Estate sale this Thursday at McAfee’s

McAFEE Auctions sale this week is the complete house clearance of ‘Drumsaragh’, 128 Edenbane Road, Kilrea, on instructions from the pers. reps. of Mr S Martin dec’d, and includes the complete house furnishings of Drumsaragh, including antique and general household furnishings, collectibles, paintings, clocks, bronzes, silver and some jewellery.

Viewing commences on Tuesday and Wednesday 19th and 20th of March from 3.00 – 5.00pm and 7.00 – 8.30pm each day and on the day of sale from 3.30 – 6.45pm. The sale will then be conducted by catalogue and screen in the Kilrea Town Hall.

Among the many interesting pieces of furniture in the sale is a four door breakfront bookcase or display cabinet, a rosewood canterbury, a double ended settee, a pair of upholstered chairs, a nice selection of bedroom furniture including a very good walnut bedstead, three door wardrobe, dressing tables, chests etc, double pedestal writing desk, oak armchair, dining room table and chair set, shaped front and another sideboard, occasional tables, chairs, good hall gong, hall stand, three piece suite, writing bureau, revolving bookcase etc, etc.

A nice selection of bronzes and clocks including a nice drop dial clock, and two mantle clocks are also included, as is a nice selection of collectibles including Royal dux, Royal doultons, belleck, hummells, tea and dinner sets, crystal, Staffordshire figurines etc.

Included in the paintings is a large work by Desmond Kinney, others by R. Wilson, B Anderson, E M Beresford, M Glynn, M Hayden, M Martin etc, and there are also a number of limited edition and equestrian prints. As well as pieces of silver and jewellery, there are also the usual general furnishings, kitchenware, kitchen electrics, linen etc.

Other lots included are a choice of three safes, old avery bag scales, sinks, hand trunks, ammunition boxes, planters, wheel barrows, good table lamps, gilted overmantle, old style kitchen chairs, old fire bellows, brass carriage clock, nice desk inkwell set, fender stool, mahogany decanter box etc etc.

Further details are available from McAfee Auctions on (028) 276 67669 or catalogues are available online at