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Auction Description for Gorringes: Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables
Viewing Notes:
Friday 30th November 9am to 5pm Saturday 1st December 9am to 2pm Monday 3rd December 9am to 5pm

Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables

by Gorringes

Platinum House

729 lots with images

December 5, 2012

Live Auction

15 North Street

Lewes, BN7 2PD United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1273 472503

Fax: +44 (0)1273 479559

Email: clientservices@gorringes.co.uk

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A fine 19th century ormolu and agate paper knife, believed from the Rothschild family, Mentmore Towers, 9.5ins

Lot 1: A fine 19th century ormolu and agate paper knife, believed from the Rothschild family, Mentmore Towers, 9.5ins

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Description: A fine 19th century ormolu and agate paper knife, believed from the Rothschild family, Mentmore Towers, with pierced blade and dragon hilt in a fitted Hamilton, Crichton & Co velvet box with crowned 'R' insignia to lid, 9.5ins

Condition Report: Knife good. Box with wear to the velvet on the lid. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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Lighthouse thermometer, tower thermometer & pair candlesticks

Lot 2: Lighthouse thermometer, tower thermometer & pair candlesticks

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Description: A 19th century ivory lighthouse thermometer, retailed by William Moody Bell, Optician, Cheltenham, with a tower thermometer and a pair of ivory candlesticks, tallest 11.25in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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An 18th century South Staffordshire enamel box, 3.5in.

Lot 3: An 18th century South Staffordshire enamel box, 3.5in.

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Description: An 18th century South Staffordshire enamel box, decorated throughout with floral sprigs, 3.5in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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Two pill boxes

Lot 4: Two pill boxes

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Description: A late 18th century South Staffordshire enamelled pill box, decorated with a portrait of a lady, and a circular pill box decorated with music making figures, largest 2in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A late 19th century Swiss gold and pearl mounted enamelled pendant, largest 1.5ins

Lot 5: A late 19th century Swiss gold and pearl mounted enamelled pendant, largest 1.5ins

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Description: A late 19th century Swiss gold and pearl mounted enamelled pendant, depicting the infant Christ, title verso by P.Keynaui Genive with a pair of 19th century enamelled plaques of the Virgin Mary and an angel and another pendant miniature on ivory of a lady in an early gown, largest 1.5ins

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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An early 19th century French inkwell and matching blotter, 4.5in & 45.25in.

Lot 6: An early 19th century French inkwell and matching blotter, 4.5in & 45.25in.

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Description: An early 19th century French ormolu mounted stained green marble circular inkwell and matching blotter, 4.5in & 45.25in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A late 19th century Palais Royale gilt brass circular trinket box, 5.5 x 7.25in.

Lot 7: A late 19th century Palais Royale gilt brass circular trinket box, 5.5 x 7.25in.

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Description: A late 19th century Palais Royale gilt brass circular trinket box, inset with a porcelain plaque depicting a maiden with a Viennese enamelled mounted gilt metal timepiece modelled as a three fold screen, 5.5 x 7.25in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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An Edwardian silver mounted tortoiseshell tray, 11in.

Lot 8: An Edwardian silver mounted tortoiseshell tray, 11in.

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Description: An Edwardian silver mounted tortoiseshell tray, marks worn, 11in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A late 19th century French circular photograph frame, 7.75in.

Lot 9: A late 19th century French circular photograph frame, 7.75in.

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Description: A late 19th century French Palais Royale gilt brass circular photograph frame, 7.75in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A set of four mid 19th century bronze whist markers

Lot 10: A set of four mid 19th century bronze whist markers

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Description: A set of four mid 19th century bronze whist markers commemorating the victory of the Danish fleet at Eckernforde, April 5th 1849, in treen case

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A Chinese carved and red stained ivory chess set

Lot 11: A Chinese carved and red stained ivory chess set

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Description: A 19th century Chinese carved and red stained ivory chess set, with a mahogany and satinwood chess board and a later fitted mahogany box, kings 4.25in.

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A 19th century turned carved and stained ivory chess set, kings 3in.

Lot 12: A 19th century turned carved and stained ivory chess set, kings 3in.

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Description: A 19th century turned carved and stained ivory chess set, in a beech box, kings 3in.

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A late 19th century Jaques of London amboyna games compendium, kings 2.5in.; box 12.75in.

Lot 13: A late 19th century Jaques of London amboyna games compendium, kings 2.5in.; box 12.75in.

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Description: A late 19th century Jaques of London amboyna games compendium, with ivory chess set and draughts, each king stamped beneath, two rooks with crowns, and various playing cards, markers and counters, kings 2.5in.; box 12.75in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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An early 19th century Norwegian birchwood peg tankard, 9in.

Lot 14: An early 19th century Norwegian birchwood peg tankard, 9in.

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Description: An early 19th century Norwegian birchwood peg tankard, dated 1827 and initialled LS, with carved lion thumbpiece and feet, 9in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A late 18th century Italian carved giltwood and painted pine bust of a bishop Saint Augustine, 24 x 19in.

Lot 15: A late 18th century Italian carved giltwood and painted pine bust of a bishop Saint Augustine, 24 x 19in.

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Description: A late 18th century Italian carved giltwood and painted pine bust of a bishop Saint Augustine, the octagonal base painted saint Agosti ora pro nobis, 24 x 19in.

Condition Report: Saint- heavy wear to painted detailing throughout , noticeable on mitre at folds of cloak on left of front and back of figure which is drier and paler in appearance. Small cracks and larger crack (8ins) at back of saint, some old worm holes also at back of saint. Both ribbons which extend down from mitre are cracked and chipped, cracks to side of head, 5 old holes visible in lower part of bust, perhaps to fix it to present base. Base with general wear, but better than top in retaing its painted detail. Overall tired but fair. Crack running from neck down right side of chest. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A mid 19th century American folk art painted wood whirligig, 26in.

Lot 16: A mid 19th century American folk art painted wood whirligig, 26in.

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Description: A mid 19th century American folk art painted wood whirligig, modelled as a bearded man on later circular base, 26in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A 19th century carved softwood camel, 9.5ins

Lot 17: A 19th century carved softwood camel, 9.5ins

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Description: A 19th century carved softwood camel, with box hump, 9.5ins

Condition Report: A small chip to the upper lip of the camel, most of the small triangles as part of the dentil detailing on the base are either chipped or grazed, light age wear, generally grubby but essentially good. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A scratch built model of a tug 'Aquarius'

Lot 18: A scratch built model of a tug 'Aquarius'

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Description: A scratch built model of a tug 'Aquarius', by repute from the offices of the tug operator, lacking engine, 39in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A Victorian alabaster plaffonier, 16in. diam.

Lot 19: A Victorian alabaster plaffonier, 16in. diam.

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Description: A Victorian alabaster plaffonier, with gilt metal suspension fitting, 16in. diam.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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An unworked coco-de-mer nut, 11.5ins

Lot 20: An unworked coco-de-mer nut, 11.5ins

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Description: An unworked coco-de-mer nut, with seeds, 11.5ins

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A pair of Victorian reverse painted glass oval pictures, 13 x 10.5in.

Lot 21: A pair of Victorian reverse painted glass oval pictures, 13 x 10.5in.

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Description: A pair of Victorian reverse painted glass oval pictures, decorated with couples in gardens, 13 x 10.5in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A pair of Victorian collage pictures, 18 x 17in.

Lot 22: A pair of Victorian collage pictures, 18 x 17in.

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Description: A pair of Victorian collage pictures, one decorated with a shooting scene, the other with a child and animals in a parlour, maple frames, 18 x 17in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A small pine rocking horse, by Lines Bros, 34 x 36in.

Lot 23: A small pine rocking horse, by Lines Bros, 34 x 36in.

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Description: A small pine rocking horse, by Lines Bros, with later painted grey detailing, 34 x 36in.

Condition Report: FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A set of Britains Cameronians, no.1913,

Lot 24: A set of Britains Cameronians, no.1913,

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Description: A set of Britains Cameronians, no.1913, in original box

Condition Report: The soldiers are in very good condition with nominal paint wear / loss and no breaks. They appear to have been used very little and currently strung to the original cardboard backing, box with general wear, one corner with a slight tear and a bit squashed otherwise ok. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A Britains Indian Mountain Battery Regiment, no.2013,

Lot 25: A Britains Indian Mountain Battery Regiment, no.2013,

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Description: A Britains Indian Mountain Battery Regiment, no.2013, in original box with booklet

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A model pond yacht, circa 1930, 64ins. x 36ins.

Lot 26: A model pond yacht, circa 1930, 64ins. x 36ins.

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Description: A model pond yacht, circa 1930, built by William James Liffen, London, master ship & boat builder, with stand, 64ins. x 36ins.

Condition Report: We know this was built by William James Liffen as it was owned by the Liffen family and comes to auction by descent through the Liffen family, it was sailed on a number of regatta's in the London area and also used on The Serpentine and Black Heath pond. We do not have any more information from the vendors to provide. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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A boxed set of Britains lead soldiers,

Lot 27: A boxed set of Britains lead soldiers,

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Description: A boxed set of Britains lead soldiers, The Prince Albert Somerset Light Infantry 13th foot, no.17

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Six boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers,

Lot 28: Six boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers,

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Description: Six boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers, comprising, The Royal marines no.35, The Royal Marines no.97, British Infantry no.195, two sets of Grenadier Guards (Great Coats) no.312, Colours & Pioneers of the Scots Guards no.82

Condition Report: The Colours and Pioneers set - all with some slight chips or wear to paint, nothing serious but essentially lead figures are good, box with general light wear. Grenadier Guards - all with some minor chipping or wear to the paint, one with slightly larger spot to the headdress and the first guard in the left of the box with much of the green paint chipped on the bas, box with some scuffs and some surface loss to the label and one tear. Second Grenadier Guards set in brighter box with much more yellow to label, box in much fresher condition and the lead figures are in brighter condition with only nominal loss to paint however one of the rifles has broken at the wrist on one of the figures. British Infantry No.195 - minor paint chipping but essentially good, box with light scuffs and wear. Royal Marines no.97 - some paint chips and losses but essentially good, box with very nominal wear. Royal Marines no.35 - some nominal and chipping wear to paint nothing overly serious, box with some slight knocks and freying along edges but essentially fair. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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Five boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers,

Lot 29: Five boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers,

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Description: Five boxed sets of Britains lead soldiers, comprising Grenadier Guards no.111, The British Infantry no.258, The Royal Regiment of Artillery (Gunners) no.313, The Royal Marines no 97 and Band of the Royal Marines no.1291 with a Britains R.A. gun no.1201 and other loose petrol station accessories

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A Hornby Trains 0 gauge, no.40 tank locomotive,

Lot 30: A Hornby Trains 0 gauge, no.40 tank locomotive,

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Description: A Hornby Trains 0 gauge, no.40 tank locomotive, no.382011 with twenty two other boxed Hornby wagons and accessories and some loose track, see internet listing for full details

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GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of sixty one black and white photographs

Lot 31: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of sixty one black and white photographs

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of sixty one black and white photographs spanning her career, to include seven signed photographs, another signed by Gracie & Boris Aperovidi; with a Gracie Fields blotter and other related pictures (Qty)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: A collection film stills & scripts

Lot 32: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection film stills & scripts

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of two hundred and fifty black and white film stills from 'Keep Smiling' and one hundred and forty four from 'We're Going to be Rich', with two other film camera scripts (4) NOW WITH, a large quantity of black and white photographs from 'Queen of Hearts' in one box and other loose photographs (qty)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of personal letters

Lot 33: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of personal letters

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of twenty nine personal letters from Gracie to Mary and Ding, handwritten and signed or typed and signed, between 1944-79, detailing personal and family issues, events, requests, views and WWII movements, many from La Canzone de Mare

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of letters, personal accounts, 'The Haven' letters and other ephemera,

Lot 34: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of letters, personal accounts, 'The Haven' letters and other ephemera,

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of letters, personal accounts, 'The Haven' letters and other ephemera, to include letters from Bert, Aza, Limited Agency, an interesting letter to her manager dated Dec. 29th 1937 listing monies for 20th century Fox films, Harold Fielding and Forties & Company Limited; also to include a pair of her tap shoes (Qty)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of greeting and Christmas cards and theatre / production programmes,

Lot 35: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of greeting and Christmas cards and theatre / production programmes,

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of greeting and Christmas cards and theatre / production programmes, many signed, (Qty)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of sheet music,

Lot 36: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of sheet music,

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of sheet music, some with annotations, theatre programmes and scrap albums, the latter dated between 1959-64, (Qty)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of twenty five early sample records and personal records 78's and acetates,

Lot 37: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of twenty five early sample records and personal records 78's and acetates,

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: A collection of twenty five early sample records and personal records 78's and acetates, some possibly never released, the earliest dated 26th-6-28, Serenata, Gracie Fields and Orchestra, the latter c.1955; with one hundred and eight later 78's and records, (Qty)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: 'A presentation album of eight HMV acetates

Lot 38: GRACIE FIELDS: 'A presentation album of eight HMV acetates

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: 'A presentation album of eight HMV acetates of 'A Happy Evening with the Troops 19th October 1939'; with another presentation album of seven acetates from the 'Gracie Fields Tribute Concert' at the Albert Hall, 28th October, 1938 (2)

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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GRACIE FIELDS: Five albums of records and acetates, a.f.

Lot 39: GRACIE FIELDS: Five albums of records and acetates, a.f.

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Description: GRACIE FIELDS: Five albums of records and acetates, to include a mixed record album embossed G.F. 1st War broadcast Oct. 11th 1939 which includes The Biggest Aspdistra, (Qty), a.f.

Condition Report: This is one lot from a collection of correspondence, keepsakes and souvenirs collected by Mary Davey who was Gracie's lifelong friend, travelling companion and confidante. Ding Davey was Mary's husband. As such, this collection offers possibly the most revealing insight into the private thoughts,hopes and desires of Gracie Fields ever to be released into the public domain. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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The Beatles: Hard Days Night Dick James demo disc acetate,

Lot 40: The Beatles: Hard Days Night Dick James demo disc acetate,

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Description: The Beatles: Hard Days Night Dick James demo disc acetate, 7 inch single

Condition Report: Disc has some cracking to the surface and scratching, there is some flaking at the outer edge and label is lightly grubby, reverse also with many cracks to the acetate and one small chip to the surface, it appears that it has not been in a sleeve for many years, no history to accompany this other than it comes from a Deceased estate in Brighton. This is a genuine Dick James test pressing one sided acetate of aluminium. As Found. - This is not in good condition. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,

Lot 41: POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,

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Description: POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition, one of 100 copies, full page colour illustration by Edward Burra, tartan boards, privately printed, London 1934

Condition Report: Corners lightly worn, spine slightly faded and lightly rubbed along the top and bottom, a few slight marks to the back of the backboard and also to the front of the back of the backboard, pages evenly browned but essentially internally clean and bright. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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FARLANE (C), CONSTANTINOPLE IN 1828,

Lot 42: FARLANE (C), CONSTANTINOPLE IN 1828,

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Description: FARLANE (C), CONSTANTINOPLE IN 1828, with hand coloured frontis, three plates, a sepia plate and double black and white plate, later 3/4 leather, London, Saunders, 1829

Condition Report: 3/4 leather re-bind with marble boards, slightly scuffed but essentially in good clean condition, new endpapers all clean and bright, re-bound by Lloyds Llangunllo. Frontis plate with some foxing and offsetting of title page, other foxing and damp marks throughout the text pages, one of the coloured plates with some offsetting of the text, the others good, overall ok. PLEASE NOTE FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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PALLAS (P), TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PROVINCES OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE,

Lot 43: PALLAS (P), TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PROVINCES OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE,

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Description: PALLAS (P), TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTHERN PROVINCES OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE, 2 vols, with 52 engraved plates of which 45 are hand coloured, 28 vignettes and three folding maps only, later 3/4 leather, London, 1802

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STAFFORD (W), HISTORY OF THE WAR IN RUSSIA AND TURKEY,

Lot 44: STAFFORD (W), HISTORY OF THE WAR IN RUSSIA AND TURKEY,

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Description: STAFFORD (W), HISTORY OF THE WAR IN RUSSIA AND TURKEY, folding plates and engravings, Peter Jackson, no date; with, CASSELL'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF INDIA, 2 vols, gilt red cloths (3)

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CLARKE (H), AN IMPARTIAL HISTORY OF THE NAVAL, MILITARY AND POLITICAL EVENTS IN EUROPE,

Lot 45: CLARKE (H), AN IMPARTIAL HISTORY OF THE NAVAL, MILITARY AND POLITICAL EVENTS IN EUROPE,

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Description: CLARKE (H), AN IMPARTIAL HISTORY OF THE NAVAL, MILITARY AND POLITICAL EVENTS IN EUROPE, 2 vols, 2 engraved titles, 12 maps and 44 plates, full tree calf, Brightly and Childs [1816]

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LYTTLETON (G), THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND,

Lot 46: LYTTLETON (G), THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND,

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Description: LYTTLETON (G), THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND, 3 vols, 4 maps (1 torn), 121 engraved plates and portraits, full calf, Stratford, 1808

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DUGDALE (W), MONASTICON ANGLICANUM,

Lot 47: DUGDALE (W), MONASTICON ANGLICANUM,

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Description: DUGDALE (W), MONASTICON ANGLICANUM, 3 vols in one, (x), 331, (xii), title in red and black, 15 engraved plates, London, Sam Keble, 1693

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ORME (R), A HISTORY OF THE MILITARY TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH NATION IN INDOSTAN,

Lot 48: ORME (R), A HISTORY OF THE MILITARY TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH NATION IN INDOSTAN,

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Description: ORME (R), A HISTORY OF THE MILITARY TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH NATION IN INDOSTAN, 3 vols, numerous folding engraved plates and maps, London, Wingrave, 1803 (vol I badly damp damaged and the begining, a/f not subject to return)

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CHARLES DICKENS, a collection of eight first editions in book form,

Lot 49: CHARLES DICKENS, a collection of eight first editions in book form,

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Description: CHARLES DICKENS, a collection of eight first editions in book form, comprising, THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, 1837; BLEAK HOUSE, 1853; LITTLE DORRIT, 1857; DAVID COPPERFIELD, 1859; OUR MUTUAL FRIEND, 2 vols in one, 1865; NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, 1839; DOMBEY AND SON, 1848; LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT, 1844; with a new edition of Oliver Twist, 1846; and, SKETCHES BY BOZ, 3rd ed, 1837 (3)

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DULAC (E), illus, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, signed limited edition, no 322/1000,

Lot 50: DULAC (E), illus, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, signed limited edition, no 322/1000,

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Description: DULAC (E), illus, THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, signed limited edition, no 322/1000, with 30 tipped in colour plates, gilt leather, Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]

Condition Report: Leather board are lightly worn at the corners, spine is lightly creased with heavier wear to the leather at the top and the bottom of the spine which has freyed and there are chips at the top to the leather at the top of the spine and generally rubbing down the external gutters, internally endpapers are browned, a very tiny small little nick to the bottom left of the second plate in or The Company Returned to the Royal Palace to find a great feast arrayed. One plate with a small crease about 1 inch in length to the bottom left corner, this plate is 'She was drive away beside herself with joy'. A very slight knock to the bottom right corner of the plate 'The Kings son lead her through the gardens', a 2 - 2.5 inch crease to the bottom left corner of the plate entitled 'The Prime Minister was kept very busy', a smaller crease of about 1 inch in length to the bottom left corner of 'She found herself face to face'. All other plates good and every plate has its tissue guard. Text pages clean and bright. FURTHER IMAGES ALREADY AVAILABLE AT WWW.GORRINGES.CO.UK Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

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