13 March 2016

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Charles Stewart Parnell, medals and postcards  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 104

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €300


Kitty O'Shea. Circa 1870 original photograph.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 105

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €500


1880s Irish Loyal and Patriotic Union, political pamphlets.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 106

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190

  • Dimensions: 8½ x 5½in. (21.59 x 13.97cm)
  • A bound collection of circa 200 political pamphlets, handbills and booklets, published by the Irish Loyal and Patriotic Union in opposition to Parnell, the Irish Parliamentary Party and the Land League.

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Portrait of Patrick Aloysius Meehan (1852-1913)  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 107

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 11½ x 9in. (29.21 x 22.86cm)
  • Irish Parliamentary Party MP for Leix Division of Queen's County, 1906 to his death in 1913. A wine and spirit merchant, in 1880 he became chairman of Maryborough Town Commissioners where he helped set up the local Land League. He subsequently joined the National Land League. He was a chairman of the County Council of Queen's County and an early member of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). Oil on canvas,

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1880-1913 Illustrated journals reporting on events in Ireland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 108

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €240

  • Le Monde Illustre; Burke and Cavendish assasinations; Petit Parisien, Commemoration of French soldiers in Ireland, 1898; and Demonstrations in Ireland against Mr Chamberlain, 1899; also Charles Stewart Parnell, Jim Larkin etc. (10)

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Late 19th century, Irish immigration and labour in America, a collection of newspapers and periodicals.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 108.1

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95


1880s pair of scrapbooks including some political pamphlets relating to Home Rule for Ireland and related matters.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 109

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €260

  • Large album contains news cuttings of mainly Irish interest as well as booklets and pamphlets which include 1886 England's Duty to Ireland by Thomas Maguire, 1886 The Last Galway Murder published by The Irish Loyal and Patriotic Union (ILPU), In The Year One (AD 1888) of Home Rule, 1882 Days of The Land League by R.J.M., 1886 Union or Separation, ILPU series including Begone Saxon - MR T. M. Healy at Boston, The Fugitive Invincible"-Leaguers and The Dynamitards, Captain Moonlight, Mr Goschen MP, etc. Second album is mainly English with news cuttings, engravings, wafer seals, etc. Pp60 and 80, quarto and octavo respectively."

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1884 The National Bank Limited 50th Anniversary poster  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 110

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 35 x 26in. (88.90 x 66.04cm)
  • The National Bank was formed as the National Bank of Ireland in 1835. It was a joint-stock bank founded by a group of MPs and other gentlemen, including Daniel O'Connell. Frustrated by the exclusivity of the Bank of Ireland (est. 1783), and the English orientation of the Provincial Bank of Ireland (est. 1825), the founders aimed to form a bank both to provide capital for Irish economic development and to serve the needs of small traders and tenant farmers, as well as those of the gentry.Large monochrome print. Framed

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1886 William Ewart Gladstone commemorative plate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 111

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €90

  • Dimensions: 9½in. (24.13cm)
  • Of octagonal form, the ivory ground centred by a portrait of Gladstone above his signature and a Roman fasces lictoriae, surrounded by the titles of the senior government offices held in his career, including Prime Minister four times, the portrait garlanded with wild roses. Marked with registration number 41050 for 1886.

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1888 threatening letter to Arthur Balfour, Chief Secretary for Ireland - Good Bye Arty - Death to Balfour!""  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 112

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €360

  • Dimensions: 5¾ x 5in. (14.61 x 12.70cm)
  • Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, (1848 – 1930) was a British Conservative politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from July 1902 to December 1905, and later Foreign Secretary.Entering Parliament in 1874, he achieved prominence as Chief Secretary for Ireland, in which position he suppressed agrarian unrest whilst taking measures against absentee landlords. He opposed Irish Home Rule.Following the assasinations in the Phoenix Park threats against the Chief Secretary were taken seriously. Interesting piece of history, ink on paper a bit ragged but unique.

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1888 (May 30) Bolands Limited, Memorandum and Articles of Association.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 113

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100

  • Bolands' Mill at Grand Canal Quay was to become famous as a prominent stronghold of the Irish Volunteers in the 1916 Rising.Incorporated on the occasion of the acquisition of various business interests from James Murphy, including at Grand Canal Quay and Ringsend.

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Late 19th Century photograph of the General Post Office, Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 114

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €130

  • Dimensions: 6½ x 8½in. (16.51 x 21.59cm)
  • The General Post Office, Sackville St, Dublin. Vintage albumen print , circa 1890. Attributed to: Robert French, William Lawrence Collection16.5 X 21.5 cm

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19th century Irish picture frame.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 115

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €620

  • Dimensions: 25 x 25in. (63½ x 63½cm)
  • A Gaelic revival giltwood and gesso rectangular picture frame, surmounted by a harp and a wolfhound, the corners with sprays of shamrock, the lower edge centred by a wolfhound and round tower. To accommodate a picture up to 16ins (41cm) high, 18ins (46cm) wide.

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Late 19th century Irish Lord Lieutenant's full dress epaulettes with case  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 116

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €150


1903 Photograph of train crash at Waterloo Station on the Southport to Liverpool Line  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 117

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0


Early 20th century, arms of the City of Dublin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 118

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €280

  • Dimensions: 5 x 4in. (12.70 x 10.16cm)
  • A pair of oval, cushioned fabric badges embroidered with gilt and silver bullion and silk thread, centred with a silver bullion shield-shaped cartouche embroidered with three castles in gilt bullion, the border a St. Patrick's blue belt emblazoned in gilt bullion, Obedientia Civium Urbis Felicitas"."

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1901 Coronation of Edward VII court suit worn to the ceremony by the lyricist of the Coronation Hymn.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 119

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €0

  • Provenance: By descent to the current owner.
  • John Hamilton Hunter was born in Cork in 1845. A keen musician, he entered the family business of Corn and Seed merchants and later became a Magistrate.A gentleman's midnight blue velvet court suit comprising a fitted jacket with cut steel buttons, a pair of matching breeches and waistcoat, pair of stockings and a black court hat, by Wood & Son, 46 Patrick Street, Cork. J. Hamilton Hunter collaborated with composer W. Power O'Donoghue on the Coronation Hymn of Edward VII.

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Circa 1902 - 1961 Photograph album, life of an Anglo-Irish family  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 120

Published Estimate: €200-250

Price Realised: €0

  • Oblong Folio. Hard Cover. This album contains 305 photographs relating to an apparent Anglo Irish family, possibly named McVeigh Includes Felixstowe, Flatford, Frinton, Dedham, Clacton-on-Sea, Walton on Naze; Donegal: Sheephaven, Faugher, Greencastle; Offaly: Kilcoursey, Londonderry and other places in Ireland.

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1901 - 1922 Royal Irish Constabulary cloth helmet.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 121

Published Estimate: €600-800

Price Realised: €1000

  • Dimensions: 10 x 11 x 7in. (25.40 x 27.94 x
  • Royal Irish Constabulary helmet, blue cloth with black fittings of pattern unique to the RIC, helmet inscribed faintly to the interior, O'Donnell" and a later inscription " Head Constable - T. O'Donnell - R.I.C. 60792 - 16 June 1902 to 21 May 1922""

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Post 1902 pattern Dublin Metropolitan helmet plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 122

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €280


1902 - 1910 Royal Irish Constabulary and Dublin Metropolitan Police sports days.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 123

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €400

  • Three official's ribbons R.I.C. Depot Sports 1902. Judge of Cycling"; "D.M.P. Sports 1909 - Referee" and "D.M.P. Sports 1910 - Referee", belonging to Dr Michael Stephen Walsh, a pioneer of competitive cycling in Ireland. Together with Cycling in Victorian Ireland by Brian Griffin. (2)"

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1911 - 1920 Post card correspondence to a Royal Irish Constabulary policeman.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 124

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100

  • 17 various postcards, together with three portrait postcards of R.I.C. constables and a Boys' Brigade Song Book. Also a collection of seven various postcards from Second World War Germany. (28)

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The judge's wig of Jack Hynes, Irish County Court judge and international cricketer.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 125

Published Estimate: €800-1000

Price Realised: €700

  • Signature
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  • Dimensions: 21 x 14 x 11in. (53.34 x 35.56 x
  • Provenance
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  • John William Hynes was born on 28 October, 1856. He entered King's Inns 1883 and conferred 1888. He became Junior" to "Peter the Packer," aka Lord O'Brien, the Lord Chief Justice. O'Brien gained his nickname from his policy of ensuring that juries were always pro-government in any trial of a remotely political nature. Hynes developed into a skillful advocate and was made a KC in 1913. In 1916, he became a County Court Judge in Cork.Hynes was a noted cricketer. He still holds the record for the highest score made by a University batsman in a First XI fixture, 241 runs for Dublin University against The Dublin Garrison XI. He represented Ireland, twice as captain."A full-bottomed judge's wig made by Ravenscroft of Lincoln Inn, London for Irish County Court Judge, John Wiliam Hynes, K.C. of Donnybrook, in black lacquered case incorporating removable wig-stand and linen cover. The case

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1900 Boer War, Nicholson's Nek, commemorative horse's hoof candlestick.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 127

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €110


Laurie, Lt. Col. George Brenton, History of the Royal Irish Rifles  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 128

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €0


Gretton, Lt. Col. G. le M. Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 129

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €130


Early 20th century Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers officer's field service cap.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 130

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €110


Early 20th century Royal Irish Fusiliers white metal and gilt officer's belt buckle  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 131

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €240

  • Dimensions: 2 x 3¾in. (5.08 x 9.53cm)
  • A two-piece gilt metal belt buckle, the tongue with the regimental badge of The Royal Irish Fusiliers , the receiver with a garland of laurel and the name of the regiment.

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Early 20th century Royal Dublin Fusiliers officer's bearskin badge.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 132

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €400

  • Dimensions: 4 x 2in. (10.16 x 5.08cm)
  • A brass and white metal badge, centred by the arms of the City of Dublin flanked by garlands of shamrock above a tiger and elephant and battle honours of Mysore and Plassey.

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Edward VII Leinster Regiment blue cloth helmet plate.   

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 133

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €75


Edward VII Leinster Regiment officer's blue-cloth helmet-plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 134

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €310


Edward VII Connaught Rangers blue-cloth helmet-plate.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 135

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €140


1914 - 1918 WWI bayonets and a dagger.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 136

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €220


1914-18: Royal Dublin Fusiliers Personal Experiences of the Great War by Frank Laird  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 137

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €190

  • Eason Dublin, 200pp, original blue cloth gilt. Much sought-after and extremely scarce book covering the experiences of Frank M. Laird with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers through Gallipoli, the Easter Rising, the Western Front and more.

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A WWI bronze memorial plaque to Rev. Patrick Looby, Killed in Action 1917, Passchendale.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 138

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €520


Bairnsfather, Capt. Bruce The Bystanders Fragments from France  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 139

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0


A collection medals, badges and ephemera relating to W. McGowan.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 140

Published Estimate: €250-350

Price Realised: €340

  • Dimensions: 18 x 16in. (45.72 x 40.64cm)
  • Includes Great War and Victory medals, with box and envelope of delivery addressed to 22 Lr. Dominick St., Dublin; Wound badge, regimental cap badges of the South Lancashire Regiment and the Royal Engineers; Envelope addressed to McGowan at The Prison, Maryborough, Leix; etc. Attractively framed.

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1914-1918 WW1 Imperial Russian Navy, officer's dagger.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 141

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €500


Circa 1914 Photograph album of Captain Mateer, The King's Liverpool Regiment.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 142

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €110

  • Dimensions: 3½ x 4in. (8.89 x 10.16cm)
  • An album of 82 photographs, mainly taken in Gibraltar. Largely of an army captain and his wife on overseas postings. Photograph sizes up to

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1914 -1919 collection of four bayonets  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 143

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €220

  • A British 1888 pattern knife bayonet and scabbard for use with the .303 Long Lee-Enfield rifle; a 1907 pattern sword bayonet and scabbard for use with the .303 caliber Short, Magazine, Lee-Enfield No. I Mk. III (SMLE) rifle; an Italian M1871 sword bayonet for use with the 10.4 mm. M1871 Vetterli and M1871/87 Vetterli-Vitali rifles and a German sword bayonet for use with the 8 mm. Mauser Gewehr 98. Together with a spare scabbard. Also British Military Bayonets: From 1700 to 1945, by R. J. Wilkinson Latham. (6)

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1900-1918 Cased binoculars, flasks etc.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 144

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190

  • A leather holster for a 1912 Frommer Stop automatic pistol, with two magazine pockets; two Victorian stirrup flasks, the clear glass round tapered body with hinged caps, one silver, Sheffield 1900, with brown leather outer cases; and a pair of War Office issue binoculars in associated brown leather case. (4)

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Collection of military art by Friedrich Ludwig Scharf (1884-1965) - a valuable archive.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 145

Published Estimate: €3000-4000

Price Realised: €0

  • Dimensions: 10½ x 15in. (26.67 x 38.10cm)
  • Accompanied by In The Service of The Kaiser - Uniforms & Equipment of The World War I German Soldier as Painted by Soldier-Artist Friedrich Ludwig Scharf by Charles Wooley, Schiffer Publishing, USA, 2004. Educated at the Munster School of Art, Friedrich Scharf joined the Mecklenberg army circa 1910 and served in the 1914-18 War. In 1923, after working in an office, he became a freelance artist and began publishing illustrated books on military history. The Second World War curtailed his activities and postwar he turned to decorating china and textiles for a while in order to make a living. He still painted military subjects however up to his death in 1965.A very attractive and interesting archive comprising hundreds of watercolours and pencil or ink drawings of German military uniforms and regimental badges, details of uniforms including cuffs, epaulettes, headgear, etc. This is a superb reference collection, but also includes many decorative drawings suitable for framing. The extremely detailed drawings cover uniforms of the armies of the German States from the 18th century to the First World War. (400+ including some prints).Sizes vary from a few inches up to

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1917 Irish Victoria Cross Heroes poster.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 146

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190

  • Dimensions: 21½ x 16in. (54.61 x 40.64cm)
  • A supplement to the Weekly Irish Times, the background in the form of a Victoria Cross with portraits of twelve Irish recipients of the gallantry award, and the badges of their regiments.

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Circa 1920 Cigarette silks of regimental badges.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 147

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0


WWI Irish Recruiting Poster, Mechanical Transport Army Service Corps""  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 148

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €140


1914 - 1918 Trench Football game.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 149

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €300

  • Dimensions: 9½ x 6½ x 1in. (24.13 x 16.51 x
  • Trench Football dexterity game comprising rectangular box with wooden frame and glazed front, inside is a reconstruction of a twisting trench system with holes along the route through which a ball bearing must pass from the 'kick' spot at the base of the game box to the 'goal' being the Kaiser's mouth at the top, instructions for play are on the reverse.

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1919 (14 August). Peace Conference, Versailles. Daily Mail pictorial booklet, dedicated by Sir William Orpen.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 150

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €420

  • Pp 68. Includes a handwritten dedication to B. I. Tilly, then Registrar of The Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin, from Sir William Orpen who was the official artist at the Conference - it was fun while it lasted - and I laffed a lot. They tell me this book won't be in sale in Ireland - so the reason for sending it to you", signed "Orps". There are several annotations by Orpen identifying figures in the illustrations. Oblong folio."

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1900 (March 10) The United Irishman, bill poster for the weekly newspaper.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 151

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190

  • Dimensions: 29 x 19in. (73.66 x 48.26cm)
  • South Mayo Election, Orange Toleration, The Invasion of France and the Invasion of Boerland, The Veterans of 1870, Articles, Correspondence, Poetry, National Calendar &c." Framed."

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1901 Anti Home Rule posters posters by Winnie Burnard  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 152

Published Estimate: €100-200

Price Realised: €260

  • Dimensions: 35 x 22½in. (88.90 x 57.15cm)
  • Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, (1836, Glasgow - 1908, London) British prime minister from 1905 to 1908. His popularity unified his own Liberal Party and the unusually strong cabinet that he headed. It was Campbell-Bannerman who developed a step by step" approach to the divisive issue of Irish Home Rule, effectively keeping the Home Rule issue alive despite overwhelming opposition."Depicting Campbell Bannerman and his Unruly Child Called Pat-in-the-Box.; together with Are We To Have Home Rule by This Unruly Child" Double Crown size posters both printed by J. Miles and Sons, London; also "Looks a Bit Odd Without It", depicting Campbell Bannerman removing Ireland from the British crest, printed by C. Falkner & Sons, Manchester."

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1900s to 1950s. A collection of books of political and history interest including With The IRA In The Fight For Freedom and similar.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 153

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €140

  • Also includes early biographies of de Valera, James Connolly, Writings of Fintan Lalor, Prize Essays of the Repeal of The Union, The Irish Republic by Dorothy McArdle, etc. (21)

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