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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

135 :: An early 20th century print of the King's Derby (1909) titled Minorou wins' by W. Hather (?) framed, 74 x 45cm...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

136 :: A late 19th century print of the meet of the Vine Hounds, framed 72 x 42cm together with a later print of a meet of hounds, signed lower left in pencil Haywood Hardy 42 x 64cm framed (2)...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

137 :: A framed Peter Biegel print of the Belvoir vale 23 x 34cm; together with another framed print titled 'The Huntsman' (GD Armour), a framed and glazed Lionel Edwards print and a further Edwards print signed lower right of the Berwickshire hunt; a framed print of HRH Prince of Wales and ...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

138 :: A Victorian chromo lithographic print of huntsmen and hounds titled 'Beseiged', framed, mounted and glazed, 74 x 53cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

139 :: Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin (British 1870-1935) The Cheshire-Away from Bath Wood, print, signed in pencil lower left, framed, 66 x 36cm...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

140 :: A Swaine & Adeney Copper Hunting Horn, with nickel silver mouthpiece and bands, stamped `Swaine & Adeney, London, Proprietors of Kohler & Son, Made in England`; 23cm H, 4.5cm D to bell ...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

140a :: A mid century cast iron weather vane depicting huntsmen, two hounds and a running fox approx 130cmH and 130cmW Provenance: Park Farm Milton Abbas...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

141 :: A leather hunting horn case; two leather wire cutter cases, one containg wire cutter (4)...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

142 :: A Swaine & Brigg, London nickel silver sandwich box and lether saddle case with straps together with a pair of hunting boot pulls...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

143 :: A Swaine child's hunting whip with antler horn grip, metal collar, plaited shaft and leather thong with lash together with a mid century child's hunting whip with metal collar, leather shaft and fibreglass handle, each whip 47cm long...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

144 :: A quantity of pictures and prints including Lionel Edwards 'Grouse over dogs' and 'Spying', two Vivares prints, a G.D Armour pheasant shooting print...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

145 :: A quantity of prints and pictures including John Leech and various 19th century prints...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

146 :: After Adrian Dent, A coloured print 'Buisiness as usual' no. 16/250 37 x 45cm together with a H Alken - Hunting recollections plate 3, coloured engraving, 'so much for your Pepper-now I want you to turn out a top' 40 x 48cm...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

147 :: A linen backed hunting map dated 1910 of staghounds, foxhounds and harriers hunting the district covered by the Quantocks and Taunton and West of England register, together with a list of meets 102cm x 65cm together with another linen backed list of hounds, their masters, huntsmen, whips...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

148 :: A collection of hunting books on various subjects mainly recent editions by K. Gardiner amongst others including the book of the hound by CGE Whimhurst, Foxhunting by the Duke of Beaufort, Hunting in Ireland and the Quantock staghounds and West Somerset by William Fawcett...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

149 :: A collection of Baileys hunting directories from 1904-5 up to 2007-8 approx 37 editions...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

150 :: A quantity of hardback books including the foxhound kennel studbook 1896, works by Lionel Edwards, Foxhounds by Daphne Moore, and other associated recent works on hunting...
Price Achieved: £30.00.

151 :: A further quantity books, mainly on fox hunting to include They meet at 11 by Franks Meades, Fores's Guide to the Hounds of England before 1850, Otter Hunting by The Earl of Coventry, The foxhounds kennel studbook 1935, British and Irish Hunts and Huntsmen vols 2 and 3, The Wye Valley otte...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

152 :: A ladies hunt coat in black Melton cloth made by Harding & Sons, Tailors, Dorchester and a pair of ladies buff cavalry twill breeches with side fastenings made by James Chester & Co, Newmarket and London, approximately size 8...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

153 :: The Foxhound and National Horse Breeding Notes, April 1914 containing amongst other articles The Cattistock and The Essex Hunts with maps...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

154 :: Mick Cawston (British 1959-2006) In the Butts: Grouse shooting, signed and numbered print, edition number 246/500, framed, 62 x 40cm...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

154a :: A Haenel mod.45 vintage air rifle ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

155 :: A box of heat lamps and an SBM gas heater unit suitable for rearing game birds and poultry...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

155a :: A BSA Meteor vintage air rifle ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

156 :: 19th Century Copper Powder Flask embossed with a hunting scene depicting two pointers on a moor, brass charger stamped Dixon & Sons together with two copper powders scales (3)...
Price Achieved: £30.00.