9 May 2015

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500BC to 500AD Iron Age. Irish stone head.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 1

Reserve: €3000

  • Granite, angled break at the base along one side. Height: 255mm; width: 120mm; depth: 170mm; weight: 8.78kg.Irregular, upright stone with flat base. The surface has rough overall texture, apart from the detail of the head/face and a tapered raised feature at the front, directly below the head. The back of the stone is curved. The outline of the head is smooth, projecting at an upward angle from the body of the stone.

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15th or 16th century illuminated manuscript page  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 2

Reserve: €400


Map of Dublin after John Speed.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 3

Reserve: €100


1778 to 1972 small collection of Irish newspapers of historical interest.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 10

Reserve: €100

  • Includes Belfast Newsletter 6 January 1778 and 10 July 1789 with news of American and French Revolutions, Daily Express Dublin 1901 Queen Vicrtoria's Death, The Irish Citizen 1918, An Phoblacht 1932 etc. (15)

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1794-1809. Maps of Britain, France, Italy, India and Siam  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 48

Reserve: €150

  • Collection comprises: Map of area of Scotland around Renfrew & Argyle and of South Britain - England & Wales by J. Cary June 1794 & July, 1809 respectively; Southern India & Ceylon late 18th/early 19th century by Bonne; Two maps of Italy: An engraved 18th century uncoloured map by Bonne a 19th century map of Italy by Bellier of Paris; A small 18th century map of the Bay of Tonkin. Mainly hand coloured. Various sizes. (6)

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1766-1811.Tartary, China, Japan. Hand Coloured Maps.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 49

Reserve: €250

  • Collection of three French maps: (1) Grande Tartare et Isle du Japon by Louis Brion & published by Desnos, Paris (1766); (2) Tartarie Independante by Bonne. Not coloured. (1788); (3) Siberie Partie de L'Empire du Japon by Delamarche, Hand coloured (1811)

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1785-1827. Russia & Poland. A collection of 5 Hand Coloured Maps.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 50

Reserve: €300

  • This collection of French produced maps comprises: (1) East Poland & Russia by Clovet. It has text on either side and is double folio size. (1785); (2) A. Brue. Western Russia & Eastern Poland (1827); (3/5) 3 maps by Delamarche two in 1812 & one in 1824 of European Russia. All hand coloured. (5)

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1766-1786. A collection of 7 Eighteenth Century Hand Coloured Maps of Poland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 51

Reserve: €250

  • This collection of French produced maps comprises: (1) Large double folio size map of Poland with text in French on each side. Undated; (2/3) 1766 & 1786 maps by Brion and Bonne respectively; (4/7) 4 smaller maps two by De Vaugondy and 2others, one by Chez Lattre, Paris (1791). Various sizes. (7)

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19th Century. Collection of Hand Coloured Maps of Central Europe.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 52

Reserve: €200


1806-1846. Spain & Portugal: A Collection of Hand Coloured Maps  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 53

Reserve: €250

  • Various sizes. the two smaller ones have English text by Brightly & Kennersly and T. Jeffreys circa 1806/7. The three large maps from Royaumes d'Espagne et de Portugal by Bonne are engraved by Gaspard Andre and a Physical & Political map by L. Dussieux,1846. Of the 4 maps by Delamarche two are dated 1833 & 1836. (9)

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1818, A Fourteen Shilling Freeholder Certificate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 62

Reserve: €80


1838. Dublin & Kingstown Railway Railway Loan.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 69

Reserve: €80


1842 (1 June) House of Commons and House of Lords addresses signed by members of parliament  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 70

Reserve: €200

  • A remarkable set of signatures of members of the House of Commons and House of Lords in 1842. Purportedly signed following the Queen Victoria assassination attempt in May 1842 (see lot 98). Includes the signature of Daniel O'Connell (as Lord Mayor of Dublin) above those of his sons Maurice and John O'Connell.

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1860s and 1870s Ten photographic prints attributed to William H. Baker and John Burke  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 86

Reserve: €300


Circa 1880. Original albumen photographs of Sudan and England.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 87

Reserve: €400


1893 Poster for Public Auction of An Important House and Lands at Newcastle, Co. Westmeath.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 106

Reserve: €100


Anon. In the Press. Will Shortly Be Published:- The Adventures Of TANRANG the Fiddler!! by an Idiot.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 108

Reserve: €100

  • Cusack & Cleugh Printers. Spoof advertisement printed on silk : Various Odes on Various Persons;- Anonymous. The Programmeof Signor Martino Cherovini's Last performance before leaving for Ballynabollaghlaght........... Signor Appap Gaetano...........lately returned from Ballyhooriskey near Carrownaganagh, Co. Donegal .............One of the Partners having just been appointed PRINTER PASCHA to the OTTOMAN EMPIRE is retiring..........will shortly sell by auction, One AZTEC'S SKULL, (with hair, &c complete;) to defray travelling expenses. Rare printer's advertising sample with probable Donegal connections."

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1887, Royal Irish Constabulary trophy  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 110

Reserve: €300

  • A Victorian Britannia-Metal pint tankard, by Walker and Hall, engraved: R.I.C. - District of Cork North - Annual Ball Practice. 1887 - Highest Score - Constable John Stack, 43494"."

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19th century Galway, Royal Irish Constabulary  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 112

Reserve: €100

  • A photograph by Molloy, Portumna of Constable Jack Hollywood in parade uniform. Head Constable Laurence Hollywood is recorded at R.I.C. Headquarters Galway East-Riding, Ballinasloe R.I.C Barracks, in 1846.

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Waterford City Deputy Lord Lieutenant's dress and service uniforms of Claude Anson  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 118

Reserve: €1500

  • The 1908 pattern dress uniform comprising a bicorn hat; a coatee with silver bullion shamrocks to collar and cuffs; dress trousers with shamrock lace stripe; a pair of silver bullion epaulettes with shamrock insignia in original tin; a shamrock lace covered sword belt; also a khaki field service tunic; service leather sam browne; and a cap with shamrock badge and silver bullion to the peak; mostly contained in a tin trunk. Together with a note reputed to have been in the pocket of the service tunic referring to recruiting for the trenches.

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County of Louth, Election Notice poster  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 123

Reserve: €100


1914 The Scrap of Paper", Recruiting poster."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 128

Reserve: €200


Victoria Cross recipient Neville Bowes Elliott-Cooper VC DSO MC - his silver trophy.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 140

Reserve: €300

  • Eton College House Sports Trophy, inscribed with winners from 1901 incluiding NB Elliott Cooper" in 1907. Apparently given to King Edward Grammar School in 1947 by Air Commodore Harald Peake, who won it in 1913, 1916 and 1917. Hallmarked for London, 1789."

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1930s Royal Engineers Officer's dress cap.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 149

Reserve: €70


UVF fork, South Irish Horse button etc.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 154

Reserve: €70

  • A miscellaneous lot including a Dublin University Officer's Training Corps cuff button; a silver-plated fiddle pattern fork, stamped UVF - CH - Staff"; a cloth 'Eire' shoulder flash; etc. (7)"

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Scottish & Canadian regiments, helmet plates and badges  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 158

Reserve: €150

  • The Royal Scots and King's Own Scottish Borderers helmet plates, six Scottish regimental badges including Perth Highland Rifle Volunteers, London Scottish, The Black Watch etc; and eleven Canadian regimental badges including Royal New Brunswick Regiment, Princess Louise Dragoon Guards, Royal Canadian Hussars etc.; also King's Own and Norfolk Regiment badges and two parachute badges. (23) Some copies.

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A collection of various regimental badges, Irish regiments British Army  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 159

Reserve: €150


British Army Chaplains' badges  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 160

Reserve: €100


1914-1918 World War I collection of photographic cigarette cards.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 165

Reserve: €150

  • Susini Cigarettes (Cuba) very good photographic images of scenes from the war, including Blessing of an Irish Regiment, also part of a geographical series including a few Irish scenes. Rare. (93).

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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 19.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 166

Reserve: €100

  • Parts 23, The Royal Irish Regiment; 67, The Royal Irish Rifles; 71, The Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians); and 72, The Royal Munster Fusiliers. 1921 HM Stationery Office. Reprinted Picton Publishing. Together with photocopied DCM citations by regiment etc. Also Dr Louis O'Brien, A History of the Pearse Battalion, 1946-1959.

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Bingham Kersteman, Lt. Colonel J. and Canning, Captain Albert,  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 167

Reserve: €200

  • Record of the Formation Service, Marches, &c., of the Royal Meath Regiment. (5th Battalion Leinster Regiment, Royal Canadians. 1902, London. 44pp. Red cloth gilt embossed. Dedicated to the fly-leaf in black pen to Lady Stanley - from Chas Pepper - 13 August 1903.

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1914-18 medals including Bulgaria Order of St. Alexander, German Iron Cross and others.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 174

Reserve: €150


1914 - 1921 Irish Volunteers, family archive  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 179

Reserve: €500

  • An archive of photographs and documents relating to brothers James (1881-1956) and Michael (1879-1949) Lynch, including photographs, by A. H. Poole & Co., of James Lynch with NCO's 1st Battalion, Waterford Brigade, Irish Volunteers and Michael Lynch with the officers of the1st Battalion; an Irish Volunteers membership card for James Lynch; a request from Waterford Brigade for a contribution for arms and equipment, with accompanying receipt for 15/-. (11)

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1916 Bolands Mills Quartermaster Sergeant: An important group of medals, awards and archive material  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 181

Reserve: €10000

  • 1916 Rising Medal, 1917-21 Service Medal with Comhrac bar and 1966 Survivors Medal, to Quartermaster Sergeant Bernard McCarthy, together with a silver gilt Sword of Light (Claoimh Solais) badge, presented to Sergeant McCarthy by Bolands Limited on 15 April 1966. Also a folder of documents including McCarthy's 1916 Frongoch internment order and correspondence relating to his pension application and 1966 anniversary events; his rosary beads and two bullets.

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1916 Rising, Enniscorthy: an important group of medals  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 182

Reserve: €7000

  • A group of four to Michael Sutton, comprising a 1916 Rising Medal, 1917-21 Service Medal, a 1966 Survivors Medal and a 1971 Truce Anniversary Medal; also his 1916 Veteran's card, Irish Volunteer's belt, a prison made hat, his Sinn Fein Rebellion Handbook inscribed to the cover with his name and his name marked in the text, his Irish National Foresters membership certificate and a photographic portrait of Michael Sutton in Irish Volunteers uniform printed on canvas. A very rare group from one of the few places outside Dublin that the Rising was effected.

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1916 - 1918 Permits to travel  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 196

Reserve: €200


18 October 1916 Prison Commission, Home Office letter  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 198

Reserve: €150

  • Manucscript on Prison Commission, Whitehall notepaper. To Florrie Kane refusing her offer to provide plum puddings for [Republican] prisoners in British jails, but reassuring her that, on Christmas Day all get a special dinner in which plum pudding is included"; together with a photograph of Florrie Kane."

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1916-23. An extremely important archive of restored film including the 1916 Rising, 1919-21 War of Independence and Civil War.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 200

Reserve: €150000

  • 12 cans of safety film, and one of nitrate, with 360 minutes of footage by various freelance cameramen, commissioned at the time by Jacob Baum, a Dublin based film distributor; some of it sold to newsreel companies, much of it unpublished. Some of the featured items are 1916 Rising Aftermath, Shooting in Marlborough Street, Funeral of Thomas Ashe, burning of towns and villages and destruction of creameries and businesses by the Auxiliaries (“Black and Tans”) during the War of Independence, Aftermath of Bloody Sunday, Croke Park, the killing of Seán Treacy in Talbot Street, sectarian murders and burnings in Belfast and Derry in the 1920s, 1922 Elections including Michael Collins in Cork, Civil War footage including the siege of the Four Courts, funeral of Michael Collins and much much more. Some later film includes the 1963 Visit of President John F. Kennedy. A DVD has been made of the entire and accompanies the lot, and it will be played during the viewing of this sale. A unique opportunity to acquire what must be one of the most interesting and important archives of historic Irish film inside or outside of institutional collections. A detailed list of the contents of each reel is available on request.

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1917. Thomas Ashe In Memoriam card.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 215

Reserve: €80


1916 - 1966 Bolands Bakery Anniversary Commemoration Souvenier Brochure, signed by Eamon de Valera.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 219

Reserve: €200

  • A signed copy of the brochure presented to Bernard McCarthy, 'D' Coy., Boland's Garrison. Signed to the inside front cover in black ink 'Eamon de Valera' and dated 1966. Accompanied by a letter from Bolands, 27 July 1967.

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1916 Rising 75th Anniversary, The Provisional Government by Robert Ballagh  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 223

Reserve: €500


An archive of documents, medals and insignia relating to John Thomas Penrose, veteran of The Irish and Spanish Civil Wars  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 226

Reserve: €1000

  • A 1919 -1921 War of Independence medal, a 1971 Truce medal, the pair awarded to Penrose; an enamel lapel badge in the brigade colours of The International Brigade and inscribed '1936 - Madrid - 1938'; an International Brigade travel pass dated 20 Sept 1937 to 21 Oct 1937; letters and documents relating to Cathal Brugha & two volumes: Michael O'Riordan, 'Connolly Column' and Tomas O'Dochartaigh, 'Cathal Brugha, a shaol is a threithe'.

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1919-21 West Limerick Brigade IRA, Brigade Tactical Map.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 238

Reserve: €500

  • A half-inch to one mile, 1913 Ordnance Survey Road Map of Limerick, Ennis & Listowel marked in red and black ink with Battalion boundries, Company boundries, Company HQ's, ambush positions. Hand written key inscribed to bottom left hand corner and headed Index". Inscribed "West Limerick" in pencil to front cover and "Brigade Coy Maps" in pencil to back cover."

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1921, Labour Parties' Reports.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 247

Reserve: €100

  • Report of the Labour Commission to Ireland. The Labour Party (UK), Caledonian Press Ltd., London., 1921; and Who Burnt Cork City?. The Irish Labour Party and Trade Union Congress, Dublin, 1921. Bound together in one volume.

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1921 Kilkenny, Memorial poster for Irish Volunteers  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 248

Reserve: €100

  • A photographic poster in memory of Captain Thomas Hennessy and Section Commander Michael Dermody of Three Castles, Co. Kilkenny. They were killed in action in a shoot-out with Crown forces in Friary Street, Kilkenny City, 21 February, 1921.

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1922 (18 April) Major General Sean McKeon guarding a meeting in Ennis  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 255

Reserve: €100

  • A contemporary photographic print showing Maj. Gen. McKeon, with revolver drawn, stationed at a window overlooking a meeting in Ennis addressed by President Arthur Griffith, dated 18 april, 1922.

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October - November 1922, Oglaigh na h-Eireann, written orders on Head quarters, First Battalion, Dublin City Brigade notepaper.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 261

Reserve: €200

  • Six hand-written communications, on Battalion Headquarters note paper, each signed P ua B Adjt I"; together with two official bulletins, Oglaigh na h-Eireann, Field General Headquarters, 1922. (8)"

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1922 - 1945 A collection of political documents and pamphlets.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 262

Reserve: €300

  • An interesting and diverse collection including an 8-page, handwritten election speech, dated Sept 7, 1927 and titled Government by Panic and Propaganda"; a hand written welcome speech in German including "Vir wollen Hitler - dein Fuhrer hier" and "Heil! Heil!"; a Dundee Father Griffin Cumann Sinn Fein membership card; a 1920s Fine Gaedeal booklet; three anti de Valera leaflets etc. (20)"

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1924. Irish Free State Army Football Team.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 267

Reserve: €100


Presidents Cosgrave and de Valera photographs  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 9 May 2015 / 283

Reserve: €200

  • A collection of sixteen contemporary photographic prints of William Cosgrave and Eamon de Valera, mainly capturing the men in their role as President; together with a memorial card for de Valera. Mainly

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