Lot 484 (Medals & Militaria with Country Pursuits, 14th June 2019)
Sold for £1,900
An early 20th century taxidermy group of three good sized Roach, (Rutilus rutilus), mounted in a naturalistic setting, within a bow-front glazed display case with gilt painted annotation "Roach 2lbs 9ozs 3drms, 2lbs 4 1/2ozs, 2lbs 2 1/4ozs, Caught by J. Norris in the Thames at Caversham." bearing a label to top left corner "Preserved by J. Cooper & Sons, 28 Radnor St St Lukes E.C." w.82, d.21, h.47cm.
Case with tape around top edge.
Three large spots where something has been placed on top.
Fish condition generally OK, with some light cracks around head and eye areas, and some flaking to undersides.
Case slightly tired and with knocks and wear to edges.
Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.
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