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New Valuation Events 2019
2019 Valuation EventsIn addition to our weekly Wednesday valuation events at Greenham Business Park 10am-3.30pm, 2019 sees SAS going on the road having additional valuation events. Antiques and Fine Art on the second Monday of every month at Jury's Inn Swindon, Jewellery, Antiques and Collectables the third Monday of the month at J McCarthy Ltd, 11 Artillery Row, London SW10 1RH and on the fourth Monday of the month you can find us valuing all manner of Jewellery, Antiques and Collectables at Connolley & Co, 7 Maypole St, Wombourne, Wolverhampton WV5 9JB. Call 01635 580595 or email mail@specialauctionservices.com for further details.

Auction highlights

  • Antique and Fine Art
  • 8th May 2019

Lot 13

Alexandre Kelety (1874-1940) bronze and ivory sculptire, 'Girl Walking in the Wind'

Price realised

£680

Lot 356

19th Century Indian School watercolour and gouache on paper 'A Gathering of the Gods'

Price realised

£1200

Lot 500

An antique oak sideboard, three drawers over two panel doors flanking three dummy drawers

Price realised

£550

Auction highlights

  • Photographica
  • 30th April 2019

Lot 455

An Angenieux Type S3 75mm f/1.8 Lens, serial no 417936

Price realised

£19,500

Lot 436

A Kinoptik Fulgior 50mm f/1.3 lens, serial no 10880

Price realised

£8,500

Lot 48

An early 19th Century part set of Robert Bate 'Borough of Harwich' brass 1824 Standard Measures

Price realised

£7,000

Auction highlights

  • Music and Entertainment
  • 24th April 2019

Lot 56

"Paul McCartney / Wings, Back To The Egg Picture Disc LP - Original UK Promo release 1979 on Parlophone (PCTCP 257) UK 1979 promotional 12" picture disc - original issue with stamped matrix (without die cut sleeve) - VG+ condition; this LP was obtained by the vendor's father, who worked in the Hannibal and Robor Printing Plants in the 1970s

Price realised

£400

Lot 440

Beatles / Signed Album, The Beatles Autographed "Let It Be" LP (1970) sleeve, boldly signed by all four Beatles; the autographs were obtained at different times in the USA and UK during the period 1970-82 by Karl Grant (ex-Warners Promotions Executive) who had worked on the initial US promotion of the album and knew The Beatles individually; the autographed sleeve has been mounted ready for framing.

Price realised

£1500

Lot 425

AC/DC Signatures, three items comprising a pen self portrait drawing and signature of Angus Young, a fully signed card and a Black and White Promo Band photo

Price realised

£420

Auction highlights

  • Glorious Trains
  • 17th April 2019

Lot 51

Rare Tri-ang TT Gauge T96 BR blue A1A A1A Diesel Locomotive, with instruction, oil tab and original blue corrugated protection card, in original lift-off box with blue printed label, E, box VG

Price realised

£1050

Lot 466

Rare Hornby-Dublo 00 Gauge 3-Rail EDL7 GWR green 6231 and 6699 0-6-2 Tank Locomotives, 6231 with 'Duchess of Atholl' number and 6699, both VG, 6231 lacks logo (2)

Price realised

£1300

Lot 1023

A Kit-built Finescale 0 Gauge Highland Railway 'Jones Goods' Class 4-6-0 Locomotive and Tender, from an unidentified brass kit with Portescap motor/gearbox unit and highly detailed cab, exquisitely finished in HR green with full dark green/red/black lining as no 112, E, tender permanently coupled, no builder or painter details, in bespoke wooden carrying case

Price realised

£2000

Auction highlights

  • Collectors Auction
  • 9th April 2019

Lot 582

A Riley RMF 2.5litre Motor Car 1953, currently carrying registration number 9 RHX, 1 of only 1050 made, this is a RHD export model first registered in Singapore and returned to the UK in 1957; fair condition, requiring complete restoration, we are advised that the engine had an overhaul shortly before it went into dry storage in circa 1990, offered with many spare parts

Price realised

£3800

Lot 122

Tennis Postcards, one period album - P4 RP portraits of tennis players mainly at Wimbledon, including H W 'Bunny' Austin, probably in 1926, Crole-Rees, Kingscote, Fyzee, Jacob, Lacoste, Washer, Washburn, Kay Stammers, Helen Wills, Jean Borotra and Suzanne Lenglen (71), P6 postcard-size photographs without printed fronts (56), royalty (26), G-VG (97)

Price realised

£620

Lot 384

A Brunei medal group, awarded to Major P Bakmand, OC Muara and Senior Engineering Officer in the Pahlawan, comprising Brunei Coronation 1968 medal, in 22ct gold, The Royal Brunei Malay Regiment General Service medal and Order of the Setia Negara Neck badge, plus the miniatures, in Spink & Sons boxes, together with photocopies of articles on Bakmand with the Sultan (parcel)

Price realised

£1500

Auction highlights

  • Antiques and Fine Art
  • 2nd April 2019

Lot 339

An Oriental ceramic seated laughing Buddha, decorated with floral enamel robes, holding Chinese prayer beads in his right hand with a large amber stone, impressed character marks to base, 26 cm high, together with two plates af. and a famille rose pot (missing lid) (4)

Price realised

£3400

Lot 349

A Japanese ivory netsuke modelled as a coiled snake, with metal eyes, signed to underside, 3 cm high

Price realised

£800

Lot 371

Circle of Michael Dahl (1659-1743) oil on canvas, 'Portrait of a Lady', 85 cm x 67 cm, framed

Price realised

£1700

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery, Silver, Objets d'art Watches and Coins
  • 21st March 2019
Lot 159

Lot 159

A 9ct gold curb link charm bracelet, with multiple charms, mostly 9ct gold including a British bulldog, a postman, a mini cooper also an 18ct gold house on stilts and an Isle of Man 1975 half sovereign, 81g

Price realised

£920

Lot 264

Lot 264

A modern Tag Heuer Carrera automatic stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch, 44mm case, ref. CV2A1AC and serial no. WBF8514, running very well and appears hardly worn in excellent condition, on stainless steel bracelet, with Tag Heuer box and outer card box

Price realised

£1000

Lot 305

Lot 305

An Edward VII 1902 Specimen Coin set, with red leather and gilt case, comprising full and half sovereign, crown, half crown, florin, six pence and Maundy coins 4, 3, 2 and 1 p, all EF and in plastic wrappers

Price realised

£1150

Auction highlights

  • Toys & Trains for the Collector
  • 26th February 2019

Lot 210

Pocher Boxed Bugatti Kit, a boxed 1:8 scale unmade model of a 1933 Bugatti Type 50 T, K/76 by Pocher, inner box factory sealed, with instructions, E, Box F-G

Price realised

£620

Lot 375

Bassett-Lowke live steam three funnel Torpedo boat Destroyer warship, constructed mainly in wood with metal detail, small guns to front and rear, removable mast, B/L makers plate on deck, funnel and oil tray and small plastic Sailor, original instruction, length 26ins, in a non B/L box, length 650mm, E, appears unsteamed

Price realised

£850

Lot 670

Lot 670

A Commercial Semi-Finescale O Gauge 3-rail LMS Stanier Class 8F 2-8-0 and Tender, well constructed by unknown maker, with a substantial motor, made to a very good standard and finished in LMS black as no 8053, G, Bassett-Lowke type pickups fitted, surface rusting to rear driving wheels, some minor damages and small chips to paintwork (2)

Price realised

£720

Auction highlights

  • Music and Entertainment
  • 19th February 2019
Lot 377

Lot 377

Pink Floyd Solo LPs, eleven albums comprising Roger Waters - Radio Kaos (Stock copy and Promo copy with signature - both with posters), Amused To Death (double), The Wall Soundtrack (triple), The Wall Live In Berlin (double) and Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking. Dave Gilmour - Rattle That Lock (with download card), On An Island (Double), David Gilmour and About Face and Rick Wright - Wet Dream - Mainly Excellent and EX+ condition

Price realised

£340

Lot 643

Lot 643

"Beatles / Signatures / BOAC Menu Card, A BOAC Cunard Menu for the 'Beatles Bahamas Special' flight from February 1965 signed by all four Beatles together with an additional signature of 'Rough Hawkins' - The Vendor writes as follows: My father-in-law was the chief steward of the flight from London Heathrow to New York on a Boeing 707 scheduled flight dubbed the Beatles Bahamas Special.

Price realised

£3800

Lot 698

Lot 698

John Inman, a number of items from the John Inman estate including fifty plus posters and programmes many signed from John Inman performances including the film poster 'Are You Being Served', together with a costume worn by John which appears to be for Dick Whittington including shoes, a portrait of John, a print with plaque with reference to Hippodrome performances, a cross stitch celebrating many years of pantomime

Price realised

£5200

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