Friday 04 September 2020
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Friday 28th August– 9am to 5pm,
Saturday 29th August – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 3rd September – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
Viewing for this sale is available with restrictions.
A limited number of people will be permitted in the salerooms at any one time and strict social distancing measures will be in place.
All customers must wear a face covering.
The first Friday of every month sees a specialist auction of Antiques and Collectable’s at the Bedford Auction Centre. A range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector ’s items are offered for sale.
Please note this sale will be held live on the internet. Whilst you can view as detailed above, we cannot allow bidding in person on the day*.
*These conditions are subject to change and dependent upon Government guidance.
A late 19th century penny-in-the-slot polyphon, the 50 cm discs contained with a walnut case, surmounted by a moulded cornice and shell pediment, the glass front flanked by a pair of pilasters, the movement stamped ‘25440’, in the manner of Nicole Freres, h. 125 cm, together with three discs. Est £2000 – £2500
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales please contact Lindsay Taylor or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.
For larger items, please contact the auctioneers on 01234 266366 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
A brass French horn by Paxman, the silvered plate inscribed 'Merewether System, Made in England, 10818, in a fitted case
Sold for £550
A silver four piece tea service of canted vase shaped form, maker K Ltd., Birmingham 1937, 70 ozs (4)
Sold for £970
A 19th century repeater carriage clock, the movement striking on a gong, the silvered dial with Arabic numerals surrounded by gilt metal spandrals, within a gilt and five-glass case, h. 15 cm (excl. handle)
Sold for £700
A 19th century mahogany, elm and brass bound campaign-type trunk of square form, the brass name plate inscribed 'Jo* Baker Esq. No. 5', w. 72 cm
Sold for £480
A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold 'Portuguese' chronograph automatic wristwatch by IWC (International Watch Company) the off-white dial with gold coloured Arabic numerals and two secondary dials on a brown faux crocodile skin leather strap, case d. 4 cm, serial no. 2790089, with box
Sold for £4,000
A collection of Georgian and later silver old English pattern tablespoons, various dates and makers, overall 166 ozs (qty)
Sold for £1,900
An 18th century oak, mahogany and strung chest of two short and three long graduated drawers on bracket feet, w. 93 cm
Sold for £950
A Scandinavian silver fruit bowl of circular form relief decorated with fruits on a hammered ground, h. 17 cm, 39 ozs
Sold for £500
Thomas Sidney Cooper (1803-1902),
cattle drinking at a stream,
signed and dated 1870,
oil on canvas,
59.5 x 90.5 cm
Sold for £3,200
A set of five Stanley Gibbons Great Britain stamp albums, 1840 onwards, including a Penny Black
Sold for £1,300
A 19th century and later mahogany chest-on-chest with an arrangement of nine graduated drawers, flanked by column pillasters, on ogee feet, w. 109 cm
Sold for £560
Loet Vanderveen (1921-2015), a pair of limited edition bronze and parcel gilt sculptures modelled as peacocks, 57/750 and 88/750, l. 37 cm
Sold for £460
A William & Mary walnut and crossbanded child's lowboy, the three drawers over a shaped apron, on turned supports joined by an X-stretcher, w. 66 cm
Sold for £1,300
A late 18th/early 19th century English cello, length of back 73 cm, together with a later case
Sold for £5,400