Jewellery, Coins & Watches

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Friday 03 September 2021

Commencing at 2:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre


Friday 27th August– 9am - 8pm
Saturday 28th August – 9am - 1pm
Thursday 2nd September – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

We hold four sales per year in Bedford. These jewellery sales have become a highlight of the sales calendar, and include a range of antique & modern watches, rings, sovereigns, bracelets, brooches, pendants and necklaces, etc.


Lot 535:
A novelty 9ct yellow gold stick pin modelled as a fly, Sheffield 1993, l. 7.8 cm, 5.4 gms
Est: £70 – £90

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Taylor on
01234 266366 or
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.


Auction Centre, Eastcotts Park, Wallis Way, Bedford, MK42 0PE

Friday prior to sale 9am – 8pm
Saturday prior to sale 9am – 4pm
Thursday prior to sale 9am – 5pm
Morning of sale from 9am

Buyers Premium
A buyers’ premium at 17.5% plus VAT, will be added to the bid price of each lot.
Lots purchased online will in addition attract a 5% plus VAT fee.

Condition Reports
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.

On sale day until 5pm and on the following Monday and Tuesday from 9am to 5pm.

Postage & Packing
Should you require items packed and posted please contact the Peacock Post team from Monday to Wednesday on 01234 608908 or

Attention is drawn to the Auctioneers Conditions of Sale in this catalogue and posted on the premises.

In particular it is emphasised that all accounts must be settled on the day of sale. Sale currency is GBP.

The following payment methods are accepted :
• Cash
• Debit card (in person)
• Direct bank transfer

We do not accept payments by credit card or any card payments over the telephone.

Bank transfer details are as follows :
Bank Name :       Metro Bank Plc
Account Name :  W&H Peacock
Sort code :          23-05-80
Account # :         29033862
Please quote both the auction number and your invoice number as reference. Failure to do so may delay goods being released. Please be aware that clients making international transfers will be liable for any bank imposed charges. 

Online Registration
In completing the online bidder registration and providing your payment card details you :

(i) confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to the auctioneer and have sufficient funds available to complete the transaction.

(ii) agree to abide by the auctioneer’s conditions of sale and special terms and conditions as stated in these particulars and on the online bidding platform.

(iii) agree to make payment via the methods and timescales stated above at the completion of the auction and authorise the auctioneer that on failing to do so the credit/debit card given may be charged in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased.

Auctioneer Information
W&H Peacock
Bedford Auction Centre
Eastcotts Park
Wallis Way
MK42 0PE
United Kingdom
Tel: 01234 266366

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Recent Highlights

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A white metal crossover ring set two brilliant cut diamonds, each in an eight claw setting, the shoulders set eight further old cut diamonds, both diamonds approx. 1 carat each,ring size Q,4.6 gms

Sold for £3,700

A stainless steel ladies 'Casablanca' wristwatch by Franck Muller, the tonneau shaped dial with luminous numerals on an articulated bracelet strap, case w. 2.4 cm, case numbered 3672, boxed and with certificate

Sold for £1,550

A modern 18ct white gold ring set brilliant cut diamond in a raised four claw setting, the shoulders pave set small diamonds, central stone approx. 0.75 carats,ring size N,2.3 gms

Sold for £1,300

A Date Stamp proof 1oz Britannia gold coin dated 2015, cased

Sold for £1,250

An 18th century yellow metal and black enamel decorated mourning ring reading 'The. Rt. Hon: Ca: Lady Walpole OB: 20. Aug: 1737. AE: 55,ring size N,3 gms*Lady Catherine Walpole was the first wife of the British prime minister, Robert Walpole

Sold for £1,150

A late 19th century 18ct yellow gold ring set five diamonds and five rubies in a checkerboard pattern, Birmingham 1893,ring size M,5.2 gms

Sold for £880

An early 20th century white metal and old mine cut diamond solitaire engagement ring, the approximately 2ct stone in a eight claw setting with diamond set shoulders. UK size K 1/2

Sold for £3,800

A Royal Mint 22ct gold 2009 Kew Gardens 50 pence proof coin, 15.5 gms, cased and with certificate

Sold for £2,450

A 14ct yellow gold ring set teardrop diamond in a six claw setting within a split band shank, stone approx. 1 carat, ring size P, 2 gms

Sold for £1,050

A unisex stainless steel Oyster Perpetual Date just wristwatch by Rolex, the black dial with silvered baton numerals and date aperture on a bracelet strap, case d. 3.4 cm, boxed and with papers

Sold for £3,550

A late 19th/early 20th century yellow metal cameo brooch depicting four dancing putti, w. 7.2 cm, in a fitted H & E Tessier case

Sold for £1,850

A 19th century yellow metal and garnet pendant/brooch having three cabochon drops set old cut diamonds, l. 3.9 cm, 11.3 gms (af)

Sold for £1,400

A platinum half eternity ring set seven brilliant cut diamonds in recessed settings,ring size R,6.6 gms

Sold for £1,250

A 19th century yellow metal and garnet pendant, the four cabochon drops set rose cut diamonds in star and insect shaped settings, l. 7 cm, 13.1 gms (af)

Sold for £1,200

A stainless steel gentleman's 'Chronograph Automatic' wristwatch by Breitling, the circular white dial with silvered baton numerals, date aperture and subsidiary dials on an articulated bracelet strap, boxed

Sold for £1,050

A platinum and diamond crossover ring, the tow round brilliant cut main stones totalling approximately 1.9ct. Approx weight 5.3g. Size R

Sold for £1,800

A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold Oyster Perpetual Day-Date chronometer wristwatch by Rolex, the circular champagne dial with baton numerals and day and date apertures on an articulated bracelet strap, model number 18038, case d. 3.5 cm, 131 gms, with case, box and some papers including partial receipt dated 12.02.90 and service guarantee dated 21.11.01

Sold for £7,500

A gentleman's stainless steel chronometer longitude automatic wristwatch by Breitling, the black dial with baton markers, date aperture and subsidiary dials on an articulated bracelet strap, case d. 3.9 cm, case back numbered 305224 and A20348, with papers dated 15-9-2003

Sold for £1,250

A 9ct yellow gold curblink bracelet suspending twenty-seven charms including Concorde, a rickshaw, Mickey Mouse, a gondola and many others, overall 75.5 gms

Sold for £940

A Royal Mint 22ct gold 2009 Kew Gardens 50 pence proof coin, 15.5 gms, cased and with certificate

Sold for £2,200