Put up your jukes at the Gentleman's Library

Novelty silver is one of the few investments that raises a smile.

26th January, 2014
A gold keg (€610-€970).

Novelty silver is one of the few investments that raises a smile. It was true in the 18th century, and it is still true today - Theo Fennell's sterling silver Heinz Tomato Ketchup sleeve has been a bestseller since it first appeared 30 years ago. The Gentleman's Library sale in London this week offers some good antique examples such as an 1891 silver golf club toast rack, to be sold with a novelty retractable pencil...

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