Great interest in train robbery items

A collection of unique Great Train Robbery items performed “very well” under the hammer, according to auctioneer JP Humbert.

Monday, 22nd June 2015, 11:25 am
The items go under the hammer on Tuesday

The haul, which went up for sale last Tuesday, included a coat of arms from Linslade Magistrates Court, a piece of the railway line the train stopped on and original notes stolen in the robbery.

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Auctioneer JP Humbert would not disclose the totals each item went for but indicated that the sale proved popular.

A spokesman said: “It went very well and many of the items aroused a great deal of interest from the general public.”