A rare oil painting by L.S Lowry has sold at auction for more than £200,000.
The work dates from 1968 and is more colourful than the artist's usual matchstick figures.
It may be small - the size of a piece of A4 paper - but it went for £201,300 in Dorchester.
A rare oil painting by L S Lowry is being sold at auction in Dorchester later. The work dates from 1968 and is more colourful than the artist's usual matchstick figures.
It may be small - the size of a piece of A4 paper - but could make as much as a £180,000.
A menu of the last meal served to first class passengers on the Titanic has sold in Devizes for £76,000. The menu is dated 14th April 1912 - the day the ship hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic and sank with the loss of 1,522 lives.
They include a menu from the last lunch which is valued at one hundred thousand pounds. The sale will be held on Saturday, the hundredth anniversary of the ship's completion.
Here's a report from our correspondent Rob Murphy.
A silver tray once owned by Adolf Hitler has been sold for 28 thousand pounds at an auction in Bristol today. The sale sparked interest from across Europe but the winning bid came from an anonymous telephone bidder. It was given to the German dictator as a fiftieth birthday present in 1939.
A collection of Cornish maritime memorabilia is expected to fetch up to £10,000 at auction. It includes a chair thought to have been used by General Eisenhower before the D Day landings and some 15th Century cannon balls. The items are from the Smugglers Cottage tearooms on the Roseland Peninsula.