The August 25 toys sale at Lacy Scott & Knight in Bury St Edmunds includes a number of Dr Who collectables.
This wooden stand-up jigsaw (shown above) shows the original time traveller William Hartnell in a London scene with his most famous foe, the Daleks. A complete puzzle in the original box, it is guided at £120-150.
Sir Henry Raeburn (1756- 1823) painted several versions of his portrait of Neil Gow, the most famous Scottish fiddler of the 18th century, for a number of patrons.
This version, catalogued as Raeburn and Studio, was last sold at Christie’s in 1949 and until recently was in a Canadian private collection.
At the sale of Scottish pictures at McTear’s in Glasgow on August 29, it has a guide of £8000-12,000.
Owners of prize-winning racing pigeons often commissioned paintings to commemorate their victory.
Edward Henry Windred (1875-1953) was one of the most prolific and celebrated painters of this subject. He ran a barber’s shop in New Cross, London, where he lived and where clients would bring their pigeons to be painted.
This work titled Determination, Owner ‘W. Marshall has a guide of £300-500 at Lockdales in Ipswich on August 30-31.
This joined oak coffer is of a type associated with the West Country in the mid to late 17th century. Carved in low relief with radiating tulips and leaves, it also has the date 1699 and the initials IH. Similar chests are thought to have been made in Dorset.
At Rogers Jones in Cardiff on September 1 it has a guide of £600-800.
The Parting Salute, a signed watercolour by Cecil Aldin (1870-1935), has a guide of £700-1000 at Aldridges of Bath. It forms part of a timed online sale of pictures that ends on August 27.
Chiswick Auctions’ Books and Works on Paper sale in London on August 24 includes early boxing books compiled by private collectors Brian and Debbie Watkins.
Boxing Reviewed; or, the Science of Manual Defence, displayed on Rational Principles was penned by the Birmingham pugilist Thomas Fewtrell. Dubbed ‘the gentleman jaw breaker’, he is said to have had over 100 fights in his career.
In this book, possibly the first written by an active pugilist, he studies the techniques of several leading Georgian boxers.
The frontispiece depicts a scene titled Thomas Johnson the first Pugilist in the World, who was the English champion between 1784-91.
This Victorian silver-plated ‘Naperian’ coffee maker by William Padley & Son, c.1850, is estimated at £400-600 as part of The Collector Sale at Bishop & Miller in Glandford, Norfolk, on August 30.
The vacuum siphon coffee maker was the brainchild of Scottish naval engineer and inventor James Napier and was developed in the 1840s.
William Padley & Son in Sheffield specialised in producing these machines until the beginning of the 20th century.