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Superb September 7 auction at Lichfield

Wednesday, 26 August, 2020 - Modified on Friday, 04 September, 2020 at 3:33 pm

Superb September 7 auction at Lichfield

WEIGHING in at more than 760 lots, Richard Winterton’s superb September 7 sale is simply a knockout!

Starting at 9.30am on the Monday, the online-only Antiques & Home Sale features a diverse array of stunning lots ranging from vintage watches to sought-after ceramics, microscopes and cameras to Roman artefacts and even a collection of sewing machines!

The catalogue can be viewed via our Auction Dates page from Friday afternoon, August 28.

Meanwhile, here’s a preview of just some of the lots catching our eye…

Collectable Watches

Lot 97: A Zenith El Primero automatic chronograph wristwatch. (Est. £1,500-£1,800*)

Lot 98: A mid-1970s Omega Speedmaster automatic Mark V ‘television’ wristwatch, block link bracelet and foldover clasp, accompanied by its information booklet and Omega box. (Est. £1,000-£1,500*)

Lot 99: A 9ct gold Omega automatic Genève wristwatch, fitted with a wide mesh bracelet and an Omega stamped Jewellery clasp, hallmarked London 1973. (Est. £600-£700*)

Lot 100: A 1971 Rolex Explorer automatic Precision wristwatch, 34mm, ref. 5500, accompanied by a Rolex box and outer box, numbered 06.00.06. (Est. £3,000-£3,500*)

Works Of Art

Lot 120: A Russian ormolu chamberlain’s key. A a badge of office dating to the reign of Alexander II. (Est. £2,000-£2,500*)


Lot 143: A mid-20th century limed oak collector’s cabinet containing multiple drawers of fossils, shells and items of entomological interest. (Est. £100-£150*)


Lot 322: Sherree Valentine Daines ‘Number 20’, oil on board. (Est. £1,500-£2,000*)

Lot 323: Fabian Perez 'Linda In Red III', oil on canvas. (Est. £6,000-£7,000*)


Lot 342: A Royal Doulton prestige figure group matador and bull. (Est. £600-£800*)

Lot 350: A pair of Coalport twin-handled urns and covers with handpainted panels of maidens, ‘The Fair Musician’ and ‘Sunny Climes’. Signed by J Keeling. (Est. £2,000-£3,000*)

Lot 400: A Royal Doulton prestige porcelain figure of Princess Badoura (HN2081). (Est. £1,800-£2,000*)

Lot 411: A rare Royal Doulton stoneware model of ‘La Victoire’, a crowing cockerel by John Broad circa 1900. (Est. £800-£1,200*)


Two early 19th century brass microscopes in fitted mahogany cases, both with accessories.

Lot 460: A Culpepper type monocular microscope by Abraham of Bath. (Est. £400-£600*)

Lot 461: A travelling microscope. (Est. £200-£300*)

Roman Pottery & Glassware

Lots 466 to 474 feature nine lots of ancient Roman pottery and glass, estimated to fetch in the region of £1,200-£1,500*.

Cameras & Binoculars

Lots 475 to 512 feature a range of cameras and binoculars, mostly from the same collector.

Lot 495: A boxed pair of Canon image stabiliser 18x50 binoculars. (Est. £150-£180*)

Lot 505: A Sigma 150-500mm f5 telephoto lens, Canon-fit with hood and other accessories. (Est. £200-£250*)

Lot 506: A Canon EOS 40D DSLR camera together with a Sigma lens and accessories. (Est. £120-£150*)

Lot 512: A Zenza Bronica medium format camera. (Est. £250-£300*)

Sewing Machines

Lots 513-525 feature a collection of sewing machines across 13 lots, the majority from a single owner collector. They include a mixture of late Victorian and early 20th century British and American examples.

Clockwise from top left: Lots 520, 521, 522 and 523.

Lot 525: A Joseph Harris of Birmingham ‘The Imperial’ treadle machine. (Est. £100-£150*)


Lot 1430: A late Victorian walnut circular adjustable reading stand/table with an ingenious screw column mechanism. (Est. £150-£200*)

Lot 1431: An 18th century and later ash and elm stick back country elbow chair. (Est. £200-£300*)

Lot 1432: A Knoll Barcelona chair designed by Mies Van De Rohe. Button black leather on a chrome frame, signed to the front leg and comes with a certificate of authenticity. (Est. £1,200-£1,500*)

With more than 760 lots, this preview is just a taster! The entire catalogue can be viewed via our Auction Dates page from August 28.

The Antiques & Home Sale starts at 9.30am on the Monday, September 7. For enquiries, please telephone 01543 251081 or email

*All prices are subject to buyer’s premium of 24% inclusive of 20% VAT

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