Auction Highlights – 14th February 2019

It was once said “The President of today is just the postage stamp of tomorrow” with stamps being on many punter’s shopping list’s last night, they’re considered still highly collectable and desirable. Sterling Silver items were also very popular and making their presence felt on the auction highlights

*Prices quoted include buyer’s premium

Lot No Description Price
317 1909 Sterling silver trophy for the Stratford upon Avon Regatta – Hallmarked Sheffield 1908 for Atkin Bros $274
288 3 x Albums of Australian mint Stamps and First Day covers 1986-1988 $261
68 Box of unhinged stamp albums Australian and international including the 1988 Collection of Australian stamps album $199
352 1981 Boxed Sterling silver goblet By St James House for the Wedding of Lady Diana Spencer $193
299 Leather bound book 1755 A Treatise of Algebra by Thomas Simpson London $174
303 Pair of c1913 Sterling silver gravy boats – Hallmarked Birmingham $174
67 2 x Boxes of comics including Archie, Jughead Peanuts etc $168
346 1965 Jacob’s Spring Works Oakleigh Pin Up Calendar – A Neat package $161
4 1960s Teak Coffee table with tapered legs by Gordon Russell 120cm wide $149
234 Vintage Australian pottery Stoneware Cockatoo jug $149
189 Mounted Kevin Charles ‘Pro’ Hart (1928-2006) Ltd Ed. screen print ‘Blade Shearer’ – approx. 62cm x 104cm, signed and titled in border (minor damage) $137
118 Large Red hand knotted woollen Persian carpet $137
373 1990s Moorcroft Pottery lidded ginger jar in the Sally Tuffin violet design – impressed marks to base, approx 11cm H. $137
250 Group of 1950s Mens Risqué Magazines including Man, Brief, Beau, Sun Bathing Review etc $137
236 Japanese porcelain with Dragon spouts and finials with Transparent Geisha head base cups $137
178 Gilt Framed JAMES SWINTON DISTON (1857 – 1940) Watercolour Heightened with Body colour – FISHING BOATS, VENICE – Signed V. DESCHAMPS ( a known Swinton Diston alias ) & titled, lowers right & left – 25x50cm $124
313 3 x pces. Vintage costume jewellery – Art Deco green & diamante dress clip, German silver metal necklace with green stones & celluloid faux tortoiseshell cameo brooch $124
135 Large Taxidermy stag head with three-point antlers $124
110 Large pink hand knotted woollen Persian carpet $112
149 Shelf lot of Wisden cricketers Almanacs 1950-1976 not complete $112
347 Set of 7 x Vintage ENAMELLED Kitchen Cannisters – white w/ Blue rims w/ Black text, worn Lion marks to bases $112
17 Large collection of 1970s-1980s Schleich Smurf figurines $106
3 Mid Century Modern Parker Furniture 2 door corner display unit with mirrored back, glass shelves and light – approx. 185cm $106
75 Victorian cedar 7 drawer chest on bun feet $106