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19th cent. Copper hot water bottle x 6, preservin

Lot 42: 19th cent. Copper hot water bottle x 6, preservin

by Henry Aldridge & Son

March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Devizes, United Kingdom

Description: 19th cent. Copper hot water bottle x 6, preserving pan, etc.

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A Dog's Life (First National, 1918). Lobby Card Set of

Lot 86496: A Dog's Life (First National, 1918). Lobby Card Set of

by Heritage Auctions

March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM CST

Dallas, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $6,000

Description: A Dog's Life (First National, 1918). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14"). Down on his luck, Charlie finds an only friend -- a dog named Scraps -- to accompany him as they search for food. Along the way, Charlie meets a cabaret girl (played by longtime Chaplin co-star Edna Purviance) with whom he falls in love. Eventually, Charlie recovers some stolen money and buys a farm where he and his girl can live with their little dog. This was Chaplin's first picture for First National. We think it's fair to say that Charlie Chaplin was the world's most renowned comedian and his image was so unique that people who have never seen one of his films still know who he is. His impact on the cinema was profound, making his posters and lobby cards still highly valued -- nearly one hundred years later! It's been since 2003 that Heritage presented a complete lobby set from the film, and these are some of the best cards from this period in Chaplin's career. The title card shows light toning along the edges, one scene card has a repaired bottom left corner chip with archival tape on the verso, and the remaining cards appear virtually unused. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal Semi-Automatic Pistol

Lot 846: Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal Semi-Automatic Pistol

by Rock Island Auction Company

April 24, 2015, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,200

Description: Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal Semi-Automatic Pistol Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal Semi-Automatic Pistol Manufactured in Spain as part of the early 20th century cottage industry in the Eibar region. Commonly termed "Ruby" pistols, these were primarily made for export to surrounding European nations and to the United States. This particular manufacturer did some contract work for the French military. With fixed sights, smooth molded grips and a lanyard ring at the heel. Manufacturer: Zulaica M Model: Royal BBL: 5 1/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 32 ACP Finish: blue Grips: plastic Serial Number: 75048 Class: Curio & Relic Handgun Condition: Poor with only very small traces of blue finish displaying a primarily dark pitted patina. Most markings are obliterated. Grips are likely poor replacements with off sized screw holes and a missing screw on the left panel. Mechanically fair. Magazine is absent. B) Spanish Fabrique D'armes De Grand Precision Semi-Automatic Pistol Manufactured in Spain as part of the early 20th century cottage industry in the Eibar region. Commonly termed "Ruby" pistols, these were primarily made for export to surrounding European nations and to the United States, generally under names which would give the illusion of French or Belgian origin. With fixed sights, "ROYAL" molded grips and a lanyard ring at the heel. Firing pin is absent. Manufacturer: Grand Precision Fabrique D'armes De Model: unknown BBL: 3 1/4 inch round Stock: Gauge: 7.65 mm auto Finish: blue Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 22550 Class: Curio & Relic Handgun Condition: Good overall with scattered areas of edge wear, thinning finish, small nicks and dings and some deeper scratches. Grips are good with clear lettering and well defined checkering. The left panel is cracked at the top screw. Mechanically fine.

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Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal 12 Shot Semi-Automatic Pistol

Lot 3400: Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal 12 Shot Semi-Automatic Pistol

by Rock Island Auction Company

April 26, 2015, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,300

Description: Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal 12 Shot Semi-Automatic Pistol Collector's Lot of Two Spanish Semi-Automatic Pistols -A) M. Zulaica Royal 12 Shot Semi-Automatic Pistol Manufactured in Spain as part of the early 20th century cottage industry in the Eibar region. Commonly termed "Ruby" pistols, these were primarily made for export to surrounding European nations and to the United States. This particular manufacturer did some contract work for the French military. With fixed sights, checkered hardwood grips and a lanyard ring at the heel. This is a less common "ROYAL" variant with a short slide and 12 round magazine. Manufacturer: Zulaica M Model: Royal BBL: 4 1/2 inch round Stock: Gauge: 7.65 mm auto Finish: blue Grips: hardwood Serial Number: 49904 Class: Curio & Relic Handgun Condition: Fair overall displaying a primarily brown/gray patina with some light scattered pitting. Markings are clear and legible. Grips are fair with well defined though smoothed checkering and some small dents. Mechanically needs some adjustments as the slide will not cycle. B) Spanish M. Zulaica Royal Semi-Automatic Pistol Manufactured in Spain as part of the early 20th century cottage industry the Eibar region. Commonly termed "Ruby" pistols, these were primarily made for export to surrounding European nations and to the United States. This particular manufacturer did some contract work for the French military. With fixed sights, checkered "ROYAL" molded grips and a lanyard ring at the heel. Magazine is absent. Manufacturer: Zulaica M Model: Royal BBL: 3 1/8 inch round Stock: Gauge: 7.65 mm auto Finish: blue Grips: hard rubber Serial Number: 62460 Class: Curio & Relic Handgun Condition: Fine with 60% original blue finish. The left side of the slide displays a large area of thinning finish, spotting and mild pitting. There are some small areas of edge wear. Grips are also fine with clear lettering and well defined checkering. Mechanically fine.

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Canada 1985 silver dollar National Parks #13491v2

Lot 1316: Canada 1985 silver dollar National Parks #13491v2

by 21st Century Auctions

March 29, 2015, 9:30 AM PST

SAUGUS, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $45 - $60

Description: Canada 1985 silver dollar National Parks **|**|** Canada 1985 silver dollar National Parks #13491v2

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ABDUL LATIFF MOHIDIN (b. 1941), Green Landscape (Rimba Series), 2000, Oil on canvas

Lot 80: ABDUL LATIFF MOHIDIN (b. 1941), Green Landscape (Rimba Series), 2000, Oil on canvas

by Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers

March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM SGT

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Estimated Price: MYR200,000 - MYR300,000

Description: "Let us say I begin from intuition.. Something that does not yet have logic or a rational basis... A shadow in the mind or a motion in the heart, a pulse of contemplation as yet unnamed... Only a deep and natural heartbeat..." - Abdul Latiff Mohidin Abdul Latiff Mohidin's core values are evident in his resolute approach to delve into nature and escape the moral stain of politics. He is able to pursue his direction with such immense confidence due to the fact that he is fully aware of his roots. He understands his inspirations and most importantly, he recognises and accepts his personal being, just as we are all the children of nature. "You have to come back to nature. There's a magnificence and glory in the whole experience and nature is a very strong factor of enabling my work. I think about it in a way where the many memories and experiences of life are reduced to a lump of mud, a single leaf or one drop of water. And that drop of something is where the secrets are kept, to the spectacle of life," the artist explains. Green Landscape is a magnificent visual outcome of this belief, a tangible visualisation of the artist's mind aimed to create an eternal representation of life on canvas. Broad brush marks of bright buttery yellow form the solid base of multilayer, powerful gestural brush strokes in green and ochre - clashing its dominance with the employment of drip technique made famous by American abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock - resulting in harmonious chaos. A yellow image resembling the alphabet 'W' in the background perhaps representing a tree trunk is the central motif that captures the viewer's eyes. Swirled in a dizzying yet soothing motion, the viewer is lost in the lushness of conceptual foliage while the creator seeks solace in the making. The positive traits of the palette include balance and harmony; it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. Abdul Latiff Mohidin casts a giant shadow in the world of art and literature. In 1973, he was the youngest Malaysian artist to be accorded a Retrospective by the National Art Gallery and was granted an incredible second Retrospective from 2012 to 2013 showcasing more than 300 works in various media produced over six decades. He received his art training at the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunst in Berlin (1960 - 1964). On his return, he made his famous expedition around Southeast Asia including Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia. He won Second Prize (Graphic) in the 1968 Salon Malaysia. He advanced his studies in printmaking at the Atelier La Courrier in Paris (French Ministry scholarship, 1969) and the Pratt Institute in New York (John D. Rockefeller III scholarship, 1969). He is also a published poet with books including Sungai Mekong (1971), Kembara Malam (1974), Serpihan Dari Pendalaman (1979), Pesisir Waktu (1981), and Sajak-Sajak Dinihari (1996). He won the Malaysian Literary Awards consecutively from 1972 to 1976 and again in 1984 and 1986, and the coveted Southeast Asian Writers Award in Bangkok (1984). He was Guest Writer of the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka in 1988, a Creative Fellow at Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1977, and a guest artist at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1980. He has translated Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's classical German play Faust into Bahasa in 2013. He was also the founder and guiding spirit of the artist's co-operative, Anak Alam (Children of Nature). His past major series of exhibitions included Rimba (1998), Voyage (2007) andSerangga (2013). In 2014, he held two exhibitions in celebration of his 73rd birthday entitled Latiff Mohidin - Seascape, Recent Paintings (2010 - 2014) held in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. REFERENCE Pago-Pago to Gelombang: 40 Years of Latiff Mohidin, Singapore Art Museum, 1994. L.I.N.E. Latiff Mohidin: From Point To Point, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, 1993 (translated by Adibah Amin).

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A NATION RISING HARD COVER BOOK

Lot 47: A NATION RISING HARD COVER BOOK

by Bridge City Auctions

March 29, 2015, 4:00 PM PST

Lake Oswego, OR, USA

Description: none

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Small Carved Wood Kashkul, Persia, late 18th Century

Lot 9: Small Carved Wood Kashkul, Persia, late 18th Century

by Auctionata AG

April 20, 2015, 2:00 PM CET

Berlin, Germany

Estimated Price: €1,200 - €1,500

Description: Carved woodPersia, late 18th Century Signed 'Sepahi-zadeh al-Sayyed Khalil Dede'Dated '213 Hidjra'Inscription as a call to GodWith old collection label and number (F.R. Martin)Length: 16 cmGood state of preservation according to ageProvenance: ex-collection F.R. Martin, thence Austrian private collectionThis well-preserved wooden kashkul begging bowl in typical nutlike form is extensively carved all-over with inscriptions and foliage. The underside is adorned with a five-pointed star, a symbol for the five pillars of Islam. The inscription 'la fata illa 'ali la sayf illa dhu'l-faqar' - a call to God, Muhammad and the Twelve Imams - translates into 'There is no youth [as brave as] 'Ali, no sword [as sharp as] dhu'l-faqar'. The sword, given by the prophet Muhammad to his son in law Ali ibn Abi Talib is one of the most important symbols in Shi'ite belief and it is attributed with magical powers. The kashkul bowl is signed 'work of Sepahi-zadeh al-Sayyed Khalil Dede' and dated '[1] 213 AH/1798-9 AD'. Begging bowls of this kind were used by so-called dervishes, Sufi ascetics, to collect alms. These mendicants had chosen a life in poverty and modesty rejecting any kind of material wealth.The begging bowl is in a good state of preservation according to its age. The underside shows a hole and the reverse shows a burn mark. On the inside there is an old collection label with number. The bowl measures 16 cm in length.Collection F.R. MartinAt the turn of the Century the Swedish scholar and art historian Fredrik Robert Martin (1868-1933) travelled through much of Persia. By the 1920s he had compiled an extensive and historically important collection of Islamic art, illustrating the craftsmanship of bygone dynasties. During his lifetime F.R. Martin authored many books on the subject of Islamic arts and crafts. Many of the items from the collection, about which an extensive catalogue was published, are nowadays held in the Medelhavsmuseet and the Ethnographical Museum in Stockholm. Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (American, 1867-1959) Residence of M

Lot 67006: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (American, 1867-1959) Residence of M

by Heritage Auctions

March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM CST

Dallas, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $700

Description: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT (American, 1867-1959) Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Avery Coonley, Riverside, Illinois, 1908 Lithograph on paper 11-1/2 x 21-1/2 inches (29.2 x 54.6 cm) Pl. LVII Embossed with artist's blindstamp center left Stamped by Burnham Library, Art Institute of Chicago, on verso Printed and published by Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin Built 1908, first zoned plan US National Historic Landmark PROVENANCE: Spaced: Gallery of Architecture, New York.

Condition Report: Overall paper disocloration with a few spots of possible surface grime near edges; very faint scattered handling creases; otherwise, no visible condition issues. Sheet size measures 15-1/4 x 24-3/4 inches. Matted to an overall size of 20 x 28 inches. Not framed.

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Magyar vigszinház-reszvenytarsasag / Ungarisches Lustspieltheater

Lot 86: Magyar vigszinház-reszvenytarsasag / Ungarisches Lustspieltheater

by HWPH Historisches Wertpapierhaus AG

April 18, 2015, 11:00 AM CET

Wuerzburg, Germany

Estimated Price: €240 - €350

Description: Budapest, 1 July 1895, Registered share of 400 Crowns, #845, 21.7 x 35.7 cm, blue, green-grey, folds, rest of coupons attached, stamps, pictures of the theatre, rarity from an old collection.Budapest, 01.07.1895, Namensaktie über 400 Kronen, #845, 21,7 x 35,7 cm, blau, grün-grau, Knickfalten, KR angeheftet, Stempel, Abbildung des Theaters, Rarität aus einer alten Sammlung!The Comedy Theatre of Budapest (natively Vígszínház) is a theatre in Budapest. Starting round about 1895 as an opposition to the conservative National Theatre, it became a pioneer institution of Hungarian drama, and one of the oldest theatres still in operation.Das Vígszínház, zu deutsch: Lustspieltheater, wurde um 1895 in Budapest erbaut. Das Theater erfreute sich seinerzeit beim Budapester Bürgertum großer Beliebtheit, da es mit seiner Modernität Abwechslung vom konservativen Nationaltheater bot.Countries:UngarnRegion:Europa

Condition Report: VF

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Lot 2535: Adhemar,J.

by Kiefer Buch- und Kunstauktionen

April 24, 2015, 11:00 AM CET

Pforzheim, Germany

Estimated Price: €0 - €75

Description: Adhemar,J. (Prints from the Mourlot Press. Exhibition sponsored by the French Embassy circulated by the Traveling Exhibition Service of the national Collection of Fine Arts Smithsonian Institution 1964-1965. (Paris, Mourlot, 1964). 4°. Mit 12 (von 18) meist ganzs. farb. Orig.-Lithographien u. 4 ganzs. farb. Abb. Okart. (Ohne OU. u. Vdeckel). Eines von 2000 (ges. 2200) Ex. auf Velin d'Arches. - Erste Ausgabe dieses Katalogs zur Ausstellung der Mourlot Press in den U.S.A. mit einem Vorwort von Jean Adhemar und einem Nachwort von Fernand Mourlot. - Mit Original-Lithographien von Joan Miro; Andre Beaudin; Maurice Esteve; Paul Guiramand; Richard Florsheim; Bernard Cathelin; Andre Brasilier; Maurice Brianchon; Jean Cocteau; Andre Minaux; Alexandre Calder; Akira Kito; u. Alfred Manessier. - Es fehlen die Lithos von Chagall, Picasso, Matisse, Jenkins, Calder u. Giacometti. Tls. gelockert o. lose. Gekauft wie besichtigt.

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Jacques Villon Color Lithograph

Lot 234: Jacques Villon Color Lithograph

by Gordon S. Converse & Co.

April 24, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Malvern, PA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $800

Description: Jacques Villon (French, 1875 -1963) was a cubist painter and printmaker. A strong signature, lower left. Many museums represent Villon: the San Francisco Fine Arts Museum; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Columbus Museum of Art; NY Museum of Modern Art; University of Michigan Museum of Art ); National Gallery of Art.; Art Gallery of New South Wales; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; and Musée Jenisch. Sight 9 1/2" X 6 1/2", Frame 15" x 12"Shipping:We are able to pack and ship this item to an address in the United States for $50.00 via USPS Priority Mail or via FedEx Ground/Home Delivery. Tracking information will be sent to your email address. This price does not include insurance. If you require insurance you will need to ship through a third party. Please inquire about international shipping costs.

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Jordan, Jack (American, 1928) Oil painting Sitting Bear

Lot 300: Jordan, Jack (American, 1928) Oil painting Sitting Bear

by Royal Crest Auctioneers

April 12, 2015, 9:30 AM PST

Gardena, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $800

Description: An oil on board portrait painting of famed War Chief Sitting Bear by artist Jack Jordan. Part of his "Heroes Of The West" Collection signed J Jordan (lower right). Sitting Bear was a brave leader of the Kiowas who earned respect of his people who knew him as a man of grace and dignity. Native American Indian. Jack Jordan attended the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, paying his way by selling western paintings. His works include landscapes, western themes and portraits. Jordan is a premier oil painter whose work has appeared in national magazines and many galleries in the U.S. and Mexico. Measures: 11 inch x 16 inch (25.5 x 22 inch framed) Domestic Shipping : $45

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DOX THRASH (1893-1965) Afternoon Chat.

Lot 26: DOX THRASH (1893-1965) Afternoon Chat.

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 2, 2015, 2:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Description: DOX THRASH (1893-1965) Afternoon Chat. Pencil on cream wove paper, circa 1939. 267x216 mm; 10 1/2x8 1/2 inches, full margins, with tackholes at the sheet corners. Signed in pencil, lower right. Provenance: acquired directly from the artistp; thence by descent, private collection. The drawing was a study for the same-titled color carborundum relief etching, for which only two impressions exist. The traced pencil markings in the drawing, in fact, reveal that this drawing was used to transfer the design on to the copper plate. Ittman notes that the copper plate is in the collection of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Ittmann 140.

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DOX THRASH  (1893 - 1965) Sunday Afternoon.

Lot 27: DOX THRASH (1893 - 1965) Sunday Afternoon.

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 2, 2015, 2:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: DOX THRASH (1893 - 1965) Sunday Afternoon. Etching, circa 1941. 267x216 mm; 10 1/2x8 1/2 inches. An extremely scarce proof, with extensive hand-wiping, plate tone and inky edges. We have not located any other impressions of this very scarce print. Sunday Afternoon is strikingly similar to Thrash's earlier print from his WPA period, Sunday Morning, which depicts a woman with an umbrella walking towards a church. In this proof, the woman is walking the opposite direction and Thrash added a young girl trailing behind her to the composition. Ittmann describes and illustrates the print's copper plate which is in the collection of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. We have not located any other impressions of this print. Ittmann 28.

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WILLIAM LAWRENCE COMPTON KOLAWOLE (1931 -  ) Two untitled etchings.

Lot 85: WILLIAM LAWRENCE COMPTON KOLAWOLE (1931 - ) Two untitled etchings.

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 2, 2015, 2:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: WILLIAM LAWRENCE COMPTON KOLAWOLE (1931 - ) Two untitled etchings. Both printed on cream wove paper, 1969. 495x349 mm; 19 1/2x13 3/4 inches, full margins. Signed, dated, and numbered 10/4 in pencil, lower margin * 635x381 mm; 25x15 inches, full margins. Signed, dated, and numbered 10/9 in pencil, lower margin. Kolawole lived in Munich in the 1960s before returning to the U.S. His work has been included in a number of museum exhibitions, including Afro-American Artists Abroad, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, and the monograph Black Artists on Art ,Vol. 1 by Samella Lewis and Ruth Waddy in 1969. More recently, he was included in the 2006 abstract survey Something to Look Forward To, organized by painter Bill Hutson, which traveled to the California African American Museum and the Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY.

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Cotswold FDC collection in Eight Huge cover albums. There are 7 green 1 bla

Lot 1: Cotswold FDC collection in Eight Huge cover albums. There are 7 green 1 bla

by Chaucer Covers & Auctions

April 4, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Folkestone, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £600

Description: Cotswold FDC collection in Eight Huge cover albums. There are 7 green 1 black albums with gold Cotswold Covers logo on spine which would each take hundreds of covers as they have a fold over flap and push stud fastenings. There must be worth £20 - 30 plus there are lots of Cotswold FDCs with lots catalogued at £8 plus, commemoratives and definitives cat up to £30. The catalogue value must be massive. The first Album 1980-80 Starts Jan 1980 Birds with 30 odd covers inc Railways, London 1980, Famous Women, Q Mum, Sport, 1981 Disabled, good few definitives, Butterflies, National Trust, Fishing Royal Wedding. Album 2 covers 1982- 84. 59 cover with a number of Definitives mainly Windsor postmarks, inc £1.30 FDC 3/8/83 E16 pmk cat £10, 1983 £1.60 Cat £8, FDCs in Darwin, Scout, Theatre, Maritime, Cars, Info Tech, couple of Coin covers, 1983 Fishes, Commonwealth, Army, Gardens, Fairs, 1984 Heraldry, 1984 FRAMA labels on cover with valuable postmarks London EC cat £25, Southampton Cat £25, Cambridge Cat £25, Bureau Cat £20, Windsor Cat £20. Album 3 covers 1984 - 1986 , 70+ covers inc definitives, Booklet panes and FDCs. Mail coaches x 15 all Bath postmarks Cat £10 each, 28/8 /84 £1.33 Parcel post Windsor cat £10, 13p - 34p Windsor cat £10, 3/9/84 £1.54 booklet panes Windsor x 2 cat £15 each pair. 1984 £4 Christian Booklet 3 x FDCs Canterbury cat £30. British Council, 1985 £5 Times booklet FDC x 4 London WC pmk cat £30, 1985 Trains x 2, one is signed, Insects, Composers, Safety at Sea, Royal Mail cat £12, Arthurian Legends Cat £12, £1.41 Parcel Post Windsor Cat £10, Films FDC, 1986 Industry, Halley's Comet cat £15. Album 4 covers 1986 - 1987. 70 plus FDCs inc Halley Comet cat £10, £5 British Rail Booklet x 4 panes with Crewe postmark cat £35, 60th Birthday QEII Cat £10, Conservation Cat £12, Medieval Life Cat £12, Royal Wedding, £1.50 Parcel Post Windsor cat £10, Parliament cat £8, RAF cat £15, £1.30, 1.80 booklet pane Windsor cat £12, 1986 Christmas cat £10, 1987 Flower, 27/1/87 booklet pane Windsor cat £35, £5 P & O booklet x 4 pans Falmouth Cat £45, Issac Newton, plus couple coin covers. Album 5 covers 1987 - 1988. 70 covers inc Architecture cat £10, Ambulance x 2 cat £12 each, Heraldry cat £12, 4/8/87 Booklet panes x 5 all with selvedge on all 4 sides Windsor pmk cat £30, Victoria Britain cat £12, £1.60 Parcel Post Windsor cat £10, Pottery cat £10, Xmas, 1988 Linnean, FT Booklet London cat £40, Welsh Bible cat £10, Sport x 3 cat £10 each, Transport, Aussie Bicentenary cat £12, Armada cat £12, 25/8/88 booklet panes all with selvedge on all 4 sides Windsor pmk cat £25, 23/8/88 14p- 35p Windsor cat £10, 1988 High Values £1 - £5 Windsor cat £25, Edward Lear x 2 cat £12 each. 11/10/88 booklet panes Windsor cat £30. Xmas cat £10. Album 6 covers 1989 - 90. 75 plus covers inc 1989 Birds cat £12, Greetings, Food cat £10, £5 Scots Booklet Inverness pmks cat £30, Anniversaries cat £10, Games & Toys cat £10, Industrial Archaeology x 2 cat £10 each, NVI booklets Windsor cat £20, Microscopes cat £10, Lord Mayor cat £10, Penny Black, RSPCA cat £12, Penny Blacks Panes cat £20, 1990 Greetings cat £15, Europa cat £10, £5 London Life Booklet pane FDCs x 4 cat £35, Queens Award cat £10, Penny Black Ann Booklet Panes Windsor cat £20, Penny Black Ann cat £10, Kew Gardens cat £10, Thomas Hardy cat £8, 7/8/1990 NVI booklet panes x 8 FDCs Windsor cat £40, Gallantry cat £12. Album 7 covers 1988 - 1992. 50 FDCs inc 1991 Dogs cat £10, Science cat £10, £6 Agatha Christie booklet 4 FDCs diff postmarks cat £45, Europe in Space cat £10, Sport cat £10, Roses cat £10, Dinosaurs cat £15, £6 Wales booklet FDCs cat £30, £5 high values cat £20, Europa cat £10, Civil War cat £10, Green Cat £10, £6 Tolkein booklet FDCs 4 diff pmks cat £65. Album 8 covers 1993 - 1995. 75 covers inc 1993 Greetings, Time keeper cat £12, Orchids cat £12, Art cat £8, Roman Briton cat £12, Canals x 2 cat £15, £20, £6 Beatrix Potter booklet FDCs cat £60, Sherlock Holmes cat £15, Steam cat £15, Greetings cat £12, Channel Tunnel x 3 cat £12 each., D-Day cat £12, N Ireland Booklet FDCs cat £45, 1995 Cats cat £10 plus lots of other definitives & booklet panes. Overall Cat value £2000+ with albums worth at least £30 each. THIS IS A REALLY HEAVY LOT SO OVERSEAS SHIPPING WOULD BE EXPENSIVE UK SHIPPING WILL BE £25. Excellent condition

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William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) Entrance to a Wheat Field, West Cork

Lot 70: William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) Entrance to a Wheat Field, West Cork

by Morgan O'Driscoll

April 20, 2015, 6:00 PM GMT

Skibbereen, Ireland

Estimated Price: €7,000 - €10,000

Description: William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) Entrance to a Wheat Field, West Cork oil on canvas signed lower right, signed & titled on reverse h:55.50  w:66 cm. Provenance: Private Collection William Crozier was an Irish-Scots still-life and landscape artist based in Hampshire, England and West Cork. Based in London throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Crozier exhibited his works in London, Glasgow, Dublin and all over Europe. From the 1980s, Crozier's painting blossomed with a new freedom and confidence, the result of the stimulus provided by his studio in West Cork. His abstract landscapes and still life painting used sumptuous colour to convey an emotional intensity. To the end of his life, he was endlessly concerned with the challenge of creating a new language in figurative painting. William Crozier represented the UK and Ireland overseas, and was awarded the Premio Lissone in Milan in 1958 and the Oireachtas Gold medal for Painting in Dublin in 1994. In 1991 the Crawford Art Gallery Cork and the Royal Hibernian Academy curated a retrospective of his work. He was elected to Aosdana in 1992 and was elected an honorary member of the Royal Hibernian Academy.

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FAUZUL YUSRI (b. 1974), Di Dinding, 2014, Mixed media on jute

Lot 73: FAUZUL YUSRI (b. 1974), Di Dinding, 2014, Mixed media on jute

by Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers

March 29, 2015, 1:00 PM SGT

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Estimated Price: MYR10,000 - MYR15,000

Description: Di Dinding (On the Wall) depicts an epically witty illustration of haphazard doodles and words hand-drawn over a murky shade of green with hints of white, beige, yellow and red. Fauzul Yusri's sporadic childlike drawings of sunflower, dinosaur, stickwoman, human faces, elephant, sailboat, among other instinctive scrawls with words such as 'bentuk' (shape), 'don't', 'keras', and a Jawi writing 'بإك يڅ لكرن' which reads 'lakaran yang baik' (a good sketch) on the left side of the artwork are humorous and visually engaging. Fauzul Yusri graduated from Universiti Institut Teknologi MARA in Shah Alam in 1999 and since then has been exhibiting in various galleries in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK. He was granted his first solo by Elm Quay Fine Arts in 2001 which was simply titled Works on Canvas followed by Cages in 2003. His other solo exhibitions included Pop Primitive (2004), Neolithic (2006), Ground (2007), Raw (2009), Play (2009), Guris (2011) and more recently, Coreng (2013) at Taksu Gallery, Kuala Lumpur. He has also participated in numerous group shows since 1996 with leading art galleries namely Pace Gallery, National Art Gallery Malaysia, Soka Gakkai Malaysia, Valentine Willie Fine Art, NN Gallery and more. Fauzul Yusri also received special Mentions in the Young Contemporary Artists in 2002 and Bank Negara's Kijang Awards in 2004. His work has been collected by numerous private collectors, corporates and institutions such as Bank Negara Malaysia, EQ Fine Arts Gallery Kuala Lumpur, HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad, National Art Gallery Malaysia and Seksan Design to name but a few.

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George Bernard O'Neill (1828-1917) Don't Wake the Dolls Oil on canvas, 52.5

Lot 74: George Bernard O'Neill (1828-1917) Don't Wake the Dolls Oil on canvas, 52.5

by Adam's

April 1, 2015, 6:00 PM GMT

Dublin, Ireland

Estimated Price: €3,000 - €5,000

Description: George Bernard O'Neill (1828-1917) Don't Wake the Dolls Oil on canvas, 52.5 x 39cm (20.5 x 15.25'') Signed and dates 1865 O'Neill was born in Dublin but left for England in 1837, and was accepted at the Royal Academy Schools in 1845. A successful student, he regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1847 onwards, and gained a reputation as a painter of charming narrative scenes. He was a member of the Cranbrook Colony, a group of artists who settled in Cranbrook, Kent from 1854 onwards and were inspired by seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish painters. They have been referred to as 'genre' painters as they tended to paint scenes of everyday life that they saw around them, typically scenes of domestic life; cooking and washing, children playing and other family activities. The popularity of these scenes led to success for the artist in the 1850s-1870s, when his works were eagerly collected by entrepreneurs and industrialists of the area. The artist expressed his pleasure at this recognition by the public in his painting 'Public Opinion', which was shown at the Royal Academy in 1863 (at present at the Leeds City Art Gallery).

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1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

Lot 174: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

by Little Bull Auction & Sales Co.

April 29, 2015, 5:30 PM CST

Augusta, KS, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $75

Description: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

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1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

Lot 175: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

by Little Bull Auction & Sales Co.

April 29, 2015, 5:30 PM CST

Augusta, KS, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $75

Description: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

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1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

Lot 176: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

by Little Bull Auction & Sales Co.

April 29, 2015, 5:30 PM CST

Augusta, KS, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $75

Description: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

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1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

Lot 177: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

by Little Bull Auction & Sales Co.

April 29, 2015, 5:30 PM CST

Augusta, KS, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $75

Description: 1996 P Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Proof w/COA

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(CIVIL RIGHTS.) King, Coretta Scott. My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lot 81: (CIVIL RIGHTS.) King, Coretta Scott. My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 14, 2015, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: WARMLY INSCRIBED TO A FELLOW CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER (CIVIL RIGHTS.) King, Coretta Scott. My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr. 16 pages of photographs. ix, [3], 372 pages. 8vo, publisher's cloth, minimal wear; internally clean; in publisher's pictorial dust jacket, clipped on inside flap with minor wear; inscribed by the author on front flyleaf. New York, 1969

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Jerry Garcia SIGNED #90/150 Paintings, Drawings

Lot 221: Jerry Garcia SIGNED #90/150 Paintings, Drawings

by Donley Auction Services

April 11, 2015, 12:00 PM CST

Union, IL, USA

Description: A flawless SIGNED copy of Jerry Garcia's first art book, Paintings, Drawings & Sketches #90/150 that has never been opened or read. From the Amazon.com description: "Legendary counterculture icon and beloved Grateful Dead guitarist and vocalist Jerry Garcia was also a graphic artist of considerable talent. After attending the San Francisco Art Institute as a young man, he began to focus on music, but his passion for visual art never dimmed and he continued to sketch throughout his life. Although Jerry was once quoted as saying, "I hope no one takes them too seriously," these unique visual improvisations started receiving attention when they were exhibited and sold in the late '80s and early '90s. They are now owned by several major public and private collections. Estimate: $3500

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FEODOROVNA MARIA: (1759-1828) Empress Consort of Russia, second wife of Tsar Paul I and mother of Tsar Alexander I and T

Lot 1579: FEODOROVNA MARIA: (1759-1828) Empress Consort of Russia, second wife of Tsar Paul I and mother of Tsar Alexander I and T

by IAA Spain S.L.

March 28, 2015, 12:00 PM CET

Malaga, Spain

Estimated Price: €325 - €450

Description: FEODOROVNA MARIA: (1759-1828) Empress Consort of Russia, second wife of Tsar Paul I and mother of Tsar Alexander I and Tsar Nicholas I. L.S., Maria, one page, 4to, Saint Petersburg, 26th January 1828, to Alexander Ivanovich, in Cyrillic. The Empress asks her correspondent to inform the Governance Committee of the School for Ladies of the Regiment No.1 of the Imperial Russian Guard that the daughter of Hussar Sergey Alexandrov will be dismissed as she has been designated now to the Mariinsky Institute for Noble Maidens. A fine letter, boldly signed by Maria Feodorovna in the final year of her life. EX

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Canadian Pacific Travel Poster (c. 1933). Poster (25

Lot 86171: Canadian Pacific Travel Poster (c. 1933). Poster (25" X

by Heritage Auctions

March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM CST

Dallas, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,600

Description: Canadian Pacific Travel Poster (c. 1933). Poster (25" X 40") "To Canada & U.S.A." Kenneth Denton Shoesmith (1890-1939) was a member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolors and the British Society of Poster Designers. He exhibited widely, and much of his work was for the Canadian Pacific Railway. His designs promoted the romance and excitement of maritime travel in the 1920s-1930s, including this poster, which features the largest and most well appointed Canadian Pacific liner, the Empress of Britain. The ship was commissioned in 1931, a predecessor of Cunard's Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. As seen from the artist's vantage point below and in front of the ship, the imposing, commanding vessel is awe-inspiring even today. Minor edge wear, wrinkling, and a horizontal crease in the bottom section are the only signs of handling. Rolled, Very Fine-.

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STORY OF MY LIFE METAL SIGN #25186v2

Lot 1187: STORY OF MY LIFE METAL SIGN #25186v2

by 21st Century Auctions

March 30, 2015, 9:30 AM PST

SAUGUS, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $45 - $60

Description: STORY OF MY LIFE METAL SIGN **|**|** STORY OF MY LIFE METAL SIGN #25186v2

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Hans Iten RUA (1874-1930) Still Life - Roses in a Glass Vase

Lot 59: Hans Iten RUA (1874-1930) Still Life - Roses in a Glass Vase

by Morgan O'Driscoll

April 20, 2015, 6:00 PM GMT

Skibbereen, Ireland

Estimated Price: €2,000 - €3,000

Description: Hans Iten RUA (1874-1930) Still Life - Roses in a Glass Vase oil on canvas signed lower right h:43.25  w:33 cm. Provenance: Victor Waddington Galleries, Dublin (label verso) Private Collection Iten exhibited with and was closely associated with the Belfast Art Society, being elected a vice-president in 1906. He also submitted paintings to theRoyal Hibernian Academy (RHA) in Dublin, the first being displayed in 1908. In total, almost 50 of Iten's pictures appeared at the RHA during his lifetime. In addition he submitted successfully to the Society of French Artists and exhibited in several UK galleries such as: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; the Fine Arts Society, London; and the Royal Academy (RA).

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1924 National Sportsman Magazine, Many Great Ads & Articles

Lot 205: 1924 National Sportsman Magazine, Many Great Ads & Articles

by Moggies Auction Service

March 29, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

Marlborough, NH, USA

Estimated Price: $20 - $40

Description: 1924 National Sportsman Magazine

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National Foam & Steam Wrapped Fire Nozzle

Lot 1297: National Foam & Steam Wrapped Fire Nozzle

by Showtime Auction Services

April 11, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $100

Description: National Foam & Steam Cord Wrapped Fire Nozzle. 22 inches tall.

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Sterling Silver Weighted Candle holders by National Silver Co.

Lot 107A: Sterling Silver Weighted Candle holders by National Silver Co.

by Alfonso Estate Auction

March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM PST

Dublin, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $150

Description: National Silver Co Weighted Candle Holders

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Robert O. Lenkiewicz [1941-2002]- The Painter with

Lot 27: Robert O. Lenkiewicz [1941-2002]- The Painter with

by Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood

March 28, 2015, 12:00 PM GMT

Exeter, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30,000 - £50,000

Description: Robert O. Lenkiewicz [1941-2002]- The Painter with Mary in Newspaper Magi-Fool's Hats also known as 'Paper Crowns':- Project 14. The Painter with Mary: a Study in Obsessional Behaviour. 1981 oil on canvas 48cm x 69cm. * Provenance. The Lenkiewicz Foundation Collection. * Notes Exhibited: The Painter with Women (Retrospective Section), ICC Birmingham 1994; Plymouth City Museum Retrospective, 1997; Wolverhampton Art Gallery, A Retrospective, 1998; True to Life, Coventry City Art Gallery 2007; Ben Uri Gallery, London Jewish Museum of Art 2008; Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, 2009; Royal West of England Academy, Bristol 2011; Royal William Yard, Plymouth, 2012; Spinnerei, Leipzig, and Nuremberg, Germany, 2013 (see Introduction for post-2007 exhibition details). Project 14 - The Painter with Mary

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ROYAL YACHT CLUB DE BELGIQUE

Lot 341: ROYAL YACHT CLUB DE BELGIQUE

by Boone Shares - The Scripophily Center

March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM CET

2020 Antwerp, Belgium

Estimated Price: €150 - €300

Description: 1 April 1921 ANVERS. 5% Bon de Caisse de F500. orange, black. #300. No 211. Attractive piece, showing the Schelde River filled with boats and the City of Antwerp, with the Cathedral, in the background. Also a life buoy with a small sail ship. Part of a loan of 150.000 francs so only 300 of these bonds were ever issued. Originally founded 1889 as the Yacht Club d'Anvers but renamed Royal Yacht Club de Belgique in 1903. The famous expedition of Adrien de Gerlache in 1897-1899 - the first people in history to winter on Antarctica - was with a ship called 'Belgica', and under the flag of this yacht club. Not seen before by us.

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CLARENCE LAWSON (1909 - 1988) His Reward, Emmett Till.

Lot 57: CLARENCE LAWSON (1909 - 1988) His Reward, Emmett Till.

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 2, 2015, 2:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: CLARENCE LAWSON (1909 - 1988) His Reward, Emmett Till. Painted plaster, circa 1955-1960. Approximately 432x279x89 mm; 17x11x3 1/2 inches. Incised "His Reward", lower edge recto. Signed and inscribed "Emmett Till Was Hung in Mississippi - Black Man (Eyes Gauged Out)" in ink, verso. Provenance: the estate of the artist, Chicago; private collection, Chicago. Exhibited: The Flowering - African-American Artists and Friends in 1940s Chicago: A Look at the South Side Community Art Center, Illinois Art Gallery, Illinois State Museum, Chicago, April 7 - May 28, 1993; Whose Broad Stripes and Stars: Death, Reverence, & the Struggle for Equality in America, Betty Rymer Gallery, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, December 17, 1993 - February 2, 1994. This haunting sculpture is the first work by this distinguished Chicago sculptor to come to auction. The plaster head or mask was Lawson's reaction and his monument to the news of the horrifying death of fourteen year old Emmett Till in 1955. From Chicago, Illinois, Till was horrifically murdered - beaten, shot and his eyes gauged out - for allegedly flirting with a white young woman, while visiting relatives in Money, Mississippi. His beaten, swollen face was widely seen as his mother chose an open casket to show the brutality of his killing - the funeral was attended by thousands and images of it were published widely in the black press. "His Reward, Emmett Till" is an important political statement and one of the most modern works by the suclptor Lawson. Clarence Lawson was born in Beaumont, Texas in 1909. From 1933-1938, Lawson studied at the Art Institute of Chicago where he became the first black artist to receive the prestigious James Nelson Raymond Study and Travel Fellowship. Upon his return to the US, he served in the Navy, instructing wounded soldiers in arts and crafts. Lawson's work was shown in a variety of arts institutions during his lifetime including the Art Institute of Chicago, Atlanta University, the South Side Community Art Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among others. A bronze bust of Russian musician and composer Sergei Rachmaninoff was featured, with significant praise, in the 1951 National Competition of American Sculpture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lawson moved to Sag Harbor, Long Island in 1973, where he painted, designed and built his own house.

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8 Royal Crown Derby plates, a Royal Doulton dish and a cup and saucer

Lot 1331: 8 Royal Crown Derby plates, a Royal Doulton dish and a cup and saucer

by Unique Auctions

March 29, 2015, 9:00 AM GMT

Lincoln, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: 8 Royal Crown Derby plates, a Royal Doulton dish and a cup and saucer

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A Royal Doulton character jug 'Falstaff' and a Royal Doulton Toby jug 'The

Lot 1006: A Royal Doulton character jug 'Falstaff' and a Royal Doulton Toby jug 'The

by Unique Auctions

March 29, 2015, 9:00 AM GMT

Lincoln, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £20 - £30

Description: A Royal Doulton character jug 'Falstaff' and a Royal Doulton Toby jug 'The Huntsman'

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A Collection of English ceramics including Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, Royal Albert (8)

Lot 429: A Collection of English ceramics including Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, Royal Albert (8)

by Theodore Bruce

March 29, 2015, 11:00 AM AEST

Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD80 - AUD120

Description: A Collection of English ceramics including Royal Doulton, Wedgwood, Royal Albert (8)

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A porcelain collection including Royal Winton, Carlton Ware, Beswick, Noritake and Royal Albert

Lot 2493: A porcelain collection including Royal Winton, Carlton Ware, Beswick, Noritake and Royal Albert

by Theodore Bruce

March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM AEDT

Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD40 - AUD60

Description: A porcelain collection including Royal Winton, Carlton Ware, Beswick, Noritake and Royal Albert

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Royal Winton, Royal Doulton , Grimwades and Ridgway ceramics.

Lot 2555: Royal Winton, Royal Doulton , Grimwades and Ridgway ceramics.

by Theodore Bruce

March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM AEDT

Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD80 - AUD120

Description: Royal Winton, Royal Doulton , Grimwades and Ridgway ceramics. Five items in the lot

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Collection of ceramics including Royal Albert trio, Royal Doulton, Ainsley, etc.

Lot 2591: Collection of ceramics including Royal Albert trio, Royal Doulton, Ainsley, etc.

by Theodore Bruce

March 28, 2015, 10:30 AM AEDT

Sydney, Australia

Estimated Price: AUD60 - AUD80

Description: Collection of ceramics including Royal Albert trio, Royal Doulton, Ainsley, etc.

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Invaders from Mars (20th Century Fox, 1953). Lobby Card

Lot 86423: Invaders from Mars (20th Century Fox, 1953). Lobby Card

by Heritage Auctions

March 28, 2015, 1:00 PM CST

Dallas, TX, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $1,200

Description: Invaders from Mars (20th Century Fox, 1953). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14"). Production Designer turned Director William Cameron Menzies helmed this 50s sci-fi fantasy about a boy who believes his parents have been taken over by alien invaders. During this era, one of the more common story-lines in the movies involved peoples minds and bodies being "invaded" and reflects the nation-wide paranoia of a possible communist invasion. Like War of the Worlds and This Island Earth, the studios obviously felt that the science-fiction genre was important enough to film these movies in color -- an expensive process in 1953. The lobby card set from this film is a fantastic walk back in time to that era of sci-fi filmmaking, and this one is well preserved for the amount of use it surely received. The title card has a small amount of missing paper in the bottom border/inset photos, pinholes, a two inch scratch/cut in the upper left, and smudging. Five of the scene cards have the same scratch/cut as the title card. The #6 card has the same paper loss as the title card, and all of the lobbies show smudging and/or pinholes. Fine+.

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Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift.

Lot 1057: Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift.

by Kiefer Buch- und Kunstauktionen

April 24, 2015, 11:00 AM CET

Pforzheim, Germany

Estimated Price: €0 - €450

Description: Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift. Herausgegeben von Lehrern der Baseler Hochschule. 1.-5. Jahrgang (alles Erschienene). 24 hefte in 5 Bdn. Basel, Schweighauser (1823-)1824-27. Je Band ca. 500 S. Marm. Pbde. d. Zt. mit hs. Rsch. (OU. mit eingebunden, etw. berieb. u. best.). Brandstetter 152. - Komplette Folge aller fünf erschienenen Jahrgänge der von einem Verein von Basler Professoren unter Federführung von Martin Leberecht de Wette (1780-1849) und Karl Theodor Christian Friedrich Follen (1796-1840) herausgegebenen Zeitschrift, die sich an interessierte Laien richtete. Von den Beiträgen erwähnen wir jene des Geologen Peter Merian (1795-1883), Einige Bemerkungen über die Bildung der Thäler; Ders., Verdienste der Hochschule zu Basel um Naturwissenschaft; Karl Gustav Jung (1794-1864), Über das Heimweh; Karl Follen, Die Rechtslehre des Spinoza; K. Burckhardt, Einige Gedanken über den Werth des Bestehens einer Hochschule; Christoph Bernoulli, Industrie und Zivilisation; Ders., Werth und Studium der National-Oekonomie; Carl Rudolf Hagenbach, Über das Verhältnis der Staatsgewalt zu den religiösen Sekten; Rudolf Hanhart, Bildungsanstalten in Hofwil; Johann Konrad von Orelli, Lälius Socinus, etc. - Ein tadelloses Ex. - Complete run of all five years published of this periodical, edited by various professors of the unversity of Basel. Written for interested layperson the articles cover Geology, Theology, History, Science etc. - Contemporary boards, original blue wrappers preserved.

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Certificate of Appreciation

Lot 447: Certificate of Appreciation "To IDF Champions, Captains of the Victory - 1967", signed by Commander in Chief Yitzchak Rabin

by Jerusalem of Gold Ltd.

April 12, 2015, 5:00 PM EET

Jerusalem, Israel

Description: A certificate in an envelope given to the IDF champions at the end of the Six-Day-War. The certificate was issued by the "Union of Judaica Collectors in Israel" and included the words of the commander in chief beside the Western Wall at the end of the war as well as a special set of three stamps in honor of the victory, issued on 16.8. The certificate and stamps, which quote verses of the bible, commemorate the national feeling those days of fulfillment of the Prophets' vision. The certificate quotes from the Order of the Day of the Commander in Chief, Yitzchak Rabin, at the end of the war: "Now, with the ceasefire, the war of the Sons of Light with those who had tried to bring darkness upon us has ended ... Jerusalem has been liberated ... I can say with confidence, here beside the Western Wall, that just as we have fought for these achievements, we will know how to preserve them in the future". Yitzchak rabin (1922-1995) was one of the first to join the Palmach as an officer. During the war of Independence he commanded the area of Jerusalem and the Harel Brigade. In 1963, he was appointed the IDF Commander in Chief and served in the role during the Six-Day-War. Certificate and envelope in excellent condition. Rare!

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Richard Hayley Lever American, 1876-1958 Still Life with Pumpkin and Turnips

Lot 64: Richard Hayley Lever American, 1876-1958 Still Life with Pumpkin and Turnips

by Doyle New York

April 1, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $4,000

Description: Richard Hayley Lever American, 1876-1958 Still Life with Pumpkin and Turnips Signed Hayley Lever (lr), and inscribed on stretcher Exhibit National Academy and Hayley Lever NYC Oil on canvas 24 x 36 inches Exhibited: New York, National Academy of Design (bears fragmentary label on reverse) C 

Condition Report: Tacking edge reinforced by a supplementary strip of canvas. Craquelure in green passages across the bottom and scattered paint losses at extreme edge, lower left corner. 3 x 5 inch area with scattered inpaint/uneven varnish in the base of the pot at lower right. 3 x 3/16 inch area of loss at the right edge near the lower right corner. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. 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.

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MANUSCRIPT.  Petrus Lombardus. Sententiarum libri IV.  Manuscript in Latin on paper.  Bohemia, 1463

Lot 122: MANUSCRIPT. Petrus Lombardus. Sententiarum libri IV. Manuscript in Latin on paper. Bohemia, 1463

by Swann Auction Galleries

April 9, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $30,000 - $40,000

Description: (MANUSCRIPT.) Petrus Lombardus. Sententiarum libri IV. manuscript in latin,/span written in gothic bastarda script in black ink with headings and sidenotes in red, 31 lines (except 33-46 lines in index), recto and verso, on at least 2 stocks of laid paper watermarked with Greek cross (one resembling Briquet 5546, "Prague 1447-59"). with four decorated divisional initials/span of 4 to 7 lines in colors and gold with foliate marginal extensions. 1- and 2-line initials and initial strokes in red. Ruled in brown throughout. [288] leaves. With 3 thong bookmarks and 3 vellum fore-edge tabs. 318x216 mm, contemporary blind-tooled leather over wooden boards with brass bosses, catches, and clasps, covers decorated with large panel of intersecting fillets filled in with small circular eagle, lily, star, and two-tailed mermaid stamps (cf. Kyriss workshops 184 and 185, both Bohemian), worn overall, raised bands and joints rubbed, small surface imperfection on front cover, small piece of leather missing from bottom edge; marginal fingersoiling at beginning, light dampstaining in upper outer corners through most of volume, most noticeable at very end, small wormtrail through blank upper outer corners in second half of volume. [Bohemia, dated 1463 at end of book 1]

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Attractively Engraved and Gold Embellished European Military Sword, Attributed to the Household of Maurice de Saxe, Marshal General of France

Lot 1520: Attractively Engraved and Gold Embellished European Military Sword, Attributed to the Household of Maurice de Saxe, Marshal General of France

by Rock Island Auction Company

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $15,000 - $25,000

Description: Attractively Engraved and Gold Embellished European Military Sword, Attributed to the Household of Maurice de Saxe, Marshal General of France Produced by an unknown smith and devoid of makers marks, this sword is simultaneously a fine dress blade worthy of wearing to court and a rugged weapon of combat, and where it was necessary to compromise they did so in favor of combat utility. Measuring 40 inches in overall length, the 32 3/4 inch blade is niter blued on the forte, with a series of gold accented wire etched floral and starburst patterns and a sequence of fourteen gold highlighted four-hole perforations. The blade geometry is interesting, with the forte having a rectangular cross section with triple fullers, a thin fuller along each edge and a deep and wide central fuller which invites comparison to modern industrial I-beams, transitioning to a hexagonal cross section for the rest of the blade. As a result, the forte shows rigidity well out of proportion to it's weight. The counter-guard is of a two-piece construction, showing an attractive brass panel with raised silver and brass laurels, lightning bolts and other royal symbols when sheathed, but when drawn and presented to the enemy all they would see is a flat, unadorned steel plate well suited to defense. The rest of the hilt is also gilt, with floral quillions, silver floral ornaments, a horse head on the underside of the guard, and the crest of Saxony topped with a Germanic princely crown on each side of the egg-shaped pommel. The grip is fine twist-carved ebony, with accents of silver beaded strings and gilt wire. Notes from the consignor attribute the sword to Maurice de Saxe, noted war hero and Marshal General of France. One of up to 354 illegitimate children of Augustus II, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony, also known as the Saxon Hercules, Maurice spent a good deal of his youth abroad, taking up the military life at the age of 12. Distinguishing himself in service to the Prince of Savoy and Peter the Great of Russia, Maurice was acknowledged by his father, granted title, and returned home. By the age of 17, he had participated in multiple sieges and earned command of his own regiment. Briefly leaving the military to study mathematics in France, Maurice then entered the service of the French Crown, leading to further victory and achievement on the battlefield. In reward for his consistent and exceptional performance in war, he was awarded ownership of the Chateau de Chambord, personal hunting lodge of King Frederick I, as well as the title of Marshal General of France. To man and defend his new household, Maurice raised the Volontaires de Saxe, a cavalry force recruited from veterans of the War of the Austrian Succession. Following his death in 1750, his book on military strategy "Mes Reveries" (English title: My Reveries on the Art of War) was published, to mixed opinion; the historian Thomas Carlisle suggested that de Saxe was on opium when he dictated it, while Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery hailed it as a remarkable work. Maurice's Volontaires would go on to distinguish themselves later Seven Years War. The Chateau would survive the Revolution, be used as a field hospital during the Franco-Prussian War, and serve as the home for artwork evacuated from the Louvre during World War Two, and is today preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Manufacturer: None Model: None BBL: Stock: Gauge: Finish: Grips: Serial Number: Class: Other Condition: Fine, less scabbard. The unique pierced blade shows a few patches of pitting, chiefly near the tip, with bright wear on the edges and over 80% of the original niter blue and gold finishes. One section in particular a few inches down from the tip has been filed and reshaped, possibly to remove some rust or damage during the period of use. The steel guard panel show a mixed brown and gray patina, with a bright patch in the center where a cloth or leather pad might have been, and the brass hilt components are very good, with strong gold overall and a well aged patina on the exposed brass. The grip is very good, with 2 absent beaded strings, some shifting of the gilt wire, and a few small chips. Though no documentation has been found for this weapon, the features and construction lend credence to the theory that it was constructed by a master bladesmith for a man who needed to look good, but had the hard-earned knowledge of the importance of a rugged and agile sidearm.

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The fine exhibition quality 5 inch gauge model of the London Midland and Sc

Lot 55: The fine exhibition quality 5 inch gauge model of the London Midland and Sc

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 16, 2015, 6:00 PM GMT

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £50,000 - £60,000

Description: The fine exhibition quality 5 inch gauge model of the London Midland and Scottish Railway Coronation Class Sir William Stanier Pacific 4-6-2 locomotive and tender No.46235 'City of Birmingham', built according to the drawings at Crewe by David Aitken as in preservation and being an accurate replication of the original rebuilt ex-streamliner engine in every detail, this magnificent model has a wealth of classic fittings including correct contemporary windows, sloped firebox, fitted with a fully brazed and riveted superheated copper boiler with firebox and all normal fittings including safety valves, regulator, blower, whistle, brake, injector and blowdown valves, incorporating full external detailing and smoke deflectors, fine scale cab fittings include wheel reverse gear, lever operated sliding fire doors, drain cocks and ejector levers, three pressure gauges, twin water sight gauges, mahogany planked floor with steel panel and scale checker plate, the chassis with twin outside cylinders fitted with Walschaert's valve gear and two inside cylinders, scale double twin ratchet lubricators, brass lubrication boxes, drain-cocks, sanding gear, working steam brakes, leaf springs and beautifully finished wheels, fluted motion, exceptional external detailing, smoke deflector plates (these were later fitted to all of the class), tender details include 4000 gallon Type II plaque, handbrake, water pickup control, steam driven mechanical coal pusher with cylinder guides and lifting eyes, finished in British Railways experimental blue and black lined livery circa 1951-53 with polished brightwork, 201cm long, the cab 25cm wide. Boiler History: None available (un-steamed). Illustrated on page 6 of A Train is for Life. This locomotive spent part of its life sat in a solicitor's office followed by a period in the Crewe Museum before joining the Pete Waterman Collection.

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Heaney (Seamus) and Robert Perkins. -

Lot 76: Heaney (Seamus) and Robert Perkins. - "I thought of walking round and round a space...",

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £2,000 - £3,000

Description: 17 sheets [and] "Penelope worked with some guarantee of a plot ", 3 sheets, colour lithographs on Arches paper, each with manuscript verse by Heaney reproduced on different backgrounds by Perkins, some in different states, each signed and numbered by author and artist in pencil (limitations varying from 2 to 23), most also dated 18 April 1987 by Heaney, c.760 x 485 & vice versa, 2 tipped to thin card, loose, preserved in box, folio, 1987. (20) Robert Perkins is an artist, author and film-maker. The introduction to his website consists of the following quotation by Heaney: "Dear Rob, If I could be a symphony that would cover all the expressible and inexpressible, I'd be up to writing you the letter that I'd like to. Your work is out of this world, drawn out of this-worldness and a love of it, drawn towards a point beyond which offers a perspective. Heart-breaking, spirit-leveling, true to life. As Frost said, strongly spent is synonymous with kept. Blessings, Seamus".

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