Whyte’s History, Literature & Collectables Sale – Dublin, Saturday 26th January, 2013

There’s something for everybody as the cliché goes but this time it’s true – the whole spectrum of collecting is covered in Whyte’s Sale on the 26th January. Period travel posters including one of the rarest Irish railway posters to come on the market in years (see below); enough militaria to equip a small army, including that most British of WW.II. weapons, the Bren light machine gun which carries a low estimate of €500-600; a selection of rare Ulster Unionist political posters – very topical at the moment – as well as plenty of Republican ephemera. The sale also includes some good sporting memorabilia, coins, banknotes and rare books. 655 Lots in total. The catalogue itself is sure to become a collectors’ item and is available from Whyte’s price €10. http://www.whytes.ie/

Bren Gun

Lot.336. A British Army Bren machine gun of WWII vintage. Est.€500-600

Ulster is Ours - Copy

Two superb posters: Lot.243 1940s Ulster Unionist Council “Ulster Is Ours” James Craig Election Poster. Est.€300-500 and Lot. 498 Midland Great Western Railway poster circa 1900 which carries a very modest estimate of €400-600.

Further details:

Whyte’s Fine Art & Collectibles Auctioneers & Valuers

38 Molesworth Street,  Dublin .2.

Tel: (01) 676 2888  Fax: (01) 676 2880


Viewing – at Whyte’s salerooms

Wednesday 23rd Jan. from 10.00am – 5.30pm

Thursday 24th Jan. from 10.00am – 5.30pm

Friday 25th Jan. from 10.00am – 5.30pm

Day of sale from 9.00am – 12.30pm

*Auction takes place at The Freemasons Hall, 17 Molesworth Street at 1.00pm

Flip catalogue click here: Catalogue icon

Searchable catalogue here: Catalogue icon


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