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Good results from our auction of Antique, Fine Art and Collectables auction held on Wednesday 5th of December 2018

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Frank Hampson (1918 - 1985). An original pair of storyboard artworks for Dan Dare from The Eagle comic front and back back cover vol. 10 no. 25. Watercolours on board from the story series "Terra Nova". These were among the last artworks by Frank Hampson for the Eagle and Dan Dare coinciding with the 1959 printers strike. Hampson was a British Illustrator and creator of Dan Dare.

394 Frank Hampson (1918 - 1985). An original pair of storyboard artworks for Dan Dare from The Eagle comic front and back back cover vol. 10 no. 25. Watercolours on board from the story series "Terra Nova". These were among the last artworks by Frank Hampson for the Eagle and Dan Dare coinciding with the 1959 printers strike. Hampson was a British Illustrator and creator of Dan Dare.

SOLD £1600
Two bottles of Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion Grand Cru 1959, supplied by Hyde Park Hotel London

256 Two bottles of Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion Grand Cru 1959, supplied by Hyde Park Hotel London

SOLD £1200
Francois Halkett (1856-1921) oil on canvas signed, portrait of a young girl holding a fan beside a chaise longue 77cm x 47cm

420 Francois Halkett (1856-1921) oil on canvas signed, portrait of a young girl holding a fan beside a chaise longue 77cm x 47cm

SOLD £1050
An Edwardian 18ct yellow gold 2 stone diamond crossover ring, each stone approx 0.6ct size Q 1/2

523 An Edwardian 18ct yellow gold 2 stone diamond crossover ring, each stone approx 0.6ct size Q 1/2

SOLD £980
Frank Hampson (1918 - 1985). The original storyboard artwork for Dan Dare from The Eagle comic front cover vol. 10 no. 25. Watercolour on board from the story series "Terra Nova".  These were among the last artworks by Frank Hampson for the Eagle and Dan Dare coinciding with the 1959 printers strike. Hampson was a British Illustrator and creator of Dan Dare.

396 Frank Hampson (1918 - 1985). The original storyboard artwork for Dan Dare from The Eagle comic front cover vol. 10 no. 25. Watercolour on board from the story series "Terra Nova". These were among the last artworks by Frank Hampson for the Eagle and Dan Dare coinciding with the 1959 printers strike. Hampson was a British Illustrator and creator of Dan Dare.

SOLD £940
A Victorian repousse silver tea set comprising teapot, 2 handled sugar bowl and milk jug with floral decoration and vacant cartouche on scroll feet, London 1866, maker Charles Boyton, 1585 grams

450 A Victorian repousse silver tea set comprising teapot, 2 handled sugar bowl and milk jug with floral decoration and vacant cartouche on scroll feet, London 1866, maker Charles Boyton, 1585 grams

SOLD £900
A pair of 18ct white gold ear studs approx. 0.7ct

525 A pair of 18ct white gold ear studs approx. 0.7ct

SOLD £750
A late 19th Century Italian walnut commode of serpentine outline with black veined marble top, fitted 3 long drawers with bronzed handles, raised on cabriole supports 97cm h x 148cm w x 158cm d

1006 A late 19th Century Italian walnut commode of serpentine outline with black veined marble top, fitted 3 long drawers with bronzed handles, raised on cabriole supports 97cm h x 148cm w x 158cm d

SOLD £600
A white gold sapphire and diamond cluster ring the centre stone approx 0.7ct flanked by 8 brilliant cut diamonds approx. 0.10ct each size Q

501 A white gold sapphire and diamond cluster ring the centre stone approx 0.7ct flanked by 8 brilliant cut diamonds approx. 0.10ct each size Q

SOLD £600
A Continental butcher's block, raised on an associated made up base fitted 2 drawers with a carved and pierced apron, raised on 6 turned and reeded supports 89cm h x 200cm w x 62cm d

917 A Continental butcher's block, raised on an associated made up base fitted 2 drawers with a carved and pierced apron, raised on 6 turned and reeded supports 89cm h x 200cm w x 62cm d

SOLD £550
A 14ct yellow gold emerald cut blue topaz ring, approx 6.2ct surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds approx. 0.5ct size M 1/2

492 A 14ct yellow gold emerald cut blue topaz ring, approx 6.2ct surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds approx. 0.5ct size M 1/2

SOLD £550
A silver 2 handled tray with Chippendale rim Sheffield 1934 Maker Viners 1920 grams

573 A silver 2 handled tray with Chippendale rim Sheffield 1934 Maker Viners 1920 grams

SOLD £500
A D shaped French walnut vitrine with pink veined marble top and pierced gilt gallery, the interior fitted shelves enclosed by a bow front panelled door, raised on cabriole supports with gilt metal mounts throughout 140cm h x 66cm w x 33cm d

1004 A D shaped French walnut vitrine with pink veined marble top and pierced gilt gallery, the interior fitted shelves enclosed by a bow front panelled door, raised on cabriole supports with gilt metal mounts throughout 140cm h x 66cm w x 33cm d

SOLD £460
A French Kingwood and inlaid marquetry commode of serpentine outline with veined marble top, fitted 3 long drawers, raised on cabriole supports with gilt metal mounts throughout 82cm h x 123cm w x 51cm d

1002 A French Kingwood and inlaid marquetry commode of serpentine outline with veined marble top, fitted 3 long drawers, raised on cabriole supports with gilt metal mounts throughout 82cm h x 123cm w x 51cm d

SOLD £460
A 1000 gram ingot of silver stamped Umicore Feinsilber 999 1000g 434373

685 A 1000 gram ingot of silver stamped Umicore Feinsilber 999 1000g 434373

SOLD £440
A Georgian mahogany chest on chest with moulded and dentil cornice, blind fret work frieze and canted corners, the upper section fitted 2 short drawers above 3 long drawers, the base fitted a brushing slide above 3 long drawers, raised on bracket feet 180cm h x 104cm w x 52cm d

965 A Georgian mahogany chest on chest with moulded and dentil cornice, blind fret work frieze and canted corners, the upper section fitted 2 short drawers above 3 long drawers, the base fitted a brushing slide above 3 long drawers, raised on bracket feet 180cm h x 104cm w x 52cm d

SOLD £440
An Art Deco 4 piece silver tea and coffee set with ebony mounts, Sheffield 1933, Maker Frank Cobb & CO Ltd 1937 and 1939, gross weight 1550 grams

572 An Art Deco 4 piece silver tea and coffee set with ebony mounts, Sheffield 1933, Maker Frank Cobb & CO Ltd 1937 and 1939, gross weight 1550 grams

SOLD £440
10 square 19th Century microscope slides of botanical studies 8.5cm x 8.5cm

276 10 square 19th Century microscope slides of botanical studies 8.5cm x 8.5cm

SOLD £420
Fire Brigade, a Queens Fire Service Medal to William R W Golding CH.Offr.Darlington Fire Brigade, a Fire Brigade Long Service Medal to Stn.Offr.William.R.Golding and a Defence medal together with a newspaper cutting and posting box

728 Fire Brigade, a Queens Fire Service Medal to William R W Golding CH.Offr.Darlington Fire Brigade, a Fire Brigade Long Service Medal to Stn.Offr.William.R.Golding and a Defence medal together with a newspaper cutting and posting box

SOLD £400
A harlequin set of 8 Chippendale style carved mahogany slat back dining chairs comprising 2 matched carvers and 6 standard chairs

897 A harlequin set of 8 Chippendale style carved mahogany slat back dining chairs comprising 2 matched carvers and 6 standard chairs

SOLD £400
Two proof silver coin sets 2002 Commonwealth Games, a cased pair 2006 United Kingdom £2 proof set, a 2005 4 coin ditto and a 2003 3 coin ditto and minor nickel crowns

738 Two proof silver coin sets 2002 Commonwealth Games, a cased pair 2006 United Kingdom £2 proof set, a 2005 4 coin ditto and a 2003 3 coin ditto and minor nickel crowns

SOLD £380
A pair of late 19th Century Meissen centrepieces with 2 handled pierced baskets encrusted with flowers on a floral encrusted support, the base with putti playing instruments on a Rococo base 30cm

1 A pair of late 19th Century Meissen centrepieces with 2 handled pierced baskets encrusted with flowers on a floral encrusted support, the base with putti playing instruments on a Rococo base 30cm

SOLD £380
A 9ct yellow gold charm bracelet with 9ct, 14ct and unmarked gold charms, gross 49.42 grams

687 A 9ct yellow gold charm bracelet with 9ct, 14ct and unmarked gold charms, gross 49.42 grams

SOLD £360
A gentleman's steel cased Omega Constellation Automatic calendar wristwatch and bracelet in an Omega box with a spare link

608 A gentleman's steel cased Omega Constellation Automatic calendar wristwatch and bracelet in an Omega box with a spare link

SOLD £340
Basilius Besler (1561-1629), a coloured engraving "Asparagus Domesticus" 49cm x 39cm

403 Basilius Besler (1561-1629), a coloured engraving "Asparagus Domesticus" 49cm x 39cm

SOLD £300
Leslie Ashwell Wood, 1964, an original cutaway illustration from The Eagle volume 15, number 13, watercolour on board  of an oil tanker

399 Leslie Ashwell Wood, 1964, an original cutaway illustration from The Eagle volume 15, number 13, watercolour on board of an oil tanker

SOLD £280
A pair of Meissen figures, putti reclining by a giant shell and making a pot of hot chocolate, both on Rococo bases with painted and impressed marks 11.5cm

92 A pair of Meissen figures, putti reclining by a giant shell and making a pot of hot chocolate, both on Rococo bases with painted and impressed marks 11.5cm

SOLD £260
A Georgian repousse silver coffee pot decorated flowers with fruitwood handle,  gross 624gr

458 A Georgian repousse silver coffee pot decorated flowers with fruitwood handle, gross 624gr

SOLD £250
Leslie Ashwell Wood, 1964, an original cutaway illustration from The Eagle Volume 15, number 8, watercolour on board of a crane, 55cm h x 40cm w

398 Leslie Ashwell Wood, 1964, an original cutaway illustration from The Eagle Volume 15, number 8, watercolour on board of a crane, 55cm h x 40cm w

SOLD £240
A 1930's chiming longcase clock with 27cm arched brass dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, contained in an oak case with sliding hood and geometric mouldings, raised on bun feet 194cm x 39cm x 26cm

813 A 1930's chiming longcase clock with 27cm arched brass dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, contained in an oak case with sliding hood and geometric mouldings, raised on bun feet 194cm x 39cm x 26cm

SOLD £220
A silver pair cased keywind pocket watch London 1810

600 A silver pair cased keywind pocket watch London 1810

SOLD £200
A lady's 18ct yellow gold half hunter fob watch with engraved monogram

570 A lady's 18ct yellow gold half hunter fob watch with engraved monogram

SOLD £200