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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

75 :: A pair of Regent ladies black leather riding boots, size 6 1/2...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

76 :: A black leather saddle size 15.5 inches ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

77 :: A Bovey Pottery ''Resting Fox'' jug together with a set of Portland Pottery Company china, with fox hunting scenes. All stamped to base and marked 'England.' Consisting of a teapot, cream jug and sugar bowl. Fox mask spouts, with handles as riding whips. Tallest 17cm H and a barrel shaped candl...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

78 :: A Spode's ''Royal Jasmine'' 1930s plate depicting a foxhound bitch with three whelps on a lodge 23cm...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

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.

80 :: English School, Study of an Old English Fox Hound, oil on canvas, framed, 60 x 50cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

81 :: Dion Pears (1929-1985) A chestnut horse in its stall with two fox hounds, oil on canvas, signed, framed, 90 x 60cm...
Price Achieved: £50.00.

82 :: A late Victorian oak table casket, the rectangular top surmounted by a naturalistically carved lurcher, the side carved in relief with greyhound coursing a hare, a foxhound coursing a fox and other dogs 30 x 17 x 21cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

83 :: An interesting hare coursing whip,probably Victorian, with plaited shaft and metal collar depicting a running stag with carved bone handle in the shape of a greyhound 10'' long with original leather thong and lash...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

84 :: A glass and silver-mounted saddle-flask possibly Swaine & Adeney Ltd. London, of tapered form, with brown leather case and straps ...
Price Achieved: £140.00.

85 :: Robert Smith Surtees. Colour plates with illustrations by John Leech. Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour (1853, Bradbury Evans & Co); Ask Mama (1872); Mr Romford's Hounds (24 hand coloured plates); Hawbuck Grange; Plain or Ringlets; Handley Cross. Cloth and gilt.(6)...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

86 :: Three H & R Johnson round ceramic tiles decorated with hunting scenes together with various small framed hunting prints...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

87 :: A quantity of framed hunting related prints together with a Bateman 1923 print titled 'The Spoil Sport', an R. O Bright print titled 'Litigation' and a print of The Guild Hall in Chard by George Lomas...
Price Achieved: £18.00.

88 :: A pair of gents black hunting boots with mahogany tops, size 7 to 8...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

89 :: A pair of Lobbs black ladies hunting boots with garter straps, size 6, with wooden trees...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

90 :: A pair of gents black hunting boots with mahogany tops, size 7 to 8...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

90a :: Bailys magazine 1863, 90, 91, 92, 98, 99 11 vols leather and gilt spines...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

91 :: Various framed hunting prints to include a signed Neil Hemming study of vixen and cubs28.5cm x 39cm, ''The Foxton Hunt'', ''Coming Out'' by John Sanderson and one other (4)...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

92 :: ''The Queen of the Turf'' SCEPTRE framed and glazed, 39 x 50cm...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

93 :: A gent's black hunting coat with three buttons to the front made in 1954 in Sherborne by John Hazzard & Son with Blackmore Vale Hunt buttons, approx 38'' chest...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

94 :: Neil Cawthorne (British 1936-) Morning work out Warren Hill, Newmarket, signed and dated '85 lower right, oil on canvas, framed, 50 x 68cm Notes This is one of the most famous gallops at Newmarket, where horses are trained every day - usually early in the morning. The human population of Newmark...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

94a :: Attributed to Wardle, two Setters on moor, signed indistinctly lower right, 65cm x 98cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

95 :: An Arthur Wood pottery relief moulded 'hunting' jug of tapering form, painted with a village hunting scene and a 'crop' in bright and naturalistic colours, silvered handle, printed factory marks, circa 1934...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

96 :: Baily's Hunting Directory - 1928-1929, 1935-1936, 1936-1937, 1938-1939, 1939-1949, 1967-1968, 1969-1970, 1980-1981 (8)...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

97 :: A gent's hunting whip made of bamboo with silver collar inscribed ''Y.M.B 1921'' and antler handle inscribed with the makers mark ''Brigg'', leather thong and lash...
Price Achieved: £45.00.