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Estonian Olympic cycling medals strike gold

12 November 2013

It is not often that auctioneer Graham Budd finds his name splashed over the front pages of Estonian newspapers but when a particular group of cycling memorabilia came up at his November 4-5 sale it is exactly what happened.

Auction Reports

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‘Wild man’ spoon is Benson best-seller

10 June 2013

The Benson collection of early spoons was dispersed at Christie’s King Street last week. The highest selling lot was a Henry VI spoon with a Wodewose or wild man finial (one of only four known) which was secured by a UK private buyer on the phone for £70,000.

Auction Reports

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A case used for keeping pet crickets

29 October 2012

This small 6in (15cm) object made of gourd, ivory and pierced tortoiseshell would have originally housed crickets in 18th century China.

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V&A expansion plan approved

16 July 2012

The Victoria and Albert Museum has been given planning permission to create a new purpose-built underground gallery, courtyard area and entrance.

News

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Great season of sporting antiques

25 October 2010

IN a week when the 1968 European Cup winner’s medal awarded to George Best sold for £130,000, the appearance of more blue-chip sporting memorabilia on the auction market has been announced.

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Stanley Matthews’ boots bring epic £32,000 bid

08 March 2010

THE 1953 FA Cup Final will forever be known as the Matthews Final.It was while playing for Blackpool against Bolton Wanderers that the legendary winger Sir Stanley Matthews (1915-2000) gave his career-defining performance and won the only major honour of a long career.

 

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