Lincolnshire

Bankrupt woman's luxury goods fetch £100,000 at auction

Dozens of designer handbags in a strong room in Brigg, Lincolnshire
Image caption The collector was said to have spent about £1m on designer accessories

A bankrupt woman's £1m collection of designer jewellery and handbags has fetched just £100,000 at auction in Lincolnshire.

The lots included 30 handbags by designers including Hermes, Chanel and Louis Vuitton.

Auctioneers Brown & Co, of Market Rasen, said the most expensive item was bought for £5,000.

The collection was put up for sale by CRG Insolvency & Recovery, which is handling the woman's bankruptcy estate.

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