The benefit of the internet proved all powerful again with a top bid of £28,000 (twenty eight thousand pounds) for a fine Great War triple gallantry medal group which went to a UK based buyer having attracted interest from around the world with the under bidder being on the telephone and also from the UK.

Principal prices paid for some of the better Lots in the sale follow: Bold text items are illustrated.


Lot 104: A 3’ 11” antique continental waxed pine wardrobe with shelf and hanging space enclosed by a pair of panelled doors, set on bun feet. Sold for £220. Lot 116: A 6’ satin birch compactum wardrobe with linen slide and drawer fitted interior enclosed by mirrored and panelled doors with further flanking hanging space, set on plinth base. Sold for £240. Lot 118: A 4’ 9” late Georgian oak two part dresser with plate rack over a base with central drawer fronts and flanking panelled cupboard doors. Sold for £340. Lot 162: A 4’ 6” retro painted metal framed polished stone topped table with slatted undertier. Sold for £240. Lot 273: A 6’ carved and polished oak potboard dresser base with two central drawers, figural decoration and flanking panelled doors, set on bulbous front supports. Sold for £240. Lot 290: A pair of 20th Century studded brown leather upholstered armchairs. Sold for £220. Lot 312: A 30” 19th Century mahogany lowboy with frieze drawer and flanking short drawers, set on chamfered legs. Sold for £260. Lot 315: A late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival ebonised framed and ornately ivory inlaid high back chair with penwork decoration, set on turned stretcher base. Sold for £280 and Lot 339: A 25” diameter early 19th Century painted Hindeloopen table, set on part bobbin turned tripod base. Sold for £240.


Lot 407: An antique rosewood framed banjo barometer/thermometer with profuse mother-of-pearl, abalone and brass inlaid decoration – spirit scale frame with damaged moulding. Sold for £480. Lot 409: An ornate brass and bevelled glass cased carriage timepiece with eight day movement. Sold for £150. Lot 413: A 12 Ύ” antique brass lantern clock with engraved chapter ring, long pendulum and weight driven movement, set on an oak wall bracket. Sold for £320 and Lot 424: A 19th Century mahogany longcase clock, the 12” silvered arched dial marked for P. Vigne, Bath, with eight day bell striking movement. Sold for £400. 


Lot 458: A vintage enamelled advertising sign for Turf Virginia Cigarettes – 24” wide. Sold for £220. Lot 503: A 12” varnished ammonite fossil. Sold for £120. Lot 525: A Victorian mahogany shotgun cartridge box with engraved recessed handle. Sold for £160. Lot 558: A Victorian mahogany shotgun box – converted to a cutlery canteen. Sold for £240. Lot 561: A Georgian brass library telescope with snake foot tripod, locking arm and spare lenses, marked for Tho. Harris & Son, London, in fitted mahogany case. Sold for £580. Lot 580: A boxed silver Yard-o-Lead fountain pen with Grand Barley finish – sold with a Mont Blanc rollerball Classique and a boxed Sheaffer Prelude. Sold for £260. Lot 586: A late 17th Century rapier with swept hilt and wire bound grip. Sold for £1,200. 

Lot 315. £280

Lot 407. £480

Lot 458. £220

Lot 561. £580

Lot 580. £260

Lot 586 £1200

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 23rd and 24th August 2018


Lot 634: William Vickers, Sergeant 1480, D Company 12th Australian Battalion, AIF: a fine Great War triple gallantry medal group comprising Distinguished Conduct Medal with bar, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, 1914-18 Medal and Victory Medal – sold with army orders, certificate, photographs, passport and other related ephemera and collectables. Sold for £28,000. 


Lot 1008: A Royal Crown Derby 8687 pattern part ten place dinner service including tureen and sauce boat. Sold for £180. Lot 1010: A Royal Albert Old Country Roses pattern six place tea and coffee set including two cake stands. Sold for £170. Lot 1023: A Royal Doulton Belmont pattern part six place dinner service including soup cups and saucers. Sold for £140. Lot 1125: A 23” late Victorian Doulton Lambeth stoneware vase with applied and incised decoration by Frank Butler and dated 1882 to base. Sold for £200. Lot 1126: An extensive Minton Haddon Hall pattern tea and dinner service. Sold for £190. Lot 1167: A 14 ½” antique Chinese square profile vase with polychrome court scene decorated sides and moulded mask handles. Sold for £620. Lot 1190: A 16” mid 19th Century Minton parian figure of Miranda by John Bell. Sold for £120 and Lot 1191: A late Victorian Doulton Lambeth Florence Barlow baluster vase with peacock and hen decoration and a moon flask with chick decoration also by Barlow – chip to base. Sold for £380.


Lot 1309: An Allcocks Wizard, gold label three section fishing rod, in canvas bag. Sold for £90. Lot 1317: A vintage canvas fly fishing bag containing a leather wrap of flies, fly tying accessories, cased beakers and other fishing collectables. Sold for £100. Lot 1318: A Victorian brass and steel telescopic salmon fishing gaff with guard stamped for Haynes, Cork. Sold for £130. Lot 1323: An Allcocks Coxon 4 ½” model 4108A fishing reel with ebonite drum flanges – circa 1905-28. Sold for £400 and Lot 1330: An Allcocks Aerial Popular 3 ½” fishing reel. Sold for £130.


Lot 1367: A.L. Grace: an ornate gilt framed oil on canvas still life with spray of flowers in a Delft vase – 26 ½” x 22 ½”. Sold for £110. Lot 1394: Ernest William Haslehurst: A framed watercolour, depicting a view of a North Devon coastal village – signed – 15 Ύ” x 20 ½”. Sold for £200. Lot 1400: R.D. Sherrin: a framed gouache, depicting an extensive Dartmoor landscape with stream – 19 ½” x 29 ½”. Sold for £120 and Lot 1447: Two 20th Century similarly framed oil paintings on canvas, one depicting an Italian lake scene, the other a back street scene with figures – both indistinctly signed. Sold for £140.


Lot 1484: An album containing mint GB decimal stamp packs, First Day Covers and PHQ cards, etc. Sold for £100. Lot 1487: A small collection of mainly 19th Century stamps including part sheets of Halfpenny Green, One Penny Lilac and Halfpenny Orange, etc. Sold for £100. Lot 1494: An album containing an interesting collection of mainly Victorian and Edwardian duty, foreign bill, judicature fees, bill of exchange and other examples – from GB to Straits Settlements – sold with other loose examples. Sold for £280 and Lot 1497: A Japanese lacquered album containing a collection of early 20th Century Japanese tinted and other postcards, also a small quantity of others. Sold for £100.


Lot 634. Sold for a hammer price of £28,000


Lot 1167. Sold £620

Lot 1191. Sold £380.

Lot 1323. Sold for £400.