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Vintage shoes sell for £1100

A collection of vintage shoes including worker's hobnail boots, handmade clogs and leather football boots has sold for £1100 at auction.

The pairs are mostly from the 1940s and 50s, nearly all unworn. They were collected by Brian Bennett, a former travelling shoe salesman, from shops around the country. In most cases, they would otherwise have been thrown away.

The pairs were all sold as separate lots to one buyer at Anderson and Garland auction house in Newcastle.

Auctioneer Rod Meek described the collection as "unique".

The shoes were nearly all unworn, unwanted samples Credit: ITV
The shoes were mostly from the 1940s and 1950s. Credit: ITV
The collection included leather football boots dating from the 1940s Credit: ITV
The lots sold for £1100 at auction in Newcastle to one buyer Credit: ITV