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Jewellery, Silver, Coins and Watches

At Special Auction Services we now hold six Jewellery auctions per year. Each sale offers an attractive and extensive range of antique, modern and costume jewellery to suit all buyers.

Within our jewellery sales, we have sections dedicated to 

  • Watches
  • Jewellery
  • Silver
  • Coins 
  • Objets d'art

Experience and knowledge allows us to give you expert and comprehensive advice when selling. Prior to the auction a professional, colour printed catalogue is produced and publicised worldwide to ensure that your items reach the excellent prices they deserve.

Our consultants are available and eager to offer friendly and honest advice to any buyers with questions regarding items for sale, prior, during or post auction.

Any enquiries regarding buying or selling and for more information please contact our specialists Thomas Forrester, Neil Shuttleworth or Jessica Forrester on 01635 580595 or via our contact us page.

 

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery, Watches, Silver, Coins and Objets d'art
  • 14th November 2019

Lot 291

An Art Deco sapphire and diamond dress ring, the central cushion cut diamond flanked by pave set tapered sapphires surrounded by a bezel of eight cut diamond, all set in platinum, ring size O, 3g, diamond weight 1.10ct

Price realised

£2100

Lot 326

An old cut diamond solitaire, the cushion shaped diamond in an eight claw setting, on a yellow metal shank, diamond 3.34ct, SI2, Colour J, ring size N, 2.9g

Price realised

£4000

Lot 531

An Art Deco diamond solitaire dress ring, the old cut diamond within six pairs of claws having diamond set stepped shoulders all set in platinum on a yellow 18ct marked shank, ring size Q 1/2, 3.8g, diamond weight 1.90ct

Price realised

£4200

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery, Silver, Watches, Coins & Objets d'art
  • 12th September 2019

Lot 72

A George V 9ct gold cigarette case by S.B. & S Ltd, rectangular engine turned curving case marked Birmingham 1929, 9.5cm wide, 116g

Price realised

£1100

Lot 173

An 18th century Brazilian gold coin, the 128000 Reis from the reign of John V of Portugal, dated M 1730, 28.6g, F-VF

Price realised

£1100

Lot 260

An early 20th Century white metal diamond set bar brooch, of elongated oval form, the eleven old cut diamonds in millegrain setting, the centre diamond approximately 0.63ct, total weight 3.8ct, 5.2cm, 5.4g

Price realised

£1750

Auction highlights

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

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

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

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

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

Lot 576

An 18ct gold diamond and hardstone carved floral brooch, the chalcedony flower with onyx centre and old cut diamond on a white gold stem with nephrite carved leaves and diamond set base marked 750, stamped B & S, 7.6cm long x 3.8cm wide, 14g

Price realised

£700

Lot 580

An art deco old cut diamond solitaire, the rectangular cushion cut in eight claw setting on plain white metal shank, diamond measures 7.3mm x 6mm x 4.9mm deep, ring size Q, 2.8g

Price realised

£850

Lot 97

A good set of twelve Art Deco silver dessert or ice cream bowls by James Dixon & Sons, each cup with stylish twin handles and banded base, Sheffield 1944, 75 ozt (12)

Price realised

£1100

Auction highlights

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

Lot 220

A 19th Century hardstone signed cameo brooch, by Luigi Rosi, carved with the profile of a young classical maiden above whale, carved inscription L Rossi to lower right, in beadwork oval frame, with box back with mounted hair and gilt lettering, 5.2cm x 4.6cm

Price realised

£3000

Lot 392

A contemporary fine Russian gold gem set and enamelled egg on stand, the white enamel and gold egg opening to reveal several candles and chalice, having a painted oval portrait of the Tsar and his wife within a diamond border and diamond and enamel crown finial, on a circular base with black enamel inscription and heightened with diamonds and sea green enamel to upper, 348g and a 14.5cm high, with a fitted box marked Veritable Oeuf D'Oie Collecion Russia (2)

Price realised

£2550

Lot 426

A large George V silver presentation tray from Mappin & Webb, with twin handles and gadrooned rim with shell motifs to corners, on scroll supports, Sheffield 1925, with inscription to front and engraved with dates and winners to underside, 123ozt

Price realised

£1050

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery & Watches Auction
  • 14th February 2019

Lot 11

A good mid 20th century certified diamond solitaire engagement ring, with Anchor Cert certificate stating the brilliant cut to be 2.04ct and being colour H and VVS clarity, presented in an unmarked white metal, probably platinum split shoulder mount, 2.9g and size N (2)

Price realised

£5800

Lot 108

A late 19th Century Chinese jade brooch, the oval carved and pierced light coloured hardstone panel with a bird amongst scrolling foliage, 5.8cm high and 22.5g, with a gold pin applied to reverse

Price realised

£5500

Lot 347

A Victorian suite of gold and diamond jewels, comprising a slave bangle set with three gypsy set old cut diamonds, a matching locket and a ribbed hollow necklace with locket clasp, all in satin gold, central diamond of bangle approximately 0.75ct flanked by two 0.5ct examples, locket diamond approximately 0.5ct flanked by two 0.40ct examples in a fitted velvet and leather case, rubbed marks to bangle, no other apparant marks, locket monogrammed verso

Price realised

£5000

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery, Silver, Coins, Watches & Stamps

Lot 265

A rare 1960s Rolex Coffin style wristwatch box, in green, marked 67.00.3 Montres Rolex SA Geneve to base, with insert, overall good condition, 13cm by 10cm

Price realised

£300

Lot 307

An Art Deco period amber bead necklace, having a single knotted string of toffee and caramel coloured oval beads, largest bead 2.5cm and smallest 0.7cm, 53.7g

Price realised

£1400

Lot 604

A nice Georgian period carved cameo signet ring, with a carved panel of Neptune and Minerva, 2.2cm wide, 3.3g and size M/N

Price realised

£3200

Auction highlights

  • Jewellery
A 19th Century emerald and diamond ring

A 19th Century emerald and diamond ring

Price realised

£4200

A Carlo Giuliano star sapphire and gem set spider brooch

A Carlo Giuliano star sapphire and gem set spider brooch

Price realised

£1900

Gold pocket watch and chain with coins

Gold pocket watch and chain with coins

Price realised

£1000