Collectables, Antiques
and The Skidmore Collection of Chinese Collectables Auction
on Saturday 18th May 2019
On view:
Thursday 16th May 10am-4pm
Friday 17th May 12noon -7pm
Saleday from 8.30am - 10am
Sale commences at 10am
Lots: 152-204 of 614
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Lot 152
20th cent. Oriental ginger jar and cover decorated with fruit and flowers. Approx 15ins.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 153
Late 19th cent. Coalport dessert service, hand painted floral swags, central gilt cartouche, leaf green rim, all highlighted in gilt. Green backstamp crown with England above Coalport below with AD 1750. Comprises oval servers x 2, circular servers x 2, square servers x 2, all with end handles, and dessert plates x 12 ( 2 servers and 1 plate a/f.)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 154
Art and Designer Glass: Opalescent glass bowl, white swirls. Approx. 15¾ins diameter x 3¼ins high. Plus a 1960s style, pinstripe fold handkerchief vase in black and white. Approx. 10½ins diameter x 6½ins high. (2) 18th cent. French green olive glass truffle bottles. Tapering cylindrical form. 8ins. High & 2½ins. diameter base and 6ins. tall & 2½ins. diameter base. (2). Plus a 19th cent. cream & green glazed 'Salisbury' style kettle a/f. (crack to top handle).


Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 155
Royal Doulton: Birds of Prey Collectors Series Whyte & Mackay whisky decanters 'Osprey' 35cl. 'Golden Eagle' 70cl. Both boxed.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 156
Royal Doulton: Birds of Prey Collectors Series Whyte & Mackay whisky decanters 'Merlin', 'Falcon' 20cl. Boxed.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 157
Royal Doulton: Birds of Prey Collectors Series Whyte & Mackay whisky decanters 'Kestrel', 'Buzzard'. 20cl. Boxed. Plus collectors commemorative's. Ind Coope Burton Presentation ales 330ml. Boxed, M&B Cape Hill Celebration mild ale x 2, Bass Museum ale x 2.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 158
Warner Bros. Sylvester Collectables Carasello decanter of 'Amaretto'.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 159
Advertising: Set of NatWest pigs plus an additional baby pig. (6)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 160
20th cent. Ceramics: Beswick, Staffordshire style Comfort Dogs, Gilt Collies. (2 pairs) Burleigh Comfort Dogs. (A pair)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 161
19th/early 20th cent. Ceramics: Staffordshire comfort dogs with white gilt decoration - a pair. 12ins. Black & white dogs with gilt collars - a pair. 5ins. and white and gilt dogs - a pair 6ins. a/f.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 162
19th/20th cent. Wedgwood terracotta graduated jugs (3). Glazed internally, impressed marks on base. 7ins. 6 ins. & 5½ins.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 163
Hexagonal brown studio pottery vase. Stamped D.C. Continental. Height 12ins.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 164
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Late 19th/early 20th cent. ceramics - T. Forester blue sprig jug, Imari plates x 2, grey/white dish. Plus blue/white cheese dish and a blue coffee can with gilt border.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 165
Manicure set. Art Deco Australian made and contained in it's original box, leather covered. Plus enamel badges, transport, military, novelty tie pins, etc.

Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 166
Wade Whimsies: Cats, squirrels, tortoises, rabbits, etc.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 167
Costume Jewellery: Brooches, butterfly, insects, white metal pendant, silver bar bracelet, etc. Plus hallmarked silver, yellow and white metal jewellery includes rings, brooches, lockets, etc.

Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 168
Costume Jewellery: Brooches, paste and others. (8)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 169
Platedware: Matchbox holder, book shaped vista nursing buckle, a pair of plated on copper telescopic candlesticks and an Aga trivet.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 170
Costume Jewellery: Including items of white metal marked 925. Earrings, necklaces, faux pearls, watches, brooches and bracelets. (1 Tray).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 171
Travel: c1950 leather travelling dome shaped fully fitted vanity case with comb, mirror, scissors, boot hook, file, hairbrush, glove stretchers, toothbrushes, glass containers with white metal tops.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 172
20th cent. Ceramics: Fairings (a pair), dressing table doll, Cadburys Chocolate mug, Old Spice mug, etc.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 173
20th cent. Ceramic Figures: Goebels Hummel figures, 'Lucky Charmer' 2071, 'Honour Student' 2067/B, 'Boy with Horse' 239/C, a Royal Doulton 'Lavinia' HN 1955, a Crown Devon dog, and a resin poodle.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 174
19th cent. Ceramic figure of a sheep, unmarked. 3ins. x 3¼ins. Plus 20th cent. Reproduction poodles (a pair). 3¼ins x 3¼ins.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 175
19th cent, Photo frames, Gutta - Percha frames, heavy ornate decoration. 4½ins. x 3½ins. 3 matching frames. Plus 19th cent. Miniature portrait paintings in black papier mâché frames under glass. "Miss Vincent" 1845, "Countess Sophia Potoche", Edward Williams Esq" and a print of a continental gentleman and an empty frame.

Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 176
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 20th cent. Ceramics: James Kent. 'Du Barry' cups x 3 (1 a/f), creamer on stand, mug, saucers x 4, side plates x 2, egg cup stand, egg cups x 2 (1 a/f). Doulton Orchard jug, Cottage jug x 2, Wilkinson Radiance preserve pot, etc.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 177
19th/20th cent. Ceramics: Masons "Stratford" dinner ware. Tureens and covers - a pair, open tureen, butter dish and cover, 4 dinner plates, 10 dessert plates, 5 side plates, sugar bowl, square dish, preserve dish and nut dishes - a pair.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 178
Postcards: Modern cards from around the world. 2 albums. Plus postcards from Edwardian to the 1980s. 4 albums. (6)

Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 180
Postcards: Mid 20th cent. Five scrapbooks loosely themed with over 100 saucy postcards, over 40 vintage vehicles including steam engines and more than 300 topographical plus others. Including humorous cards. 1 album. Two albums, mainly GB topographical cards. Approx 320.

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 181
Stamps: First day covers. GB and Channel Islands covers from 1975 - 2000, in four albums. Approx. 150. Plus a number of WWII and earlier covers, some with contents.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 182
Postcards: Mid 20th cent. One album of 'Seaside Humour' postcards, artists include Quip, Pedro, Bob and Fitzpatrick. Approx. 320.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 183
Postcards: Military themed. Two albums, one containing approx. 150 cards depicting the uniforms of the British Army plus over 200 cards still in packets. The second album contains a series of 182 (including 10 'A' cards - 192 total) crest and badges of the armed forces.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 184
Postcards: Early 20th cent, WWI. Two albums containing cards depicting Edwardian lovelies and WWI song cards, post war remembrance, greetings cards and historical tableaus.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 185
Postcards: 20th cent. Four albums of cards from 1900 - 1980s featuring Royal family, great masters, Dutch life, religious sites and British topography.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 186
Stamps: First day covers and PHQ cards. One shoebox. Plus one album containing approx. 750 PHQ cards, mainly used with corresponding stamp on reverse, and two albums containing 90 first day and commemorative covers from 1968 - mid 1980s. One album does contain a cover with a pair of SG43 1858 1d Reds.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 187
Postcards: Early 20th cent. Over 450 postcards in four albums, mainly GB and World topographical. Does contain cards depicting King Edward VII on a shoot.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 188
Stamps: First day and commemorative covers. Loose and in four albums, predominantly Railway Locomotive themed. Approx. 320. Plus a rare mint unused Souvenir ticket to ride on and tour the cars on the 1970 Tour of the USA.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 189
Stamps: World. First day covers. Over 250 in four albums, mainly 1970s. Plus an album of Commonwealth issues commemorating the Royal Wedding 1973 Princess Ann and Captain Mark Phillips.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 190
Stamps: GB. Two albums containing mint and used stamps from 1937 - 1976. Plus an album of cricket commemorative's celebrating 100 years of test cricket between Australia and England, and a number of mint presentation packs.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 191
Stamps: World. Mainly used. Over 8000 in two Royal Mail albums and five collectors stockbooks.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 192
Advertising: Early 20th cent. French postcard shop advertising display, complete with cards.
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 193
Cigarette Cards: Silks. Early 20th cent. Miscellaneous singles, part, and full sets. Various issuers, various sizes, including Godfrey Phillips:- Old Masters, Football Colours, House Flags, Heraldic Series, Great War Leaders. Wix:- Kensatas Flowers, printed and unprinted backs. International Tobacco Company (Canada) animals with flag, garden flowers, and La Favorita (Spanish) flags and soldiers. Over 2000 silks.
Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 194
Postcards: 1990s Rosalind Wicks. One album containing 90 cards.
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 197
Postcards: Early 20th cent. in two albums containing more than 230 cards. Selection of real photo and caricature of children. Flora White, Hummel, and de Brok.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 198
Postcards: Two lacquered bound postcard albums with enamel painted covers. Containing mainly used cards from Marseilles, India, China and Japan. The small album contains 24 cards, the larger 66 approx.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 199
Postcards: Edwardian topographical cards of GB with a strong local interest, which includes Melksham - Melksham train station, Spencer's Engineering Works, Crown Hotel, King Street, Scotland Road. Trowbridge - Cottage Hospital, Town Hall, Polebarn Road, Hilperton Road, Avenue Road, town bridge, County Cricket ground pavilion, Mortimer Street, etc. Chippenham - Great Western accident at Thingley Junction July 1907, and a photo card Great Western Railway's Flying Dutchman December 1904. Over 270 cards.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 200
Postcards: Edwardian. Over 160 cards from 1900 - 1916, including such subjects as women's suffrage, real photo song cards, actresses, transport, cards by Nina Brisley and early Donald McGill. 1 album.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 201
Stamps: 1974, Rhodesia mint stamp sheets SG 503 x 2 sheets of 50 stamps, SG 504 x 2 sheets of 50 stamps, SG 506 x 2 sheets of 50 stamps, SG 507 x 3 sheets of 50 stamps, SG 508 x 3 sheets of 50 stamps, SG 494 - 502 (not SG 495, 499, or 500) x 2 sheets of 50 stamps each. Stamps: 1977, Rhodesia mint stamp sheets. SG 543 - 548 x 2 sheets each of 50 stamps for 3c - 24c. Plus 1974 SG 489 x 2 sheets of 100 stamps, SG 491 x 2 sheets of 100 stamps, SG 492 x 4 sheets of 100 stamps and SG 493 x 2 sheets of 100 stamps. Stamps: 1978, Rhodesia mint stamp sheets SG 555 - SG 569 x 1 sheet each of 100 stamps for 1c - 7c. 2 sheets each of 50 stamps for 9c - $2. Plus 1977, Rhodesia mint stamp sheets SG 549 - 552 Christmas 1977, x 3 sheets each of 50 stamps for 3c, 6c, 8c. 2 sheets of 50 for 16c, SG 553 - SG 554 x 2 sheets each of 50 stamps and SG 570 - 575 x 1 sheet each of 50 stamps. 2 albums.

Estimate:  £70 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 202
Tea & Trade Cards: 20th cent. twenty-nine completed albums from Brooke Band & Ty-Phoo Teas including The Sea our other World, History of Aviation & Play better Soccer. Also thirteen unfilled albums & 1000' of loose mixed cards including Superman the Movie.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 203
Trade Cards: 20th cent. Album containing over 350 tea cards issued by the Australian Company, Tuckfield, Australia Series Animals & Birds.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 204
Trade Cards: Mid 20th cent. album containing over 20 complete sets from various issuers including Palm Toffee, Twinings Tea, Kellogg's, Oxo & Hustler Soap.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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