Auction goers were treated to some unusual lots in our July auction. Lot 39 – 19th Century decorative inlaid straw work box was thought to be the exquisite workmanship of a 19th Century French Napoleonic Prisoner of War. This Lot attracted much interest and went for £310.
Postcards are always popular with collectors and the series of World War 1 sweetheart songs were in fantastic condition and had no problem attracting buyers.
Amongst the 365 lots that went under the hammer this month were old pine trunks, toy trains, watercolours, jewellery and a 1940’s school wall clock.
Lot 39 – Decorative inlaid straw-work box. 19th Century book shaped with drawers and mirror Sold for £310.
Or is it some straw work by an Italian WWII POW?
Lot 67 – Bronze Japanese Pot Stand. Sold for £75.
Lot 53 – 3 x Framed Watercolours: Saumur, Borrowdale by Axel Krause and cows. Sold for £65.
Lot 46 – Belgium Glass Lamp Stand and Unusual Vase with Stage Coach design. Sold for £60.
Lot 157 – Wall clock with wooden surround. Sold for £60.
Lot 163 – Postcards from WW1 and “Loveheart Postcards”. Sold for £45.
Lot 175 – Pine Blanket Box with Wax Finish. Sold for £37 .
Lot 348 – 4 x Industrail Pasting Tables. Sold for £37.
Lot 108 – Wooden Child’s Desk and Chair. Sold for £35.
Lot 210 – Large crochet Bedcover. Sold for £ 35.
Lot 104 – collection of toy trains from Hornby, Lima and Airfix. Sold for £30.