AUCTION RESULTS: Single Owner Collection Sells for £58,000
Posted On: 28 Feb 2022 by Vanya Slater

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Strong competition for silver pieces led to a total hammer of £58,000 for a collection of items from a deceased estate, which also included jewellery and watches...

Top selling lots included a George V 1912 sterling silver tray with gadrooned border by K.B. London which sold for £1,600, a gent’s gold ring with 1.60ct diamond which sold for £1,050, and a pair of Edwardian candlesticks by Sheffield silversmiths Fordham & Faulkner which also made £1,050.

   

Two gold cased pocket watches by the prestigious British firm of J. W. Benson, watchmakers to Queen Victoria, sold for £720 and £640.

Valuer Charlotte Trueman said:
‘The items were owned by a collector from Norfolk who sadly passed away last year. When we met with his family to collect the items they described him as a “real magpie”. The market for silver is strong at the moment and both trade and private buyers were competing to win the lots.’

Entries of silver, jewellery and watches are invited for our Country House Sale to take place in March. For a confidential no-obligation valuation please email photographs to valuations@ryedaleauctioneers.com. Home visits are available for large collections, please call the office on 01751 431 544 to book. Deadline for entries 10th March.


Hammer prices quoted exclude buyer’s premium.