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    ECHOES OF ADARE MANOR AUCTION AT HEGARTY’S IN BANDON

    Sunday, August 9th, 2015
    An Irish George III stool with cabriole legs and a George II circular wine table with birdcage movement originally purchased at the Adare Manor auction in June 1982 will come up at Hegarty’s auction in Bandon on August 11.  Hegarty’s have not put an estimate on lots 329 and 330 on their online catalogue.  The sale features a coin, jewellery and silver collection.  The highlight here is a proof 22 carat gold medal commemorating the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings by Spink and Sons, London, 1966.  The medal weighs six ounces and is estimated at 5,000-7,000.

    A 1966 proof gold medal by Spink, London commemorating the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings  (5,000-7,000).

    A 1966 proof gold medal by Spink, London commemorating the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings (5,000-7,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,100 AT HAMMER

    Irish mahogany footstool, purchased from the Adare Manor collection auction.

    Irish mahogany footstool, purchased from the Adare Manor collection auction.  UPDATE: THIS MADE 850 AT HAMMER

    An 18th century Irish mahogany bird cage wine table, 1760, with one-piece top, of exceptional quality, purchased from the Adare Manor collection auction

    An 18th century Irish mahogany bird cage wine table, 1760, with one-piece top, of exceptional quality, purchased from the Adare Manor collection auction  UPDATE: THIS MADE 950 AT HAMMER