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London Coins Auction 165
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 166
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

Misc Items : Auction Price Highlights

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 118
Misc Items s an impressive many by C. Ready made in the late 19th century some reported as being offered in Seaby's bulletins from the 193
£4,900

Auction 162
Misc Items USA World War II Escape and Evasion Kit "Barter Kit" containing GB Sovereign 1927 SA, 1873 and 1902, France 1907 and 1857 mixed grades along with 3 x 9 carat rings. These sets were issued to US pilots and paratroopers to barter their way out of difficult situations that they may have found themselves in behind enemy lines during World War II. This original black case (now opened) has "IF FOUND RETURN TO COMNAVAIRLANT (CNAL 34) NORFOLK VIRGINIA" on the front. Fascinating piece of WW II military history and seldom offered, certainly the first we have seen
£2,800 London Coins : A162 : Lot 1111 : USA World War II Escape and Evasion Kit "Barter Kit" containing GB Sovereign 1927 SA, Half... London Coins : A162 : Lot 1111 : USA World War II Escape and Evasion Kit "Barter Kit" containing GB Sovereign 1927 SA, Half...

Auction 146
Misc Items 1887 the reverse being of greater diameter than the obverse so a raised ridge apparent when viewing the edge Prooflike Unc with some light hairlines and excessively rare to fine gold of this size mis-struck
£2,600 London Coins : A146 : Lot 1710 : Mint Error Mis-Strike Gold Five Pounds 1887 the reverse being of greater diameter than the obverse s... London Coins : A146 : Lot 1710 : Mint Error Mis-Strike Gold Five Pounds 1887 the reverse being of greater diameter than the obverse s...

Auction 160
Misc Items A 9 carat bracelet with Sovereigns (7) 1891, 1906, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, and s (6) 1893, 1903, 1909, 1912, 1913, Fine to VF, all attached by loop mounts, total weight 92.5 grammes
£2,300

Auction 126
Misc Items s an impressive (145) including Hammered types and other more unusual denominations probably by the famous Charles Ready as some have his mark on the reverse
£2,300

Auction 137
Misc Items s a wide variety Ancients to Edward VIII (45) an interesting group includes many high quality and unusual pieces such as Celtic Staters, Scottish s, Offa and more
£2,100

Auction 139
Misc Items Tokens or Counters in (32) each depicting an engraved half length portrait of the monarch on the obverse, the reverse showing a coat of arms, and with decorative borders, 25mm diameter with a weight range 1.8 to 2.7 grammes all about VF
£2,000 London Coins : A139 : Lot 1520 : Simon De Passe Tokens or Counters in silver (32) each depicting an engraved half length portrait of ... London Coins : A139 : Lot 1520 : Simon De Passe Tokens or Counters in silver (32) each depicting an engraved half length portrait of ...

Auction 141
Misc Items s an impressive many probably by C. Ready made in the late 19th Century, Various pairs and singles (96) of hammered and milled
£1,800

Auction 161
Misc Items Watches a of 13 wrist watches and 10 pocket watches, including an Omega Cosmic, viewing recommended, bought as seen
£1,400

Auction 149
Misc Items Horse Racing - Eclipse 1764 - 1789, An engraved Piece of Eight 1779 engraved LOVE THE GIVER in the fields, Reverse engraving depicting the outstanding racehorse 'Eclipse' (1 April 1764-26 Feb 1789) the racehorse was undefeated in 18 races 1769-1170 including 11 King's plates, and sired 344 later winners
£1,300 London Coins : A149 : Lot 1030 : Horse Racing - Eclipse 1764 - 1789, An engraved Piece of Eight 1779 engraved LOVE THE GIVER in the f... London Coins : A149 : Lot 1030 : Horse Racing - Eclipse 1764 - 1789, An engraved Piece of Eight 1779 engraved LOVE THE GIVER in the f...

Auction 127
Misc Items Jewellery items (7) Sovereign 1889M on a 9 carat gold chain total weight 29.5 grammes, 1914 on a 9 carat gold chain total weight 18.8 grammes, Pendant on a 9 carat gold chain total weight 46.8 grammes, Bracelet in 9 carat gold with heart-shaped charm total weight 32.8 grammes, Rings (3) two in 18 carat and one in 9 carat
£1,300

Auction 143
Misc Items d Arab Emirates Pieces (7) 5 s (1), (3), 100 Dirhams (1), 250 Dirhams (2) all different, UNC, Very Rare
£1,200

Auction 139
Misc Items s (16) 1927 to 1960s a of many different designs and metals, some showing Britannia, others with Coat of Arms, or numeric reverses, many rare and previously unseen by this cataloguer, EF-UNC
£1,200

Auction 160
Misc Items Stamp in Postal Union Congress 1929 39.96 grams of 22 carat gold in Hallmark Replicas LTD box and struck by The
£1,100

Auction 160
Misc Items Watch in an old H.Samuel box, gents 9ct cased full hunter pocket watch by Rolex, hallmarked Birmingham 1922, the white 42mm dial with black roman numerals surrounded by a minute track with subsidiary second dial at 6 o'clock. total weight 94.2g, along with a 9ct "T" bar pocket watch chain (25.4g) and an 18ct cased penknife hallmarked Chester 1901
£1,100

Auction 157
Misc Items An 18 carat Chain 490mm in length, weighing 41 grammes, in good condition
£1,100

Auction 160
Misc Items One Kilo bars (2) Johnson. Mathey and Co. London
£1,000

Auction 157
Misc Items s in Five albums including World War one, an early wedding album, and an old on trains
£1,000

Auction 152
Misc Items - USA 1915 off-metal, struck in , approaching Fine, weight 4.88 grammes, we note the existence of a 1920 piece in an NGC holder and grading AU55 weighing 4.96 grammes offered in the US for $12,500
£1,000 London Coins : A152 : Lot 669 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike USA Nickel 1915 off-metal, struck in bronze, approaching Fine,  weight 4.88 ... London Coins : A152 : Lot 669 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike USA Nickel 1915 off-metal, struck in bronze, approaching Fine,  weight 4.88 ...

Auction 133
Misc Items Engraved coins and tokens a small (31) a varied and interesting group and including several of the sought after dated love tokens of the late 18th century
£1,000

Auction 161
Misc Items Watch, Traveller' Full Hunter by The Waltham Watch Company Mass. heavy rolled case. Hip Flask Thomas Edwards Birmingham 1840 230 grams. Silver Presentation Key commemorating the opening Christ Church Hall Waterloo Liverpool 12 April 1913. Another 215 grams of silver items, along with miscellaneous base metal items including wrist watches and more (lot)
£900

Auction 156
Misc Items Australia Convict Love Token, appears to be on a 1797 , engraved in dots: Let Not Abcence Bannish Love WF.Filldew H.willoughby IL with a heart at the bottom / Transported fo 7 years Convicted 7th Feb 1832, in pleasing grade with a good edge, scarce thus
£900 London Coins : A156 : Lot 611 : Australia Convict Love Token, appears to be on a 1797 Penny, engraved in dots: Let Not Abcence Banni... London Coins : A156 : Lot 611 : Australia Convict Love Token, appears to be on a 1797 Penny, engraved in dots: Let Not Abcence Banni...

Auction 155
Misc Items - 1967 Marsh 305 with a large minting flaw on the reverse similar in shape to a lion's head UNC and lustrous, this sort of error rarely seen on coinage
£900 London Coins : A155 : Lot 2161 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike Sovereign 1967 Marsh 305 with a large minting flaw on the reverse similar in... London Coins : A155 : Lot 2161 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike Sovereign 1967 Marsh 305 with a large minting flaw on the reverse similar in...

Auction 152
Misc Items - 1959 struck on a - -sized flan, plain edge, weight 2.8 grammes, Good Fine/NVF and the only example known to the vendor
£900 London Coins : A152 : Lot 667 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike Threepence 1959 struck on a cupro-nickel Sixpence-sized flan, plain edge, we... London Coins : A152 : Lot 667 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike Threepence 1959 struck on a cupro-nickel Sixpence-sized flan, plain edge, we...

Auction 139
Misc Items 1797 with both obverse and reverse legends completely double struck thus BBRRIITTAANNNNIIAA 11779977 with all lettering completely separated, the obverse mostly doubled GGEEOORRGGIIUUSSIIIIDDGGRREEXX the designs on both sides though show no signs of doubling VF and most unusual
£900 London Coins : A139 : Lot 1507 : Mint Error Mis-Strike Twopence 1797 with both obverse and reverse legends completely double struck t... London Coins : A139 : Lot 1507 : Mint Error Mis-Strike Twopence 1797 with both obverse and reverse legends completely double struck t...

Auction 159
Misc Items Costume Jewellery 135 grams some hallmarked 9 carat (bought as seen)
£800

Auction 158
Misc Items - GB Stamps issues over £1292 face
£800

Auction 157
Misc Items Jewellers of a 1887 probably cast, EF and in purity unknown
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 750 : Jewellers imitation of a Five Pounds 1887 probably cast, EF and in gold purity unknown London Coins : A157 : Lot 750 : Jewellers imitation of a Five Pounds 1887 probably cast, EF and in gold purity unknown

Auction 157
Misc Items - 183- struck off-centre with around 5mm blank flan, the last digit off the flan, About Fine and seldom seen
£800 London Coins : A157 : Lot 768 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike Penny 183- struck off-centre with around 5mm blank flan, the last digit off ... London Coins : A157 : Lot 768 : Mint Error - Mis-Strike Penny 183- struck off-centre with around 5mm blank flan, the last digit off ...

Auction 155
Misc Items Engraved, of Irish and political interest USA 1879 the reverse engraved with the , a schoolhouse, and William of Orange (William III) on horseback, the inscriptions in the field 'Aughrim', 'Enniskillen', 'Derry 1688', and 'Boyne 1690' Obverse Fine, the engraving of good quality, an interesting and unusual item
£800 London Coins : A155 : Lot 2147 : Engraved, of Irish and political interest USA Dollar 1879 the reverse engraved with the Bible, a sch... London Coins : A155 : Lot 2147 : Engraved, of Irish and political interest USA Dollar 1879 the reverse engraved with the Bible, a sch...

Auction 117
Misc Items 1968 struck in VF plus Coinage s (45) mostly off-metal strikes and large planchet clips a varied group in mixed high
£800

Auction 161
Misc Items A quantity of hallmarked items, a small quantity of GB and World coins, an 18 carat Gent's ring with shield-shaped stone total weight 16.4 grammes, s, an old barometer, silver cutlery, a chess printer, old game and non-numismatic memorabilia (lot in 3 boxes, total weight over 18 Kilos)
£800

Auction 127
Misc Items 1872 mis-strike a double-reverse each side with a different die number (52 and 67) with upright die alignment, clear Fine and previously unseen by this cataloguer
£800 London Coins : A127 : Lot 672 : Mis-Strike Shilling 1872 mis-strike a double-reverse each side with a different die number (52 and 6... London Coins : A127 : Lot 672 : Mis-Strike Shilling 1872 mis-strike a double-reverse each side with a different die number (52 and 6...

Auction 160
Misc Items Postage includes most values up to £3 with some first and second class, over £1000 face
£700

Auction 147
Misc Items Box for the 1826 Proof Set a few scuffs, otherwise excellent condition
£700

Auction 145
Misc Items s (830) various monarchs (George III, IV and William IV being apparent) a wide variety of reverse types and different metals many in blocks of ten so perhaps 40 or more different types/metals Unc - BU and eye catching
£700

Auction 141
Misc Items s a wide variety (29, includes some pairs) Charles I to George IV an interesting group includes many high quality early milled types
£700

Auction 163
Misc Items Great Seals of the Realm (2 sets) the first 'Nineteenth Century', an impressive five piece of lic 5 pure issues depicting the Royal seals of George III (2), George IV, William IV and Victoria superb engraving well presented with detailed historical documentation UNC and in the wooden impressive case as issued by The , issue number 331 of 1,000 limit. The second, Great Seals of the Realm, Twentieth Century, an impressive six piece collection of medallic 5 ounce pure silver issues depicting the Royal seals of Victoria, Edward VII, George V (2), George VI and Elizabeth II superb engraving well presented with detailed historical documentation Unc and cased as issued by The Royal Mint. issue number 199 of 1,000 limit
£600

Auction 161
Misc Items Snuff Boxes (2) Thomas Edwards of Birmingham 1840 inscribed lid "Thomas Collins Postmaster Bromsgrove" almost 10 cm in length and 260 grams weight. Edward Edwards 1838 engraved lid 85 cm length 160 grams weight, both in very good condition
£600

Auction 159
Misc Items led Coins a (32) s to s 1668-1893 along with France 1867, workmanship of varying quality, some with up to 6 colours and very good quality
£600

Auction 158
Misc Items s - Mistrikes a diverse and interesting group Ex-Kings Norton Mint (50) includes planchet clips, off-centre strikes, thin flans, misshapen flans and more, from a variety of countries included British West Africa, Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt, Malawi and Malaya, in mixed grades some EF or better and lustrous
£600

Auction 143
Misc Items for 25 Pence, seven sided EXPERIMENTAL COIN 1981 around coat of arms ROYAL MINT beneath reverse, obverse ROYAL MINT TRIAL around crowned orb Unc and rare
£600 London Coins : A143 : Lot 813 : Royal Mint Trial for 25 Pence, seven sided EXPERIMENTAL COIN 1981 around coat of arms ROYAL MINT ben... London Coins : A143 : Lot 813 : Royal Mint Trial for 25 Pence, seven sided EXPERIMENTAL COIN 1981 around coat of arms ROYAL MINT ben...

Auction 131
Misc Items Canada Stamp sculptures 1976 a 3-piece set in , and along with the three respective FDC in the box of issue with certificate
£600

Auction 125
Misc Items Paranumismatic a large and interesting group including many Victorian and some pre - Victorian material, s, tokens, checks etc (lot)
£600

Auction 117
Misc Items s, Tokens and paranumismatica a varied group (202) including many European Medals, some 19th Century and also includes some in , in mixed g
£600