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Top selling lots

Ewbank’s, Woking, October 26

Alan Reynolds (1926-2014), January landscape, 1952, 2ft 6in x 3ft 6in (76cm x 1.06m) oil on board, signed and dated 52/53.

Estimate: £15,000-25,000

Hammer: £29,000

Fellows, Birmingham, October 31

A gentleman’s Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner bracelet Rolex watch, c.1997, 18ct yellow gold case with calibrated bezel.

Estimate: £5000-8000.

Hammer: £12,000.

Chiswick Auctions, London, October 27

A fall front Indo-Portuguese tortoiseshell and ivory table cabinet. Probably Goa, c.17th-18th century, 8in (21cm) high x 13in (33cm) wide x 10in (25cm) deep.

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £8500

Tennants Auctioneers, Leyburn, November 1

George VI gold proof set 1937 comprising £5, £2, sovereign & half sovereign.

Estimate: £7000-8000

Hammer: £8200

Highest price over estimate

Perkins George Mawer & Co, Market Rasen, October 26

Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, fourth edition, London, for W Strahan (et al), 1774.

Estimate: £70-90

Hammer: £1300

Stamford Auction Rooms, Little Bytham, October 28

A Polish commemorative plaque for Polish Airbourne Division Driel, battle of Arnhem, 1944.

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £480

717 Most registered online bidders

Toovey’s, Washington, West Sussex, November 1

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for October 26-November 1 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 on thesaleroom.com

‘Top selling lots’ = Our selection of items from the top 10 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com