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Friday 06 March 2020

Commencing at 4:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre


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

A selection of designer jewellery consigned to our March Jewellery sale including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Marchak and more



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

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Vintiner or Matthew Baker 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.

Recent Highlights in Antique & Collectable Auctions

A late 18th century French 'Goliath' travelling watch with repeater

Sold for £2,700

Herman Moll: The World Described; or, a New and Correct Sett of Maps, C.1730.

Sold for £15,000

A Chinese carved dark jade figural group of a monkey and an ox with a hardwood base.

Sold for £550

A Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson of Kilburn burr oak and oak dining table, the shaped adzed top on chamfered end supports with carved mouse.

Sold for £2,700

A late 18th century Cuff-type brass microscope by P. Dollond, Strand, London, together with several glass slides, within the mahogany case, h. 44 cm.

Sold for £2,300

A matched Chinese metalware four piece tea service, each pieced relief decorated with dragons within a hammered field, character marks to bases, together with a pair of similar sugar nips, overall 50 ozs (5).

Sold for £2,800

A Chinese stoneware blue and white shallow dish of circular form centrally decorated with a dragon, six character mark to base, d. 34.5 cm

Sold for £2,200

A late Victorian yellow metal and diamond star pendant/ brooch, the six point star set with graduating old and rough cut diamonds. Central stone approx 0.17ct. Total carat weight estimated at 1.2ct. Approx weight 9.4g, dia. 2.8 cm

Sold for £800

A late 19th/early 20th century Fernand Martin mechanical toy 'Le Gai Violoniste' in working order and in original box, h. 20 cm

Sold for £1,400

An 1693 William and Mary five guinea gold coin, the reverse with crowned shield of arms, the obverse with conjoined busts of the monarchs. Edge year QVINTO.

Sold for £4,000

A collection of thirty-seven silver mounted clear and coloured glass vesta jars, various dates and makers.

Sold for £2,500

An early 20th century cello with ebony fingerboard, pegs and tail piece.

Sold for £4,500

An Elizabeth II silver four branch candelabra of hexagonal, tapering form. Hallmarked for London 1968, makers mark for William Comyns & Sons Ltd.

Sold for £580

A 19th century Chinese bronze bowl or incense burner modelled in the form of a duck standing on a waterside rock with leg raised.

Sold for £540

Talwin Morris: Glasgow School, 'Art Nouveau' Bookcase designed by Morris featuring a moulded top above three open shelves and four embossed copper plaques together with the complete complementary set of 21 bindings incorporating the gilt 'Peacock Feather' design on the maroon leather spines reflecting that of the plaques.

Sold for £800

A modern Meissen figure modelled as a sea lion,
h. 14.5 cm.

Sold for £300

Johann Huggler, Brienz (Swiss 1834-1912), a late 19th century clock, the French Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, within a Black Forest carved figural case modelled as a hunter holding a rifle, a buck over his shoulder with a hare, beaver and three partridge emerging from the stump and roots below, signed, h. 94 cm.

Sold for £7,600

A large group of pre-1920 Edward VII and George V silver coinage including shillings, florins, sixpence and threepence, overall
124 tozs

Sold for £1,400

An 18ct yellow gold, emerald and diamond three stone ring, the approximately 3ct square cut emerald flanked by two approximately 0.5ct triangular cut diamonds. Size N. Approx weight 4.8g

Sold for £1,100

A Victorian oak and crossbanded extending dining table, the circular carved edge top extending with a winding mechanism on both sides with three extra leaves over a Gothic base splitting in two to carry the ends and consisting of carved corinthium columns and foliate brackets above four carved winged dog feet, h. 77 cm, w. 138 cm, min l. 138 cm, max l. 303 cm

Sold for £1,500

Recent Highlights in Jewellery

A French 18ct yellow gold graduated articulated link necklet by Julien d'Orcel, l. 44.5 cm, 28.1 gms, with original box

Sold for £1,450

An 18ct white gold hinged bracelet set seven brilliant cut diamonds in recessed settings, internal w. 6 cm, 28.8 gms

Sold for £980

A gentleman's yellow metal chronometer automatic 'Ocean Star Datoday' wristwatch by Mido, the circular dial with baton numerals and day/date aperture on an articulated bracelet strap, dial d. 3.1 cm, overall
100.6 gms

Sold for £1,450

A platinum ring set old cushion cut diamond in an eight claw setting, stone approximately 2.8 carats, ring size O, 4.1 gms

Sold for £1,950

An 18ct yellow gold cluster ring set emerald cut emerald within a border of fourteen brilliant cut diamonds, emerald estimated at 2.17 carats, total diamond weight estimated at 0.77 carats, ring size O, 8.1 gms

Sold for £2,300

An early 20th century 15ct yellow gold fringe necklace suspending seven graduated peridot drops interspersed with eight teardrop pale pink amethyst and small pearls in scrolled settings, overall 22 gms, in a fitted case

Sold for £2,500

A Victorian gold £5 coin dated 1887

Sold for £2,000

A ladies 18ct yellow gold 'Oyster Perpetual Datejust' superlative chronometer wristwatch by Rolex, the circular dial with diamond markers within a diamond set bezel on an articulated bracelet strap, dial d. 2.1 cm, overall 77.7 gms, boxed

Sold for £3,300

A mid 20th century gentleman's Omega RAF pilots or navigators watch dated 1956. The face with black dial featuring Arabic numerals and luminous hands. The screw case-back with air ministry markings. On a later steel strap.

Sold for £1000

A 19th century yellow metal fancy link guard chain. Approx weight 54g

Sold for £1100

A white metal ring set single brilliant cut diamond in four claw setting, stone approximately 1 carat, ring size J, 2.4 gms

Sold for £1,350

A pair of yellow metal ear studs, each set nine brilliant cut diamonds in cluster settings, central stones approximately 0.5 carats each, d. 1.3 cm, 5.2 gms

Sold for £1,450

An 18ct yellow gold wristwatch by Tissot, the circular white dial with baton numerals and date aperture on an articulated bricklink bracelet strap, dial d. 2.8 cm, overall 68 gms

Sold for £1,250

A platinum ring set four brilliant cut diamonds within a border of smaller diamonds in the Belle Epoque manner, four stones approximately 0.25 carats each, ring size O, 5.2 gms

Sold for £1,500

An 18ct yellow gold and platinum highlighted tennis bracelet set fifty-nine graduated brilliant cut diamonds, each in a rubover setting, total diamond weight estimated at 3.6 carats, l. 17 cm, 11.6 gms

Sold for £2,000

An 18ct yellow gold cluster ring set oval ruby in a surround of ten brilliant cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 0.25 carats each, ring size M 1/2, 6.2 gms

Sold for £2,400

An early 20th century yellow metal ring set old brilliant cut diamond in a raised setting, the shoulders each set three further baguette cut diamonds, central stone approximately 3.3 carat, colour M, clarity VS1/SI1, ring size O 1/2, 6.6 gms

Sold for £3,700

A 9ct yellow gold curblink bracelet with heart shaped padlock clasp suspending a large quantity of charms including an Edwardian sovereign dated 1905, a cine camera, a jointed teddy bear, a pair of skis and many others, overall 190 gms

Sold for £2,400

A white metal diamond bangle marked '14k', the top set with twenty-five round brilliant cut diamonds totaling approximately 2.00ct. Approx weight 18.7g

Sold for £950

A 1982 1oz fine gold Krugerrand

Sold for £1100