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TOP SELLING LOTS

Eppli Auktionhaus, Stuttgart, October 5

IWC observation watch Beobachtungsuhr B-Uhr c.1940.

Estimate: N/A

Hammer: €19,000

Fieldings, Stourbridge, October 5

Oak bookcase, c.1924, purchased from the Edward Barnsley workshop by Robert Dudley Best of Best & Lloyd, the inventor of the ‘Bestlite’, for £63.2.6.

Estimate: £10,000-12,000

Hammer: £9000

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Fieldings, Stourbridge, October 5

Linthorpe Pottery tapered vase with graduated turquoise glaze signed for Christopher Dresser.

Estimate: £70-100

Hammer: £4100

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Taunton, October 3

Three Victorian Staffordshire figures including a model of a lurcher and a rare pair lop-eared rabbits.

Estimate: £30-50

Hammer: £1100

Duke’s, Dorchester, October 9

Antiquarian oak panel carved with the story of Thomas Becket, 4ft 5in (1.34m), from the Athelhampton House sale. For more on this auction visit ATG's news story on the Athelhampton House sale.

Estimate: £200-400

Hammer: £7500

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Taunton, October 3

Meiji period gilt bronze and inlaid writing box decorated with a coastal scene with boats and a palace, 7½in (18cm) wide, signed upper right.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £2800

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for October 3-9, 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