Jewellery & Watches

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Friday 01 September 2017

Commencing at 5:00pm

Newnham Street Saleroom


Friday 25th August – 5pm to 8pm,
Saturday 26th August – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 31st August – 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  – 1st September 2017– Entries Now Invited
Bedford  – 1st December 2017

Recent Highlights

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


A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold 'Oyster Perpetual Day-Date' wristwatch by Rolex, the circular dial with brilliant and baguette cut diamond hour markers and day and date apertures on an articulated 'Presidential' bracelet strap, with papers and receipt

Sold for £5100

An 18ct yellow gold half hunter pocket watch by William Clarke, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and second hand section, the case enamelled verso with stylised initials, case numbered 9524, overall 121.2 gms

Sold for £1200

An 18ct yellow gold cased half hunter pocket watch by Benson, the white enamelled dial with black Roman numerals and second hand section within a plain case, overall 92.6 gms

Sold for £820

A white metal full eternity ring set eighteen brilliant cut diamonds, ring size K 1/2, 7 gms

Sold for £1000

A 14ct yellow gold and platinum highlighted 'Leo Diamond' ring set three graduated brilliant cut diamonds within a raised setting, the shoulder each set three further graduated channel set diamonds, ring size N, 6.1 gms, central stone approximately 0.5 carats

Sold for £1700

A white metal ring set centrally with a pale blue sapphire and six square cut diamonds within an Art Deco design setting, ring size K, 5.5 gms

Sold for £2900

A gentleman's stainless steel cased 'Sea-Dweller' chronometer automatic wristwatch by Rolex, the black dial with date aperture within a rotating bezel on a bracelet strap, with box and papers, Model No: 16600, Serial No: 0394717,
Year Manufactured: 2005

Sold for £3900

An Indian yellow metal necklace set bone, turquoise, pearl and synthetic polished gemstones within leaf and teardrop shaped settings suspended on a facet cut chain, overall 39.5 gms

Sold for £800

A Tiffany & Co. platinum full eternity ring set diamonds, 2.6 gms, ring size J *VAT will be added to the bid price of this lot

Sold for £800

A white metal ring set centrally with a brilliant cut diamond within an eight claw setting, the shoulders each set three small diamonds within millegrain setting, central stone approximately
1 carat, ring size N/O, 3.8 gms

Sold for £1500

A gentleman's yellow metal ring set brilliant cut diamond in a recessed claw setting, the shoulders each set six further smaller diamonds, central stone approximately 1 carat, ring size Y, 8.9 gms

Sold for £1400

A 1970's stainless steel cased gentleman's automatic 'Sky Diver' wristwatch by Technos, the circular orange dial with silvered baton numerals and day/date aperture within an articulated bezel on a later expanding bracelet strap, case number 10709

Sold for £800

A titanium quartz gentleman's 'Aerospace' wristwatch by Breitling, the black dial with luminous Arabic and baton numerals and double digital display on a bracelet strap, case No. F65062 3073, with box and papers

Sold for £940

A yellow metal and white metal highlighted pendant of circular form centrally set with a single brilliant cut diamond within three further concentric rings each set smaller diamonds, central stone approximately 0.25 carats, w. 2.7 cm, 6.3 gms

Sold for £1400

A yellow metal cased gentleman's wristwatch movement by Vacheron & Constantin, the circular gold coloured dial having baton and Maltese cross hour markers within a plain case, lacking strap

Sold for £2500

A graduated amber bead necklace, 125 gms

Sold for £3700

A yellow metal ring set centrally with two old cut diamonds and two pear shaped rubies within rubover settings on a reeded mount, ring size P, 3.2 gms

Sold for £1700

A gold 20 dollar coin dated 1908, 33.4 gms

Sold for £870

A white gold ring set centrally with an imposing aquamarine within a four claw setting, ring size M, 14.3 gms

Sold for £1000

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