Taxidermy & Natural History: Friday 03 February 2017 10:30AM

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Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus caama), circa late 20th century, full mount leaping between faux bushes on a naturalistic base, overall height 188cm, overall length nose to tail 147cm

Estimate: £700-1000

NOT SOLD
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Lot 52

Scottish Red Deer (Cervus elaphus), circa late 20th century, of huge proportions, mounted on a shaped oak oval shield, 21 points (8+13), left antler 84cm, right antler 82cm, tip to tip 60cm, widest span 144cm, from the wall 89cm

Shot on the Ben Loyal Estate, Sutherland in 1994 by Lars Foghsgaard

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £750
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Lot 53

Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius), circa 1970, full bleached prepared skull with tusks, 63cm long by 50cm high (lacking four tusks to upper and lower jaw) (a/f)

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £950
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Lot 54

A Chas Beseler Co (New York) Magic Lantern, cracked black finish and fitted with an electric lamp (in original steel box) together with a collection of photographic negatives and glass slides formally belonging to Lord William Percy and a book by same 'Three Studies In Bird Character'

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £170
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Lot 55

A Rare Late Victorian Collection of 20 Exotic Birds, to include Channel Billed Toucan, Rainbow Lorikeet, Rosella Parakeet, Plum Headed Parakeet, European Bee Eater, White Throated Kingfisher, Regent Bowerbird, Indigo Bunting, Baltimore Oriole, Purple Breasted Cotinga, Two Hummingbirds, and eight other various birds, all mounted amongst a naturalistic setting of creeping ivy, moss and lichen covered branches with nests, against a painted sky background, enclosed within a carved mahogany single-glass framed wall hanging case with bold carved pediment, 139cm by 14.5cm by 69cm  
 
NB: The Baltimore Oriole and Indigo Buntin within this case can NOT be exported to the USA.

Estimate: £1200-1800

Sold: £1300
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Lot 56

A Cased Collection of Various Birds, circa early 20th century, to include Kingfisher, Pied Wagtail, Sparrow. Yellowhammer, White Throated Kingfisher, Greenfinch, Yellow Headed Blackbird, Hooded Oriole, Lilac Breasted Roller, all mounted in a naturalistic setting of lichen and moss covered branches, against a painted river and mill themed backboard, enclosed within a single-glass painted pine case, 69cm by 24.5cm by 41cm

Estimate: £200-300

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Lot 57

Four Red Deer Slots (Cervus elaphus), all mounted onto shaped oak shields, two with ivorine labels Devon & Somerset Staghounds, Found Stockholm Hill, Killed South Hill Farm Withypool, August 31st 1956, and Found Reapham Wood, Killed Winsford, April 16th 1940, both by Peter Spicer, two with painted description Killed at Porlock Weir September 10th '21, and Killed below Hineham August 1925

Estimate: £100-200

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Lot 58

Giant Clam (Tridacna gigas), circa 1930, one half shell, size 86cm across, 54cm deep

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £480
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Lot 59

Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), modern, shoulder mount with head turning to the left, 69cm from the wall

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 60

Desert Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 61cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 61

Western Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus), modern shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the left, 45cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 62

Nguni Cow Hide (Bos taurus), modern, excellent quality AA grade brown and white cow hide floor rug, 206cm long, 161cm wide

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 63

Burchell's Zebra (Equus quagga), modern, skull, 46cm long by 25cm high approx (a/f)

With green game tag TBE No-07543074

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 64

Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), modern, shoulder mount with head turning sharply to the left, 42cm from the wall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £120
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Lot 65

Black-Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas), modern, shoulder mount, mounted on a Wildebeest horn, turning to the left, on sanded base with bulrushes, 53cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 66

Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), modern, white shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right, 50cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £150
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Lot 67

A Rare Collection of Twenty-Six Late Victorian Birds of Paradise Hat Decorations, to include Lesser Bird of Paradise forepart including head shoulder and tail feathers, also coloured Lesser Bird of Paradise tail feathers to imitate Count Raggi's Bird of Paradise tail feathers, and Blue Bird of Paradise tail feathers etc (26)

Many hat decorations made with Bird of Paradise feathers tended to use the coloured feathers of different birds including the Lesser Bird of Paradise, Superb Bird of Paradise etc so the identification of species is nearly impossible.

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £280
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Lot 68

An Edwardian Hippopotamus Tusk Mounted Dinner Gong, a pair of large curved tusks, the tips with silver mounts (Stevenson & Law, Sheffield 1906) with a centrally hung white metal gong, the tusk bases mounted with silver collars attached to a carved oak clenched hand fitment mounted to a blonde oak base, together with two silver handled beaters with felt covered heads, 44cm overall height, base width 61cm (two spare silver collars)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 69

Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), circa early 20th century, juvenile full mount attached to a mahogany base, 67cm by 17cm

The Gharial is now critically endangered in the wild and is one of the longest Crocodillians growing up to 20ft in length

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 70

A Collection of Wild Boar Tusks, in a box

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 71

A Late Victorian Occasional Table, with cloverleaf shaped top supported by four Blackbuck horns as legs, 47cm high, top size 30cm square

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £450
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Lot 72

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), modern, horns on skull, ten specimens

Estimate: £180-220

Sold: £300
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Lot 73

Greenland Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), skin rug; Three Kudu Skin Pillows; A Springbok Skin Pillow; and A Jackal Skin (6)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 74

European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), 20th century, a collection of approximately 39 mounted tusk sets

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £170
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Lot 75

Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus), four sets of tusks with white metal mounts

Estimate: £180-220

Sold: £170
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Lot 76

An Austro-German Painted and Carved Wood Red Deer Shoulder Mount, a pair of Red Deer antlers attached to the head (5+5 points), on carved wooden shield, 40cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £400
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Lot 77

Hungarian Red Deer (Cervus elaphus), late 20th century, antlers on full upper skull, 14 points (7+7), widest span 122cm, height 111cm

Estimate: £180-220

Sold: £280
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Lot 78

Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula), circa 2009, male perched upon a small branch protruding from a frosted soil base with faux ferns and a pine cone, enclosed within a five-glass table display case with wooden base, 18.5cm by 15cm by 39cm, with full taxidermist's label to underneath

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 79

Red-Backed Shrike (Lanius collurio), male, full mount, perched upon a branch attached to an ebonised base, overall height 34cm

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 80

Cape Glossy Starling (Lamprotornis nitens), circa 1999, by A J Armitstead, full mount perched upon a tree branch amongst a faux rock setting with grasses, moss and ferns, against a printed waterfall background, within a diamond shaped five-glass picture frame styled case, 55cm across

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £150
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Lot 81

Pine Marten (Martes martes), full mount with head turning to the right, stood upon a split log with mouth agape, overall length nose to tail 54cm

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £40
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Lot 82

Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), modern, flat skin rug with full head mount including hoofs, nose to tail 168cm

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 83

Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), circa late 20th century, horns on part upper skull (nose area faux), on oak shield, left horn (damaged) 49cm, right horn 109cm measured straight

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £40
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Lot 84

Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), approximately 50 sets of antlers on cut frontlets, mounted on various shields, dating from the mid to late 20th century, in two boxes (50)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £270
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Lot 85

Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), shoulder mount looking straight ahead, with velvet covered antlers, on carved oak laurel leaf shield, 40cm from the wall.

The fur around the antlers is called Velvet; it helps the antlers to grow by helping the blood to circulate by keeping them warm.

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £110
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Lot 86

Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), horns on part upper skull, on oak shield, Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella gazella), abnormal horns on part upper skull; and Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), horns on part upper skull (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 87

Fallow Deer Fawn (Dama dama), full mount in recumbent position with head turning to the right, upon a piece of sliced tree trunk, 35cm; and Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos), drake full mount, stood upon a piece of drift wood, 39cm (2)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £160
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Lot 88

Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), modern, horns on part upper skull on oak shield, tip to tip 92cm; and Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella gazella), modern, horns on part upper skull, on oak shield, tip to tip 57cm (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 89

Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), horns on upper skull; Common Impala (Aepyceros malampus), horns on part upper skull; Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), horns on part upper skull; and Southern Bush Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia caffra), horns on part upper skull, on oak shield (4)

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £120
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Lot 90

European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), approximately 58 sets of tusks, upper and lower, mounted on various oak and mahogany shields, including two sets of cut upper and lower jaws, in two boxes (58)

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £200
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Lot 91

Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), approximately 50 sets of antlers on cut frontlets, mounted on various shields, dating from the mid to late 20th century, in two boxes (50)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £280
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Lot 92

Mouflon (Ovis orientalis), shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right, 50cm from the wall (a/f); Six Sets of Killer Deer Antlers, on cut frontlets some on shields; and Three Sets of Warthog Tusks, mounted on circular oak shields (10)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 93

Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), horns on cut upper skull on oak shield; Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), horns on cut upper skull, on oak shield; and Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), horns on cut upper skull, on oak shield (3)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £120
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Lot 94

Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), circa 2006, taken near Upington, Kalahari, South Africa, shoulder mount, head turning slightly to the left, 63cm from the wall

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £240
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Lot 95

Greater Kudu (Strepsiceros strepsiceros), circa 2003, taken near Xomaqua, Limpopo, South Africa, large male shoulder mount, looking straight ahead, right horn 89cm, left horn 92cm, tip to tip 63cm, from the wall 94cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £350
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Lot 96

Kalahari Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella gazella), circa 2006, taken near Upington, Kalahari, South Africa, large male shoulder mount turning to the left with small upper portion of fore legs, right horn 85cm, left horn 84cm, tip to tip 52.5cm, from the wall 79cm

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £350
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Lot 97

Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia), circa 2003, shoulder mount, 33cm from the wall; Steenbok (Raphicerus campestri), circa 2003, shoulder mount, 24cm from the wall; including Two Flank Skins, taken near Xomaqua, Limpopo South Africa (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £140
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Lot 98

Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), circa 2015, female full mount, perched upon a tree branch protruding from a faux tree bark wall hanging mount with head turned to the right, 53cm overall length of the bird

With CITES A10 (non transferable) licence no.540328/01

Estimate: £250-350

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Lot 99

A Late 19th/20th Century Butterfly Collection, contained within a thirty-two drawer oak and walnut collector's chest raised on four bun feet with 17th-18th century style carved panels, with oak lined drawers and protective glass covers to each drawer, the collection of Butterflies consists of a wide range of species from around the world, Asia, South America, Africa etc,
collected by Scientist Mr James Grist (a/f)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £950
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Lot 100

Aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis), modern, by A J Armitstead, full mount male, perched upon a tree stump with head turned slightly to the right, amongst a naturalistic setting of faux rocks and tall grasses on a sand and grit covered base, enclosed within a five-glass oak framed table display case, 31cm by 24cm by 51.5cm

Aplomado is an unusual Spanish word for "lead-coloured", referring to the blue-grey areas of the plumage - an approximate English translation would be "plumbeous falcon"

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £250
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