Out of the Ordinary

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Datum der Auktion: 12.02.2019

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'THE SQUARE PEG'

'THE SQUARE PEG', 1958, Rank Organisation, British quad film movie poster, starring Norman Wisdom and Honor Blackman, 76 x 101.5cm A British road repairman gets into a feud with the Army, gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into WW2, Nazi-occupied France, where his physical resemblance to the

Los #: 140

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A WOVEN 'BAYEUX' PANEL

A WOVEN 'BAYEUX' PANEL, 1930s, French, loosely based on a section of the Bayeux tapestry, depicting William the Conqueror's cavalry fighting, 203 x 92cm

Los #: 141

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A GEORGE V BLUE LEATHER GOVERNMENT DESPATCH BOX

A GEORGE V BLUE LEATHER GOVERNMENT DESPATCH BOX, c.1927, by John Peck & Sons, the lid with a gilt-tooled cipher of HM George V and the inscription 'EMERGENCY COMPENSATION COMMITTEE/SIR HENRY PAYNE K.B.E.C.B.', with brass handle and original Bramah, lock and key, the interior with maker's stamp, 46cm

Los #: 142

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A WINSTON CHURCHILL 'WAR WEAPONS WEEK' DAILY INDICATOR

A WINSTON CHURCHILL 'WAR WEAPONS WEEK' DAILY INDICATOR, c.1940s, a painted shaped rectangular wooden sign noting Woodford and District's Winston Churchill collection towards WW2 weapons, 123 x 27cm Sir Winston Churchill was elected as Epping, Division's MP in 1924, which incorporated both the areas

Los #: 143

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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SATIRICAL NEWS

SATIRICAL NEWS, Forty-six 'News Review' magazines for 1939, the covers with satirical (sometimes!) news photographs relating to the war, including Hitler and Mussolini, 'The Listener' 1942/43 (BBC publication), 'Soviet News', 1950s (qty

Los #: 144

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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*THOMAS DELLERT DELACROIX (Swedish

*THOMAS DELLERT DELACROIX (Swedish, b.1953) DEATH OF TROTSKY Carpet, woven in China, woven signature 'T Dellert 83', 1983 size 200 x 138cm Thomas Dellert-Delacroix is a Swedish conceptual artist known for his paintings, short films and ready-made, works, whose prolific practice is both unique and

Los #: 145

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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MIKHAIL GORBACHEV

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV, a resin bust of Mikhail Gorbachev, together with a waxwork bust of a policeman, mid-late 20th century, removed from Leeds Waxwork Museum in 1997, Gorbachev 24cm high

Los #: 146

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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AFTER VLADIMIR SEROV LENIN PROCLAIMS SOVIET POWER IN SMOLNY PALACE

AFTER VLADIMIR SEROV LENIN PROCLAIMS SOVIET POWER IN SMOLNY PALACE, PETROGRAD, 1917 Oil on unstretched canvas 220 x 300cm

Los #: 147

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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VLADIMIR KALENSKY (1920-2012), LONG LIVE REVOLUTION, a 1966 Soviet propaganda poster, with Lenin holding out his cap, 68 x 91cm

Los #: 148

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A MAO ZEDONG WAXWORK

A MAO ZEDONG WAXWORK, mid-late 20th century, a waxwork model of Chairman Mao, dressed in a Yat-sen suit, on a metal base, removed from Leeds Waxwork Museum in 1997, 177cm high

Los #: 149

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A COLD WAR SOVIET MIG 25 PILOT'S HELMET

A COLD WAR SOVIET MIG 25 PILOT'S HELMET, c.1960-65, constructed for high altitude flight, also used by Mig 31 pilots, with the pilot's name 'Stodolski' printed on the back in Cyrillic script

Los #: 150

Schätzpreis: 750 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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FREE NELSON MANDELA! late 1970s poster

FREE NELSON MANDELA! late 1970s poster, designed by David King for the anti-apartheid movement, 13 Mandela Street, London NW1 0DW, 60 x 43cm An identical poster is in the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection

Los #: 151

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 140 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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SOUTH AFRICA 1996 NELSON MANDELA AND MICHAEL JACKSON Oil on canvas 62 x 80cm

SOUTH AFRICA 1996 NELSON MANDELA AND MICHAEL JACKSON Oil on canvas 62 x 80cm, framed Michael Jackson first met President Nelson Mandela on 20 July 1996 at his Pretoria residence before leaving South Africa - this painting commemorates that event

Los #: 152

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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LEGGED Drypoint etching, signed in pencil ...

*W DOUGLAS MACLEOD (1892-1963) GEORGE BLAKE SEATED CROSS-LEGGED Drypoint etching, signed in pencil 27 x 20.5cm George Blake (1893-1961) was originally a Glasgow journalist before becoming a full-time author. He was a close friend of Macleod, who, produced this etching of Blake in 1921. *Artist's

Los #: 153

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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STOKES GUN

STOKES GUN, early 20th century WWI interest, a commemorative cast iron brick form plaque, 21cm square The Stokes trench mortar was developed by Sir Wilfred Scott-Stokes, who was the managing director of mechanical engineering firm, Ransomes &, Rapier of Ipswich. Although Stokes did not have a

Los #: 154

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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GENDARMERIE

GENDARMERIE, c.1930s, a French wooden direction sign, painted in blue and white with the word 'GENDARMERIE', 20 x 80cm

Los #: 155

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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WWI TRENCH LADDER

WWI TRENCH LADDER, a rare WWI triple-folding oak and metal trench ladder, stamped 'Hodgkinsons Patent, Ambergate, Derby', folded 86 x 15cm

Los #: 156

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A JOLLY ROGER FLAG

A JOLLY ROGER FLAG, early 20th century, a finely made cotton Jolly Roger skull and crossbones flag, possibly made for a military submarine, 125 x 76 cm Following the introduction of submarines in several navies, c.1900, Admiral Sir Arthur Wilson,, the First Sea Lord of the British Royal Navy, stated

Los #: 157

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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COLD WAR AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION POSTERS

COLD WAR AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION POSTERS, a large group of forty-four 1940s and 1950s Air Diagram military aircraft recognition and night silhouette posters, issued by The Ministry of Supply, including Hawker Tempest 2, Viking Mk.1A, P2V-5 Neptune,, American AM-1 Mauler, Britannia, F7U-3 Cutlass

Los #: 158

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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PAINTED WW2 RAOC KIT BAG

HAND-PAINTED WW2 RAOC KIT BAG, an unusual WW2 military Royal Army Ordnance Corps, North African Campaign kit bag, with hand-painted designs and lettering, including cartoons and a dancing woman in a bikini, 85 x 45cm

Los #: 159

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A LARGE CAVE BEAR SKELETON

A LARGE CAVE BEAR SKELETON, an Ice Age (Pleistocene) cave bear skeleton (Ursus spelaeus) from Romania or Austria, recently mounted into a walking pose, a good complete original skeleton of one cave bear with even bone patina, rather than one made up, from of different specimens, 200 x 117cm The cave

Los #: 160

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A MOA BIRD BONE

A MOA BIRD BONE, 16th century or earlier, New Zealand, the Moa bird leg bone, 26cm long Provenance: Errol Fuller, author of 'The Dodo: From Extinction to Icon'. Moas are among the most celebrated of all extinct birds. They were found only in New, Zealand and were the tallest of all known birds

Los #: 161

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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THYLACINE REPLICA SKULL 20th century

THYLACINE REPLICA SKULL 20th century, a resin cast of a Thylacine (Tasmanian tiger) skull, mounted in a glass case, inscription plaque in the case reads: 'THYLACINE - TASMANIAN TIGER, male shipped from Beaumaris Zoo, Holbert, 2nd March 1910,, Arrived London Zoo 18th April 1910, Died London Zoo 20th

Los #: 162

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A PAIR OF MOSAIC LIQUEUR ADVERTISING SIGNS

A PAIR OF MOSAIC LIQUEUR ADVERTISING SIGNS, mid-20th century, French, in ebonised frames, advertising three 'Fournier Demars' liqueurs. largest 86 x 60cm (2

Los #: 163

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A 'CAFÉ DE LA MAIRIE' WOODEN SIGNBOARD

A 'CAFÉ DE LA MAIRIE' WOODEN SIGNBOARD, mid-20th century, from a traditional café in a French town, 270cm long

Los #: 164

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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'GUINNESS IN FESTIVAL LAND'

'GUINNESS IN FESTIVAL LAND', a 1951 advertising poster for Guinness at the 1951 Festival of Britain, parodying a passage from Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland', designed by Eric George Fraser, linen backed, poster size 76 x 50.5cm An identical, poster is in the Victoria and Albert Museum

Los #: 165

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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COOKING AND GREAT FIRE OF LONDON INTEREST: 'PUDDING LANE' SIGN

COOKING AND GREAT FIRE OF LONDON INTEREST: 'PUDDING LANE' SIGN, c.1960s, an enamel road sign decorated with the City of London coat of arms above the words 'Pudding Lane EC3', 64 x 59cm, framed

Los #: 166

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A COFFEE BEAN DISPENSER TOPPED BY A BRASS WINGED EAGLE

A COFFEE BEAN DISPENSER TOPPED BY A BRASS WINGED EAGLE, early 20th century, Belgian, nickel-silver, with dispensing ladle and shute, 112cm high, 51cm diameter

Los #: 167

Schätzpreis: 750 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A 'CHOCOLAT RÉVILLON' ADVERTISING CLOCK

A 'CHOCOLAT RÉVILLON' ADVERTISING CLOCK, early-mid 20th century, French, tolework, in an 'oeil de boeuf' or bullseye shape, with original brass wind-up pendulum movement, 43cm wide, 59cm high

Los #: 168

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A COLLECTION OF TEN ADVERTISING CHAMPAGNE BUCKETS

A COLLECTION OF TEN ADVERTISING CHAMPAGNE BUCKETS, mid-20th century, French, nickel-silver plated, with engraved advertising nameplates from various champagne makers, with makers' names on the bases, 'Argit Paris', each 20cm high approximately (10

Los #: 169

Schätzpreis: 1.600 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019