British & Continental Silver & Objects of Vertu

2 Dec 2009, starting at 10:00 GMT.

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

An early 20th century silver-gilt, enamelled and gem-set bullet-shaped box, stamped 935 and with later French control marks,

A 19th century Dutch silver brandy bowl, maker's mark mistruck, Amsterdam 1816,

A Polish silver torah pointer, by Josef Sosnkowski, Warsaw 1878,

A 19th century silver and coral mounted baby's rattle, maker's mark only, possibly George Unite,

A late 18th/early 19th century mother of pearl and silver mounted aide memoir, with later Dutch control marks, and a Dutch silver and ivory carnet de balle,

A 19th century gold thimble, unmarked, retailed by Shearo, Oxford,

A late 18th century Swiss gold and enamelled watch key, with later Dutch control mark, and seven furtehr items (8)

An early 19th century Swiss gold and enamelled sealing wax holder, Geneva, circa 1815,

A Victorian silver bosun's whistle, by Hilliard & Thomason, Birmingham 1876,

A Victorian silver carriage timepiece, by Wright & Davies, London 1892,

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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

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:
25% on the first £100,000 of the hammer price
20% on the excess of £100,001 and up to £2,000,000 of the hammer price
12% on the excess of £2,000,001 of the hammer price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalogue for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, cheque with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveller's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

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Ω Import high rate

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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