Clearance sale includes tools, furniture and collectables from Portland identity

Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 19th May, 2015

An unreserved clearance sale from the estate of Portland’s the late Peter Brummell (who died in January this year) will be held on site from 11am Saturday May 23 in his “Man Shed” at 108 Kennedy Street, Portland by Glenelg Auctions.

The auction house conducted a huge clearing sale for Brummell 12 months ago. This time there will be 500 lots plus several from other vendors.

Attractions include a “dream world” of brand new tool sets of every calibre and a new Hitachi 12’ 305mm side compound mitre saw on a stand.

Among the bigger items is a nine-tonne Nissan Inter prime mover, an eight-tonne 1988 Mitsubishi cab/chassis with hook lift and a four-tonne metal skip bin and plastic skip bins.

There also is a PDE crane borer (side to side slew and jib extension) and two ride on mowers.

The auction contains new four-tonne axle stands, along with horse saddles, shed lighting and hundreds of tools and parts.

On the furniture side, there is a full size early 1900s Blackwood Alcock billiards table in mint condition, several Victorian furniture items and as new whitegoods.

The following day Sunday May 24 from 11am, the auction venue switches to Glenelg Auctions rooms at 109 Learmonth Street, Portland, where 1650 lots of Australian art, antique furniture, porcelain and collectables (including items from Brummell’s Lalor Street home) will go under the hammer.

This auction includes dining tables and sets of six to 12 chairs, sideboards, bookcases, display cabinets, drawing room and bedroom furnishings, silver, ivory, porcelain, clocks, glassware, mirrors and rugs.

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