Encompassing a wide variety of items, form taxidermy to memorabilia, collectables are a fascinating and popular area of the market. Duke’s are able to handle items ranging from large collections, such as the Brading Experience sale of 2010, in which the collection of a museum on the Isle of Wight was sold for over £270,000 to single items of curiosity. For more information or expert advice, please contact the department.
A rare 1973 ‘brown head’ Rupert Daily Express annual, in pristine condition, unclipped and without dedication together with a 1973 white head Annual showing Bestall's signature erased and two loose 1973 brown head Annual printers proof covers
Sold for £27,025
A Dunhill ‘Aquarium’ lighter, the oval base with re-entrant corners decorated with pink fish in an underwater landscape, inscribed "Dunhill Lighter", 4".
Sold for £1,345
Calvert of 189 Fleet Street: A chess set comprising a folding rosewood and ivory chessboard with internal leather backgammon surface, stamped "Calvert 189 Fleet Street", with an ivory red-stained and natural chess set, the two white rooks stamped "Calvert 189 Fleet Street", the box similarly stamped, a similar draught set and two leather dice shakers, the board 18" wide.
Sold for £9,150
Last date for entries 27th October 2017.View Catalogue Add to Calendar
An Auction of the residual contents of West Hall, Longburton, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5PFView Catalogue
Last date for entries 1st September 2017.View Catalogue