The Dog Sale

16 Feb 2010, starting at 10:00 EST.

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

Swiss School, An eary twentieth century Swiss dog collar, used for the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog

A leather and brass collar belonging to Charles Dickens, British, 19th century

An iron collar with protective spikes, German, 17th century

A group of three brass collars British, 19th century of medium size, each with leather liners and padlocks, one inscribed 'W. Smith/Rushenden' largest diameter 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm.)

Group of five silvered metal and brass linked collars, British, late 19th/early 20th century one inscribed 'John Jones/1847', another with tag inscribed '43/Disraeli/1918', shortest length 13 in. (33cm.), longest length 24 in. (61 cm.)

A brass collar, British, 19th century with lead ring and leather liner, inscribed 'O. Melean/95. Clive St./Cardiff', height 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.)

An engraved, silvered metal and leather collar, British, 19th century in the Baroque taste with lead ring and padlock, inscribed 'J.J. Sturgess; height 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm.)

An engraved silvered metal and leather collar, British, 19th century with working padlock and key, decorated with depictions of bull and bear baiting and cockfighting, inscribed 'From Frank Redmond to Harry Brown Esq_' and further inscribed 'To Captain W.H. Patten Saunders K.C.G.', diameter 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.)

A brass collar, British, 19th century with leather liner, lead ring and decorated with spikes, height 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm.)

Two leather and metal collars American, early 20th century first inscribed 'W.V. Bond/1004 Madison St./Wilmington, Del.', second inscribed '71568/Dr. Paul H. Ludington,/Omaha.' first height 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm.), second height 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.)

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