Dolls go under the hammer

A selection of Dolls from the Museum of Dolls are up for auction.

Dolls go under the hammer

More than 500 lots of dolls, toys, textiles and costume are expected to fetch in the region of £50,000 - £70,000 when items from the Museum of Dolls in Cromwell in Newark go under the hammer.

A selection of the dolls on sale this weekend Credit: Vina Cooke Museum / Alan Partridge Auctioneers

The Old Rectory has been home to Mrs Vina Cooke's collection since 1983 where, with husband Mr Charles Cooke-Chambers, dolls and toys were cared for, restored, created and exhibited.

The auction will take place on Saturday 8th November.