Wednesday, 15 October 2008

More Machin News

If you follow this blog you will remember that a few weeks ago Larry informed us of a certain auction to be held by Cuttlestones.


The contents of the family home Garmelow Manor have now been been sold.

In the sale (October 1st) it listed several items that belonged to Arnold Machin, included in the list was an original Plaster cast of the Machin Bust.

Just to keep you up to speed I now have the realisation bids for these 8 items.

Lot 73 Machin Plaster Cast Bust fetched £15,700. It is not known at this time who the successful bidders are.



Lot 74 (left ) original framed sketch for the 2d stamp done in 1967, £1,200.

Lot 77 fetched £270, Lot 78 fetched £540, Lot 80 £160, Lot 81 £160, Lot 82 £200, Lot 83 £210.




Here is a link to the items which went under the hammer, www.cuttlestones.co.uk/catalogues/garmalow_sale2/index.html

This is a link to a list of all the realisation bids www.cuttlestones.co.uk/docs/GarmelowSaleResults1stOctober.pdf

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