Column - Antiques by Chris Clubley & Co’s William Wilson

A scratch-built steam train of Sir Alfred the Great realised �2,200.
A scratch-built steam train of Sir Alfred the Great realised �2,200.

The last two Melbourne Antique and Collective sales, on Saturday 12 March and Tuesday 19 April, have produced some outstanding results.

A scratch-built steam train of Sir Alfred The Great realised £2,200. The locomotive was bought by a private collector in Wiltshire.

An Austin J40 pedal car was bought by a collector in the midlands for �1,000

An Austin J40 pedal car was bought by a collector in the midlands for �1,000

In the Tuesday 19 April sale a Robert Fuller original of a dog found a buyer at £750.

An Austin J40 pedal car with considerable interest from a collector in the midlands raced to a £1,000.

A modern oil on canvas depicting “the river Ouse at York” by Digby Page flowed to a new buyer at £340.

A “Black Sterling” mobility scooter realised £160 and a red pride example £140.

A pair of green leather armchairs fetched �400 at the recent sale.

A pair of green leather armchairs fetched �400 at the recent sale.

A Border Fine Arts Woodland Majesty figure group realised £130.

A set of silver Royal Horticultural Society spoons found a buyer at £100.

A Royal Crown Derby “toad” figure exceeded expectations to sell at £150. A London 1887 silver sugar shaker sifted to £95.

An early 20th century and later pine food cupboard was fought to £160. A 19th mahogany partners desk got away at £200.

This Robert E Fuller original found a buyer at �750.

This Robert E Fuller original found a buyer at �750.

Four light Ercol chairs found a buyer at £90.

A pair of green leather 19th style armchairs found a buyer at £400. An Arts and Crafts oak hall stand got away at £200.

Entries are invited for the next Antique and Collective sale on Saturday 14 May.

A partial catalogue will be available a week before the sale. Entries are also invited for the Saturday 9 July Catalogued Antique and Fine Art sale which includes a considerable collection of Beswick.