2018-09-09-2019-03-19 --- 2019-03-19 04:02:12--11


Date - 09 September 2018

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Lot: 1

A GEORGE III STYLE IRISH SILVER HELMET SHAPED MILK JUG, with pseudo hallmarks Dublin 1795, maker's mark "IE"*, in the rococo taste, with central girdle, extensive repoussé...

Lot: 2

A SET OF SIX WILLIAM IV SILVER HANOVERIAN FIDDLE PATTERN TABLE FORKS, London 1830 (2) and 1834 (4), mark of Jonathan Hayne, with plain terminals, (c.12.5 troy ozs). (6)

Lot: 3

A SET OF NINE IRISH SILVER HANOVERIAN FIDDLE PATTERN TABLE FORKS, Dublin 1844, mark of Philip Weekes, the terminals crested to underside; together with a collection of six Irish silver fiddle...

Hammer Price : €400.00
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Lot: 4

A SET OF FIVE GEORGE IV SILVER HANOVERIAN FIDDLE PATTERN DESSERT FORKS, Exeter 1825, mark of Simon Levy, the terminals crested to underside, (c.7.5 troy ozs). (5)

Lot: 5

THREE IRISH SILVER FIDDLE PATTERN TABLE SPOONS, Dublin 1831, mark of James Scott, (2) and Dublin 1851, mark of John Smyth, (1), each with plain terminal, (c.8 troy ozs). (3)

Hammer Price : €140.00
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Lot: 6

A GEORGE III OLD ENGLISH PATTERN SILVER SOUP LADLE WITH SCALLOP SHELL BOWL, London 1767, mark probably that of Thomas Ellis, the bowl with fine scalloped edge, the handle terminal engraved with...

Hammer Price : €200.00
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Lot: 7

A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER CELTIC POINTED OLD ENGLISH PATTERN SOUP LADLE, Dublin 1780, maker's mark illegible, with bright cut engraved border to handle, inscribed with monogram contained within...

Hammer Price : €220.00
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Lot: 8

A FOUR-PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE, Sheffield 1933, mark of Robert Stewart, comprising teapot, pear shaped hot water pot, cream jug and sugar bowl, each piece of oval baluster form with a raised...

Lot: 9

A THREE PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE, Birmingham 1918, 1919 & 1920, all mark of S Blanckensee & Son Ltd, comprising a shaped rectangular tea pot, milk jug and two handled sugar bowl, each with...

Hammer Price : €320.00
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Lot: 10

A LATE VICTORIAN SILVER DISH RING, Chester 1900, mark of George Nathan & Ridley Hayes, of pierced and waisted circular form, with a vacant cartouche to either side surrounded by fox, sea...

Hammer Price : €670.00
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Lot: 11

A LATE VICTORIAN RECTANGULAR DESK INK STAND, London 1900, maker's mark rubbed, with two clear glass ink bottles and two pen troughs within a tongue and dart rim and foliated corners, raised on...

Hammer Price : €140.00
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Lot: 12

A PAIR OF LATE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN SILVER SAUCEBOATS AND STANDS, stamped 'Sterling', mark of Ford & Tupper', of oval form with cast rims, the handles cast with moose mask, raised on pedestal...

Hammer Price : €600.00
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1. Estimates and Reserves

Estimates are shown below each lot in this sale. All amounts shown are in Euro. The figures shown are provided merely as a guide to prospective purchasers. They are approximate prices which are expected, are not definitive and are subject to revision. Reserves, if any, will not be any higher than the lower estimate.

2. Artists Resale Rights (Droit de Suite) is NOT payable by purchasers

3. Paddle Bidding (In Person)

All intending purchasers must register for a paddle number before the auction. Please allow time for registration. We recommend reading "Buying at Adam's" for first time buyers from our web site for more information. Please be aware that photographic identification by way of passport or driving licence will be required for new registrants, together with a secure valid credit card. This is for security purposes only. Potential purchasers are recommended to register on viewing days.

3. Buyer's Premium, Payment & Delivery

Buyers Premium:

The buyer shall pay the Auctioneer a commission at the rate of 20% on the Hammer Price plus VAT @ 23% (applied only to the commission) on all individual lots.

For example on a hammer price of €1,000, the Buyer's Premium amounts to €200 and the VAT on the Buyer's Premium amounts to €46.00, giving a total amount due of €1,246


All purchases must be paid for within two calendar days of the sale. Our payment terms are cash, banker's draft or cheque drawn on an Irish bank. Cheques will take a minimum of five working days to clear the bank, unless they have been vouched to our satisfaction prior to the sale, or you have a previous cheque payment history with Adam's. We also accept the following Credit Cards: Visa & Mastercard, subject to a credit card surcharge of 1.5% of the total invoice value, & American Express, subject to a surcharge of 3.65%. Debit cards, including Laser card payments, are not subject to a surcharge, however there are daily limits on Laser Card payments. Bank Transfer details are available on request. Please ensure that all bank charges are paid in addition to the invoice total, in order to avoid delays in release of the items. Goods will only be released upon clearance through the bank of all monies due.

Delivery takes place the day after the sale from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Uncollected lots may be subject to storage and handling charges unless specific arrangements have been made with the department. It is important to make contact with us in this regard to avoid any unnecessary charges. Adam's outsource all carriage & shipping requests to recommended third parties whom we deal with on a regular basis. This list is available upon request.

4. VAT Regulations

All lots are sold within the Auctioneer's VAT Margin Scheme unless advised to the contrary. Revenue Regulations require that the Buyer's Premium must be invoiced at a rate which is inclusive of VAT. This is not recoverable by any VAT registered buyer.

The VAT on buyer's premium may be zero rated for lots exported outside of the EU. This facility is available to non-residents and has strict guidelines in relation to availing of this scheme. Please contact a member of the accounts department to enquire further.

5. Absentee and Telephone Bids

We are happy to execute absentee or written bids for bidders who are unable to attend or can arrange for bidding to be conducted by telephone. Bid forms are available from our web site or you can leave absentee bids online by registering on Cancellation of bids must be confirmed 24 hours before the auction.

Bidding by telephone may be booked on lots with a minimum estimate of €500. Early booking is advisable as availability of lines cannot be guaranteed.

6. Condition Reports

The property is sold "as is" therefore imperfections/defects are not stated in the catalogue description. It is up to the intending purchaser to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a lot(s) before bidding. Condition reports may be requested in advance of sale subject to our terms of business. The report is an expression of opinion only and must not be treated as a statement of fact.

7. Conditions of Sale

All lots are being sold under the Conditions of Sale as printed in the sale catalogue and on display in the salerooms or via our web site