19th August 2023
Exceptional Silver and Jewellery Sale held at Killens
At the Mendip Auction Rooms, over 400 lots of silver and jewellery went under the hammer on 12th August with exceptional demand seen from within the room and over the internet.
Top price was achieved for an impressive early 20th century sapphire and cultured pearl fringe necklace that sold for £7000. Many lots sold for in excess of £1000 including an Art Deco platinum and diamond bracelet £4900, an early 20th century Jadelite pendant £3400 and a Victorian gold, turquoise enamel and diamond scroll and trefoil mesh bracelet £2300.
There was a good entry of rings with many rings selling for between £500 and £1500. A delightful gold and diamond five stone ring realized £1900 with a gold and diamond five stone half hoop ring making £1600. Within jewellery section, other items selling to advantage included an amber bead necklace £1800, an Art Nouveau peridot and diamond brooch £1900, a late Victorian red enamelled gold, bouton pearl and diamond brooch £1100 and an Italian gold and diamond abstract bracelet £1100.
There was an excellent entry of watches with prices achieved including:
James Brown, Epsom, No 562, a William IV 18ct gold cased open face pocket watch. £1900
Waltham, U.S.A., an early 20th century 18ct gold cased open face keyless pocket watch. £1300
Rolex, Oysterdate Precision, a gentleman's stainless steel bracelet watch, ref. 6694, circa 1965(?). £1300
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, a lady's stainless steel bracelet watch. £950
Cartier, Panthere, a lady's stainless steel bracelet watch. £950
At Killens, their expert valuers are available to value silver, gold and jewellery every Monday on a drop in basis – no appointment is needed. If you are looking to sell, they can explain the selling process.
The next specialist sale of Silver, Jewellery and Watches will be held on 7th October and entries are invited. Killens have a large following of potential buyers from across the world and ensure that your items are widely promoted.
Are you looking to sell antiques, collectables and more? Valuations can be undertaken on a drop in basis at the auction rooms between 10am and 3pm each weekday. Alternatively, valuers are able to conduct free home visits. They can also arrange house clearances and undertake probate valuations.
Contact the team at Killens on 01749 840770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.