9 May 2015

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1928 and 1932 Tailteann Games silver medals for Irish Dancing.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 291

Reserve: €300

  • Two large silver medals for First Prize Irish Dancing" awarded to Evelyn O'Connor , an outstanding dancer who won more awards than any other of the time. Accompanied by a photograph of Evelyn O'Connor and her collection of trophies and medals including these two. The medals have had pins attached to be worn as brooches."

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27 October 1932 Monthly Report of Battalion Adjutant, South Westmeath I.R.A.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 292

Reserve: €200

  • Together with a response from the Adjutant General, dated 12 November 1932. The report expresses concern at the growing interest in Fianna Fail among volunteers; item 9 in the Adjutant General's response orders You will rigidly enforce the rule that volunteers cannot become members of the Fianna Fail organisation.""

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1938 Portrait of Eamonn de Valera  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 295

Reserve: €150


World War II German envoy to Ireland, Eduard Hempel, signed card to Patrick J. Little, former Irish Government Minister.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 296

Reserve: €100


1939 - 1946 Merchant Marine Medal  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 298

Reserve: €1500

  • Irish Emergency Service Medal, issued to the Merchant Marine Service, An tSeirbhis Mhuir-Thracthtala, with clasp & 3 bars on blue and white ribbon. The obverse with female figure holding Irish wolfhound, the reverse a large steamship at sea with a sailing vessel just visible. A rare 6+ years service medal in the Irish Merchant Marine service. Only 58 are recorded with three bars.

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1940-44. Ireland And The War booklet by The Irish Association and Volunteers From Eire Who Have Won Distinctions...  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 299

Reserve: €80


1945, 31 March. Combined Services v Ireland hockey match programme  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 300

Reserve: €60


1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, and War Medal with 1944 silver cigarette case.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 305

Reserve: €80


March 1944, a presentation brass artillery shell case  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 307

Reserve: €300

  • Engraved: 'Thomas Donaldson Esq, Director of Explosives Supply Department of Munitions Commonwealth of Australia From his Associates and Staff, March 1944', containing vellum presentation scroll with key to signatories. In oak presentation case.

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Kriegsmarine Auxiliary Cruiser Badge with Diamonds  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 310

Reserve: €4000

  • A Viking ship sailing on top of a globe in silver within a gold-plated oval oak-leaf wreath surmounted by an eagle and swastika. The swastika bears 13 of 14 small diamonds (one missing). To the reverse is a broad tapering vertical pin and catch and 900 assay mark. Only three recorded as having been presented.

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Wehrmacht/Waffen SS Infantry Assault Badge  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 313

Reserve: €80

  • Wehrmacht/Waffen SS Infantry Assault Badge (silver). A rifle with fixed bayonet supperimposed on an oval oak-leaf wreath surmounted by an eagle and swastika. To the reverse is a vertical pin and catch. Maker's mark on reverse.

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1936-40. Hermann Goering commemorative plaques and medal.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 315

Reserve: €200

  • 1936 uniface bronze, 79.6 x 83.2mm, signed and dated by H. Missfeldt, and white metal medal, 35mm: Obverse bust REICHSMARSCHALL HERMANN GORING / SCHOPFER DER NEVEN DEUTSCHE LUFTWAFFE / 1940. Also a white porcelain plaque, 140mm x 100mm, by K. Weggen, Rosenthal, Bavaria.

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1933. Adolf Hitler commemorative porcelain medal and Bakelite badge.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 316

Reserve: €100

  • White Meissen porcelain medal with black, red and gold decoration, Hitler obverse, Swastika reverse, 46mm, and brown and orange Bakelite Berlin badge with Hitler head inscribed BRAUNE MESSE SCHAFT ARBEIT 1933. Rare. (2)

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Adolf Hitler commemorative medals.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 317

Reserve: €200


1939. Adolf Hitler commemorative porcelain medallion.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 318

Reserve: €100

  • White porcelain with gilt rim, 90mm. Obverse: bust of Hitler, ADOLF HITLER UNSER FUHRER. Reverse: 10 JAHRE HANS LOHNERT SPIELPLATZ FURTH-BAYERN 1929 1939. Commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Hans Lohnert sports complex in Furth.

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1922. Occupation of the Rhineland, Black Shame" propaganda medal."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 319

Reserve: €100

  • Brown porcelain with gilt rim by Meissen, 50mm. Obverse showing large ape astride a naked white (German) woman with RF" (Republique Francaise) badge above, SCHWARZE SCHMACH UND KULTURSHANDE (Black Shame and Culture Degradation). Rare"

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1923. Execution of Albert Leo Schlageter commemorative medal.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 320

Reserve: €100

  • Bronze and silver medals, 36mm, by Karl Goetz, 1923, a bust of Albert Leo Schlageter, Glüh' heilge Flamme glüh' glüh' u. erlösche nie für's Vaterland (Glow Holy Flame! Glow! Glow! Never Die Out For The Fatherland), rev., Schlageter standing before a French military firing squad, Ermordet von den Franzosen!" (Murdered by the French). (2)"

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1963 Photographs of Dublin locations from Joyce's Ulysses.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 339

Reserve: €150


President John F. Kennedy - letter from Blaze Starr describing an encounter with the President.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 345

Reserve: €500

  • Blaze Starr in a letter to Ernie" describes how she first met JFK in Washington in 1952 when she was a stripper at a burlesque club. She claims in this letter to have renewed her acquaintance with him in 1960 when he was in the White House. She describes a tryst in the Lincoln Bedroom while Jackie "was on a cruise". Ms Starr includes a drawing of herself nude and the letter is mounted with a glamour photograph of Ms Starr signed. Bizarre but interesting."

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Defence Forces, G2, Military Intellegence  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 346

Reserve: €100


Collection of ten lithographs by Graham Knuttel of Taoisigh  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 349

Reserve: €1200

  • Ranging between 28 by 27.5ins (72 by 71cm) and 27 by 14ins (70 by 37cm). Artist's proofs. The subjects are: W.T. Cosgrave, Eamon de Valera, John Costello, Sean Lemass, Jack Lynch, Liam Cosgrave, Charles Haughey, Albert Reynolds and John Bruton, and a group including Garret FitzGerald. Framed.

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Knuttel, Graham (Ken Finlay Ed.). Taoisigh Na hEireann.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 350

Reserve: €100

  • Graham Knuttel. Dublin: Knuttel, 2001. First Edition. Oblong Folio.Printed card cover. Signed By the Artist. Pp.28. Knuttel illustration of each Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland from W.T. Cosgrave to Bertie Ahern. In addition to them are Eamon de Valera, Sean Lemass, Jack Lynch, Liam Cosgrave, Charles Haughey, Garret Fitzgerald, Albert Reynolds & John Bruton.

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Charles J. Haughey, autographs  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 351

Reserve: €200


20th century Irish Regiments, non-military medals and decorations  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 354

Reserve: €100

  • A gilt metal and enamel Royal Irish Rangers amalgamation commemorative medal; a white metal Royal Irish Regiment commemorative medal, the obverse with the battle honours of the Royal Irish Regiment to South Africa 1902; and a World War I Connaught Rangers sweetheart brooch. (3)

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1986 Royal Ulster Constabulary Service Medal  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 355

Reserve: €100


1975-1978 Long Kesh Prisoner Art by Paddy Adams, brother of Gerry Adams.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 361

Reserve: €300


25 May, 1977 Airey Neave letter to a student  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 362

Reserve: €150

  • One page letter typewritten on House of Commons notepaper. Neave, the opposition spokesman on Northern Ireland outlines his party's position on Ulster's 'intractable problem', signed.; Together with a letter 18 May 1977, from the Private Office of the Leader of the Opposition, advising that Airey Neave would be writing. (2)

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9 January 1998 Senator Edward Kennedy  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 365

Reserve: €200

  • A menu from St. John's Country House and Restaurant signed by Senator Kennedy and inscribed To Reggie and Phil, you are the greatest. Vicki and I will be back soon again with John and Pat [Hume]"; together with a 9.5" x 7.5" photograph of John F., Robert and Edward Kennedy, inscribed "To Reg Ryan and Phil Mc..., Thanks for a memorable evening, Ted Kennedy, Jan. '98". Senator Kennedy visited Donegal during the negotiations leading to the Good Friday Agreement of April 1998; and a framed letter dated 3 February 1988, from the American Consul General to St. John's Restaurant thanking them for a dinner hosted by John Hume "for two American Congressmen"."

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26 October, 1972 Elizabeth Bowen, autograph letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 377

Reserve: €80

  • Confirming arrangements for judging a Whitbread - Fremlin essay competition; together with two publicity photographs of Bowen and two books by her, 'Seven Winters' , 1943, Bristol and 'A Time in Rome', London, 1960; also Jocelyn Brooke, 'Elizabeth Bowen', 1952, London.

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Carr, John. The Stranger in Ireland; or, a Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of That Country, in the Year 1805.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 378

Reserve: €300

  • London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1806. First Edition. Large 4to. Qtr Calf & Marbled Boards. Pp. xiv, 530. Illustrated with 17 plates. (16 lithographs, 1 hand coloured). 5 of the engravings are folded. Title gilt on red morocco label on spine.

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[Joyce, James]. Transition 22 and Transition 23 edited by Eugene Jolas, 1933 and 1935, including parts of Finnegan's Wake.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 383

Reserve: €200

  • The Serviere Press, The Hague, 1933 and 1935. Printed wrappers, covers stained and creased, interiors very good. Includes the first publication of Finnegan's Wake. Scarce. There are two copies of No. 22. Also Broadsheet, a complete run 1-95, 1980 to 2013. (98)

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Portrait of Brian O'Nolan by Micheál Ó Nualláin.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 389

Reserve: €200

  • Print, Artist's Proof. Micheál Ó Nualláin (b. 1928) is the youngest brother of the great Irish comic writer Brian O'Nolan, who wrote under the pseudonyms of Flan O'Brien and Myles na gCopaleen. A similar portrait by Ó Nualláin was used for an Irish commemorative postage stamp for the writer's centenary.

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John Reed. Sangar, The Mad Recreant Knight of the West: To Lincoln Steffens.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 391

Reserve: €100


Sheepshanks, Beatrice. The Blue Hat and the Buffalo.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 393

Reserve: €200

  • Selerna Press. Dublin. 1953. Pp. 8. original glassine dust jacket. LIMITED EDITION NO.21 OF ONLY 45 COPIES PRINTED by hand by Michael G. Freyer at the Selerna Press, 18, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. The publisher, Superb copy of an extremely scarce publication with links to the Dolmen Press and Jack Yeats.

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Smith, Charles, The ancient and present state of the county and city of Cork:  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 394

Reserve: €800


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