• Short Summary

    Sotheby's, London, - famed for its record-breaking art auctions - was the scene May 11 for an auction with a difference - one in aid of World Refugee Year.

  • Description

    1.
    SV PAN along lots before sale
    0.09

    2.
    CU bridal doll made by inmate of Parkhurst prison
    0.12

    3.
    CU tea caddies presented by the Queen
    0.17

    4.
    CU painting presented by Sir Winston Churchill
    0.23

    5.
    SCU Lady Churchill is audience
    0.26

    6.
    LV SOF begins - Churchill painting put up for auction
    0.30

    7.
    CU Lady Churchill
    0.34

    8.
    LV start of bidding - SOF: "I've had several bids and we'll start the bidding at GBP3,000...GBP3,500...GBP4,000...GBP4,500...GBP5,000...GBP5,500...GBP6,000...GBP6,500...GBP7,000...GBP7,200......GBP7,400"
    1.44

    9.
    SV (silent) the Churchill painting
    1.48



    Initials BA/V/AW/BA



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Sotheby's, London, - famed for its record-breaking art auctions - was the scene May 11 for an auction with a difference - one in aid of World Refugee Year.
    Among articles auctioned were tea caddies presented by the Queen, which fetched GBP400, and a doll made by an inmate of Parkhurst prison, which fetched GBP22.
    A painting by Sir Winston Churchill went for GBP7400, and there to see it sold was Lady Churchill.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF1BA0G8QLLH47JNHEKZKH0ZD
    Media URN:
    VLVAF1BA0G8QLLH47JNHEKZKH0ZD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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