McAfee auction attracts large numbers

McAFEE auctions sale last week, the contents of ‘Drumsaragh’, Edenbane Road, Kilrea, attracted large numbers, resulting in a large twin out, and many good results.

The sale at ‘Drumsaragh’ followed straight on from the sale of fine furnishings at McAfee auction rooms in Loughgall, where again there was a large turnout over the two days viewing.

 Demand was again strong for silver, with an unusual silver bowl realising £320, a three piece silver tea service £420, set of six silver forks £300, jewellery box £220, cased desert set £160, gold bangles £160 and £210, sapphire and diamond ring £150, five diamond ring £380, silver snuff box £140 etc.

 Pieces of furniture included a mahogany corner cupboard £240, mahogany bedstead £200, three piece bedroom suite £300, mahogany display unit £280, Chinese dragon chiar £320, long cased clock £375, oriental cocktail cabinet £340, drop dial clock £190, breakfront cabinet £220, copper firescreen £150, mahogany music cabinet £190, Sutherland table£140, brass mantle clock £200, child’s high chair £160, mahogany polescreen£190, inlaid writing desk £230, Worcester vase £125, £120 and £140, Royal dux figurine £400, mahogany day bed £160, cock fighting chair £220, music Canterbury £160, gilted clock set £120, J P Rooney oil £320, D Overend oil £330, glazed bookcase £270, marble mantle clock £210, mahogany chest £150, three bottle tantalus £145, G Moore oil £380, pair of bedside cabinets £100, piano key accordion £130, pembrook table £80, writing table £90, Mary Gregory vase £110, Georgian chest £260, panelled torchere £110, open armchair £110, window seat £150, double weight Vienna clock £310, pair of shell backed armchairs £130, mahogany box £150 etc.

 McAfee auctions next sale is a complete house clearance sale of fine furnishings at 29 Madden Road, Tandragee on Thursday the 11th of April at 7.00pm.  Viewing commences on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th April from 3.00 – 5.00pm and 7.00 – 8.30pm and on the day of sale from 3.30pm.  Catalogues will be online shortly and further details are available from McAfee Auctions on 028 276 67669, who are now accepting good quality antique and collectibles for the next sales.