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Auction Highlights September 21

We’ve been auctioning some great collectables mainly from estates and prices and sale rates have been high.

We are currently looking for good quality and unusual items for  our online auctions and enquiries are welcome.

Contact us via email should you wish to make an appointment – info@thecollector.com.au

Listed under are some recent prices achieved.

DESCRIPTION Price incl BP & GST
World’s First Self-Winding Wristwatch by John Harwood – Swiss patent 1924 – in a gold plated Vita Watch case and dial, 15 jewels movement marked Harwood Self Winding Watch Co. JNC, unusual rotating bezel to set time, period brown leather band, working. 1061
1930s Chad Valley Bambino Peter Pan felt and velveteen Toy – designed by Model Lucy Atwell – brown glass eyes, stitched label to foot – 53cms L – some damage to shoes 283
1-18 Scale Model Diecast – XB Ford Falcon Coupe GT 351 – Orange by Autoart 184
1931 Art Deco Empire state Airzone valve Radio – wooden case – model  545 326
Art Nouveau 9ct y/gold necklace featuring symmetrical Butterfly (6cms w) set with Aquamarines & seed pearls suspended on chain – TW 6. 1grms 368
Attributed William (Jock) FRATER (1890-1974) Oil Painting – Bush Landscape – Unsigned, Mountain Landscape painted on reverse – image size 60x50cm HxW, Frame size 81x71cm 170
1950s Swiss Date-O-Graph Triple Date Dimetron Mens Wristwatch, Rotating inner bezel complications, two-tiered dial with tracks for date, month, day of the week aperture at 12, pencil hands, sub-sec, manual winding 17 Jewels Swiss movement, working. 665
12 x 1-24 Scale Model Diecast Porsche Cars incl  Porsche 911SC convertible in grey by Tonka, White Porche 944, 911 Whale Tail, 928 S4  etc 184
Large Group Lot of Napoleonic Toy Soldiers, majority hand painted plastic in regimental colours incl infantry, cavalry, artillery etc. 25-30mm H 212
Artist Unknown late 20th Century Aboriginal Oil painting – Untitled – marked with Ochre Aboriginal Art of The Kimberlys Ink stamps & numbered 19873/25, verso – 71x106cm 396
24 x  Australian 1966 Fifty Cent Round Decimal Coins – VGC 340
Ben Shearer (1941 – ) Woven Woollen wall hanging – Petrel Cove South Australia – Signed, titled & dated 81 on label verso – 115x110cm 382
1930s Chad Valley Bonzo velveteen toy – Chad Valley Bonzo Harborne celluloid button to collar – 43cms L – some damage to ankles 750
Gents vintage 15ct y/gold Ring set with 3 Sapphires & seed pearls – TW 4 grams 368
24 x Australian 1966 Fifty cent Round Decimal Coins – VGC 354
Vintage c1930s Art Deco Empire state AWA Radiolette 27 valve Radio – as found cond., wooden case in VGC separate from Chassis, model A 14023 340
2 x pces – Dunklings 9ct gold case Mens Wristwatch, missing seconds hand – ticking, and 14ct Gold tigers eye Tie Pin. 340
Group – 9ct gold Medallion & pair 9ct gold black opal earrings 297
9 x Corgi Scale Model Diecast Cars inc Ford Escort sedan & Panel Van, Ferrari Daytona, Jaguar MK II etc 269
Gents Omega WW1 half hunter Pocket Watch – triple signed, Roman numeral enamel dial, base metal case, serial number on movement dating it to 1916, working. 297
1920s Felix the Cat toy – black mohair, glass eyes, felt ears, jointed head, 22cms L – wire loop protruding back hip 283
2 x 9ct Gold Case Lady Wristwatches, both 15j Swiss movements, one with square dial, boxed, working, and one with round dial not working. 297
1-18 Scale Model Diecast  VE Commodore SS – Red by AutoArt 170
Gents 9ct rose gold square Signet ring – black enamel pattern set with small diamond – TW 6. 1 grms 269
c1900 green Bohemian glass Garniture 3pce Lustres – heavily gilded with staple repairs – 35 & 28 cms H 255
1-18 Scale Model Diecast  – 2 Door Ford XA Falcon Metallic Teal Blue by Classic 156
c1900 Mourning Fob – black grosgrain with 3 x 15ct gold medallions threaded & 9ct gold suspended medallion, 15ct swivels to each end & unmarked fob bar 255
Artist Unknown c1961 Mixed media – Reclining Nude – Signed but illegible & dated 1961, lower left – painted on card & stuck to panel – 25x36cm 311
1930s Cowboy composition Doll wearing original Cowboy suit, Francis Holden, Tex Gordon Show badge, old metal gun,  lasso, black hat with feather, comp head, shoulder, lower arms, straw filled body – 43cms L 212
Framed Graham Fransella (Britain, Australia, 1950- ) Etching & Aquatint – Figure – Signed, titled and inscribed with edition number in pencil on margin – Image size 19.5 x 14cm HxW. Frame size 54 x 43.cm 184
1-18 Scale Model Diecast – 2001 Red Toyota Celica GTS by Autoart 169