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Catalogue for our Antique, Fine Art and Collectables auction held on Wednesday 28th of February 2018

Viewing Metalware, Collectors Items, Ephemera, Fabrics, Toys, Curios etc
23 sub categories
viewing : Metalware, Collectors Items, Ephemera, Fabrics, Toys, Curios etc
description ( and estimated value in GBP )
  • An 18th century style Chinese bronze censer of simple form with hoop handles raised on three short legs the base with Qing dynasty seal mark 17.5 cm the carved petal decorated hardwood lid with a soapstone fruit knop

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An 18th century style Chinese bronze censer of simple form with hoop handles raised on three short legs the base with Qing dynasty seal mark 17.5 cm the carved petal decorated hardwood lid with a soapstone fruit knop Sold for £13000

  • A 19th Century Chinese bronze archaistic bulbous censer with dragon handles 15.5cm

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A 19th Century Chinese bronze archaistic bulbous censer with dragon handles 15.5cm Sold for £1000

  • Of Royal Interest, a matched pair of H.M. Queen Victoria's hand stitched black and white silk stockings, the white tops with royal cypher and numbered 4 and 11, circa 1870, 78cm long, 14cm wide

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Of Royal Interest, a matched pair of H.M. Queen Victoria's hand stitched black and white silk stockings, the white tops with royal cypher and numbered 4 and 11, circa 1870, 78cm long, 14cm wide Sold for £280

  • Of Royal Interest.   A heart shaped pin cushion reputedly made from a section of Queen Mary's Coronation robe together with a letter which reads "Dear Minnie, First of all please excuse me calling you Minnie but I do not know you by any other name, secondly excuse my address. This letter to Mrs Hayle enclosed is a little heart shaped pin cushion, it is made from a piece of Queen Mary's Coronation robe.  Anyway it was a thought as such and I thought you would like to have the envelope addressed to me also a letter as you will see written by the Princess Royal. Sorry I can't find the other piece of paper but that was torn off - the heart it said it was made from a piece of Queen Mary's Coronation robe", 5cm x 5.5cm, contained in an envelope marked HM Yacht Victoria and Albert together with a Buckingham Palace letter dated December 17th 1917 which appears to read "My dear Lord Farquhar, Mamma has just told me that you have kindly asked me to go to Mr Lloyd George's matinee tomorrow, I should like to go very much but I am going out with Pappa and Mamma in the morning and we shall not be back til after one, also I am busy in the afternoon, I am sorry not be able to go and it is very kind of you to ask me, if it was so nice of Aunt Louise to invite me to luncheon and to offer to take me. Please thank her from me, I do hope dear Lady Farquhar is better, I have been thinking so much of her. Please give her my love I am afraid you have had a very anxious time but hope you are happier about her now.  With kind remembrances, believe me to dear Lord Farquhar, yours very sincerely Mary

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Of Royal Interest. A heart shaped pin cushion reputedly made from a section of Queen Mary's Coronation robe together with a letter which reads "Dear Minnie, First of all please excuse me calling you Minnie but I do not know you by any other name, secondly excuse my address. This letter to Mrs Hayle enclosed is a little heart shaped pin cushion, it is made from a piece of Queen Mary's Coronation robe. Anyway it was a thought as such and I thought you would like to have the envelope addressed to me also a letter as you will see written by the Princess Royal. Sorry I can't find the other piece of paper but that was torn off - the heart it said it was made from a piece of Queen Mary's Coronation robe", 5cm x 5.5cm, contained in an envelope marked HM Yacht Victoria and Albert together with a Buckingham Palace letter dated December 17th 1917 which appears to read "My dear Lord Farquhar, Mamma has just told me that you have kindly asked me to go to Mr Lloyd George's matinee tomorrow, I should like to go very much but I am going out with Pappa and Mamma in the morning and we shall not be back til after one, also I am busy in the afternoon, I am sorry not be able to go and it is very kind of you to ask me, if it was so nice of Aunt Louise to invite me to luncheon and to offer to take me. Please thank her from me, I do hope dear Lady Farquhar is better, I have been thinking so much of her. Please give her my love I am afraid you have had a very anxious time but hope you are happier about her now. With kind remembrances, believe me to dear Lord Farquhar, yours very sincerely Mary Sold for £150

  • A plank on frame model of the frigate HMS Swift a 17th Century Naval ship, 69cm x 90cm x 16cm

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A plank on frame model of the frigate HMS Swift a 17th Century Naval ship, 69cm x 90cm x 16cm Sold for £90

  • An Indian twin handled brass samovar of baluster form raised on bun feet 63cm h x 20cm diam.

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An Indian twin handled brass samovar of baluster form raised on bun feet 63cm h x 20cm diam. Sold for £32

  • A pair of Trench Art vases formed from 2 18lb shell cases dated 1916 29cm h x 10cm diam.

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A pair of Trench Art vases formed from 2 18lb shell cases dated 1916 29cm h x 10cm diam. Sold for £28

  • A 19th Century circular leather and canvas cordite carrier decorated the Royal Arms 34cm x 13cm

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A 19th Century circular leather and canvas cordite carrier decorated the Royal Arms 34cm x 13cm Sold for £36

  • A Japanese polished bronze vase with dragon decoration, the base with sealed mark 41cm h x 15.5cm diam.

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A Japanese polished bronze vase with dragon decoration, the base with sealed mark 41cm h x 15.5cm diam. Sold for £55

  • A 19th Century Benares brass twin handled urn and cover 38cm x 18cm, a club shaped vase 26cm x 10cm, a brass pepper mill, a brass mortar and pestle, 4 pewter tankards and a spinning shuttle

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A 19th Century Benares brass twin handled urn and cover 38cm x 18cm, a club shaped vase 26cm x 10cm, a brass pepper mill, a brass mortar and pestle, 4 pewter tankards and a spinning shuttle Sold for £30

  • A collection of various flint arrowheads, 2 "sling shots" etc

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A collection of various flint arrowheads, 2 "sling shots" etc Sold for £560

  • TIFFANY.   A Tiffany Studios bronze table lamp, the green linen fold glass and bronze shade stamped  "Tiffany Studios New York 1937, pat appl'd for", the bronze base with narrow stem stamped "Tiffany Studios New York 612" 40cm high, the shade 24cm x 12cm

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TIFFANY. A Tiffany Studios bronze table lamp, the green linen fold glass and bronze shade stamped "Tiffany Studios New York 1937, pat appl'd for", the bronze base with narrow stem stamped "Tiffany Studios New York 612" 40cm high, the shade 24cm x 12cm

  • An Austrian steel and oak ice axe by Stubai and marked Mod.Walner

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An Austrian steel and oak ice axe by Stubai and marked Mod.Walner Sold for £55

  • A Victorian life preserver/priest 9"

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A Victorian life preserver/priest 9" Sold for £32

  • Three folding medical instruments including 1 ivory handled spring lockback stamped Fergusion 21 Giltspur Street 1846-69 and 2 slide lock handle stamped J Gray & Son Sheffield

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Three folding medical instruments including 1 ivory handled spring lockback stamped Fergusion 21 Giltspur Street 1846-69 and 2 slide lock handle stamped J Gray & Son Sheffield Sold for £55

  • Four coin knives comprising 2 small Art Deco knives marked Inglocure Paris the blades tamped M.SHVIR, a Spanish coin knife stamped IPAYA and a St Christopher made by Hickok USA

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Four coin knives comprising 2 small Art Deco knives marked Inglocure Paris the blades tamped M.SHVIR, a Spanish coin knife stamped IPAYA and a St Christopher made by Hickok USA Sold for £150

  • 6 advertising/bartender/champagne knives including a Dry Monopole knife stamped John Watts Sheffield, a Fr Krote champagne bottle knife, an Orsat wine knife stamped Kaufmann and a bottle opener knife stamped YAX

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6 advertising/bartender/champagne knives including a Dry Monopole knife stamped John Watts Sheffield, a Fr Krote champagne bottle knife, an Orsat wine knife stamped Kaufmann and a bottle opener knife stamped YAX Sold for £60

  • A 1950's Mau Mau Terrorist Panga machete with 35cm double edge blade contained in a red dyed scabbard, the knife handle skin covered

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A 1950's Mau Mau Terrorist Panga machete with 35cm double edge blade contained in a red dyed scabbard, the knife handle skin covered Sold for £36

  • 6 advertising/souvenir knives including a World Cup Sheffield 1966 knife stamped Joseph Rodgers, a British Empire Expo knife, a Bulldog Guinness knife stamped G C Shaw High Holborn

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6 advertising/souvenir knives including a World Cup Sheffield 1966 knife stamped Joseph Rodgers, a British Empire Expo knife, a Bulldog Guinness knife stamped G C Shaw High Holborn Sold for £65

  • 3 early 20th Century shoe knives, 2 with grips in the form of shoes and one knife in the form of a female stockinged leg

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3 early 20th Century shoe knives, 2 with grips in the form of shoes and one knife in the form of a female stockinged leg Sold for £55

  • A small dagger with 7cm blade stamped William Rodgers, a multi bladed knife stamped G Butler & Co, a 2 bladed knife stamped  Needham Brothers, 2 pocket knives stamped Wards and Wade & Butcher

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A small dagger with 7cm blade stamped William Rodgers, a multi bladed knife stamped G Butler & Co, a 2 bladed knife stamped Needham Brothers, 2 pocket knives stamped Wards and Wade & Butcher Sold for £65

  • 6 embossed lobster and pen knives, a Swedish knife the blade stamped Emil Olsson Eskilstuna the handle showing the Swedish royal coat of arms and others stamped Solingen, Jowika, GML and Wilh.Niepenberg

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6 embossed lobster and pen knives, a Swedish knife the blade stamped Emil Olsson Eskilstuna the handle showing the Swedish royal coat of arms and others stamped Solingen, Jowika, GML and Wilh.Niepenberg Sold for £65

  • A silver and mother of pearl  interlocking fruit knife and fork Sheffield 1904 by William Needham

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A silver and mother of pearl interlocking fruit knife and fork Sheffield 1904 by William Needham Sold for £110

  • 4 pruning/budding/grafting knives including a 3 bladed knife stamped Hugo Linder Solingen, a S Kunde & Son Dresden 30A10 and a Pfenninger Uetikon

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4 pruning/budding/grafting knives including a 3 bladed knife stamped Hugo Linder Solingen, a S Kunde & Son Dresden 30A10 and a Pfenninger Uetikon Sold for £55

  • 5 advertising knives including a large knife and fork marked Bell (Swiss meats), a bottle knife marked Maggi, 2 other Swiss products and a Hoover building stamped H Fisher Sheffield

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5 advertising knives including a large knife and fork marked Bell (Swiss meats), a bottle knife marked Maggi, 2 other Swiss products and a Hoover building stamped H Fisher Sheffield Sold for £70