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Absentee bids accepted until Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Auction date Tuesday, 22 November 2022 13:00 - 17:00 GMT

This sale includes natural history, large fossils, impressive minerals and taxidermy

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All the fish (Lots 1-68) come from the celebrated collection which for many years decorated the famous Flowerpot Inn near Henley.  This Inn was a mecca for those interested in fishing as it was situated just a few yards from a beautiful stretch of the River Thames and contained a very extensive collection of preserved fish trophies.  Those interested, can find a variety of videos on You Tube by searching for The Flowerpot near Henley. Click here for two of the most informative videos featuring the collection


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Lot title photo
Lot 1 Sold
A stuffed perch by…
with Cooper and…
Cooper and SonsThe business that became known as Cooper and Sons is the most famous name in the…
Hammer price: £1,100
Estimate: £800 - £1,200
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 2 Sold
An early stuffed…
with J Cooper label…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £400 - £600
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 3 Sold
A stuffed tench by…
with rare Griggs…
 This piece comes from the period before Griggs purchased the Cooper business, when he was working…
Hammer price: £700
Estimate: £450 - £650
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 4 Sold
A stuffed chub by…
with J Cooper label…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £340
Estimate: £250 - £400
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 5 Sold
An early Cooper pike
with Bowness and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £400 - £600
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 6 Sold
A stuffed trout by…
with details
dated…
A case probably by Griggs when he was working for Cooper's but before he took over the…
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £400 - £600
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 7 Unsold
A stuffed chub by…
with Cooper and…
A case probably by Griggs when he was working for Cooper's but before he took over the…
Estimate: £300 - £500
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 8 Sold
A stuffed Roach by…
with Cooper and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £200
Estimate: £300 - £500
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 9 Sold
A stuffed trout by…
with label dated…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £400 - £600
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 10 Sold
A stuffed trout by…
with Cooper and…
A case probably by Griggs when he was working for Cooper's but before he took over the…
Hammer price: £400
Estimate: £400 - £600
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 11 Sold
Four stuffed trout…
dated 1924
57cm…
A case probably by Griggs when he was working for Cooper's but before he took over the…
Hammer price: £800
Estimate: £700 - £900
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 12 Sold
A cast of a Cooper…
with Cooper and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £150
Estimate: £150 - £250
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 13 Sold
A cast of a Cooper…
modern
32cm high…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £200
Estimate: £200 - £300
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 14 Sold
A cast rudd
with Cooper and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £200
Estimate: £200 - £300
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 15 Unsold
A stuffed trout
with Cooper and…
This case was prepared by GriggsNatural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Estimate: £700 - £1,000
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 16 Sold
A stuffed pike by…
with J Cooper and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £800
Estimate: £800 - £1,200
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 17 Unsold
A stuffed rudd by…
dated 1917
39cm…
A rare case produced after the death of the second John CooperNatural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Estimate: £800 - £1,200
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 18 Sold
A recased Cooper…
with Cooper and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £550
Estimate: £450 - £650
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 19 Unsold
An early stuffed…
29cm high by 46cm…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Estimate: £300 - £500
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 20 Unsold
A Victorian stuffed…
with Cooper label…
All these fish come from the celebrated collection which for many years decorated the famous…
Estimate: £300 - £500
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 21 Unsold
A pair of stuffed…
with Cooper and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Estimate: £450 - £650
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 22 Sold
Three stuffed pike…
with Cooper and…
A case probably by Griggs when he was working for Cooper's but before he took over the…
Hammer price: £1,000
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 23 Sold
An unusual barrel…
possibly by Malloch…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £320
Estimate: £200 - £300
22 November 2022
22 November 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 24 Sold
A stuffed trout
with Williams and…
Natural History, Taxidermy, Fishing
Hammer price: £340
Estimate: £250 - £400
22 November 2022
22 November 2022

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