Newsletter 3rd April 2014

Charles Leslie`s Moonlight Over the LocWe are now open for viewing for our forthcoming auction on Monday 7th April. Following last week`s fantastic 600+ lot Military, Coin & Stamp auction, we now have an equally substantial offering of items in next week`s Interiors sale.

The auction will commence with an excellent selection of jewellery including an 18ct and platinum Deco style diamond solitaire ring (Lot 7, £500-800) & some quality pens (such as Lot 1, a boxed Montegrappa “Kazan” fountain pen with an 18ct gold nib, £500-800). Also on offer are a strong range of watches including a ladies 1970s Omega 9ct watch with back winding mechanism (Lot 89, £400-600) and a Cartier Panther dress watch (Lot 93, £500-800).

There are some fine pictures of sale with 90 lots of modern & traditional works by some very well listed artists, a notable highlight being Charles Leslie`s Moonlight Over the Loch (Lot 218, £300-500, pictured top). The pictures are proceeded by a good range of furniture including a 19th century French satinwood armoire (Lot 317, £400-600) and a Regency mahogany linen press (Lot 324, £200-300). Ceramics are also in abundance with some quality Beswick examples on show such as a Red Indian & Canadian Mountie on horseback (Lots 537 & 538, £150-250).

Omega Watch for Auction

We would like to thank all our clients, both buyers and sellers, who contributed to last week`s Military, Coins, Medals & Stamps. The sale was very well viewed and attended and strong bidding both within the room and on the internet ensured that very strong prices were achieved throughout the auction. Highlights included an 18th/19th century North European swept hilt rapier (£2000), a SMLE MK III cutaway rifle (£950), a QEIIR Lifeguards officer`s helmet (£950), a Queen Anne Guinea (£1800) and George II Two Guinea coin (£1300).

We are now accepting entries for our next Interiors sale & Book sale on Tuesday 22nd April.