Our 30th October Fine Wines & Spirits auction fetched healthy prices!
The highest selling lot attracted numerous new room buyers to our saleroom, creating plenty of competition! Consigned from a house clearance in Windermere, an elegant reproduction four poster bed sold to the room for £1,000!
Most popular among the wine, four 75cl bottles of Faiveley La Combe d’Orveau Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru dated 2005 sold to the internet for £240.
The highlights of the wine section were consigned from a single vendor in Winscales. Two 75cl bottles Faiveley Echezeaux Grand Cru dated 2004 sold for £170. Two 75cl bottles of Mascarelli Monprivato Barolo dated 2000 also sold to the internet for £220. Four 75cl bottles Drouhin Charmes-Chamertin dated 1999 sold for £200. Two 75cl bottles Drouhin Les Petits Monts Vosne-Romanee 2002 sold for £150. Two bottles dated 2004 did well at £100. Five bottles of Domaine Mazilly Pere et Fils Meursault 2006 sold to the internet for £120.
Most popular among the selection of Port, a 70cl bottle of 1945 vintage port without a label sold for £140.
Jewellery performed well. Most wanted, an Omega Constellation automatic wristwatch sold to a bidder in Amsterdam for £380. A yellow metal mounted sovereign coin pendant and chain wasn’t far behind at £340. Four pocket watches were popular with the room at £320. A 9ct gold curb-linked bracelet with a heart-shaped padlock clasp sold for £260.
Most valuable among the clocks, a Jaegar leCoultre brass Atmos mantel clock sold to an internet bidder for £750!
Following on from our previous success with Brompton bikes, a folding bicycle sold for £420!
Religious items did well. An internet bidder snapped up an early oil painting of the Madonna for £300. A religious icon reportedly from Ashton under Lyne Chapel sold for £260.
A room bidder snapped up a cupid figure for £120.
Always popular in our saleroom, a Welsh tapestry blanket sold for £110.
An assortment of 20 postcards, stamps and newspapers did well at £120.
Furniture fetched some fantastic prices!
Ercol did well. An Ercol three-piece suite sold to the room for £420. A light elm day bed frame sold for £400 to the internet. From a deceased estate, four Ercol type elm seated stick-back chairs sold for £260. A coffee table did well at £110.
Consigned from a private vendor in Kirkby Stephen, a pair of 19th Century mahogany Egyptian Revival bookcases sold to an internet bidder at £340.
A large pine library four-drawer table sold for £260.
From a deceased estate, a Victorian pine ‘Scotch’ chest of drawers sold to the room for £220.
A merchant’s chest reportedly used in a hat shop in Lewes, East Sussex sold to a room bidder for £200.
Consigned from a vendor in Preston, a teak sideboard proved popular with the internet at £170.
Our next auction is 13th November Vintage Tools & Machinery, and entries are accepted 4th-6th November. The following auction is our last #curatedbypfk auction of the year on the 20th November.
We hope to see you for our next sale!