Collectors Sale on
Wednesday 16th August 2017
Lots: 550-599 of 615
Buyer's Premium at our standard rate(s) plus VAT is payable on all purchases.
Additional fees could also be applicable to certain lots. For further information see the full lot details page by clicking the thumbnail image of the relevant lot.
Lot 550
A 19th Century ivory folding 12" rule by H Hughes & Son Ltd, London in original embossed leather case
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 551
A pair of old wooden oars, each blade painted in black "Essex Maid" overall 145cms long
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 552
Two wood card boxes with inlaid cribbage boards to outside; a small brass balance scale on wood base; a pair of 19th Century glasses with folding tinted glass and in original case and a cased measuring glass
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 553
A late Victorian decorative cast brass paper clip by W Dowler, Birmingham 12.5cms long
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 554
A scratch built chassis "The Peckham Truck Patent" (for trams), a well constructed model with brake lever, 71cms long 23.5cms wide and with attached "Peckham Truck" bronze cog
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 555
A brass monocular microscope by Baker, 244 High Holborn, London, the horseshoe base engraved with makers name and with single objective named Broadhurst and in polished mahogany case with brass carrying handle, instrument 26cms high
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 556
A wall mounted cigarette dispenser by Automachine Manufacturers, Glos, the metal rectangular case with gold paint, glass panel to the front and painted with "2d" and "Cigarettes", 75cms high 15cms wide
Estimate:  £100 - 130 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 557
WITHDRAWN A Willcox and Gibbs sewing machine with "C" shaped frame on wood base and with instruction booklet in original wood case
Estimate:  £12 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 558
A Dunhill silver plated table lighter together with a Dupont gold metal cigarette lighter (2)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 559
A late 19th/early 20th Century banjolele with four strings, the neck with inset mother of pearl discs, white metal frame and original skin, in carrying case, length of instrument 56cms
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 560
A late 19th/early 20th Century swordstick, the narrow tapering blade in malacca case with curved wood handle, 91cms long and together with a malacca walking stick with silver top, 87cms long (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 561
A "Wolf Safety" miners lamp by Wolf Safety Lamo Co (Wm Maurice) Ltd Sheffield, having small brass plate to the top stamped "GPO 1985" 21.5cms high
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 562
An early 20th Century nickel plated combined cartridge remover/dog whistle; an Acme whistle; a military issue stopwatch; two ladies wristwatches and others
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 563
An early 20th Century novelty musical cigarette lighter in brass case and in box for James Walker, Jeweller and together with a brass and wood cribbage marker board with suspension loop to one end which unscrews to reveal compartment containing four brass markers (2)
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 564
A brass monocular microscope by Prior, London having horse shoe base, 34cms high
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 565
A large late 19th/early 20th Century printed silk picture of a lady, in original clip frame, 46cms x 35.5cms
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 566
A late 19th/early 20th Century set of draughtsmans instruments in a rosewood box with fitted lift-out tray
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 567
An early 20th Century German made novelty wall clock in the form of a seated cat with printed detailed front and eyes that move with the pendulum, with cone weight and pendulum, 17.5cms high
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 568
An oval brass snuff box stamped "W Allen Ruishton" 8cms wide and together with a simply made brass heart shaped shuff box (2)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 569
A pair of early 20th Century gilt metal and mother of pearl opera glasses in velvet pouch together with another pair in white metal with leather bound barrels (2)

Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 570
A brass Ross Eclipse monocular microscope, with objectives, in polished wood case (lacks door)
Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 571
A carved wood Bugbear worked with a fish and a bird, 10cms long; together with two turned hardwood containers and covers (3)

Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 572
A Swift & Son The "Challenge" mahogany and brass case folding camera with The Swift shutter attachment now fitted with Ross lens and with a Dallmeyer 12" f/6 Popular Telephoto lens; three mahogany plate holders, some Envoy slides and some later accessories
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 573
A 19th Century ivory folding 12" rule with engraved scales and hand engraved "Charles S S Johnston 1874"
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 574
A Harden Star blue glass hand grenade extinguisher, sealed, 18cms high
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 575
A 19th Century 12" folding brass mounted ivory rule by "G Robinson Optician", the back engraved with measurements for use when closed
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 576
A Graflex Speed Graphic folding camera with 135mm 4.7 lens, Rapax shutter, serial number 839736 in original carrying case together with a number of plate holders
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 577
BRIDGWATER CARNIVAL c.1930's - 1960's - a very large collection of glass photographic slides taken by Geoffrey Hunt, the images mostly in brown paper envelopes and inscribed with club names and details of images, many different clubs, the images of posed groups in their costume, contained in "dated" boxes (approx 20 boxes)
Estimate:  £100 - 130 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1100
Lot 578
A model of a Rider Ericsson hot air pumping engine stamped "Rider Ericsson Sterling Stirling" to the central white metal plate, mounted on wood base, 23cms high
Estimate:  £25 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 579
A well engineered model of a horizontal single cylinder engine with 7" diam flywheel, 19.5cms high 31cms long
Estimate:  £90 - 130 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 580
A Victorian valentine heart pin cushion, the velvet fronted cushion with applied printed verse "Sincere Wishes" "Rt Hon John Bright" and pins with glass beads, 19cms high
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 581
A 19th Century turned bone bobbin with inset Stanhope lens of Portsmouth Harbour and with "seal" end; turned bone lace bobbin with spangles; four turned wood lace bobbins with spangles; a horn tatting shuttle and other needlework tools etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 582
RAOB - an enamelled gilt metal chain "Order of Merit" mounted on heavy red velvet collar together with a cased RAOB medallion; a neck sash with medallions and a WWI "Victory" medallion

Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 583
An Acme Boy Scouts whistle, lacquered brass, early 20th Century, with ring suspension
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 584
Badges - an Auxiliary Fire Service badge; Post Office Union; Colemans Mustard Club; The Boys Brigade Kings Badge; Civil Service Motoring Association and others (7)
Estimate:  £12 - 15 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 585
Christmas tree decorations - a collection of early 20th Century tree decorations including a good selection of metal candleholders with spring clip fasteners; small fancy crackers in original boxes; glass baubles; birds; coloured plastic decorations; a boxed Angel Chimes and others (a lot)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 586
A late 19th/early 20th Century opthalmoscope with ivory handle; a set of dentistry mouth mirrors fitting into bone handle and other items contained in a box marked for "Weiss & Son Surgical Instrument Makers, Strand, London
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 587
A Patent Pedometer lacking outer case, having white enamel dial with black Arabic letters and black lined detail with Patent dates to the centre, 4.25cms diam
This patent was taken out by Benjamin S Church of Scarborough New York
Estimate:  £12 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 588
An old printed cotton Union Jack flag 165cms x 92cms
Estimate:  £10 - 12 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 589
An early 20th Century mandolin labelled inside "Stridente ... Napoli", overall length 62cms
Estimate:  £15 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 590
A Banjolele having four strings and decorative back with engraved foliate decoration, 56cms long 21.5cms diam
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 591
Robertson's Golly - a Golly Brooch Collection on red felt roll, more modern examples including ballet dancer, astronaut and skateboarder (23)
Estimate:  £15 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 592
An early 20th Century sextant by Henry & Barrow Co London having white metal engraved scale, brass frame and wood handle, unboxed
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 593
RAOB - a quantity of enamel silver and silver gilt medallions together with a quantity of affiliation certificates and Exhaltation cards, relating to Taunton Province
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 594
A quantity of printing blocks all relating to the former Wills factory at Salmon Parade, Bridgwater. Most depict large machines and diagrams for books/catalogues including British Standard For Clay Chimney Pots; one small earlier example in carved wood the others of copper or white metal laid on wood blocks, various sizes.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 595
Two Victorian photographic ambrotype portraits of a gentleman and lady contained in folding composition case the cover with well detailed moulded rustic haymaking scene and houses, overall size of case 16cms x 12.75cms

Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 596
A large Safety Torch "Approved by Mines Dept Home Office"; Box Brownie camera; small hand torch; wooden shoe trees; bag of old keys and other items
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 597
A printed silk handkerchief for the Irish International Exhibition Dublin 1907, 44cms x 46.5cms together with two souvenir bullion embroidered panels for the Taj Mahal, India c.1914 - 1918 (3)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 598
A late 19th Century games compendium, the plain wood box containing complete set of turned boxwood and rosewood chessmen; draughts; bone/ebony dominoes; boxwood shakers; bone dice; stained bone counters; painted lead racehorses; hand made glass marbles; double sided wood solitaire board; cribbage marker board; folding leather games board and whist markers, box 34cms x 21cms x10cms high
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 599
A 19th Century novelty brass tape measure in the form of a flat iron with agate handle, 5.5cms long and together with a small 19th Century vesta case in the form of a horse shoe with striker on base (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
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