Freddie Mercury

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The magic behind Sotheby's Freddie Mercury sale

There was a certain degree of sleight of hand at play by the auction house to achieve 100% of lots sold

They Want it All: Freddie Mercury collection smashes expectations at Sotheby’s

Objects ranging from Japanese art to a plush red crown and cape drove bidders into a frenzy on New Bond Street


Killer Queue: Freddie Mercury fans go Ga Ga and line up round the block for Sotheby’s show

The masses are being drawn in by the chance to see objects both fine and personal

Auction Queen: hammer to fall on Freddie Mercury’s art collection at Sotheby’s

More than 1,500 lots, including original lyrics and Victorian paintings, from the rockstar’s London home will be sold in September by former girlfriend and close friend Mary Austin