FINE ART, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTORS ITEMS
Saturday 1st June - SALE RESULTS
Lots: 1001-1049 of 1100
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Lot 762
A late 19thC French 'Palais Royale' shell mounted Etui, the egg shaped case formed of two mother of pearl shells, the two halves opening to reveal thimble, scissors, glass bottle, etc., all within a gilt metal framework, on oval alabaster base, 6¾in (17cm high.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 763
Natural History - a Coco de Mer (Lodoicea), Seychelles, early 20thC or earlier, of typical form in an unpolished natural state, 10in x 11in x 9in (25.5cm x 28cm x 23cm) approx.
Note: Coco de Mers were originally found floating in the sea, hence the name, and it was thought that they greo on mythical trees at the bottom of the sea. Known for their resemblance to the female form, they became fashionable curiosities during the 16thC when European nobles would often have the shells of these nuts polished and decorated with valuable jewels. In 1768 by Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne discovered that they grew in the Seychelles; Coco de Mer now only grows on the Praslin and Curieuse islands where it is now a rare and protected species.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 1000
A Squier Tele Affinity Series electric guitar, butterscotch blond, and a Squier guitar case, together with a Stagg hard guitar case and a Stagg guitar stand (4)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 1000A
The Broadcaster; a 1930's ukulele-banjo / banjolele, four string, 21¾in (55.25cm) long, together with a vintage carry case.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 1000B
Egmond; a vintage Egmond f-hole acoustic guitar, made in Holland, finished in red/black burst, 39in (99cm) long.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 1001
A WWI aluminium & steel Officers' Fighting Trench Knife, stamped Robbins Dudley,with original leather scabbard, note; Robbins of Dudley Worcestershire from 1897 to 1920, originally fender manufacturers Robbins made a good business supplying private purchase weapons during the Boer War and The Great War.


Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £420
Lot 1002
A WWI Imperial German Model 1898/05 Butcher Bayonet, made by Frister Rossmann of Berlin with original scabbard (2)
Sold for:   £95
Lot 1003
A 19thC Austro-Hungarian Style Socket Bayonet, together with an Italian second quarter 20thC 91/38 model bayonet with modified fixed blade & scabbard, converted to a dagger with lead fillings (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 1004
A Collection of British Military Cap Badges WW1 & Later, including Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs), The Essex Regiment, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Artillery, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, Royal Military Police, The Royal Sussex Regiment, The Essex Regiment WWII Economy Issue Plastic Cap Badge, Royal Air Force, Australian & Commonwealth Military Forces 'Rising Sun' Badge, Royal Artillery collar dog & Royal Army Medical Corps Brooch (a lot)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 1005
A WW II Nazi machine woven Unissued Late War Wehrmacht Eagle Cap Badge, note; by family tradition the badge was retrieved by the vendors father from a German soldier ''who no longer had need of it''.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 1005A
Givenchy 1918, 55th Lancashire Infantry Division Interest; two handwritten gun target sheets relating to the defence of Givenchy against the German 6th Army in April 1918, together with a contemporary booklet detailing the actions during that campaign by the 55th Division, other ephemera relating to Gunner E.Y.Wynne and earlier ephemera belonging to Gnr. Wynne and his time spent on The Empress of Ireland (a lot)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1006
A Japanese Katana Sword, having shagreen & leather bound handle, with brass mounted birds pommel and guard, with lacquered wooden scabbard overall length 29¾in (75½cm)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1007
A 19thC Indo-Persian Qajar Double Headed War Axe, having crescent shaped blade centred with a square tapering spike mounted on a tubular handle of Damascus steel, 30in (76cm) overall length.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 1008
A Victorian I.Hollis of London Martini Action .577/455 Rifle, the action stamped patent 2129, barrel stamped with I.Hollis London & proofing marks, condition fair, ramrod & one band ring missing.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 1009
A Jones Percussion Musket, with Damascus barrel, in poor condition with hammer missing and heavy pitting to areas of the barrel.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 1010
A Late Victorian Gentleman's Hunting Crop, with silver collar hallmarked Birmingham, 1901, together with a gentleman's leather riding crop (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 1011
A Gieves Ltd. ''Aura'' Solar Topee, with tin Gieves hat box named for D.P.Willan, R.N, believed to be size 6¾.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 1012
A Collection of Mid 20thC Royal Navy Commanders Uniforms, to include great coat, three No.1 uniforms with medal ribbons, No.2 mess dress, tropical whites some stained, tropical No.2 mess dress together with a bentwood steamer trunk and another trunk (a lot)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 1013
A Collection of Late Victorian Navy & Army Illustrated Volumes, in illustrated & cloth bindings a magazine of everyday life in the defensive services of the British Empire, together with a collection of photographs of Afghanistan circa 1919 (a lot)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 1014
Souvenir d' Ypres, a silk panel depicting St. Martin's cathedral within foliate decorated corners, 18in x 17in, (45.5cm x 43cm), framed.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1015
Masonic Interest; A Knights Templar Dress Sword, both sides of the the steel blade engraved with Masonic symbols including rose croix, gilt brass Maltese Cross hilt with wire grip, in gilt brass mounted leather scabbard, 31¾in (80.5cm) long.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1016
Masonic Interest; A silver and enamel Medal, Francis Davies Lodge No. 5035, with Founder clasp, together with a gilt metal Masonic hinged stamp case clip, a glass decanter with etched inscription dated 1995, and four overpainted potrait photographs of past members of Lodge of Hope No.302, Bradford (7)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 1017
A Victoria cast iron 'Jupiter Pencil Pointer' Sharpener, embossed on the base 'Guhl & Harbeck Hamburg', lettering faded but bearing advertisement for 'Swan Pencil Co., Nuremberg', 12½in (31.5cm) long.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 1017A
A collection of mid 20thC Fountain Pens, including a Parker Duofold Lucky Curve, Conway Stewart no. 388, three other marbled Conway Stewart examples, a Mabie Todd co. ltd Swan self-filler with 14k nib, and a Mabie Todd calligraph, a Summit with 14k nib, Shaeffer snorkel, blue marbled Parker Duofold etc., together with three silver propelling pencils and other damaged cartridge and fountain pens (a lot)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 1018
Morris (Francis Orpen); 'A History of British Birds', 6 volumes, 4th edn., 1896/1897, with 394 hand coloured plates, contemporary green cloth boards with gilt lettering and pictoral front, together with Morris, (F. O.); 'A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds', 3 volumes, 4th edition, 248 coloured plates, contemporary cloth boards with gilt lettering and pictoral front, pub London: John C. Nimmo, 1896 (9)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 1019
A quantity of First Day Covers, with issues 1970's - 1990's, together with a quantity of stamp cards and loose stamps (a lot)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1020
Automobilia; A collection of twelve vintage American Licence Plates, including Nevada 'The Silver State' '86, Montana Bicentennial '76, New Hampshire 'Live Free or Die' '75, Arizona 'Grand Canyon State' '69 etc., (12)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 1021
Automobilia; A collection of eleven vintage American Licence Plates, including California 1972, Illinois 'Land of Lincoln' '80, 'Oklahoma is OK' '77, Minnesota '100,000 lakes' '89 etc., (11)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 1022
Automobilia; A collection of eight vintage American Licence Plates, including Iowa '59, Colorado, '75, Washington, '51, etc., together with one Canadian licence plate, Nova Scotia '58 (9)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 1023
Automobilia; A collection of thirteen vintage American Licence Plates, including New Mexico 'Land of Enchantment' '82, South Dakota '66, 'Tour Kentucky Jefferson' '51, SOuth Dakota '50, Missouri '74 etc., (13)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 1024
Railwayana; A British Railways (Southern Region) Signal Box Chair, stamped B.R.(S) and Glenister maker Wycombe.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1025
Railwayana; An L.N.E.R. cast iron Trespass Sign, small crack in bottom centre 17in (43cm) high, 26in (66cm) wide.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1026
Railwayana; A Vintage L.N.W.R. wrought iron & wooden Slatted Platform Bench, with Broad Street painted on to the front & L.N.W.R. Co. stamped to the rear, formerly of Broad Street Station, 69½in (176½cm) wide.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 1027
Railwayana; A B.R. Hand Lantern, with Barnstaple Junction painted to the handle, small chip to lens.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 1028
Railwayana; A G.W.R. Tilley Radiator Model R1 Heater Lamp, formerly of Thorverton Station, together with a G.W.R. Tilley X246A 'Guardsman' lantern also formerly of Thorverton Station (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 1029
Railwayana; A British Railways (Southern Region) Red & White Smoking Prohibited metal Sign.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 1030
Railwayana; A Quantity of Railway Photographs.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 1031
Railwayana; A British Railways Honiton Station Double Arrow 1970's Double Sided metal Station Sign.
Estimate:  £70 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 1032
A Vintage enamel Lower Avon Navigation Trust Ltd Speed Restriction Sign.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1033
A Vintage Brandes enamel Authorised Radio Dealer Sign.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1034
Railwayana; A Quantity of Railway Photographs & Postcards, together with four full sets of railway cigarette cards (a lot)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 1035
Speedway Interest; a collection of 1970's era Speedway Memorabilia, including 1979 World Finals, Poland, items. other signed programmes and photographs, pennant flags, t-shirts etc., together with a small collection of First Day Covers (a lot)
Sold for:   £10
Lot 1036
A 1973 Citroen CV Van, Left hand drive AK400 model, Registration EWV 494L, Chassis No. 06AK6486, in beige, odometer reading 71k km, imported to the UK October 2016, MoT and Road Tax exempt.

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Estimate:  £2000 - 3000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £3200
Lot 1037
Hornby Dublo OO Gauge 2211 Locomotive & Tender B.R. Green ''Golden Fleece'' , no. 60030 in original box, together with Hornby OO gauge ''Combe Martin'' locomotive & tender, Hornby Dublo pedestrian station bridge, Lilliput Zillertal HO gauge Pannier locomotive & two carriages, Lima diesel locomotive over painted, & Lima rolling stock (a lot)
Estimate:  £70 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1038
A Bachmann OO Gauge Royal Scott 46159 Green 'The Royal Air Force', boxed together with two Corgi aviation archive 1:144 scale models; Battle Of Britain Avro Lancaster and Short S.25 Sutherland III Transport (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 1039
A Collection of Corgi 1/144 Scale Aviation Archive Models, including the Avro Lancaster, Boeing B-29 Super Fortress 'Enola Gay', B-17 Memphis Belle, etc, together with other model aeroplanes by Atlas, Ertl and others (19)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 1040
A Collection of Corgi 1/144 Scale Aviation Archive Models, including English Electric Canberra B2/6, Lockeed Constellation U.S.A.F, Avro York Dan Air, Boeing 377 Stratocriuser of B.O.A.C, etc together with other model aeroplanes by Atlas, Ertl and others (18)

Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 1041
A cased Victorian bronze Medallion, commemorating the construction of the Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth, daed 1898, in velvet lined leather presentation case, together with a contemporary cased bronze medallion commemorating 400 years of The Blundell's School, Tiverton, dated 2004, and a limited edition cased medallion relating to Western Union (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1042
A late 19th century continental bisque head and shoulders Doll, dressed in skirts and red cloak, 7in (17.75cm) high.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 1043
A Wilesco D10 "Dampfmaschine" Steam Engine, boxed with instruction sheet, together with a Wilesco M60 "Bügelsäge" Hock Saw, boxed (2)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
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