Date Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014
We do get the stangest ‘phone calls, but always following the sale where the rare wanted item has been sold. So, this time, if you are out there and looking for two car doors from a 1970s classic Mercedes saloon, or a chrome grill, or a bonnet, or a new tyre or the fitments to add a Clarion hifi and television, we have them and they are for sale ON THE 7th AUGUST……. So please dont ‘phone on the 8th!
VIEWING, AS USUAL, IS THE DAY BEFORE ON THE 6th from 1-7PM AND ON SALE DAY FROM 9.30AM
Yep, sale time has arrived again and we have worked hard to get the lots together, as usual. It’s a smaller sale but all sections are represented.
PICTURES include works by or attributed to L.S. Lowry, (signed print), Salvador Dali, (Signed print ‘Soft Telephone’), Henry Cooper, Charles Richardson, Julio Jorge Lesser, Feliks Topolski, R. Witchard, Antony Bullimore, Graham Clarke, Gordon Allen, etc.
JEWELLERY AND ART OBJECTS including coins, fountain pens, post and cigarette cards, compacts, masonic regalia, stamps, first day covers, and costume jewellery , a collection of silver vestas and penknives, and a 1898 KRUGERAND.
SILVER including a lovely group of six Stuart Devlin surprise eggs each on a pierced coronet stand, a large dressing mirror, a dressing case with silver and enamelled fitments, a large Victorian embossed urn, small and boxed items, etc.
CARPETS AND RUGS. RECORDS. MIRRORS
FASHION includes a wonderful yellow and red polka dot dress by Lacroix on the Jeans label and just your size! Also a fantastic collection of new boxed tights, including fishnet, and from a retired competition dancer, a wild collection of sequinned dresses, including a bolt of silver sequinned fabric. Otherwise we have an extensive collection of shoes and handbags and some cracking furs. Also military uniform.
TOYS include Anso 1:18 scale model cars, old Hornby Dublo train set, not quite up to the standard of the fantastic lot in the last sale, and similarly Dinky including An Armstrong Whitworth Airliner, the MG record car, and an old tank.
We cleared a lovely property in Pinner containing some effects originally from the estate of Grace Wyndham Goldie, and we include books of hers including first editions and a collection of newspapers, one for every day of The Falkland crisis.
PORCELAIN AND POTTERY include one man’s collection of over 400 Minton pieces from all dates. Otherwise we have dinner services including Worcester ‘June Garden’, Chinastyle ‘Regency’ , Worcester Pallicey, Royal Grafton Malvern, Poole, Noritake ‘Richmond’, green leaf plates, Rockingham.
In SHELF ITEMS we have good boxes including a tortoiseshell tea caddy and another decorated with straw work. Old swords, one Japanese, bayonets, an old air pistol, a Penn Senator fishing reel 4/0. An unused trombone and case. Doulton and Goebel figures, a pair of old fancy Argentinian spurs, miniature furniture, old bibles and photograph album, an old fowling gun, two flintlock pistols, old dolls and a teddy. Old fans. Three 19th century fusee wall clocks, one with convex glass. We have a very large model of The Taj Mahal in a perspex cabinet, a full size steel repro street lamp by Windsor of Herts, unused, a large inflatable boat with outboard motor.
Good WINES including Baron de Philippe de Rothschild 1973 Pauillac, 1990 Margauk, Mouton Cadet 1985, , a 3.78 litre bottle of Martell brandy and a Wade decanter of Famous Old Grouse Whisky, a magnum bottle of 1968 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, 1969 Sartori Amarone, 1966 Chat. Pavie, 1985 Chat.Haut Batailley, 1974 Chat. Poujeaux brandys including Courvoisier, Champagnes including Raymond Sacret 1947, bottle of Gg VI Coronation port 1937, and Croft 1970.
FURNITURE is a busy section this sale. Is Victorian and earlier brown and ebonised furniture back in fashion? I do hope so – we have a lot of it! Please don’t take your holidays yet! Also included is a fantastic corner seating unit from Roche Bobois. It’s in wonderful cream leather and must have cost £10,000+, it comes with matching coffee tables. From the same property we have a fantastic four-piece suite with painted frame and satin upholstery. There are endless chests of drawers, chair sets, two Swedish maple wardrobes and a Swedish small cupboard. From the old Southall Concervative club, (and that’s a strange oasis to find yourself in!) five very long Victorian benches, one 10ft I guess, an extending rosewood dining table, a 50s stylish walnut dressing table, by Morris of Glasgow, an Edwardian revolving book rack and bookcases by Globe Wernicke, Victorian walnut tables on pedestals, a pretty chiffonier, a good bergere suite, a pair of modern horseshoe settees, an oak 18th century three drawer dresser, a brass-bound naval chest, a pokerwork corner chair, various Royal Dutch wall units in teak, old bound trunks and boxes, a Maples suite in lacquered birch, very stylish, and a 1950s semi-circular bar.
GENERAL EFFECTS include wire-work garden chairs and the usual white goods and televisions.
Calling Martin……….we have a piano for you and thank goodness you will be back for the sale! (For those of you who dont know Martin, he has sold our catalogues for 25 years and serenades us on any piano. He’s been ill, but is back for this sale).
LOTS OF PHOTOGRAPHS FURTHER DOWN THE BLOG AND WE ADD THEM ALL THE TIME.
Who needs the Westfield centre when you’ve got Bainbridges ?!
SEE YOU ON THE 7TH, THEN YOU CAN GO AWAY. HAPPY HOLIDAYS.