NOTABLE COLLECTIONS TO BE OFFERED BY THOMAS DEL MAR LTD IN JUNE – 25 BLYTHE ROAD, LONDON – JUNE 28TH

. June 7, 2017

A collection of swords that belonged to Television Historian, the late Richard Holmes will be among the 700 items to be offered in Thomas Del Mar Ltd’s auction of Antique Arms, Armour and Militaria at 25 Blythe Road, London W14 on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The sale will begin at 11am and viewing will take place on the preceding Sunday, Monday and Tuesday with online bidding being available via the-saleroom.com.

An important collection of 34 pieces of stained glass that formed a travelling exhibition that toured the East Coast of the United States, finishing at the Higgins Armory, Worcester Massachusetts where it was displayed after 1932. The Zettler Glass Manufactory was founded by Francis Xavier (1841-1916) in 1870.

The sale will also include several lots that are being sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Denver Art Museum.

Elsewhere in the auction is a piece that was discovered by Cheshire-based independent fine art consultant Mark Littler at a routine charity valuation day. A fine 60-bore German (Thuringian) wheel-lock carbine dating from the late 16th century that is estimated at £8,000-10,000.

The sale also includes the sword cane of Field Marshal The Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, KG KP GCB GCH (1768-1854), Commander of the Allied Cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo as well as fine firearms that belonged to French Royalty.

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