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This early silver ‘castle top’ vinaigrette above by Joseph Willmore (1773- 1855), Birmingham 1838, shows Kenilworth Castle in Warwickshire. It is estimated at £400-600 by Aston’s of Dudley, West Midlands, in the February 21 auction.

The grandson of Thomas Willmore, an original member of the Birmingham Assay Office, he registered his mark in the city in 1806 and became well regarded as a maker of snuff boxes with repoussé or castle-top lids.

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A classic piece of Liberty & Co Cymric ware by Archibald Knox is estimated at £800-1200 at Thomson Roddick Auctioneers in Edinburgh on February 21.

The 3½in (9cm) high silver-cased carriage clock has an enamelled dial with Arabic numerals and is raised on four bun feet. It is marked for Birmingham 1906.

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A signed letter by Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) is among the highlights of a sale of art and antiques at Dee, Atkinson & Harrison in Driffield, East Yorkshire, on February 22.

The correspondence, dated December 1, 1921, on headed notepaper, regards a translation error in his book, Psychopathology of Everyday Life. It was written to Dr Crowther at Middleton-in-Wharfedale Sanatorium (a hospital for convalescing soldiers in the First World War) who had queried the misprint.

Sometimes called the ‘Mistake Book’ (to go with the ‘Dream Book’ and the ‘Joke Book’), The Psychopathology of Everyday Life became perhaps the best-known of all Freud’s writings. He realised he was becoming a celebrity when he found his cabin-steward reading the book on his 1909 visit to the US.

Estimate £1000-1500.

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Tele-snaps from a 1960s episode of Doctor Who will be included in a sale at Bristol Auction Rooms on February 28 in Brislington.

The off-screen photos were taken by John Cura (1902-69) during the second-series episode of The Daleks, starring Patrick Troughton as the Doctor and directed by Christopher Barry.

Cura – the only photographer to have taken and sold tele-snaps commercially – generally took around 70-80 for each programme, which were mostly purchased by actors and directors to use as records and examples of their work before the use of video-cassette recorders.

Estimate £800-1200.