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Gentlemen prefer billiard balls made from mammoth ivory

25th January, 2015
1948 Wurlitzer-type jukebox (€10,000 - €15,000)

Eclectic is the word for Bonham’s Gentleman’s Library sale where, apart from fine furniture and objets d’art, lots include 18 billiard balls made from prehistoric mammoth ivory (€1,000-€1,500), a 1948 Wurlitzer-type jukebox (€10,000-€15,000) and a chunk of the first transatlantic cable laid in 1858 to link Valencia Island to Newfoundland (€500-€800).

Small is beautiful when it’s a vintage tinplate automobile, and the sale has several gems:...

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