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Congreve clock fascinates collectors

12th June, 2017

Clock collectors have been fascinated with the Congreve clock for the past two centuries. Originally invented by Sir William Congreve in 1808 and presented to the Prince Regent in that year to great a... Read more »

Incense Burner Ends Up Smelling Of Roses

9th June, 2017

The Asian Art sale at The Grantham Auction Rooms on the evening of Wednesday 7th June once again proved the buoyancy of the market as a variety of objects found new homes across the world, achieving a... Read more »

Orient Excess

23rd May, 2017

The Grantham Auction Rooms are delighted to showcase another Asian Art Sale on Wednesday, 7th June at 7pm. A tremendous mix of items can be found, with several hundred lots and counting. The illustr... Read more »

Leading lights in glass manufacturing

12th May, 2017

Glass manufacturing in the 18th Century was at its peak in England. Always diverse, handmade and although sometimes made using crude implements some of the most intricate and sophisticated pieces were... Read more »

Who called 999?

10th May, 2017

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own fire engine, and not just a corgi model, now may be your chance to own this 1987 Dennis fire engine, registration D374 DBK. Dennis is one the UK’s most well-... Read more »

Long John Silver sighting in Bourne

6th May, 2017

Long John Silver couldn’t have hoped for better than the offering of gold, silver and collectable coins in the May Collective Sale at The Bourne Auction Rooms. As well as the usual offering of gold ... Read more »

Judging A Book By Its Cover

25th April, 2017

With its battered extremity, scratched and tarnished giltwork, split spine and general dishevelment, I walked past a cumbersome Victorian album once or twice during cataloguing for the Collective Sale... Read more »

Last Orders For 3 Grantham Pub Signs?

21st April, 2017

The Collective Sale at The Grantham Auction Rooms  on Wednesday 3rd May includes three local pub signs; illustrations of social history and quirky objects which bring a smile and decorate any interior... Read more »

The Satuma Love Affair

12th April, 2017

From the 1830’s America tried to trade with Japan. Diplomacy failed and so did the arrival of a US 72-cannon warship in 1846 entering Tokyo Bay. Renewed attempts both diplomatic and otherwise continue... Read more »

Bags of Quality for sale at Grantham

22nd March, 2017

The forthcoming Collective Sale at The Grantham Auction Rooms on Wednesday 5th April contains an exquisite private collection of luxury handbags and jewellery. This who’s who of fashion names include... Read more »

Beswick development was a master stroke

10th February, 2017

The firm of Beswick was established in Longton, Stoke on Trent in 1894 by James Wright Beswick. In its early days it was mainly known as a producer of dinner and teawares. It was not until the 1930’s ... Read more »

Architectural salvage sale success

30th January, 2017

With over 3,500 people viewing the online catalogue the Architectural Salvage Sale on Saturday 28th January was always going to be a virtual sell-out. View day was freezing with a biting wind and sal... Read more »

Now is the time to buy

25th January, 2017

With Christmas a distant memory and 2017 in full swing, our second sale of the year at The Grantham Auction Rooms is just around the corner on Wednesday 1st February. It is therefore time for this val... Read more »

Unique Christmas gifts within the saleroom

12th December, 2016

At Golding Young & Mawer’s December auction at The Bourne Auction Rooms there are a large number of interesting and eclectic lots to suit every taste and budget. With Christmas in mind it’s a grea... Read more »

Estate Sale - Entries close December 15th

10th December, 2016

On the 4th January we will be hosting a joint Collective and Estate Sale at our Grantham Saleroom. You are invited to consign your items into this sale, but the catalogue strictly closes for entries ... Read more »

Lincoln Postcard Masterclass

26th November, 2016

We have the privilege in the 7th December Collective Auction at The Grantham Auction Rooms of offering one of the most comprehensive and high class Lincolnshire postcard collections ever assembled. C... Read more »

Steaming into 2017

18th November, 2016

Specialist sections come no better than the collection of scratch built steam engines to be held at The Bourne Auction Rooms on Wednesday 8th February, 2017 as part of our Automobilia Sale. From a st... Read more »

Sign of the Times

4th November, 2016

The Automobilia Sale at The Bourne Auction Rooms on Wednesday 9th November features some of the very best signs for road and rail, including a collection of over forty from a single private collection... Read more »

Eastern Promises Fulfilled at Asian Art Sale

3rd November, 2016

The specialist Asian Art sales at The Grantham Auction Rooms are now in their seventh year and are continuing to post exceptional results, with works of art from the Far East being spread across the g... Read more »

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