Auction 2017

Auction overview

Bidding starts: 21 Apr 2017 07:30:00 BST
Ends: 05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST
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Lots in this auction

 

Lot 613: Two pairs of Long 100% Alpaca Country Socks

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Final bid:
£68
Increment:£2
Bids:5
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:10:00 BST (bidding ended)

Overtime bidding

Presented by Mrs Sandra Morton, Perilla Limited, Park Farm, UPPER SAPEY, Worcestershire, WR6 6XX

Website: www.perilla.co.uk

Two pairs of lovely country socks in Sedge Green and Burnt Orange. The perfect country socks for Wellington boots. These fabulous knee length socks are ribbed with an in-built cushioned sole and hand linked toe seams, for extra comfort. They are lightweight and warm, and provide a great layer of high performance insulation. They are a soft as cashmere to wear, but far more hardwearing and built to last.

Plain luxury socks made of 75% alpaca and 25% nylon. Available in sizes small UK 5-7, medium UK 8-10 and large UK 10-12, and they come boxed in Perilla’s bespoke pistachio and chocolate boxes.

Delivery/Collection to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 701: A Box of Hebridean Lamb

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Final bid:
£175
Increment:£5
Bids:4
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented, by Mrs Jean Howman, Ashmere, FelixLane, SHEPPERTON, Middlesex, TW17 8NN.

Website: www.borlandfold.co.uk

The Hebridean Lamb are raised on Borland Farm, Glenshee, Perthshire and processed in Abernethy. The rare breed Hebridean Lamb has a distinctly unique flavor and has been described as the finest tasting lamb you can have.

One box of whole Hebridean Lamb contains: -

  • 2 Boned and rolled shoulders

  • 2 whole legs

  • single loin chops

  • double loin chops

  • 2 lambshanks

  • And either approximately 0.5kg of mince or diced lamb.

Delivery / Collection to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 702: A Box of Highland Cattle Beef

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Final bid:
£170
Increment:£5
Bids:3
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Mrs Jean Howman, Ashmere, Felix Lane, SHEPPERTON, Middlesex, TW17 8NN.

Website: www.borlandfold.co.uk

The Highland Cattle are raised on Borland Farm, Glenshee, Perthshire and processed in Abernethy.The Highland Cattle Beef box contains assorted cuts of prime Highland Cattle Beef.

The contents of the hamper are: -

Sirloin, Fillet, Rib-eye & Rump Steaks; Topside & Silverside; Stewing & Braising Steak; Rolled Brisket, Mince, Sausages and Burgers.

Delivery / Collection to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 703: Marsden Fudge

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Final bid:
£14
Increment:£2
Bids:4
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented Alex Marsden-Smedley of Marsden’s Confectionery, 2 Forge Close Kintbury RG17 9XX

Website:  www.marsdensfudge.co.uk

Marsden's Confectionery was set up in 2001 by Alex Marsden-Smedley, and is based in Berkshire.  Marsden's Confectionery is a family run business and the award winning fudge and chocolate truffles are handmade following very traditional recipes.  This award winning Vanilla Fudge is made to an old traditional recipe without the use of additives and artificial flavourings.  Smooth, creamy and delightfully crumbly and has often been likened to Scottish Tablet.  Vogue Magazine described the Vanilla Fudge as “second to none”!. 

Delivery to be arranged with the donor.


                                                                                                    


 

 

Lot 704: Highgrove Hamper

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Final bid:
£150
Increment:£5
Bids:1
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by The Prince of Wales and the Trustees of his Charitable Foundation

Website: www.highgrovegardens.com

Highgrove is the private residence of TRH the Prince Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

This luxury Highgrove Hamper which is exclusive to Highgrove features a selection of luxury foods, from confectionery to champagne, of uncompromised quality, made with the finest ingredients that are predominately organic.

This Highgrove Hamper includes:

1 Bottle of Highgrove Champagne

2 Bottles of Highgrove Wine

A selection of Highgrove Biscuits

Highgrove Truffles

Hardgrove Wine Guide

An exquisite Hamper that would pacify the most demanding of palates.

 

Please contact Claire McGhie for delivery details.

Lot 801: A Portrait of a dog by Flora Blackett

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Opening bid:
£400
Increment:£5
Bids:0
Ends in:19 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Flora Blackett Website: www.florablackettdesigns.com Born in South West Scotland , Flora Blackett trained for 4 years at the prestigious Charles H Cecil studio in Florence, Italy Galleries regularly showing Floras work include: James Harvey Art, Langton Street, London Chisholm Gallery, New York State Iona Gallery, Stalbridge, Dorset Artamatoria, Bellevue Crescent, Edinburgh Combining Classical with Contempory.

Lot 802: A hardback book Birds of Town & Village

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Final bid:
£12
Increment:£2
Bids:2
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Peter and Suzanne Greenhill, The Courthouse, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 8HH.

A book of Birds of Town & Village, Author; William Donald Campbell which was first published in 1965 by Country Life. This edition (ninth) was published in 1978. The foreword is by H.R.H. Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh. All 36 pictures are reproductions of beautiful colour paintings by Basil Ede. They cover the whole page with notes opposite describing each bird, its haunts, appearance, voice, food and nesting. Some of the birds included are now found more in the countryside.

A hardback book with original dust cover with 142 pages (11ins x 9ins).

Collection/delivery to be arranged with the donor

Lot 803: "Tails" - an original screenprint by Colin Blanchard

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Final bid:
£62
Increment:£2
Bids:2
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Colin Blanchard

Website: www.colinblanchard.com

“ Tails”: An original limited edition linocut and screenprint Edition of 15 on 300gsm Somerset paper – 45 x 19cm (unframed).

Colin Blanchard was previously Head of Land and Animal Management for the University of Cumbria, but has been a full time artist and printmaker based in Dumfries and Galloway for the past 7 years. All of Colin’s prints are entirely hand crafted and printed in small editions on high quality paper and are either screen prints or linocuts.

Collection/delivery to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 804: National Geographic World Atlas

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Opening bid:
£112
Increment:£5
Bids:0
Ends in:19 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented By Simon Thorp and Adam Smith

Celebrating 100 years of award-winning National Geographic cartography, this exquisite new Tenth Edition of our prestigious world atlas is the essential resource you need to make sense of our fast-paced, ever changing planet.

The stunning array of political, physical, and thematic maps covers every area of the globe—including both Poles and all ocean floors—as well as the universe beyond. Compelling charts, graphs, and informational graphics make the latest geographic data clear and relevant at a glance, while dozens of colour photos draw you closer to our world’s diverse people and places and their many interconnections. Pinpoint the latest trouble spots in Africa and the Middle East.

See the Earth’s natural forces at work. Follow emerging trends in land use, human migration, communication, energy consumption, and more. Examine additional new political plates of Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, and Australia. Find expanded coverage of Africa, more details on the Mariana Trench, plus a new close-up view of the strategic Mediterranean Basin.

Venturing upward, you’ll also discover new information about Mars, our moon, and both the northern and southern night skies. The 10th Edition also includes an expanded place-name index with more than 150,000 entries, with separate undersea, Moon, and Mars features. Extensive back matter includes flags and facts for all 195 nations, geographic comparisons, world time zones, metric conversion tables, and more.

Collection/delivery to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 805: A signed copy of the book Gatherings written by Flora Shedden

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Final bid:
£31
Increment:£2
Bids:7
Ends in:05 May 2017 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Flora Shedden

Website: http://florashedden.com/

A signed copy of the book Gatherings by Flora Shedden with a personal inscription or your choice. Flora lives in Highland Perthshire. Having worked as a gallery assistant, researcher, photographer, costume seamstress and waitress she has returned to her much loved pastimes, writing, cooking and photography.

Flora was the youngest contestant in the sixth series of the Great British Bake Off and became a big star of the show wowing the judges with her complex and innovative creations for nine weeks. The Gatherings cookbook is a mixture of modern dishes, staple snacks, salads and sides, interesting bakes, and puddings perfect to end a feast with. Nothing overly fussy or complicated, just tasty, pretty plates of food.

Delivery/Collection by arrangement with the donor.

 
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