Toymaker's hand-carved working models sell for up to pounds 10,000

Eric Williamson, who designs and manufactures hand-carved, wooden toy automata ranging in price from pounds 100 to pounds 10,000, working on a project at his home near Llanbrynmair, Powys, Mid-Wales. His models sell to collectors, exhibitors and the York automata museum.

Photograph: Steve Peake

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