Iconic London street signs for auction at Summers Place



2015-06-26 13:16:40

Iconic London street signs for auction at Summers Place

London's most iconic street signs are being sold by Westminster City Council

A collection of some of London's most iconic street signs will be sold by Summers Place Auction Ltd in Sussex, UK on May 21,on behalf of Westminster City Council and Transport for London.

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The auction features signs for as little as 20 ($30), with the highest estimates held by those for the famous Abbey Road and Downing Street at 1,000-1,500 ($1,500-2,292).

Buyers will also be able to bid on a cast iron post complete with a set of directional signs (including Buckingham Palace) for 500-800 ($764-1,222).

The sale is partof a move by local authorities to upgrade their signposts to make navigating the capital city easier for visitors.

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