October 11th 2014

Property of a gentleman - an American Samuel Colt .36 inch 6-shot Navy revolver, percussion cap, serial number 118478 (made in 1862), with engraving to the cylinder depicting naval sailing ships commemorating the victory of the Texas Navy over the Mexican Navy at the Battle of Campeche in 1843, with brass back strap & trigger guard indicating a Hartford, America manufacture (London Colts had iron back straps & trigger guards), all matching numbers, marked 'Colts Patent' on frame, 'Colts Patent No.118478' on cylinder, and '-Address Col. Saml. Colt New-York U.S. America' on barrel.

£ 800 - 1,200

January 24th 2015

ARR - Property of a deceased estate - Dorothea Sharp RBA ROI (1874-1955) - LOOKING OUT TO SEA - oil on canvas, 16.2 by 18.1ins. (41 by 46cms.), in gilt frame - signed lower left (see illustration).   Provenance - with Polak Fine Art Dealers, King Street, St. James's, London.

£ 8,000 - 12,000