Tristan da Cunha Online Store: Tristan da Cunha Artefacts For Sale
Items listed on this page are miscellaneous sales offered for sale from time to time.

Tristan da Cunha Artefacts For Sale

Welcome to the Tristan da Cunha Artefacts Sale Page
Items listed on this page are miscellaneous sales offered for sale from time to time
An auction of Tristan da Cunha artefacts, normally donated by members, is a popular feature of the Tristan da Cunha Association Annual Gathering held in the Holiday Inn at Southampton on the Saturday after Easter - see the Association Section for details.
£145 raised for Tristan Education Trust Fund from Tristan Navigational Chart sales

Association Member Gerald Buck
has paid £145.03 to the Tristan Education Trust Fund as a result of his sale of annotated navigation charts donated by Captain Rodney Young on return leg of the 2011 RMS St Helena voyage. The joint winners of one of the charts, Simon Levell and Gerald Buck decided not to tear it and have half each, but use it to raise further funds, this time for the Tristan Education Fund.
well done men!

Captain Rodney Young and Michael Swales
on the bridge of the RMS St Helena
signing the original chart
which is being donated
to the Tristan Association Archives
Gerald Buck and Simon Levell
at their 2011 Annual Gathering Stall
showing the special reproduction of the chart
which is now offered for sale

Original Lithograph of Calshot Harbour by Roland Svensson

This lithograph was a personal present from Roland to Glen Norton,
who was then Tristan Fishing Factory Manager
~it has a hand-written note in the corner:
"To Glen Norton from Roland Svensson with thanks and friendship."

The lithograph was given to Islander Lorna Lavarello-Smith
(whose father Basil Lavarello worked with Glen and later became Factory Manager).

The lithograph has been donated by Lorna and was auctioned
at the Tristan Association Annual Gathering
held at The Holiday Inn Southampton on 5th April 2008

raising over £200
to raise funds for the Tristan da Cunha Education Trust Fund

See Annual Gathering 2008 for details of the event


The lithograph is one of a number
of Tristan artefacts auctioned
at the 2008 Southampton
Tristan Association Annual Gathering

Nancy's Tristan da Cunha Radio
Tristan Association Member Robin Webb has sold a unique radio on behalf of Tristan pensioner Nancy Swain on EBay.

The radio was taken to Tristan da Cunha 1969 by Dr Keith C. Park and it was presented it to Nancy in the mid 1970's.  She used it to listen to the BBC World Service, Tristan Radio and other stations. Proceeds will go direct to Nancy on Tristan.

Sale Price = £84.66 on 23 rd April after 23 bids received

Edward Seago 1957 Tristan Oil painting unsold at auction

Cheffins auctioned this Edward Seago, RWS, RBA (1910-1974) picture titled Crofters' Cottages, Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic
in a Fine Art Sale at their Cambridge Auction Rooms on Thursday 26th April.
The picture is signed by Edward Seago; is oil on board; 53 x 69cm;
The painting's estimated value was £8 - £12,000,
but it remained unsold as bids did not reach the reserve price.
It is from a private collection in Bedfordshire.

Edward Seago accompanied HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on HMS Britannia to Antarctica and the Islands of the South Atlantic in January 1957. 
Together they visited Tristan da Cunha during the trip. 
The present painting is one of three versions that Seago painted of this view. 
The prime version is in the collection of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

It was exhibited in The Redfern Gallery, 20 Cork Street, London, W1, in the Edward Seago Exhibition, November 1957 and in an Exhibition of Paintings of the South Atlantic by Edward Seago, 1957, St James's Palace, London


HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

has kindly presented copies
of three of Edward Seago's prime paintings
to the Tristan da Cunha Association
to celebrate
the islands' 500th Anniversary in 2006.