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: 305-354 of 614
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Lot 305
Ephemera: Letters to and from Anne Wright of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and signed including Barnes Wallis (Dam Busters) with envelope, Leo Rampen (drawing), Stanley Kubrick, the Earl of Selkirk, Earl Mountbatten, Commander Willet for HRH Duke of Edinburgh, John Braine, Ted Heath, Black Rod, etc.
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 306
Autographs: Letter dated 12th June 1934 & signed Henry Wood, 2 letters from Benjamin Dale, composer. Both signed and a letter signed by Henry Plunkett Green.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 307
Autographs: Dillon's Gerald Scarfe "Signathon" card containing amongst others the following signatures George Best, Jeremy Paxman, Terry Pratchett, Victoria Wood, Zoe Wannamaker, Delia Smith and Nigel Planer.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 308
Football: 1966 World Cup. Group stage tickets for games played at Villa Park on July 13th, 16th, and 20th, with envelope. Blackburn Rovers home and away tickets, Directors Box tickets for the 70s, 80s Challenge Cup, FA Cup tickets.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 309
Showbusiness/Iconic Memorabilia/Autographs: Marilyn Monroe contract hand signed by the actress for the film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. (TCF, 1953) Vintage original 1-page typed contract on approx. 8½ins. x 13¼ins. paper, signed in blue ink at the bottom, "Marilyn Monroe" and dated May 19th, 1953. The "Twentieth Century-Fox Advertising Release" for "Deeco Inc." Also signed at the bottom of the page by TCF agent and an agent of Deeco Inc. Retaining the date stamp on the verso. Exhibiting age, wear, minor soiling and fading. Previous mounting remnants in the form of archival paper tape on the verso. In very good to fine condition.

Estimate:  £4000 - 6000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 310
The Rowlands collection of football pennants dating from 1961 to 1971. These are all original pennants that were exchanged on the pitch prior to kick off. They were presented to the Rowlands in person by Sir Alf Ramsey who he met at the F.A. Headquarters at Lancaster Gate, London when he was a boy, and where his grandmother worked for over 30 years as live in housekeeper.

Football Memorabilia: Original pennant presented to GB team. Bulgaria v Great Britain 5 May 1971. The Great Britain side lost 5 - 0 and this was the last match of the Great Britain amateur side.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 311
Football Memorabilia: Original pennant presented to England team. England Czechoslovakia International friendly 29 May 1963 in Bratislava. England 4 CSSR 2.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 312
Football Memorabilia: Pennant to celebrate the inaugural match of Brazilian side Sport Club International at their new stadium 'Gigante da Beira Rio'.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 313
Football Memorabilia: Football Association flag, possibly a corner flag. 10ins. x 14ins.
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 314
Football Memorabilia: England 1966 World Cup programme.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 315
Football Memorabilia: Original pennant presented to England team. England v East Germany International friendly, England winning 3 - 1. This was Peter Shilton's first cap for England. For this match the team included Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, and Martin Peters,
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 316
Football Memorabilia: Original pennant presented to England team. World Cup Mexico 1970 pennant for Group 3 Guadalajura (England's group) England v Romania - 1 - 0 to England Geoff Hurst.
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 317
Football Memorabilia: England v Greece 21 April 1971 UEFA European Qualifiers. England 3 Greece 0. For this match the team included Gordon Banks, Bobby Moore, Alan Ball, Martin Chivers, Geoff Hurst, and Martin Peters.
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 318
Football Memorabilia: Brazil pennant with 'CBD' badge on green and gold cross. This pennant would have been exchanged prior to playing England. There were five matches between 1962 - 1970 that were possible. 10.6.62, 8.5.63, 30.5.64, 12.6.69, 7.6.70. In this period there were two World Cup games and also Alf Ramsey's first official game (8.5.63) where he picked the team. This pennant was presented to the England team for one of these matches.
Estimate:  £1000 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 319
Football Memorabilia: 'Philippine Football Association, Manila, May 1961' pennant.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 320
Football Memorabilia: Original pennant presented to England team. Belgium B v England under 23's. 25 May 1969 in Ostend. England 1 Belgium B 0, goal scored by Joe Royle future England Captain. Emlyn Hughes also played in the match.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 321
Football Memorabilia: Original pennant presented to England team. England v Portugal. London 10 December 1969 England won 1 - 0. Jack Charlton scored. Team included Bobby Moore, Bobby Charlton.
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 322
Advertising: Guinness St. James Gate zoo animal theatre (9).
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 323
Ocean Liner/Disney: Unusual 1930s Mickey Mouse SS Normandie jigsaw puzzle (Complete).
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 324
Advertising: Five piece Robinson golly musical band.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 325
Advertising: Original advertising model holding a jar of Robinsons Golly marmalade. 19ins.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 326
Advertising: Unusual early Facchino composite display of a girl holding an ice cream cone. 21ins.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 327
19th cent. Magic Lantern, German made by Ernst Plank. Converted to electric with original box and glass slides on children's stories. Includes Punch & Judy, ships at sea, nursery rhymes, mythical figures, the story of The Chimney Sweep. 47 slides, all colour. Plus 32 black and white slides of Egypt and the Holy Land, plus 20 black and white slides from life. Most slides boxed, 9 of them original to the projector.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 328
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Scientific instruments - The Ashdown Rotoscope. The purpose of which is to gear human vision up to zero speed relative to any moving object, with instructions and a logarithmic tables booklet.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 329
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Tools - wood turner tools, chisels from 1½ins down to one 1/16th of an inch wide.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 330
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Tools - engineers including callipers, scales, pipe sizers, vice, spanners, files, rasps, hammer, lead hammer, etc. Very large amount.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 331
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Tools - carpenters box including screw drivers, wood and iron planes, chisels, ebony & brass level, etc.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 332
Musical Instruments: Italian made mandolin, bowl back reads Cavallini Frattelli Grand Fabrica DL Strument Armonici Napoli.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 333
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Musical instruments - Grafton Dallas London trumpet with mouth piece and Styrtone ion good overall condition with carrying case.
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 334
Taxidermy: Example of a pheasant in a diorama setting, glazed by "Shopland" Torquay.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 335
Taxidermy: Example of a freshwater eel (cast) caught by Fred Venables, River Severn, 5th July 1954. Weight 4lb 5oz. in bow fronted case diorama box, 47ins. x 10¼ins. x 6½ins.
Estimate:  £180 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 336
Clocks: 20th cent. Brass and glass carriage clock, enamel white face.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 337
Clocks: 19th cent. Mahogany Gothic Arch bracket clock, signed Debois and Wheeler, Greys Inn Passage to the back plate, chimes on the hour. The case inlaid with ebony and brass. 16½ins.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 338
Clocks: Circular oak wall clock, Mathers & Son Cambridge.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 339
Clocks: 19th cent. Brass Gothic arch skeleton clock. Fusee movement chiming on the hour, white dial on brass spindle supports, treen stand with blue velvet base, a glass dome. A/F. Height 15ins.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 340
Clocks: French patent globe 'The Empire Clock' patent 19460. Horizontal chapter ring twenty four hours and brass ball pointer on turned column and Acanthus moulded base inscribed Bte Patent S.G.D.C to support and 369. Made in France Smith & Son Ltd (some wear to globe). Height 16ins.
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 341
Clocks: 19th cent. Victorian marble mantel clock with garniture in the New Classical style.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 342
Clocks: Slate and marble mantle clock. Enamel face with Roman numerals, unmarked movement. 9ins. x 8ins.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 343
20th cent. Anniversary clock, under glass dome, enamel dial, Arabic numerals. Makers mark Bidische Uhrenfabrik.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 344
Clocks: 20th cent. Brass skeleton clock chiming on the hour, treen base and circular glass dome. Height 10½ins.
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 345
Clocks: Carriage clocks. Bayard mechanical clock, white faced with Roman numerals, and a battery operated Hermle clock.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 346
Decorative ostrich egg with photo frames and a clock inserts on a gilt metal mount. 13ins.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 347
20th cent. Mercer Tape Chronograph aluminium model T.P.A.2. Class 0552. Brown Bakelite case, ex ministry. 18ins. x 7ins. x 6ins.
Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 348
Books etc: "Characters Oriental" David James Leonard, a series of thirty-six coloured drawings of characters in Chinese and Japanese mythology and legend with dust cover and sleave plus four framed examples on a rice style paper.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 349
Oriental Ceramics: Rice bowls 6ins, famille rose - a pair, tea bowls 4ins. and a blue and white plate 9ins. a/f.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 350
Early 19th cent. Chinese bronze mirror with raised decoration "Penglai" legendary land a stork bamboo and fern glade. Diameter 8ins. x 11¼ins. long.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 351
Early 20th cent. Japanese lacquer box decorated with exotic birds and flowers.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 352
Ceramics: Oriental baluster shaped vase, Imari pallet, floral decoration, 8ins and 1 other vase 3½ins.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 353
Oriental Ware: 20th cent. Chinese ginger jar with figures in a garden. 8½ins.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 354
Jewellery: Islamic white metal pendant with a central turquoise coloured boss, 1¼ozs.
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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