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Kinghams, Moreton-in-Marsh, July 30

Martin Brothers stoneware sculptural bird jar with incised marks to head and base RW Martin + Bros, London + Southall, 6-1891, 12in (30cm) high.

Estimate: £30,000-40,000

Hammer: £28,000

Cheffins, Cambridge, timed online sale closing on July 28

South Africa gold half Pond, 1892, with initials OS below bust of Johannes Paulus Kruger.

Estimate: £400-600

Hammer: £15,350

Henry Aldridge & Son, Devizes, July 30

Edison Class M electric phonograph with patents to 1891 model no 25708 in oak case with accessories drawer.

Estimate: £6000-8000

Hammer: £5700

Michael J Bowman, Newton Abbot, July 30

Victorian silver and glass triple barrel tantalus with stoppers and keys fashioned as Viscount’s coronets by RHWL, London 1865, fitted with 12 associated continental silver cups.

Estimate: £4000

Hammer: £5700


Criterion, London, August 3

Two RAF air officer’s caps with early ER badges named for JR Whitley, with Gieves retailer’s box.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £3100

Toovey’s, Washington, West Sussex, August 3

St Paul’s from North West, Dec 29th 1940, Paternoster Row in Foreground, oil on board, signed Frederick TW Cook and titled verso, 11 x 15in (28 x 38cm).

Estimate: £40-60

Hammer: £2000

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on 
thesaleroom.com for July 14-20, 2022.

‘Highest multiple over top estimate’ = Our selection of items from the top 20 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 20 highest hammer prices paid by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com