Sporting Items – 19th October 2013

Lot No Description Low Est High Est
779 An early 20th century taxidermy study of a Kingfisher mounted on a naturalistic rocky base with ferns and grasses, on a circular ebonised base with glass dome 50 70
780 An 18th century and later flintlock pistol, the stock stamped M. M. and side plate stamped G.H. below a crown with brass trigger guard (a/f), approximately 19cm long 100 150
781 A taxidermy study of a canary mounted on twigs and grass, on painted sky background, housed in an oval ebonised frame 50 70
782 An early 19th century Continental pin fire double barrel pistol, the octagonal barrel with spring bayonet and box lock action, with moulded wooden grip and steel lanyard, 30cm long 150 200
783 A set of eight vintage Pattison iron putting marker flags 40 50
784 An early 20th century ”Basque’ poaching stick, the brass and leather lattice work handle unscrewing to reveal a hunting spear, the tapering hardwood shaft terminating in a brass and iron club, 91cmL 65 75
785 An early 20th century taxidermy study of a badger’s head, mounted on an oak shield-shaped plaque, inscribed ‘Essex Fox Hounds, Big Wood, Lambourne, 5th Sept 1924’ mounted by the Army & Navy Stores Naturalist Dept, London S.W., ivorine plaque to verso 70 90
786 A 20th century taxidermy study of a chub housed in a glass case with naturalistic background, 37cmH x 67.5cmW x 12.5cmD 100 120
787 A 20th century taxidermy study of a brown trout housed in a glass case with naturalistic background with label inscribed ‘Brown Trout 6lbs 4oz, Chew Valley Lake, Mr Ian Haywood, May 2007’, 35cmH x 70cmW x 14cmD 100 120
788 A 20th century taxidermy study of a pike in a predatory pose, housed in a glass case with naturalistic background, 42cmH x 63.5cmW x 14cmD 120 140
789 A pair of 1930s taxidermy studies of hares, mounted on oak shield-shaped plaques, the reverse both stamped ‘P. Spicers & Sons, Taxidermists, Leamington’ and one with part paper label, both with ivorine plaques to front, one inscribed ‘Oakhurst Beagles, Tuesnoad, Jan 11th, 1930’ and the other ‘Oakhurst Beagles, Lackenden, Feb 5th, 1931’ 250 350
790 A pair of early 20th century taxidermy studies of fox heads, mounted on oak shield-shaped plaques, the reverse both stamped ‘P. Spicers & Son, Taxidermists, Leamington’, both with ivorine plaques to front, one inscribed ‘A.V.F.H., Brewer’s Wood, Feb 4th, 1925’ and the other ‘A.V.F.H., Birchett Wood, March 9th, 1936’ 250 350
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