Saturday, 26 July 2008

Ronnie Makes £16,000

Ronnie Kray - Country CottageA collection of Ronnie Kray's daubs sold for a total of £16,000 at Mander Auctioneers today. When I first reported this sale, seven were up for grabs (CLICK). BBC Suffolk now reports that eight were sold (title link). They hit the top end of their pre-sale estimates of £1500 to £2000. So who bought them? Sir Nick for Tate Modern? The publican of The Blind Beggar? Vladimir Putin as a pressie for Andrei Lugovoi? Or Sir Ian Blair as a nostalgic reminder of simpler days for the Met. Police?


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