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Top selling lots

John Nicholson’s, Haslemere, September 27

Rolex Submariner Oyster perpetual stainless steel wristwatch, ref. 6538.

Estimate: £2000-3000

Hammer: £40,000

Catherine Southon, Selsdon, October 3

A pair of parcel-gilt-silver three light candelabra by Stuart Devlin, London 1970, 108oz.

Estimate: £4000-6000

Hammer: £15,000

Mullock’s, Shropshire, September 14

Rare 18th century left-handed cricket bat, 3ft 2in (96cm), purportedly rescued from Breaston Cricket Club, Derbyshire (1836), once on display in the pavilion in the Soldier and Sailor Sports Ground.

Estimate: N/A

Hammer: £10,000

Highest price over estimate

Mallams, Oxford, September 26

West Ham United FC programmes from the 1933-34 season, blue cloth binding.

Estimate: £20-40

Hammer: £3200

Lodge & Thomas, Truro, September 28

Australian gold openwork brooch decorated with a kangaroo, emu, possum and birds.

Estimate: £100-150

Hammer: £2800

Bigwood, Warwickshire, September 28,

One of a pair of 19th century bronze candlesticks, cast as devils seated upon church spires, 9in (22.5cm) high.

Estimate: £50-80

Hammer: £1300

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for September 27-October 3, 2018.

‘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