Tamlyns at Bridgwater continue with their programme of regular sales with interesting entries for the auction on 18th September including the dispersal of art and personal possessions of highly regarded local deceased artist and musician Alan Ward.

Alan was particularly well known for his exhibition of steam locomotive paintings and jazz art. Appearing in the sale are numerous paintings and prints of his works including 3 oil on canvas train paintings, many jazz pictures and even some of his wildlife work. In terms of his personal items there are his musical instruments, his library of about 1,000 reference books for his art subjects, his painting desk, easels and even his own fishing equipment.

Additional items in the art section include 20 David Shepherd limited edition pictures. Victorian oil paintings by Walter Andrews of Scottish scenes, pastoral cattle scene by Alfred Elias, Seascape by Louis Timmerman, Coastal scene by Oscar Ricciardi and other pictures.

Jewellery section as ever includes gold and silver items, gents Rolex watch and other items – interesting selection of tin plate toys including an almost mint condition Mamod Steam Wagon.

The sale is also to include sections of Militaria and tribal artifacts. There are flintlock and percussion rifles, medals and a good set of First World War Pin Flags in good order. The ethnic items include Aboriginal and Maori pieces.

A sale with a sprinkling of furnishings, ceramics, glass and many other items offers something for everyone. Sale starts at 10am on Wednesday 18th with viewing 10am to 4pm on the day prior.