[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Monday, 29 November, 2004, 17:33 GMT
Dolls houses go under the hammer
Dolls' house
Telephone bids were received at the gallery
A collection of about 50 dolls houses has been sold at auction in Devon after attracting international interest.

The houses and thousands of pieces of miniature furniture, dolls and accessories were owned by an unnamed woman from Liskeard in Cornwall.

The collection sold for up to 1,700 for an Edwardian house. One buyer even bid 1,250 for a kitchen setting, made by German firm Bing.

The Stannery Gallery in Tavistock hosted the auction.

Dolls' house sold for 124,750
29 Oct 03 |  Hampshire/Dorset

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific