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Estimated at £50-100 each, a trio of George III silver caddy spoons will be sold at Charterhouse Auctions on August 24-25 in Sherborne, Dorset.

They form part of a silver collection of 18th and 19th caddy spoons and decanter labels consigned by a collector in Bristol. or see this item on thesaleroom.com

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An original 1960s British Rail enamel station sign for Aberystwyth station in Wales is included in East Bristol Auctions’ sale on August 18.

The 3ft (91cm) long sign is in good condition, with some paint retouching in places to the original cream and brown British Rail colours.

Estimate £300-500.

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Gildings’ Toys, Trains and Juvenalia sale in Market Harborough, Leicestershire on August 22 will feature this Huntley & Palmers biscuit tin.

In the shape of a farmhouse, the c.1910 tin was marketed to be used with children’s farm animals and comes with a pull-out hedge.

Estimate £100-150.

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A small 8in (7cm) high Roman glass jar is priced at £200 from London antiquities dealer CJ Martin Coins & Ancient Art.

Dated to the 3rd-4th century AD, it has a lustrous yellow colour and mother-of-pearl-like iridescence, the result of chemical processes that occurred after the vessel was buried.

Such receptacles were used by both men and women in the home. They were commonly strung on a chain or cord and may have once had metal or glass stoppers attached.

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