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More than 160 perfume bottles from a private collection will go under the hammer at Catherine Southon’s first sale of the year on February 27 in Selsdon, Surrey.

The group – amassed over 30-40 years by a local collector – ranges in estimates from £50-400 and features glass, silver, ceramic and coloured examples.

A vintage six-cased set of Penhaligon’s enamelled glass perfume bottles, each one with applied labels and coloured enamel and sterling silver stoppers, is estimated at £100-200.


The so-called ‘Peacock Edition’ of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice was first published by George Allen in 1894 and illustrated by artist Hugh Thompson.

Known for his attention to detail, Thompson started working on his drawings for the novel in 1893. They proved a great success, with more than 10,000 copies printed in the few years after the edition was released.

This copy has some board cracking and fading to the spine and is estimated at £300-500 in a sale of books, medals, militaria and collectables at Cotswold Auction Company on February 5 in Cheltenham.

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Dating from the late 1960s, this coin-operated jukebox – known as the The Rock-Ola 435 Princess Deluxe – was designed for use in pubs and cafes.

The internally-lit player, sporting a cityscape design, features a pick-up mechanism and 50 7-inch discs of singles from the 1960s-80s, which can be changed by lifting the hinged top section of the player.

Cirencester saleroom Moore Allen & Innocent has estimated the piece at £300-500 in a sale on February 8.

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William Nicholson (1872-1949) and James Pryde (1869-1941) – known together as the Beggarstaff Brothers – designed the original signboard for this lithograph in c.1897.

Advertising The Black and White Gallery in Mayfair, London, the 16 x 23in (40 x 58cm) framed and glazed work shows a woman wearing a large hat above the name Louis Meyer. Special Auction Services is offering the lithograph at £150-200 in its sale on February 5.

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