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The Times - Foreign collectors want Margaret Thatcher's robe

In The Times on 9 January 2016 - Managing Director Neil Westwood from Magic Whiteboard has received two offers from Japan and South Korea for Margaret Thatcher's parliamentary robes. Offers have been received for £100,000 and £150,000 for former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's unique parliamentary robes.

Neil Westwood Managing Director of Magic Whiteboard won Margaret Thatcher's parliamentary robes after a bidding war for £84,000 at auction house Christie's on 15th December.

The parliamentary robes belonged to Margaret Thatcher who was longest serving UK prime Minister of the 20th century (11 years 209 days)

On examing the robes a lipstick mark of Margaret Thatcher was found on the inside of the parliamentary robes which has significantly increased the value of the robes. This was not identified by Christie's at the time of the auction.

Magic Whiteboard are planning to loan Margaret Thatcher's Parliamentary robes to museums so that people can enjoy and see this unique piece of political history - To enquire about loan terms please contact sales@magicwhiteboard.co.uk tel 00 44 1905 451552

 


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