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Auction Ended: March 31st, 2016 at 9 PM BST

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Pot Lid: 'Rimmels'

Description:  Appealing early lid (c1880's) with fabulous coloured underglaze cherries and leaves. Manufactured by F&R Pratt in Staffordshire, England. Prattware alignment dots at 9 and 3 o'clock. Pictorial of bunch of cherries.

*** The base is not the original and shown just for illustration purposes. The lid will fit on top of it and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***

 
Era:  1880-90  

Diameter:  77 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Good/ Very Good. Just a small (4mm) brown iron (?) impurity in the glaze on the bottom side rim (which has partially pinged out) with another much smaller brown dot in the glaze 2cm away and 4 miniscule brown dots in the glaze on the back rim edge (all in-manufacture and pretty insignificant anyway) and just some very feint crazing/light greyness (mainly on the back and sides) and is otherwise excellent.
 
Grade :  8.0        Estimate:   £80-120     Reserve:     £70  
 
 
6 £ 95
 


Pot Lid: 'John Gosnell, London'

Description:  Atrractive lid with the usual scrolls and flourishes associated with early lids. This version having 'Patronised by Prince Albert' printed (see lot #21 for the 'Nobility' variation) Great quality print and marbled border.  

*** The marbled base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid just fits on top of it (slight wobble) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***

 
Era:  1870-80's  

Diameter:  77 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Excellent
 
Grade :  9.7        Estimate:   £110-120     Reserve:     £105  
 
 
8 £ 176
 


Pot Lid: 'Wright's'

Description:  This massive and stunning lid really needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. The print quality is absolutely exceptional and the image so evocative of the Victorian era with a man shaving in the mirror. If you wanted to add a lid to your collection that had the undoubted 'wow' factor, this is it! One of my all time favourite lids  

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (pretty good match) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***

 
Era:  1870-80's  

Diameter:  106 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Very Good/ Excellent. Just a very small and shallow (5mm) flake on the back rim only which does nothing to detarct at all on display and would otherwise be a 10!
 
Grade :  9.0        Estimate:   £800-1200     Reserve:     £800  
 
 
1 £ 700
 


Pot Lid: 'Gordon, Cape Of Good Hope'

Description:  This very rare South African pot lid features the Royal Coat of Arms and comes in a delightful purple print. One of only two recorded. A very rare opportunity! (Paarl is a large town on the SW side of SA)

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (although not the same shade) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***

** ANOTHER ITEM FROM THE FABULOUS COLLECTION OF AL & ETHLEEN LASTOVICA.... THE REST EXCUSIVELY CONSIGNED TO AA AUCTIONS LTD AND WILL FOLLOW IN THE NEXT FEW AUCTIONS! ** 

Era:  1880-90's  

Diameter:  73 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Fair/ Good. Just a smallish (10mm x 3mm) chip on the back edge and a larger (25mm x 3mm) one that has been filled, also on the back edge. Because of where they are, they can't be seen on display and apart from a couple of tiny fleabites on the outer back edge and some light overall crazing/light stain, is otherwise very good 
 
Grade :  6.9        Estimate:   £150-200+     Reserve:     £80  
 
 
14 £ 210
 
 

Pot Lid: 'Zaccheus Hunter, London'


Description:  This 'Dr Wright's Pearl Ointment' is the scarce version with underglaze blue print and features the scrolls and flourishes typically associated with earlier lids. 

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (although not the same shade) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***

** ANOTHER ITEM FROM THE FABULOUS COLLECTION OF AL & ETHLEEN LASTOVICA.... THE REST EXCUSIVELY CONSIGNED TO AA AUCTIONS LTD AND WILL FOLLOW IN THE NEXT FEW AUCTIONS! **   

Era:  1870-80's  

Diameter:  62 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Good/Very Good. Some light overall greyness and a tiny fleabite on the back edge 
 
Grade :  8.0        Estimate:   £50-70     Reserve:     £40  
 
 
8 £ 70
 


Pot Lid: 'AB / Victoria Cherry Tooth Paste'


Description:  This fabulous square lid features Britannia seated with a lion to her side and has the initials of the proprietor 'AB' on the shiled. Excellent quality print. Appealing border too.  

*** NO BASE ****  

** ANOTHER ITEM FROM THE FABULOUS COLLECTION OF AL & ETHLEEN LASTOVICA.... THE REST EXCUSIVELY CONSIGNED TO AA AUCTIONS LTD AND WILL FOLLOW IN THE NEXT FEW AUCTIONS! ** 

Era:  1890-1900's  

Square:  62 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Excellent/Near Mint. No damage, just some very light rust crazing on one of the sides (looks like it would easily soak out) and a tiny mark in the glaze on the top left which is very insignificant. 
 
Grade :  9.5        Estimate:   £60-80     Reserve:     £40  
 
 
 
15 £ 100
 


Pot Lid: 'Foreign & Colonial Drug Co., London' '


Description:  This impressive lid has a red underglaze background and excellent quality print (with just some slight transfer-miss on the 'E' of Areca) and carries a small shield in the centre as their trade mark. Most of the gold band still intact.  

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (although the base has a dotted foot and the lid wobbles slightly) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***  

Era:  1880-1890's  

Square:  88 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Very good. Just a small (3mm) shallow flake on the back edge (which is difficult to see at first) and a tiny microscopic fleabite (barely visible) also on the outside edge and apart from some very insignificant crazing on the underside and some light rust on the face edge (which looks like it will easily soak out) and is otherwise excellent.  
 
Grade :  8.5        Estimate:   £120-150     Reserve:     £80  
 
 
14 £ 245
 


Pot Lid: 'Wheeler's Corn Salve' 


Description:  This small lid from Capetown, South Africa is the slightly smaller variation (please see lot #28) and is one of a very few lids that actually have any kind of print on the reverse. This one has the directions for use. very good quality print. 

*** NO BASE ***  

Era:  1910-20's  

Diameter:  47 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Excellent/Near Mint No damage whatsoever, just some rust crazing on the side rim, otherwise mint.  
 
Grade :  9.5        Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:     £30  
 
 
0 £ 20 *
 


Pot Lid: 'Dental supply Co., London' 


Description:  This stunning lid features a great picture of a rose and comes with a lovely pink underglaze background. Original gold band intact. Beaded border. Excellent quality print. Rarely found without some sort of damage (usually the one/some of the beads missing). A rare opportunity 

*** The base is not the original (despite having the Dental Supply Co print) however it is a good match (although the lid wobbles slightly) so is included with the lid for free ***   

Era: 1880-90's  

Diameter:  89 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Excellent/Near Mint  Just a miniscule pinhead fleabite on the very back rim (barely visible) and some tint flecks of green colouration (in-manufacture and very insignificant) on the back rim also, but nothing at all to detract and is otherwise mint.  

 
Grade :  9.5        Estimate:   £200-300+     Reserve:     £200  
 
 
13 £ 373
 


Pot Lid: 'Dangerous Ice' 

Description:  This small prattware lid features a wintery scene where a boy slips over on ice. Beaded border with Prattware alignment dots at 9 and 3 o'clock. 

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (although not the same shade) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***

 
Era:  1860-70's  

Diameter:  76 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Very Good.  Just a couple of tiny flakes/fleabites on the very back rim edge and some overall light discolouration (only on the back and sides and probably from fatty contents) otherwise excellent. 
 
Grade :  8.8        Estimate:   £30-40     Reserve:     N/R  
 
 
7 £ 45
 

 

 Pot Lid: 'Two Bruins'  

Description:  This fabulous lid features 2 bears in their natural habitat and would have held bears graese for the hair. Fine print and not so often seen without damage.  

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (although not the same shade) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  ***

** ANOTHER ITEM FROM THE FABULOUS COLLECTION OF AL & ETHLEEN LASTOVICA.... THE REST EXCUSIVELY CONSIGNED TO AA AUCTIONS LTD AND WILL FOLLOW IN THE NEXT FEW AUCTIONS! **  

Era:  1860-70's  

Diameter:  66 mm  

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Excellent/Near Mint. Superb undamaged condition with just some overall light crazing on the underside only. 
 
Grade :  9.6        Estimate:   £100-150     Reserve:     £80  
 
 
9 £ 156
 


Pot Lid: 'Roberts & Co., London'  

Description:  This appealing rectangular lid retains all its original gold band and has both the company's French & English addresses listed. Excellent quality print and not so often seen without damage. This one comes with the original base (where you can see remnants of the original toothpaste)  

*** Comes with the original base *** 

 
Era:  1890-1910's  

Dimensions:  90 mm  x 58mm

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Very good/Excellent. Just the tiniest of hairlines in the side (barely visible and not seen on display anyway) and 2 minute fleabites on the back rim (barely worth mentioning) otherwise excellent. 
 
Grade :  8.9        Estimate:   £50-80     Reserve:     £40  
 
 
5 £ 55
 

 

Pot Lid: 'Williams Swiss Violet Shaving Cream'   

Description:  This large and very appealing lid is one of the few that incorporate varying colours to such great effect. Lovely floral border and sepia wording.   

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (lid wobbles slightly on top) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  *** 

** ANOTHER ITEM FROM THE FABULOUS COLLECTION OF AL & ETHLEEN LASTOVICA.... THE REST EXCUSIVELY CONSIGNED TO AA AUCTIONS LTD AND WILL FOLLOW IN THE NEXT FEW AUCTIONS! **   

Era:  1890-1900's  

Diameter:  92 mm
 
Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Fair/Good. Apart from a 20mm x 5mm 'V' section on the back rim/side (and resulting small hairlines as per photos) which doesn't show up too much on display, is otherwise very good. 
 
Grade :  6.5        Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:     £30  
 
 
12 £ 75
 

** nb Important changes made to description and condition report (updated 9am March 25th)  **


Pot Lid: 'Apothecaries Hall'    

Description:  This has to be amongst the best of pictorials! (certainly one of the most amusing!) Extremely rare and highly desirable Stamford lid featuring a marching elephant in fine print. Has had restoration but from one of the best in the business.  Don't miss this opportunity!  (apologies, I missed some vital information from the previous description!)

*** The base is not the original and shown for illustration purposes. The lid fits on top of it (a pretty good match) and as an option it can be purchased for an extra £2 if so desired (but will cost more to post for overseas customers) - Please let us know if you would like us to include it  *** 

 
Era:  1870-1880's  

Dimensions:  91 mm x 59 mm
 
Condition (please see detailed photo's):  (amended 25/3) Restored.  Has had the very best high quality professional restoration to the back rim and a section to the right (please see all photos of before and after) and has a minor small round glaze line/s on the face near the bottom (that doesn't go all the way through to the back) - Exceptional restoration job that is up there with one of Simon Bennett's (dare I say even better?!)
 
Grade :  Ungraded        Estimate:   £200-300+     Reserve:     £150  
 
 
11 £ 200
 


Pot Lid: 'Hancock, Bath'     

Description:  This very early small lid from G. Hancock (1 Old Bond Street, Bath) comes in a pale blue base colour and has the swirls and flourishes typical of an early lid. This example pre-dates 1871 when Hancock ceased to operate (but according to a local expert is more likely to be pre-1850's). Especially interesting the mention of 'Nobility and Gentry' !  

*** The base is not the original but the lid fits on top of it (a pretty good match, although different shades) but as it came with it, comes free with the lid  *** 
 
Era:  1840's -1871  

Diameter:  60mm
 
Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Fair/Good.  Has a small (5mm x 2mm) chip on the rim edge at the top and a very feint curved hairline on the side. Otherwise very good indeed.  
 
Grade :  6.9        Estimate:   £150-200     Reserve:     £140  
 
 
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