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Elmwood’s, London, February 8

Rolex Daytona in 18ct yellow gold with (replaced) circular white dial and gold indicators and date aperture, accompanied by box and papers.

Estimate: £35,000-40,000

Hammer: £30,000

Swan Fine Art, Tetsworth, February 3

Large Continental white metal nef with embossed armorial shields and dolphin form support, 3ft (90cm) wide.

Estimate: £400-600

Hammer: £7500

Canterbury Auction Galleries, February 5

Norman Cornish (1919-2014), pastel and watercolour, Miner in tunnel, signed, 20in x 2ft 2in (50 x 55cm).

Estimate: £5000-7000

Hammer: £7500


Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Taunton, February 3

Chinese blue and white ovoid jar with fan shaped reserves of figures and scholars objects, Kangxi mark, 11in (27cm) high, lacking cover.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £4000

Victor Mee, Belturbet, Co Cavan, February 3

Probably 17th century oil on canvas still-life, 2ft 1in (62cm) wide.

Estimate: £100-200

Hammer: €9600

Laidlaw, Carlisle, February 5

Hipkins patent rack and lever corkscrew, Birmingham, c.1879 with traces of original bronzing.

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £1650

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