The Gentleman's Library Sale

12 Feb 2020, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 1.
13 Feb 2020, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 455.

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AN AGRICULTURAL SHOW MODEL OF A TASKERS' HOE, circa 1880, accompanied by a foot-operated bellows, Griffin & George Ltd,

A brass model of a four pillar table engine, 20th century,

A live steam model of a centre pillar rotative beam engine, 20th century,

A 1½ inch gauge live steam model of the Highland Railways 4-6-0 locomovive and tender,

A 1½ inch gauge model of a 4-4-2 L.M.S. tank engine,

A UNIQUE 8¾ inch GAUGE GARDEN RAILWAY 2-2-0 LOCOMOTIVE, built approx. 1848 for John J. Thornycroft by his father Thomas Thornycroft, sculptor,

A 1½ inch guage live steam model of the Highland Railway 4-6-0 locomotive and tender 'Brodie Castle',

A 1½ inch gauge live steam model of a 0-4-0 L.M.S locomotive and tender,

Four 1½ inch gauge passenger carriages and goods wagons, (4)

AN IMPORTANT MODEL OF RICHARD TREVITHICK'S ILL-FATED GATESHEAD LOCOMOTIVE OF 1805, SUCCESSOR TO THE PEN-Y-DARREN LOCOMOTIVE OF 1804,

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000.

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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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Y CITES

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