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Sworders Live Webcast Auction 12 Feb 2019 10:00 GMT

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Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex Delivery available (opens in a new window)

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  • Cambridge Road
  • Stansted Mountfitchet
  • Essex
  • CM24 8GE
  • United Kingdom

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Currency: GBP
Buyer's premium inc. VAT/sales tax: 27.60%
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A SORCERER'S MIRROR,19th century, with an unusual dark red circular plate with graduated mirrored

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A SORCERER'S MIRROR, 19th century, with an unusual dark red circular plate with graduated mirrored convex roundels, within a wooden frame, 19cm di...

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2 FACE MAN,a large mid-20th century fairground-style, folk art, hand-painted canvas, with the

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2 FACE MAN, a large mid-20th century fairground-style, folk art, hand-painted canvas, with the title '2 FACE MAN ALIVE', 300 x 180cm

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A SMALL SORCERER'S MIRROR,19th century, with an unusual dark red circular plate with graduated

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A SMALL SORCERER'S MIRROR, 19th century, with an unusual dark red circular plate with graduated mirrored convex roundels and a mirror on the rever...

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'SWING ALONG',1963, original plexiglass pinball machine, the back glass from an American Gottlieb,

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'SWING ALONG', 1963, original plexiglass pinball machine, the back glass from an American Gottlieb, Chicago pinball machine, artwork by Roy Parker...

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FAIRGROUND LAMPS,1950s or 60s, two impressive brightly painted metal fairground lamps, 52cm high (

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FAIRGROUND LAMPS, 1950s or 60s, two impressive brightly painted metal fairground lamps, 52cm high (2)

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FAIRGROUND HORSE,early 20th century, a carved wooden and polychrome painted fairground carousel

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FAIRGROUND HORSE, early 20th century, a carved wooden and polychrome painted fairground carousel mount in the form of a prancing horse, 137cm long...

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'ABRACADABRA',1975, the original back glass from an American Gottlieb, Chicago pinball machine,

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'ABRACADABRA', 1975, the original back glass from an American Gottlieb, Chicago pinball machine, artwork by Gordon Morison, 50 x 56cm

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MONKEY BAND, ¨modern, a well-presented taxidermy group of three monkeys (Macaca fascicularis)

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MONKEY BAND, ¨ modern, a well-presented taxidermy group of three monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) playing guitars, 60 x 57cm Annex B

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GROWLER DOG,early 20th century, a papier mâché growler dog,48cm wide, 23cm deep, 36cm high

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GROWLER DOG, early 20th century, a papier mâché growler dog, 48cm wide, 23cm deep, 36cm high

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A MAGIC LANTERN EXHIBITION POSTER,early 20th century, an American magic lantern exhibition small

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A MAGIC LANTERN EXHIBITION POSTER, early 20th century, an American magic lantern exhibition small poster or hand bill, together with a ticket for ...

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ROYAL ACORN DAIRY,late Victorian, an impressive and highly detailed taxidermy diorama, with two

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ROYAL ACORN DAIRY, late Victorian, an impressive and highly detailed taxidermy diorama, with two squirrels at the kitchen table baking and a hedge...

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STOATS,late Victorian, a detailed and well-presented John Cooper and Sons taxidermy diorama of two

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STOATS, late Victorian, a detailed and well-presented John Cooper and Sons taxidermy diorama of two stoats, with one of the stoats killing a rabbi...

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SQUIRRELS DRINKING,late Victorian, a taxidermy diorama of two squirrels drinking,48 x 28cm

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SQUIRRELS DRINKING, late Victorian, a taxidermy diorama of two squirrels drinking, 48 x 28cm

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A WOODEN CAROUSEL FIGHTING BULLearly 20th century, French, with carved ornamental saddle, sword

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A WOODEN CAROUSEL FIGHTING BULL early 20th century, French, with carved ornamental saddle, sword and banderillas, 120cm long, 69cm high

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A FRENCH FAIRGROUND SWINGBOATc.1930s, painted wood with metal fittings, with 'S.S. France' painted

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A FRENCH FAIRGROUND SWINGBOAT c.1930s, painted wood with metal fittings, with 'S.S. France' painted on the side, 140cm long

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GIPSY HARRIET LEE,three painted wooden fairground sandwich boards relating to Harriet Lee,

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GIPSY HARRIET LEE, three painted wooden fairground sandwich boards relating to Harriet Lee, granddaughter of Nancy Lee, 'She told the future to Fr...

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A FAIRGROUND MIRROR,a large vintage 'house of mirrors' fairground convex distorting mirror, with

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A FAIRGROUND MIRROR, a large vintage 'house of mirrors' fairground convex distorting mirror, with wood surround, 68cm wide, 12cm deep, 193cm high

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A FAIRGROUND MIRROR,a large vintage 'house of mirrors' fairground convex distorting mirror, with

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A FAIRGROUND MIRROR, a large vintage 'house of mirrors' fairground convex distorting mirror, with wood surround, 68cm wide, 12cm deep, 193cm high

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A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL,of bow form, painted with a fairground scene, indistinctly signed, the

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A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL, of bow form, painted with a fairground scene, indistinctly signed, the back rail fitted with light fittings, 155cm wi...

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A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN-STYLE ART DECO FAIRGROUND PILLARS,c.1936, British, the carved wooden capitals

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A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN-STYLE ART DECO FAIRGROUND PILLARS, c.1936, British, the carved wooden capitals made by Lakins, the fairground scenery-makers, o...

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A CLOWN HEAD AND BOOTSlate 20th century, a large, fibreglass, brightly coloured, clown head mask and

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A CLOWN HEAD AND BOOTS late 20th century, a large, fibreglass, brightly coloured, clown head mask and comedy green boots, head 40cm wide, 48cm hig...

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FOUR AMERICAN FAIRGROUND ANIMAL SCENERY PANELS,c.1950, possibly from the musical Carousel, painted

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FOUR AMERICAN FAIRGROUND ANIMAL SCENERY PANELS, c.1950, possibly from the musical Carousel, painted wood in the form of an ostrich, turkey, pig an...

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*HÉLÈNE DETROYAT (French, 1899-1951)A BEARDED LADY HOLDING AN OSTRICH FEATHERSigned and dated '32'

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*HÉLÈNE DETROYAT (French, 1899-1951) A BEARDED LADY HOLDING AN OSTRICH FEATHER Signed and dated '32' l.l., oil on canvas 116.3 x 81.3cm Bearded l...

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THE MOST DARING DANGEROUS DANCE EVER PERFORMED,a 1940s poster for the famous and sensational

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THE MOST DARING DANGEROUS DANCE EVER PERFORMED, a 1940s poster for the famous and sensational Marqueez and 'Her internationally famous Temptation ...

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SKULLS AND SKELETONS,a film prop relief wall panel with skulls and skeletal remains, foam and

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SKULLS AND SKELETONS, a film prop relief wall panel with skulls and skeletal remains, foam and latex rubber on a wooden backing board, 122cm wide,...

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A FRENCH GRAND ETTEILLA TAROT READER'S DECKearly 20th century, French, a set of tarot cards numbered

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A FRENCH GRAND ETTEILLA TAROT READER'S DECK early 20th century, French, a set of tarot cards numbered 1-78 with two blank cards (80)

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FRENCH SCHOOLMONEY UP FRONT20th century, oil on canvas60 x 51cm

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FRENCH SCHOOL MONEY UP FRONT 20th century, oil on canvas 60 x 51cm

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A FRENCH ENAMEL COCA-COLA SIGN,'Buvez Coca-Cola, Marque Reposée',43.5 x 145cm, anda reproduction

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A FRENCH ENAMEL COCA-COLA SIGN, 'Buvez Coca-Cola, Marque Reposée', 43.5 x 145cm, and a reproduction Coca-Cola plastic button sign, 89.5cm diameter...

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A MILLS' ONE-ARMED BANDIT, an American Mills' 'Special Award 777' one-armed bandit fruit machine

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A MILLS' ONE-ARMED BANDIT, an American Mills' 'Special Award 777' one-armed bandit fruit machine from an amusement arcade, 66cm high

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A MONUMENTAL SIZE 'GAME OF THRONES' NEEDLEWORK AND EMBROIDERY PANEL,2016, a monumental size

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A MONUMENTAL SIZE 'GAME OF THRONES' NEEDLEWORK AND EMBROIDERY PANEL, 2016, a monumental size embroidery panel of a scene from the hit show Game of...

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A FILM STUDIO 'KLIEG'-STYLE ARC LAMP,c.1930-1950, made by British company, Strand, with original

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A FILM STUDIO 'KLIEG'-STYLE ARC LAMP, c.1930-1950, made by British company, Strand, with original rolling tripod stand, with wing flaps, lens by F...

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AN 'EALING STUDIOS' FLAG,1960s/1970s, a large cotton flag with stitched 'Ealing Studios' name and

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AN 'EALING STUDIOS' FLAG, 1960s/1970s, a large cotton flag with stitched 'Ealing Studios' name and stylised tree design in black and white, 125 x ...

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'WESTWORLD',1973, an MGM presentation, a British quad film movie poster of the film starring Yul

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'WESTWORLD', 1973, an MGM presentation, a British quad film movie poster of the film starring Yul Brynner and Richard Benjamin, 76 x 102cm 'Where...

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*MACIEK PIOTROWSKI (1907-1992)THE TRIPLE ECHO 1972, original artwork for the quad film poster for '

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*MACIEK PIOTROWSKI (1907-1992) THE TRIPLE ECHO 1972, original artwork for the quad film poster for 'The Triple Echo' starring Glenda Jackson and ...

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DYLAN1966 American music poster designed by Milton Glaser, published by CBS records,84 x 56cmAfter

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DYLAN 1966 American music poster designed by Milton Glaser, published by CBS records, 84 x 56cm After suffering serious injuries in a motorcycle ...

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GENESIS AT THE BIRMINGHAM ROLLER RINK,1971, a Blaxploitation music poster for Genesis, Skin Alley

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GENESIS AT THE BIRMINGHAM ROLLER RINK, 1971, a Blaxploitation music poster for Genesis, Skin Alley and Steamhammer at the Birmingham roller rink, ...

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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD AND MALCOLM MCLAREN,a Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren 'Devil' white linen

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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD AND MALCOLM MCLAREN, a Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren 'Devil' white linen vest top, with a printed design of a stylised d...

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JOHN GALLIANO,an original John Galliano grey gaberdine dress, Autumn-Winter 1987-88, with John

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JOHN GALLIANO, an original John Galliano grey gaberdine dress, Autumn-Winter 1987-88, with John Galliano label, size 10, asymmetric neckline with ...

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OPERA,Royal Opera House costumes, ephemera, programmes, etc., autographed photographs, including Sir

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OPERA, Royal Opera House costumes, ephemera, programmes, etc., autographed photographs, including Sir Frederick Ashton, Ninette de Valois, gala pr...

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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD AND MALCOLM MCLAREN,a Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren white linen shirt,

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VIVIENNE WESTWOOD AND MALCOLM MCLAREN, a Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren white linen shirt, large collar, button-up front, with original Wor...

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MICHAEL JACKSON,a Michael Jackson stage outfit from the 'Dangerous' Tour, 1992-1993, a labelled

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MICHAEL JACKSON, a Michael Jackson stage outfit from the 'Dangerous' Tour, 1992-1993, a labelled Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush jumpsuit, a helm...

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GEORGE MICHAEL,a Chris Ruocco pirate print shirt, worn by George Michael in Wham’s American Tour

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GEORGE MICHAEL, a Chris Ruocco pirate print shirt, worn by George Michael in Wham’s American Tour in 1985, labelled 'Tailored by Chris Ruocco' T...

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EVE ARNOLD (American, 1912-2012)MARILYN MONROEA large giclée print, numbered 237 of 495, published

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EVE ARNOLD (American, 1912-2012) MARILYN MONROE A large giclée print, numbered 237 of 495, published by Washington Green Fine Art and Magnum photo...

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A SET OF BONGO DRUMS,1940s-1950s, from Southern France, but possibly of Cuban origin, painted wood

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A SET OF BONGO DRUMS, 1940s-1950s, from Southern France, but possibly of Cuban origin, painted wood with animal hide drum tops, the two larger dru...

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MILES DAVIS (American, 1926-1991)JOSEPHINE BAKERScreenprint in colours, numbered 176/300 in

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MILES DAVIS (American, 1926-1991) JOSEPHINE BAKER Screenprint in colours, numbered 176/300 in pencil, with artist's blindstamp, on wove paper, wit...

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A WAX BUST OF CHARLES BOYER,c.1938, French, the bust or mannequin head is modelled on the French

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A WAX BUST OF CHARLES BOYER, c.1938, French, the bust or mannequin head is modelled on the French film star, Charles Boyer, signed on reverse 'La...

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ELVIS PRESLEY,1960s, a waxwork museum head of a young Elvis Presley, mounted in a glass case,case 44

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ELVIS PRESLEY, 1960s, a waxwork museum head of a young Elvis Presley, mounted in a glass case, case 44 x 29cm

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ELVIS PRESLEY,1960s, a waxwork museum head of an older Elvis Presley, mounted in a glass case,case

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ELVIS PRESLEY, 1960s, a waxwork museum head of an older Elvis Presley, mounted in a glass case, case 44 x 29cm

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HELEN SHAPIRO,1960s, a waxwork museum head of singer Helen Shapiro, mounted in a glass case,case

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HELEN SHAPIRO, 1960s, a waxwork museum head of singer Helen Shapiro, mounted in a glass case, case 44 x 33cm

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KATE BUSH,2005, an Ambrose Chapel taxidermy duck, modelled as Kate Bush, mounted in a glass case,

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KATE BUSH, 2005, an Ambrose Chapel taxidermy duck, modelled as Kate Bush, mounted in a glass case, case 50cm long

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JERRY LEE LEWIS,2005, an Ambrose Chapel taxidermy cockerel, modelled as Jerry Lee Lewis playing

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JERRY LEE LEWIS, 2005, an Ambrose Chapel taxidermy cockerel, modelled as Jerry Lee Lewis playing the piano, mounted in a glass case, case 82cm long

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LOTS 53-56The following four lots are from British satirical television puppet show, 'Spitting

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LOTS 53-56 The following four lots are from British satirical television puppet show, 'Spitting Image'. One of the most watched shows of the 1980...

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ROBERT MUGABE,1980/90s, an original Spitting Image puppet head of Robert Mugabe, mounted in a

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ROBERT MUGABE, 1980/90s, an original Spitting Image puppet head of Robert Mugabe, mounted in a glass case, case 47 x 19cm

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KANGAROO HEAD,1980/90s, an original Spitting Image puppet head of a comical kangaroo with paws,

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KANGAROO HEAD, 1980/90s, an original Spitting Image puppet head of a comical kangaroo with paws, mounted in a glass case, case 56 x 40cm

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TURTLE HEAD,1980/90s, an original Spitting Image puppet head of a comical turtle head with flippers,

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TURTLE HEAD, 1980/90s, an original Spitting Image puppet head of a comical turtle head with flippers, mounted in a glass case, case 49 x 35cm

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LOTS 57-61The following five photographs were taken by David Bailey backstage at the iconic Live Aid

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LOTS 57-61 The following five photographs were taken by David Bailey backstage at the iconic Live Aid concert during the summer of 1985, for a ben...

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938)GEORGE MICHAEL, LIVE AID, 13 JULY 1985Gelatin silver print, printed 1985,

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938) GEORGE MICHAEL, LIVE AID, 13 JULY 1985 Gelatin silver print, printed 1985, signed in pen by David Bailey and also signed on...

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938)SPANDAU BALLET, LIVE AID, 13 JULY 1985Gelatin silver print, printed 1985,

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938) SPANDAU BALLET, LIVE AID, 13 JULY 1985 Gelatin silver print, printed 1985, signed in pen by David Bailey, and also signed o...

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938)STATUS QUO, LIVE AID 13TH JULY 1985Gelatin silver print, printed 1985,

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938) STATUS QUO, LIVE AID 13TH JULY 1985 Gelatin silver print, printed 1985, signed in pen by David Bailey, and also signed on ...

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938)U2, LIVE AID, 13 JULY 1985Gelatin silver print, printed 1985, signed on

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938) U2, LIVE AID, 13 JULY 1985 Gelatin silver print, printed 1985, signed on reverse by David Bailey in pencil initials DB 85 3...

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