Orange Pulcini glass bird sold for £3300 at Roseberys.

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However, this example sold for £3300 against an estimate of £600-1000 at the Roseberys (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) auction in south London on June 25.

Fiona Baker from the West Norwood saleroom said: “This iconic range of birds has always been popular but the unprecedented interest in this orange example meant it ended up selling for a new auction record for this model in the UK.”