Donegal carousel among items of historical interest at auction
An extremely rare late 19th Century hand operated Fairground carousel from Donegal has sold at Victor Mee Auction Sales for €14,500.
The carousel was in use in Buncrana and is still in working order. It has 18 hand-carved and painted horses and two swing boats, complete with hand-painted carnival signs, surround and canopy.
There were 1,500 registered bidders with 18 items sold.
A spokesperson for Victor Mee Auction Sales said: "Online seems to be the way forward at the moment and is this the end of onsite auctions for the foreseeable future. We experienced fierce competition for majority of lots."
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