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    TIMED AUCTION WITH 785 LOTS BY SEAN EACRETT

    Monday, December 28th, 2020

    This group of Beatrix Potter figures by Royal Albert and Beswick is included in Sean Eacrett’s timed New Year auction of antiques, collectibles and film props which runs until January 3. One of a number of lots of Beatrix Potter figures they are estimated at 80-120. There are 785 lots in the sale.

    PROPS FROM THE VIKINGS TV SERIES AT IRISH AUCTION

    Sunday, November 1st, 2020

    Props from MGM’s The Vikings, which was filmed in Ireland and ran for six seasons, will come up at an online auction by Sean Eacrett of Ballybrittas, Co. Laois on November 7. The first 279 items in this sale over over 1,000 lots are from Vikings, there are items from various other tv programmes as well as antiques and fine art from three period properties. There are timber thrones and cabinets, gilt candlesticks, painted timber shelves and furniture from various castles in the series, moulded heads of wolves, magic lanterns and viking accoutrements like brass and terracotta pots. The catalogue is online at Easy Live Auctions.

    Painted Cabinet of large Proportion. UPDATE: THIS MADE 400 AT HAMMER

    SIGNED COPY OF GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT AT LAOIS AUCTION

    Friday, September 4th, 2020

    A signed copy of the historic December 1993 Good Friday Agreement comes up at the Sean Eacrett auction at Ballybrittas, Co. Laois on September 19. Among the signatories are the late Nobel Peace Prize laureate John Hume, former UK Prime Minister John Major, the late Taoiseach Albert Reynolds and others who are no longer with us such as Martin McGuinness, Mo Mowlam, Seamus Mallon, Albert Reynolds and David Ervine. It is estimated at in the region of 15,000. UPDATE: THIS MADE 12,500 AT HAMMER

    GOOD START TO BADLANDS AUCTION

    Monday, July 20th, 2020

    There was a good start to the six day online Into the Badlands sale by Sean Eacrett Auctions at Killenard in Co. Laois today. More than 6,500 lots of costumes and props from the martial arts drama Into the Badlands – filmed at Ardmore Studios in Bray – are going under the hammer. Many lots, such as a large prop of a life size Triceratops, went above estimate. The Triceratops, with an estimate of 300-500, sold for a hammer price of €2,800.

    Large prop of a life size triceratops sold for 2,800 at hammer

    AN AUCTION BRIMFUL OF THE QUIRKY AND UNUSUAL

    Sunday, July 19th, 2020

    If your taste runs to the quirky and unusual the sale for you is about to kick off in Co. Laois.  More than 6,500 lots of costumes and props from the martial arts drama Into the Badlands – filmed at Ardmore Studios in Bray – are to be sold in a six day auction online and at The Heritage, Killenard starting at 10 am on July 20. The series depicted a feudal society and design influences are steampunk, retrofuturistic and Asian. Starring Daniel Wu and Orla Brady it was an international hit with over a million viewers per episode over three series. Fans globally will be sharpening their swords and getting ready to enter the fight for memorabilia including working vintage cars – a Daimler, an Ambassador Nash and a Citroen –  hundreds of items of period furniture, costumes, antiques, two motorbikes and all sorts of ephemera.  The catalogue is online at Sean Eacrett auctioneers and the auction will be live on The Saleroom, Easy Live Auctions and Live Auctioneers.  When Sean Eacrett offered the props from the TV series Penny Dreadful in 2016 it was a complete sell out and he expects the same again. 

    Vintage cars from the Into the Badlands. UPDATE: THESE CARS SOLD, LEFT TO RIGHT, FOR HAMMER PRICES OF 2,000, 2,300 AND 3,600

    AN AUCTION WITH EXPLOSIVE CONTENTS

    Friday, April 19th, 2019

    A live shell from 1895 found in a suitcase sent for auction in Ballybrittas, Co. Laois was removed by gardai and bomb disposal experts. It was in one of four suitcases of historical memorabilia. Auctioneer Sean Eacrett noticed the live shell with primer and head still intact. The cases had been bought in a jumble sale more than 35 years ago and had remained in the attic at Marshalltown Cottage, Castledermott, Co. Kildare until last week. The entire contents of the cottage go under the hammer at Ballybrittas on April 27.

    The live shell

    SHELBOURNE HOTEL FURNITURE AT HERITAGE AUCTION

    Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

    SHELBOURNE HOTEL SUITE WITH OBJECTS TO BE SOLD

    Furniture from Dublin’s iconic Shelbourne Hotel’s suites will come under the hammer at The Heritage, Killenard, Co.Laois on November 29.  A total of 250 lots of upholstered chairs and specially-made mahogany furniture are among the items from the hotel to be sold.  Auctioneers say that two container loads of stock from the Shelbourne includes many unused items of furniture still in their original packaging.

    The auction will include 1,000 lots from Brown’s Barn bar and restaurant on the Naas Road. Among them are the 30-foot long stainless steel bar structure and all furniture and memorabilia.  The sale will be conducted by Sean Eacrett Auctions and the full catalogue can be viewed online at www.easyliveauction.com.