Bunhill: His Notes

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Peter Scott, the polo-playing former chairman of Aegis, the media buyer, left behind an impressive list of executive toys for his employer to sell.

Mr Scott, who received a pounds 2.2m pay off from the company, passed on an eight-seater Citation V company jet which goes on auction in Dallas this week at a target price of pounds 2m.

Nearer home, the Bentley R Turbo in which he nipped about town at the company's expense is also up for grabs. Sadly for Aegis, it's a buyers' market for Bentleys these day. Word on the street is that Asil Nadir's four-wheeled steed is also looking for a nice new home.

The furniture from Mr Scott's former office is also on offer. Budding media moguls should check out the Victorian Burr Elm black leather executive desk, written down to a modest pounds 1,500. Meanwhile, a matching burgundy button-back leather swivel chair could also be yours for just pounds 350.

For those with an artistic bent, there are four pictures, ranging from a Cumming (pounds 3,000) to a Bickley for pounds 2,500. Life must be emptier for Mr Scott nowadays without these items, but at least he can cry all the way to the bank.