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    Sale 7627

    Dealing in Excellence: A Celebration of Hotspur and Jeremy

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    THREE REGENCY NOVELTY TUNBRIDGEWARE BOXES

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE REGENCY NOVELTY TUNBRIDGEWARE BOXES
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each designed in the form of a tower in the manner of the Brighton Pavillion, the largest enclosing a pin-cushion and tools for sewing [some lacking], the mid-sized box with a pin-cushion, smallest box with a nutmeg-grater, restorations to decoration, the underside of one with printed paper label 'YE HARLEQUIN ANTIQUE SHOPPE BRIGHTON'
    9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high, and smaller (3)


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    This lot will be sold under the Alpha scheme. If you are an EU Purchaser, there is effectively no change: VAT is charged at 17.5% on the buyer''s premium ONLY on a VAT inclusive basis. VAT is accounted for under the auctioneer''s margin scheme. If you are a non-EU Purchaser: VAT, at 17.5%, will be payable on both the hammer price and the buyer''s premium. VAT on the hammer will be refunded upon receipt of export documentation by the VAT department. Non-EU trading businesses can receive a further VAT refund on the buyer''s premium directly from HM Revenue and Customs.


    Provenance

    Ye Harlequin Antique Shoppe, 16a King's Road, Brighton.