Steiff Bear charms the bidders

8th September 2015

Kivells Live on Line Collectables Auction of 570 lots at Holsworthy on 8th September saw a packed  Sale Room and bidders on line from Australia, Russia, Israel & USA to mention a few.

 

Among a collection of 70 Teddy Bears’ a 15.5 inch Steiff brown teddy bear circa 1906 with a detailed family history had many admirers prior to the Auction. The bidding was brisk from an opening bid of £200 selling finally to an Internet bidder for £550.

 

Collections of Dinky & Corgi models were entered with pick of the bunch being a Corgi Chipperfields set selling at £150, Corgi James Bond Aston Martin at £85, Man from Uncle Oldsmobile at £50 & a Spot On Vauxhall Cresta and boat £60.

 

A Kingsbury clockwork Golden Arrow record breaking car sold at £170 and a Malcolm Campbell Bluebird with part missing sold at £110.

 

Among a large entry of Coins 45 Britannias sold at £1000, 30 Chinese 10 yuan coins at £750, 23 Australia 1 dollar coins £440 & other silver coin sets at £1800.

 

A 1908 sovereign sold at £190, 1895 Maundy set £60, USA silver dollars at £15 to £20, 1723 Irish halfpenny £15 and Crowns at £15 to £35.

 

Another large entry of Books included a set of leather bound volumes by James selling at £240, 4 Cleverley volumes at £55, 1630 Ovidii Nasons Operum at £50, 2 Blanchminster Charity accounts books at £50, 1831 Scottish Chieftans at £60 and 60 Folio Society books at £250.

 

Paperwork included 1940’s & 50’s Athletics programmes at £110, Marhamchurch plans £75 & sale agreements £40.

 

Among the Collectables a Paillard Bolex cine camera sold at £400, a Thornton Pickard half plate camera at £120, Tisley & Spiller microscope £55 and Air pistols at £20-£40    

                                                                                                                                          

The next auction will be Select Antiques Auction on 13th October 2015 which will be live online at www.the-saleroom.com Lots are being accepted for all future auctions.  Please contact Philip Walter on 01409 259256 or by email at auctions@kivells.com.