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Inaugural Fine Art & Collectors Auction

This year has seen Ellis Willis & Beckett go from strength to strength appointing a new senior valuer and administration personnel, with this it looks to increase the number of auctions including specialist auctions throughout the calendar.

Our inaugural specialist auction the Fine Art & Collectors Auction on 31st October has over 700 lots which includes some important and exceptional objects.

Titanic collectors will be particularly interested in lot 277 which is a bronze medal awarded to the crew of RMS Carpathia, who rescued over 700 Titanic survivors, this is being offered with an estimate of £800-£1200.

Within the jewellery section, several of lots are of interest including a pair of Art Deco diamond & pearl drop earrings, a yellow sapphire & diamond cluster ring, and a George IV 18ct mourning ring.

Other lots include an impressive Lines Brothers dolls house, an incredible WWWI & II scrapbook & medals charting the service of Ruth Yeoman, oriental & English ceramics, silver, and a scarce 54-bore Kerr Patent Percussion Five-Shot Double-Action revolver, retailed by the London Armoury and used by the Bank of England.

The auction is generating interest across the world and will help further enhance Ellis Willis & Beckett's reputation as one of the up-and-coming auction houses in the North of England.

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