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Top selling lots

Brompton’s, London, October 23

Italian violin by A Carlo Tononi, Venice 1722, with a 14in (35cm) long back.

Estimate: £30,000-50,000

Hammer: £30,000

Charterhouse, Sherborne, October 19

Mid-18th century Neapolitan tortoiseshell box, possibly by Gennaro Sarao, with gold and mother-of-pearl inlays, 5½in (13cm) wide.

Estimate: £4000-5000

Hammer: £9800

Hansons, Etwall, October 19

Jimi Hendrix signed guitar string packet from 1967, full provenance, together with other memorabilia.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £5700


Highest price over estimate

Bishop & Miller, Stowmarket, October 21

18th century boxwood lever action nut cracker, shaped as a jester, 5in (13cm) long.

Estimate: £150-180

Hammer: £6400

David Duggleby, Scarborough, October 21

George III sampler ‘Perpetual Almanack’, by Ann Barlow Reddish 1811, 17½in (44cm) wide x 16in (41cm) tall.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £1650

Hansons, Etwall, October 23

Carved oak pheasant by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson of Kilburn.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £2900


1234 Most registered online bidders

Hansons, Etwall, Derbyshire, October 19-23


Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for October 19-25, 2017.

‘Highest price over estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices as a multiple of the high estimate paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com

‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com