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A fascinating Private Collection of Militaria and Ethnographica from around the world is to be sold at Tennants Auctioneers, Leyburn on 29th September 2017. The collection was formed by the late De Weledg. Heer P. Lamaison Van Heenvliet (1857-1941), a civil servant, financial expert and avid collector from Rotterdam.
Over a hundred years ago, an accident on the hunting field was immortalised, when the Master of the Cleveland Hunt had stuffed a terrier which had been killed by his horse.
When it comes to musical instruments, the old adage ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’ rings true. Each instrument has a particular quality of tone, colour and lustre of wood – a unique personality that appeals to one buyer over another. 
In September 2017, Tennants Auctioneers are delighted to be offering for sale by auction A Collection of Traditional and Sporting Prints belonging to the late Dr Bob King, as part of their Country House Sale. Depicting Gentlemanly sporting pursuits and interests from grouse shooting to hawking, prized stock animals to racing, the collection represents a uniquely British genre of art. 
Tennants Auctioneers’ Vintage Costume, Textiles & Dolls sale on 12th August attracted an unprecedented number of buyers from around the globe when historic textiles spanning four centuries went under the hammer in the North Yorkshire auction house. 
Tennants Auctioneers’ Militaria & Ethnographica sale on 9th August proved that it is often the human stories behind the objects that draw in buyers at auction. In a particularly buoyant and well attended sale it was those lots with added provenance and history that attracted the most attention. 
Tennants Auctioneers’ Book Sale on 2nd August saw buyers battling it out for scientific treatises and maps alongside an extremely rare volume of poetry containing early works by J. R. R. Tolkien and an uncorrected proof copy of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. 
Tennants of Leyburn’s Militaria & Ethnographica Sale on 9th August is set to include a private family collection late 19th century and early 20th century military uniforms and military accoutrements relating to the Westmorland & Cumberland Yeomanry, the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and the Duke of Lancashire’s Own 3rd Lancashire Militia.
From an 18th century silk gown to a rare 1920s tunic designed by an American eccentric, four centuries of costume & textiles are to go under the hammer in Tennants Auctioneers sale of Vintage Costume, Textiles, Dolls & Teddy Bears on 12th August. 
A rare Beatles poster stole the show in a very buoyant sale of Toys, Models, Collectables & Sporting Items on 21st July. The sale attracted a remarkable number of bidders, both in the saleroom and on the internet; a level of interest that was reflected in strong prices for vintage advertising, fishing tackle, and sporting memorabilia.
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