Top prices at McAfee Auctions

McAfee Auctions sale in Ballycastle last week attracted a larger number of viewers over the five viewing sessions resulting in a good turnout on the night, a large number of bids left, and busy telephone lines throughout the evening.

Top price of the sale was £950, received for a Birmingham Silver Four Piece Tea Service, while other pieces of Silver also did well and included a Pair of Silver Tazzas £210, a Silver Bowl £220, Two Small Embossed Silver Dishes £80.

Demand was also good for a number of Gold Rings £420, £320 and £190, while a lot of Scrap Silver realised £290 and a lot of Scrap Gold realised £220.

Furniture on the evening including Two Bedroom Suites at £380 and £260, a Dining Room Suite £300, Console Table for Restoration £280, Four Door Sideboard for Restoration £200, Oriental Display Cabinet £200, Mamas and Papas Rocking Horse £190, Inlaid Settee £210, Fall Front Bureau £150, Inlaid Small Sideboard £110, Oil Lamp £110, Piano Stool £50. Oils by D McNaughton £390, Rooney Oils £260 and £240 etc.

Other prices include a Belfast Barograph £160, Cast Metal Foot Scraper £105, Trio of Beswick Deer £120, Collection of Wrist Watches £295, Tyrone Crystal Football £50, Wag at the Wall Clock £80, Drop Dial Clock £150, Pembroke Table £200, Dining Room Table £180, Pine Bedroom Suite £170, Three Door Wardrobe £140, Patio Set £90, Two Milk Cans £55 and £52, Collection of Old Bottles £270 etc.

McAfee Auctions are now accepting lots for the next Ballycastle sale, to enter lots simply telephone them at 028 276 67669.

The next sale of Antique and General Furniture and Furnishings takes place in their Ballymoney Auction Rooms on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th of November. Catalogue will be available later online at