Well, the auction itself doesn’t. I mean, if an auction house thinks it can sell something, sure, why shouldn’t it try?
It’s the potential buyer I wonder about. Oh dear but you don’t know what I’m talking about, do you? This item from Harper’s Weekly Review:
It was announced that pieces of a bridge on which A. A. Milne, author of the Winnie the Pooh books, played with his son will go up for auction at the same house that sold 20 tons of the Berlin Wall.