“I think they liked being together sometimes,” they added before the expert gave her valuation of the bespoke collection.
“With its letters and of course with the whistle, which I can imagine your grandmother blowing, I would say we’re talking about £6,000 to £8,000,” Hilary said.
The guest was shocked to hear how much their grandmother’s belongings would sell for if it was put up for auction.
However, they then refused to sell the priceless medals his grandmother once owned, explaining: “It’s a nice sum of money but this will stay within the family.”
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