Our 7th August auction featuring Coins, Medals & Motorbikes achieved fantastic results!
The star section of the sale, a part collection of vintage unrestored Triumph motorbikes sourced from Barnard Castle didn’t disappoint, grossing £9,000!
Most valuable among them, a 1967 Triumph Tiger Cub 500cc in purple sold to a telephone bidder at £3,400!
The other Tiger Cub models did well. A slightly earlier one manufactured in 1959 with 350cc in green and silver sold to a room bidder at £2,600! A 1970 249cc model in red and yellow sold to the same bidder at £1,650! A 1960 200cc in black also did well with a telephone bidder at £850!
We also had four lots of Triumph parts, engines and frames, which a telephone bidder snapped up for £430!
The vendor has more of them to come into our saleroom in September, so watch this space!
Most valuable amongst the coins and medals, a Royal Mint coin box with three half sovereign type coins sold for £220 to the internet!
Most valuable among the ceramics, an 18th Century cauliflower teapot attracted fierce bidding competition. The internet snapped it up at £800! From the same vendor, another 18th Century creamware teapot, this one in purple and white sold to the room for £220!
We also had a quantity of Lilliput Lane models and others owned by David Tate, the founder of Lilliput Lane, which sold for £120!
In the rings, a 18ct gold pale pink topaz and diamond chip ring sold on behalf of a local charity proved popular with the internet at £320!
Amongst the gold, a gold dolphin pendant and 2 gold necklaces weighing 10g gross did well at £110!
Following on from our previous success with Omega watches, a ladies Constellation stainless steel cased wristwatch with calendar function sold for £240! A quantity of watch movements and parts inc Omega and Tudor sold to the internet at £100!
A selection of 45 Dinky Corgi toys was snapped up by an internet bidder at £100!
We had a quantity of music systems, amps and tuners in for sale this time round. Most valuable among them, a Pioneer amp and tuner sold for £280! A Musical Fidelity separates music system amp, CD player, tuner and speakers sold for £130.
A mobility scooter with a new battery was popular with a commission bidder at £150!
Furniture did well. Consigned from a Penrith vendor, an expandable brass club fender with green leather upholstery did well with the internet at £340!
Most popular among the wardrobes, a triple mahogany example sold to the room for £110! An antique inlaid press on chest attracted plenty of bids, selling to a room bidder at £280! A pair of Laura Ashley ‘Rosalind’ bedside chests did well with the room at £110!
Amongst the settees, a late Victorian two-seater in a floral upholstery sold for £190.
Most popular amongst the tools, a Triton 2000 saw bench with 8” circular saw accessories sold for £250.
A quantity of mixed stoneware path edge tiles sold to the room for £180!
A pine saddle horse sold to a commission bid at £200!
From a house clearance, a 1930s oak chest of drawers together with a matching dressing chest sold to the internet at £140!
Our next auction is our 14th August How Bizarre, How Bizarre curated auction, catalogue to be online later today. We’re accepting entries now for our 21st August Books & Stamps, Interiors & Clearance auction 12-14th August.
We hope to see you for our next sale!