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BARBARA KIRK

AUCTIONS

THE HARBOUR SALEROOM

PENZANCE CORNWALL

Our September auction is a two-day auction& will include a single owner collection of maritime & shipwreck antiques, artefacts & memorabilia...
click HERE to view the fully illustrated catalogue...




 

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A Victorian RNLI silver medal awarded for a Cornish shipwreck rescue...

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A bronze swivel gun recovered from the wreck of HMS Association...

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An early 19thc. Royal Navy ship's bell recovered from a Cornish wrecksite...

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A whales tooth scrimshaw depicting HMS Victory...

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An early 19thc. woolwork of a British man o' war...

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From a number of recovered early bottles in the collection...

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A bronze mortar recovered from the wreck of HMS Association...

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A brass signal gun recoverd from the SS Schiller wrecked 1875 on Scilly...

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An early 19thc. sailor's named & dated bone fid...

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From a number of Cornish shipwreck paintings & photographs...

Barbara awarded The Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Fellowship
 

Barbara being presented with her John Harris Fellowship by Mounts Bay Rotary retiring President John James...

Barbara Kirk became a Paul Harris Fellow of The Rotary International at the annual dinner of the Rotary Club of Mount's Bay in July.

Very rarely given to non-members, the Fellowship was awarded for the assistance by Barbara Kirk Auctions with a large deceased estate donated to the charity.

Barbara & her staff helped with the sorting, appraisal & valuation of the estate & later auctioned the suitable items at her saleroom, The Harbour Saleroom on Penzance harbour wharf.

Barbara has a policy of selling antiques, art jewellery & collectors items donated to local charities free of charges & for 0% commission so the Charity received the full auction sold price.

Some spectacular results have been acheived By Barbara Kirk Auctions in partnership with of local charities... for more information...

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Also part of the collection are unique & rare Cornwall local history related antiques, bygones... also curios & folk art, militaria, coins & tokens etc..to view the fully illustrated catalogue click HERE
 

The architect's original 1890 drawing for the design of a proposed pier at Penzance...

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A rare Tuckingmill Foundry Company medallion...

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An album containing good early 20th century scenes & views of Cornwall...

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Dated early 19thc. Penzance truncheon & St. Austell tipstaff...

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An early 19thc. Cornish tin foundry ingot stamp...

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19thc. Cornish tin miners felt tulls ...

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A scarce Boscean Mine crested dinner plate...

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An album of photographs of the 1962 storm damage to Penzanze Promenade...

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A sliding lid pencil box & other Newlyn Copper...

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A large piece from the petrified forest in Mount's Bay...

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