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1st Sep 2016 Sporting and General Sale

Our Sporting Sale followed by General Sale of antiques and collectables features a diverse assembly of lots. You can view the catalogue online below and then come and view the lots in person if you wish. The sale will start at 10am on Thursday 1st September starting with the sporting lots.

Viewing times: 

Saturday 27th August 10am-noon

Tuesday 30th August  9am - 5pm

Wednesday 31st August 9am - 6pm

Morning of the sale

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

353 :: RAILWAY INTEREST - Smokebox Numberplate '48457', cast iron, 55cm long - London Midland Scottish Region; ex loco condition...
Price Achieved:
£420.00.

79 :: A Victorian silver hunting horn,by Swaine Adeney, London 1864, of usual form, inscribed 'Presented to C.J.Thursby Esq. by Holman Hunt and Stable Servants'', 21.5cm long, 2.5oz. Made by EHW, London, 1894 ...
Price Achieved:
£400.00.

346 :: RAILWAY INTEREST - A Bristol & Exeter Railway Greaseproof Drivers cap manufactured by Hall & Pedder, circa mid 19th century...
Price Achieved:
£330.00.

42 :: Hardy ''Palakona'' Split Bamboo Fly Fishing Rod - The Marvel, No. E.87715, weight 2ozs 12drms 7 ft, 4 wt, 2 tips, aluminum slide band over cork spacer, light green tipped in orange silk wraps, clear agate butt guide, snake intermediates rings, hook keeper, nickel silver ferrules, original labels ...
Price Achieved:
£300.00.

10 :: A Black Forest miniature group of bears playing billiards in a tavern...
Price Achieved:
£220.00.

24 :: A pair of moose antlers, circa 1977, mounted on a hardwood plaque, 120cm wide at the farthest points, 87cm high, 80cm at widest inner point...
Price Achieved:
£200.00.

352 :: Railwayana - British Rail (Mainline) Totem Enamel Sign ''DENT'' Maroon. Fully Flanged 91.5cm long...
Price Achieved:
£200.00.

16a :: A collection of silver and silver plated and enamel cycling badges/medal from the Goodmayers Wheelers Cycling Club established 1907 including 28 sterling silver badges dates ranging from 1920's to 1950's and awarded to F. Workman (28 sterling silver and enamel badges approx. 300g...
Price Achieved:
£180.00.

23 :: TAXIDERMY - Black Bear skin (Ursus americanus), circa 1978, skin with head mount, jaw agape, 142cm long nose to tail...
Price Achieved:
£180.00.

176 :: A quantity of silver, silver plated and stainless steel flatware including fish knifes, knifes, forks, spoons and a fish serving set together with six napkin rings, four made of brass and leather and two in silver, one depicting a Chinese dragon ...
Price Achieved:
£170.00.

 

Full Catalogue

50 :: A Mepps ''Chut-Chut'' trout fishing 3 inch reel circa 1947 production depose...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

51 :: English School, 18th century, A gentleman angler presenting his catch to a young lady, c. 1750's, oil on canvas, framed, 56 x 46cm The invention of the reel was a crucial development as far as salmon fishing was concerned and if you would like to read more about that, we would suggest taking a loo...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

52 :: English School, 19th century, Portrait of an angler with his catch on a river bank, c. 1870, oil on canvas, framed, 64 x 51cm The impact of the Industrial Revolution was first felt in the manufacture of fly lines. Instead of anglers twisting their own lines - a laborious and time-consuming pro...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

53 :: ROD: Hardy Greenheart Salmon Rod, - 3 piece greenheart salmon fly with correct spare top, bronze lock fast ferrules cork handle, nickel fittings, with makers correctly sectioned rod bag with early Hardy label, rod No. G 1 5 0 ? together with an early bammboo and brass wading staff ...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

54 :: English School, early 19th century, Game fishing in the highlands, oil on canvas, framed, 78 x 58cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

55 :: A 9ct gold tie pin depicting two crossed golf clubs and ball, length 5cm, a/f...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

56 :: A pair of Viking Navilux 10 x 42 binoculars in case...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

57 :: A Milward Flycraft 4'' salmon reel with line guard and alloy handle, mounted with Air Cel Wet Tip WF-9-F/S line and suede reel case...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

58 :: A Farlow's of London 4'' 'Serpent' wide drum salmon reel with line and a suede reel case...
Price Achieved: £30.00.

59 :: An early Hardy Bros. Alnwick fly box containing 15 painted and numbered compartments; a C.Farlow & Co. London fly box with 16 compartments; a black Richard Wheatley fly box containing approximately 48 salmon and seatrout flies; and an old Hardy rod bag (4)...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

60 :: A small wooden fly chest containing approx. 20 dry flies, a Masterline flybox and flies, a Leeda fly box and flies, an Orvis box of six Irish Lough Flies, a Masterline fly wallet with winders and flies and one other together with a late 19th century 2.5'' brass and wood winding reel...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

61 :: A box of vintage spinners to include Mepps, Supper CC and others - mostly flying prawn pattern (13)...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

62 :: A Stanley Double-Sided organizer containing vinatge hooks, line, floats, lures, weights, rod bag and other items together with a boxed Mitchell 300 with instructions (bale arm missing) and a bozed Shimano 4000RE with spare spool and instructions...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

63 :: A 'Gotcha' 10ft beach caster, two plastic rod tubes and a landing net with aluminium pole...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

64 :: A Daiwa CF98 10.5ft graphite trout rod and bag; a Shakespeare Radial Glider Fly 11ft 8-9wt and bag; a vintage bamboo wading staff and a greenheart three piece salmon rod, possibly Hardy, in Hardy rod bag (4)...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

65 :: A copper coaching horn, 97cm ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

66 :: A Sunnybrook Union Hardware Co. brass fishing reel, made in the U.S.A. 7.5cm diameter; a brass and wood starback reel, twin handles, 5 inch diameter...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

67 :: A small brass fishing reel with turned horn handle, 2.5 inch diameter...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

68 :: A painted half model of a pike with painted decoration on a wooden backboard 125cmL...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

69 :: MacPherson of Inverness 4''alloy fly reel, ivorine handle, smooth brass foot, good lead finish and one similar 4'' fly reel with telephone latch (2)...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

70 :: A Hardy Bros. Ltd ''Uniqua'' 3 5/8 inch fly reel, with ebonite handle, telephone latch and bright alloy finish in Hardy card box ...
Price Achieved: £85.00.

71 :: A Hardy Bros. Ltd ''Uniqua'' 3 5/8 inch fly reel, with ebonite handle, telephone latch and bright alloy finish in Hardy card box...
Price Achieved: £85.00.

72 :: A Hardy Bros. Album Bakelite cast damper, embossed flies to lid, unscrews to reveal 2 celluloid cast winders with felt separators; an alloy fly box , possibly Wheatley, bearing label ''Carter & Co, 11, South Molton St, Bond St W'' with a number of salmon and seatrout flies 15.5cm wide; a sma...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

73 :: Ernest Waldron West, (British, 1904-1994) Portrait of Dancing Brave 1983-1999 and Guy Harwood the trainer, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1988 bottom right, framed, 55.9 x 91.4cm. Dancing Brave (1983-1999) was a thoroughbred racehorse, foaled in 1983, a bay colt sired by Lyphard out of Navajo Princes...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

74 :: Two Lionel Edward's prints in mounts of the Devon and Somerset Staghounds - Down The Water and the other, The Warwickshire - Looking Towards Edgehill at Gaydon Spinney (2)...
Price Achieved: £10.00.