Fab Four debut album hits £12,000 high note
Posted On: 30 Apr 2019 by Pascal McNamara
A Please Please Me, Beatles debut album signed by John, Paul, George and Ringo fetched just under £12,000 (inclusive of fees) at Wokingham Auctions April 27th sale at Wokingham Town Hall. Other highlights include a Young Chang 5ft 9in grand piano in a bright ebonised case for £3,500 (inclusive of fees) and a Lucie Rie bowl for £1,800.
Rare Iranian cigarette box up for auction later this month
Posted On: 21 Jul 2018 by Pascal McNamara
A rare cigarette box that hails from pre-revolution Iran has been found and will be auctioned in Wokingham later this month, writes Phil Creighton (of The Wokingham Paper on July 20th, 2018).
Rare bird display went for a song
Posted On: 13 Oct 2016 by Pascal McNamara
A 19th century menagerie of exotic stuffed birds (some long extinct) caused a flutter at the October 11th Wokingham Town Hall antiques auction selling to a specialist museum in Lyon, France for £2,400. A 9ct gold charm bracelet made £1,400 and a mounted Kruggerand coin on chain sold for £1,300 were other highlights writes Phil Creighton (of The Wokingham Paper on October 21st, 2016).
Lowry art destined for charity shop sells for £2,800
Posted On: 11 Jul 2016 by Pascal McNamara
Written by Phil Creighton of The Wokingham Paper on 6th July 2016