Only one more sleep to one of our favourite sales of our auction calendar, the Transport, Tools & Man Cave Auction Sunday 14th July
As with most of our weekend auctions, it also includes a good garden and salvage section. A superb keystone crown brick, made by Joseph Hamblet's Piercy Brickwork Co. of West Bromich (estabilished 1851) depicts a your head Queen Victoria half bust to its front face,. The company were well know for supplying bricks for railway & canal bridge construction. At 15" square, this heavy and superbly decorative keystone crown bick is longing to reign again whether structurally or for interior decoration. Forward from a descendant of the brickwork's founde, it carries a mere £90 reserve.
A vertical boiler has come from a local smelting works. Being 4ft high it dwarves a similar type of vertical boiler originally from steam launch, both are in need of some restoration for puttng back into use or light tidy up for decorative purposes. A perfect winter project,sure to raise some steam, comes in the form of a 5" gauge model steam locomotive & tender chassis with its copper boiler & a smaller 3 1/4" steam locomotive with 2 boilers and quantity of kit parts for both included
a 34" backsmith's anvil is sure to sound a ring with its 200-350estimate. A cracking little 1930s Citroen pedal car in skeleton form is ready to ride and a childres fairground electric bumper car will bring back nostalgic memories of candy floss & sirens. A Vigzol oil pump is in its vivid orange livery estimates 50-70. There is a good selection of enamel signs, car parts & tols. SPorting ites include fishing rods, bivvy, western & english saddles/harness.
A few of the modern entries into this versatile sale includes an ifor Williams tipper trailer, and an immaculate Rascal Pioneer road legal mobility scooter is being sold in aid of The Royal British Legion.
Viewing Saturdy 13th 10am-7pm & from 9am sale day auction starts 10am 14th July.