Friday 13th June 2008

Old Plate crack finally gives way.

Reports are coming in that the plate that local resident Wolfie Wolfgang uses to stand a houseplant on has finally broken. It had been cracked for years but now has broken into two halves. Wolfie is going to decide over the weekend whether to mend it or throw it away.

Decision on broken plate imminent

Following reports that Lewes-based Wolfie Wolfgang’s plate has broken due to deep cracking, it has now been announced that Wolf has made his final decision about whether to throw it away or mend it. He wants to inform close family members before making any further statements.

Offers Pour in for Broken Plate

Several people have put their names forward in the broken plate story that has hit the airwaves this week. News that local resident Wolfie Wolfgang has an old broken plate which he is thinking of throwing away has led to three or four people asking if they can re-house the plate and, if possible, glue it together again.

Surprise Auction announced for broken plate

It has been announced that a surprise auction will be held in Brighton today for a broken plate that has caused some local interest amongst plate enthusiasts. A leading Brighton auctioneer says that at least three people have expressed an interest and that there will also be an anonymous telephone bid. The plate is in fact a white soup bowl, which has been cracked for years but which finally broke earlier this week.

Broken Plate goes to the highest bidder.

A Brighton housewife and mother of three is the lucky winner in the so-called Broken Plate Auction held in Brighton yesterday. Mrs. Eleanor Williams spoke of her delight last night after putting in the winning bid for a broken white soup bowl which was put up for sale after its previous owner had decided to throw it away. The owner, father of two, Mr. Wolfgang from Lewes said that he was very pleased with the price. It is thought that the plate was sold for a sum in the region of three pounds. Mrs. Williams will get her husband to mend it and plans to use it as a feeding dish for her black and white cat, Nibbles.

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