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Last Updated: Monday October 25 2010 17:34 GMT

Chile miners' pieces of history travel the world

Man in China having photo taken with capsule built for the Chilean miners' rescue

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The story of the 33 trapped Chilean miners gripped millions around the world - and now fans from Chile to China have been scrambling to feast their eyes on a piece of history.

People in China have been queuing up to have their photo taken with one of the capsules built to bring up the miners.

In the Chilean capital Santiago, the actual rescue tube that was used is on display in the main square.

But it might be more difficult to see the famous note that told the world the miners were safe. To protect it from being printed everywhere, it's now become the property of the miner who wrote it.