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Graham Budd, London, November 5

1985 FA Cup winner’s medal awarded to John Gidman of Manchester United.

Estimate: £8000-12,000

Hammer: £20,000

Wessex Auction Rooms, Chippenham, November 1

Rare pressing of God Save The Queen by The Sex Pistols (A&M AMS 7284) as given to a small number of longstanding A&M employees when their London office closed in 1998.

Estimate: £12,000-15,000

Hammer: £13,000

Bentley’s, Cranbrook, November 2

Late-19th century Qing silver teaset with retailer’s marks for Wang Hing & Co of Hong Kong, 66oz.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £12,600


W&H Peacock, Bedford, November 1

Probably late 16th or early 17th century grotesque dish in the manner of Virgiliotto Calamelli of Faenza, 8in (20cm) across, chips and cracks.

Estimate: £30-40

Hammer: £3200

Mallams, Cheltenham, October 30

Hu shaped porcelain vase with a greyish blue glaze and six-character Zhuanshu seal mark of Qianlong, 5½in (14cm) high.

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £10,000

Adam Partridge, Cheshire, October 31

Two Royal Crown Derby vases and covers, the largest 5½in (14cm) high with gilt and turquoise jewelled decoration and floral vignettes by Desire Leroy (1840-1908).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £7200

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 30-November 6, 2019.

‘Highest multiple over top estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 20 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 20 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com