Historic sale spanning 2,500 years of history at Whyte’s

Some 500 lots spanning 2,500 years are on offer at Whyte’s forthcoming History and Literature sale. First up is a large bronze Celtic torc, the must have piece of jewellery for both men and women circa 500 BC. Measuring 36 centimetres in length, this

7th March, 2009

Some 500 lots spanning 2,500 years are on offer at Whyte’s forthcoming History and Literature sale. First up is a large bronze Celtic torc, the must have piece of jewellery for both men and women circa 500 BC. Measuring 36 centimetres in length, this example was found in France and has an affordable estimate of €500-€700.

Leading the sale is a Webley revolver taken from Michael Collins’s car after his death and catalogued as ‘‘probably...

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