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Halstead: Captain Oates' auction beats expectations
4:00pm Thursday 14th March 2013 in News
Military belts belonging to a brave Antarctic explorer has beaten expectations at auction.
The items, owned by Captain Laurence Oates who hails from Gestingthorpe, sold for £1,100 at Reeman Dansie auctions in Colchester.
They were expected to fetch between £400 and £700 when it went under the hammer on Friday, March 8.
The identity of the buyer is confidential.