Bentley’s

Bentley’s is an auction house in Cranbrook, Kent. Founded by Raj Bisram and Wilfred Wheaton in 1995, it was originally called Cranbrook Auction Rooms but changed name in 2000.

Mark Foster joined as co-director in 1996 and well known auctioneer Nick Hall joined Bentley’s in 2017.


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Medal minted as US presidential thanks for lifesaving rescue off coast of Kent

19 July 2021

A recent sale at Bentley’s (19% buyer’s premium) in Cranbrook, Kent included a rare US Presidential lifesaving medallion.

Cabinet

Five lots to watch at auction this week including an Art Nouveau cabinet and a novelty silver pencil by Tiffany

21 January 2019

With estimates from £250 to £12,000, here are five previews from upcoming sales this week.

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World away from Lowry matchsticks

30 April 2018

Early works painted before an artist has adopted their signature style can make for intriguing viewing – especially if that artist is widely known.

LS Lowry drawings

Early LS Lowry drawings emerge at Kent auction

29 March 2018

A cache of early LS Lowry (1887-1976) drawings from a deceased estate in Cheshire is estimated to sell for a combined £150,000 at Bentleys Fine Art Auctioneers in Cranbrook, Kent.

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