• Short Summary

    Hobby horses, traction engines and vintage cars are among the lots at a Twyford auction.

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    GV. People assembling at the Goodey's Yard at Twyford, for the odd sale auction. GV. Scrap yard showing various broken down cars, tractors and other vehicles. SV. An old engine and an old type coach rotting away in the grass. SV. Old traction engine under trees. SV. Old type charabanc. CU. Mr Goodey, who owns the yard. SV. A Gypsy caravan. GV. People assembled at the ground. Lot No 519, children's round about, which was sold for $150. CU. Man looking on, smoking cigar. SV. Pan, children going round on round about, pan to auctioneer. LV. Lot No 317, racing car which was sold for $52.10.Od. CU. Man dressed up in goggles and racing gear. GV. People assembled around old time traction engine. SCU. Buyer standing alongside. SV. & SCU. People looking at old time hurdy-gurdy organ. SV. Auctioneer and people around, pan down to lot No 60, two snow sleighs ordered by the British Army in 1940, sold for $2. CU. Two girls bidding. SCU. Two snow sleighs. LV. Old time traction engine with large crane being auctioned - lot No 414 sold for $70. The crane is being taken to Ireland for quarry work. STV. Hansom cab being auctioned - lot 526, sold for $27. This cab was used as a prop for Marilyn Monroe's film "The Sleeping Prince". SCU. Hansom cab, showing lot 526 written on the back of the cab in chalk. STV. Old time motor car "The Bean" being auctioned. SV. Man putting an old anchor in the back of his truck after buying it. SV. Pan, boy riding away on a hobby horse - lot No 325 sold for $3.10.Od.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:02:00 / 01:15:14:00

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