Corkscrews, Collectors Items and Antiques Sale on
Saturday 9th November 2019
On view:
Thursday 7th November 10am - 4pm
Friday 8th November 12 noon - 7pm
Saleday from 8.30am
Sale commences at 10am
Lots: 249-298 of 576
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Lot 249
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: 19th cent. Steel cam action open barrel corkscrew with long bladed worm.
Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 250
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: 19th cent. French steel folding bow corkscrew with fluted helix screw, plus a wine foil cutter. Marked 'Charles Heidseck Champagne'. Plus keyring with shamrock design.
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 251
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables Advertising: Late 19th/early 20th cent. English waiters friends x 4. Dry Monopole Champagne/Hennessy Brandy, Schweppes table waters, Stretton table waters, and E. Martin Esq. Bixley Hall (4).
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 252
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables Advertising: Late 19th/early 20th cent. White metal and early bakelite pocket knife with file in the form of a shoe. Advertising slogan on sole 'Champagne, J. Champion & Co. Reims'.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 253
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: Champagne screw, silver and horn bottle shaped knife and screw marked G. Teissier, saumur helix in a lined black leather case.
Estimate:  £260 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 254
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: 19th cent. Lund's 1855 patent London steel rack, marked on shank as such. Fine helix screw.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 255
19th cent. French silver campaign picnic set - comprising cup with turned treen handle, folding knife, fork & spoon, treen handled penknife with helix corkscrew, ivory handled condiment set, monogrammed E.E. French marks, contained in a green tooled Morocco case.
Estimate:  £1800 - 2500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 256
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: 18th cent. Silver pocket/seal Dutch screw, crescent shaped handle, shell and scrolls repeated above the panels on the screw cover, above fruit and foliage. The base fitted with a probe, stamped I.D.H. The shaft marked with a Dutch control mark c1755. Bladed screw.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 257
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: Gold pocket screw, mother of pearl handle, in mallet form. Gold ends and banding, gold sheath. Unmarked. Centre worm.
Estimate:  £1200 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 258
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: Steel travelling screw, French diamond cut ring pull joined to the screw by a tear drop shaft. Helix screw.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 259
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: 18th cent. Chatelaine, bright cut steel, 5 hanging chains with 2 watch keys, whistle, a seal, and a folding screw housed in a shagreen case.
Estimate:  £375 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 260
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: Silver, gilt and gold Chatelaine, monogrammed belt hook, the 4 hanger hold a needle case, seals/and relics etc. Bow corkscrew with Archemedean screw, housed in a black leather case, with snakeskin liner.
Estimate:  £1200 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 261
Corkscrew/Wine Collectables: French Chatelaine in bright cut steel, 4 hangers, instruments include a 3 port seal, chain mail purse, a thimble in a bucket and a bow shaped helix screw.
Estimate:  £525 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 262
Corkscrews/Wine Collectables: Late 18th cent. Bright cut steel Chatelaine, 7 hangers with a photo frame, scissors, needle threader, pencil with gold fold case, perfume bottle, miniature folding screw.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 263
Militaria: Archive collection relating to The North Somerset Yeomanry from the outbreak of WWII. Eric Coleman was a member of the yeomanry which at this point was still a mounted cavalry unit. The Lot includes his bamboo handled Cavalry Lance measuring 108ins, a photograph of him pig sticking, and an oil painting by Eric Coleman of a cavalry platoon sent out to recover the bodies of Lt. Hyness and Trooper Dance after an engagement in Syria in July 1941 (3).
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 264
WWI Military: Private Alfred Eric Entwisle No: 5064 9th Glasgow Highland Light Infantry, 14th Platoon, 4 Coy. Territorials. He was killed in action on 1/11/16, seventeen days before the end of the Battle of the Somme. His body was eventually found and buried on 16/12/16 by soldiers of the 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade. The site was shelled & the grave was lost. Eric is commemorated on Pier/face 15c on the Thiepval Memorial, Picardie. Included in this archive are:-
1. Eric's letter home. Sept - Oct 1916 (12) plus a YMCA card & a few from his father & mother. Eric was discrete & very cautious about censorship. Regimental diaries show how intense the battle raged. Hew wrote about the discomforts of war, the pain in his feet, the cold & bivouacking in the wet.. outside & "the Germans let us know they are there ....".
2. An extensive archive of official War Department Regimental & family letters. In December 1918 no record was available of Eric's grave/. In March 1921 his parents were sent the 1914/18 British War Medal. In March 1921 The Death Plaque and The Great War for Civilisation Medal were received, by the family, in February 1922.
3. Included are letters of condolence from family, friends & other soldiers. Some written "somewhere in France", some from V.A.D. War Hospitals.
4. Small quantity of newspaper cuttings.
5. Eric's pencil and a lock of hair. This archive gives an emotive insight into Eric Entwisle's life, death & the impact on his family and friends.
It now requires more research.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 265
World War One: WWI 14-15 trio, dog tags, bracelet and wound strip to Driver Norman Gray Royal Field Artillery, the medals in original box of issue. NB Henry Aldridge and Son sold Driver Gray's WWI diary and letters for over £3000 in 2018.
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 266
Maritime/WWII/Third Reich: Collection of Bavarian Hapag blue and white china marked with the LAH monogram. The Leibstandarte were Adolf Hitler's personal guard and their LAH logo appears to match the above. (10)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 267
World War Two/RAF: Photographic archive of approx. 32 black and white images relating to 203 Squadron, including the King's visit, crashed aircraft, Short Bros. Singapore III, etc.
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 268
Badges: Royal Ordinance Corps, Army Service Corps, yellow metal RAF sweetheart badge, Royal Engineers Mizpar brooch, compact, etc.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 269
Antique Guns: Flintlock muff/travelling pistol, brass barrel with the sides of the frame embellished with flags and the maker W. Bond of Lombard St. London. 5¾ins.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 270
Edged Weapons: French 1892 Pattern Dragoon bayonet and scabbard.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 271
Edged Weapons: K98 WWII bayonet with matching numbers 7371 and makers code.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 272
World War One: Royal Flying Corps/RAF WWI pair to Lt. Edward Bowen Jones Navigator/Surgeon flying helmet. Plus miniatures, dog tags, and associated paperwork. NB Henry Aldridge sold Lt. Bowen Jones' flying jacket and binoculars on 30/03/19 Lot No. 363.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 273
19th cent. Brass and copper powder flask. 4½ins.
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 274
Militaria: German WWI Minenwerfer Fuse Z. sum. WM1916, which has been modified into it's current form of a paperweight. Originally would have fitted projectiles for the 1916 Heavy Minenwerfer and could have been either HE or gas.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 275
Scientific Instruments: 20th cent. Field glasses by Lemair, Paris with original brown leather case labelled Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co. London. Plus opera glasses by Lemair, Paris with original black leather pouch.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 276
Militaria: Nine period WWII booklets relating to Bomber Command, Coastal Command, Battle of Britain, Frontline 1940-41, etc. Good to very good. Plus emergency ration tin, unopened.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 277
Books, Automobilia: Workshop copy of Data Book of Wheeled Vehicles, fifth edition 1948. Published by DGFV Ministry of Supply. Plus Fowler's Mechanics' and Machinists' pocket book 1948, and later handbooks and guides to vehicle repair.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 278
Militaria: Box of twelve No. 59 Mk 4 bomb nose cones. In original fitted wooden crate with lid, inside it is marked with a label marked 'NAVAL' N.O.I.D. There is a further very worn label of which only 'RAF' is legible.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 279
Military: Dress uniform. Royal Naval Reserve. Commander Child MBE RNR dress uniform.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 280
Militaria: RAF uniforms, includes No. 1 Dress, Mess Dress x 2, together with a pair of miniature medals (General Service and RAF Long Service and Good Conduct).
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 281
Antiquarian Books: Natural History, 'A History of British Birds' by The Rev. F.O Morris, B.A Groombridge & Sons, London 1863 - 1864, in 6 volumes. 10¼ins. x 6ins. Very early edition of this classic bird book. Original green covers with gilt decoration on the spines and front covers. 358 hand coloured plates, some foxing. Overall good to very good condition.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 282
Local History: Gillmans Devizes Public Register, Business Directory and Family Almanac 1867 - 1869. (4)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 283
Antiquarian Books: Natural History 'A History of British Butterflies' 1860 by Rev. F.O Morris B.A. Green, black Morocco with five raised bands on spine. Gilt decorated. 71 hand coloured plates. Very good condition.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 284
Books/Social History: Daily Journal of Gentleman's Trade Assistant 1756 and City Scenes or Peep into London 1828.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 285
Antiquarian Books: Natural History 'A History of British Butterflies' 1865 by Rev. F.O Morris B.A. Green. Cloth binding with gilt motifs and decoration. Spine 60% detached with some loose pages. 71 hand coloured plates. Fair condition.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 286
Antiquarian Books: Natural History, British Moths and their Transformations J.O Westwood with illustrated plates by H.N Humphreys, in two volumes. Published by William Smith 1843 and 1845. 124 plates. Condition very good, some wear to edges, original calf binding, gilt rules and leather title pieces to spines. Some foxing to plates. First edition.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 287
Antiquarian Books: Numismatics 'A Guide to the Study and Arrangement of English Coins' by Henry William Henfrey 1870 first edition, 'A Guide to the Coins of Great Britain and Ireland' by Major W. Stewart Thorburn first edition, 'Annals of the Coinage of Britain and it's Dependencies' Volume VI containing the plates 1819 second edition, plus 'An Essay on Medals' by John Pinkerton. (4 books)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 288
Books: Miscellaneous collection of 19th century and later volumes to include Avon and Shakespeare's County and Bowrings Decimal System, photo album, etc. (10).
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 289
Photographs: Selection of eight albums and some loose leaf pages of 19th cent. And later photographs. One album chronicling a group of friends tour of the South West of England during the late 1920s and early 1930s. A second album narrating a family's tour of Austria, Germany, and Italy in the early 1950s.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 290
Antiquarian Books: Numismatics 1747 first edition 'The Metallic History of the Reigns of King William III and Queen Mary, Queen Anne and King George I'. Being a series of near four hundred medals. Leather covered hardboard front and rear covers with intact spine. Good condition.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 291
Ephemera, Photographs: 19th cent. - 1914, three scrapbooks. One chronicles the life of an Edwardian lady from her birth in 1894 to the summer of 1914, and contains photographs, programmes, telegrams, school reports, finishing school in Paris, drawings, plus many more fascinating scraps.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 292
Books: History of the Great War. Military Operations Togoland and the Cameroons 1914-16 by Brigadier General F. J. Moberly, published by His Majesty's Stationery Office in 1931. 1 volume.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 293
Books: History of the Great War. Military Operations France and Belgium 1918 'The Great March Offensive and it's Preliminaries' covers the close of 1917 and the German offensive to March 1918. 'March - April; Continuation of the German Offensives' covers the German offensive in Picardy and Flanders in March and April. 'May - July : The German Diversion Offensives and the First Allied Counter Offensive' covers the Battle of Aisne to the second battle of Marne in early August. Final chapter covers the plans for an Allied offensive. Accompanied by associated Appendices and boxes of maps. (6)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 294
Books: History of the Great War. Military Operations France and Belgium 1916. Volume V covering General Sir Douglas Haig's appointment to command the British Expeditionary Force on 19th December 1915 through to July 1916 and the Battle of the Somme. Volume VI continues the narrative of the Somme battles July 1916 through to November 1916. Compiled by Brigadier General Sir James E. Edmonds and Captain Wilfred Miles. Maps and sketches by Major A. F. Becke. Accompanied by 2 books of Appendices and 1 box of maps. (5)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 295
Books: History of the Great War. Military Operations France and Belgium 1914. Volume I covering the Mons retreat to the Seine, the Marne and the Aisne, August - October 1914, and box of associated maps. Volume II covering Antwerp to Ypres, September - November 1914, and box of associated maps. Both compiled by Brigadier General Sir James E. Edmonds. Maps and sketches compiled by Major A. F. Becke. (4)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 296
Books: History of the Great War. Military Operations France and Belgium 1915. Volume III covering the last weeks of 1914 and the continuing battle of Ypres to May 1915, and box of associated maps. Volume IV covering the battles of Aubers Ridge through to Loos and associated box of maps. Both compiled by Brigadier General Sir James Edmonds. Maps and sketches compiled by Major A. F. Becke. (4)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 297
Books: History of the Great War. Military Operations Macedonia 'From the Spring 1917 to the End of the War' compiled by Captain Cyril Falls, maps compiled by Major A. F. Becke. 1 volume and associated box of maps. Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office 1935. (2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 298
Books: History of the Great War. Military Operations Macedonia 'From the Outbreak of War to the Spring of 1917' compiled by Captain Cyril Falls, maps compiled by Major A. F. Becke. 1 volume and associated box of maps. Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office 1933. (2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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