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Flog It! fans flock to Exeter valuation day

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: September 15, 2012

Flog It! presenter Paul Martin meets Norma Fisher, who drove all the way from Brussels to be on the show

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Hundreds of people descended on Exeter Cathedral to have their antiques and collectibles valued in front of the cameras of BBC2's popular series Flog It!

Almost 500 people turned up for the show, in which items are valued free of charge before going to auction, which was filmed at the cathedral on Thursday.

Location manager Alex Habgood said: "It was a really successful day. We had more than 450 visitors come through the doors. It was very positive for the cathedral which provided an excellent backdrop.

"We filmed about 30 items which will be included in the 11th series of the show."

Among the more interesting items was a 1920s pram that was rescued from a rubbish dump and a number of Great Western Railway jigsaws.

Norma Fisher made a special journey to Exeter from Brussels, in Belgium, to have an antique jug, made in Barnstaple, valued.

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