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A Regency inlaid rosewood sofa table fitted 2 frieze drawers, raised on lyre supports with turned stretcher ending in brass caps and castors 73cm h x 69cm w 101cm when closed x 157cm when open

1160 A Regency inlaid rosewood sofa table fitted 2 frieze drawers, raised on lyre supports with turned stretcher ending in brass caps and castors 73cm h x 69cm w 101cm when closed x 157cm when open

£400-600
A brilliant cut single stone diamond ring, approx. 1.75ct, colour H/I, clarity WS1, the 6 baguettes approx. 0.5ct, 6 grams, size P

64 A brilliant cut single stone diamond ring, approx. 1.75ct, colour H/I, clarity WS1, the 6 baguettes approx. 0.5ct, 6 grams, size P

£2000-3000
An Edwardian repousse silver dome top stationery box with scrolls and flowers having a vacant cartouche, maker William Comyns, 31cm

219 An Edwardian repousse silver dome top stationery box with scrolls and flowers having a vacant cartouche, maker William Comyns, 31cm

£150-200
A Victorian fusee skeleton clock in the form of a cathedral front with 14cm silvered dial and Roman numerals, raised on an oval marble case complete with pendulum and key, the pierced gilt metal clock measures 38cm h x 7cm w x 23cm d, complete with glass dome (some minor chips to base commensurate with age and wear) overall measurement including dome and base 59cm h x 33cm w x 18cm d

1013 A Victorian fusee skeleton clock in the form of a cathedral front with 14cm silvered dial and Roman numerals, raised on an oval marble case complete with pendulum and key, the pierced gilt metal clock measures 38cm h x 7cm w x 23cm d, complete with glass dome (some minor chips to base commensurate with age and wear) overall measurement including dome and base 59cm h x 33cm w x 18cm d

£300-500
An early 18th century (circa 1830) Naval Officers flintlock pistol. The brass octagonal barrel measuring 7.5 inches and approx 18 bore with walnut stock. Signed SHARPE on the lock plates with the breeches signed LONDON and stamped with Birmingham proof mark and view mark. The tang and lock plate with engraved leaf motif, the brass trigger guard engraved sunburst motif. The brass butt plate also engraved. Complete with steel ramrod.

744 An early 18th century (circa 1830) Naval Officers flintlock pistol. The brass octagonal barrel measuring 7.5 inches and approx 18 bore with walnut stock. Signed SHARPE on the lock plates with the breeches signed LONDON and stamped with Birmingham proof mark and view mark. The tang and lock plate with engraved leaf motif, the brass trigger guard engraved sunburst motif. The brass butt plate also engraved. Complete with steel ramrod.

£300-400
A lady's Rolex Oyster Perpetual date wristwatch on a bimetallic bracelet, the case stamped 5058428 contained in a 25mm case

1 A lady's Rolex Oyster Perpetual date wristwatch on a bimetallic bracelet, the case stamped 5058428 contained in a 25mm case

£700-900
An 18ct white gold Art Deco diamond brooch set with 5 graduated old cut diamonds and rose cut diamonds, approx. 2.5ct. 55mm x 25mm, 12.5 grams

89 An 18ct white gold Art Deco diamond brooch set with 5 graduated old cut diamonds and rose cut diamonds, approx. 2.5ct. 55mm x 25mm, 12.5 grams

£1650-1950
A Distinguished Flying medal group of 5 medals to 1264568 Flight Sergeant A F Lacey RAF comprising George VI issue Distinguished Flying medal, 39-45 Star, Defence and War medal together with South African Air Force Observers or Air Gunners log book to 156 Squadron with dates from August 1943 to June 1945

443 A Distinguished Flying medal group of 5 medals to 1264568 Flight Sergeant A F Lacey RAF comprising George VI issue Distinguished Flying medal, 39-45 Star, Defence and War medal together with South African Air Force Observers or Air Gunners log book to 156 Squadron with dates from August 1943 to June 1945

£1800-2400
A Victorian cylinder musical box playing 12 aires and with 27cm cylinder contained in an inlaid rosewood box, the interior label marked 12 aires and numbered 1693 13cm h x 59cm w x 23cm d

1024 A Victorian cylinder musical box playing 12 aires and with 27cm cylinder contained in an inlaid rosewood box, the interior label marked 12 aires and numbered 1693 13cm h x 59cm w x 23cm d

£500-700
Edward Hersey 1984, impressionist oil on canvas, "Country Refelections" rural study of a river with swans and grazing cattle, church in distance 39cm x 60cm

912 Edward Hersey 1984, impressionist oil on canvas, "Country Refelections" rural study of a river with swans and grazing cattle, church in distance 39cm x 60cm

£3750-4250
An RAF brass "scramble" bell from the R.A.F Poling radar base in West Sussex, stamped A.M 1939. together with a photo of WAAF Avis and a mahogany display cabinet. This bell was situated by the sleeping quarters of the base and was used extensively on the 18th of August 1940 known as "the hardest day" in the Battle of Britain. On the day the Luftwaffe attempted to destroy the Polling radar station with a large formation or Stuka (Junkers Ju 87) dive bombers. As remembered by Poling W.A.A.F Avis Parson "During this time it was put to great use. Oh how I hated it at times. I would be in a deep sleep, having been on duty all night, but it would keep ringing until everyone was in the shelter".  Parsons would receive the Military Medal for her actions on that night.  Provenance - taken from the Poling base upon demolition in 1956 by David Balaam, gifted to Bill Weatherly MM for W.A.A.F Avis Parsons in 1999 then gifted to RAF Princess Marina house by Parsons

839 An RAF brass "scramble" bell from the R.A.F Poling radar base in West Sussex, stamped A.M 1939. together with a photo of WAAF Avis and a mahogany display cabinet. This bell was situated by the sleeping quarters of the base and was used extensively on the 18th of August 1940 known as "the hardest day" in the Battle of Britain. On the day the Luftwaffe attempted to destroy the Polling radar station with a large formation or Stuka (Junkers Ju 87) dive bombers. As remembered by Poling W.A.A.F Avis Parson "During this time it was put to great use. Oh how I hated it at times. I would be in a deep sleep, having been on duty all night, but it would keep ringing until everyone was in the shelter". Parsons would receive the Military Medal for her actions on that night. Provenance - taken from the Poling base upon demolition in 1956 by David Balaam, gifted to Bill Weatherly MM for W.A.A.F Avis Parsons in 1999 then gifted to RAF Princess Marina house by Parsons

£1500-2000
Niels Moller for J L Moller Danish, model no. 75, a set of 6 20th Century teak bar back dining chairs with woven paper cord seats, 2 the bases marked J L Moller, 2 marked Danish Furniture Makers and 2 unmarked 74cm h x 48cm w x 42cm d

1070 Niels Moller for J L Moller Danish, model no. 75, a set of 6 20th Century teak bar back dining chairs with woven paper cord seats, 2 the bases marked J L Moller, 2 marked Danish Furniture Makers and 2 unmarked 74cm h x 48cm w x 42cm d

£300-500

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We hold two public auctions fortnightly, one for Fine Art and Antiques and the other for Vintage items and Interiors . Amongst the antiques we regularly sell include Paintings, Carpets, Furniture, Ceramics, Silverware, Toys, Stamps, Jewellery, Clocks, Watches and any other collectables we are presented with.

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