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Top selling lots

Humbert & Ellis, Whittlebury, June 14

An automatic steel cased diver’s watch marked Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date and Sea Dweller Submariner 2000.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £21,000

Stroud Auctions, Gloucestershire, June 13

Victorian brooch set with a cushion-cut untreated purple sapphire of approximately 20ct.

Estimate: £2000-4000

Hammer: £16,000

Mellors & Kirk, Nottingham, June 13

Lucie Rie porcelain bowl, c.1960, with manganese and yellow oxide glaze, 9in (22cm).

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £15,000

Highest price over estimate

Mitchells, Cockermouth, June 13

18th century walnut armchair with solid splat back, old wrought-iron repairs.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £2900

Lockdales, Ipswich, June 13

FW Barratt, folding Map of the Parish of St Matthew, Bethnal Green, June 1886.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £3200

Semley Auctioneers, Shaftesbury, June 16,

Original Patek Philippe Nautilus cork box, c.1977 plus a Rolex box and Cartier red velvet pouch (all empty).

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £5000

1290 Most registered online bidders

Stroud Auction Rooms, June 13-15

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for June 14-20, 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