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Top selling lots

Dawson’s, Maidenhead, August 26

19th century or earlier incised Tongan war club of tapering ’crocodile head’ form.

Estimate: £600-800

Hammer: £8000

Fellows, Birmingham, August 29

Rolex gentleman’s Oyster perpetual date red Submariner wristwatch c.1969

Estimate: £10,000-15,000

Hammer: £11,000

Charterhouse, Sherborne, August 24

Early 18th century parcel gilt wall mirror from Capard House, Laois, Ireland.

Estimate: £800-1000

Hammer: £4800

Highest price over estimate

Franklin Browns, Edinburgh, August 26

Oak chock knee removed from HMS Victory during restoration works in 1966.

Estimate: £1000-1500

Hammer: £3100

Dawson’s, Maidenhead, August 26

Wilkinson Sword British commando dagger or fighting knife with leather scabbard.

Estimate: £50-70

Hammer: £850

Bigwood, Stratford-upon-Avon, August 25

Set of four Matchbox Abba dolls including Anna, Frida, Benny and Bjorn.

Estimate: £30-40

Hammer: £700

987 Most registered online bidders

Reeman Dansie, Colchester, August 30-31

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for August 24-30, 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