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Raglan sale postponed after legal challenge

10 April 2012Written by ATG Reporter

CHRISTIE’S South Kensington has been forced to postpone their sale of the Raglan Collection at the 11th hour after a legal dispute over the estate resulted in a court injunction.

The single-owner sale, which has already received publicity from campaign group Raglan Rescue, who wanted to save a number of historic items for the nation, was halted late on Friday, March 30 just days before the sale was due to take place.

Christie's said: "The auction has been postponed pending resolution of a legal claim filed by a family member", but would not release any further details.

The collection comprises over 300 lots and was expected to raise in excess of £750,000.

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