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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

  • Toys for the Collector
  • 16th July 2019

Lot 169

Rivarossi Pocher Alfa Romeo Kit, a boxed and factory sealed 1:8 scale K81 Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Mille Miglia Scuderia Ferrari kit, with instructions, E, Box G

Price realised

£400

Lot 197

1960s /1970s Marvel and DC Comics Including a 1st edition, Marvel editions including, Nick Fury Agent of Shield No1

Price realised

£680

Lot 247

Rare Pelham Puppet Tiger, in red trousers with green scarf, in original box, puppet came direct from the factory and had not been sold, VG, crack to one hand, box G

Price realised

£380

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery, Silver, Watches & Objets d'art
  • 11th July 2019
Lot 50

Lot 50

A gold and diamond brooch or pin modelled as a diamond encrusted pussy cat, the old cut diamonds set in white metal on a yellow metal mount with gold coloured tail, verso with brooch pin and pin, 4.5cm including pin x 3cm wide, 6.5g

Price realised

£680

Lot 272

Lot 272

A rare c1950s LIP military style stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch, 35mm, manual wind, marked Brevets Blancpain to black dial, cover marked no. 642217

Price realised

£1700

Lot 436

Lot 436

A pair of fine 1960s silver models of birds, the naturalistically modelled wood snipes with glass eyes, 16.7 ozt, bearing import marks for 1965

Price realised

£520

Auction highlights

  • Collectors Auction
  • 9th July 2019
Lot 487

Lot 487

An important James Robertson's & Sons Ltd Factory Archive Label Ledger, celebrated makers of Golden Shred, Silver Shred and jams, Droylsden, Manchester, archive of unused marmalade and jam pot labels, originally compiled in 1968 with period labels

Price realised

£1200

Lot 541

Lot 541

Aircraft Photographs, A large collection of postcard size monochrome aviation photographs, produced by Real Photographs Ltd, most have information labels attached to the rear

Price realised

£620

Lot 569

Lot 569

A pair of WWII or later nautical binoculars, possibly Barr & Stroud, together with a tin map cannister containing several Hong Kong and surrounds maps

Price realised

£580

Auction highlights

  • Antiques & Fine Art
  • 2nd July 2019

Lot 125

A Japanese takamaki-e decorated metal box, with scholar sitting on an elephant to lid, foliate decoration to sides, character marks to base, 12.3 cm wide

Price realised

£1400

Lot 115

Two Chinese ginger jars, one missing the lid, 16 cm & 17 cm high, three vases decorated with birds, dragons and landscapes, 26 cm, 24 cm & 28 cm high, and a lamp base, some with marks to the base

Price realised

£580

Lot 132

A late Qing period porcelain famille rose baluster vase, twin elephant head handles, body with continuous narrative scene featuring an emperor and Buddha, neck with two panels depicting birds and flowers, flowers and traces of gilt to flared rim, six character marks to base, 46.7 cm high

Price realised

£1800

Auction highlights

  • Teddy Bears, Dolls and Traditional Toys
  • 25th June 2019

Lot 204

A fine and early Steiff cinnamon centre-seam teddy bear 1908, With black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, hump, working large side squeezed squeaker, soft stuffing and FF button -20in. (51cm.) high

Price realised

£3300

Lot 205

A fine and early Steiff white centre-seam teddy bear 1908, with black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongated limbs with felt pads, hump, inoperative growler, soft stuffing and FF button -20in. (51cm.) high

Price realised

£3400

Lot 206

An early Steiff teddy bear circa 1909, With golden mohair, black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed elongate climbs with felt pads, hump, inoperative growler and FF button -20in. (51cm.)

Price realised

£4400

Auction highlights

  • Camera
  • 18th June 2019

Lot 186

A Dallmeyer Oscilo-Rareac 80mm f/1.9 Lens, serial no 583135, with a Prontor-Press dial set shutter

Price realised

£500

Lot 187

Sony HDW-790 Camera, HD camcorder with Fujinon 7.8-172mm f/1.8 TV lens, lens no 382808

Price realised

£1600

Lot 404

A Rolleiflex 2.8 F TLR Camera, serial no 24345802, with Carl Zeiss 80mm f/2.8 Planer lens

Price realised

£230

Auction highlights

  • Music & Entertainment
  • 11th June 2019

Lot 157

Lot 157 of 688:
A musical box by Karrer, No. 4665, playing eight mixed airs with optional drum and six bells with bee strikers, in case with inlaid front and lid and tune sheet (Bulleid No. 58) -- 23½ in. wide, the cyinder 13in. (33cm.)

Price realised

£1500

Lot 228

Lot 228 of 688:
David Bowie Acetate, Ching-A-Ling - One-Sided UK 7" Acetate - In 1968 David Bowie formed a short lived folk trio called 'Feathers' with his then girlfriend Hermione Farthingale and John Hutchinson. Whilst they played live a number of times, this song is the only known recorded output, having been recorded 'on the sly' by Tony Visconti and never released as a single - Essex Music Group labels with typed title and artist

Price realised

£2600

Lot 653

Lot 653

Lot 653 of 688:
Thibouville-Lamy bow and Violin, Thibouville-Lamy violin bow stamped Sarasate Virtuose C1880, very good condition, with original lapping, no bow hair, with a German violin, in wooden case

Price realised

£1100

Auction highlights

  • Glorious Trains Part 2
  • 29th May 2019

Lot 583

A Maxwell-Hemmens Live Steam Twin-engined Marine Steam Plant, with centre-flue gas-fired horizontal boiler 7ᄑ" long (over lagging), with a pair of 'Max II' twin-cylinder engines and associated pipework, complete with gas burner and reducing valve, M-H pressure gauge, water gauge, lubricators to each engine and control valves suitable for R/C operation

Price realised

£900

Lot 587

A Pre-War Hornby Series (Dinky Toys) 22b Closed Sports Coupe, blue body, red roof and mudguards, tinplate radiator, blue wash wheels, 'Hornby Series' cast to underside

Price realised

£1700

Lot 589

A Pre-War Hornby Series (Dinky Toys) 22d Delivery Van, green cab, blue van body, tinplate radiator, blue wash wheels, 'Hornby Series' cast to underside

Price realised

£2900

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery, Silver, Watches, Coins, Objets d'Art
  • 16th May 2019

Lot 23

An early George III large silver salver possibly by Ebenezer Coker, dated London 1760

Price realised

£800

Lot 249

A rare WWII period Longines Greenlander officer's wristwatch, also known as one of the Dirty Dozen and only 8,000 Longines were produced

Price realised

£2300

Lot 385

A Chinese jade carving, the white jade with brown tones in the form of ripened fruit on a leaf with caterpillar and butterfly with an associated metal mount, jade 3.7cm x 3.2c

Price realised

£3800

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

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