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Lot 498/0237

Estimate: €500-700

Unique Early Report of Early Irish Bloodstock Sale, 1832

Co. Kilkenny, Ireland:
Tattersall (Messrs) Auctioneers. To be Sold by Auction by Messrs Tattersall, on Tuesday, the 13th November, [1832], & Following Days at Mount Loftus, near Gore’s Bridge, Ireland. The Entire Stud of the late Sir Nicholas Loftus, Bard., decd, Consisting of Brood Mares, Young Stock, Hunters, etc. both Thorough-Bred and Half-Bred, of the Best Irish Blood, 4pp folio [L. 1832]. Printed with condition of sale, and with prices of all lots added in manuscript. As ephemera, w.a.f. V. good.

* Extremely rare. A unique record of a famous early Irish Stud, with its unique bloodlines, long since gone. The sale consisted of approx. 90 lots, most of which found buyers, & which realised the then incredible total figure of approx £ 3,000. (1)

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