The Eclectic Collector
25 July 2020
This exciting sale – the most important held in recent years - features a wealth of historically important material including The Wolfe Tone Archive, The Thomas Ashe Archive, 1798 and 1916 Proclamations, 1916 Rising medals, uniforms and weapons, a fascinating collection of collectibles from the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’, including the archive of Loyalist leader William ‘Plum’ Smith. A unique collection of ephemera related to Count John McCormack is also included, as is one of the rarest and most desirable pieces of silver – an Irish porringer from the Cromwellian Commonwealth period.
In Part 2 of the sale there are wonderful collections of militaria, coins and banknotes. Militaria features the Glenn Thompson collection of badges, medals, uniforms, postcards and model soldiers. A one owner Irish coin collection ranging from Viking Dublin to Georgian Ireland includes many rarities. Banknotes include a collection of seldom seen specimens in slabbed high grade condition . The sale also includes collectable books by Seamus Heaney, Ernest Hemingway and Ian Fleming. Also offered are ranges of both sporting and entertainment memorabilia, much of it attractively framed.
PART ONE: Lots 1 to 365, Saturday 25 July at 1pm at The Freemasons Hall, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2
PART TWO (TIMED ONLINE ONLY): Lots 366-691, Sunday 26 July at 1pm
Viewing at our galleries 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, Monday to Friday 20-24 July STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY,
NO VIEWING ON DAY OF SALE