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Historic lots sell for £10,000

A collection of Cornish maritime memorabilia has sold for £10,825 at auction in Penzance.The lots included 15th Century canon balls which were dredged from the River Fal. The collection was built up by the Newman family, who ran the Smugglers Cottage tea room on the Roseland Peninsula.

Smugglers Cottage
The Newman family ran the Smugglers Cottage tea room Credit: Kathy Wardle

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