Stokes mortar bombs

Bomb alerts triggered off at two auction houses in same week

16 October 2017

Bomb alerts disrupted two separate northern auction houses last week when the alarm was sounded over militaria items included in sales.

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Honiton saleroom evacuated as disposal squad called to deal with wartime bombs

25 August 2015

A bomb disposal team were called to Whittons Auctioneers in Honiton last week to remove several potentially dangerous wartime bombs.

A matter of safety and security

26 June 2002

Butterfields, the San Francisco auctioneers, who made the national press in March following the controversy over a Malcolm X archive, were front page material again in June following the sale of the only surviving parts from the atomic bomb dropped over Hiroshima.