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UK seller makes huge profit on Knox mirror

A mirror created by Manx designer Archibald Knox has left its United Kingdom owner smiling after selling for £100,000.

The piece was sold at auction at Sotheby's in Paris, after the previous owner paid £6,500 for it on eBay last year.

The silver, enamel, lapis lazuli, chalcedony and mahogany item was designed by Knox in 1901 while he was living in Sulby.

Liam O’Neill of the Archibald Knox Society says it's a very important item:

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