03/06/2015 : An Eclectic Mix
Our June sale offered a wide range of antiques & collectables, bolstered by over 300 toy Lots. Highest selling individual item on the day was a lovely Victorian hallmarked silver table bell in the form of a tortoise by Joseph Braham, which was snapped-up by a telephone bidder for £2200.
In the furniture section, a beautiful late 19th century mahogany Vernis Martin style roll top bureau/cabinet sold to the internet for a very respectable £900 and a boulle work pier cabinet made £580.
Two more unusual items included a beautiful 1950’s Seeburg KD200 jukebox selling for £1300 and an early 20th century Mutoscope “What The Butler Missed”, which garnered much interest in the room before going under the hammer for £740.
Elsewhere in the sale a lovely 19th century grande sonnerie brass carriage clock sold for £600 and an Omega 9ct gold gentlemans wristwatch sold for £440, whilst in the paintings section the highest price on the day was realised by a James Isherwood oil on board of a mountainous landscape, selling for £520.
In our ever popular specialist toy section, an original 1930’s vintage Meccano ‘non constructor’ sports car made the highest price at £720 and a Hornby live steam ‘Stephensons Rocket’ sold for £380.
Our next sale is on the 1st July and entries for all types of antiques, fine art and collectors items are now being accepted. For information about this, or for any enquiries please call the team on 0151 709 8070