Penny-Farthing Cycle

Share this lot:

Saturday 12 September 2020

Commencing at 10:30am

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday from 8.30am - 8.00pm (Extended Friday Viewing is Back!)
and morning of sale from 8.30am - 12.00noon
Viewing for this sale is available with restrictions.
A limited number of people will be permitted in the salerooms at any one time and strict social distancing measures will be in place.
All customers must wear a face covering.

A Victorian Penny-Farthing or Ordinary Cycle,
large wheel d.128cm, small wheel d.46cm.

DSC07974

The sale is open for viewing all day Friday 8am – 8pm. To find out more about this auction click ‘Auction & Catalogue Details’ above.

Recent Highlights in Bedford Auction Centre

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

An early 20th century silver four piece tea service of vase shaped form, Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1925, overall 67 ozs (4)

Sold for £920

An 18th century oak dresser, the three tier plate rack over three drawers and a gallery, the brass handles relief decorated with shooting scenes, w. 164 cm

Sold for £650

A cased collection of ninety-nine American silver Morgan dollars comprising:1878 x 4,1879 x 4,1880 x 4,1881 x 51882 x 5,1883 x 4,1884 x 4,1885 x 4,1886 x 3,1887 x 3,1888 x 3,1889 x 4,1890 x 4,1891 x 4,1892 x 4,1893 x 4,1894 x 3,1895 x 3,1896 x 3,1897 x 3,1898 x 3,1899 x 3,1900 x 3,1901 x 3,1902 x 3,1903 x 4,1904 x 3 and1921 x 3 (99)

Sold for £3,300

An album of stamps including two 1840 Penny Blacks (IE and CH), a Twopenny Blue pair (OA and OB), twenty-five further Twopenny Blues, over two-hundred and twenty Penny Reds, rose-red half pennys, Government Departmental Official stamps, King Edward VII, King George V, King Edward VIII and King George VI, together with a small album of Penny Reds on envelopes and twelve albums of 1940 and later stamps (14 albums total)

Sold for £1,100

After Leon Pilet (1840-1916), a brown patinated bronze figure modelled as a female slave clutching a robe to her breast and wearing manacles, seated on an architectural plinth, signed 'Pilet (SC)', h. 66 cm

Sold for £650

Impressionist School (20th century),Figures down a bustling avenue, indistinctly signed, pastels and gouache, 36.5 x 54 cm, together with a similar oil on board of a coastal scene, presumably by the same hand (2)

Sold for £480

A vintage railway double lever

Sold for £380

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

A pair of 19th century Meissen urn shaped vases of imposing proportions, each with a pair of entwined serpent handles and decorated with intricate floral sprays on a socle foot, h. 47 cm (2)

Sold for £600

A cased set of eight chromed brass handbells, Octave in F

Sold for £800

A late 19th/early 20th century rosewood side table, the cushioned rectangular surface on a pair of splayed supports inset with spindles, on castors, 111 x 59 cm

Sold for £650

An early 20th century silver two handled tray of oval form with pierced foliate border, R F Mosley & Co., Sheffield 1911, w. 65 cm, approx. 101 ozs

Sold for £1,750

A late 19th century French mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, within a gilt case modelled as putti and birds seated around a black globe, on a star and swag decorated base with a giltwood plinth, h. 42 cm

Sold for £550

A cased set of Staunton boxwood and ebonised chessmen by J. Jaques & Son of London, stamps to the relevant pieces, in the original mahogany box with a paper label

Sold for £600

An R.E. Thompson & Co. railway up and down line indicator, the mahogany box with brass mounts and guages, h. 62 cm

Sold for £420

Recent Highlights in Weekly Auctions

Tag Heuer Calibre 5 Aqua Racer gents wrist watch with rubberized strap together with paperwork, guarantee card and original box

Sold for £850

Nissan gas powered forklift

Sold for £1,800

570 BLX (1962) Austin A40 Farina two door saloon in grey and white, Tax class as an Historic vehicle, MOT to April 2022 (although exempt), 39,000 miles, 948cc, V5, with original booklets, keys, new shock absorbers, brakes, tyres, stainless steel exhaust fitted recently, 6 former keepers

Sold for £4,100

Atlas Copco Airpower NV 163 KVA diesel powered forklift loadable skid mounted generator, Year 1999, Hours showing 211.7, 163.5 KVA/50 Hertz/130.8 KW, GW 1600kg, Deutz diesel engine, Dimensions of cabinet 2700 x 1050 x 1700mm high

Sold for £2,500

(1968) Lambretta J50 in green, 50cc, first registered in the UK in 2012, Registration XBY 458F, VIN No. J50*601426, Engine No. J50*502058, SORN since May 2013 *This bike has been used as a display piece since purchased in 2012. The key is stuck in the ignition. Showing 13,605km.

Sold for £1,900

Leica Geosystems TS06 laser surveying system with case

Sold for £1,500

Boxford 280 IS student lathe with Newall control and tooling 3 Phase

Sold for £1,500

Cream leather effect reclining corner sofa in 2 sections Feet in pocket under sofa. 4 seater sofa

Sold for £600

DeWalt tool set, consisting: drill, impact drive, jigsaw, light, 3 batteries and charger

Sold for £400

Box of punk and indie rock LPs incl. Smiths, Joy Divison, Sex Pistols etc. 35 LPs used

Sold for £270

Pair of large terracotta rhubarb forcers (no lids)

Sold for £240

Twin axle low galvanized plant trailer with ramp

Sold for £1,000

(2006) Triumph Bonneville Scrambler in green and black, 865cc, first registered in 22/12/2006, Registration number LR56 VRV, Engine No. 283664, Chassis No. SMTTJ9171G7281899, with handbook, paperwork and two sets of keys, SORN since 2008 *Converted to Steve McQueen/German field grey specification by Jack Lilley Ltd. This bike has been used as a display piece and never driven since new! Only showing 4 miles. It will require fuel flushing and an oil change.

Sold for £4,600

NG58 VOA (2009) Ford Transit 100 T350 dropside truck in white with a taillift and towbar, first registered 25/02/2009, mileage unknown 2015 MOT states 270,309km, two former keepers, HPi checked, V5, two keys and previous MOT's MOT expiry date 13/09/2021

Sold for £2,600

EK60 SKU (2010) Ford Transit 85 T300m FWD 2.2 litre diesel panel van, approx 131000 miles, First registered 20.10.2010 MOT until 23.11.2021

Sold for £2,100

Large vintage horse drawn cart

Sold for £1,200

Golmatic MD23 milling machine with Newall control and tooling Good condition, clean

Sold for £2,800

Startrite PT260 single phase electric planer thicknesser

Sold for £800

Large diesel powered wacker plate (E323251)

Sold for £440

A large quantity of 1950’s Bedford Town football programmes and ephemera

Sold for £650