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The 7 1/2 x 12 x 9in (19 x 30 x 23cm) vanity box, with a Bramah lock, contained a set of cut-glass, plated and silver-covered jars and boxes with various mother-of-pearl handled instruments. With the added attractions of two concealed jewellery drawers and the silver bearing London marks for 1885, the box sold to a North Country dealer at £850.

The Goldsmith & Silversmiths man's case, with stainless steel fittings, had a removable tray compartment with silver-mounted jars, bottles, brushes and other accessories marked for Birmingham 1936. Measuring 6 1/2in x 18 x 13 in (16.5 x 46 x 33cm) it sold to a private bidder at £300.