Lot 40


Border Fine Arts Hay Timing Groups: 'Hay Cutting Starts Today' (Standard Edition), model No. B0405A, limited edition 746/950, on wood base, with box and certificate; and 'Hay Bogie', Commissioned by The Posthorn, Castle Douglas, model No. B0698, limited edition 350/950, on wood base, both by Ray Ayres (2)

Provenance: A Private Collection

Sold for £180
Estimated at £100 - £200


Hay Cutting - In overall good condition with no obvious faults, damage or restoration
Hay Bogie - Without box or certificate. Signed to felt base Ray Ayres November 2003. In overall good condition, also


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Auction: Antiques & Interiors, to include Beswick & Border Fine Arts, 23rd Feb, 2024

This Antiques & Interiors sale will include a specialist section of Border Fine Arts, with a small quantity of animal groups from other factories such as Beswick.  Most of the section comes from two large private collections, which will be denoted throughout. This section will appear online from Friday 9th February and the remainder of the auction from Friday 16th February. 

The sale will include part of 'A Clock and Watch Maker's Workshop', which will offer good clock and watchmaker's tools by Bergeon, clock bushing tools, staking tools, clock and watch parts and good German watchmaker's lathes by G.Boley and Lorch Schmidt & Co. Also on offer will be the first part of the gentleman's pocket watch and wristwatch collection. The remaining specialist pocket watches from the collection will be sold in the Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 16th March and the Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 18th May.  


Tuesday 20th February-Wednesday 21st February 10am-4pm, Thursday 22nd February 10am-5pm, and the morning of the sale from 7.30am

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