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Sold to the Man With the Tin Leg - Philip Serrell

Sold to the Man With the Tin Leg

Paperback Published: 8th March 2007
ISBN: 9780340895030
Number Of Pages: 256

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When Philip Serrell - now well known for his television appearances - gave up teaching to become a professional auctioneer, he thought he was embarking on a sensible and safe career . . . a quiet life in the country with no surprises. In THE AUCTIONEER'S LOT we found out how wrong he was. SOLD TO THE MAN WITH THE TIN LEG Philip describes more of his extraordinary experiences as a country auctioneer, aided and abetted by some of the most colourful characters Worcestershire has to offer. From dodgy cars to fakes in the saleroom; angry livestock, mangled silverware and tortuous - not to mention muddy - experiences in local markets and farm sales, Philip has been there, done that and got the hoofprints on his suit to prove it. And of course, there's the return Philip's tin-legged boss . . .

Industry Reviews

Marvellous . . . forget about car boot sales and eBay: this is the real thing. - Independent on AN AUCTIONEER'S LOT

Philip Serrell's gentle tales are redolent of a vanishing, if not already vanished, way of life. - Daily Express

ISBN: 9780340895030
ISBN-10: 0340895039
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 8th March 2007
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.8  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1