Top selling lots
Eppli, Stuttgart, September 1
Rolex Submariner ref. 1680 with red lettering, late 1960s or early 1970s.
Hannam’s, Selborne, September 3
Three from a group of five German 19th century papier-mâché and wood models of botanical specimens by R Brendel & Co, the largest 18½in (47cm) high.
Chiswick Auctions, London, September 4
Qianlong-style gilt bronze and cloisonné enamel prayer wheel, 10½in (27cm) high.
Highest price over estimate
Special Auction Services, Newbury, September 4
Sampler by Elizabeth Palmer at Mrs Peartree’s in her 9th year, dated 1765, 12½ x 10½in (32 x 26cm).
Bentley’s, Cranbrook, September 1
Four Beswick Beatrix Potter figures: Squirrel Nutkin, Pig- Wig, Pigling Bland and a rare Peter Rabbit wall plaque.
Martin & Pole, Wokingham, September 5
Programme for the Gilbert & Sullivan opera Thespis and Dearer Than Life by Henry Byron at the Gaiety Theatre, dated January 29, 1872.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for August 30-September 5, 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