Steaming Ahead!

A beautifully preserved model steam traction engine, discovered on a Wells valuation day, attracted huge interest at Lawrences Auctioneers of Crewkerne last week. Consigned for sale by a lady in Wells, the model steam traction engine was in 1” scale and was made in 1983 by Maxwell Hemmens , a manufacturer of good quality steam models.

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Mammoth Sale

Summers Place Auctions recently announced that it will be including a family of four mammoth skeletons in its 5th ‘Evolution’ Sale on 21st November. It will be the first time that a family of these ice age giants will be offered for sale and they are expected to sell in the region of £250,000-400,000.

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Moooooving On...

This herd of 112 silver cow creamers, which has been collected by one careful owner, are up for sale with an asking price of £85,000. The novelty jugs made for serving cream with tea, first appeared on our shores in the 1750s.

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Crown Jewel

A brooch given by Queen Victoria to her favourite daughter, Beatrice, on her 14th birthday is to be sold at Tennants Auctioneer’s Autumn Fine Art Sale on 18th November at their North Yorkshire salerooms in Leyburn.

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