Victorian Indian Rupee banknotes make a surprise £36,600 in Timed Auction

The runaway highlight of our February Jewellery, Watches & Silver timed online auction were two Victorian Bank of Bombay Ten Rupee notes, dated 1856 and 1857. The far from mint condition notes were consigned by a Reading household together with a suite of Indian silver, Lot 117 presented to Willian Howard Hussey Esq., Deputy [...]

2024-03-04T11:34:25+00:00March 4th, 2024|Coins, Gold, Jewellery, Online Auction, Timed Auction, Watches|

Designer watches from Stamford are highlight of sale

Designer watches and gold coins were just some of the highlights on offer in our October timed online auction. Four Janet Ledger oil on boards featured, one of a London telephone box making £700 (including fees) together with three Robert Hill landscapes, including Bath, all going to the UK trade. Two Robert Loomes ‘his/hers’ [...]

2023-12-04T11:37:48+00:00December 4th, 2023|Art, Coins, Gold, Jewellery, Online Auction, Timed Auction, Watches|

Prosecco, pizza and antiques valuations at Toad Hall Garden Centre, Henley-on-Thames, every Tuesday afternoon from September 19th 2023

Antiques valuations return to Henley on a weekly basis at recently launched Cafe Jessecco, Toad Hall Garden Centre on Marlow Road. Pascal McNamara from Wokingham Auctions was a regular feature at the Vintage Look Antiques Centre on Hart Street in Henley before the pandemic each Tuesday offering advise on jewellery, silver, watches, art and all [...]

Global demand for period and gold jewellery continues, abetted by online auction sales

Georgian, Victorian and other 19th century jewellery continued a strong general demand for period jewellery in near-original condition at the conclusion of our July timed online specialist Jewellery, Silver & Watches auction.  A 19th century emerald and diamond cluster ring on a gold setting achieved £1,100 (including fees); a late Victorian 18ct gold Mizpah [...]

Rolex and Cartier gold watches lead the way in our May sale

Rolex and Cartier gold watches lead the way in our May sale. Two Cartier 1980’s Tank Francaise quartz wristwatch in 18ct yellow gold cases and bracelet straps, ref. 1821, 2385, sold for £5,000 and £3,770 (including fees) in our specialist May Jewellery, Watches, Silver and Collectibles timed online auction. The his/her duo were consigned [...]

Tiffany, Cartier, Sèvres and Clarice Cliff are highlights in March auction

Tiffany, Cartier, Sèvres and Clarice Cliff are highlights in March auction Our March timed online auction produced some interesting results for ceramics with a pair of Clarice Cliff Fantasque Bizarre vases in the 'Autumn Balloon Trees' pattern making a healthy £650 (including buyers’ premium) and a pair of 19th century Sèvres twin-handle ormolu decorated garniture [...]

Vintage watches and white gold star in our February 28th sale

Men’s manual watches from the 1950s and ‘60s are highly collectible with traditional brands like Rolex, Patek Philippe and Omega the most coveted. In fact, it’s the one area men collect very discretely often amassing a little cache of pieces, one for every occasion from the ‘Rat Pack’ look to the more sporty motor racing [...]

December Auction News

Our Christmas timed online auction highlights included a 1960’s oil on canvas work by John Hitchens selling for £2,300 (including buyer’s premium); an 18ct gold pocket watch and chain, £3,700; a Georgian mahogany Irish silver table, £2,000; a vintage Rolex watch, £2,000 and a 19th century Chinese altar table achieved £1200. Post-war British art sale [...]

2021-12-21T11:30:35+00:00December 21st, 2021|Art, Collectibles, Jewellery, Online Auction, Silver, Timed Auction, Watches|

Aynsley, Wedgwood and Doulton shine brightest at auction

So often overlooked and unfashionable, dinner/tea services and a Victorian vase were star lots at Wokingham Auctions' Silver, Jewellery, Watches & Collectibles Timed Online sale on October 31st. As Wokingham Town Hall was again unavailable to stage our autumn sale due to current social distancing restrictions the Timed Online format once again proved popular with [...]

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