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pounds 1,400 MOUSE TRAP.

ROBERT "Mouseman" Thompson is renowned among collectors who fall eagerly on the rustic oak pieces made in his family's North Yorkshire workshop business today in Kilburn).

Usually, just one of the master craftsman's trademark mouse signature is worked into the of his products, so when an intricately carved the creatures comes on to the market, chequebooks start flashing. Yorkshire auctioneers Tennants took a bid of pounds 1,400 for this beautifully patinated pair of bookends, probably carved firm's Stan Dodds in the early 1960s.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Dec 15, 2007
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