Our Vintage Tools & Machinery, Interiors & Clearance auction did well, attracting room buyers across the county!

The highest selling lot was a striking 9ct gold full hunter pocket watch, engraved Chief Inspector H J Smith Breham Sub Division 1914-1921, which sold to an internet buyer for £460.

Most valuable among the tools, a Spiers smoothing plane – G.M. Cap Iron attracted plenty of interest; an internet bidder snapped it up at £240. A Scheppach HM2 260 thicknesser did well with the room at £210. A Scheppach log splitter sold for £170!

Consigned from a vendor in Brougham, a large horse-drawn plough made by Ransome Simpson & Jefferies sold to the room for £170.

Two full welder bottles together with a trolley, cutter, flame heads and hoses sold to the room for £160!

Workbenches were popular. An internet bidder snapped up a Sjobergs example for £150. A beechwood workbench sold for £120.

From a house clearance in Kendal, a spool of electrical cable sold to the room for £120.

A Viceroy grinder/buffer sold to the room for £120.

Nine Record and other sash clamps stirred up room competition at £110.

Most popular among the jewellery, a floral brooch marked 18k sold to the internet for £170!

Miscellaneous items fetched healthy prices. A large antler chandelier sold to the internet for £180. A striking Victorian Shopkeeper’s set of scales marked W.T. Avery did well with the internet at £170. We had three radio-controlled paddle steam tugs in, collectively selling at £320!

Two single plug slave handcuffs market ‘Froggatt’ sold to the internet for £150. A Border Fine Arts Charolais Cow and Calf 710/750 had the room’s attention at £150.

A walnut stationery box sold to the internet for £150.

Furniture performed well. Pine is forever popular in our saleroom! A pine double wardrobe stole the limelight in the furniture section at £320. A similar one sold for £170. A farmhouse table sold to the room for £170. A butcher’s block on a pine stand sold for £160.

Captain type chairs are still doing well. A green leather example sold to the internet for £240.

A library table with three drawers sold for £160.

A 19th Century mahogany chest of drawers consigned from a vendor in Greystoke fetched £160.

The most wanted lot on, a light Ercol settee sold to the internet for £140.

Our next auction is our #curatedbypfk Country House Sale on 20th November. The one following will be 27th November: Christmas Jewellery, Silver & Wristwatches. We’ll be accepting items 18th-20th November.

If you have anything you would like valued please get in touch with us on 01768 890 781 or

We hope to see you for our next sale!


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