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Richard Barnwell, of Clifford Cross Auctions Ltd, conducted an Antiques and Collectors’ Sale at The Wisbech Auction Halls, over three days which drew buyers from all over the country.

A total of over 1400 lots were offered for sale. Some of the chief prices realised were as follows:

An Elizabeth II Fiji 1996 50 dollar coin being 1 kilo of .999 silver £410; A large 20th century bronze horse figure group on black marble effect base £400; A 9ct gold gentleman’s watch chain weighing 33.2g £310; An important oil portrait on canvas depicting “Henry The Third Marquis of Waterford” 1811-1859 £310; An Indian British Army General Service medal £300; Collector’s packs of British Mint Stamps from the 1980s £270; A 9ct gold ring containing a 1891 sovereign £270; A 15ct gold bracelet with heart-shaped locket £250; A framed Victorian watercolour by Samuel Prout circa 1810 £250; A wooden case containing 24 official silver commemorative coins for Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother £230; Nine 9ct gold rings £230; Four silver cheese markers £220; A contemporary framed watercolour by Howard Knee depicting “Irish Peat Cutters” £220; An antique bureau bookcase £210; A gold metal watch chain fob with ornate seal £210; An Edwardian smoker’s bow armchair with upholstered leather back rail £190; An unusual Gothic style hanging wall mounted carved wooden niche bracket the base marked “Ely” £185; A bag containing approximately 35 Victorian and other swirl glass marbles £175; A mid Victorian object d’art being a most unusual gilt and Mother-of-Pearl pedestal dish contained under an oval glass dome £170; A 9ct gold articulated chain with ring and clip £170; Eight original Dinky toy die cast metal models of 1940s and 50s motor cars £170; An interesting folder containing a quantity of contemporary memorabilia of the Eight Army Campaign in North Africa 1942 £165; an early 19th cross banded chest of 3 long and 2 short drawers £160; An extremely large Lladro figurine depicting Don Quixote seated £160.