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€430,000 on Clare-owned table from Armada shipwreck

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By Páraic McMahon A TABLE constructed in part from the wood from the wreck of a Spanish Armada ship from 1588 sold for €360,000 at Adams Auction on Tuesday. When the buyer’s commission of 20 percent along with VAT were included, the total cost for the successful bidder was over €430,000. Its guide price prior …

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Burke hopes 430-year-old Armada table can remain in Clare

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CLARE is losing part of its culture and history as a 430 year old table made from wood of the Spanish Armada is to go on sale at an auction. In the autumn of 1588 as many as 27 ships of the Spanish Armada were lost off the Irish coast, two of them were lost …

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