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.
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 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.
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.