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The catalogue for Mealy's forthcoming three-day sale is peppered with three words that grab a collector's attention: unique' and very rare'.

19th October, 2014
A Sheffield sliver-plated soup tureen (€150-€250).

The catalogue for Mealy’s forthcoming three-day sale is peppered with three words that grab a collector’s attention: ‘unique’ and ‘very rare’.

Dominating the sale are close to 200 lots from the collection of the McGrath family whose most distinguished member was Joseph McGrath Senior (1887-1966), TD for Sinn Féin.

As one of Michael Collins’ personal staff he wrote a strongly worded letter in red ink, warning...

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