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Top selling lots

Oakridge Auction Gallery, Ashburn, Virginia, June 2

Seikosha Second World War Japanese pilot’s watch numbered 6787.

Estimate: $15,000-25,000

Hammer: $18,000 (£11,700)

Special Auction Services, Newbury, June 5

The Stile, an Art Deco bronze and ivory figure by Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943), 10in (25cm) high.

Estimate: £7000-10,000

Hammer: £11,000

Batemans, Stamford, June 2

Late 19th century Qing silk court robe.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £9500

Highest price over estimate

Dreweatts 1759, Newbury, June 5

Dehua type Guanyin group, impressed seal marks, 15in (37cm) high.

Estimate: £600-800

Hammer: £9000

Sheffield Auction Gallery, June 1

Watkins & Hill (Charing Cross, London) compound brass monocular microscope.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: £2200

1818 Auctioneers, Milnthorpe, June 4,

Two 18th century Whieldon-type figures modelled as horse and lady rider (labelled Illustrated in Mankowitz & Haggar) and a parrot.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £1600

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Most registered online bidders

Hannam’s, Hampshire, May 31-June 1

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 31-June 6, 2018.

‘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