Batemans is an auction house and valuation firm based in Stamford in Lincolnshire.

Established in 2001 by the artist and antiques dealer Ron Bateman with his daughter Kate Bateman, the firm initially occupied the Stamford Corn Exchange on Broad Street in the centre of Stamford. Having moved to a modern saleroom on Ryhall Road, it is now run by Greg Bateman and sales regularly include items such as fine art, collectables, jewellery, watches, silver and coins.

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Psychedelic music poster by Martin Sharp captures Sixties spirit at Batemans auction

20 December 2017

The psychedelic posters produced to promote the likes of Bob Dylan, Cream and Jimi Hendrix encapsulate the spirit of the Sixties – and can catch the eye at auction, such as the Batemans sale this month.


Time warp reveals a Girtin Windsor watercolour

30 October 2017

The clearance of a neglected local property by Lincolnshire auction house Batemans (20% buyer’s premium) unearthed several treasures including two watercolours by the 18th century British painter Thomas Girtin (1775-1802).


Batemans heads for the border with Berwick views

09 October 2017

A pair of watercolours depicting Berwick-upon-Tweed, the northern-most town in England, turned up at Batemans (20% buyer’s premium) on September 2.


Cups and bowl serve up £10,500

28 August 2017

Offered as a job lot, these 2¾in (7cm) tall Chinese cloisonné stemmed cups and tea bowl pictured here were entered into the August 15 sale at Stamford auction house Batemans (20% buyer’s premium) by a private vendor content with the £50-70 estimate.


Jumbo collection of Heyde figures

14 January 2017

ALSO offered at Batemans on December 3 was a wilder scene than the docile cattle mentioned in the story left.