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Have some lovely planters in the sale on Wednesday 9th May, some planted up with primroses and primula.

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A World War II DSC group of five medals and numerous related papers and photographs.

The group comprises Distinguished Service Cross engraved 1943, The 1939-1945 Star, The Atlantic Star with France and Germany Clasp, The Pacific Star, and War Medal 1939-1945 with Mentioned in Despatches oak leaf, with corresponding set of miniatures.

The Distinguished Service Cross was awarded to Sub-Lieutenant Dennis Van der Meulen Moore, Royal Navy, for successful action against enemy submarines while serving in H.M.S. Vimy (see Third Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, the 14th May,1943, Tuesday, 18 May, 1943.)

[Records for HMS Vimy state that on 3 September 1942 "depth charge attacks with HMS Pathfinder and HMS Quentin after submarine torpedo attack. When submarine U162 surfaced five hours later obtained radar contact and made ramming attack after radar contact followed by further depth charge attack which sank U162. Sustained damage to Port shaft requiring docking. Took part in rescue of German crew, all of who survived."]

Together with this Lot are many loose photographs, a photograph album with pre-war and WWII photographs, (including four photographs of German POWs on board ship), and numerous papers - fourteen flimsies, Certificate for Wounds and Hurts, Certificate for Mentioned in Despatches, sketchbook with two sketches showing attack on U-boat, etc.

Also, a photograph of the Recipient and group photographs; Commissions to Sub Lieutenant and Lieutenant; papers relating to modification of 50 watt amplifiers instigated by the Recipient, including a letter from Commander-in-Chief British Pacific Fleet commending him in this respect; exercise books from Royal Naval College Dartmouth, reports, 1935 school cap, cap badge, shooting medals, and belt buckle.

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In our next antiques sale 27th March 2018 one of the lots is a WWll German lift jacket / Schwimmweste with mouth inflator and canistor inflator. For more information please contact our sale room.

The sale on Tuesday the 6th of March is postponed till 13th March, there will be viewing this Saturday and Monday. This also means all other sales this year will be pushed back as well. Please let anyone you know who doesn't use Facebook.

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For all you hifi buffs out there we have some nice separates in the next auction.





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If you're into fantasy figurines we have a selection of Enchantica coming up in the next sale on the 6th February.

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Coming up in the next sale on the 23rd Jan are a few guitars and a fair amount of camera Equipment, for any information please contact us. Viewing will be on the Saturday morning and all day Monday.

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We have a few planters containing box hedging, Acers, an Olive tree and others in the next auction 17th October, there is also a John Deere 115 automatic ride on mower and a motor home. Viewing is this Saturday morning and all day Monday.

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Antiques and Decorative Sale Tuesday 11 July.
Viewing on Saturday 8 July 9am – 1pm and Monday 10 July 9am – 7pm.

Of the many interesting items entered into the sale, one that is likely to get a lot of attention is a Governess Cart which has had an estimate £500-£800 placed on it.

The cart probably dates from the late 19th century and has a refurbished interior. The diameter of the wheels is 46” (117cm). The consignor says it will probably be ideal for a horse between 13.2 – 15 hands.

A fully illustrated catalogue will be on Potburys Auction website and (we aim to publish this online next Tuesday or Wednesday) and live internet bidding is available through

If anyone has any questions about the Governess Cart or any other items in the sale, contact Brinley Roberts MNAVA or Philip Hurst MNAVA at the auction room

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These three cars will be up for auction on Wednesday 19th April. For more information please contact us at the auction rooms.

Happy New Year.

Our first auction will be on the 10th January. Viewing on Saturday morning 9am - 1pm and all day Monday 9am - 7pm

Everything is now online for the upcoming antiques and collectibles sale on our website or There is viewing on this Saturday morning 19th November 9am - 12pm and Monday 21st November 9am - 7pm

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There are two Norton classic motorbikes going to be auctioned in the next antiques and collectibles sale on Tuesday 22nd November sale. They are both 650 SS models. There has been a lot of interest in these beautiful bikes so far. Want more infrmation, please don't hesitate to contact the auction rooms.

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Feeling patriotic...
In the next upcoming sale is this rather large Union Jack

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A few things coming up in the next general auction. Wigs and costumes.

Potburys Removals & Storage

This lovely three-quarter size snooker was picked up last week by Potburys Removals & Storage it will be in our upcoming Antiques and Decorative sale on the 22nd November 2016

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A couple of lots coming up in the next sale 27th September 2016

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