3 leading online auction platforms – UK Auctioneers, Bid on This and The Auction Room to join forces

Three of the UK’s leading auction bidding platforms have announced that they are to merge creating the UKs second largest auction platform. UKAuctioneers.com, BidonThis.co.uk and TheAuctionRoom.com are joining forces to provide UK Auction Houses across all market sectors with a low-cost solution for bringing internet bidders from worldwide into their salerooms. The 3 businesses represent… Read more »

June 27, 2018 at 4:02 pm

Jack the Ripper

Author: Jonathan Riley, Grand Auctions Published: 20/04/18 In just 43 chilling words, the spectre of one of Britain’s most infamous and grisly serial killers is raised when a postcard claiming to be written by Jack the Ripper goes under the hammer on April 30 at 13.00. at Grand Auctions in Folkestone. The postcard was received… Read more »

April 20, 2018 at 2:05 pm

Interesting lot coming up: Very Rare Chinese Order of the Double Dragon, Type 1, 4th Class

Coming up this month from Young’s Auctions is an interesting collection of diaries, notebooks and other items relating to Harry Sait (grandson of Able Seaman Henry Sait who lost his life on the Franklin Expedition).  Sait served with the Imperial Navy before returning to England in 1889/90. The collection has a very conservative estimate of £8,000… Read more »

April 17, 2018 at 11:36 am

Introducing Dartmoor Auctions: Quirky Lots aplenty at Chagford Quarterly Auction

Experienced auctioneer David Force and the Dartmoor Auctions team will guide bidders through close on 600 lots at their April 2018 sale at Chagford’s Jubilee Hall. There will be strong interest in an Edwardian Magic Lantern Projector in good condition (estimate £175) and football fans will find an irresistible collectors prize – the 1966 World… Read more »

March 28, 2018 at 3:03 pm

Fancy Owning Your Own Fair Ground Ride?

We’re delighted to announce that we will be providing the online bidding on behalf of Prestige Auctions based in Grimsby for the disposal sale of Pleasure Island in Cleethorpes. Going under the hammer on site at Pleasure Island will be a 1904 carousel ride, the dodgems, century ride, tinka boo town, tinka boo factory, contents… Read more »

February 5, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Lewis Langham – This Week at Stacey’s Auctioneers and Wotton Auctions

This week I have selected a few lots from Stacey’s Auctioneers and Valuers and Wotton Auction Rooms. I felt it was important to bring to our reader’s attention these lots in my article this week due to the impressive display of artwork on sale. Both auctions will begin at 10 am on Tuesday and end… Read more »

January 29, 2018 at 2:56 pm

We’re taking Credit Card Payments for Auctions at no cost – how are you dealing with the legislation change?

On 13th January the law changed so business’ must charge the same to buyers via any payment method. This means that surcharges for debit and credit cards can no longer be taken – whether you are a shop, a hairdresser, a small online retailer, or Amazon! The problem is business’ still have to pay the… Read more »

January 22, 2018 at 3:03 pm

Lewis Langham – Kristen Leigh This Week

On Monday 22nd January, we have another fascinating auction taking place from Kristen Leigh. Interest has been building over the last few days with many lots already receiving substantially large advanced bids, such is the anticipation that I feel it necessary to go through these lots with our readers and potential buyers. Lot 16 is… Read more »

January 20, 2018 at 12:57 pm

Lewis Langham – Kristen Leigh Auction

As the new year has been ushered in I hope that this year brings our readers and bidders good luck. I will begin the new year with a three-day auction at Kristen Leigh Auctions from this coming Saturday to the following Monday. This auction is known for the autographs on regular display, however, there are… Read more »

January 10, 2018 at 3:16 pm

Lewis Langham – James Auctioneers

Those with a passion for antiques and fine art should look to James Auctioneers Thursday afternoon this week. The content is rich and broad, so much so that I feel it necessary to take time solely on this auction with our readers. Anyone with a keen interest in art will know Pablo Picasso is widely regarded as a… Read more »

December 19, 2017 at 12:31 pm