go under the hammer


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go under the hammer

To be put up for or sold at auction. The banker's family estate had to go under the hammer to cover some of his mounting debt.
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And the world's first spacecraft designed to successfully orbit and return to earth is also to go under the hammer for an estimated pounds 5million.
POIGNANT artefacts raised from the submerged wreckage of the Titanic are set to go under the hammer in a pounds 120 million sale.
James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Luke Wright and Mike Yardy are also set to go under the hammer next month.
SOME of the cuddly creatures which make up part of Liverpool's new quirky public art project will go under the hammer for the Alder Hey Imagine Appeal.
AROUND 400 convertibles ranging from an Aston Martin DB9 Volante to more modestly priced Mazda MX-5 models go under the hammer in British Car Auctions' first beach-themed sale at Blackbushe tomorrow.
The latest Freud painting to go under the hammer, Naked Portrait with Reflection, belongs to an anonymous collector who bought the painting in London in 1998 for pounds 2.
TREASURES from the Warwickshire home of architect Sir Christopher Wren will go under the hammer at a leading auction house.
A MANCHESTER United Football Club blazer owned by soccer hero George Best will go under the hammer at auction.
In an effort to recoup some of the losses suffered in the robbery, the car was one of the lots auctioned off by the police at The Great Train Robbery Special Auction Sale at Measham in February 1969 and now it is due to go under the hammer again at H&H Classic Auctions' sale of historic motor cars and automobilia at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire on October 5/6.
The souvenirs from the club's FA Cup Final appearances go under the hammer at Sothebys in London on Wednesday.
Browns Hotel in Laugharne, west Wales, will go under the hammer at the town's Memorial Hall on April 21.
The medals go under the hammer at Biddle and Webb in Birmingham on Saturday at 11am.
London, July 12 (ANI): Actor Peter Sellers' letter, which he wrote to ensure financial security for his troubled daughter Victoria just hours before his death, is all set to go under the hammer, 30 years after his passing.
The first lot to go under the hammer will be 96, Sandhurst Street, in Aigburth, a midterrace vacant house which has a guide price of pounds 75,000.
I'm looking forward to seeing it go under the hammer.