Taxidermy & Natural History: Wednesday 12 October 2016 10:30AM

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Black-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus hemionus), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount turning slightly to the right, 11 points (6+5), left antler 30cm, right antler 33cm, widest span 47cm, from the wall 52cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 2

Southeastern Spanish Ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica), circa 2002, shoulder mount turning to the right, on oak shield with brass oval label R.N.CAZORLA 2.002 E.F SADI. left horn 83cm, right horn 81cm, tip to tip 63cm, from the wall 59cm

Native to the Tortosa Mountains

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £350
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Lot 3

European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus), full mount sitting low on a fallen tree bark camouflaged perfectly against the surroundings, also a full mount Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis), perched upon a tree stump, within the case is a Shrew and two Butterflies all set amongst a woodland floor setting, within a five-panel perspex table display case with wooden base, 60cm by 39.5cm by 22.5cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £150
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Lot 4

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 46cm from the wall; and Another Similar, turning slightly to the left, 38cm from the wall (2)

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £250
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Lot 5

Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 73cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 6

Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer), pair of horns mounted on a polished mahogany shield, widest span 100cm, tip to tip 61cm

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 7

Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella), two pairs of horns on upper skulls, on carved oak and mahogany shields; Blesbok (Damaliscus phillipsi), horns on upper skull, on oak shield; and Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), horns on upper skull, on polished mahogany shield (4)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 8

White-Eared Kob (Kobus kob leucotis), late 20th century, shoulder mount, right horn 55cm, left horn 51.5cm, 53cm deep, 89cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 9

Black Lechwe (Kobus leche), circa 1970, shoulder mount, right horn 57cm, left horn 57.5cm, 54cm deep, 100cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £300
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Lot 10

Spanish Ibex (Capra pyrenaica), circa 1970, head mount, right horn 66.5cm, left horn 66.5cm, tip to tip 40cm, 55cm deep, 73cm high

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £110
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Lot 11

Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus), circa 1998, shoulder mount with head turning to the right, on a mahogany shield with brass oval label "SUDAFRICA SADI AGOSTO-98", left horn 44cm, right horn 44cm measured straight, tip to tip 29cm, 56cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 12

Burchell's Zebra (Equus quagga burchelli), modern, skin rug, 237cm long

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £250
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Lot 13

Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), horns on cut upper frontlet, on pine shield; Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus), horns on upper skull, on oak shield; and Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), juvenile antlers on cut frontlet, on oak shield (3)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £50
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Lot 14

Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata), full mount, enclosed within a five-panel perspex table display case, 49.5cm by 20cm by 42cm; Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix), full mount with wings outstretched stood upon a cut tree branch, enclosed within a five-panel perspex table display case, 46.5cm by 26.5cm by 39cm; and A Pair of Teal (Anas crecca), male and female full mounts stood upon a log, enclosed within a five-panel perspex table display case, 50.5cm by 25.5cm by 28cm, all with plywood carrying cases (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £60
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Lot 15

Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), modern, shoulder mount with head turning to the left, 65cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 16

Black Wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou), modern, shoulder mount with head turning to the right, 68cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 17

Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer), horns on upper skull, on ebonised oak shield, widest span 92cm, tip to tip 73.5cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 18

Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella), two pairs of horns on upper skulls, on oak shields (one carved); Blesbok (Damaliscus phillipsi), horns on upper skull, on oak shield; and Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), horns on upper skull, on polished mahogany shield (4)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £220
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Lot 19

Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus), circa 1998, shoulder mount with head turning to the left, on a mahogany shield with brass oval label "SUDAFRICA SADI AGOSTO-98", left horn 36cm, right horn 36cm measured straight, tip to tip 22cm, 56cm from the wall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £190
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Lot 20

Eight Cased Common Garden Birds, all full mounts, to include Blackbird, Greenfinch, Tree Pipit, Tree Creeper, Spotted Flycatcher, Blackcap, Coal Tit, Starling, all enclosed within five-panel perspex table display cases with naturalistic interiors, four with fitted plywood carrying cases (8)

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £130
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Lot 21

Black Wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou), modern, shoulder mount, with head turning to the left, 61cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 22

Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella), horns on upper skull, on oak shield; Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), horns on upper skull (a/f); Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus), horns on upper skull, on ebonised oak shield; Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), horns on cut frontlet on circular oak shield; and Impala (Aepyceros melampus), horns on upper skull on shield (repaired) (5)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 23

Coke's Hartebeest (Alcelaphus cokii), horns on upper skull, on ebonised oak shield; Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus), two pairs of horns on cut upper skulls, on ebonised shields; and Grant's Gazelle (Nanger granti), horns on cut upper skull on ebonised shield (4)

Estimate: £100-140

Sold: £160
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Lot 24

Mouflon (Ovis orientalis), circa 2000, shoulder mount with head turning to the right, on oak shield with brass oval label "F.R.R LOS ESCORIALES JAEN 10-11-2000", left horn 62cm, right horn 60cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 27cm, broadest span 46cm, 55cm from the wall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £220
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Lot 25

Barbary Sheep (Ammotragus lervia lervia), circa 2000, large male shoulder mount turning to the right, on mahogany shield with brass oval label "EL TOCHAR SADI 27-2-2000", left horn 77cm, right horn 79cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 35.5cm, widest span 67cm, from the wall 59cm

The only sheep indigenous to Africa, and the only species in the genus

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £350
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Lot 26

Five Various Cased Birds, all full mounts, to include Knot, Quail, Water Rail, Jack Snipe, Golden Plover, all enclosed within five-panel perspex table display cases with naturalistic interiors, all with fitted plywood carrying cases (5)

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £100
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Lot 27

Black Wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou), modern, fore part stood with feet upon a naturalistic base, with head turning to the left, overall height 116cm, from the wall 103cm to tip of horn

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 28

Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), modern, shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right, 72cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £280
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Lot 29

Desert Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 60cm from the wall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £280
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Lot 30

Domestic Sheep (Ovis aries), modern shoulder mount with head turning to the right 49cm from the wall

Estimate: £100-140

Sold: £320
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Lot 31

Nguni Cow Hide (Bos taurus), modern, excellent quality AA grade black and white dappled cow hide floor rug, 193cm long, 156cm wide

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £150
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Lot 32

European Mouflon (Ovis musimon), shoulder mount on oak shield; and Two Pairs of Mouflon Horns, on upper skulls (3)

Estimate: £60-100

Sold: £150
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Lot 33

European Red Deer Chandelier (Cervus elaphus), five-light antler constructed ceiling chandelier, made from 10 separate antlers, with electric fitting, 80cm diameter, 63cm high

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £220
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Lot 34

European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount with jaw agape, on painted oak shield, 66cm from the wall; and A Fully Prepared Wild Boar Skin Rug, 136cm head to tail (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 35

Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), two boxes of assorted antlers on cut upper skulls, 23 mounted on ebonised shields, 20 mounted on a mixture of oak and mahogany shields (43)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £180
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Lot 36

Mouflon (Ovis orientalis), circa 1998, shoulder mount with head turning to the right, on mahogany shield with brass oval label "LA HEDREDA SADI 29-11-98", left horn 57cm, right horn 58cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 24cm, broadest span 43cm, 50cm from the wall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £190
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Lot 37

Fallow Deer (Dama dama), antlers on upper skull (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £280
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Lot 38

Cormorant (Phalacrocoracidae), two male full mounts, on cut tree branches attached to sliced tree trunks, 70cm and 68cm

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £180
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Lot 39

Leopard Cub (Panthera pardus), circa December 1945, by Van Ingen & Van Ingen, full mount in sitting pose with tail curled, head turned slightly to the left, wall mounted on a faux rock ledge, stencilled number to reverse of ledge 31999, 73cm in length nose to tail, 43cm high excluding base (a/f)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £3500
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Lot 40

Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), modern, twelve horns (not necessarily matching) (a/f)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 41

Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros), circa late 1940s, full skull, 22cm by 18cm

This species of Hornbill is one of the largest and can grow to the size of a swan. In captivity it can live for up to 90 years. It is found in lowland and montane, tropical and subtropical climates and in mountain rain forests up to 1,400 metres altitude in Borneo, Sumatra, Java, the Malay Peninsula, Singapore and southern Thailand

CITES Appendix II/EC Annex B

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £190
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Lot 42

African Rock Python Skin (Python sebae) early 20th century, full length prepared skin including part of it's head, 450cm long

CITES Appendix ll/EC Annex B

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £50
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Lot 43

Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount turning slightly to the right, left horn 27cm, right horn 27cm, tip to tip 24cm, 48cm from the wall

One of the fastest running mammals in North America, can achieve speeds of up to 65km/h (40mph)

Estimate: £180-220

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Lot 44

Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa 2005, shoulder mount turning slightly to the right, on mahogany shield with brass oval label "VIELLA 2.005 E.F.SADI", left horn 12cm, right horn 12cm, tip to tip 9cm, from the wall 46cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £120
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Lot 45

Six Various Cased Birds, all full mounts, to include Three Starlings with young in a nest, Pair of Love Birds, Blackbird, Red Wing, Two Hen Chicks, Juvenile Blackbird, all enclosed within five-panel perspex table display cases with naturalistic interiors, four with plywood carrying cases (6)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 46

Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), modern, shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right, 72cm from the wall

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 47

Bushpig (Potamochoerus larvatus), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 63cm from the wall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £250
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Lot 48

Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 56cm from the wall

Estimate: £180-220

Sold: £220
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Lot 49

Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer), horns on upper skull, on ebonised oak shield, widest span 94cm, tip to tip 64cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £140
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Lot 50

European Mouflon (Ovis musimon), shoulder mount; Three Pairs of Mouflon Horns, on upper skulls, one on shield; and Mouflon Skin (5)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £250
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