We've been operating from Penzance for over 40 years initially from offices on Morrab Road and then from our base in Alverton since the 1980s. We offer a broad service which allows us to accommodate full house clearances, selling household goods in our Home & Garden Sale and splitting higher value items amongst our specialist sales. Our team combines varied areas of expertise, contacts, and industry experience which allows us to confidently accept and advise on the vast majority of items and sell them where appropriate.

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The Julia & Sven Berlin Collection


David Lay Auctions have been given the honour of cataloguing and selling the entire contents of Sven Berlin's studio, which had been lovingly preserved by his third wife Julia, who died last year. It is a wonderful opportunity to present every facet and stage of the extraordinary life of this controversial and misunderstood artist, writer and poet, who was also a gypsy, a dancer and a zoo keeper during his rich and varied life.

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