Jewellery & Watches

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Friday 02 March 2018

Commencing at 5:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre


Friday 23rd February – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 24th February – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 1st March – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

We hold four sales per year in Bedford. These jewellery sales have become a highlight of the sales calendar, and include a range of antique & modern watches, rings, sovereigns, bracelets, brooches, pendants and necklaces, etc.

Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the

We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale

Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.

Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.

Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street, Bedford MK40 1ZL
T: 01234 305 544

Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.

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If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Vintiner on
01234 266366 or
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.

Future sale dates include:
Bedford  – 1st June 2018

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.


An 18ct yellow gold fancy link necklace/chain, 54.1 gms

Sold for £1,250

An early 20th century 9ct yellow gold meshlink purse having Grecian key-type decoration and suspended on an elongated link chain, w. 15 cm, 227.7 gms

Sold for £2,050

An 18ct white gold three stone ring set cushion cut ruby and two old brilliant cut diamonds in a raised setting, central stone measures 1.1 x 1 cm, each diamond approximately 0.75 carats, ring size N, 6.7 gms

Sold for £3,200

A yellow metal ladies cocktail wristwatch by Carter, the circular silvered dial with gold coloured baton numerals on an articulated bark design strap, case marked 18kt

Sold for £1,080

A Victorian two pound coin, old head, dated 1893

Sold for £1,400

An 18ct white gold ring of prunt form centrally set with a brilliant cut diamond within a surround of four cushion cut rubies and twelve further diamonds within a border of fourteen petal shaped motifs each set three graduated diamonds, central stone approximately 0.5 carats, w. of setting 2.4 cm, ring size M, 9.6 gms

Sold for £2,200

A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold 'Oyster Perpetual Day-Date' wristwatch by Rolex, the circular dial with brilliant and baguette cut diamond hour markers and day and date apertures on an articulated 'Presidential' bracelet strap, with papers and receipt

Sold for £5100

An 18ct yellow gold half hunter pocket watch by William Clarke, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and second hand section, the case enamelled verso with stylised initials, case numbered 9524, overall 121.2 gms

Sold for £1200

An 18ct yellow gold cased half hunter pocket watch by Benson, the white enamelled dial with black Roman numerals and second hand section within a plain case, overall 92.6 gms

Sold for £820

A white metal full eternity ring set eighteen brilliant cut diamonds, ring size K 1/2, 7 gms

Sold for £1000

A platinum ring set twenty-seven brilliant and baguette cut diamonds in a cluster setting, ring size N, 5.4 gms

Sold for £2,000

A collection of 387 19th century and later silver, silver gilt and enamelled football medallions including four 9ct yellow gold examples

Sold for £2,300

An 18ct white gold ring set single brilliant cut diamond in an eight claw setting, stone approximately 2.5 carats, ring size O 1/2, 4 gms

Sold for £4,000

An 18ct yellow gold cased ladies wristwatch by Baume & Mercier, the circular dial with diamond hour markers within a diamond and ruby set bezel on an articulated bracelet strap, overall 41.1 gms, cased

Sold for £1,200

A Victorian five pound coin, old head, dated 1893

Sold for £2,000

A 18ct yellow gold cased half hunter pocket watch by Benson, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, two subsidiary dials and a repeater within a plain case engraved with initials and decorated with blue enamel numerals, overall 165.3 gms, dial measures d. 4.3 cm, case numbered 36702

Sold for £2,300

A gentleman's yellow metal ring set brilliant cut diamond in a recessed claw setting, the shoulders each set six further smaller diamonds, central stone approximately 1 carat, ring size Y, 8.9 gms

Sold for £1400

A 1970's stainless steel cased gentleman's automatic 'Sky Diver' wristwatch by Technos, the circular orange dial with silvered baton numerals and day/date aperture within an articulated bezel on a later expanding bracelet strap, case number 10709

Sold for £800

A titanium quartz gentleman's 'Aerospace' wristwatch by Breitling, the black dial with luminous Arabic and baton numerals and double digital display on a bracelet strap, case No. F65062 3073, with box and papers

Sold for £940

A yellow metal and white metal highlighted pendant of circular form centrally set with a single brilliant cut diamond within three further concentric rings each set smaller diamonds, central stone approximately 0.25 carats, w. 2.7 cm, 6.3 gms

Sold for £1400