Dauncy Mill Sale Report


House contents sales were once common place in this country, today they are rare events.  The first to be held in Gloucestershire this year, therefore attracted huge interest.  Wotton Auction Rooms were instructed to sell the surplus contents (700 lots) at Daunceys Mill, Uley on Saturday 23rd June with prospective buyers attending from all parts of the country for the eclectic lots on offer ranging from three ships figure heads selling for 4,600, a pair of early framed tabards at 2,000.  Several vintage shop counters and printers cabinets ranging from 200-500 each, vintage petrol pump at 420, Edwardian iron garden canopy at 350, ten or so bundles of Victorian and Edwardian garden hand tools totalling 700.  A vintage deep sea divers set comprising helmet, suit, boots, knife and air pump sold for 1,085, two heavy bronze marine steering gears by MacTaggart Scott & Co sold for 1,180.  Georgian oak longcase clock by Gibson of Newcastle 800, antique wainscot chair 340, waxed pine dresser 500, fishmongers table 350, 3 vintage garden tables and 12 chairs 540 and so it continued, 98% of the sale found new homes.









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