Highest price over estimate
Golding Young, Grantham, January 4
Adam style iron and steel fire grate.
Toovey’s, Washington, West Sussex, December 30
Eight 18th century German iron keys and a similar folding hook.
Gildings, Market Harborough, January 3
A group of Faber & Faber cookery books by Ambrose Heath, with dust wrappers.
Clarkes, Semley, Dorset, December 29
A finely chased gilt brass monteith, 18th or 19th century.
Top selling lots
Tennants, Leyburn, January 4
Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species, 1860, second edition in publisher’s green cloth.
Gilbert Baitson, Hull, January 4
Early 20th century bicycle by Dursley Pedersen.
Most registered online bidders
Wotton Auction Rooms, December 29-30, 1063 bidders
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales onthesaleroom.comfor December 22, 2016-January 4, 2017.
‘Highest price over estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices as a multiple of the high estimate paid by internet bidders onthesaleroom.com
‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders onthesaleroom.com