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Taxidermy: Ladakh Urial (Ovis vignnei vignei), circa 1930, by Van Ingen & Van Ingen Mysore India, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a shaped oak shield, right horn 56cm, left horn 54cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 33.5cm, from the wall 43cm, 56cm high, number to back of head board 585

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 102

Taxidermy: A Pair of Himalayan Brown Goral, circa 1920, by Van Ingen Van Ingen Mysore India, both neck mounts with heads turning to the right mounted upon shaped oak shields, both 29cm from the wall, number to back of head board 814

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £160
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Lot 103

Taxidermy: Leopard (Panthera pardus), circa 1935, by Van Ingen & Van Ingen Mysore India , shoulder mount with head turning to the right with mouth slightly agape, mounted upon a typical ebonised shield, 30cm from the wall, 53cm high, impressed Van Ingen Mysore to verso of shield, ivorine Van Ingen Mysore label to side of the shield, including photo copy of the entry into Van Ingen order books: Shot by Lieutenant G.B.F. Muir Esq. I.C.S, Commissioner, Fyzabad Division, Fyzabad U.P, 19th /05th /1935

CITES Annex A, Appendix I (exempt)

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £1500
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Lot 104

Taxidermy: Leopard (Panthera pardus), circa 1938, by Van Ingen & Van Ingen Mysore India , shoulder mount with head turning to the right with mouth slightly agape, mounted upon a typical oak shield, 36cm from the wall, 63cm high, impressed Van Ingen Mysore to verso of shield, ivorine Van Ingen Mysore label to side of the shield, including a photo copy of the entry into Van Ingen order books: Shot by P.L. Achard Esq, on the Cherakara Tea Plantation
Talapoya, South West India, on 30th /03rd/1938

CITES Annex A, Appendix I, (exempt)

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £1600
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Lot 105

Taxidermy: Southern Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus equinus), by Van Ingen & Van Ingen Mysore India, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a typical polished shield, Van Ingen paper care label to verso, right horn 57cm, left horn 57cm, tip to tip 22cm, from the wall 59cm, height 106cm, numbered 42793

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 106

Taxidermy: A Victorian Cased Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), by James Hutchings of Aberystwith, 1860-1942, full mount Red Fox with head turning sharply to the left with mouth slightly agape in alert pose, sat upon a large faux rock ledge with tail curled beneath, a young Rabbit prey laid beneath the front feet, amongst a natural setting of ferns and tall grasses, set against a pale blue watercolour painted back board, enclosed within a typical three-glass ebonised table display case with gilded moulding raised upon four feet, 56cm by 30cm by 75cm

Estimate: £350-450

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Lot 107

Entomology: An Edwardian Collection of World Butterflies, by Rowland Ward 167 Piccadilly London, nineteen beautifully preserved Butterflies of various species collected from - South America, India, Peru, Sumatra, Amazon, Nias, New Guinea, Mexico, Cameroon, each mounted in a Denton Patent Butterfly Tablet with glass protector, all with data and a Rowland Ward small trade label to the verso, various sizes from 5.5cm by 4cm by 1.5cm up to 13.8cm by 10.7cm by 1.5cm (19)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £400
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Lot 108

Taxidermy: European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), circa 1980, head mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a typical Austro/German carved shield, 56cm from the wall, 67cm high

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £70
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Lot 109

Taxidermy: Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa late 20th century, fourteen various sets of horns on upper skulls and cut frontlets, some on shields in one box (14)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 110

Taxidermy: Kalahari Springbok (Antidorcas hofmeyri), circa late 20th century, male and female horns on cut upper skull and cut frontlet, both mounted upon shaped ebonised shields, Deccan Chinkara (Gazella bennettii), circa 1940, horns on cut upper skull cap mounted upon a circular oak shield, (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 111

Taxidermy: Alpine Marmot (Marmota marmota), circa late 20th century, large full mount stood upon a large natural rock looking straight ahead, 53cm nose to tail, 37cm high

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £210
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Lot 112

Taxidermy: A Collection of Countryside Animals and Birds, circa late 20th century, to include- a full mount Badger stood in upright position with fore limbs raised, a hook attached to the paw probably as a dinner gong holder, a full mount Ring-Necked Pheasant perched upon a cut wall mounted branch, a full mount Red Squirrel, a full mount Jay with wings outstretched, a full mount drake Mallard Duck sat upon a split log, (5)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 113

Taxidermy: European Mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon), circa late 20th century, three sets of horns on cut upper skulls, mounted upon pedestal wall shields, most likely 4 year old, 3 year old and 2 year old specimens, (3)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 114

Taxidermy: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount with head turning to the right, mounted upon a carved oak leaf style shield, 32cm from the wall, 59cm high

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 115

Taxidermy: North American Black Bear (Ursus americanus), circa 2005, head mount looking straight ahead with mouth agape, 41cm from the wall, 36cm high

With proof of Legal import document no - 282496
Licence no - 275157/03
Dated 14/04/2005
CITES Annex B Appendix II

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £700
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Lot 116

Taxidermy: North American Black Bear (Ursus americanus), circa 2005, skin rug with head mount and limbs outstretched, with jaw agape, on black edged felt lining, 200cm long (max), 178cm across forelimbs

With proof of Legal import document no - 282494
Licence no - 275157/01
Dated 14/04/2005
CITES Annex B Appendix II

Estimate: £700-900

Sold: £800
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Lot 117

Taxidermy: Fallow Deer (Dama Dama), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a carved blonde oak Austro-German shield, 50cm from the wall, widest span 70cm, 120cm high

Estimate: £180-280

Sold: £130
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Lot 118

Taxidermy: American Black Bear (Ursus americanus), circa 2005, half mount in aggressive pose with paws raised and mouth agape, the head turning slightly to the right with ears laid back, 120cm from the wall, 60cm high

With proof of Legal import document no - 282495
Dated 14/04/2005
Licence no - 275157/02
CITES Annex B Appendix II

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1100
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Lot 119

Taxidermy: American Black Bear (Ursus americanus), circa 2005, half mount in aggressive pose with paws raised and mouth agape, the head turning slightly to the left with ears laid back, 62cm from the wall, 100cm high

With proof of Legal import document no - 282495
Licence no - 275157/02
Dated 14/04/2005
CITES Annex B Appendix II

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1300
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Lot 120

Taxidermy: Large North American Moose (Alces alces), modern, large shoulder mount looking straight ahead, widest span ???, 125cm from the wall

Estimate: £3000-4000

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Lot 121

Taxidermy: European Mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon), circa 1997, head mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a typical Austro-German carved wooden shield, 60cm from the wall, widest span 60cm, height 60cm

sold with copy of original hunting licence

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £200
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Lot 122

Taxidermy: Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus), circa 2005, head mount looking straight ahead with mouth agape, 63cm from the wall, 47cm high

With proof of Legal import document no - 282498
Licence no - 275157/05
Dated 14/04/2005
CITES Annex B Appendix II

Estimate: £1200-1800

NOT SOLD
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Lot 123

Taxidermy: Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), late 19th/early 20th century, head mount with mouth agape, fitted for wall hanging, glass eyes, 60cm from the wall, 16cm high, width 18cm

CITES Annex A Appendix I (exempt)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 124

Taxidermy: Grey Heron, (Ardea cinerea), circa January 1989, by Slaters Taxidermists, Shaw, Lancashire, full mount bird in fishing pose with head stooped over a faux pool of water with a watercolour painted trout beneath, stood upon a natural riverbank setting with tall grasses and a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within a four-glass lead framed table display case with ebonised back board and base, 50cm by 36cm by 56.5cm, taxidermists full paper trade label to underneath and button label to interior

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £110
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Lot 125

Taxidermy: Fallow Deer Fawn, (Dama dama), circa late 20th century, full mount in recumbent position with head turning to the left, 52cm in length

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £120
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Lot 126

Taxidermy: Victorian Cased Kestrels, (Falco tinnunculus), circa 1880, a pair of full mounts male and female both perched upon faux rocks covered with fauna and moss, enclosed within a period single-glass display case, 61cm by 16.5cm by 53cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £50
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Lot 127

Taxidermy: Gray Wolf Skin (Canis lupus) circa 1979, full skin rug with flat head and complete limbs with feet attached, 141cm from nose to tail, 127cm across the forelimbs

With CITES A10 (non transferable) licence 527223/01

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 128

Taxidermy: Leopard Skin, (Panthera pardus), Circa 1890, skin rug with head mount, backed onto brown felt backing with serrated felt border, 219cm nose to tail, 96cm across the shortened fore limbs, (in need of restoration)

Cites Annex A Appendix I (Exempt)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 129

Taxidermy: Burchell's Zebra skull (Equus quagga), modern, full skull, 53cm long by 28cm high approx

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 130

Taxidermy: Alpine Ibex (Capra ibex) circa mid-late 20th century, horns on polished upper skull, mounted upon an ebonised carved wood oak laurel leaf style shield, right horn 77cm, left horn 79cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 63cm, 32cm from the wall, 95cm high

Estimate: £180-280

Sold: £180
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Lot 131

Taxidermy: Himalayan Tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus), circa 26-05-29, Kishtwar India, horns on polished part upper skull mounted upon a shaped oak shield, right horn 26cm, left horn 27cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 17.5cm, another similar on polished cut skull cap circa 1929 mounted upon a shaped oak shield, right horn 25cm, left horn 23cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 18cm, (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £70
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Lot 132

Taxidermy: Chital/Axis Deer (Axis axis), circa 1920, antlers on cut upper frontlet mounted upon a period shaped oak shield, 6 points (3+3), right antler 56cm, left antler 56cm measured straight, widest span 46.5cm, Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), circa late 19th century, horns on part upper skull on ebonised oak shield, widest span 65cm, (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 133

Taxidermy: Asian Wild Water Buffalo (Bubalus arnee), circa 1900, large horns on cut upper skull cap mounted upon a shaped oak shield, widest span 86cm, tip to tip 33cm,

This species is a large bovine native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, entered onto the IUCN Red list in 1986 its population now thought to be around 4000 individuals and in decline

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £110
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Lot 134

Taxidermy: Himalayan Serow (Capricornis thar), circa 1920, shoulder mount with head looking slightly to the left, mounted upon a period oak shield with ebonised border, 42cm from the wall, 61cm high, repaired horns, (af)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £100
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Lot 135

Taxidermy: African Lion Skull (Panthera leo), circa early 20th century, full skull, 32cm by 22cm

CITES Annex B Appendix II

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £350
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Lot 136

Entomology: A Case of Asian Insects, modern, eighteen various Beetles Bugs and Insects contained within a modern single glass wall hanging display case, 35.5cm by 4cm by 20cm, together with two sets of Shark Jaws- Sand Tiger Shark, (Carcharias taurus), complete open jaw set, 24cm by 21.5cm by 17cm, Blue Shark, (Prionace glauca), complete open jaw set, 33cm by 18.5cm, (3)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £90
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Lot 137

Taxidermy: Burmese Python (Python bivittatus), circa mid 20th century, a full prepared skin in separate halves, mounted within a large mahogany effect wall hanging single-panel picture frame style case,228cm by 6cm by 84cm, snake skin measures 438cm approx
Brought back from the far east by a missionary in the late 1950's early 1960's

CITES Annex B, Appendix II

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £100
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Lot 138

Taxidermy: Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius), circa 1900, large full mount bird stood upright in walking pose looking straight ahead, mounted upon a wash painted pine base (probably removed from a larger display), 134cm high overall, 106cm in length

The Southern Cassowary is a large flightless bird, it is distributed through Indonesia, New Guinea and North Eastern Australia, also known as a double-wattled Cassowary, Australian Cassowary or two-wattled Cassowary. It is a ratite and therefore related to the Emu, Ostrich, Rhea and Kiwi.

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £1500
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Lot 139

Taxidermy: Bohor Reedbuck (Redunca redunca) circa late 20th century, head mount looking straight ahead mounted upon a shaped oak shield, 33cm from the wall, 47cm high, (af) Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) horns on upper skull (nose damaged) right horn 83cm, left horn 82cm (2)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £90
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Lot 140

Taxidermy: Rosy Starling (Pastor roseus), Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos), White-Cheeked Starling (Sturnus cineraceus), all circa 1838, by Deyrolle Paris, all full mounts perched upon individual turned fruit wood perches, (3)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £70
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Lot 141

Taxidermy: Red Deer Slots (Cervus elaphus) circa mid 20th century, a pair of slots mounted upon shaped oak shields as coat hooks, 18cm from the wall, two pairs of Roe Deer Slots (Capreolus capreolus) circa mid 20th century, mounted upon shaped wall shields as coat hooks, 13cm from the wall, shields 38cm long, a set of Red Deer antlers on a faux upper skull cap 10 points (4+6) (5)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £50
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Lot 142

Taxidermy: Fox (Vulpes vulpes), circa late 20th century, full mount vixen in defensive pose with ears back and mouth agape, stood upon a natural grit base with foot raised above a log, together with a full mount Polecat, Stoat and a Weasel by Deyrolle Paris, all mounted upon shaped wooden bases, (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 143

Taxidermy: Spanish Bull Fighting Horns (SABADITO), circa 1967, a pair of Bull Horns from one of the most famous bull fighting dynasties Juan Pedro Domecq (1942-2017) was a breeder of Spain's most celebrated fighting bulls; by concentrating on fine lines and lively disposition rather than pure power and aggression, he claimed to have replaced the country's toros bravos with toros artista. These horns are mounted upon a shaped oak shield and measure 66cm tip to tip, bearing a copper plaque inscribed- Sabadito (Juan Pedro Domecq) Estoque par el Cordobes, Mont De Marsan 26 Juliet 1967

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 144

Taxidermy: Reeves Pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii), circa late 20th century, full mount cock bird stood upon a tree stump with head turning to the right, 145cm total length including tail, 41.5cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £70
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Lot 145

Taxidermy: European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa) circa 1920, head mount with mouth agape on shaped oak shield, 40cm from the wall, 62cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 146

Taxidermy: Large Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) circa 1930, neck mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a Rowland Ward style shaped oak shield, widest span 108cm, tip to tip 78cm, from the wall 76cm, 102cm high

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 147

Taxidermy: A Victorian Cased pair of Corncrake (Crex crex), a pair of full mounts both stood upon painted ground work amongst dry grasses and moss, set against a white painted interior, enclosed within a period ebonised single-glass display case, 59.5cm by 14cm by 30cm, a Victorian Cased Little Grebe, stood upon a faux rock amongst tall grasses, enclosed within a period ebonised three-glass display case with gilded interior border, 23cm by 11.5cm by 30.5cm (af), a Golden Oriole full mount perched upon a small branch attached to a grit covered circular base, 19cm high, a Red Grouse full mount cock bird stood upon a heather and moss covered base, enclosed within a five-glass table display case, 31cm by 21cm by 43cm, (faded), (4)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £280
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Lot 148

Taxidermy: European Mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon an oak shield, 41cm from the wall, widest span 36cm, height 57cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £120
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Lot 149

Antlers: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus), modern, a quantity of adult antlers on cut upper skulls in two boxes, together with 20 Killer Red Deer antlers on cut upper skulls some on shields (50)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 150

Taxidermy: Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo), circa Sept 1987, by Slaters Taxidermy, Shaw, Lancashire, full mount bird stood upon a large faux rock with head turning to the left and slightly downward, amongst a natural setting of moss, tall grasses and a toadstool, enclosed within a five-glass oak framed table display case, 33cm by 33cm by 55cm, taxidermist's full paper trade label to underneath

With CITES A10 (non-transferable) licence no.564932/01

Estimate: £250-350

NOT SOLD
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