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Made by Birmingham manufacturer Joseph Lucas Ltd, this large 11½in (29cm) high brass King of the Road automobile headlight (no 584) forms part of the Kenneth Barnes collection of transport and other related lamps.

Over 100 lots, featuring a broad array of examples, will go under the hammer in a two-day sale of model railway and collectable toys held at Cottees Auctions in Poole, Dorset, on April 6-7.

Estimate £300-500.


Jewellery and watches are the emphasis of Bishop and Miller’s next auction on April 1 in Stowmarket, Suffolk.

This cased pair of 2¾in (7cm) long Victorian cameo earrings, carved as classical heads in profile with arched and drop fittings, are guided at £200-300 and come housed in a fitted leather-clad case.

Eric Clapton’s Rolex Daytona watch (estimate £30,000-50,000), which was acquired by the guitarist in 2014 and purchased by a Rolex collector in 2016, leads the sale.


This 4¼in (11cm) high Bronze Age terracotta cup is being offered without reserve in TimeLine Auctions’ April 1 sale in Harwich, Essex.

Decorated with polychrome geometric panels and the profile of a lion and grazing ibex, the piece is an example of the pottery produced in the 3rd-2nd millennium BC by the Indus Valley Civilisation that occupied the north western regions of South Asia.

The well-preserved cup has been consigned from a London collection of Bronze Age pottery formed in the 1970s-‘80. Estimate £80-100.


This 17in (43cm) square original tinplate enamelled sign promotes The Oakmore Brand Boots & Shoes made by Northampton boot manufacturers Oakeshott & Finnemore. The sign is guided at £50-80 in JP Humbert Auctioneers’ sale on April 1 in Whittlebury, Northamptonshire.