Our 9th January Vehicles, Parts, Interiors & Clearance did well, attracting plenty of bidders and fetching healthy prices!

The car section performed well, with one room bidder snapping up all three sold cars! The 2008 Mercedes Benz CLC 200 CDI in black with 61k sold for £2,500. The 2006 Mazda MX-5 black convertible, with 57k miles sold for £2,200. The red 1990 Toyota MR2 with 146k on the clock sold for £900.

We had several lots of cameras this time around, the most valuable sourced from a West Cumbrian deceased estate. A Leica m6 together with a Leica mini-lux attracted plenty of pre-sale interest, with plenty of commission bids and a telephone bid from Singapore. The internet snapped it up at £1,600!

Four boxes of camera equipment also captured the internet’s interest at £280.

Most valuable among the furniture, a Mouseman oak corner cupboard, consigned from a local vendor sold to the internet for £1,600!

Most popular among the jewellery, a ladies stainless steel Tudor wristwatch sold for £220 to the internet. A George V silver tea set performed well at £210. A Georg Jensen silver circular butterfly brooch, no. 283, sold to the internet at £160.

Receiving plenty of pre-sale interest, several lots of poison/chemist’s bottles did well. Collectively, they made £390! A Chinese blue and white porcelain Crackleware vase and a Victorian Losol ware flow blue pottery jug sold to the internet for £140! Six Spode ‘Stafford Flowers’ cabinet plates sold for £110.

All the way from London, two fairground themed lots didn’t disappoint! 3 Waltzer boards sold to the internet for £110! A painted wooden fairground ‘To Win’ sign received plenty of competitive bidding, the room against the internet. The room won at £240!

Despite their poor condition, a pair of 19th Century oil paintings depicting a middle aged couple, in gilt frames caught the internet’s eye at £110!

Anatomical posters proved popular. Two large vintage St John’s Ambulance lithographs scrolls, illustrations by J. Teck sold collectively for £155! A 19th Century W & AK Johnston’s Anatomical Chart sold for £70.

Most wanted among the furniture after the Mouseman cupboard was a modern chair, settee and footstool set from a deceased estate. The lot received numerous enquiries and bids. The telephone competed against the room, the room won at £480, with the proceeds going to Age UK, consigned from a large house clearance in Cockermouth!

A large Victorian mahogany open front breakfront bookcase sold for £420!

Several musically themed lots did well. A 19th Century Bell & Piano Co sold for £140 to the internet. A pair of Quad ESL-63 speakers did well at £130. A Steinmetz boudoir grand piano consigned from a North East deceased estate with some damage sold for £110.

Five vintage fuse theatre lights in a green trunk sold for £180 to the internet.  A quantity of Home Cinema films, projectors and a Super 8 max projector sold for £120.

Pine is still proving popular. A glazed 16 drawer haberdashery cabinet sold to the internet for £280. A Victorian cricket table sold for £140. A six foot pine table went for £110.

A Lawrence Langley (Carlisle) bespoke solid oak dresser sold for £200 to the room.  A large Victorian cast iron fire place sold for £170, one of three Victorian cast iron fireplaces which all sold well.

The next sale will be Winter Sports & Exploration, followed by Interiors & Clearance on 23rd January. Entries are invited 14-16th January, suitable entries include climbing books, ice axes, walking boots, ski equipment and more!

We hope to see you for our next sale!


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