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    Bronze Irish dagger – 2nd millennium BC (1,500-2,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,800AT HAMMER

    The oldest item at Whyte’s eclectic collector auction in Dublin on February 3 is an Irish bronze age dagger dating to the second millennium BC. Found in Co. Antrim it was formerly in the collection of the British archaeologist Chris Rudd and is estimated at 1,500-2,000.  The array of lots in the sale includes historic artefacts, manuscripts, documents, ephemera, maps, books, photographs, posters, advertising signs, jewellery, militaria, weapons, coins, banknotes and curios.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Trans Atlantic liner poster (500-600) UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    A late 19th century American silver dish ring owned by ‘Boss’ Croker (800-1,200)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 900 AT HAMMER

    1899-1902 Boer War, plate with French cartoon. (100-150)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 95 AT HAMMER

    1866-67 Irish Republic Twenty Dollars ‘Fenian Bond’. (600-800)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,000

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