Top selling lots
Gardiner Houlgate, Corsham, December 15
Victorian walking stick violin and bow, within a fitted case (some damage).
International Autograph Auctions, Nottingham, December 14
A copy of The Beatles Book Monthly (October 1963) individually signed in blue ink by all four members of the band, with provenance.
Schuler, Zurich, December 13
Scroll painting titled Autumn scenery of Jiangcheng, after Yan Wengui.
Highest price over estimate
John Nicholson’s, Haslemere, December 14
17th century iron ball lock and key.
Hansons, Etwall, December 18
Qing pale jade pendant, one side carved with a grape vine.
Cuttlestones, Wolverhampton, December 15
HG Wells, The Country of the Blind and other stories, 1911 first edition in original dust jacket.
1515 Most registered online bidders
Hansons, Etwall, December 18-20
Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for December 14-20, 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