Auction 2018

Auction overview

Bidding starts: 20 Apr 2018 09:00:00 BST
Ends: 04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST
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Lots in this auction

 

Lot 36: Salmon Fishing on the River Tweed (Tillmouth)

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Opening bid:
£420
Increment:£10
Bids:0
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Tillmouth and Tweed Fishings LLP: 

A day’s salmon fishing for two rods on Tillmouth water, one of the best beats of the River Tweed. The day is to be taken on Saturday 14th July 2018.

The Lot is suitable for either experienced rods or beginners (instruction can be provided to the latter by the boatmen/ghillies).

The fishing will be under the River Tweed Angling Code and the rods will be accompanied by a dedicated ghillie throughout the day.

Rods should bring their own equipment and advice on this can be obtained from the Tillmouth head boatman Willie Elliot (telephone 07815 808268), who should be contacted in advance of the day’s fishing for final arrangements.

Lot 36b: Salmon Fishing on the River Tweed (Tillmouth)

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Cost:
£420
Item available until:31 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Tillmouth and Tweed Fishings LLP: 

A day’s salmon fishing for two rods on Tillmouth water, one of the best beats of the River Tweed. The day is to be taken on Saturday 14th July 2018.

The Lot is suitable for either experienced rods or beginners (instruction can be provided to the latter by the boatmen/ghillies).

The fishing will be under the River Tweed Angling Code and the rods will be accompanied by a dedicated ghillie throughout the day.

Rods should bring their own equipment and advice on this can be obtained from the Tillmouth head boatman Willie Elliot (telephone 07815 808268), who should be contacted in advance of the day’s fishing for final arrangements.

Lot 37: Salmon and Wild Brown Trout Fishing on the River Lyon

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Final bid:
£170
Increment:£10
Bids:4
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Major Alastair Riddell:


Two day's salmon fishing (wild brown trout included) for two rods on the River Lyon, in a beautiful Perthshire glen near Kenmore.

The winning bidder will fish two beats, one on each day. Dates should be tied in with a freshet. We would recommend fishing in May – July or September.

All salmon to be released. Return small trout.

On the trout front, If the day is right, the use of an upstream dry fly can produce prolific results, with wonderful brown trout of up to 2+ lbs to be had. May – July suggested, then September.

A Ghillie can be arranged to brief on and escort (at additional cost)

There are plenty of local hotels, B&Bs, cottages and the famous Fortinghall Hotel nearby.

Date to be taken in 2018 (April – September) and to be arranged with the donor who will refer the booking to Head Keeper, Kevin Grant.


Website: www.chesthill.com

Lot 38: Salmon Fishing on the North and South Tyne

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Final bid:
£670
Increment:£10
Bids:21
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Antony Braithwaite and Mrs Stephen Dickinson:

An exciting chance for two rods to enjoy a day on the Haughton Castle Fishings on the North Tyne followed by a day on the Crow Hall Fishings on the South Tyne (between Haydon Bridge and Bardon Mill), fly only.

Accommodation will be provided for one night in a pub local to the sites.

Dates to be arranged with the donors.

Lot 39: Salmon Fishing on the River Nith (Dalswinton)

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Opening bid:
£400
Increment:£10
Bids:0
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Mr and Mrs Landale: 

One day’s fishing for 6 rods on the river Nith accompanied by 3 night’s self-catering accommodation in the Mews Flat on Dalswinton Estate (Friday – Monday with fishing on the Saturday).

For details regarding Dalswinton Estate, please visit: http://www.dalswintonestate.co.uk/

For information on the Mews Flat, please visit: https://www.sykescottages.co.uk/cottage/...Dalswinton/The-Mews-Flat-930173.html.

Dates to be arranged with the donor.

http://www.dalswintonestate.co.uk/

Lot 39b: Salmon Fishing on the River Nith (Dalswinton)

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Bought for:
£400
Item available until:31 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (item sold)

Presented by Mr and Mrs Landale: 

One day’s fishing for 6 rods on the river Nith accompanied by 3 night’s self-catering accommodation in the Mews Flat on Dalswinton Estate (Friday – Monday with fishing on the Saturday).

For details regarding Dalswinton Estate, please visit: http://www.dalswintonestate.co.uk/

For information on the Mews Flat, please visit: https://www.sykescottages.co.uk/cottage/...Dalswinton/The-Mews-Flat-930173.html.

Dates to be arranged with the donor.

http://www.dalswintonestate.co.uk/

Lot 41: Family Trip to a Deer Farm

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Final bid:
£300
Increment:£10
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Glenmuick Estate:

A great new Lot for the 2018 Sale - two nights’ accommodation for two adults and two children and a morning (1-3 hours) feeding deer with the keeper who will talk about the deer farm and the deer.

To be taken in 2018/19.

Lot 42: Pickering's Gin Tour

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Final bid:
£30
Increment:£1
Bids:13
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Pickering's Gin: 

This voucher allows 2 guests to visit Summerhall Distillery, receive a complimentary gin and tonic, and three samples of our core range.

Booking is essential.

website: https://www.pickeringsgin.com/

Lot 43: Tomatin Distillery Tour

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Final bid:
£35
Increment:£1
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Tomatin Distillery:

An enhanced Tomatin experience with a distillery tour followed by a tutored nosing and tasting of six different whiskies from our Tomatin core range.

Over 18s only. Allow about 2 hours. Booking is essential.

This voucher would be valid for a year and can be used to book a tour at any time within that year.

website: http://www.tomatin.com/

Lot 44: Keeper For The Day - Knowsley Safari

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Final bid:
£85
Increment:£5
Bids:2
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by The Earl of Derby:

The Knowsley Safari Family Adventure Day experience is one day you will remember for a lifetime.

During the day you will get to spend time with some of our animals and keepers and get to see all the action of the park from behind the scenes. You will be looked after by a member of our Learning & Discovery team who will accompany you on your private safari tour in our VIP Land Rover.

Depending on the day of your visit in addition to a guided tour around the safari reserve you may get up close and personal with our tower of Giraffes, help feed our Meerkat mob or get a kiss from a Sea Lion!

Wristbands for our amusement rides are included along with our fantastic Sea Lion and Bird of Prey displays and lunch in the Oasis restaurant.

We do our best to make this experience as accessible as possible for all ability levels, if you have any specific requirements please call us at the park and we will be happy to talk about what we can do for you.

Please contact us on 0151 430 9009 to book in your day with us.

Lot 45: Butchery course at Peelham Farm, Berwickshire

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Final bid:
£200
Increment:£10
Bids:5
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Peelham Farm:

A butchery course for one person: 

"Take part in a craft butchey course on our organic farm, in our organic butchery and enjoy an organic farm kitchen lunch. In a focussed hands-on butchery course with one of Peelham's craft butchers learn how to cut-down a whole lamb and a whole pig. Recognise and cut the different joints, make sausages and learn about dry-curing and air-drying. Do all of this with fellow foodies and join-in the chat about food and farming with them and us."

The courses normally run  from January to October (with the exception of August). 

Date to be arranged with the donor. There are a maximum of 5 participants on each course.

website: www.peelham.co.uk.

Lot 46: Kelso Races

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Final bid:
£160
Increment:£10
Bids:2
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Kelso Racecourse:

An exciting chance to bid of four Members’ Enclosure badges at Britain's "Friendliest Racecourse". The Lot includes a drink in the directors’ box during the afternoon.

To be taken on any Kelso race day other than Sunday 27th May. 

Lot 47: Sailing near Oban

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Final bid:
£310
Increment:£10
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Simon Thorp:

An opportunity for two people to sail on an exciting 32ft trimaran yacht in the glorious waters surrounding the islands to the south of Oban where the scenery is without equal and where a variety of wildlife is likely to be seen. 

No previous experience is required. The day will start from Craobh Haven marina at about 10a.m. (www.craobhmarina.co.uk) and return will be about 6p.m. 

The exact route to be followed will depend on the weather and tides on the day. All food, and drinks and safety equipment will be provided, and it may be possible to provide some waterproof clothing by arrangement.

To be taken on Saturday 4th August or Saturday 11th August 2018, or by arrangement with the donor.

B&B accommodation is available close to the marina. 

To see what these boats are capable of, see the promotional video at http://dragonfly.dk/dragonfly-32  

Lot 48: Family/group ticket to Braemar Castle

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Final bid:
£50
Increment:£1
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Simon Blackett:

A family/group ticket to Braemar Castle with personal guided tour and tea/coffee in morning room for up to 10 persons.

To be taken any time in 2018. 

http://www.braemarcastle.co.uk/

Lot 49: Visit to Teviot Smokery & Water Gardens

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Final bid:
£100
Increment:£5
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Teviot Sokery and Water Gardens:

Enjoy a day’s visit for two to the Teviot Smokery and Water Gardens near Kelso and learn how they produce the range of smoked salmon and other traditional and novel delicacies which are available to buy at their Garden Centre or distributed by mail order.

Take a walk around the delightful Water Gardens before enjoying a delicious lunch (all included) and the opportunity to make purchases from their enormous range of food, fashion and gifts.

website: http://www.teviotgamefaresmokery.co.uk/

Lot 51: A Winter Break at The Boathouse Cottage

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Final bid:
£340
Increment:£10
Bids:8
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Alexander & Susan Dalgety: 

Bid for a four night "short-break" stay for up to 6 people in the Four Star self-catering Boathouse Cottage.

Nestling at the foot of a wooded bank, the cottage commands stunning views onto and across the river Tweed into Scotland. Located midway between the Cheviots and Lammermuirs, this is the perfect centre for exploring North Northumberland and the Scottish Borders.

For a detailed description visit the cottage website. Standing in its own garden on the banks of Tweed, Boathouse Cottage is ideal for anglers, shooters or those who just wish to explore.

Tweed fishing ends 30th November and starts again 1st February.  Enjoying the area has no close season!

To be taken by arrangement with the donors between 4th  November 2018 and 19 March 2019 (Christmas and New Year excepted). 

Website: www.boathousecottage.co.uk

Lot 61: Two pairs of Long 100% Alpaca Country Socks

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Final bid:
£70
Increment:£5
Bids:3
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Mrs Sandra Morton:

A great chance to bid for 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. The socks are as 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.

Website: www.perilla.co.uk:

Lot 62: Hoggs of Fife, Working Climate Windproof Waistcoat in XL

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Final bid:
£40
Increment:£1
Bids:1
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Hoggs of Fife

Working Climate Windproof Waistcoat in Size XL

100% Wind & Weatherproof & Breathable - Shell in insulating polyester micro fleece bonded with a 1,500WP/1,500 MVP membrane. 

Mesh to underside of fabric to enhance breathability.

Longer length Waistcoat with elasticated hem.

2 front patch pockets.

http://www.hoggs.co.uk/prodcut_details.php?catid=71&product_id=151

This particular item must be claimed within one month of the Sale.

Lot 63: Heather Seed

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Final bid:
£225
Increment:£10
Bids:2
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Mill Farm, Hope:

Here is a great opportunity to bid on enough cleaned, treated heather seed to cover two hectares of moorland.

The real value of this Lot is that the seed is supplied by Geoff Eyre, who has offered to provide advice on the best way to prepare the ground prior to seeding. Geoff Eyre is always a mine of information and enthusiasm, and he has been pioneering new upland management techniques over the last thirty years.

The moorland community owes a great deal to Geoff's innovative, practical approach, and this Lot provides a chance to discuss moorland restoration with a leading figure in the field.

 

Lot 64: Hoggs of Fife, County Quilted Jacket in S or M

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Opening bid:
£40
Increment:£1
Bids:0
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Hoggs of Fife:

County Quilted Jacket in S or M - softer, lighter and better value than its predecessor 

100% Nylon with diamond-quilt stitching, lightly padded with hollow-fibre polyester. 

Hoggs branded stud front closure with brown needle-cord collar. 

2 large front pockets and inside zipped pocket

Front pocket and cuffs with corduroy binding

Studded vents at rear for ease of movement

Machine washable at 30°C

http://www.hoggs.co.uk/prodcut_details.php?catid=99&product_id=228

This particular item must be claimed within one month of the Sale.

Lot 64b: Hoggs of Fife, County Quilted Jacket in S or M

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Cost:
£20
Item available until:31 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Hoggs of Fife:

County Quilted Jacket in S or M - softer, lighter and better value than its predecessor 

100% Nylon with diamond-quilt stitching, lightly padded with hollow-fibre polyester. 

Hoggs branded stud front closure with brown needle-cord collar. 

2 large front pockets and inside zipped pocket

Front pocket and cuffs with corduroy binding

Studded vents at rear for ease of movement

Machine washable at 30°C

http://www.hoggs.co.uk/prodcut_details.php?catid=99&product_id=228

This particular item must be claimed within one week of the closing date.

Lot 65: Hoggs of Fife, Ranger: X3 Field Jacket (Size M - XXL)

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Opening bid:
£170
Increment:£10
Bids:0
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Hoggs of Fife:

Ranger: X3 Field Jacket (Size M - XXL)

A SUPERIOR 3-IN-1 FIELD JACKET FOR THE DISCERNING COUNTRY PROFESSIONAL.

Jacket may be worn with zip-in fully lined Polar Fleece Waistcoat. 

Jacket may be worn without zip-in Waistcoat. 

Waistcoat may be worn on its own.

http://www.hoggs.co.uk/prodcut_details.php?catid=114&product_id=1

This particular item must be claimed within one month of the Sale.

 

Lot 65b: Hoggs of Fife, Ranger: X3 Field Jacket (Size M - XXL)

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Cost:
£85
Item available until:31 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Hoggs of Fife:

Ranger: X3 Field Jacket (Size M - XXL)

A SUPERIOR 3-IN-1 FIELD JACKET FOR THE DISCERNING COUNTRY PROFESSIONAL.

Jacket may be worn with zip-in fully lined Polar Fleece Waistcoat. 

Jacket may be worn without zip-in Waistcoat. 

Waistcoat may be worn on its own.

http://www.hoggs.co.uk/prodcut_details.php?catid=114&product_id=1

This particular item must be claimed within one week of the closing date.

 

Lot 66: Hoggs of Fife, Ranger Field Trousers (Size M - XXL)

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Opening bid:
£70
Increment:£5
Bids:0
Ends in:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (bidding ended)

Presented by Hoggs of Fife:

Ranger Field Trousers (Size M - XXL)

Strong & quiet diamond polyester / nylon outer fabric. High quality waterproof & fully breathable drop-liner membrane with reinforced and actuated knee panels.

 
Reinforced inside leg cuff panels and amaretta suede trim at all high wear points. Secure double-stud front closure and zip fly.

Fleece-lined high back waistband with elasticated Waist for comfort fit. Shirt-grip inner waistband.

 
2 x Zipped Side Pockets with tough nylon linings
2 x Zipped Cargo Pockets with tough nylon linings
2 x Zipped Rear Pockets with polyester linings
Extra Wide Belt Loops
Fully Lined throughout with robust and breathable polyester fabric
Nylon Drip Strip at Leg Cuffs
Velcro-adjustable Leg Cuffs
Standard 32" Leg Length
Fully Machine Washable


Designed to be worn on their own or in combination with the Ranger:X3 Jacket

http://www.hoggs.co.uk/prodcut_details.php?catid=114&product_id=2#

This particular item must be claimed within one month of the Sale.

Lot 66b: Hoggs of Fife, Ranger Field Trousers (Size M - XXL)

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Cost:
£35
Item available until:31 May 2018 12:00:00 BST (finished)

Presented by Hoggs of Fife:

Ranger Field Trousers (Size M - XXL)

Strong & quiet diamond polyester / nylon outer fabric. High quality waterproof & fully breathable drop-liner membrane with reinforced and actuated knee panels.

 
Reinforced inside leg cuff panels and amaretta suede trim at all high wear points. Secure double-stud front closure and zip fly.

Fleece-lined high back waistband with elasticated Waist for comfort fit. Shirt-grip inner waistband.

 
2 x Zipped Side Pockets with tough nylon linings
2 x Zipped Cargo Pockets with tough nylon linings
2 x Zipped Rear Pockets with polyester linings
Extra Wide Belt Loops
Fully Lined throughout with robust and breathable polyester fabric
Nylon Drip Strip at Leg Cuffs
Velcro-adjustable Leg Cuffs
Standard 32" Leg Length
Fully Machine Washable


Designed to be worn on their own or in combination with the Ranger:X3 Jacket

http://www.hoggs.co.uk/prodcut_details.php?catid=114&product_id=2#

This particular item must be claimed within one week of the closing date.

 
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