Highlights from our September 2022 Auction

A Peggy Davies erotic Temptress figurine

This Peggy Davies erotic Temptress figurine was an original artist colourway 1/1 by Victoria Bourne, selling for a fantastic £100.

Our September auction took place this month on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September and featured an exciting array of items, from 20th-century British pottery and large collections of teaware to jewellery and more.

Plenty of lots from our Silverdale Saleroom September auction sold for a good price, so check out some of the highlights from our most recent auction below. Who knows? Maybe they’ll provide some inspiration if you have a valuation in mind.

A Mamiya 7 II Black Medium Format Range Finder Camera with f- 65mm L lens

This Mamiya 7 II Black Medium Format Range Finder Camera with f- 65mm L lens sold for a very impressive £2000 this past sale weekend.

A 9ct gold Roamer 1950s gentleman's wristwatch

Lot 662 was a 9ct gold Roamer 1950s gentleman's wristwatch with gold plated expandable strap that found a hammer price £140.

As always, pottery pieces proved very popular at auction this month, and we saw a large quantity of rare pottery, including vases, tea ware and figures from famous names such as Lorna Bailey, Royal Doulton, Beswick, Moorcroft, Wedgwood, De Lamerie, and Peggy Davies/Kevin Francis, pass through our saleroom and fetch some amazing prices. Check out some of the best performing lots throughout this article.

A William Moorcroft vase decorated in the Big Poppy design

This William Moorcroft vase decorated in the Big Poppy design found a new home for a respectable £700.

a large collection of Royal Albert Old Country Rose Patterned tea and dinnerware

Lot 986 was a large collection of Royal Albert Old Country Rose Patterned tea and dinnerware that sold for £220.

Royal Doulton Bunnykins figures Sergeant Mountie and The Businessman

Royal Doulton Bunnykins figures are always a talking point at our auctions. This Royal Doulton Bunnykins figure Sergeant Mountie DB136, limited edition of 250 (left) sold for £240, while this Royal Doulton Bunnykins prototype figure Business Man (right) sold for £220.

6 Royal Crown Derby Old Imari pattern 1128 Dinner plates

These 6 Royal Crown Derby Old Imari pattern 1128 Dinner plates sold for a wonderful £300.

A Boxed Sony Professional Walkman

You might not think of an old Walkman as having much value, but this Boxed Sony Professional Walkman sold for an incredible £460! 

If you have items for auction, get in touch and we can help you with a valuation. Talk to our team of experts who will be able to give you an accurate auction estimate on a range of items from household goods to antiques. You can join us at one of our valuation days (lockdown permitting), email us for an appointment [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)1782 638100 Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. 

Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 25th September and our next Silverdale auction is scheduled for 7th-8th October. The details for both will be published to our Upcoming Auctions page in the coming weeks.

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If you can't come in and see us in person but would like to submit items for auction or valuation, send us an email to [email protected] with details and a photograph (eg make, model, model number, measurements, condition) and one of our experts will provide information and auction estimates. Alternatively, give us a call on 01782 638100 to arrange an appointment.

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