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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William Mellor (1851-1931), 'Rydal Lake, Westmorland', signed, oil on canvas, 29 x 44 cm

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A 19th century repeater carriage clock, the movement striking on a gong, the silvered dial with Arabic numerals surrounded by gilt metal spandrals, within a gilt and five-glass case, h. 15 cm (excl. handle)

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A set of five Stanley Gibbons Great Britain stamp albums, 1840 onwards, including a Penny Black

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A group of forty-five enamelled Henley Rowing Club member's badges from the 1950's-1990's, together with eight Leander Club badges

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A brass French horn by Paxman, the silvered plate inscribed 'Merewether System, Made in England, 10818, in a fitted case

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A silver four piece tea service of canted vase shaped form, maker K Ltd., Birmingham 1937, 70 ozs (4)

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A 19th century mahogany, elm and brass bound campaign-type trunk of square form, the brass name plate inscribed 'Jo* Baker Esq. No. 5', w. 72 cm

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A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold 'Portuguese' chronograph automatic wristwatch by IWC (International Watch Company) the off-white dial with gold coloured Arabic numerals and two secondary dials on a brown faux crocodile skin leather strap, case d. 4 cm, serial no. 2790089, with box

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A collection of Georgian and later silver old English pattern tablespoons, various dates and makers, overall 166 ozs (qty)

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*with correspondence from The London Museum relating to the donation of the doll to the museum dated 13th June, 1950

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