Gold Coins & Sovereigns

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Friday 02 March 2018

Commencing at 6:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday 23rd February – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 24th February – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 1st March – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

A large consignment of Gold Coins & Sovereigns

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Condition Reports
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Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.

ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Vintiner on
01234 266366 or jewellery@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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