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Fine Art, Antiques & Specialist Collectors
Fine Art, Antiques & Specialist Collectors
Lot 51A group of metal railway related items and collectables, including a 'BR-WR Load not to exceed..' cast iron plaque, 10.5 by 7cm, five brass Steam rally plaques for Elstow 1983, 1986 and 1987, Millbrook 1983, all 8.8 by 6.5cm, and Millbrook 1986 7.5 by 5.8cm, and a metal money box in the from of laughing donkey, a/f, 6 by 8.5 by 12cm high. (1 bag).
Lot 52A gilt metal bust of a 19th century Continental lady, with cold painted decoration 14.5 by 7.5 by 15cm high, a GWR brass lantern with four glass panel, 11 by 11 by 27cm high including handle, and a silver plated tantalus with three moulded glass decanters, a/f, 19 by 19 by 40.5cm high. (3).
Lot 53Robert Venturi, 1980s Alessi 90015 stainless steel 'The Capidogilio' tray, with gilt decoration, stamped 'Oficina Alessi EPSS Italy', of oval form, 46 by 38.5 by 1.5cm high, also a Robert Venturi booklet, together with the Daniel Baroy hand blown multicoloured glass vase, signed on the base dated '1996', 11.5cm diameter, 13cm high. (3).
Lot 55An Arts & Crafts copper and pewter casket, of rectangular form, the cover with a handmade strapwork handle inset with a single oval green cabochon, each of the corners of the casket with riveted corner fans inlaid with abalone and mother of pearl over glass, no visible maker's marks, 17.5 by 9 by 7.8cm high..
Lot 60Two wooden model ship kits and five wooden sailing boats, comprising a Dallas Revenue Cutter kit, an ASG Becacin Snipe kit, both with original boxes, together with five various wooden saling boats, largest a vintage boat 53 by 12 by 15cm (without sail) a/f, Endeavour III, 46 by 12 by 59cm high including stand, smallest 20 by 5.5 by 24.5cm high, a/f. (7).
Lot 61Four radio controlled model sailing boats, comprising wooden built 'Gracia', 93 by 19 by 143cm high (including sail), 'Condor' with solid plastic sails, 82 by 26 by 100cm high overall, 'Suzanne' 73 by 23 by 55cm high (including aerial), 'Bugsie 3', 81 by 19.5 by 60cm high, together with three remote controllers, some spare sails and two stands, two other model boats 'Australia' 51 by 11.8 by 79.5cm high, and 'Barrucuda' 40 by 11.5 by 58cm high overall. (6 models and one box).
Lot 65A first edition 'Our Hospital ABC' Pictures by Joyce Dennys Verses by Hampden Gordon & M.C. Tindall with inscription dated '1916' (pub. 1916), a Red Cross ceramic feeding cup 11.5cm (including handle) by 14cm (including spout) by 7.5cm high, a Vernaid bandage, thirty five postcards including a scene from the K.I. Ward 5th Northern General Hospital Leicester, and a copy of 'The War Illustrated'. (1 bag).
Lot 70Two WWI Nursing medal groups, comprising a group for Nurse Beatrice Kean, a WWI Victory medal, Northumberland VAD medal, an associated British Red Cross medal, the second medal group for Nurse Florence Mail Bown, 'For Faithful Service at Hamerton 3rd Dhm. V.A. Hospital during the Great War 1914-1919' with three clips for 'October 1914', '1915', and '1916', a 'County of Durham British Red Cross' medallion, and a Durham VAD worker medal 'For services rendered during the European War 1914-1919', together with a British Red Cross cardboard medal box, and a VAD arm band. (1 bag).
Lot 72A circa 1904 British brass and steel Torpedo Gyroscope, from the Royal Gun factory in Woolwich, stamped '2201 R.G.F.' brass lock stamped 1904, with key, and a wooden case stamped 'Torpedo..', 'E J Sayce' and '1905' with a stenciled 'S.D.' to front and top of the case, gyroscope 18 by 13 by 16.5cm high, case 24 by 20.5 by 17cm high..
Lot 74A collection of framed vintage cigarette cards, comprising a group of 93 Will's cigarette cards, 'Old English Garden Flowers' series, mounted and glazed into a pair of frames, each 61 by 47cm, and a smaller single frame, 34 by 24cm, a set of 25 Player's cigarette cards, 'Ships Figureheads' series, mounted and glazed into a frame, 46 by 30cm, and a set of 50 Player's cigarette cards, 'Flags of the League of Nations' series, contained within two clear plastic wallets. (6).
Lot 75A large collection of over 600 international postcards, including USA and European cards, including scenes of New York, Sudan, as well as cartoons, together with a British Embassy Paris Greetings card, signed 'P.S. Davis, John & Ann', a hand coloured print engraving of a celebration in Malaga. (1 box).
Lot 77An early 20th century Chinese album with hand painted silk lined pages, a/f, with single lacquered back board, together with fifty four loose oriental postcards, with scenes of Hong Kong, including a gruesome "lingchi" scene, a Japanese card sent via Paddington during the Russo-Japanese war in 1905. (1 bag).
Lot 80A collection of 110 issues of Blues Unlimited magazine 1965-1987, Blues Unlimited was founded in 1963 and was a trailblazer publication offering in depth insights into blues music at a time when it was neither widely documented nor commented upon in the popular press; the collection includes many interviews with influential musicians and songwriters, includes a complete run of the magazine from issue 48 in 1967 to 187 in 1987. (1 box).
Lot 81A collection of football programmes dating from 1959, forty six Peterborough United, including 1959 matches against Kettering Town and Bury Town, eight football 1930s-1940s tickets, together with two cricket scorecards from the Australian tour of 1948 versus Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire, as well as some early to mid 20th century dance cards. (1 bag).
Lot 85C. Demolombe, Cours de Code Napoléon, 29 vols (missing vol 23), in French, published by Auguste Durand, L. Hachette & Cie, Durand & Pedone Lauriel, A. Maresq Aîné, Cosse, Marchal & Billard, 1865-1876, Third Edition, red leather spines, with gold tooled lettering, and marbled boards, each 22.5 by 15cm. (29).
Lot 86A collection of GB definitive stamps and First Day Covers, QV 1841 to QEII 2020, including three Penny Red stamps, one each from sheet 174, 198 and 213, a Two Penny Blue, high value George VI definitives, mounted as singles, pairs, runs, mini sheets, apparently all franked through, mounted to paper sheets and presented in one green and two red albums. (3 albums).
Lot 87A large and impressive collection of GB Royal Mail First Day Covers, 1945-2001, including 1945 Channel Islands Liberation, issued Guernsey 10th May 1948, Royal Commemorative, Churchill, Definitive Issue, Sporting, Christmas, Travel, Landmarks, Events, Total Eclipse, various other themes and subjects, the later years including special coin issues, 50p, £1, £2, £5, and medallion issues, Millenium Moment MCMXCIX/MM £5 coin and mini stamp sheet issue, and several other Millenium mini stamp sheets, approximately 500+ FDCs in total, presented together in plastic wallets in one green Stanley Gibbons Malvern Cover Album and five green WH Smith Collectors Range albums, numbered to the spines 1-6. (6 albums).
Lot 88A large and impressive collection of GB Royal Mail First Day Covers, 2002-2020, including many Royal Commemorative, In Memoriam, Definitive Issue, Sporting, Christmas, Travel, Landmarks, World Events, World War Remembrance, History, James Bond, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Thunderbirds Gerry Anderson, Olympics, Smilers, special coin issues, Royal Mint England Football 31.5.02 £1 coin cover, No 18801, Royal Mint Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Commemorative Cover, Stamp, Crown & Banknote, serial QE50 001420, approximately 600+ FDCs in total, presented together in plastic wallets in seven burgundy Royal Mail First Day Covers albums, numbered to the spines 7-14. (7 albums).
Lot 90London 2012 Olympic Games Team GB Gold Medal Winners Stamp Collection, QEII mint stamps, presented in a Royal Mail branded clear plastic album, comprising 29 mini sheets of six 1st class stamps, and 29 FDCs, in plastic wallets, together with London 2012 Paralympic Games Team GB Gold Medal Winners Stamp Collection, comprising 34 mini sheets of two 1st class stamps, and 34 FDCs, in plastic wallets, combined face value £183.92. (1 album).
Lot 91A collection of GB Royal Mail booklets, QEII mint stamps, comprising 7 pre-decimal 4/6 and 4 pre-decimal 5/- GPO booklets, a 45p booklet, 5 decimal booklets of 10 x 1st class stamps, 2 decimal booklets of 4 x 1st class stamps, Botanic Garden of Wales, and 4 decimal booklets of 4 x European Airmail stamps, combined face value £50+. (1 bag).
Lot 93A collection of GB Royal Mail booklets, QEII mint stamps, all originally purchased 2001, comprising 3 booklets of 12 x 1st class stamps, 3 booklets of 10 x 1st class stamps, 16 booklets of 6 x 1st class stamps, 1 booklet of 4 x 1st class stamps, and 3 booklets of 10 x 2nd class stamps, combined face value £145+. (1 bag).
Lot 94A collection of GB Royal Mail booklets, QEII mint stamps, all originally purchased 2001-2002, comprising 3 booklets of 12 x 1st class stamps, 3 booklets of 10 x 1st class stamps, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, 14 booklets of 6 x 1st class stamps, 2 booklets of 6 x 68p Air Mail stamps, 2 booklets of 6 x 42p Air Mail stamps, 2 booklets of 6 x E Air Mail stamps, 1 booklet of 4 x 2nd class stamps, and 2 booklets of 12 x 2nd class stamps, combined face value £150+. (1 bag).
Lot 95A collection of GB Royal Mail booklets, QEII mint stamps, all originally purchased 2002-2004, comprising 24 booklets of 6 x 1st class stamps, 4 booklets of 4 x Europe up to 40g Air Mail stamps, and 4 booklets of 4 x Worldwide up to 40g Air Mail stamps, combined face value £150+. (1 bag).
Lot 96A collection of GB Royal Mail booklets, QEII mint stamps, all originally purchased 2004-2006, comprising 2 booklets of 12 x 1st class stamps, 7 booklets of 6 x 1st class stamps, 2 booklets of 4 x 1st class Large stamps, 2 booklets of 4 x Worldwide Postcard Air Mail stamps, 3 booklets of 12 x 2nd class stamps, and 2 booklets of 4 x 2nd class Large stamps, combined face value £100+. (1 bag).