TOP SELLING LOTS
Aston’s, Dudley, May 2
Dr No (1962) original first release British Quad film poster in good folded condition.
Chiswick Auctions, west London, May 3
Early 19th century Sikh silver-foiled saddle axe (tabarzin), possibly Lahore, 22in (55cm) long.
Mallams, Cheltenham, May 1
Two Sino-Tibetan bronze and gilt bronze bodhisattvas, the largest 9in (22cm) high.
HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE
Bamfords, Derby, May 1
Qing soapstone figure of an immortal holding a peach, prunus root base, 13in (32cm high), some damages.
1818 Auctioneers, Milnthorpe, Cumbria on May 7
A pre-war Marklin Gauge 1 Midland Railway clockwork train set comprising locomotive 2609 and tender, two third class carriages and a wagon.
Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Taunton, May 2
A folding ‘Map of the China Coast and Rough Sketch of the Provinces lying between Canton and Pekin’, 1860, published by the Surveyor General’s Office, Calcutta.
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 1-8, 2019.
‘Highest multiple over top 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