Fine Arts

Guinness clock could be good for you at collectables auction

Bespoke clock, magnificent shop counter and old Texaco petrol pump among the interesting lots at Victor Mee auction

Lot 263 Guinness Clock Estimate €500-800

Victor Mee presents an enticing collectables and memorabilia sale on May 30 and 31. Rare and fascinating pieces on offer include Lot 165: Donovan’s Meal sign, which dates from around 1900. John Donovan originally opened a hardware shop in Tralee in 1795 and continued to expand through the 1800s, He was the first to import timber from the US to Ireland and owned a number of ships, including the Jeanie Johnston, a famine ship ...