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£410,600 raised at Herd of Sheffield Auction

Ancon waved farewell to its sponsored elephant Holi at the Herd of Sheffield auction which raised a fantastic total of £410,600 for the Children’s Hospital Charity.

Holi, Ancon's sponsored elephant, "in the wild" outside Sheffield's Winter Garden

The event which took place at the prestigious Crucible Theatre on Thursday 20th October, consisted of 58 uniquely designed elephants which descended on the city of Sheffield in the summer months.

The auction aimed to raise funds for a highly specialised Multipurpose Fluoroscopy System which obtains real-time moving X-ray images and can be used to identify and stop internal bleeding in vascular trauma injury.

The auctioneers were BBC Bargain Hunt’s Charles Hanson and Associate Director and Head of Northern Auctions f