Napoleon’s hair, Jagger’s portrait, Pearse’s lament

Whyte’s forthcoming sale offers a veritable cabinet of curiosities

8th May, 2016
No going back: cancelled train tickets from Easter Monday 1916 (€250-€300)

Whyte’s forthcoming sale offers a veritable cabinet of curiosities: a strand of hair from the head of Napoleon (€150-€200), a lithographic print of Ronnie Wood’s portrait of Mick Jagger (€1,500-€2,000), an Indian Motorcycles dealership clock from the legendary premises of Roberts Bridge Classic American Motorcycles in Sussex (€300-€500), and an Irish philately collection crammed with rarities (€3,000-€4,000).

Two 20th-century medals of historic importance...

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