Also in South Kensington's busy week, Monday (10.30am): Thirties deco pottery by Charlotte Rhead. Tube-lined ware by Rhead (d1947) was famous, but she never became a trade personality. This sale, offered with Carlton ware and Poole pottery, is a market-tester. A Rhead crown Ducal single-handed vase is est pounds 150-pounds 200.
Pop memorabilia, also at South Kensington, Thursday (10.30am): John Lennon's December 1971 tax cheque for pounds 14,483 is est pounds 500-pounds 700.
Pop, film and theatre memorabilia at Phillips, Bayswater, Tuesday (12 noon): another Lennon tax cheque, this one for pounds 593. Estimate: a sky-high pounds 1,800-pounds 2,000.
Abergavenny: First stirrings of the country house sale season with entire contents of Glen Trothy, Llanvetherine, in a marquee on the premises, next Friday and Saturday (10.30am). Ward & Morris (0981 240140).
Castle Donington: Receivership and liquidation sale of about 1,000 amusement machines, pool and snooker tables, vehicles, woodworking equipment, office furniture. Tuesday (9.30am). Walker Walton Hanson (0602 584631).
Guildford: Principal contents of a private Surrey residence, with other property: a collection of hats, architectural items, wines. Tuesday (10.30am), Bedford Road. Clarke Gammon (0483 66458).
High Wycombe: Entire contents and stock of a garden centre, tomorrow (10.30am). Wycombe Auction Centre, 373 Halifax Road, Cressex Industrial Estate (0494 474522).
Salisbury: About 200 lots of antique furniture, 230 lots of English and European ceramics, studio pottery and glass, Thursday (10am). Woolley and Wallis, Castle Street (0722 411422).
Lockhampton, near Cheltenham: Office furniture and equipment, bicycles, cars, commercial vehicles, Wednesday and Thursday (9am). David Foyle, Unit 5, Church Farm Business Centre, Church Road (0242 241111).
Ilkley: Grand pianos by Bechstein, Bluthner and Broadwood, gold and gemstone jewellery among 900 lots of antiques, Tuesday (1.30pm) and Wednesday (10am). Andrew Hartley, Victoria Hall, Little Lane (0943 816363).
Enfield: About 60 vehicles, forklifts, garage equipment, at the Borough of Enfield's Vehicle Workshops, Carterhatch Lane Depot, Wednesday (10am). Hawbery King (081-343 7373).
Selby: Big computer and office equipment sale, with motor bikes and household electrical goods, Wednesday (10.30am). Screetons Auction Centre, Holmes Lane (0430 431201).
Antiques and Staffordshire figures, Friday-Saturday, King Edward Hall, Lindfield, Sussex (Antiques in Britain Fairs; 0273 423355).
Ilkley Antiques. Friday to Monday inc, King's Hall, Ilkley (Bailey Antiques; 0277 362662).
Antiques, next Saturday-Sunday, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton (Unicorn Fairs; 098 987312).
Countrywide by Antiques Trade Gazette (071-930 4957) and Government Auction News (0686 668851/2, hotline 0891 687700).Reuse content