Antiques and Collectors' Items Sale
including Items of Local Interest
on
Wednesday 17th June 2009

Lots: 179-208 of 742

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179

AN 18TH CENTURY BRASS PROTRACTOR of semi-circular design, engraved with maker's name "C. Flottman, fec(it)Berolini (Berlin)"' 13.6cm

Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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230

180

A GEORGE III SILVER-CASED POCKET COMPASS, by Gilbert and Wright, London, (recorded 1796-1803), in original red morocco case, 5.8cm diameter overall

Estimate: 300-500

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300

181

AN EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER-CASED PEDOMETER, by Payne, 163 New Bond Street, London, No. 1396, white-enamelled dial, the case hallmarked London, 1837, maker AT (incuse), 7.3cm overall

Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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130

182

A LATE 18TH-/EARLY 19TH-CENTURY IVORY RULE, 15cm

Estimate: 15-20

Nil

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25

183

A PAIR OF GEORGE IV SILVER-FRAMED SPECTACLES, hallmarked London, 1826, maker EC (incuse), in a contemporary silver-mounted tortoiseshell case, (unmarked), 12.9mm

Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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200

184

TWO EARLY 19TH-CENTURY GILT-METAL QUIZZING GLASSES of high quality, one with unusual higher magnification lenticle to the oblong lens, the other with circular lens, both with chiselled foliate decoration, 7.2 and 7.7cm
Estimate: 100-200

Nil

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100

185

A GEORGE III FOLDING MAGNIFYING GLASS of oval form, the cover of tortoiseshell with silver mounts, 8 x 5 cm

Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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220

186

A GEORGE III FOLDING MAGNIFYING GLASS of oval form, the cover of mother-of-pearl with silver mounts, 6.5 x 4.7 cm
Estimate: 150-250

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150

187

A LATE VICTORIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND GILDING METAL SINGLE-DRAW OPERA GLASS, of multi-faceted design, 6.7cm high (open)

Estimate: 40-60

Nil

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40

188

TWO 18TH-CENTURY STRAIGHT RAZORS with horn scales, one by Hunter and Son, Sheffield, the scales engraved with ownership W. HARVEY and dated 1. 4. 1796, 15.7cm, the other stamped Joseph Elliot's Best Silver Steel, Sheffield, and of similar date, 16.5cm (2)

Estimate: 30-50

Nil

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80

189

A GEORGE III SILVER PAIR-CASED VERGE WATCH by Jno. Brumhead, Stamford, (unrecorded in Bailley), the case hallmarked London, 1807, maker IB (incuse), the white enamelled dial having Arabic hour numerals, , bull's eye glass, 8.5cm including bow, and A GILT WATCH KEY of trumpet form with vacant chalcedony seal matrix, 5cm (2)

Estimate: 300-500

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300

190

A LATE 18TH-CENTURY IRISH WATCH CHATELAINE, by Read, Dublin, in the neo-classical style with central medallion, on one side a crest, a dog passant, and on the other ownership initials RB in cursive script, with steel seal attached, 22.5cm overall
Estimate: 150-200

Nil

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140

191

A GEORGE III CUT-STEEL WATCH CHATELAINE, in the manner of Matthew Boulton, with belt-hook and beaded rosette ornament, 17.5cm overall
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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192

A GEORGE III STEEL KEY-HOLDER with tear-drop ornament to the belt hook, 14.5cm, with four Georgian steel keys

Estimate: 100-200

Nil

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160

193

FIVE EARLY 19TH-CENTURY AND LATER STEEL ITEMS comprising a cheese scoop, 12.7cm, a button hook, 14.1cm, a thimble-holder, 4.2cm, an aide-memoire, 6.9cm and a needlewoman's stiletto, 6.6cm (5
Estimate: 60-100

Nil

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60

194

A LATE 17TH-CENTURY PAIR OF COPPER ALLOY NUTCRACKERS, one arm with pipe tamper, 9.7cm, and AN 18TH-CENTURY PAIR OF BRASS NUTCRACKERS, 9.5cm, (2)
**Reference: For the types see Antique Metalware Society Journal, Vol 12, June 2004, pp41 and 44.


Estimate: 50-80

Nil

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65

195

A GEORGE III JAPANNED IRON NUTMEG GRATER of rounded oblong form, with vacant brass escutcheon, 5cm

Estimate: 30-50

Nil

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65

196

A LATE GEORGIAN COQUILLA-NUT NUTMEG GRATER of turned acorn form, 7cm
Estimate: 50-80

Nil

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95

197

A LATE GEORGIAN LABURNAM NUTMEG GRATER, of turned bottle form, 8.6cm high
Estimate: 40-60

Nil

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70

198

AN 18TH-CENTURY GOLD-MOUNTED FOB SEAL set with an oval black basalt portrait intaglio of Aristophanes, the reverse impressed Wedgwood / & Bentley 77 in three lines, 2.7cm high
**Reference: Mankowitz, Wolf, WEDGWOOD, p 224, for 1779 Catalogue of Intaglios, "77 - Aristophanes, Poet, head".

Estimate: 150-250

Nil

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200

199

A GEORGE III GOLD-MOUNTED AGATE FOB SEAL in the neo-classical style, the matrix vacant, 3.1cm high

Estimate: 60-100

Nil

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50

200

AN EARLY VICTORIAN CHASED GILT-METAL FOB SEAL with inset T-bar, the chalcedony matrix finely engraved intaglio with the crest of Johnstone, Dumfries and cipher GJ in blackletter upper case, within a belt with the motto NUNQUAM NON PARATUS, (Never unprepared), 3.5cm high
Estimate: 60-100

Nil

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220

201

A GEORGE III STEEL FOB SEAL of neo-classical "lighthouse" form, engraved intaglio with the initial C within a beaded border, 2.8cm high
Estimate: 20-30

Nil

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25

202

A WILLIAM IV/EARLY VICTORIAN DESK SEAL, the lobed ivory handle finely carved with tied cords, the steel matrix engraved intaglio with the cipher MS in cursvive script, 8.6cm

Estimate: 50-80

Nil

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50

203

A LATE GEORGIAN DESK SEAL, the faceted ivory handle having a steel matrix engraved intaglio with the full armorial bearings of Marshall of Kilcormie, Scotland, Argent a saltire Azure between a laurel leaf in chief and one in each flank Vert and in base a heart Gules, crest a dove of peace and motto ALTA PETET (He seeks high deeds), 8.6cm
**References: Papworths Ordinary, p 1075 and Fairbairn's Crests, Pl 48, No 15.

Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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100

204

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY LADY'S TURNED ROSEWOOD DESK SEAL, the brass mount inset with a carnelian matrix engraved intaglio with the name Euphemia in blackletter, 7.5cm

Estimate: 50-80

Nil

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60

205

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY BONE-HANDLED DESK SEAL, with brass chequered wafer-seal matrix, 8.8cm

Estimate: 30-50

Nil

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30

206

A VICTORIAN LADY'S DESK SEAL, the carved sardonyx handle with gold mount, the matrix engraved intaglio with cipher ED in cursive script, 4.3cm

Estimate: 40-60

Nil

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50

207

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY GILT-METAL PIPE-TAMPER finely cast as a horse's fetlock and hoof, with chequered matrix for alternative use as a wafer seal, 4.5cm

Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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208

AN EARLY IVORY PIPE TAMPER, probably 17th Century, carved with the head of a Tudor gentleman, perhaps to represent Sir Walter Raleigh, with leaf scrollwork, 6.5cm
Estimate: 180-220

Nil

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180

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