British and Continental Silver and Objects of Vertu
30 Jul 2008, starting at 11:00 BST.

Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

lots

Two Victorian ridged tortoiseshell card cases, and three mother of pearl lozenge cases

Two Victorian sealing wax card cases,

A Victorian silver card case, by Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham 1879, and an electroplate case

A late 19th century shibayama decorated ivory and leather card case, by Drew & Sons,

A Victorian silver novelty top extending pencil, by Sampson & Mordan & Co, with registration marks for 12 September 1873 and incuse stamp "No 1842,"

A Victorian silver novelty pig propelling pencil, by Sampson Mordan & Co,

A Victorian silver novelty owl propelling pencil, by Sampson Mordan & Co,

A Victorian extending pencil, apparently unmarked and two extending pencils. (3)

A metalware mirror of scalloped oval form, possibly Turkish,

A 19th century gilt metal etui, apparently unmarked,

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Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

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Buyers' Premium and Charges

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Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

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VAT on imported items at the prevailing rate on Hammer Price and Buyer's Premium.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

Y CITES

Subject to CITES regulations when exporting items outside of the EU, see clause 13.

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