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Taxidermy: Sika Deer (Cervus nippon), circa 1983, shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right mounted on an oak shield, 8 points (4+4), 48cm from the wall, 95cm high, bearing brass plaque inscribed "ABC DELL ESTATE INVERNESS-SHIRE 30th 9 1983"

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 202

Taxidermy: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus), circa 1970-1980, a quantity of adult antlers on cut upper skulls, mounted upon matching carved oak shields in two boxes (30)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 203

Taxidermy: European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), modern, six various sized prepared skins, juvenile and adult (6)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £40
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Lot 204

Taxidermy: A Pair of Victorian Bull Horns (Bos taurus), a large pair of bull horns mounted with a faux skin boss, widest span 152cm

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 205

Taxidermy: A Collection of African Animal Skins, including a Burchells Zebra flat skin rug with flat head 240cm long, (poor condition), a Late Victorian Leopard Skin flat skin rug with flat head (poor condition), a Black-backed Jackal flat skin rug with flat head, three Impala flat skins, a Fallow Deer flank skin, and four various salted capes including Blesbok, Roe Buck, Bushbuck, etc, (qty) (af)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 206

Taxidermy: Steenbok (Raphicerus campestris), shoulder mount turning slightly to the left, right horn 11.5cm, left horn 11.5cm

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 207

Taxidermy: East Caucasian Tur (Capra cylindri cornis), circa 1965, horns on cut upper skull, right horn 57cm, left horn 58cm, on wood shield

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £250
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Lot 208

Taxidermy: A Simulated Leopard Skin Carriage Rug, circa 1930, a patchwork carriage rug made from 28 simulated Leopard print pelts, each pelt 30cm by 20cm, backed onto a brown woolen material backing, 170cm by 135cm

Estimate: £80-120

NOT SOLD
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Lot 209

Taxidermy: Fallow Deer Doe (Dama dama), modern, free-standing full mount doe with head turning slightly to the right, 110cm high overall, 120cm overall length

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 210

Taxidermy: Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), modern, full mount doe with head turning to the left, stood upon a faux grass base against a birch tree stump, 85cm high overall, 74cm nose to tail

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 211

Taxidermy: Indian Peacock (Pavo cristatus), modern, full mount male bird with head turning to the right, perched atop a cut tree branch with tail hanging below, 172cm overall length, captive bred with ring number BR 88 MDR011.

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £220
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Lot 212

Taxidermy: Roebuck (Capreolus capreolus), modern, full mount buck in recumbent position with head turning to the left, 66cm high overall, 78cm nose to tail (af)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £80
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Lot 213

Taxidermy: Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa 1970, shoulder mount in winter coat with head turning to the left, 45cm from the wall, 52cm from the wall

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 214

Taxidermy: Raccoon Dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides), circa late 20th century, full mount with head turning to the left stood upon a varnished split log base, 33cm high overall, 72cm nose to tail, together with a Badger flat skin rug backed onto a green material backing, (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £50
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Lot 215

Taxidermy: Temmincks Tragopan (Tragopan temminckii), modern, full mount bird with head turning slightly to the right, stood upon natural moss groundwork, mounted upon an ebonised circular wooden base, captive bred with closed ring numbered B14 D253, 41cm high overall

Estimate: £250-300

NOT SOLD
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Lot 216

Taxidermy: Goosander (Mergus merganser), Albino Pheasant (Phasinus colchicus), modern, a full mount Goosander stood upon a large section of drift wood, 39cm high overall, a full mount Albino Pheasant stood upon grit covered faux ground work with moss and fauna, 37cm high overall (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £50
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Lot 217

Taxidermy: Abnormal Roebuck (Capreolus capreolus), circa 1979, head mount looking straight ahead with abnormal antler issuing from the right eye socket, mounted upon a carved oak leaf style shield with inscription "Ehingen 4.7.79", 31cm from the wall

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £40
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Lot 218

Taxidermy: Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa 1980, shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the left, mounted upon a typical Austro/German carved wood shield, 36cm from the wall, 62cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £70
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Lot 219

Taxidermy: English Partridge (Perdix perdix), early 20th century, a pair of full mounts on a faux rock base with moss and ferns, enclosed within a pine single-glass display case, 56.5cm by 17.5cm by 42cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 220

Taxidermy: Blackcock (Tetrao tetrix), circa 1871, by Henry Shaw, Salop, stood upon a faux rock with head turning slightly to the left, in a natural setting amongst ferns and moss, set against a watercolour painted interior, enclosed within a period ebonised single-glass display case with gilded border, incised signature H Shaw Salop 1871 (on ground bottom right front), 56.5cm by 29.5cm by 58cm

Estimate: £180-280

Sold: £160
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Lot 221

Taxidermy: Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), circa early 20th century, full mount bird perched upon a faux rock ledge amongst a natural setting of ferns moss and fauna, set against a painted zinc backing plate, enclosed within a domed glass wall hanging display with gilded interior border, 25cm diameter, 13cm depth, (af)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £250
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Lot 222

Taxidermy: Victorian Cased Finches, in the manner of T.E.Gunn, Norwich, Norfolk, 1844-1923, a pair of garden finches both perched upon a faux rock ledge amongst grasses and fauna, enclosed within a domed glass wall hanging display case with ebonised oval frame, 29cm by 5cm by 35cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 223

Taxidermy: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus), circa 1970-1980, a quantity of large antlers on cut upper skulls, mounted upon matching carved oak shields in two boxes (30)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 224

Entomology: Framed Asian Butterflies, circa 1970, a framed collection of 30 various Asian Butterflies to include - Two Common Birdwings, Blue Mormon, Two Cruiser Butterflies, Tree Nymph, The Peacock Pansy, Female Lacewing, etc, enclosed within an oak framed single-glass wall hanging display case, 42cm by 5cm by 35.5cm

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £80
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Lot 225

Taxidermy: Late Victorian Cased Kingfishers (Alcedo atthis), by W. Lowne, Naturalist, Great Yarmouth, a pair of full mount Kingfishers both perched facing each other upon a small branch, a Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis), full mount perched above, all mounted amongst tall grasses ferns and fauna, enclosed within a period ebonised three-glass table display case, 27.5cm by 15cm by 38cm, taxidermist's full paper trade label to verso (af)

Estimate: £180-280

Sold: £420
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Lot 226

Taxidermy: Red Fox Mask (Vulpes vulpes), circa late 20th century, Red Fox mask with mouth agape in aggresive pose, mounted upon a shaped oak shield with attached brush, 29cm from the wall

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 227

Taxidermy: A Victorian Collection of British Birds, circa 1880, to include- Juvenile Cuckoo, Nightjar, Winchat, Great Tit, Green Woodpecker, Golden Plover, Snipe, Linnet, Pipit, Common Wheatear, all mounted upon branches amongst grasses and moss, set against a plain white painted interior, enclosed within a period ebonised single-glass display case, 63.5cm by 15cm by 36cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 228

Taxidermy: Coyote Pelt (Canis latrans), circa 1960, full pelt with flat skin head, Blue Wildebeest tanned back skin, Impala tanned back skin, (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 229

Taxidermy: Nguni Cow Hide (South Africa), modern, AA Grade, Excellent quality, Nguni skin floor rug with Black and White pied pattern, 200cm long, 185cm widest span

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 230

Taxidermy: A Large Cased Pike (Esox lucius), by J.Cooper & Sons, 28 Radnor Street, St Lukes, London, E.C. 1825-1960, Preserved and mounted within a naturalistic river bed setting amidst reeds and grasses, enclosed within a typical ebonised bow fronted case with gilt interior border, with label to inside of cabinet 'Preserved by J.Cooper & Sons, 28 Radnor Street, St.Lukes, London.', length of case 124cm by 22cm depth by 47cm height

Estimate: £700-900

NOT SOLD
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Lot 231

Taxidermy: Large Moose Antlers (Alces alces), a large set of antlers on faux metal cut upper skull mounted upon a thick oak shield, widest span 105cm, height 85cm

Moose are the largest deer in the world, native to many parts of North America, Northern Europe and Siberia. They mainly inhabit conifer forests and marshes.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £190
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Lot 232

Taxidermy: North American Black Bear (Ursus americanus), circa 1960, full mount female stood upon her hind legs with front paws raised and mouth agape, standing on a faux rock base, mounted upon a square pine plinth, overall height including base 186cm (af)

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £950
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Lot 233

Taxidermy: North American Great Horned Owl, (Bubo virginianus), circa August 1989, by Slater Taxidermy, Shaw, Lancashire, full mount bird stood atop a large faux rock with head turning to the left, mounted upon an oval oak base, 61cm overall height, taxidermists full paper trade label to underneath

Estimate: £350-450

Sold: £320
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