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TW Gaze, Diss, Norfolk, May 16

Rolex Oyster Perpetual ‘Double Red’ Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000 Reference 1665, manufactured in 1975.

Estimate; £20,000-26,000

Hammer: £20,500

Bonhams, London, timed online sale closed May 22

Late 10th to mid 12th century Viking type sword with large Brazil-nut pommel.

Estimate: £5000-6000

Hammer: £11,000

Van Ham, Cologne, May 16

A 19th century micromosaic tripod table with a scene of St Peter’s Square, from the Convent of the Sisters of Charity of St Carolus Borromeus, Maastricht.

Estimate: €8000-10,000

Hammer: €17,000 (£14,500)


Anthemion, Cardiff, May 22

Stephenson type miner’s safety lamp, stamped to the base 478H and 4782.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £4100

Reeman Dansie, Colchester, timed online sale closing May 19

Japanese woodblock print Komagata Embankment, Early Summer, 1919 by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), unframed.

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £3300

Fellows, Birmingham, May 21

Scottish silver and garnet-set dress sporran, Edinburgh 1887 with an associated dirk with horn, two later 20th century belt buckles and a photograph of Scottish Highlanders c.1925.

Estimate: £150-200

Hammer: £3450

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for May 16-16, 2024.

‘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