From festive Stuart Devlin works and musical instruments to Marilyn Monroe photographs and a fine collection of stamps, there's plenty on offer in the salerooms this week
23rd November - Silver, Works of Art and Objects of Vertu, Matthew Barton Ltd, West Kensington, London
Now is the time to invest in gold and silversmith Stuart Devlin’s work, a sure-bet antique of the future. This sale features many of the artist's pieces, including a collection of festive Christmas carol boxes that open to reveal scenes of such songs as ‘While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night’ (£200-£300). Also, look out for the 86-piece canteen of table silver from the 1970s/80s (£4,000-£6,000) and a chic 1960s salt and pepper caster with filigree globes (£600-£800).
24th November - Muscial Instruments Sale, Brightwells Fine Art and Antiques, Herefordshire
Get ready to play your favourite tune at this melodious sale of violins, guitars, wind instruments and pianos.
25th November - Popular Culture: Film and Entertainment, Christie’s, South Kensington, London
From the original layout drawing of Mickey Mouse to Miss Greta Garbo’s original contract letter on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation headed paper, this sale has all manner of items for film fans. Other highlights include photographs and negatives of Marilyn Monroe and beautiful costume sketches.
020 7930 6074; christies.com