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Thomas Miller, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, January 11

Rolex 18ct yellow gold Submariner ref 16618, c.1991, on 18ct yellow gold Rolex Oyster bracelet.

Estimate: £16,000-18,000

Hammer: £17,000

Hatton Garden Auctions, London, timed online sale ended January 10

Rolex Day Date 18ct yellow gold watch with presidential bracelet, with ‘after market’ diamond setting.

Estimate: n/a

Hammer: £10,500

Greenslade Taylor Hunt, Taunton, January 6

Damien Hirst (b.1965) Ciclopirox Olamine, colour etching signed in pencil, from an edition of 145.

Estimate: £5000-8000

Hammer: £8500

Parker Fine Art Auctions, Farnham, January 6

The Fever Van by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887-1976), colour print signed in pencil.

Estimate: £2000-4000

Hammer: £7500


Hannam’s, Selborne, January 4

Early 19th century China trade marine oil on canvas of a ship flying a multitude of national flags.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £6000

Amersham Auction Rooms, January 6

A pair of early 19th century half-length portrait miniatures of a British army officer and his wife, watercolour on ivory, signed verso for William Wood of Cork Street.

Estimate: £60-100

Hammer: £2900

Source: Bid Barometer is a snapshot of sales on thesaleroom.com for November 4-10, 2021.

‘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