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Collectables is the name of the game

14th October, 2017

A lifelong collection of football memorabilia collected by a Lincoln City supporter over 64 years will be auctioned in Lincoln. The collection of mainly Lincoln City FC programmes and other memorabili... Read more »

An Award Winning Sale

22nd September, 2017

A private collection of awards, badges, medals, ephemera and buttons from the 19th century to modern conflicts opens the nigh-on 1000 lot offering at the Grantham Collective Sale on October 4th. With... Read more »

Taking the pew out of pewter

15th September, 2017

For many people pewter is associated with religious ceremonies in churches, museums and country house collections. However from the late 15th century to the end of the 17th century it was the country’... Read more »

Small Treasures

4th September, 2017

The common theme to the Collective Sale at The Grantham Auction Rooms, including the Asian Art Sale commencing at 6pm on September 6th, aside from a number of lots dovetailed throughout the early sect... Read more »

Nothing To Be Cross About

14th August, 2017

A fabulous medal takes centre stage at Golding Young’s next Collective sale at The Lincoln Auction Rooms on Wednesday 16th August. It continually amazes this valuer that such things appear at sales; ... Read more »

A Lucky Escape

7th August, 2017

Border Fine Arts sculptures, made originally at Langholm in Scotland, are highly collectable for their realistic and sensitive depictions of wildlife, farming and other countryside related sculptures.... Read more »

Is this advertising tin taking the biscuit?

31st July, 2017

The Collective Sale on Wednesday 2nd August at The Grantham Auction Rooms includes a quite fantastic advertising biscuit tin from the early 20th century. Known simply as the ‘Holy Grail’, the Gray Du... Read more »

Ercol revival continues to exceed demand

5th July, 2017

Twenty years ago the idea of G-Plan, Ercol or other 1960’s and ‘70’s furniture making reasonable , never mind good money at auction, would have been an anathema to most people in the salerooms. Now, h... Read more »

Auctioneering 'Buzz' is modern and trendy

30th June, 2017

An 18 carat gold, diamond, sapphire and emerald bee shaped pendant brooch heads the next Collective Auction at The Grantham Saleroom on Wednesday 5th July. Oozing quality it mirrors the standard of... Read more »

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 »

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