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Chinese New Year

14th January, 2019

Chinese New Year. With a rather belated Happy New Year to all of our internet followers, comes the news that the Grantham saleroom has already enjoyed marvellous success in its Fine Ceramics and Asian... Read more »

Moorcroft & More

10th January, 2019

The firm of Moorcroft is perhaps the most famous of Britain’s Art Potteries.  It was established by William Moorcroft (1872-1945) in Burslem, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, in 1913. William had previo... Read more »

Christmas gifts for young and old!

10th December, 2018

With less than two weeks to go until Christmas day, the Lincoln Collective Sale has a formidable array of lots, fit to grace the Christmas list of young and old. The sale of nearly 1500 lots offered o... Read more »

Ernest Shackleton Collection

1st December, 2018

The first sale of 2019 at The Grantham Auction Rooms will welcome one of the most exciting collection of lots in the field of human endurance and endeavour that the market has seen in recent years. The items were the property of William Charles Roberts, whom had the equally cursed and blessed fortune of being chosen to be the cook upon the 1907-1909 British Polar Expedition to the South Pole. Read more »

Electic and local

20th November, 2018

The eclectic nature with a very local feel makes this week’s Lincoln sales unmissable.  A significant consignment from the estate of local solicitor Patrick Wright from 12 Drury Lane shows not only h... Read more »

Toying with the idea of selling?

12th November, 2018

Golding Young is the perfect place for you; with quarterly toy sales, it’s time for a clear out! The toy market is one that has vastly grown over the years, with a number of toys both new and old on ... Read more »

November Niceties

5th November, 2018

We are hosting five sales this month, which include a mix of our usual Collective Sales and a Fine Art Sale. The dates for your diary are: Wednesday 7th November 2018 – Grantham Collective Sale W... Read more »

A 24 carat idea

2nd November, 2018

We often find scrap prices go up towards Christmas, and this is happening at a faster pace than usual.  The trend has a different feel; there is a surge with people buying traditional assets, bullion,... Read more »

The bizarre comes to Lincoln

16th September, 2018

Next week’s Lincoln Collective Sale offers some of the most bizarre pieces to have come on the market in recent years. A collection of taxidermy and human skulls - consigned by a local collector for ... Read more »

Remember! Remember! The 26th September!

14th September, 2018

The next Grantham Collective Sale is fast approaching on September 26th, and there is no shortage of diversity or quality. Kicking off proceedings is a monster jewellery and silver section of over ... Read more »

A box of delights

4th September, 2018

The Grantham Collective Sale on August 29th provided a number of excellent results, with furniture seeming to turn a slight corner, gold prices as punchy as ever and collections of silver, jewellery a... Read more »

Grantham dates for your diary

22nd August, 2018

The next Grantham Collective Sale will be held on Wednesday 29th August, bucking the usual first Wednesday in the month trend. Quite simply busy periods mean extra sales and with close to 1000 lots he... Read more »

Just like that....The Art of Coopering

10th August, 2018

Roll out the barrel, roll out the barrel and tools. On the 26th September our Grantham saleroom will be selling by auction the tools of an author and master cooper.     As well as the master’s too... Read more »

Service as usual

9th August, 2018

For many ‘place settings’ and ‘silver service’ evoke thoughts of Downton Abbey or fine dining in expensive London restaurants.  But over the last 10 to 20 years, the thought of setting a table for a d... Read more »

A Badge Of Honour

26th July, 2018

The next Grantham Collective Sale, on Wednesday 1st August, features the usual mix of high-end art and antiques with a private collection of medals and ephemera leading the way. There are Limerick ... Read more »

Scandinavian style comes to Lincoln

15th July, 2018

Over 200 pieces of Danish silver by some of the greatest designers of the Art Nouveau and Modernist period are to be soldby at the Lincoln Collective Sale on the 18th and 19th of July.   The two-day ... Read more »

Oakham Antiques Valuation Event

12th July, 2018

Join Colin Young and John Ireland for an unique antiques valuation experience at McCarthy & Stone’s Lonsdale Park; an exclusive gated retirement community set in the heart of the beautiful market ... Read more »

Knives, Guns, Cars And Treasure

30th June, 2018

The four components that make up the title of this blog enhance many a situation, not least the 1130 plus live lot offering at Grantham’s next Collective Sale on July 4th and 5th. Yes it has been exte... Read more »

Bronze Is The New Gold

28th June, 2018

The close on 200 lot Asian Art Sale on the 5th July at Grantham forms part of the extravaganza of over 1400 lots throughout Wednesday and Thursday. Amongst this classy offering are a number of censers... Read more »

Wood You Believe It?

27th June, 2018

A George III oak cased longcase clock by that most renowned of makers John Wood (1753-1811), graces the next Grantham Collective Sale on July 4th and 5th.     The more eagle eyed viewers will remem... Read more »

Dancing Queen Sells For £15,000

15th June, 2018

We had a fantastic start to our Bourne Collective Sale on Wednesday 14th June, with lot 1 making £15,000. This bronze and ivory sculpture by Demétre H Chiparus, of Paris, is a fine example of the danc... Read more »


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