The October sale saw another successful live and online sale, with as many bidders registering online as in the previous month. The saleroom was full again, with just under 700 lots in all categories, the wide range of items on offer undoubtedly accounting for the high number of registered buyers.
Principal prices achieved were:
Mahogany wind-out D-end table (Lot 32) £80;
walnut veneer dining table (Lot 45) £120;
teak dining table and 6 chairs by Preben Schou (Lot 50) £110;
cast iron exchange base stamped L M Ericsson, Stockholm (Lot 83) £150;
hardwood sofa/day bed (Lot 106) £260;
Victorian mahogany campaign/carriage desk £120;
oak double school desk (Lot 112) £100;
a large brass ship’s bell (Lot 125) £500;
Victorian mahogany tilt top breakfast table (Lot 127) £110;
a large triple-fold mirrored screen (Lot 163) £280;
an early 20th century leather Louis Vuitton trunk (Lot 164) £2,500;
a Louis Vuitton canvas covered trunk with original interior (Lot 165) £4,500.
Clocks & watches
19th century French 3 piece marble mantel clock (Lot 170) £150;
a French brass cased carriage clock (466) £80 plus VAT;
a Garrard 9ct gold cased wrist watch (Lot 469) £200;
a 1920 s Amida gold plated 8 day pocket watch (Lot 480) £160;
a Gucci lady’s wrist watch (Lot 481) £220;
Pictures & Prints
a large oil on canvas of a girl on a sofa, unsigned (Lot 207) £125;
a watercolour of a moorland scene signed F J Widgery (Lot 215) £140;
a Ge Feng canvas “High Voltage” (Lot 243) £70;
a framed Union Jack (Lot 16) £180;
a Martyrologie by Samuel Clarke, London 1652 (Lot 298) £90.
Border Fine Art “The First Cut” (Lot 310) £280;
Border Fine Art “Frontiers of Farming” (Lot 313) £280;
a Japanese satsuma vase (Lot 457) £50;
4 Capodimonte dancing lady figurines (Lot 506) £120;
collection of UK proof coins (Lots 529 to 543) to £350;
a Nikon D3200 camera and lens (Lot 592) £250;
A Rolleiflex 3003 camera, a Canon DS6041 camera and a Polarizer-Rollei HFT lens (Lot 594) £500.
a 14ct white gold and diamond ring (lot 365) £850;
18ct gold and diamond ring (Lot 368) £750;
a pair of white and yellow gold floral set diamond earrings (Lot 374) £320.
Imac 21.5” LED widescreen computer, boxed, (Lot 324) £250.
“Another very satisfactory sale with an excellent clearance rate and all sold in very good time” says auctioneer Chris Boreham. “We are very keen to take early entries for our next sale, which is on Saturday 24th November. We already have some lovely jewellery and with Christmas looming now is just the time to be thinking of entering items that would make potential presents.”
Goods should be delivered to the saleroom by Wednesday 14th November for cataloguing.