Christie's London hosts Exploration and Travel including the Polar Sale on Sept. 22 at the King Street Location. Here are a few of the gems:
No. 1 | A 13 inch scale model of a loaded sledge made by Patrick Keohane for the 1910-1913 British Antarctic Expedition, Est. £4,000 to £6,000, Lot #97
No. 2 | Potentially the world's most expensive canvas bag, this sleeping bag cover belonged to Captain Lawrence Edward Grace Oates, who died when he walked out of his tent into a blizzard during the British Antarctic Expedition, Est. £25,000 to £35,000. Lot #174.
No. 3 | The third volume of The South Polar Times: April-October 1911 produced during the Terra Nova expedition, Est. £3,000 to £5,000. Lot#152
No. 5 | C.S. Wright's skiis made by L.H. Hagen & Co., Est. £6,000 to £8,000. Lot#129
No. 6 | Report on the work of the Scottish National Expedition, William Speirs Bruce (1867-1921), Est. £2,000-£3,000, Lot 57