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Cottees, Poole, July 15

Rolex stainless steel Daytona with black dial, ref 16520, 1997, box and papers.

Estimate: £25,000-30,000

Hammer: £24,100

Knights Sporting Auctions, Norwich, July 15

Manchester United short-sleeved shirt by Admiral worn by Sammy McIlroy in the 1977 Charity Shield.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £23,000

Swan Fine Art, Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, July 13

Samuel Palmer monochrome watercolour and wash, Bright Cloud, Shepherd and Windmill c.1832-33, with full provenance.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £27,000


Tennants, Leyburn, July 15

Reading Time attributed to Edward Thompson Davis (1833-67), oil on panel, 9 x 7in (22 x 17cm) in gilt frame.


Hammer: £12,000

Chilcotts, Honiton, July 15

Late 19th century Tibetan or Bhutanese ceremonial long sword with silver and silver gilt fittings on a traditional sword belt with early 20th century provenance to Colonel RL Vance, RAMC (Indian Medical Service).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £8000

Reeman Dansie, Colchester, July 18

Mixed lot of Chinese antiques including embroidered silk dragon roundel or ‘rank’ badge.

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £1700

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for July 13-19, 2023.

‘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