February Auction News

Collection 100+ boxed items including locosOur auction at the Maid’s Head, Norwich, on Saturday 25th February drew an audience of archivists and historians as a collection of documents from as early as 1514 sold for a total of £2,000.  An autograph album [lot 351] estimated at £100, containing the autographs of the cast of Dad’s Army among many others, sold for £615, a collection of postcards of Wells-next-the-Sea for £225, and a collection of cigarette cards for £200.  Early toys drew high bidding with two Tri-ang railway lots estimated at £25 and £200, selling for £420 and £1,200 respectively.

This was the first sale of this type that James&Sons had held for ten years and another is being prepared for April.  James&Sons also announced that for the March sale it will be joining saleroom.com in a drive to secure a larger world-wide audience by allowing viewing and bidding live online.

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