Two modern jewellery boxes containing a variety of costume items, including silver-mounted amber, Grosse necklace and bracelet, other gilt metal items, earrings, bead necklaces, etc.
The Cayman Islands Silver Kings Collection 1980 comprising ten silver $25 coins and each in a presentation box and sleeve, a collection of seven silver Crowns commemorating HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother 1980 in presentation box, a silver $10 coin commemorating the Duke of Edinburgh's Award 1936-1981 and a Turks and Caicos 1979 silver ten Crowns each in a presentation box along with two sets of Isle of Man proof coinage, a proof set of coinage of Belize, a mint set of 1977 Russian coins and four gilt nickel silver commemorative medallions produced at The Tower Mint, and a 1980 proof set of the coinage of Malaysia three of the coins in sterling silver.
Medals including a bar of six medals including the 1914-18 Star awarded to 2590 Pte R. Gilbert, 13 Lond.R., the remainder unnamed the 1939-45 Star, the France and Germany Star, and the 14-18 Defence Medal presented to 42185 Cpl. A.J. Gilbert Bedf.R., and two Defence Medals 1939-1945 along with a Cadet Forces Medal and various ribbons and a Parker pen set in green and silver including a pencil and a separate Parker biro.
Ephemera and memories from a dancer and stage performer including her autograph album, studio photographs signed by Nadia Gray, her film scrapbook and an original Mills Circus poster, a collection of sheet music from famous theatrical shows such as 'Heatweave', 'Haven't got a Worry', 'Bring on the wonderful men', 'Hold me, thrill me, kiss me', 'Such a night', 'Secret love', 'Mambo Italiano' and handwritten scores along with a photograph and scrap album detailing the tours undertaken by Frankie Paige a leading member of the theatre chorus line from the '50s, along with record sleeves, mobiles, a Chinese lantern, cards advertising Bristol cigarettes, etc.
A 1927 edition of The Compleat Angler, a copy of The Black and White Minstrels' Songbook, six books including The Practical Answers to Everyday Bakehouse Questions and Baker's Calculations, etc., two military prints and a quantity of real and later copies of important newspaper editions from the early 20th century.
A Scotland v England Football programme April 25th 1970 with various signatures along with other programmes including 1966 World Championship Arsenal v Liverpool 8th May 1971, Cup Final 12th May 1979, FA Cup Final '93 including two tickets, etc. and a collection of The Golden Games Ingot collection featuring Arsenal in 25 photographic ingots each 24 carat gold plated and a fitted glazed box.
An interesting small lot including a pair of hardstone knife rests with silver mounts, a guillocheenamel silver salt decorated with swags of flowers, enamelled brooches and pendants, a 9 carat gold framed quizzing glass, a pretty pair of fan earrings, a silver-topped comb, a model boat, four figures – three on stands, a crystal-style necklace, etc.
Eight volumes of erotic photography including At 12 by Sally Mann, Coming of Age by Will McBride, Radiant Identities by Jock Sturges, The Last Day of Summer by Jock Sturges, Sally Mann Immediate Family, Helmut Newton Special Collection and Anthony Goicolea 2007 including CD, also Coming of Age a movie and video guide, Desertion a study of homoerotica, The Book of Nude Photography and 20 Silver Ghosts details of pre World War One Rolls Royce by Melbourne Brindle, and three other books on Rolls Royce and Bentley.
An interesting collection of ephemera including two adverts for London Pride, a single malt whisky flavour map, a map of Brecon Beacons, a Black and White Whisky mirror, large format photographs of aeroplanes, The Battle of Britain by Derek Wood in blue calf binding, books on aeroplanes and flight, a Concorde certificate, a lifetime lease on a square foot of Islay, a certificate of Lunar Mineral rites, etc.
A good and interesting lot of early 20th century theatrical memorabilia, the collection of the late Frankie Paige, a leading theatrical member of the chorus line, to include photograph albums of the stars many signed including Jean Kent, Anne Crawford, Phyllis Calvert, Patricia Roc, Marta Toren, Stewart Granger, Betty Hutton, Judy Garland, Dennis Price, two further albums each including a large number of photographs of Jean Kent along with a wedding invitation to the wedding of Jean Kent and Mr Ramart 1946, a Christmas card from Jean Kent, a small scrap album dedicated to Martha Raye with a personal thank you from Martha Raye to Frances (aka Frankie Paige), two smaller snapshot books frequently signed by the stars, one with personal snapshots following her own career again with signatures and an autographs book including many stars of the time including Jane Russell.