Celeb cachet lights up sale of the unexpected

Sartorial highlights include John Lennon’s cufflinks and the Duchess of Windsor’s ear clips

4th September, 2016
John Lennons cufflinks (£8,000-£12,000)

Christie’s 250th anniversary Out of the Ordinary sale does exactly what it says on the tin. This year, there’s a bonanza in the shape of the David Gainsborough Roberts Collection.

Roberts’ compulsion began aged nine when an aunt gave him a fragment of Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory. His first career choice was acting, followed by spells as a professional wrestling promotor and a music promotor before the penny dropped, and he...

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