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Tag: Lyon and Turnbull

A whiff of interest for French designer’s 8K perfume stand

A RARE perfume bottle stand is expected to sell for around £8,000 when it goes under the hammer. The stand was made by acclaimed French...

Rare Burns poems to be sold at auction

A FIRST edition book of Robert Burns poems is to be auctioned next month. The Kilmarnock edition, the 1786 book of the Ayrshire poet’s work,...

Rare mechanical automaton sold for £9,000

A rare working automaton of a black man smoking a cigarette was sold at auction today for £9,125. Valued at £1-1500 the piece made six...

“Golden age” automaton to be auctioned

A RARE working automaton of a black man smoking a cigarette will be sold at auction by Lyon & Turnbull later this month. Valued at...

VIDEO: Unusual exercise horse goes under the hammer

LYON and  Turnbull have uncovered a rare and bizarre mechanical exercise machine in the form of a horse. The only two others known in existence...

Unique Jacobite sword scrap set for auction

By Michael MacLeod A TINY part of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s sword will go on auction next month. A scrap of red felt lining from the...

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