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Friday 02 September 2016

Commencing at 5:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre


Friday 26th August – 5pm to 8pm,
Saturday 27th August – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 1st September – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

We hold four sales per year in Bedford. These jewellery sales have become a highlight of the sales calendar, and include a range of antique & modern watches, rings, sovereigns, bracelets, brooches, pendants and necklaces, etc.

Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the

We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale

Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.

Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.

Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street, Bedford MK40 1ZL
T: 01234 305 544

Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Vintiner on
01234 266366 or
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.

Future sale dates include:
Bedford  – 2nd September 2016 – Entries Now Invited
Bedford  – 2nd December 2016

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.


An 18ct white gold ring set five graduated diamonds in a raised setting, central stone approx. 0.5 carats, ring size M/N, 4 gms

Sold for £1600

A white metal articulated link bracelet set forty-four graduated diamonds, largest stone approx. 0.25 carats, 27.3 gms

Sold for £3300

A 14ct white gold necklace set thirty-five clusters, each centrally set with an oval sapphire in a surround of small diamonds

Sold for £3000

A 1953 gentleman's stainless steel British Military RAF pilots wristwatch by Omega, the black dial with Arabic numerals and luminous markers and military 'fat' arrow on a later strap. Case stamped '6645 101000 6B/542 367/53

Sold for £1000

A yellow metal bar brooch set centrally with a single diamond within an eight claw setting, stone approx. 1 carat

Sold for £1400

A platinum ring set centrally with a single diamond, the shoulders each set two baguette cut diamonds and a single small brilliant cut diamond, central stone approx. 1 carat, ring size P

Sold for £900

A pair of white metal stud earrings, each set with a brilliant cut diamond in a surround of eight further diamonds, central stone approx. 0.25 carat

Sold for £950

A white metal ring set five slightly graduated brilliant cut diamonds, each in a four claw setting, total stones approx. 1.75 carats, colour E-F, clarity VS1/2, ring size O/P
*With International Gemological Laboratories Certificate

Sold for £2300

A pair of Cartier platinum cufflinks, each set with two cabochon cut sapphires

Sold for £820

An 18ct yellow gold and platinum ring set single old cut diamond in an eight claw setting and having three small diamonds set to each shoulder, central stone approx. 1.7 carats, ring size R, 3.6 gms

Sold for £2700

A suite of 18ct yellow gold jewellery consisting a pendant necklace, a ring and a pair of stud earrings, each set a diamond and amethyst cluster

Sold for £3000

A 19th century pietra dura brooch of rectangular form depicting a floral spray within a yellow metal scrollwork and leaf capped mount, in a fitted case, w. 7.1 cm

Sold for £540

An 18ct white gold Iliana ring set centrally with a cushion cut tanzanite within a double border set small diamonds, the shoulders each set five further diamonds, tanzanite approx. 4.35 carats, ring size N/O, with certification

Sold for £1250

An 18ct yellow gold ring set three graduated diamonds, size O/P

Sold for £1250

A Royal Mint Britannia 1987 four coin Proof Set consisting £100, £50, £25 and £10 coins, contained in a fitted case

Sold for £1200

A gentleman's stainless steel cased Oyster Perpetual Datejust wristwatch by Rolex, the circular silvered dial with baton numerals and date aperture on a bracelet strap

Sold for £1800

A ladies 18ct yellow gold cased wristwatch by Baume & Mercier,

Sold for £2300