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Bankrupt woman's designer goods fetch £100k at auction in Lincolnshire

By Barnaby_B  |  Posted: October 01, 2011

  • SOLD: Lisa Pearce, left, and Diane Scott model two of the bags.

  • SOLD: Diane Scott models a Hermes bag, originally valued at around £15,000.

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A PRIVATE collection of designer handbags, jewellery and luxury goods has fetched just £100,000 at auction in Lincolnshire.

The items were being sold off after the woman who owned them was declared bankrupt.

They included 60 handbags, evening bags, purses and wallets by designers ranging from Hermes and Lana Marks to Louis Vuitton, Judith Leiber and Chanel. The handbags originally cost up to £10,000 a time.

There were also 48 jewellery lots by names including Cartier and Tiffany & Co.

Market Rasen auctioneers Brown & Co said the most expensive item was bought for £5,000.

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  • pinnerkid  |  October 01 2011, 9:06AM

    Why comment on a story which is so old, even by the Echo's standards?

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