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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’ ‘Robin & Robina’ limited edition watches created […]

December 4th, 2023|Categories: Art, Coins, Gold, Jewellery, Online Auction, Timed Auction, Watches|Tags: |

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 things antique and vintage.

Many people […]

September 7th, 2023|Categories: Collectibles, Diamonds, Gold, Jewellery, Online Auction, Silver, Timed Auction, Watches|Tags: |

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 ring concealed by a hinged front […]

September 7th, 2023|Categories: Collectibles, Diamonds, Gold, Jewellery, Online Auction, Silver, Timed Auction, Watches|Tags: |

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 by a couple looking to downsize and had […]

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 lidded urns reaching £715, suggesting that […]

March 13th, 2023|Categories: Art, Collectibles, Diamonds, Jewellery, Online Auction, Ring, Silver, Timed Auction, Watches|Tags: |

Football memorabilia, art and gold sovereigns in our September auction.

Football memorabilia, art and gold sovereigns were some of the highlights of our latest September 29th timed online auction.

A large consignment of autographed football press photos and signed team photos from the 1950s were consigned from a deceased estate in Bracknell featuring star players from the old First Division. Legendary players like Stanley Matthews, Danny Blanchflower and a young Bobby […]

October 12th, 2022|Categories: Art, Collectibles, Jewellery, Online Auction, Silver, Timed Auction|Tags: |

Victorian Jewellery Blossoms at May Auction

When practically all 19th century antiques are so massively out of fashion it’s refreshing to see Victorian jewellery buck this trend. 

Our recent May timed online auction had a collection of gems from an Ascot family that have passed down the generations included a gold coiled serpent pin brooch with a magnificent cushion-cut sapphire measuring 4.20 carats with diamond inset […]

May 9th, 2022|Categories: Diamonds, Jewellery, Online Auction, Ring, Timed Auction|Tags: |

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 models immortalised by icons Paul […]

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 success also included three oil-on-board works […]

December 21st, 2021|Categories: Art, Collectibles, Jewellery, Online Auction, Silver, Timed Auction, Watches|

Diamonds and Emeralds sparkle in April auction

It seems timed online auctions are here to stay if our April sale is anything to go by as strong prices for silver and jewellery continue.

The timed auction format was previously employed after a regular sale to clear unsold items on the online catalogue but since the beginning of the pandemic Sotheby’s and Christie’s quickly moved them centre stage […]

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Jewellery, Silver, Timed Auction|

Omar Ramsden silver pot makes £7,000 in our Timed auction

An Arts & Crafts silver pot and cover with gem-set decoration by London silversmiths Omar Ramsden and Alwyn Carr was the standout item in our March 6th online Silver, Jewellery, Watches, Art & Furniture auction selling for £7,000 (including taxes and charges).

Submitted from a deceased estate in Warfield the strong price reflected the makers’ reputation and high appeal for […]

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Silver, Timed Auction|

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 buyers. The novel Buy-It-Now option […]

May 25th, 2021|Categories: Collectibles, Jewellery, Online Auction, Silver, Timed Auction, Watches|
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