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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.

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