Clapton guns go on sale

Thirteen shotguns belonging to rock star Eric Clapton could fetch more than £500,000 (€635,000) at auction later this year, experts think.

Clapton's collection will go on sale in Hammersmith, west London, on December 11.

Auctioneers Holt's, based in Wolferton, Norfolk, describe the guitarist's items as "fascinating".

Lots include guns made by William Evans, Watson Bros, Holland & Holland and J Purdey & Sons.

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