Saturday 07 March 2020
Commencing at 10:30amBedford Auction Centre
Friday from 8.30am - 8.00pm
and morning of sale from 8.30am
A collection of ladies and gents watches including: Tissot, Gucci, Scuderia Ferrari, Seiko, Krug-Baümen, Certina and many more to be sold as part of our Weekly Sale 2 auction.
The sale is open for viewing all day Friday 8am – 8pm. To find out more about this auction click ‘Auction & Catalogue Details’ above.
Recent Highlights in Bedford Auction Centre
Samuel La Grave, London: an 18th century table clock, the twin-train fusee movement striking bell, with an inscribed brass rear, the silvered dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, date aperture, strike/silent dial and decorated with an Oriental building, surrounded by brass spandrels within a mahogany and brass mounted case on ogee feet
Sold for £1,900
Van Cleef & Arpels, a yellow metal clip in the form of a seated musician playing the mandolin, her head set facet diamond, her chest and legs set cabochon emeralds and further small diamonds & rubies, signed verso and numbered 20444
Sold for £4,700
A late 18th century Cuff-type brass microscope by P. Dollond, Strand, London, together with several glass slides, within the mahogany case, h. 44 cm.
Sold for £2,300
A matched Chinese metalware four piece tea service, each pieced relief decorated with dragons within a hammered field, character marks to bases, together with a pair of similar sugar nips, overall 50 ozs (5).
Sold for £2,800
A Chinese stoneware blue and white shallow dish of circular form centrally decorated with a dragon, six character mark to base, d. 34.5 cm
Sold for £2,200
A Stuart Turner model of a direct-coupled steamed engine and electric generator, stamped 180
Sold for £340
William Tolliday, a model of a three-master sailing ship over a mineral sea, on a matching plinth, signed 14 x 11cm
William Tolliday joined Garrard & Co. in the late 1960's and worked from a workshop above the shop
Sold for £1,400
A regency green leather button upholstered library chair, possibly Irish, the mahogany, reeded and brass inlaid frame of lyre-shaped form, on reeded legs with casters
Sold for £850
Cartier, an 18ct yellow gold and silver brooch in the form of a hawk resting on its trainers gauntlet, its eye set a small ruby, the glove decorated in black enamel and set small diamond and coral, signed verso and numbered 11513
Sold for £3,800
A collection of thirty-seven silver mounted clear and coloured glass vesta jars, various dates and makers.
Sold for £2,500
Talwin Morris: Glasgow School, 'Art Nouveau' Bookcase designed by Morris featuring a moulded top above three open shelves and four embossed copper plaques together with the complete complementary set of 21 bindings incorporating the gilt 'Peacock Feather' design on the maroon leather spines reflecting that of the plaques.
Sold for £800
Johann Huggler, Brienz (Swiss 1834-1912), a late 19th century clock, the French Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, within a Black Forest carved figural case modelled as a hunter holding a rifle, a buck over his shoulder with a hare, beaver and three partridge emerging from the stump and roots below, signed, h. 94 cm.
Sold for £7,600
A large group of pre-1920 Edward VII and George V silver coinage including shillings, florins, sixpence and threepence, overall
Sold for £1,400
Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson of Kilburn, an oak nest of three occasional tables each with a relief carved mouse, max w. 61cm
Sold for £800
Recent Highlights in Weekly Auctions
All weather wicker garden patio seat of oval form with 8 matching armchairs and cushions and a cover
Sold for £700
(2014) BMW 120D M Sport 5 door hatchback in black with Harmon Kardon Speakers, Sat Nav, Xenon headlights, Comfort package, Black panel display etc
Sold for £9,400
1967 Volvo P1800 S Coupe in red, Registration LNJ 78E, first registered 04/05/1967, Current MOT 09/07/2020, Mileage at last MOT 98,118, lots of paperwork, receipts and documents
Sold for £14,600