8 November 2014

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1866 Fenian Brotherhood token  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 100

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300

  • A circular bronze token the obverse struck Irish - Republic" with a sailing ship between the initials 'F' & 'B', the reverse struck "Ireland- 1886 - America" with hands in friendship and a rising sun."

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1898 (28 September) letter from a recently released Fenian prisoner, Edward O'Brien Kennedy.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 101

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0

  • Letter, 3pp, to Thomas Kelly, turning down an invitation to reside in the USA due the Yankee Puritan" refusal to support him and notifying Kelly of his impending arrival in Dublin, where he and other released republican prisoners were paraded and feted by the IRB."

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Fenian glass cabinet plate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 102

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 7½in. (19.05cm)
  • A late19th century milk glass cabinet plate, the pierced lattice rim with gilt rosettes, the central reserve transfer printed with a figure of The Maid of Erin carrying the Fenian flag beneath a rising sun and the motto The sunburst of Ireland"."

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Allen, Larkin & O'Brien Memorial, Kilrush.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 103

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0


1870 - Four page letter, written by mouth, by Arthur McMurrough Kavanagh  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 104

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €260

  • On House of Commons embossed paper. Born without arms or legs, Arthur served as M.P. for fourteen years, travelled to Russia, India and Persia on safari, was an expert horseman and shot and was a keen yatchsman. This letter addressed to his land agent Devine" commences "I am in receipt of your letter, I feel quite sure you would not as you say unjustly blame any one indeed if every one would act towards me as you do I would have very little trouble""

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1870s Home Rule Sash  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 105

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €440

  • A green silk and gilt bullion Home Rule Association sash, incorporating a panel with portraits of Rev. Joseph Galbraith, Isaac Butt, Q.C. and John Martin above the motto Our own again"."

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1873 -1893 collection of letters from JW Barlow, J O'Neill Daunt, WF Fitzpatrick on Irish political matters  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 106

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0

  • 1873 (27 May) pp6 letter from Daunt to Galbraith concerning Dr JW Barlow's lecture on the Act of Union and his defence of it, and 29 May pp6 riposte by Dr Barlow to Galbraith, 1893 pp6 letter WJ Fitzpatrick to Michael McDonagh enclosing his photograph, etc. (4)

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Dublin Whisky Genuine and Spurious - An Account of The Frauds Practised Upon Consumers.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 107

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €180

  • 1876. Sutton Sharpe & Co. London. Pp24, printed wrapper. Also The Irish Village and Donegal Castle at The World's Fair illustrated booklet, Chicago 1893,and a collection of Irish Sweepstake 1960s to 1980s. Interesting lot, mainly fine. (40+)

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Late 19th and early 20th Centuries wine and spirit labels and W. & A. Gilbey Ltd. archive material  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 108

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95

  • Three late 19th and early 20th century Moroco-bound ledgers of Gilbey Wine and spirit merchants: Album of named labels; Directors' Minute Book No. 1, 1993-1994; Export Department Private Letter Book; together with a Register of Shareholders and transfers of Justerini & Brooks Limited. (4)

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1877 (2 July) Petition to exhibit the Byron Collection in Dublin signed by Isaac Butt, Charles Stewart Parnell, and others.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 109

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €0


1869-1915 Medals. Moran family group of four.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 110

Published Estimate: €1,800-2,200

Price Realised: €0

  • A Queen's University Prize Medal in 22 carat gold, 1869, for First Class with the Degree of BC to James Moran; a Second Afghan War Medal to Surgeon J. Moran; and Great War and Victory Medals to W. P. Moran. James Moran was appointed to the Indian Medical Service in 1878, promoted to Surgeon Major in 1890 and Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel in 1898. James Moran died in Carrickmines, Co. Dublin in 1917. His son William Paul was a Lieutenant in the 10th Gurkha Rifles. He was killed in action at Gallipoli in 1915 and is buried in Malta.

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1798 Rebellion, O'Connell, Mitchell and Parnell prints.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 111

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €200


Early 19th century, 109th Regiment of Foot / County of Dublin Regiment. Bell-top shako plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 112

Published Estimate: €3,000-4,000

Price Realised: €2800

  • a brass and white metal bell-top shako plate, surmounted by a Hanovarian crown above a silver-plated Maid-of-Erin harp over the number '109' and a silver-plated ribbon engraved County Dublin". The Dublin County Light Infantry militia regiment were balloted with the number 109 in 1833. The bell-top shako remained in use until the 1840s. Extremely rare."

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Ladies Irish National Land League  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 113

Published Estimate: €1,000-1,500

Price Realised: €3200

  • A collection of The Ladies Irish National Land League correspondence on printed letterhead notepaper, 1881 - 1882. The majority by May Nally concerning relief of prisoners' families and the financial state of the League, also Beatrice Walshe. (50+)

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1882: Lord Frederick Cavendish memorial lithographic print  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 114

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 14 x 14in. (35.56 x 35.56cm)
  • A colourful memorial portrait print of Lord Frederick Cavendish surrounded by the wreath sent by Queen Victoria to Lady Cavendish. Attractively framed.

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1883 Scenes of Ireland by W. Lynch  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 115

Published Estimate: €800-1,000

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 10½ x 8in. (26.67 x 20.32cm)
  • A set of five watercolour scenes of (1) Belfast & environs, (2) Co. Tyrone with the raising of the Volunteers, 1782; (3) Ancient monuments & St. Patrick before Fenagh, (4) Lough Derg, Co. Donegal; (5) Counties Donegal & Fermanagh.

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Emigration Scene by Robert Graysmith  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 116

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 8 x 11in. (20.32 x 27.94cm)
  • A pen & ink drawing of a late-19th century harbour, by the American illustrator & author, Robert Graysmith, signed, dated 1995 & inscribed with dedication to Jim (Dr. James) Toland.

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Poor Paddy Ward" and "A Ballad Respectfully Dedicated to Sub-Constable Fitznoodle""  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 117

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €0


1888 Irish Exhibition commemorative glass  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 118

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €120

  • An etched glass tumbler depicting a harp beneath a scroll, Irish Exhibition" and above a garland of shamrock with a scroll, "1888"; together with an earthenware mug similarly decorated and inscribed: "The harp that once through Tara's halls". Thomas Moore. (2)"

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Weekly Freeman. A Collection of political cartoons relating to the Irish Question  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 119

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €480

  • Very attractive visual record in colour depicting the issues of the day in Ireland with particular regard to the Irish Question, Home Rule and political issues between Ireland and England in the late 19th century. (32)

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1891 Charles Stewart Parnell `Ireland`s Army of Independence` commemorative medal  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 120

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €90

  • A white metal commemorative medal by Johnson. The obverse with bust of Parnell surrounded by the words `Ireland`s Army of Independence 1891` and garland of shamrock and ivy. The reverse with the words `Let my love be conveyed to my colleagues and the Irish people`

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1891 Charles Stewart Parnell `Ireland`s Army of Independence` commemorative medal  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 121

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €320

  • A white metal commemorative medal by Johnson. The obverse with bust of Parnell surrounded by the words `Ireland`s Army of Independence 1891` and garland of shamrock and ivy. The reverse with the words `Let my love be conveyed to my colleagues and the Irish people`

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Charles Stewart Parnell commemorative glass bowl  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 122

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190

  • Dimensions: 5½ x 5½in. (13.97 x 13.97cm)
  • A late 19th century mould-blown glass bowl, the scalloped rim over two relief portraits of Charles Stewart Parnell and a shield-shaped cartouche with the inscription 'CHARLES S PARNELL - MP FOR CORK - BORN JUNE - 1846 - AT - AVONDALE - RATHDRUM', on tapering hexagonal stem and circular starburst-cut base.

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Charles Stewart Parnell Commemorative glass jug  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 123

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €400

  • Dimensions: 5 x 5in. (12.70 x 12.70cm)
  • A late 19th century mould-blown glass bowl, the scalloped rim over two relief portraits of Charles Stewart Parnell and a shield-shaped cartouche with the inscription 'CHARLES S PARNELL - MP FOR CORK - BORN JUNE - 1846 - AT - AVONDALE - RATHDRUM', on circular starburst-cut base.

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1881 A signed photograph of Charles Stewart Parnell  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 124

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €520

  • A sepia head and shoulders photographic portrait of Charles Stewart Parnell, by Henry O'Shea, Photographer, Limerick. The mount inscribed: My dear Mr O'Shea - I think this very good - Yours truly - Chas S Parnell - Kilmainham Dec 19 1881"."

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1892 Ulster Unionist Convention badge  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 125

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €140


1890s to 1950s collection of prints, newspaper cuttings, handbills, booklets related to Irish events and politics.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 127

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €200

  • Interesting lot with 1899 Le Petit Journal colour cover illustration of Demonstration in Dublin against Mr Chamberlain, a range of United Ireland coloured prints, 1916 (7 May) Sunday Independent front and back cover, 1918 Vote For McCartan Anti-Conscription handbill, Anti-Larkin handbill (damaged), 1956 Handbook For Volunteers Of The Irish Republican Army Notes On Guerilla Warfare, 1956 Cuig Trua na hEireann, etc. (40+)

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Curry, Sall. A Manuscript Notebook of an Irish nun in Poland and Russia 1896-1904.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 128

Published Estimate: €150-180

Price Realised: €220

  • Curry, Sall. A Manuscript Notebook of an Irish Nun Who worked and Lived in Poland and Russia from 1896-1904.. 8vo. Morocco bound. Unpaginated 92pp. manuscript notebook containing reminiscences in verse & prose relating to the author's leaving Ireland to work abroad as a nun in Poland and Russia circa 1896-1904. While most of the contributions are by the author there are others by friends and colleagues and some drawings and watercolours and photographs.

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1895 (15 March ) and 1896 (17 August) letters from George Gavan Duffy concerning The New Irish Library  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 129

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €160

  • Written from Villa Guillory, Nice, to Michael MacDonagh concerning publishing The New Irish Library. The New Irish Library, was a series of books on Irish history and literature issued by the London publisher, Fisher Unwin in 1897. Gavan Duffy was one of the editors. Also a 1904 letter from John Murray regarding publication of Michael MacDonagh's book, A Viceroy's Post Bag, with interesting comments on Irish events of the late 18th and early 19th century. (3)

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1897-1899 Daniel Tallon, Nationalist High Sherriff of Dublin and Lord Mayor of Dublin  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 130

Published Estimate: €500-800

Price Realised: €0

  • Notice by The Ulster King of Arms in Ireland and Principle Herald of All Ireland, granting a coat of arms to Daniel Tallon, High Sherriff of Dublin and Lord Mayor Designate, incorporating wax seal and enclosed in red and gilt hide-bound box; together with an illuminated address from the Licensed Grocers and Vintners Protection Association to Daniel Tallon, in carved oak frame; also with a Souvenir Medal of New York to Daniel Tallon, framed. (3)

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Late 19th Century Illuminated Address and Presentation to James Mulcahy  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 131

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 27 x 20½in. (68.58 x 52.07cm)
  • From a group of his friends on the occasion of his marriage. The address headed by two oval portraits of the couple and surrounded by stylised flowers. Designed by by Alice M. O'Rourke.

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19th/20th Century Lunatic Asylums, Prisons & Queen's University  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 132

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €190


Late 19th & early 20th century Ireland, a collection of seven photographs  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 133

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €170


1905. Rear Admiral Arthur Hilderbrand Alington relating to the death of Lieut. George Walker on board HMS Rodney in 1853....  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 134

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0

  • ....and his burial on Tenedos Island off the Turkey mainland. He describes Walker as a first rate officer and seaman in those days when Seamanship was a high art". 8 page letter."

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1905 - 1907 A collection of photographs including the visit of Kaiser Wilhelm to Tangiers  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 135

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €220

  • A collection of 87 photographs taken by a Royal Navy officer while stationed in Gibraltar. Includes a photograph of Kaiser Wilhelm II inspecting the troops at the harbour of Tangier, at the start of his State visit to Morocco which sparked the First Moroccan Crisis.

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Autograph collection  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 136

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €150

  • A signature letter from Alice Meynell suffragette poet thanking her correspondent for sending quotation of my sonnet in the Chicago Tribune", a letter from John FitzGibbon, Earl of Clare, mentioning Pitt; a poem on parchment by John Drinkwater accompanied by a signed letter to Mr Beals, together with autographs of Harry Lauder, Cardinal Wiseman, Rabindranath Tagore."

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County of Louth, Election Notice poster.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 137

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0


Celtic Revival collection of a brooch and two medals  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 138

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €280

  • A gilt metal Conradh na Gaedhlige medal, awarded to Switzers for window display, cased; an early 20th century reproduction of the Tara brooch, in gilt metal and cabouchon semi-precious stones, by Waterhouse, Dublin, cased; and a Tailteann games bronze medal, for clay bird", cased. (3)"

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Fainne Oir  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 139

Published Estimate: €50-60

Price Realised: €120


1907 Dublin, The Irish International Exhibition, souvenir handkerchief.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 140

Published Estimate: €80-100

Price Realised: €100


1909 Belfast linen industry, apprentice's indenture  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 141

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100


1909 Banba Magazine. Vol. 1, No. 1., December 1901.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 142

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €200


Clongowes Wood College. The Clongownian 1910-1936 range of issues.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 143

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €110

  • Clongowes Wood College. The Clongownian 1910, 1911, 1915, 1918, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1930 & 1936. 10 issues. Profusely illustrated and includes many pupils who later achieved high status in Ireland and elsewhere. Rare. (10)

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Interesting collection of books, booklets and pamphlets relating to Royal Irish Constabulary, Dail Eireann etc.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 144

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €140

  • Includes Saorstat Eireann First Act of Parliament 1922, 1942 Constitution, both signed Justin F. O'Brien, Police Duties And Drill by A. Bain DI, RIC, The Royal Irish Constabulary Code 1911, some interesting later including 1966 Misneach Hunger Strike, 1965 Just Society and others (13).

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1916 A collection of postcards of the aftermath of the Rising  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 144.1

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €200

  • together with a handwritten secretarial note to a newspaper refusing a Christmas greeting to the soldiers of the British Army: Mrs Lloyd George - is very sorry - she has promised - a message to - another paper - a few days ago." (11)"

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1910 Anti Home Rule Election Poster  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 145

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190

  • Dimensions: 20 x 25in. (50.80 x 63½cm)
  • An anti Home-Rule and anti Redmond election poster for the 1910 General election, citing the harm caused to a Boycotted labourer's family.

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1912. Wreck of The Titanic" memoriam print ."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 146

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €200


Titanic in Belfast  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 147

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €250

  • A set of seven celluloid photographic transparencies of The Titanic at Harland & Wolfe shipyards, together with prints of each photograph. Also an Ulster Bank, George Best commemorative £5-note and a 1971 First Day Cover. (16)

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James MacDonald oil painting: Britannic at Sail  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 148

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €500

  • Dimensions: 36 x 48in. (91.44 x 121.92cm)
  • HMHS Britannic was the third and largest Olympic-class ocean liner of the White Star Line. She was the sister ship of RMS Olympic and RMS Titanic, and was intended to enter service as a transatlantic passenger liner. She was launched just before the start of the First World War and was laid up at her builders in Belfast for many months before being put to use as a hospital ship in 1915. She was shaken by an explosion, caused by an underwater mine, in the Kea Channel off the Greek island of Kea on the morning of 21 November 1916, and sank with the loss of 30 lives.

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1912 - 1914 Ulster Covenant Day and the Ulster Volunteers  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 8 November 2014 / 149

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €120

  • Five postcards depicting Edward Carson signing the Ulster Covenant and reviewing Ulster Volunteers; together with an Official Unionist Party election leaflet for Jim Molyneaux.

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