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Among an offering of nearly 500 lots of jewellery, watches and silver on September 8, Tennants of Leyburn in North Yorkshire will include this Dunhill 9ct gold combination pencil and watch, with import marks for London 1936.

Estimate £300-500.


A collection of fans, first started in the 1950s, will be dispersed at Chilcotts of Honiton in east Devon on September 8.

The 50-strong group, split into 13 lots, belonged to the late Jane Campbell-Allan, a local north Devon collector and long-standing member of the International Fan Circle whose interest was ignited at a young age when an elderly aunt gave her an antique fan.

Examples date from the late 18th century to the present day and include a 19th century carved and pierced Chinese ivory fan (estimate £200-300) and Cantonese Mandarin painted fan with a detailed colourful leaf (£100-150).

This 19th century Brussels lace fan is one of two in a single lot estimated at £80-120.


A private collection of antique jewellery, including Edwardian, Victorian and Arts & Crafts examples, will be offered at Wotton Auction Rooms on September 25-26 in Gloucestershire.

The 52-lot group comes from a large local property and includes this Edwardian 18ct yellow gold and platinum topaz and diamond drop necklace in an original fitted case for London jeweller and goldsmith Alston’s & Hallam.

Estimate £300-500.


An auction of modern and antique guns at Holts in London on September 20 will include a Second World War journal written by a German radio operator.

The diary or campaign book was owned by a Hermann Adler who appears to have worked in the Wehrmacht. It contains almost daily entries from 1940-45 and is illustrated with a large number of photographs.

Estimate £200-300.