The July auction is another “must view”. From various estates and private vendors: a small singing bird automaton, miniatures, taxidermy, militaria, cased 19thC Tranter revolver, Pacific, African & Maori artefacts, N.Z. historic items, Jane Brenkley, N.Z. pottery, Crown Lynn, Luke Adams, Len Castle & Keith Murray, Waterford glasses, Tudric pewter. The Oriental section has a special collection from a New Zealand. judge based in Hong Kong for 30 years together with superb Chinese and Japanese pieces. The jewellery starts the second session with a fine offering of NZ colonial, gold coins, chains, bracelets & earrings, diamond, emerald, ruby, sapphire rings, necklaces, tennis bracelets & earrings. Wristwatches include Rolex, Omega & Cartier. Collector’s silver, N.Z. silver medals. Good Persian rugs, kilims & saddlebags. The furniture includes Georgian, Victorian & N.Z., chests, dining tables & chairs, oak coffers, Black Forest carved hallstand, garden statuary and pots. A very good art section includes works from Alan Taylor, Otis Frizzell, Perrett, Aston Greathead, a stunning Adele Younghusband nude, five historic N.Z. litho’s by Major Frederick Rice Stack, an impressive oil from Raffaele Zeloni and a Georgian naïve oil plus works from other national and international artists & so much more.