20th July Fine Art Sale – Most watched lots

Throughout the course of getting ready for an auction one of the things we like to do, once the catalogue has been published, is try to guess what the best selling lot will be in the auction. We all have our different methods of what we take into account to come to this decision, for…

20th July Fine Art sale

Our 20th July Fine Art sale is nicely taking shape, and the auctioneer is busy cataloguing the vast array of items to be featured in the sale. Today he's been cataloguing some of the paintings, whilst the photographer works on the jewellery section of the sale. John Knapp FisherCottages in a landscapeA limited edition print…

Airs and graces – The history and magic of the music box

The creation of the music box was arguably one of the most revolutionary moments of musical history. While instruments have evolved in their forms and uses over the ages, the invention of a mechanism capable of independently reproducing an entire tune was a huge cultural leap.The earliest music boxes were created in the 1700s, and…

3rd of November General Sale – catalogue now live

Our 3rd of November General Sale catalogue is now live, and features 344 lots of furniture, books, maps, Guinness and sporting memorabilia, paintings and prints, sewing machines and accessories, tv's, pianos, ceramics, collectables, cars and more!