Collector hits the jackpot at Bonham’s London auction, February 24, 2016

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16th century oak door panel of King John

16th century oak door panel of King John

How’s this for a story? A collector in England buys an item on eBay for a few thousand pounds, then consigns it to Bonham’s auction, where it sells for £184,900 ($263,033)? Knowledge is king (pun intended). For the rest of the story click on the following links. Oak panel from King Henry VIII era sells for £185k and SURVIVING TUDOR TURMOIL: HISTORIC HENRY VIII PANEL LEADS BONHAMS’ FIRST OAK INTERIOR SALE AT NEW BOND STREET. For the actual result from Bonham’s auction, click here.


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