Collection of Cigarette Cards

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P1580612

Friday 06 March 2020

Commencing at 11:00am

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday 28th February– 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 29th February – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 5th March – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

A large collection of cigarette card sets to be sold at our forthcoming auction of Antiques and Collectors’ items on Friday March 6th

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Recent Highlights in Antique & Collectable Auctions

Of Bedfordshire Interest: an album containing two-hundred and three mainly monochrome postcards including Ampthill, Seaforth Highlanders marching through Bedford, Hitchin Market, Place Theatre Luton, a celebration at Luton Town Hall, Luton II Band, 1921-1922 Turvey United, Silsoe, Lidlington, Bletsoe, Bedford Crimson Pierrots, sheep on Bridge Street Hitchin, Flitwick Station, Eaton Socon, The King's Retreat at Harpenden, Flood Scene Harrold, Harrold Jubilee Band, Floods at Sandy 1912 etc.

Sold for £900

Of London Interest: an album containing one-hundred and sixty mainly monochrome postcards including Metropolitan Hospital, Hackney, Police Station Harlesden, Parke's Drug Stores, Holy Trinity Kensington FC 1908-1909, Unveiling of Barnet War Memorial, Chelsea, Clapham, Shepherd Market Mayfair, The Opening of Kingsway (Arrival of His Majesty), Camberwell Green etc.

Sold for £600

A pair of silver plated figures, each modelled as an eagles head, pseudo Chinese character marks to bases, h. 14.5 cm

Sold for £480

A vintage 'pub' bagatelle and billiards table by E.J. Riley in a folding mahogany case, together with the matching cues and balls

Sold for £440

A 1751-Pattern British Infantry sword/hanger, Huntingdon Militia, the single-edged blade with a brass grip and guard inscribed 'M Huntingdon'

Sold for £400

A Victorian mahogany collector's cabinet, the glazed arch door enclosing a bank of twenty fitted and drawers, each with a turned handle and removable glass cover, on a plinth base, h. 111 cm, w. 51 cm*Each drawer bears an inscribed number from 41 to 60

Sold for £1,400

A Japanese silver, enamelled and shibayama inlaid cigarette/cigar box of rectangular form, the lid decorated with cockerals within a traditional landscape, the sides decorated with wisteria in full bloom, signed, w. 19 cm

Sold for £1,000

An early 20th century Japanese Satsuma vase of globular form, the body decorated with figures amidst flowers, h. 15 cm

Sold for £700

An early 20th century Howard and Sons arm chair with walnut legs, Morris upholstery and brass cup castors stamped Howard and Sons, London, h. 89 cm, w. 77 cm,
d. 100 cm

Sold for £2,800

A 19th century mahogany extending dining table with eight fitted leaves and winders on each end, supported by turned legs with castors, 490 x 167 cm

Sold for £3,700

A Spode eight sitting 'Blue Colonel' pattern service comprising: 8 x dinner plates, d. 27 cm, 8 x sandwich plates, d. 20.5 cm, 8 x saucer dishes, 8 x side plates, d. 16 cm, 8 x two handled bowls, 1 x oval platter, 1 x two handled tureen and 1 x sauce boat

Sold for £1,100

A 19th century Indian yellow metal pendant centrally set carved (?)emerald within a diamond set border and suspending a single rose cut diamond, the reverse decorated in coloured enamels with an exotic bird, main stone approx. 0.75 carats, l. 5.8 cm, 11 gms (af)

Sold for £600

A mid-20th century glass two-tier chandelier constructed of glass lustres and droplets, connected by wirework supports

Sold for £500

A set of six late 20th century silver goblets of typical form, maker W&W, London 1977, h. 12 cm, 29 ozs (6)

Sold for £460

A 19th century French gilt metal mantel clock of square form, the lion surmount above a silvered dial within a Rococo style border on an acanthus leaf and scroll decorated base, h. 43 cm

Sold for £420

1000 Years of the British Monarchy, a cased set of fifty silver ingots, John Pinches, London 1973, 100 ozs

Sold for £1,550

A late 19th century tan leather and button upholstered two-seater club sofa, North European, on oak double claw-type legs, reupholstered, l. 177 cm

Sold for £1,200

A 19th century Chinese padouk and brass mounted box on later stand, the lid lifting to reveal a fitted interior with drawers on the bespoke English mahogany stand, h. 99 cm,
w. 55 cm, d. 33 cm

Sold for £1,300

A three piece silver plate and glass cruet set designed by Christopher Dresser, h. 11 cm

Sold for £750

A large early 20th century Japanese Satsuma vase decorated with two panels depicting a tiger and a mountainous village scene within a border of floral and fan motifs, h. 40 cm

Sold for £5,500

Recent Highlights in Bedford Auction Centre

Of Bedfordshire Interest: an album containing two-hundred and three mainly monochrome postcards including Ampthill, Seaforth Highlanders marching through Bedford, Hitchin Market, Place Theatre Luton, a celebration at Luton Town Hall, Luton II Band, 1921-1922 Turvey United, Silsoe, Lidlington, Bletsoe, Bedford Crimson Pierrots, sheep on Bridge Street Hitchin, Flitwick Station, Eaton Socon, The King's Retreat at Harpenden, Flood Scene Harrold, Harrold Jubilee Band, Floods at Sandy 1912 etc.

Sold for £900

Of London Interest: an album containing one-hundred and sixty mainly monochrome postcards including Metropolitan Hospital, Hackney, Police Station Harlesden, Parke's Drug Stores, Holy Trinity Kensington FC 1908-1909, Unveiling of Barnet War Memorial, Chelsea, Clapham, Shepherd Market Mayfair, The Opening of Kingsway (Arrival of His Majesty), Camberwell Green etc.

Sold for £600

A pair of silver plated figures, each modelled as an eagles head, pseudo Chinese character marks to bases, h. 14.5 cm

Sold for £480

A vintage 'pub' bagatelle and billiards table by E.J. Riley in a folding mahogany case, together with the matching cues and balls

Sold for £440

A 1751-Pattern British Infantry sword/hanger, Huntingdon Militia, the single-edged blade with a brass grip and guard inscribed 'M Huntingdon'

Sold for £400

A Victorian mahogany collector's cabinet, the glazed arch door enclosing a bank of twenty fitted and drawers, each with a turned handle and removable glass cover, on a plinth base, h. 111 cm, w. 51 cm*Each drawer bears an inscribed number from 41 to 60

Sold for £1,400

A Japanese silver, enamelled and shibayama inlaid cigarette/cigar box of rectangular form, the lid decorated with cockerals within a traditional landscape, the sides decorated with wisteria in full bloom, signed, w. 19 cm

Sold for £1,000

A large 20th century carpet, the red and blue ground richly decorated in the Senneh manner with tight repeated floral and geometric motifs, within matching bands, 430 x 740 cm

Sold for £3,100

William Birch of High Wycombe (fl. 1840-1954), a lowback open armchair on turned mahogany legs with castors, stamped WB to rear leg

Sold for £900

An 18th century and later lantern or 'postman' clock, the movement striking on a bell, with an alarm, the silvered dial with Roman numerals, within a later case

Sold for £700

A Spode eight sitting 'Blue Colonel' pattern service comprising: 8 x dinner plates, d. 27 cm, 8 x sandwich plates, d. 20.5 cm, 8 x saucer dishes, 8 x side plates, d. 16 cm, 8 x two handled bowls, 1 x oval platter, 1 x two handled tureen and 1 x sauce boat

Sold for £1,100

A 19th century Indian yellow metal pendant centrally set carved (?)emerald within a diamond set border and suspending a single rose cut diamond, the reverse decorated in coloured enamels with an exotic bird, main stone approx. 0.75 carats, l. 5.8 cm, 11 gms (af)

Sold for £600

A mid-20th century glass two-tier chandelier constructed of glass lustres and droplets, connected by wirework supports

Sold for £500

A set of six late 20th century silver goblets of typical form, maker W&W, London 1977, h. 12 cm, 29 ozs (6)

Sold for £460

A 19th century French gilt metal mantel clock of square form, the lion surmount above a silvered dial within a Rococo style border on an acanthus leaf and scroll decorated base, h. 43 cm

Sold for £420

1000 Years of the British Monarchy, a cased set of fifty silver ingots, John Pinches, London 1973, 100 ozs

Sold for £1,550

A late 19th century tan leather and button upholstered two-seater club sofa, North European, on oak double claw-type legs, reupholstered, l. 177 cm

Sold for £1,200

A 19th century mahogany extending dining table with eight fitted leaves and winders on each end, supported by turned legs with castors, 490 x 167 cm

Sold for £3,700

An early 20th century Russian hand painted icon depicting Christ Pantocrator, encased in a silver oklad, 20 x 18 cm, silver hallmarked ?B, housed in a larger modern frame

Sold for £1,400

A set of twelve early 20th century oak framed and leather upholstered dining chairs, including two carvers, stamped Gillow & Co.

Sold for £900

Recent Highlights in Collectable Toys

Sixty-four Matchbox Superfast and Rola-Matic models including:31 Volks-Dragon,34 Formula 1 racing car,38 Stingeroo,48 Pi-Eyed Piper,51 Citroen SM and many others, all boxed (64)

Sold for £1,500

A selection of vintage dolls including thirty-two 1970's Sindy dolls, Barbies, Action Man, Fleur, Dusty, Cameo etc., approximately fifty, together with a Sindy China Cabinet, boxed (qty)

Sold for £500

A Japanese battery operated tinplate robot and four further tinplate robots (5)

Sold for £320

A Hornby O gauge Princess Elizabeth 4-6-2 electric loco and 6-wheeled tender, engine no. 6201, maroon livery, cased

Sold for £700

A Meccano (Dinky Toys) No. 48 petrol station, boxed

Sold for £500

A Hornby O gauge tinplate double engine shed, a turntable, two station buildings and one other (5)

Sold for £150

Thirteen Trix Twin and other OO gauge steam loco's, mostly black livery, together with various tenders (qty)

Sold for £260

Twenty-four items of Hornby Dublo OO gauge rolling stock including wagons, goods brake vans, breakdown crane and others, together with a Hornby Railways OO gauge R292 junction signal kit, each boxed (25)

Sold for £190

An early 20th century SFJB (Societe Francaise de Fabrication de Bebes et Jouets) bisque headed doll with sleeping brown glass eyes and open mouth showing two upper teeth, head stamped '247 10', l. 52 cm

Sold for £340

An early 20th century German tin plate clockwork fire engine in red and orange livery with four seated fire men, working extending ladder and clock work mechanism with ringing bells, the tyres marked S.G. Cord and S.G. to engine grill, in original box, good condition,
h. 19 cm, l. 43 cm

Sold for £800

A 2.5 inch gauge French live steam/meths operated 4-2-0 loco and six-wheeled tender in green GNR livery, engine number 776, with oval track and contained in a wooden box

Sold for £2,200

A large quantity of Britains, Swoppet and other plastic figures including knights on horseback, cowboys and Indians, US cavalry, Grenadier guards and others (qty)

Sold for £750

A Japanese battery operated 'NASA Moon Explorer' and six further space vehicles (7)

Sold for £240

A Tri-ang pedal car in red livery and number '26' decals, l. approx 117 cm, with later engine

Sold for £400

An early 20th century Wells clockwork tinplate delivery vehicle advertising BP Motor Spirit, l. 15.5 cm, together with two similar chassis (3)

Sold for £550

A Hornby O gauge clockwork 4-4-0 loco and tender, engine No. 1185 maroon LMS livery

Sold for £260

Steiff for Harrods, a limited edition 'Edward the Attic' bear, boxed

Sold for £95

Four Trix Twin OO gauge 'Triton' electric loco's and a further electric loco, each boxed (5)

Sold for £280

Seven Halcyon Days Beatrix Potter enamel boxes:Jemima Puddle-Duck,Mrs Tittlemouse,The Tailor of Gloucester,Mr Jeremy Fisher and three others, max w. 5.5 cm*Proceeds of the sale of this lot will be donated to Great Ormond Street Children's Charity

Sold for £550

Two Dinky Toys gift sets: 149 sports cars and 299 Post Office services, both boxed (2)

Sold for £360