Fine Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments
19 Apr 2011, starting at 13:00 BST.

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LOTS
 of 76
  • Lot 1W
    An important Marconi type 702 mirror-lid television, sold on 26th November 1936 - two owners from new,
    Sold for £16,800 (US$ 28,104) inc. premium

  • Lot 2W
    A rare Zarach sphere colour television, on trumpet stand, chassis by Sony, circa 1975,
    Sold for £1,560 (US$ 2,609) inc. premium

  • Lot 3
    A rare American Colonial Globe radio, in ivory bakelite case, 1934,
    Sold for £780 (US$ 1,304) inc. premium

  • Lot 4
    A Motorola S-grille catalin radio, 1941,
    Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,014) inc. premium

  • Lot 5
    A Garod type 126 'Circle Grille' catalin radio, 1940,
    Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,211) inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    An Emerson type AX235 'Little Miracle' catalin radio, 1938,
    Sold for £1,560 (US$ 2,609) inc. premium

  • Lot 7
    A rare Emerson Walt Disney 'Mickey Mouse' radio, circa 1940,
    Sold for £660 (US$ 1,104) inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    A Sentinel type 284 NI catalin radio, 1945,
    Sold for £600 (US$ 1,003) inc. premium

  • Lot 9
    A Fada type 1000 'Bullet' catalin radio, 1945,
    Sold for £900 (US$ 1,505) inc. premium

  • Lot 10
    A Fada type 1000 'Bullet' catalin radio, 1945,
    Sold for £480 (US$ 802) inc. premium

  • Lot 11
    A 200-series green bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 55,
    Sold for £4,800 (US$ 8,029) inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    A 200-series red bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 56,
    Sold for £900 (US$ 1,505) inc. premium

  • Lot 13
    A 200-series green bakelite telephone, pre-war model, impressed mark PL36 164 234,
    Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,806) inc. premium

  • Lot 14
    A 200-series green bakelite telephone, pre-war model, impressed mark FH45 164 1,
    Sold for £216 (US$ 361) inc. premium

  • Lot 15
    Pre-war 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: S-36 and two with S-38,
    Sold for £300 (US$ 501) inc. premium

  • Lot 16
    Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: both for 164 56
    Sold for £540 (US$ 903) inc. premium

  • Lot 17
    Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks both for 164 56,
    Sold for £456 (US$ 762) inc. premium

  • Lot 18
    Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: 164 52 and 164 55,
    Sold for £600 (US$ 1,003) inc. premium

  • Lot 19
    Two 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: 164 55 and 57
    Sold for £456 (US$ 762) inc. premium

  • Lot 20
    A good type 314L green bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 52,
    Sold for £840 (US$ 1,405) inc. premium

  • Lot 21
    A near-mint type 312L red bakelite telephone, impressed mark 164 57,
    Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,806) inc. premium

  • Lot 22
    Two 314L type ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: 164 54 and 164 56,
    Sold for £336 (US$ 562) inc. premium

  • Lot 23
    Two type 328 ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: both for 164 57,
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 24
    Two type 310 ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: 164 52 and 164 50,
    £300 - 500
    US$ 500 - 840

  • Lot 25
    Two type 312 ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: E-37 and 164 54,
    £250 - 350
    US$ 420 - 590

  • Lot 26
    Three rare type 394 black bakelite and green telephones, Government-issue models with the 'secret' actuation and cancellation buttons,
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 27
    Ivory bakelite 200 and 300-series telephones, extensions and spares:
    Sold for £840 (US$ 1,405) inc. premium

  • Lot 28
    Ten rare green bakelite type 164 telephone receivers: impressed marks including:
    Sold for £840 (US$ 1,405) inc. premium

  • Lot 29
    Eight rare red bakelite type 164 telephone receivers: impressed marks including:
    Sold for £336 (US$ 562) inc. premium

  • Lot 30
    Eighteen ivory bakelite type 164 telephone receivers: impressed marks including:
    Sold for £660 (US$ 1,104) inc. premium

  • Lot 31
    A rare 'Negro Banjo-Player' musical automaton, by G. Vichy, circa 1885,
    Sold for £7,200 (US$ 12,044) inc. premium

  • Lot 32
    A fine Hoyt metamorphic picture automaton, German, for the English market, circa 1900,
    Sold for £2,280 (US$ 3,814) inc. premium

  • Lot 33W
    A large standing polar bear electric automaton, circa 1960,
    Sold for £2,880 (US$ 4,817) inc. premium

  • Lot 34W
    A large gilt metal and lead-clad standing ostrich automaton, mid-20th century, from earlier elements,
    Sold for £132 (US$ 220) inc. premium

  • Lot 35
    A fine and early gilt and servés panel singing bird-in-cage, by Bontems, circa 1870,
    Sold for £14,400 (US$ 24,089) inc. premium

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