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TOP SELLING LOTS

Kidson-Trigg, Swindon, October 6

Late 19th/early 20th century sapphire and diamond brooch.

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £21,000

Forum Auctions, London, September 30

Casino Royale by Ian Fleming, first edition, 1953.

Estimate: £12,000-18,000

Hammer: £17,000

Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, October 5

Still life with a coffee pot by

Mary Fedden (1915-2012), oil on canvas, signed and dated Fedden 1999, 20in x 2ft (51 x 61cm).

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £10,500

HIGHEST MULTIPLE OVER TOP ESTIMATE

Thomas N Miller, Newcastle upon Tyne, October 5

A vintage advertising board, It’s OK, for OK sauce.

Estimate: £10-20

Hammer: £380

Gildings, Market Harborough, October 5

Ruskin Pottery inkwell with cover, 1909.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £950

Hawley’s, East Yorkshire, October 3

A Shelley tea service comprising 10 cups, 11 saucers, 12 plates, milk and sugar.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £750


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