Irish book collection realises £1500

A collection of Irish Books, offered in several lots created a lot of interest at last week’s McAfee Auctions General Sale in Ballycastle.

The books, part of a local estate clearance realised up to £520 per lot and created province wide interest.

Demand was also high for a number of violins, and although some needed repair, prices soared to £440 for one, while others realised £150 and £130.

Other prices included a brass faced longcase clock £775, two Gregory Moore oils £480, set of Waterford crystal glasses £135, a painted dial longcase clock £300, gold sovereign £180, empire medal £55, W. Dalgish oil £310 and Carrie O’Duinn watercolour £105.

Items are being received for McAfee Fine Furnishings Sales in Loughgall and Ballymoney. To enter fine Furnishings, paintings, collectibles, silver and jewellery, telephone McAfee Auctions on 028 27667669. The next Sale is in McAfee’s Ballymoney Sale Rooms on 23rd & 24th April at 6.30pm.