Out of the Ordinary

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Date of the auction: 12.02.2019

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A LARGE ENAMEL CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE SIGN

A LARGE ENAMEL CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE SIGN, French, from the Champagne region, with metal fixings to the rear, 46cm wide, 155cm high

Lot #: 170

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A FRENCH PAINTED WAITER SIGN

A FRENCH PAINTED WAITER SIGN, early-mid 20th century, painted, carrying a tray of aperitifs, the right foot panel missing, 51cm wide, 170cm high

Lot #: 171

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A LARGE FRENCH KNIFE TRADE SIGN

A LARGE FRENCH KNIFE TRADE SIGN, early 20th century, a metal blade with wooden handle, with worn gilded lettering 'Laguiole' on the blade, referring to the knife-making town in the Auvergne, made to stand or hang, 18cm wide, 5cm deep, 158cm high

Lot #: 172

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A RARE COLLECTION OF CHÂTEAU MOUTON ROTHSCHILD WINE LABELS

A RARE COLLECTION OF CHÂTEAU MOUTON ROTHSCHILD WINE LABELS, 1945-1999, a fine collection of Château Mouton Rothschild wine bottle labels, designed annually by artists including: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Salvador Dali, Georges Braque, Andy Warhol,, Jean Cocteau, Wassily Kandinsky, Henry Moore and

Lot #: 173

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A COLLECTION OF TEN FRENCH PEPPER GRINDERS

A COLLECTION OF TEN FRENCH PEPPER GRINDERS, 1860-1900, a variety of designs in silver, pewter and nickel plate with glass bowls, some having wooden or ceramic knob handles, 10 to13cm high (10

Lot #: 174

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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'THE CHEQUERS INN' SIGN

'THE CHEQUERS INN' SIGN, late 19th century, English, brass, curved to fit on a column, a metal hanging loop to the back, 28cm wide, 10cm deep, 61cm high

Lot #: 175

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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TWO 'SELTZOGENE' GLASS DOUBLE BALL SODA SIPHONS

TWO 'SELTZOGENE' GLASS DOUBLE BALL SODA SIPHONS, 19th century, French, with protective wire jacket and pewter neck, made in Paris by the Lefevre company, with maker's name and model name engraved on the neck, 43cm high (2

Lot #: 176

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A PAIR OF LARGE SPANISH HAM ADVERTISING SIGNS

A PAIR OF LARGE SPANISH HAM ADVERTISING SIGNS, c.1950-1970, painted plywood, from La Boqueria market in Barcelona, 66cm wide, 188cm high (2

Lot #: 177

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A FRENCH WEDDING CAKE PAINTED TRADE SIGN

A FRENCH WEDDING CAKE PAINTED TRADE SIGN, c.1860-1880, japanned metal with wooden backing, from a patisserie in Bordeaux, 61cm wide, 102cm high

Lot #: 178

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A LARGE TOLEWORK TEA CANISTER

A LARGE TOLEWORK TEA CANISTER, late 19th century, English, hexagonal, gilded and decorated with a Chinese tea scene, weighted at the base, lid possibly a later replacement, 41cm diameter, 102cm high

Lot #: 179

Estimate: £1,600 - £2,200

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A FRENCH CARVED PIG

A FRENCH CARVED PIG, early-mid 20th century, a walnut seated pig with flat back, probably from a charcuterie shop, 64cm wide, 20cm deep, 59cm high

Lot #: 180

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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BIZARRE BONES

BIZARRE BONES, 20th century, an unusual large oval glass dome filled with bird bones, 31cm high

Lot #: 181

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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HORSE SKULL

HORSE SKULL, 19th century, a nicely-aged teaching aid bisected skull of a horse, 58cm long

Lot #: 182

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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BABOON BONES

BABOON BONES, ¨ 20th century, a box of incomplete Baboon bones (Papio hamadryas), box size 29 x 16cm Annex B - may be subject to CITES Regulations when exported

Lot #: 183

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A CAMEL SKULL

A CAMEL SKULL, 19th century, a camel (Camelus bactrianus) skull, 47cm long

Lot #: 184

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A FISH SKELETON

A FISH SKELETON, modern, a beautifully presented fish skeleton (red snapper) mounted in a rectangular glazed case, 68 x 40cm

Lot #: 185

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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CRABS

CRABS, modern, an unusual collection of crabs mounted in a rectangular glazed case, 77 x 52cm

Lot #: 186

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A FOX SKELETON

A FOX SKELETON, late 20th century, a well presented Gerrard Biological Centre fox skeleton in a perspex case, 38 x 85cm

Lot #: 187

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A MOUNTED RABBIT SKELETON

A MOUNTED RABBIT SKELETON, prepared by Gerrard Biological Centre, below a perspex cover, 47.5cm wide, 26cm high

Lot #: 188

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A PURPLE PUPPY

A PURPLE PUPPY, 20th century, a taxidermy specimen of a growling puppy, mounted on bright purple material in an oval bow fronted glass case, 38 x 27cm

Lot #: 189

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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OLD TEX

OLD TEX, late 20th century, a seated full mount taxidermy Labrador dog, 77cm long

Lot #: 190

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A VICTORIAN MINIATURE DOG

A VICTORIAN MINIATURE DOG, late 19th century, a miniature taxidermy dog, mounted in a glass dome, 12cm long

Lot #: 191

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A SLEEPING CAT

A SLEEPING CAT, late 20th century, a taxidermy model of a curled-up sleeping domestic cat, 30cm long

Lot #: 192

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DOG

A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DOG, on a velvet-lined and mahogany plinth, 61cm wide, 27.5cm deep, 26cm high

Lot #: 193

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A WHITE POMERANIAN DOG

A WHITE POMERANIAN DOG, early 20th century, a taxidermy white Pomeranian or Spitz dog, cased and mounted on a pink cushion, 63 x 60cm

Lot #: 194

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DOG

A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DOG, on a velvet mounted base, with a painted back, lacking glass case, 61cm wide, 29cm deep, 41cm high

Lot #: 195

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A SPERM WHALE PENIS

A SPERM WHALE PENIS, ¨ late 19th century, a taxidermy stuffed sperm whale penis (Physeter macrocephalus), stuffed with hair and end tied with rope, 167cm long and 29cm at the thickest part CITES ANNEX - A The vendor of this item has received an, email from the UK CITES Management Authority and this

Lot #: 196

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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BLACK BEAR

BLACK BEAR, ¨ 20th century, a black bear (Ursus americanus) taxidermy head mount on a shield, 45cm high Annex B - may be subject to CITES Regulations when exported

Lot #: 197

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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POLAR BEAR

POLAR BEAR, ¨ late 20th century, a superb full mount taxidermy Canadian polar bear (ursus maritimus) mounted on a rocky base, 230cm high Annexe B - may be subject to CITES Regulations when exported. Thirteen of the nineteen subpopulations of, Polar bear live in Canada. Adult males measure up to 3

Lot #: 198

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 12 Feb 2019

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A TIGER HEAD MOUNT

A TIGER HEAD MOUNT, ¨ early 20th century, a taxidermy tiger head mount attributed to Theobald Bros, Mysore, India, with snarling mouth and mounted on a shield, shield 58 x 78cm Annexe A - as this tiger's head mount dates from earlier than 1947, it, needs no certification for sale in this country

Lot #: 199

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800

Date: 12 Feb 2019