Gentleman's Library Sale

18 Jan 2012, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 1.

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A German silver windmill cup, bearing pseudo-marks, possibly Hanau, Germany, with import marks for Elly Isaac Miller, London 1900,

79 An early 20th century Austrian silver-mounted and boar's tooth cigar cutter, incuse stamped, by Georg Anton Scheid, Vienna, circa 1900,

81 A late Victorian novelty silver-mounted and ivory 'Owl' perfume bottle, by William Frederick Williams, London 1877,

An Edwardian silver and enamel timepiece, by Liberty & Co, Birmingham 1910,

An Edwardian silver and enamel 'Cymric' timepiece, by Liberty & Co, Birmingham 1904,

A 19th century Austro-Hungarian silver-handled and tortoiseshell page turner, stamped twice with town mark "A" for Vienna pre-1866,

A late Victorian rhinoceros horn, silver and cow horn page turner, London 1896, a nother page turner and a letter opener (3)

A late 19th century Russian silver-mounted ivory paper knife, by Ivan Klebnikov, Moscow, also marked with later kokoshnik mark, another page turner and a silver filigree paper knife (3)

A late 19th century Austrian silver-mounted and ivory cigar cutter, maker's mark AR, Vienna, circa 1890,

A late Victorian silver-mounted tortoiseshell page turner, maker's mark ER or EB, London 1896,

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