CLARKE’S Auctions at Semley would like to wish its clients a happy Christmas and is looking forward to seeing them at its three-day auction on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday December 28, 29 and 30.
Some 2,200 lots of exciting and interesting items will be on offer with something for everyone from collectables, ceramics and glass, objects of vertu, silver and jewellery to furniture, fabrics, textiles, books and paintings, with estimates starting from £10 into the thousands of pounds.
A well-engineered, scratch-built 5in gauge steam locomotive is estimated at £3,000-£5,000 and a scratch-built model of HMS Nelson, built by British engineering firm Vickers Armstrong, could make £2,000 to £3,000.
Jewellery includes more than 100 lots of rings, 50 pairs of earrings – including a fabulous Carl Faberge-style green enamel and diamond orb form drop earrings estimated at £1,400-£1,600 –bracelets, bangles and necklaces, and a vast collection of costume jewellery from a deceased estate.
Viewing for the sale is from Tuesday to Thursday December 20-22 from 9am- 5pm and a colour catalogue is available at the-saleroom.com and easyliveauction.com.
Clarke’s is taking entries for its sales in 2023 and enquiries for consignment, probate and insurance valuations, and part or full house clearances should be made Richard Clarke or Karen Marshall on 01747 855109 at the main offices on Kingsettle Business Park, Station Road, Semley, Shaftesbury.