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Friday 01 June 2018

Commencing at 4:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre


Friday 25th May – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 26th May – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 31st May – 9am to 6pm,
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.971_1_1

A gentleman’s 9ct yellow gold De Ville wristwatch by Omega, the ‘TV’ shaped dial with gold coloured baton numerals on an articulated bracelet strap, dial w. 2.6 cm, 55.3 gms, with case and papers Estimate £500 – £700

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Future sale dates include:
Bedford  – 1st June 2018

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.


A late 19th century 18ct yellow gold cased half hunter pocket watch by Benson, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and second hand section within a plain case decorated in blue enamel, dial d. 4.1 cm, case hallmarked for London 1899, overall 119.8 gms, contained in a fitted case with gilt tooled decoration

Sold for £1,000

An 18ct yellow gold hinged bracelet set three rows of small brilliant cut diamonds within a diagonal twist setting, internal w. 5.6 cm, 44.2 gms

Sold for £1,200

A 14ct white gold ring set brilliant cut diamond in a raised four claw setting, the openwork shoulders set eight small diamonds in a modern setting, stone approximately 1.25 carats, ring size M, 6.6 gms

Sold for £1,500

A yellow metal full eternity ring set four rows of small brilliant cut diamonds, the sides also set a row of small diamonds, ring size K 1/2, 11.6 gms

Sold for £1,500

An 18ct yellow gold cocktail ring set four rows of brilliant cut diamonds within a circular undulating setting, ring size Q, 13.3 gms

Sold for £2,000

A gentleman's two colour stainless steel superlative chronometer 'Oyster Perpetual Datejust' wristwatch by Rolex, the circular silvered dial with diamond set hour markers and date aperture on a bracelet strap, dial d. 3 cm, with box and papers, first purchased in 1996 and serviced in 2005

Sold for £3,300

An early 20th century 18ct gold and platinum five stone diamond ring, set with five old cut graduating diamonds totaling approximately 1.50ct.

Sold for £1,100

A large 9ct gold mounted micro-mosaic brooch depicting a cherub riding a chariot. w. 6.5 cm.

Sold for £3,400

A white gold ring set centrally with an oval tanzanite in a four claw setting, the shoulders each set five small graduated diamonds, stone approximately 6 carats, ring size N 1/2, 6.7 gms

Sold for £2,300

A white metal two section clip of openwork design set brilliant and baguette cut diamonds throughout in the Belle-Epoque manner, overall l. 6.5 cm, 43.3 gms

Sold for £3,200

A Portuguese 18ct yellow gold articulated bricklink bracelet with fine engraved scrolled decoration, clasp stamped '800', 48.4 gms

Sold for £1,150

A 19th century 18ct yellow gold elongated link watch chain with t-bar and lobster clasp, (clasp 15ct), hallmarked for Chester 1888, overall 67.5 gms

Sold for £1,220

An 18ct white gold ring set pear shaped fancy pink/purple diamond in a three claw setting, the shoulders each set a tapered baguette cut white diamond, central stone approximately 0.7 carats, ring size M, 2.5 gms

Sold for £1,500

An 18ct yellow gold band ring set three rows of seventeen baguette cut diamonds in a brick setting, ring size L, 10.8 gms

Sold for £1,800

A yellow metal articulated link bracelet set thirteen graduated brilliant cut diamonds, each in a six claw setting, central stone approximately 0.5 carats, overall 6.7 gms

Sold for £2,000

An early 21st century gentleman's stainless steel cased 'Reverso Duo Dial-Night & Day' wristwatch by Jaeger-LeCoultre, the rectangular dial in the Art Deco manner with black Arabic numerals and second hand section, the reverse with a grey dial, luminous numerals at 12, 3 and 9 o'clock and 24 hour section on an articulated bracelet strap, dial w. 1.9 cm, movement numbered 2055301, with box and papers, purchased 19.10.01

Sold for £3,500

A late 19th century yellow metal ruby and diamond ring, the central ruby (approximately 1ct) flanked by two approximately 0.5ct diamonds and interspaced with diamond chips. Inscribed inside the shank: 'L.P from W.T 1893'

Sold for £2,100

A gentleman's stainless steel Speedmaster Professional wristwatch by Omega, the circular black dial with white Arabic and baton numerals and three subsidiary dials within a black enamelled bezel on a canvas strap, case back with NASA moon landing tribute, dial d. 3.3 cm

Sold for £1,700

A platinum three stone ring set emerald cut emerald and two brilliant cut diamonds in raised openwork settings, each diamond approximately 0.75 carats, ring size N 1/2, 3.7 gms

Sold for £2,750

An 18ct yellow gold ring set single brilliant cut diamond in an eight claw setting, stone approximately 2 carats, ring size O 1/2, 2.9 gms

Sold for £3,500