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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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