10 January 2013


Winnie-the-Pooh drawings boost Michael Winner sale

10 January 2013

As predicted, Michael Winner’s superb collection of original book illustrations realised a total in excess of £1m at Sotheby’s.


Big announcement due on Bermondsey

10 January 2013

A decision is due soon which could prove very significant for the future of Bermondsey Antiques and Vintage Market.

Fitzwilliam raid – new charge

09 January 2013

A fifth person has been charged in connection to the theft of 18 Chinese artefacts from the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.


Elkington’s finest emerge in Cheshire

02 January 2013

A routine house call in the Macclesfield area saw Cheshire auctioneer Adam Partridge return with a superb pair of Elkington & Co ormolu and cloisonné enamel vases in the boot of his car.


$6m Breguet breaks its own auction record

02 January 2013

This elaborately cased Breguet quarter-striking clock mounted with a half quarter striking gold watch has beaten its own record as the highest-priced clock ever sold at auction.


Coins turn out to be pure auction gold as record falls

02 January 2013

Gorringes have set what is thought to be a record price for a coin in the UK provinces, taking £240,000 for a gold Queen Anne Vigo Five Guineas of 1703 at their sale in Lewes last month.

Dreweatts and Bloomsbury sell to Baldwin’s owners

02 January 2013

Noble Investments, owners of coin specialists Baldwin’s, have acquired The Fine Art Auction Group, owners of provincial auctioneers Dreweatts and rare books, manuscripts and contemporary works on paper specialists Bloomsbury Auctions.