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17th Oct 2019 Guns and Sporting Sale

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

486 :: A late 19th century Malles Goyard canvas, tan leather, metal and studded travelling trunk, having end carry handles, the hinged lid opening to reveal silk-lined pleated and further canvas lined interior, with removable canvas tray and strappings with brass fastenings marked Goyard, the trunk...
Price Achieved:
£1600.00.

119 :: A large silver stirrup cup in the form of a fox's mask, London 1973 ...
Price Achieved:
£1450.00.

148 :: A large collection of approximately 500 photos of hounds and huntsmen, some framed. There are photos of six packs of beagles including the Christchurch, the Ecclesfield, the RAC, the Sproughton Foot and the Warwickshire. Bassets include the Westerby. Otter hounds include the Bucks, the Border Cou...
Price Achieved:
£1100.00.

372 :: A Tress & Co., London, gent's black silk top hat, made expressly for R. Buttress & Co., Cambridge, in Bates, Jermyn Street London black hat box, with Sykes label, size 7 3/8 ...
Price Achieved:
£500.00.

602 :: Johnstone Ltd London 1950 Irish Hussars ? ...
Price Achieved:
£500.00.

516 :: A pair of Scots Guards regimental drum sashes, bearing regimental badge with 'Waterloo' beneath ...
Price Achieved:
£440.00.

486A :: An Hermes crocodile skin gent's vanity travel case, in excellent condition, the fitted interior consisting of two bottles, a brush (the other missing), soap box, etc, all accessories marked, the case itself marked Herm...
Price Achieved:
£420.00.

207 :: 'Snaffles' (Charles Johnson Payne, 1884-1967), Polo interest, 'Carpet Beaters v Bobbery Wallahs', coloured print, signed in pencil lower left, bit blind-stamp, 49x74cm ...
Price Achieved:
£400.00.

514 :: A Victorian officer?s mameluke hilted dress sword, by Henry Wilkinson, the mameluke hilt depicting the three feathers of the Prince of Wales, bone grips with brass rosette studs, the curved blade double edged towards the point, engraved with scrolling designs and the three feathers, numbered 22163, s...
Price Achieved:
£370.00.

574 :: A trunk filled with Royal Engineers Army clothes, c. 1945, including approximately: Trunk (not original to clothes with separate shelf) 1 x Great Coat, 1 x Royal Engineers short jacket, 2 x Jacket, 2 x cap, 7 x Trousers- varying, 2 x kharki shorts, 2x white shorts, Jumpers, slipover, approx...
Price Achieved:
£360.00.

 

Full Catalogue

145 :: A gent's hunting whip with silver collar and three others, together with a riding whip and a bamboo fly swat ...
Price Achieved: £75.00.

146 :: An Oceanic hunting knife ...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

147 :: A mixed quantity of useful tack, to include head collars, leading reins, martingale, blanket, lunging rein, bandages, and various bits ...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

148 :: A large collection of approximately 500 photos of hounds and huntsmen, some framed. There are photos of six packs of beagles including the Christchurch, the Ecclesfield, the RAC, the Sproughton Foot and the Warwickshire. Bassets include the Westerby. Otter hounds include the Bucks, the Border Cou...
Price Achieved: £1100.00.

149 :: A horse's hoof inkstand, with shaped cut glass inkwell, will silver collar, and later double hinged brass domed top ...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

150 :: A silver trophy cup for the Seavington Junior Hunt Trials Challenge Cup, presented by Mr and Mrs Noel Palmer, on turned wooden plinth, 150g; together with a white metal trophy cup, inscribed 'Seavington Pony Hunter Trials, Presented by Mrs Maude', chased with fruit and foliage; and two pl...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

151 :: Selection of brass buttons some decorated with eagles and rabbits together with a futher enamel button depicting a fisherman ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

152 :: A Victorian silver gilt and glass hip flask by Frederic Purnell, London 1883, having engine turned decoration, and monogrammed 'B', 14cmH ...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

153 :: A collection of Sporting and equestrian books to include Lionel Edwards. Sketches in Stable & Kennel. London, Puttnam & Co, 1936; Captain Lionel Dawson. Sport In War. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards. London, Collins 1936. Houblon, Doreen Archer. Side-Saddle. Countryt Life 1938. First edition illus...
Price Achieved: £25.00.

154 :: Lynch (Stanislaus): Rhymes of an Irish Huntsman, pub. Country Life, London, 1937, 1st edition, No.1 of 175, with limitation signed by both author and artist Michael Lyne, green cloth boards, lacks dust jacket, bears bookplate of Frances, Lady Daresbury ...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

155 :: Bateman H.M. The M.F.H. Who Ran Riot! first edition Moss Bros London no date. Stiff card covers colour illustrations oblong octavo; Ainslie Kathleen. At Great Aunt Martha's. Castell Brothers Ltd, London. no date, oblong octavo, pictorial boards ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

156 :: Symonds, Henry. Runs & Sporting Notes from Dorsetshire. Blandford: Edward Derham, 1899. Octavo, 110 pages with illustrations, gilt and blind stamped green cloth ...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

157 :: Sketches of the Beaufort Hunt 1921-1922. Lady Diana Somerset. 42 sketches, line drawings of members of the Beaufort Hunt, including The Duke of Beaufort and Lord Worcester. Showing the character and style in a very distinctive manner, original brown paper covers and string ties; Jenkins, Alan C....
Price Achieved: £20.00.

158 :: Lynch, Stanislaus. Rhymes of an Irish Huntsman. With illustrations by Michael Lyne and a forward by Lord Dunsany, published by Country Life Limited, London, 1937 ...
Price Achieved: £35.00.

159 :: BOWERS, Georgina. Leaves from a Hunting Journal. London: Chatto & Windus, 1880. Oblong folio. Decorative lithographic title and 20 tinted full-page illustrations; Browne (Hablot K.), "Phiz". Racing and Chasing: The Road, the River and the Hunt. London, Frederick Bentley, graphotype plates, original...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

160 :: Bodkin, Thomas. The Noble Science - John Leech in the Hunting Field, Collins, London 1948; Leech (John) Pictures of Life and Character from the Collection of Mr Punch, Fourth Series, oblong folio, cloth boards. London: Bradbury, Evans & Co., 1865, red morocco leather boards and gilt detail....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

161 :: A mixed box of books, mainly on foxhunting, to include 'The Fox Hunters Yearbook 1931-2'; 'The Hunting Diary and Guide' 4 vols. 1931-9; Paget, Guy, 'Life of Frank Freeman'; Higginson, Henry, 'Fox Hunting Theory and Practice', London: Collins 1948, and other titles ...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

162 :: Simpson, Charles, 'Trencher and Kennel', London: John Lane 1927; Lord Willoughby de Broke, 'The Sport of our Ancestors' illustrated by GD Armour, London: Constable & Co 1925; Egerton-Warburton, 'Hunting Songs', Liverpool: Henry Young 1912; Scarthdixon, William, 'Fox Hunting in the 20th Century', London:...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

163 :: Berry, Michael, & Brock, D.W.E. Hunting by Ear. The Sound-book of Fox-hunting, reprint, Witherby, London, 1949, scarlet cloth and dust cover, plate and text illustrations by T. Ivester Lloyd, octavo; together with two associated gramophone records by D.W.E. Brock and Ludwig Koch in original r...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

164 :: 'Hunting Journal of the Blackmore Vale Hounds, From 1884 to 1888', edited by The Right Hon Lady Theodora Guest, Yoevil: Western Gazette Co Ltd, 1901, half red Morocco; together with a black leather Game Book retailed by Webster's, 44 Dover Street, for Corston Shoot from 1932 onwards ...
Price Achieved: £65.00.

165 :: Baily's Hunting Directory, a complete run from 1871 to 1993 ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

166 :: After James Scott, C J Radcliffe Esq, Master of the South Dorset Fox-hounds, May 1st 1875, from the original picture presented to him by Numerous Members of the hunt and other friends, engraved by James Scott, published by Stephen Pearce, 58x73cm ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

167 :: After A Hope, 1896, Lord Portman standing in front of huntsmen and hounds, 92x63cm ...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

168 :: B.J. Harris after Harry Hall (1814-1822), The Merry Beaglers, coloured print of the Reverend Philip Honeywood and his beagles at Mark's Hall in Essex, the beagles were thought to be the most perfect pack in England and were later sold to the Prince Consort, coloured print, 56x74cm ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

169 :: W Matthews, The Water - The Portman Point to Point - Shapwick, 1944, watercolour, signed dated and titled lower right in pencil, 26x35cm, possibly Dick Park jumping fence (red colours) and Godfrey Tory (red and grey colours) ...
Price Achieved: £30.00.