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Date - 27 November 2016

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Lot: 1

AN IRISH GEORGE III SILVER CHALICE, Dublin 1789, mark possibly of Thomas Jones, the conical body chased and embossed with fruiting vines and foliage surrounding central cartouche containing the...

Hammer Price : €180.00
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Lot: 2

A GEORGIAN STYLE SILVER SALVER, Dublin 1964, mark of William Egan of Cork, of shaped circular form with pie crust rim, inscribed to Capt. E. Glen Browne by the United Hunt Club, (c.755g). 30cm...

Hammer Price : €260.00
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Lot: 3

A SMALL SILVER CIRCULAR STRAWBERRY DISH, Dublin 1933, mark of William Egan of Cork and struck with Cork hallmark, twelve panels, the reserve inscribed 'From the Officers Spike Island, 14th July...

Hammer Price : €420.00
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Lot: 4

A LARGE RECTANGULAR SILVER CIGARETTE BOX, Birmingham 1946, the bowfront lid with engine turned decoration and cast rim, with initials W.D, further presentation inscription and dated 17-11-47,...

Hammer Price : €110.00
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Lot: 5

A VICTORIAN SILVER CARD TRAY, London 1889, mark of Martin & Hall, retailed by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. London, with cast bellflower and scroll banding, engraved reserve and raised on claw...

Hammer Price : €140.00
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Lot: 6

A LARGE SILVER SHAPED CIRCULAR SALVER, Birmingham 1939, with pie crust rim, the reserve engraved 'From the Sunbeam Workers, Christmas 1942', (c.1115g). 35.5cm diameter

Hammer Price : €320.00
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Lot: 7

AN EDWARDIAN SILVER PRESENTATION BOWL, Birmingham 1903, with all over repousse, chased and engraved foliate decoration, inscribed within a cartouche, raised on circular rim foot. 16cm diameter

Hammer Price : €120.00
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Lot: 8

TWO SILVER MUGS, London 1917 and 1918, mark of Carrington & Co, of plain tapering form with gilded interiors, one bearing crest of the Worcestershire Regiment and inscribed...

Lot: 9

A LATE VICTORIAN LARGE OVAL SILVER SERVING TRAY, London 1899, mark of Henry Stratford, with raised pierced and engraved rim with beaded border, incorporating two handles and raised on shallow...

Hammer Price : €2,000.00
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Lot: 10

AN OVAL SILVER BON BON DISH, Birmingham 1904, with pierced body, cast with putto heads; together with a pair of oval pierced bon bon dishes, Birmingham 1947. (3)

Hammer Price : €90.00
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Lot: 11

A VICTORIAN SILVER CIRCULAR MUSTARD POT, London 1849, with shallow domed lid, clear glass liner and pierced body; together with a twelve panel presentation strawberry dish, Dublin 1949, William...

Hammer Price : €170.00
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Lot: 12

AN IRISH SILVER SAUCE BOAT, Dublin 1948, mark of Weir & Sons, in the Rococo Revival taste, of shaped oval helmet form, the body chased and embossed with leafy swags and fruiting vines to an...

Hammer Price : €220.00
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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