Valentine’s Day Gift Inspiration For Him 2015

It’s tough finding the right present for that special someone. We’ve looked through our catalogue for our forthcoming auctions on the 28th, 29th and 30th January and found five Lots that might just be the perfect gift for that gentleman in your life this Valentine’s Day…

Lot 94: After John Blaeu - 'Suthsexia Vernacule Sussex' (Map of the County), engraving with near period colour, approx 40cm x 55cm, within a gilt frame. Estimate £100-150
Lot 360: An early Victorian silver castle-top card case of rectangular form with hinge lid, one side die-stamped with a scene of Newstead Abbey, the other with Warwick Castle, each within engine turned borders, Birmingham 1839 by Taylor & Perry, length approx 9.6cm. Estimate £600-900
Lot 1010: A Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer steel gentleman's bracelet wristwatch, the signed circular black dial with luminous Arabic and baton shaped numerals, Mercedes hour hand and centre seconds, the dial detailed 'Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer Super Precision', on a steel Oyster bracelet with a Rolex fold-over clasp, with a Rolex green case. Estimate £1200-1800
Lot 1074: An early 20th Century walnut cased barograph with lacquered brass mechanism and clockwork recording drum, beneath a five glass cover, on a rectangular base with frieze drawer and bracket feet, length approx 36.5cm. Estimate £200-300

Lot 1471: A Continental bisque porcelain figure of a nude, circa 1900, modelled lying with her hands behind her head, length approx 10cm. Estimate £30-40