Going, Going, Gone

Five programmes which rummage through the wares at auctions around the country.


01The Jersey Marine Auction1998051219990208The annual social event at which islanders can pick up a cheap oilskin and catch up on local gossip.
02The Inverurie Livestock Auction1998051919990209In Scotland, small farmers struggle to get a good price for their cattle in a market ravaged by BSE and dwindling export sales.
03The Corkscrew Auction1998052619990210The biggest date in the corkscrew collector's calendar takes place at Christie's in London. International devotees salivate over a rare Philos Blake patent with a catalogue price of 8,000 pounds.
04The Lost Property Auction1998060219990211A consignment of condensed soup, a brass toilet seat and a stash of bungee tape come under the hammer at Stalybridge in Cheshire.
05 LASTThe Promise Auction1998060919990212A fund-raising auction for the Catholic church in the Oxfordshire village of Dorchester-on-Thames. Home-baked croissants, guitar lessons and a caravan holiday in Salcombe are some of the lots on offer.