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Thursday 28th October

Auction now closed. Entries are now invited for our next specialist auction

A Handsome XIX Century Hallmarked Silver Presentation Casket, B&S (struck over another), Birmingham 1893, of shaped tapering rectangular form, profusely detailed in relief with foliate decoration, leaf scrolls and gadrooned borders, inscribed to the front "Presented by The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Tynemouth to John Foster Spence Esquire with the Honorary Freedom of The Borough in Recognition of His Many Eminent Services 1894", the hinged lid with applied crest and motto "MESSIS AB ALTIS" (Harvest of the deep) (detached), with blue plush lined interior and base (detached), raised on four paw feet, base 32cm wide, overall weight 1720grams; Together with An Illuminated Scroll, "Borough of Tynemouth At A Meeting of the Council held on Wednesday the 20th Day of September 1893... That this corporation present the Freedom of the Borough to John Foster Spence Esquire the Mayor as an evidence of it's appreciation of the distinguished and untiring services he has rendered to his Native Town and District during the last half century".

*John Foster Spence was a philanthropist who spent most of his life serving the community where he'd been born in 1818, becoming a Councillor, Mayor, Alderman and Magistrate. As well as being involved with many local committees and societies, in 1893 he was honoured when he was given Freedom of the Borough of Tynemouth. He was an important civic figure known as "The Grand Old Man of Shields".

All proceeds from the sale of this lot are being donated to the R.N.L.I.

Stan Shaw. An Eleven Piece Pocket Knife, comprising six blades of differing profiles, also includes a saw, screwdriver, scissors, fleam and pick. With solid silver bolsters dating to 1992, mother-of-pearl scales, brass linings, work back full length of the knife, back and front, 17.5cm long when closed. Each blade numbered 10. Contained in a fitted mahogany box.

Estimate £3,000 to £5,000

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Stan Shaw. A Five Piece Pocket Knife, comprising two blades, scissors, saw and spike. With solid silver bolsters dating to 1992, mother-of-pearl scales, brass linings, work back full length of the knife, back and front, tapering body, 18 cm long when closed. Each blade numbered 002. Contained in a fitted oak box.

Estimate £1,500 to £2,000

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A Large Platinum Single Stone Diamond Ring, approximate diamond weight 3.5cts.

A Large 18ct White Gold Single Stone Diamond Ring, approximate diamond weight 2.5cts.

Jaeger LeCoultre Vintage Triple Date Gent's Wristwatch.

Jaeger LeCoultre Vintage 'Boy's Size' Gent's Wristwatch.

Jaeger LeCoultre c.1950’s Gent's Alarm Wristwatch.

An Omega De Ville Gent's Wristwatch

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Antique & Fine Art Auction

Friday 29th October

Auction now closed. Entries are now invited for our next specialist auction

A Walker and Hall silver casket with engraved and inset porcelain panels. Presented to Alderman William Farewell Wardley JP with the Honorary Freedom of the City of Sheffield July 1924. Sold with related certificates, photograph, his cigarette case etc.

Estimate £500 to £800

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Wine - Chateau Climens 1947 1er Cru Haut-Barsac

Whisky - Springbank Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky 15 Years Old

A Clarice Cliff Orange Trees & House pattern twin-handlesd vase

Estimate £600 to £1,000

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A Japanese Shibayama carved Ivory Elephant surmounted with a Goddess

Estimate £600 to £800

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A Japanese Toyko School carved Ivory Figure Group

Estimate £600 to £800

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Early 20th Century Carved Oak Orkney Chair with a woven straw back, carved seat, shaped arms and a single drawer on turned legs

Estimate £200 to £400

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A late 19th Century Chinese hardwood Jardiniere Stand with rouge marble insert, carved and pierced frieze, 123cm high

Estimate £300 to £500

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A late 19th Century French Ormolu & bronze mantle clock

Estimate £300 to £500

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A Dieppe style carved ivory figural group

Estimate £500 to £800

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A Globe Empire table clock by Smith & Son Ltd.

Estimate £400 to £600

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Wine - Chateau Carbonnieux 1985 Grand Cru, Graves Leognan

After Henry Moore (1898 - 1986); Sculptural Objects, lithograph, signed and dated 49.

Estimate £300 to £500

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Gibson ES-335 Electric Guitar. Being of a semi-hollow body made from maple with a rosewood finger board. Manufactured in 1970 having the two Humbucker pickups, F-Holes, tune-o-matic bridge and black inlays on the finger board. One notable player of this model is Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and Nirvana fame.

Sold with CITES A10 Certificate No. 606270/02

Estimate £500 to £700

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Gibson ES-175 Electric Guitar, 1952. This hollow body guitar has a single P90 pickup with parallelogram inlays and Florentine cutaways. This is a very notable jazz guitar that is favoured by many rock musicians including Steve Howe from Yes.

Estimate £800 to £1,200

Sold with CITES A10 Certificate No. 606270/01

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A pair of Mettlach Pottery Paté Sur Paté Circular Plaques

Estimate £400 to £600

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Stuart Walton (Leeds Artist b.1933); "Washing Day", oil on board.

Estimate £700 to £1,000

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Specialist Collectable Toys Auction

Thursday 11th November

Entries invited for this auction

Star Wars - A Palitoy Tri-Logo Return of the Jedi Luke Skywalker (in Battle Poncho), factory sealed, overall good condition.

Estimate £150 to £250

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A Boxed Corgi Toys Gift Set 41 Carrimore Car Transporter, with what appears to be the original cars, overall good condition, (Box Poor)

Estimate £80 to £120

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