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Lot 606: Maid of Erin Flag. A large and impressive blue linen Flag, approx. 10' x 5' (4 meters x 2 meters),

Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

December 7, 2022
Dublin, Ireland

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Description

Maid of Erin Flag. A large and impressive blue linen Flag, approx. 10' x 5' (4 meters x 2 meters), with stitched in image of the Maid of Erin in yellow, with cord and canvas holder at one side, and with an interesting letter of provenance confirming that this Flag was one of those flown by vessels of the City of Dublin Steam Packet Co.  (founded 1822, closed 1924) in the 19th and early 20th Century. The RMS Leinster (sunk by a German submarine) was one of the company's vessels. Minor damage but generally in good condition. (1) Provenance:   Read family, descended by marriage from the company proprietors, the Watson family of Dublin.

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Limited Collection available on sale days .
From 9.30 am to 5.30 pm on subsequent weekdays. No collections available at weekends.
We request that all purchases be collected by Friday , 16th December . 2022.
Overseas purchasers are requested to arrange collection and shipment as soon as possible, and by no later than Friday, 16th December , 2022.

We recommend the following Shipping Companies to assist you with collection and shipment.
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Mob: 0863881072 | 0862545191 Dublin Area Only

Tony Buggy - 087-9195755, Cork / Limerick Area Only

For Larger Items.

Oldcastle Transport Limited
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McCann's Removals & Storage Durrow, Co. Laois.
Tel: +353 (0)57 87 36596
Web: www.MovingHome.ie E-mail: [email protected]

Carlyle Fine Art Services ; Dublin. Tel; 087.2890898 Email [email protected]

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From: To: Increment:
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The first name or names and surname of the Artist or Craftsman: In our opinion a work by the Artist of Craftsman. Attributed to: In our opinion probably a work by the Artist or Craftsman but less certainty as to authorship is expressed than in the preceding category.

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Abbreviations

O.O.C. Oils on Canvas O .O.P. Oils on Panel

O.O.B. Oils on Board W/C Watercolour

GOU Gouache MAH. Mahogany

VICT. Victorian ED W. Edwardian

W.A.F. With all faults As Is With all damages, faults, restorations, etc.

S.N.S.R. Sold not subject to return..

O.R.M. Of recent manufacture,


Catalogue Abbreviations ; Books and Manuscripts

mls Manuscript Letters signed

als Autographed Letters signed

acs Autographed Cards signed

pb Paperback

a.e.g. All edges gilt

t.e.g Top edge gilt

w.a.f. With all faults

As is With all damages , faults, restorations.

As a lot With all faults , As is

L.S.s Library stamps

S.N.S.R. Sold not subject to return

Publ. Published

f.e.p. Front end paper

mor Morocco

n.d. No date

n.p. No place

d.j. Dust jacket

L.P. Large paper

h.m.p. Hand made paper

vell. Vellum

hf. Half

d.w.s. Dust wrappers

I.M.C. Irish M/ss Commission

A.M.S Armorial motif on spine

cont. Contemporary

n.a.t. Not affecting text

frontis Frontispiece

engd. Engraved

cold. Coloured

hd. Hand

port. Portrait

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We recommend that clients should only make such enquiries following the conclusion of the Sale.


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Limited Collection available on sale days .

From 9.30 am to 5.30 pm on subsequent weekdays. No collections available at weekends.

We request that all purchases be collected by Friday , 16th December . 2022.

Overseas purchasers are requested to arrange collection and shipment as soon as possible, and by no later than Friday, 16th December. 2022.

We recommend the following Shipping Companies to assist you with collection and shipment.

Please contact them directly to obtain shipping cost quote, delivery schedule, etc.

For; Paintings ,Books & Manuscripts :

Mail Boxes Etc ,Dublin. Tel. 01.6710400 Email [email protected]

Pack and Send Belfast . Tel ; +44 (0) 2890 219003 Email [email protected]


Callanan Couriers Email: [email protected]

Mob: 0863881072 | 0862545191 Dublin Area Only

Tony Buggy - 087-9195755, Cork / Limerick Area Only
For Larger Items.

Oldcastle Transport Limited
[email protected]
Tel; 087.7987784

McCann's Removals & Storage Durrow, Co. Laois.
Tel: +353 (0)57 87 36596
Web: www.MovingHome.ie E-mail: [email protected]



Carlyle Fine Art Services ; Dublin. Tel; 087.2890898 Email [email protected]

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Payments for purchases made online through invaluable.com are payable directly to Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers - we do not have access to the debit / credit card details submitted on registration to invaluable.com

We accept payment by Debit / Credit Cards (credit card payments will incur 3% surcharge).

Buyer's Premium 23% (VAT inclusive) applicable to all lots purchased.

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Buyer's Premium 23% (VAT inclusive) applicable to all lots purchased.
Lots purchased online with invaluable.com will attract an additional charge for this service in the sum of 5% of the hammer price.

We accept payment by Debit / Credit Cards (credit card payments will incur 3% surcharge).

Shipping Terms

Limited Collection available on sale days .
From 9.30 am to 5.30 pm on subsequent weekdays. No collections available at weekends.
We request that all purchases be collected by Friday , 16th December . 2022.
Overseas purchasers are requested to arrange collection and shipment as soon as possible, and by no later than Friday, 16th December , 2022.

We recommend the following Shipping Companies to assist you with collection and shipment.
Please contact them directly to obtain shipping cost quote, delivery schedule, etc.

For; Paintings ,Books & Manuscripts :

Mail Boxes Etc ,Dublin. Tel. 01.6710400 Email [email protected]

Pack and Send Belfast . Tel ; +44 (0) 2890 219003 Email [email protected]

Callanan Couriers Email: [email protected]
Mob: 0863881072 | 0862545191 Dublin Area Only

Tony Buggy - 087-9195755, Cork / Limerick Area Only

For Larger Items.

Oldcastle Transport Limited
[email protected]
Tel; 087.7987784

McCann's Removals & Storage Durrow, Co. Laois.
Tel: +353 (0)57 87 36596
Web: www.MovingHome.ie E-mail: [email protected]

Carlyle Fine Art Services ; Dublin. Tel; 087.2890898 Email [email protected]

Condition Reports

All requests for condition reports and/or additional images of lots must be received no later than 5pm, Friday 2nd December. Any such requests received after this deadline will not be entertained. We cannot guarantee that all such requests received will be answered by the sale day.

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