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INSIGHT: Banksy's SWAT van to auction

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Well, the significance of this work is that it is the best piece by Banksy ever come to market, and that, for us, is hugely important. We've been known for showing the artist's work for ten years or more. So to have the centerpiece of his most important exhibition standing outside our backdoor in Haunch of Venison yard, with hundreds of people coming to view it over the weekend, has been a massive coup for us and great fun.
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So, we've put a guide price of 2 to 3000 pounds. His record at auction is 1.9 million. It just all depends whether we get two people with deep pockets having a go at it together on a Wednesday at 4 o'clock.