First McAfee Auction great success

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Over 300 parties viewed last weeks Antique & General sale at McAfee Auctions first sale of the new season at the Ballymoney auction rooms.

‘Trade was really brisk over the two evenings’ said Gerry McAfee, and while silver, gold and many collectibles sold well there was also a slight improvement on brown furniture.”

Top price for the sale was £875 for a three leaf dining room table. The table which needed some restoration, created a lot of interest resulting in a two room and two tephone bidders battling it our on the phone. Other prices included a three piece

tea service £330, a silver salver £260, unusual radiator cover £320, large brass gong £430, old campaign chest £470, pair of hall chairs £300, inlaid display cabinet £400, ladies writing desk £270, 14ct gold diamond ring £460, another £330 and £260,

repeater carriage clock £230, Chinese bowl £280, set of dining room chairs £310, mahogany sideboard £370 and £300, triple weight modern clock £280, ‘Chinese Marine’ dinner set £270, gold pendant watch £195, leather library chair £300, figurine based centre piece £240, large carpet square £280 and £190, William Cunningham oil £290, Gregory Moore oil £230 etc.

The next sale of antique and general furnishings, takes place in their Ballycastle salerooms on Friday 5th September at 6.30pm.

McAfee Auctions are now accepting items for the next Loughgall fine furnishings sale and there next antique and general sale in there Ballymoney rooms. To enter lots or discuss a house clearance call them on 028 276 67669.