Perhaps a surprise at a recent Lincoln sale was an 18th Century cast iron padlock and key.
Colin Young, our principal auctioneer and valuer demonstrates above how you can unlock the potential of such a piece when it comes to auction.
"This piece came with its original key which greatly enhances the attractiveness to potential buyers." said Colin.
So how did it do on sale day? Take a peak and see how bidding can escalate when two buyers really want the same item.