Beatrix Potter Collection

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Friday 06 November 2020

Commencing at 11:00am

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday 30th October - 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 31st October - 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 5th November - 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale - 9am to 11am

A collection of Beatrix Potter figures to be sold on behalf of Great Ormond Street Hospital.GOSHC logo_black text_CMYK501_1

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our sales please contact Lindsay Taylor on 01234 266366 or email lindsay@peacockauction.co.uk

For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.

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