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Lot 19 (The London Auction - Live Online, 15th December 2020)

'COCK HILL'

'COCK HILL',
a rare 1920s Vitrolite opaque white glass original City of London street sign, etched and coloured 'Cock Hill E1', in original cast iron frame,
46 x 46cm

Cock Hill is a small alley just around the corner from Liverpool Street Station.

Estimate
£500 - £800
 

Buyer's premium: 30.00% (inclusive of VAT, where applicable)


Viewing

Assuming prevailing government restrictions allow, viewing by appointment will be held at our London Gallery, Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ as follows.  

Mon 7 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Tues 8 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Weds 9 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Thurs 10 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Fri 11 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Mon 14 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm

  

Book Appointment

 

It is envisaged that, after the auction, lots will be available for collection from the London Gallery, but in the current climate, this may be subject to change.  Please check our website for up-to-date information.

Condition report

Excellent condition - no damage.

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Absentee bidding

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Please note that we normally offer this service for lots with an estimate of £500 or higher and all telephone bid requests must be received by close of business the day before the auction.

The auction details are as follows:

Auction: The London Auction - Live Online, 15th December 2020

As we approach the one year anniversary of the launch of Sworders London Gallery, we are delighted to announce the return of The London Sale which will take place on Tuesday 15 December. 

Categories to include - pictures, watercolours, maps, prints, photographs, books, The Swinging Sixties, memorabilia, London underground posters and signs, silver and much more. 

Viewing

Assuming prevailing government restrictions allow, viewing by appointment will be held at our London Gallery, Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ as follows.  

Mon 7 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Tues 8 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Weds 9 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Thurs 10 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Fri 11 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm;

Mon 14 Dec, 10.30am - 4pm

  

Book Appointment

 

It is envisaged that, after the auction, lots will be available for collection from the London Gallery, but in the current climate, this may be subject to change.  Please check our website for up-to-date information.

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In order to comply with social distancing we will operate a booking system for collections – please see here for more details and to book a timeslot.  Instructions surrounding social distancing and your appointment will be sent by email after booking.

We are able to provide you with a pack and send option for jewellery, coins and smaller items with an auction value of less than £2,500 and where the total weight of the package is below 2kg. Please note we are unable to post out fragile items (china, glass, etc), or paintings. If you would like to ship outside of the UK please contact us for more information - auctions@sworder.co.uk | 01279 817778

The costs are as follows for the total weight of package:
Less than 1kg - £15
From 1kg-2kg - £20

If you would like to take advantage of this service please do let us know when you purchase the item or when you receive the invoice, so we can revise your invoice accordingly.
For all other collection and delivery services, please refer to our shipping page for more information.

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Please note that all lots from should be paid for and collected by 5pm on the Friday following the sale from our Stansted Auction Rooms, unless alternative arrangements have been agreed with us.

We have been pleased to store items free of charge which were purchased before lockdown or when our offices were closed prior to 15 June.  We will continue to provide free storage for the immediate future for these items.  However, for June’s Homes & Interiors sale please see instructions below and note that we will need to re-introduce storage charges for furniture.
 

Storage Charges For Furniture

Furniture lots from our Homes and Interiors sale remaining after 5pm on the Friday following the sale will attract a storage charge of £10 for administration plus £2 plus VAT per lot per day. 

Furniture lots from our Specialist sales will be removed to Perry’s storage facility for collection and attract a storage charge of £20 for administration plus £2 plus VAT per lot per day.

 

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