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Eppli Auctionshalle, Stuttgart, November 27

South German 19th century ivory and ebony carved and turned filigree chess set, Alpine region, the kings standing 4in (10cm) high. Estimate: n/a

Hammer: €26,000 (£22,135)

Hannam’s, Selborne, Hampshire, November 30

Omega pre-Moon Speedmaster, 1960s. Estimate: £1000-1500

Hammer: £12,000

Midlands Sports Auctions, West Bromwich, November 28

West Bromwich Albion 1919-20 Division 1 Championship Winners Medal, 9ct gold, awarded to right-back Joe Smith. Estimate: £11,000-12,000

Hammer: £11,000

Auktionshaus Lankes, Döhlau, November 27

Early 20th century Märklin tinplate clockwork limousine with headlights, roof rack, rubber tires (replaced), brake and adjustable steering, repainted. Estimate: £n/a

Hammer: €12,000 (£10,220)


Alnwick Auctions, November 30

Elizabeth II silver Colonial Police Meritorious Service Medal, named To Ernest PH Hunt, Superintendant Hong Kong Police. Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £2850

Mellors & Kirk, Nottingham, November 23

Large 19th century Persian blue ground carpet, 14 x 20ft (4.26 x 6.1m), extensive wear and holed in places. Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £7000

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 4-10, 2021.

‘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