Our 10th July Musical Instruments & Recordings auction achieved fantastic results!

The highest selling lot was a beautiful Blüthner VIII rosewood cased Aliquot Boudoir grand piano which provided a sensational soundtrack throughout viewing! Consigned from a private vendor in Penrith, it sold for £3,000!

We had a single owner collection of vintage jukeboxes consigned for this sale as restoration projects. An AMI 1-200 jukebox, model no. JCH 100 sold to the room for £1,800! A rare piano model of a 1950s Seeburg Selectomatic jukebox model no. HF100R-0 sold to the internet for £1,000! An AMI jukebox model no. 500, with a rare Commonwealth of Kentucky Amusement Machine License No. 14227 Expires June 30 1960 sold to an internet bidder at £500. A striking Rock-Ola jukebox model no. 430 on a chromed stand sold for £420. A Bal-Ami 1955 High Fidelity Multi-Horn jukebox sold for £400 to the internet. Another Bal-Ami did well, this one a Junior jukebox at £300!

A Cammeyer Vibrante Royal banjo no. 5511 270 with mother of pearl inlaid fret sold to the internet for £220! An antique Victoria wooden flute and case sold for £140! A 19th Century G Jones 24 Concertina with a mahogany case sold for £140. A Yamaha APX4 12 string Electro acoustic guitar sold for £140.

A Pedaltrain Metro and various pedals exceeded expectations at £110! A Fender Chorus guitar amp sold to the internet for £100!

As always our Interiors & Clearance auction followed the specialist section and provided many highlights.

Gold is still doing well. A 9ct gold bracelet with a heart shaped padlock clasp and swastika charm sold for £160. A large quantity of costume jewellery and cigarette lighters etc sold to the internet for £110!

Most valuable amongst the camera lenses, 2 Leitz lenses and a Canon lens had an internet bidder in the Netherlands competing against a phone bidder in Singapore. Singapore snapped it up at £550!

A 19th Century papier mache casket of medieval design together with a Georgian mahogany tea caddy sold for £220! An 18th Century oak bible box dated 1763 racked up room bids, selling at £150!

A 1872 East, South and North Fells Shepherds Guide, published W. Ward, Barnard Castle sold for £170 to the internet! Among the milk churns, a Lunehead creamery Kirkby Stephen liner stirred up room competition at £260!

Among the ceramics, two Whitefriars vases did well. A tangerine Drunken Bricklayer vase by Geoffrey Baxter sold to the internet at £160. An indigo hoop vase also by Baxter sold for £120.

Most popular among the rugs, a large pair of signed Kashan pictorial examples sold to an internet bidder for £1,200!

Most valuable among the furniture, a Victorian brass bound campaign chest consigned from a house clearance attracted plenty of interest. It sold to a telephone bidder at £900!

Tables were also popular. From a house clearance, a 19th Century oak refectory table with planked top and cleated ends sold to a commission bidder for £500! A French oak serving table with label to underside ‘Garde-Meuble Maple’ sold for £500!

From a deceased estate, an 18th Century oak circular occasional table sold for £150!

We had a collection of eight lots of Windsor chairs consigned to us from a vendor in Lazonby, all of which did well. They sold to the same room bidder for a collective £2,630!

A late Victorian inlaid mahogany chaise longue sold to the internet for £150!

Following on from the success of our Garden section in our last sale, a Mountfield ride-on lawn mower Hydro 1436H sold to the internet for £440! A 6.5HP generator sold for £140! A wooden garden bridge sold to the internet for £130!

A Waring & Gillows cabinet created plenty of fierce room competition, finally selling for £420!

An 18th Century oak dresser with a rack sold for £400 to a commission bidder.

Chest of drawers fetched healthy prices. A 19th Century oak miniature example with replaced handles did well with the room at £160. A George III mahogany chest of drawers sold to the internet for £150.

Our next auction is 24th July Cumbria & The Lakes, Interiors & Clearance. We’ll be accepting entries 15-17th July.

We hope to see you for the sale!


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