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Membership #GBC

After a great week end at Goodwood Members Meeting MM76.

I thought Id bring you some images from the Bonham’s auction, see below.

This week I would like to look at increasing member numbers for our next meeting on… 81 more words

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A Happy Christmas Scene of London by Britain's Answer to Rube Goldberg Could Command Almost $7,000 at Bonhams

What you see: The Spirit of Christmas in Regent Street, an undated work on paper by William Heath Robinson. Bonhams estimates it at £3,000 to £5,000, or $4,200 to $6,900. 991 more words


#Charmed Musings: No. 6

“The snail never worries about being late.” ©2018 Linda Lee Lyberg

Source: #Charmed Musings: No. 6


Ornithological art set to fly at auction

A superb collection of ornithological books goes under the hammer at London auction house Bonhams on 30 May.

Entitled Wassenaar Zoo: a Dutch Private Library… 219 more words


SOLD! A Pair of Mittens Belonging to Antarctic Explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard Fetches a Cool $10,435 at Bonhams--Well Above The High Estimate

Update: The lambskin mittens belonging to Apsley Cherry-Garrard sold for £7,500, or about $10,435–well above their high estimate.

What you see: A pair of lambskin inner mittens with cotton drawstrings, which belonged to British explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard. 925 more words


Make Way for Ducks

7 February 2018

Göran R Buckhorn writes:

There are many good stories in the sport of rowing, some true and others not…

One of the great Olympic rowing stories is the one when Henry Robert ‘Bobby’ Pearce of Australia (later Canada) in a qualification heat in the single sculls at the 1928 Amsterdam Games stopped in mid-race to make way for some ducks, which were crossing the course on the Sloten Canal, where the rowing events were held. 265 more words