A delightful 17th century enamelled portrait miniature, later mounted into a 19th century gold locket pendant mount, depicting Lady Frances Haversham, and engraved with her name to the reverse, is expected to realise £1,200-1,500.
Highlights in the Watches section include a Rolex stainless steel automatic chronograph wristwatch, Ref 16520m Zenith Daytona, dating from circa 2000, estimated at £12,000-15,000 and leads a selection of fine watches including an Omega Limited Edition stainless steel dual time wristwatch, made for the British Elite Special Boat Service (SBS) which is expected to fetch £2,000-3,000, and a range of wristwatches by Breguet, Vacheron & Constantin, Jaeger LeCoultre, Cartier, etc.
The Objects of Vertu section includes a selection of fine gold and silver boxes, including a Louis XV gold, enamel and dendritic agate panel snuff box, estimated at £10,000-12,000; a 19th century German three colour gold and blue enamelled oval snuff box by Hanau, which carries an estimate of £7,000-8,000; while a French 19th century gold mounted rock crystal perfume bottle is expected to fetch £1,200-1,600, further enamelled cigarette cases, etuis etc will also be offered.
FORTHCOMING SALES AT DNW
THURSDAY, MAY 27 - BRITISH, IRISH AND WORLD BANKNOTES
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, JUNE 2 & 3 - COINS, TOKENS, MEDALLIONS, ARTIFACTS AND ANTIQUITIES
TUESDAY, JUNE 15 - JEWELLERY, WATCHES & OBJECTS OF VERTU
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 - ORDERS, DECORATIONS, MEDALS AND MILITARIA
TUESDAY, JULY 6 – COINS, TOKENS & HISTORICAL MEDALS
WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 - ORDERS, DECORATIONS, MEDALS AND MILITARIA
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 - ORDERS, DECORATIONS, MEDALS AND MILITARIA
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 – BRITISH, IRISH & WORLD BANKNOTES
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6 & 7 – COINS AND HISTORICAL MEDALS
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 - JEWELLERY, WATCHES & OBJECTS OF VERTU
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NOTES TO EDITORS:
Dix Noonan Webb – a brief history
In 1991, its first year of trading, the company held three medal auctions and sold 1,200 lots for a total hammer price of £553,000, however 30 years later, DNW is established as the premier medal auctioneer worldwide. Two years later, in 1993, it opened a coin department which also auctions commemorative medals and tokens. In 2015 DNW added jewellery to its sales calendar as well as setting up a stand alone banknotes department and expanding into premises next door. In 2020 DNW achieved a total hammer price of £14,256,060 and the total number of lots sold across all departments was 24,400. To date the company has sold in excess of 350,000 lots totalling over £200 million.
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