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A sale of costumes, accessorises and textiles at Tennants of Leyburn in North Yorkshire on February 9 will include this pair of 18th century gold and green silk brocade shoes, above.

The pair, which are worn, scuffed and faded in places, feature woven silver threads, a green and yellow silk trim and leather soles. Estimate £300-500.

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Isaac Findler (1809-88) – a name probably unfamiliar to most – was a house painter and decorator from about 1832 in the ancient parish of Cheddleton in Staffordshire.

He was also a photographer and amateur artist of religious themes and rural views, painting this 2ft 9in x 2ft (84 x 86cm) oil of Cheddleton above. Among the buildings depicted is the 13th century parish church of St Edward the Confessor, which was added to by architect George Gilbert Scott in the 1860s and contains stained-glass windows by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones.

Mallams will include the picture in a sale on February 7 in Cheltenham, estimated at £200-400.

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A 1940s tinplate Chad Valley toy delivery truck, proudly displaying its royal warrant, is guided at £100-150 in M&M Auctions in Spalding, Lincolnshire, on February 7-8.

The toy-maker received a royal warrant in 1938, after it released high-end dolls of princesses Elizabeth and Margaret and a jigsaw puzzle with the approval of their mother, Queen Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

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Devon auction house Chilcotts will sell a variety of antiques from the clearance of The Anchor – a harbour hotel at Porlock Weir formerly owned by the late Martin Miller of antique price guides fame.

The assortment was gathered from auctions and elsewhere by the entrepreneur, hotelier and bon vivant, after he bought The Anchor in 2009 as part of his so-called ‘Exmoor Collection’ of hotels.

The 100-lot group, which has been consigned by The Anchor’s new owners, will be offered across two auctions in Honiton on February 9 and March 2, with estimates ranging from £50-500 per lot.