Prices sparkle at Christmas Sale

John Trickett oil Golden Retrievers realised �1300.
John Trickett oil Golden Retrievers realised �1300.

McAfee Auction Christmas Sale was a great success with strong demand for the better lots.

Top price of the evening was £2850 for a sapphire and diamond ring, hotly contested by room and absentee bidders, while a John Trickett oil ‘Golden Retrievers’ realised £1300, and a 1960’s kings pattern canteen rushed from £150 - £820.

Other pieces included a rolex 9ct gold half hunter pocket watch £660, a selection of rings £320 - £520 and a gold bracelet £500. In the art selection a large Rooney oil made £420, a large RB Higgins £625, early McAuley oil £600, Two W J Watson watercolours £340 & £360, Two K McGoran pastels £400 & £360, Holly Hanson oil £380, D G Hughes Oil £200, Terry Bradley Print £250, Niall Campion Oil £300, J P Rooney Gouache £240, Pair of Victorian Oils £300.

Other prices included, Inlaid ting tang mantle clock £320, Two display cabinets £400 and £220, drop dial wall clock £200, 10 piece dessert set £170, mahogany screen £340, selection of Moorcroft pieces £380, £380, £160, £150 & £140, shaped front sideboard £280, 3 bottle tantalus £210, Vaseline glass lamp £320, selection of royal worcester pieces £420, £420, £130, £150 and £190, ruby oil lamp £320, fuse mantle clock, single weight vienna £260, pair of bedside cabinets £360, table top display cabinet £260, swan silver pin cushion £150, tortoise shell ring box £150, silver dish £120, rare sovereign case £160, ladies jewellery box £110, 14ct gold cufflinks £320, heavy silver neck chain £270, gold and amethyst earrings £130 etc.

McAfee Auctions are now preparing for their Loughgall sale in mid January, and particularly appealing for nice collectibles, silver and jewellery for that sale so if you have items to sell please contact them them on 028 276 67669 asap.