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Taxidermy: Tawny Owl (Strix aluco) circa 2016, by Dave Spatcher, full mount perched atop a cut tree stump with wings slightly open, amongst tall grasses moss and acorns, enclosed beneath a modern glass dome on ebonised circular base,
47cm high by 23cm depth

With CITES A10 (non-transferable) licence 549189/01

Estimate: £180-280

Sold: £160
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Lot 2

Taxidermy: Little Owl (Athene noctua), circa 2016, by Dave Spatcher, full mount with head turning to the left with wings outstretched, perched upon a gnarled tree stump in a natural setting with moss and tall grasses to the background, enclosed beneath a modern glass dome on ebonised circular base, 47cm high by 23cm depth

With CITES A10 (non-transferable) licence 549189/02


Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £350
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Lot 3

Taxidermy: Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), modern, shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right, 71cm from the wall, 82cm high

Estimate: £250-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 4

Antlers: European Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)i, circa late 20th century, impressive large antlers on faux cut upper skull mount, attached to an oak shield, 22 points (11+11), widest span 115cm, 108cm high

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £280
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Lot 5

Antlers: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus) fifteen various sized roe buck antlers on upper skull and cut frontlet on shields, twenty three various sized killer red deer antlers on cut upper skulls, thirteen various roe deer antlers on cut upper frontlets on shields, twenty eight various sets of wild boar tusks on shields (qty)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 6

Taxidermy: An Oriental Style Framed Collection of 19 Various Asian Butterflies and Moths, including - Euploea, Vidula sapor, Papilionidae, Graphium sarpedon, Nymphalidae (2), Mimathyma, Neptie sappho, Pieridae, Danidae, Danaus genuti, Oranges and tangerines, Polyura narcca, Nymphalidae, Danora sagans, Papilio demoleus, Sasakia charondae, Papilio demoleus, Attacus atlas, all enclosed within an Oriental style glazed wall hanging display case 92cm by 3cm by 43cm

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 7

Taxidermy: A Cased Gannet (Morus), circa 1870, in the manner of Henry Shaw, juvenile full mount stood upon a painted faux rock with sea shells and seaweed to the base, set against a painted blue interior, enclosed within a single-glass ebonised display case with gilded moulding 73.5cm by 29.5cm by 68cm

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 8

Taxidermy: Desert Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 58cm from the wall, 56cm high

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £220
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Lot 9

Taxidermy: Juvenile Southern Savannah Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) circa 1970, head mount looking straight ahead, 62cm from the wall, 64cm high

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £150
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Lot 10

Taxidermy: European Mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon), circa 1999, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 43cm from the wall, widest span 45cm, height 51cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £150
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Lot 11

Taxidermy: Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a carved oak leaf style shield, 39cm from the wall, 51cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 12

Taxidermy: A Collection of Animals Hides, modern, to include: European Wild Boar full prepared adult skin, European Mouflon full back skin, four full Red Fox Skins, a Goat skin and a Polecat skin, (8)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 13

Antlers: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus), circa 1970-1980, a quantity of adult antlers on cut upper skulls in two boxes, together with 17 further examples attached to pine board (47)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 14

Taxidermy: Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) circa 1976, full mount female bird with a Partridge prey under its feet, stood upon a large faux rock amongst ferns, moss and fauna, set against an oil painted mountainous background, enclosed within a three-glass ebonised framed display case, 51cm by 41.5cm by 53cm, signed and dated Herbert Pearson, 37 Neville St, Cleethorpes
03/11/76

With CITES A10 (non-transferable) licence no.563498/01

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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Lot 15

Taxidermy: Mink (Neovison vison) circa late 20th century, full mount enclosed within an oak framed five-glass table display case

Estimate: £60-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 16

Taxidermy: Red Deer (Cervus elaphus), Graythwaite Hall, Killed by G.O.Sandys, October 09th 1920, Bleaberry Fell, Weight 23 stone 7lbs, in the manner of Peter Spicer, shoulder mount with head turning to the left, 10 points (5+5), right antler 70cm, left antler 66cm measured straight, widest span 64cm, from the wall 76cm, height 126cm, with ivorine plaque to shield as above (af)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £320
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Lot 17

Taxidermy: Indian Peacock (Pavo cristatus), circa 1970, full mount male bird with head turning slightly to the right, perched upon a cut tree branch with tail hanging below, 179cm overall length,

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 18

Taxidermy: Sawfish Rostrum (Pristidae spp), circa late 19th century, 37 teeth, 54cm long, 61.5cm including the base

Sawfish, also known as Carpenter Sharks, are a family of Rays characterised by a long, narrow, flattened rostrum, or nose extension, lined with sharp transverse teeth, arranged in a way that resembles a saw.

With CITES A10 (non-transferable) licence no.564380/01

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £140
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Lot 19

Taxidermy: Black Bull (Bos taurus), circa 1900, head mount looking straight ahead, tip to tip 109cm, from the wall 56cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £220
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Lot 20

Taxidermy: Tiger Skin (Panthera tigris tigris) circa 1930, flat head skin rug with limbs outstretched, 261cm nose to tail, 210cm across fore limbs, 170cm across rear limbs,

Purchased by the previous owner from Collings Auctioneers Norfolk on 11/10/1991 sales receipt included

Cites Annex A Appendix I (Exempt)

Estimate: £350-550

Sold: £500
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Lot 21

Antlers: Fallow Deer (Dama dama) circa mid 20th century, abnormal antlers on part upper skull, widest span 59cm, height 54cm, European Moose (Alces alces) juvenile antlers on cut upper skull, widest span 38cm, European Mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon) three sets of juvenile horns on part upper skulls, Goat, two pairs of horns, one on shield (7)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £750
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Lot 22

A Rhinoceros Horn Walking Stick, circa 1900, with scroll handle, 87cm long

Estimate: £1500-2500

Sold: £3800
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Lot 23

Taxidermy: Spanish Ibex (Capra pyrenaica), Sierra de Gredos, 14-10-72, horns on polished frontlet, right horn 68cm with the curve, left horn 73.5cm, tip to tip 40cm

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £110
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Lot 24

Taxidermy: A Pair of Fox Masks (Vulpes vulpes), circa late Victorian, by E. Allen & Co, Stonegate, York, a pair of Fox masks both with mouths slightly agape, one turning to the left the other to the right, both mounted upon shaped oak shields, 23cm from the wall and 22cm from the wall, with Taxidermists full paper trade label to the verso, together with two Fox Brushes, both mounted upon shaped oak shields, each with a hunt label - Zetland 10/12/88, Toy Top, 1hr 45 min, York & Ainsty, Raskelf, 05/12/87 (4)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £100
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Lot 25

Taxidermy: Hippopotamus Tusks, (Hippopotamus amphibius) circa 1950, a pair of lower jaw tusks, 40cm and 35cm measured along outer curve, (af), a pair of African Warthog Tusks, 23cm and 26cm measured along outer curve, a cased set of Indian Wild Boar Tusks, circa 1897, Meerut India, two sets of tusks enclosed within a leather case with green velvet and silk interior, a pair of Waterbuck Horns, 56cm and 57cm long measured straight, a pair of Hippo Tusks lower jaw, circa 1950, 21.5cm and 21cm long, (9)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £90
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Lot 26

Taxidermy: Scottish Red Deer Slot, (Cervus elaphus), circa 1920, a large Deer Slot mounted upon a shaped mahogany shield, slot size 32cm, shield 43cm, together with two pairs of European Wild Boar Hoofs, (Sus scrofa), circa 1900, two sets of hoofs mounted upon shaped oak shields as coat hooks (previously one piece), 52cm long, (3)

Estimate: £80-120

NOT SOLD
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Lot 27

Taxidermy: Indian Cobra, (Naja naja), circa 1960, full mount snake in coiled pose with hood displayed and mouth agape, 48cm high

CITES Annex B Appendix II

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 28

Antlers: European Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) circa late 20th century, impressive large antlers on faux cut upper skull mount, attached to an oak shield, 21 points (10+11), widest span 103cm, 121cm high

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 29

Taxidermy: European Mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon an ebonised oak shield, 38cm from the wall, widest span 41cm, height 54cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £170
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Lot 30

Taxidermy: Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the left, 34cm from the wall, 57cm high, (af), together with a Roe Buck shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right, mounted upon an oak shield, 31cm from the wall, 56cm high, (af),(2)

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 31

Antlers: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus), circa 1970-1980, a quantity of adult antlers on cut upper skulls in two boxes, together with 21 further examples attached to pine board (51)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 32

Taxidermy: A Collection of Inkwells and Ashtrays, a Horse hoof inkwell with silver plated shoe and mount stamped Rowland Ward Piccadilly, inscribed Runner up Kadir Cup 1931, Winner Hoghunters Cup 1932, "PRAWN", Killed when Hunting Kadir Cup 1933, together with an ashtray mounted Horse hoof by Rowland Ward Piccadilly, with pewter mount and brass shoe, inscribed "Kilbride" Winner Royals Heavy, WT.PT to PT 1920, another Inkwell attributed to Rowland Ward, with copper shoe and mounts, inscribed "Erzsike" 1900-1924, a Bulls hoof ashtray with silver plated tray (unmarked), two leather Antler handled leather horse whips, (6)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £220
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Lot 33

Taxidermy: Carrion Crow, (Corvus corone), modern, full mount perched upon a branch with head turning slightly to the left and beak open, mounted upon an oak base 34cm high overall, Mink (Neovison vison), in recumbent position with foot raised, mounted upon a circular oak base, Stoat, (Mustela erminea), circa 1980, full mount in winter coat stood upon a faux rock with ferns and fauna, mounted upon an oak base, 23cm high overall, Juvenile Cape Porcupine, (Hystrix africaeaustralis), circa 1960, full mount in walking pose , 56cm nose to tail, a Snakeskin wrapped bottle, Badger, circa 1913, full mount stood upon a large faux rock with a weasel prey below, 66cm high overall, (6)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 34

Taxidermy: Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), circa 1920, skin rug with head mount, with jaw agape in snarling pose, mounted upon a typical canvas backing with dark green trim to the outer edges, 298cm length nose to tail, 201cm across the forelimbs (in need of restoration)

CITES Annex A, Appendix I (exempt)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £650
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Lot 35

Taxidermy: A Pair of Long Eared Owls (Asio otus), circa 1890, a pair of full mount birds both perched upon grit encrusted faux rocks, amongst a natural setting of tall grasses and fauna, enclosed within a period ebonised single-glass display case with gilded moulding, 54cm by 17.5cm by 46cm

CITES Annex A, Appendix I (exempt)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £170
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Lot 36

Taxidermy: A Pair of Boxing March Hares (Lepus timidus), a pair of full mount Hares in boxing pose, stood upon a dry log, 75cm high overall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £480
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Lot 37

Taxidermy: Juvenile Crocodile, (Crocodylus niloticus) circa 1940, full mount juvenile in walking pose with mouth slightly open, 88cm long (af), together with a set of Red Deer (Cervus elaphus)antlers on cut upper frontlet shield, seven points (3+4), widest span 79cm, (2)

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £60
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Lot 38

Taxidermy: Caribou/Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), modern, full mount adolescent in walking pose with head turning looking to the right, mounted upon a wooden base, antlers widest span 73cm, overall height including antlers 173cm, length nose to tail 156cm

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £500
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Lot 39

Taxidermy: A Cased Tench (Tinca tinca), preserved and mounted within a naturalistic river bed setting amongst weeds, set against a painted back board with label Tench 3lbs 12 oz Shotton Reach, enclosed within a five-glass oak framed picture style wall hanging case, 64cm by 13cm by 39cm excluding outer frame

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 40

Taxidermy: Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a carved oak Austro-German shield, 33cm from the wall, 54cm high

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 41

Taxidermy: Cape Bushbuck (Tragelaphus sylvaticus), circa 1980, shoulder mount with neck extending forward and to the left, 58cm from the wall, 62cm high

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 42

Taxidermy: Cape Greater Kudu (Strepsiceros strepsiceros), circa 1900, horns on cut upper skull cap, mounted upon an ebonised circular plaque, right horn 90cm, left horn 93cm measured straight, tip to tip 76cm, 86cm high

Estimate: £120-180

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Lot 43

Antler: An Austro-German Red Deer Antler Ceiling Light Fitting, constructed from two Red Deer antlers with antler supports for the light stem, (20) points total, fitted with four light fittings with moulded glass shades, 147cm long, 40cm high

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £160
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Lot 44

Entomology: A Late Victorian Display of World Butterflies & Moths, a large varied collection of World Butterflies & Moths arranged in a circular pattern surrounding an Atlas Moth, approximately 200 specimens, contained within a period single-glass wall hanging display cabinet with hinged door, 76.5cm by 10cm by 96.5cm

Estimate: £200-300

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Lot 45

Minerals: Amethyst Specimen, Brazil, 25cm by 21cm by 9.5cm

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £110
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Lot 46

Minerals: A Collection of Various Minerals from the North of England, to include Specularite- Beckermet mine, Campylite- Dry gill mine, Calcite- Big rig mine, Heamatite- Beckermet mine, Flourite- Weardale, Baryte Arkengarthdale, a large Flourite specimen from Frazers hush Rookhope Weardale, a fossilised Fern specimen from Lower Wirthlington Pit Somerset, in five boxes, approx (64),

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 47

Minerals: A Collection of Various Minerals from the North of England, to include Specularite- Florence mine, Campylite- Dry gill mine, Calcite- Big rig mine, Heamatite- Florence mine, Flourite Frazers Hush, Prennite- Loanhead quarry, Pyromorphite- Upper Roughton Gill, Harmotome- Bellsgrove Mine Strothian Scotland, Quartz- epimorph after Aragonite Rowrah quarry Egremont, to include three larger specimens Flourite & Calcite Frazers Hush, Celestine Bristol, Flourite & Dolomite Egremont, in seven boxes, approx (60),

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 48

Minerals: A Collection of Various Worldwide Minerals, to include- Malachite- Mashamba west mine Zaire, Adamite- Ojuela mine Durango Mexico, Baryte- St Laurent Le Minier Le Viga France, Quartz- Peru, Azurite- Kerruchen mine Morocco, Tourmaline- Skardu Valley Pakistan, Aquamarine & Tourmaline- Skardu Road Pakistan, Sphalerite- San Antonio Mexico, Apophyllite- Poona Deccan plateau India, in seven boxes, approx (84)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 49

Taxidermy: Gouldian Finch (Erythrura gouldiae), modern, full mount perched upon a dry tree branch issuing from a polished circular mahogany base, 26cm high overall

The Gouldian finch was described by British Ornithological artist John Gould in 1844 and named after his wife Elizabeth.

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 50

Taxidermy: Scottish Crossbill (Loxia scotica), modern, full mount perched atop a dry tree branch issuing from a polished circular mahogany base, 29cm high overall

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £60
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