|Snuff Box with|
Georgiana and Little G
|Duke of Devonshire|
A ruby and diamond bow-shaped brooch with the words “L’amour en fait le lien” (“love binds together”) - £8,500, more than 100 times the pre-sale estimate
An American Silverball Mania pinball machine, valued at about £400 - £1,875
1915 Humber touring car known as the Yellow Peril - £42,500 - ten times its estimate
According to the current duke, “The funds raised have exceeded our expectations and will allow us to accelerate a number of projects at Chatsworth and our other estates, including improvements to buildings, new visitor experiences and green initiatives.”
For more pictures from the sale, click on the Mail Online link above and here.