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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 Estimate Hammer price
1 A stuffed perch by Cooper
with Cooper and sons label dated 1910
34cm high by 59cm wide
£800 - £1,200 £1,100 View
2 An early stuffed pike by Cooper
with J Cooper label
dated 1873
49cm high by 116cm wide
£400 - £600 £450 View
3 A stuffed tench by Griggs
with rare Griggs label and dated 1923
37cm high by 60cm wide
£450 - £650 £700 View
4 A stuffed chub by Cooper
with J Cooper label
dated 1875
(restorations)
39cm high by 68cm wide
£250 - £400 £340 View
5 An early Cooper pike
with Bowness and Bowness label
dated 1882
37cm high by 94cm wide
£400 - £600 £450 View
6 A stuffed trout by Cooper
with details
dated 1924
34cm high by 73cm wide
£400 - £600 £450 View
7 A stuffed chub by Cooper
with Cooper and Sons label
dated 1927
(restorations)
31cm high by 64cm wide
£300 - £500 - View
8 A stuffed Roach by Cooper
with Cooper and Sons label
the front dated 1917
32cm high by 49cm wide
£300 - £500 £200 View
9 A stuffed trout by Cooper
with label dated 1928
37cm high by 74cm wide
£400 - £600 £450 View
10 A stuffed trout by Cooper
with Cooper and Sons label
dated 1927
32cm high by 68cm wide
£400 - £600 £400 View
11 Four stuffed trout by Cooper
dated 1924
57cm high by 125cm wide
£700 - £900 £800 View
12 A cast of a Cooper perch
with Cooper and Sons label
dated 1902
32cm high by 48cm wide
£150 - £250 £150 View
13 A cast of a Cooper Rudd
modern
32cm high by 50cm wide
£200 - £300 £200 View
14 A cast rudd
with Cooper and Sons label
dated 1952
36cm high by 49cm wide
£200 - £300 £200 View
15 A stuffed trout
with Cooper and Sons label inscribed Thames trout
dated 1939
34cm high by 71cm wide
£700 - £1,000 - View
16 A stuffed pike by Len Griggs
with J Cooper and Sons label
dated 1953
45cm high by 114cm wide
£800 - £1,200 £800 View
17 A stuffed rudd by Cooper
dated 1917
39cm high by 75cm wide
£800 - £1,200 - View
18 A recased Cooper barbel
with Cooper and Sons label
dated 1899
36cm high by 82cm wide
£450 - £650 £550 View
19 An early stuffed Roach by Cooper
29cm high by 46cm wide
£300 - £500 - View
20 A Victorian stuffed trout by Cooper or Gibson
with Cooper label and dated 1878
34cm high by 61cm wide
£300 - £500 - View
21 A pair of stuffed chub by Cooper
with Cooper and Sons label
dated 1907
(restorations)
44 cm high by 94cm wide
£450 - £650 - View
22 Three stuffed pike by Cooper
with Cooper and Sons label
dated 1929
54 cm high by 103cm wide
£1,000 - £1,500 £1,000 View
23 An unusual barrel cased stuffed pike
possibly by Malloch of Perth
probably late 19th Century
120cm wide
£200 - £300 £320 View
24 A stuffed trout
with Williams and Son, of Dublin label to rear
dated 1912
42cm high by 82cm wide
£250 - £400 £340 View

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