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BUYING – Collectors Sales at 10.30 am start

Next Collector’s Sale – Friday 1st September

On view Wednesday 30th August 10.00am – 1.00pm & 2.00pm – 6.00pm; Thursday 31st August 2.00pm – 4.00pm and morning of Sale from 9.00am


Online Catalogue – link

Upcoming Items

G Ormerod – The History of Cheshire, three large vols 1882 – next Collectors Sale 1st September Edwardian German steam locomotive – next Collectors Sale 1st September Large old blue plush elephant – next Collectors Sale 1st September
 Large collection of mint and boxed mining, drilling and construction vehicles by Cat, Liebherr, Bucyrus and others – next Collectors Sale 1st September  J.C. Burrow – ‘Mongst Mines & Miners’ 1893, signed by the author – next Collectors Sale 1st September  Fine 1827 pattern Royal Navy Officers sword by Prosser with owners initials and research – next Collectors Sale 1st September
 5″ gauge live steam Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway “Pug” locomotive – next Collectors Sale 1st September  Collection of scale model beam engines and pumps including Stuart etc – next Collectors Sale 1st September  Old enamelled mining explosives warning sign – next Collectors Sale 1st September
 Selection of Victorian GB stamps and postal history – next Collectors Sale 1st September  Every Man his own Gardener 1789 and The Flower Garden 1838 – next Collectors Sale 1st September  19th Century cased 16 bore percussion sporting gun by Forsyth – next Collectors Sale 1st September
 Collection of gold coins including guineas and sovereigns – next Collectors Sale 1st September  Album of early Chinese photographs – next Collectors Sale 1st September  Large old model London-Brighton mail coach – next Collectors Sale 1st September

Recent Sales

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A pair of 2WW German Naval binoculars – sold £2300.00 Cornwall & Devon Miners Artillery Helmet – sold £2600.00 Pair of cased 19th Century Officers percussion belt pistols by Westley Richards – sold £4600.00
 Original 24-page music score by Malcolm Arnold “The Padstow Lifeboat” – sold £2100.00  Victorian Officers broad sword of the 74th Highlanders – sold £1300.00  Album of 19th Century African and Americas stamps – sold £1100.00
 2012 gold £10 proof coin – sold £5400.00  Pair of cased flintlock duelling pistols by Robert Wogdon of London – sold £8400.00
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Old copper divers helmet by Siebe Gorman – sold £4000.00 Atlas of the Society for Useful Knowledge, 2 vols & supplement bound as one 1844 – sold £3000.00 Collection of Cornish and West Country railway memorabilia – sold in excess of £12,000.00

What Can I Buy?

Books, postcards, cigarette cards, paperwork, stamps, coins including gold and silver, medallions, banknotes, mining and sporting memorabilia, scientific instruments, toys, models, medals, badges, weapons and militaria

When Can I Buy?

Every 6 – 8 weeks – look out for detailed adverts in the local press (West Briton, Cornish Guardian and Cornishman)

What Commission Do I Pay?

15% plus Vat at the current rate –(on commission only)

When Can I View?

Wednesdays (prior to sale) 10am – 1pm (specialized sales only) and 2pm – 6pm
Thursdays (prior to sale) 2pm – 4pm
And Morning of Sales from 9am


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 Rare Marklin clockwork model boat “Jolanda” – sold in Sept for £5600.00  Album of Cornish mining related photographs & postcards – sold £1900.00  Victorian porcelain and wood doll – sold £4300.00
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Rare Doggett’s coat and badge Thames waterman’s rowing prize jacket 1953 – sold £5300.00 First War DSO MC group of medals to the Tunelling Companies Royal Engineers – sold £8000.00 Rare Crimea Officers sword of Capt John M Webb 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards – sold £1400.00


Are Catalogues Available?

Yes they are, from our office at the Auction Centre. Priced at £3 (or can be posted at a cost of £4) Tel: 01209 822266

Do You Post Items Purchased?

Yes we have our own in-house postal service, most items purchased can be sent locally, nationally and abroad for a small fee. – Auctioneers discretion will apply

How Long Do I Have To Remove Items?

Items can be cleared during the sale, otherwise we would expect all items to be paid for and cleared within 2 weeks of the auction.

Transporting Large Purchased Items

We don’t do any transport ourselves but can recommend a carrier who would be willing to help.

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