Sword-pistol "brandished by Lord Nelson" at Battle of Trafalgar goes up for auction

Sword-pistol 'brandished by Lord Nelson' at Battle of Trafalgar goes up for auctionSilver-mounted DB flintlock tap-action weapon expected to fetch 15,000Discovered in possessions owned by his closest friend Alexander DavisonAuctioneer: 'Pistols of this period and quality do not often come up for sale' | UPDATED: 18:02 GMT, 6 December 2012 'Truly exceptional': This sword-pistol, which is believed to have been used by Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, is going up for auction A sword-pistol thought to have been brandished by Lord Nelson in the Battle of Trafalgar is set to fetch up to 15,000 when it goes up for auction tomorrow.

Britain"s biggest collection of light bulbs: stunning coloured bulbs go under the hammer for 3,000

All things bright and beautiful: Stunning collection of colourful light bulbs is Britain's biggestCollection of 500 bulbs belonged to lighting engineer Bill CarltonIncludes bulbs made with rare metals and others from 19th CenturyHaul sold at auction to a European buyer for 1,750 today | UPDATED: 20:42 GMT, 6 December 2012 Britain’s biggest collection of light bulbs went under the hammer for 1,750 at auction today. The set of more than 500 bulbs was bought as a single lot by a European buyer after the electrician who spent years collecting them died