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Top selling lots

Fellows, Birmingham, October 12

Modern Cartier 18ct gold and pave-set diamond ‘love’ bangle.

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £18,000


C&T Auctioneers, Tunbridge Wells, October 17

Swiss nema cipher machine, complete with all accessories.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £12,000


Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, October 17

Betjemann & Sons ebony and ivory dressing table with glass, shagreen and ivory toilet set, hallmarked London 1928.

Estimate: £3000-5000

Hammer: £8800


Highest price over estimate

Lawrences, Crewkerne, October 12

Chinese bottle vase, Republican period bottle vase with pâte-sur-pâte style decoration and four-character seal mark, 8in (20cm).

Estimate: £200-300

Hammer: £4000


Golding Young & Mawer, Lincoln, October 18

A pair of early 20th century central African fertility figures, 22in (56cm) high.

Estimate: £200-250

Hammer: £7500


Mallams, Oxford, October 18

Ashwell Church, Herts, by Frederick Landseer Griggs (1876-1938), oil on canvas, 22 x 16in (56 x 41cm).

Estimate: £60-80

Hammer: £1600


1233 Most registered online bidders

Lawrences of Bletchingley, October 17-19

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales onthesaleroom.com for October 12-18, 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