Fine art Sale on 11/10/11

Lots: 1721-1750 of 1810

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1721

A GEORGE III TRAVELLING INKWELL
with pricked engraving, the tapering case with pull-off cover revealing an ink vessel with screw cap and a pull-out, telescopic dip pen, by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1803; 2.3" (6 cms) high; 1.1 oz
Estimate: 600-700

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1722

AN EDWARDIAN TRAVELLING CASE
narrow oblong with suspensory ring & flip up cover, fitted with a three-fold, brass mounted ivory rule, the case by Cohen & Charles, Birmingham 1908 (the rule by Rabone & sons); 3.5" (9 cms) long; 0.5 oz weighable silver
Estimate: 170-200

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260

1723

A GEORGE V TRAVELLING PENCIL CASE
oval section with a pull-off cover containing a pencil holder & four spare pencil inserts, by William Hornby, London 1911; 3" (7.5 cms) long; 1.25 oz
Estimate: 150-200

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1724

A GEORGE V SCOTTISH COMBINED DIP PEN, PENCIL & PAPER KNIFE
inscribed " A Souvenir of Burlington House", by E. Baker & Son, Birmingham 1926, fitted case. These were presented to brides after they signed the marriage register; 6.6" (19.2 cms) long; 0.3 oz
Estimate: 80-120

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80

1725

A GEORGE III TUBULAR SEALING WAX HOLDER
pulling apart in the centre, each end with an oval seal terminal, one with initials; the other with an intaglio coat of arms, unmarked, c.1765; 4.5" (11.5 cms) long; 2.1 oz
Estimate: 400-500

Nil

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1726

A GEORGE IV MOUNTED IVORY PAPER KNIFE
with a tapering handle & seal terminal which pulls off to reveal a telescopic pencil, by Sampson Mordan & Co., London 1922; 8.8" (22.4 cms) long
Estimate: 300-400

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1727

AN EDWARDIAN PAPER KNIFE
with a tapering handle & seal terminal which pulls off to reveal a tube to hold a wick for melting wax by Sampson Mordan & Co., London 1904; 9.65" (24.5 cms) long; 2.6 oz
Estimate: 200-250

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1728

A GEORGE V TRAVELLING NOTEPAD
the spring cover hinging up & revealing a small photograph frame, initialled "NGE", by Cohen & Charles, Birmingham 1913; 3.1" (8 cms) long
Estimate: 120-150

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1729

A VICTORIAN PATENT "PAN TAN" TELESCOPIC PENCIL & COUNTER/SCORER COMBINED the pencil sheath with enamelled numbers and apertures, the outer sleeve is turned to change underlying coloured markers, suspensory ring, by S. Mordan & Co. (incuse mark) c.1885; 3.7" (9.3 cms) long; 1.8 oz
Estimate: 250-300

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220

1730

A LATE VICTORIAN PAPER KNIFE
with a pull-out, telescopic dip pen and pencil in the end of the handle, by Cohen & Charles, London 1899; 8.25" (21 cms) long; 2.1 oz
Estimate: 350-400

Nil

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1731

A VICTORIAN NOVELTY PROPELLING PENCIL & PAPER KNIFE COMBINED
in the form of a ceremonial sword & scabbard with two suspensory rings, by E.H. Stockwell, London 1874, retailed by "W.Thornhill, 144 New Bond St.";
7" (18 cms) long; 1.2 oz
Estimate: 500-600

Nil

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420

1732

A LATE VICTORIAN NOVELTY TELESCOPIC DIP PEN & PENCIL
in the form of a besom or broom, initialled "ABR from EI" by Sampson Mordan & Co., (incuse mark) c.1900; 5.5" (14 cms) long; 0.75 oz
Estimate: 200-250

Nil

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1733

AN EDWARDIAN NOVELTY BRISTLE PEN WIPE
in the form of a standing pig, by Levi & Salaman, Birmingham 1902 (loaded);
2" (5.1 cms) long
Estimate: 150-200

Nil

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300

1734

A LATE VICTORIAN SMALL PAPER KNIFE & BOOKMARK COMBINED
with a hexagonal handle, by S. Mordan & Co., London 1891; 4.6" (11.7 cms) long; 0.4 oz
Estimate: 130-160

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110

1735

A GEORGE III ENGRAVED PORTE-CRAYON, FOUR INCH RULE & MAGNIFYING GLASS COMBINED unmarked, probably Birmingham-made c.1795; 5.1" (13 cms) long
Estimate: 250-300

Nil

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1736

AN EDWARDIAN SEALING WAX HOLDER, SEAL & VESTA CASE COMBINED
in the form of a square section tube, hinged cover at one end and a screw to secure the wax stick at the other, by S. Clifford & Co., London 1909;
2.8" (7.3 cms) long; 1.25 oz
Estimate: 150-200

Nil

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1737

A VICTORIAN TUBULAR SEAL
with a pull-out, telescopic pencil & a magnifying glass terminal, intaglio initial & coronet, by S. Mordan & Co. (incuse mark) c.1885; 3.7" (9.2 cms) long; 1.6 oz
Estimate: 300-400

Nil

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1738

AN EDWARDIAN COMBINED PENCIL HOLDER & "ROTA-METER"
(a measuring instrument with a dial & a knurled wheel to measure up to twenty five feet in length calibrated in inches & feet), the pencil with slider, by Alfred Wigley, Chester, 1904; 3.5" (8.8 cms) long
Estimate: 200-250

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1739

A VICTORIAN COMBINATION DIP PEN, PENCIL & PAPER KNIFE
in the form of an engine-turned tube of shaped section with three sliders, by S. Mordan & Co. (incuse mark) c.1885; 3" (7.6 cms) long; 0.6 oz
Estimate: 200-250

Nil

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1740

A VICTORIAN BARREL-SHAPED SANDER
by George Fox, London 1869; 2.1" (5.2 cms) high; 2 oz
Estimate: 150-200

Nil

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130

1741

A VICTORIAN WRITING COMPENDIUM
of plain shallow rectangular form, hinging open to reveal a gilt interior fitted with two folding candle/sealing wax holders, a hinged inkwell, a vesta box & wafer seal box (combined) with hinged striker plate, a lift-out dip pen, a pencil and a narrow rear compartment, monogrammed "MLG", by Henry William Dee, London 1878;
4.1" (10.3 cms) long; 12.25 oz
Estimate: 1000-1300

Nil

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1750

1742

A VICTORIAN POCKET POSTAL SCALE
with engine-turned decoration, the dial inscribed with postal rates from one to three pence corresponding to 1/3 ounce up to 8 ounces, by J. Barkentin, London 1871, original fitted case; 4.1" (10.3 cms) long; 1.2 oz
Estimate: 600-800

Nil

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500

1743

A LATE VICTORIAN NOVELTY PEN WIPE
in the form of a miniature 'Kent' knife sharpener on a lacquered hardwood base by W.R. Corke, London 1897; 3.25" (8.4 cms) diameter
Estimate: 400-500

Nil

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1744

A VICTORIAN MOUNTED MOTHER OF PEARL CARNET DE BAL
carved with the Prince of Wales's feathers on the front, the six ivory leaves with the days Monday through to Saturday, the pencil marked "Butler", c.1860;
2.7" (6.8 cms) long
Estimate: 300-400

Nil

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320

1745

AN EDWARDIAN FOUR PIECE DESK SET
in a lined & fitted Morocco leather case comprising a dip pen, pencil, small paper knife and a seal incised "Gris" (intaglio), all with spiral fluted decoration, by Sampson Mordan & Co.Ltd., Chester 1905; the case 6.75" (17.2 cms) long;
1.5 oz approx.
Estimate: 200-250

Nil

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200

1746

AN EDWARDIAN PATENT, SEALING WAX HOLDER
sprung to hold the wax out at the desired length, by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd., Chester 1908; 6" (15.2 cms) long; 1.75 oz
Estimate: 150-200

Nil

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1747

A GEORGE V MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL PAPER KNIFE / PAGE TURNER
with a perpetual calendar handle, enamelled days & dates, the days changed by turning the knurled wheel against a ratchet, by Asprey & Co. Ltd., Birmingham 1910; 13.1" (33.2 cms) long
Estimate: 500-600

Nil

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1748

A GEORGE IV SHALLOW CIRCULAR SEAL BOX
inscribed on one side "William John Count de la Cruz 1st July 1823" below a coronet and on the other with the initials "GP" below a crown, containing a wax seal, by John Jago, London 1823; 2.1" (5.3 cms) diameter; 1 oz
Estimate: 300-350

Nil

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560

1749

A SMALL EDWARDIAN SEAL
surmounted by the cast figure of a dog, the base unscrewing to reveal a single quill nib by William Hornby, London 1907; 1.75" (4.5 cms) high; 1 oz
Estimate: 150-200

Nil

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120

1750

A GEORGE V SMALL SEAL
with intaglio initial "B", surmounted by the figure of a fish, by Sampson Mordan, Chester 1912; 1.8" (2.2 cms) high
Estimate: 100-200

Nil

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80

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