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Tattersalls Oct Book-2 Day-3: Sale Finishes With Record Turnover

Friday, 19th October 2012

At the close of Day-3's trade for the Tattersalls October Book-2 Sale a new record had been set for the sale turnover. A total of 206 lots were sold on the fourth and final day for a total of 7,147,500 guineas, with the clearance rate for the day a high 88%. The average during the final session was 34,529 guineas and the median 30,000 guineas. Overall, the 4-day sale saw a total of 788 lots sold for 31,039,000 guineas – the second highest turnover for a sale in Europe in 2012, behind just Book 1 last week. The turnover represented a rise of 23% on last year's levels. Although the average dropped 1% to 39,390 guineas, the median rose 7% to 32,000 guineas.

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