MOTOR BIKER FAIRGROUND PANEL

Lot 1 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

MOTOR BIKER FAIRGROUND PANEL , c.1975-1985, a fairground motor biker painted panel from W Percival’s ‘Easy Rider' speedway ride, decorated by showman ... read more

Sold for £750 More details 5  

MOTOR BIKER FAIRGROUND PANEL

Lot 2 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

MOTOR BIKER FAIRGROUND PANEL , c.1975-1985, fairground motor biker painted panel from W Percival’s ‘Easy Rider' speedway ride, decorated by showman ... read more

Sold for £720 More details 4  

FAIRGROUND WALTZER PANEL

Lot 3 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

FAIRGROUND WALTZER PANEL , 1960s/70s, a stunning folk art hand-painted, shaped wooden side panel from a fairground waltzer, painted with a stylised ... read more

Sold for £450 More details 1  

A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL BY EDWIN HALL

Lot 4 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL BY EDWIN HALL, c.1930s/1940s, depicting a grinning US Army officer, within a gilt border and a pine frame, 120 x 114cm ... read more

Estimated at £400 - £600 More details 1  

A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL BY EDWIN HALL

Lot 5 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

A PAINTED FAIRGROUND PANEL BY EDWIN HALL, c.1930s/1940s, depicting a grinning US Army GI, within a gilt border and a pine frame, 120 x 114cm Edwin ... read more

Estimated at £400 - £600 More details 1  

GHOST TRAIN

Lot 6 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

GHOST TRAIN , 1960s, mid-late 20th century, a stunning pair of funfair wooden ghost train doors, each with folding sections, painted with a speeding ... read more

Sold for £680 More details 1  

GHOST TRAIN CAR

Lot 7 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

GHOST TRAIN CAR, mid-late 20th century, a striking funfair fibreglass ghost train car, moulded and painted with a large skull, 76 x 125cm Believed to ... read more

Sold for £700 More details 1  

ROARING LION

Lot 8 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

ROARING LION , ◆ mid-20th century French, a large and stunning papier mâché theatre prop modelled as a bust of a roaring lion, 145cm high Provenance: ... read more

Estimated at £3,000 - £5,000 More details 8  

FAIRGROUND TIGER HEAD MASK

Lot 9 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

FAIRGROUND TIGER HEAD MASK , early 20th century, Italian, a carved wood tiger's head mask from a fairground, stripped with traces of old paint, 30cm ... read more

Estimated at £500 - £800 More details 1  

TRICK RIDERS

Lot 10 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

TRICK RIDERS , a large mid-20th century fairground-style, folk art, hand-painted canvas, depicting a standing showman riding two white horses below ... read more

Estimated at £200 - £300 More details 1  

CAROUSEL HORSE

Lot 11 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

CAROUSEL HORSE , early 20th century, a carved wooden funfair prancing carousel horse, nicely carved with an unusual carved female portrait at the ... read more

Sold for £850 More details 1  

ELEPHANT

Lot 12 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

LIFE-SIZE LIFE-SIZE BABY ELEPHANT, ◆ early 20th century, French, a wicker and linen-covered model of an elephant from a parade float, with original ... read more

Estimated at £2,500 - £3,000 More details 6  

LIFE-SIZE AUTOMATON TIGER MODEL

Lot 13 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

LIFE-SIZE AUTOMATON TIGER MODEL , German 1920s/1930s, an electric life-sized model of a tiger with moving head and tail, covered in plush tiger ... read more

Estimated at £2,500 - £3,500 More details 3  

LION.

Lot 14 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

LION , ◆ 20th century, Belgian, a full-sized resin figure of a lion, possibly from a theatre production, 160cm long, 100cm high Provenance: From the ... read more

Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000 More details 1  

MARRAKESH FAIRGROUND PANELS

Lot 15 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

MARRAKESH FAIRGROUND PANELS , c.1930-1960, a double panel, painted, 'F Sanders & Co.' stall front from a fairground, with paintings of Marrakesh, ... read more

Estimated at £1,200 - £1,800 More details 2  

'ALHAMBRA THEATRE' TILLER GIRLS SIGN

Lot 16 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

'ALHAMBRA THEATRE' TILLER GIRLS SIGN, 1970s, an unusual wooden erotic hand-painted and carved in relief sign ‘ALHAMBRA THEATRE DARING REVUES, and on ... read more

Sold for £380 More details 5  

*HEDI SCHICK (Austrian-British, 1906-1999)

Lot 17 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

*HEDI SCHICK (Austrian-British, 1906-1999) CAN-CAN GIRL, a seated burlesque cancan girl with other performers in the background Signed H Schick l.l., ... read more

Sold for £480 More details 4  

FOOTBALL GAME TABLE

Lot 18 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

FOOTBALL GAME TABLE , early-mid 20th century, French, a table football game with sloping corners and maker's plaque ‘CHAMPIONNAT' known as ‘Babyfoot’, ... read more

Sold for £1,800 More details 14  

FEED THE CLOWNS

Lot 19 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

FEED THE CLOWNS, 1950s, an attractive pair of wooden hand-painted laughing clown cut-out heads from a funfair stand, largest 61cm high (2)

Sold for £220 More details 1  

TATTOO SIGN

Lot 20 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

TATTOO SIGN, a contemporary hand-painted tattoo sign, with a tattoo artist tattooing a lady in a bikini, titled ‘First Class Tattooing’, 58 x 65cm

Sold for £190 More details 1  

FIRE EATERS SIGN

Lot 21 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

FIRE EATERS' SIGN, 21st century, a large wooden circular hand-painted sign ‘FIRE EATERS, Misty & Mungo, ZIPPO’S CIRCUS, Entry 1/6’D', painted in the ... read more

Sold for £190 More details 1  

THREE FAIRGROUND CRESTING BOARDS

Lot 22 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

THREE FAIRGROUND CRESTING BOARDS , c.1890-1910, French, painted and carved scenery from a carousel made by the Gustave Bayol factory in Angers, ... read more

Estimated at £1,400 - £2,000 More details 1  

A TWO-PART 'FROG END' FAIRGROUND SCREEN

Lot 23 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

A TWO-PART 'FROG END' FAIRGROUND SCREEN, pierced and painted in red, with yellow and green lettering, 216cm wide, 90cm high

Sold for £110 More details 1  

HALF OF A BIG TOP

Lot 24 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

HALF OF A BIG TOP, mid-20th century, the top half of a big top travelling circus tent topper, made from metal and wood with remains of coloured paint, ... read more

Estimated at £2,000 - £2,200 More details 1  

FAIRGROUND BULL

Lot 25 (Out of the Ordinary, 11th February 2020)

FAIRGROUND BULL , c.1900-1930, French, from a carousel, stripped and waxed and mounted on a stand in a leaping position, 102 x 86cm

Sold for £820 More details 6