13 AUGUST 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Here we are again, cataloguing our third sale under Covid-19.  Our second sale, of furniture, went as expected and, again, I must thank you for clearing your lots in the time frame we requested.  So, this next sale ON THE 13TH AUGUST contains all the other sections you expect to find at Bainbridges.  It will be a relatively large sale, offered online with no bidding in the room, and will be viewed BY APPOINTMENT ONLY on Wednesday the 12th August between noon and Continue reading →

13 AUGUST 2020 Images

Images of some of the items in our August sale: Our pictures section includes two watercolour views of Cumberland by John Ruskin, inscribed verso: ‘A Sketch in Cumberland by John Ruskin, and was given to me by Him. Fred Crawley’, framed (Frederick Crawley was Ruskin’s assistant).

13 August 2020

Our next auction will include pictures, shelf items, collectables …… everything except furniture.

16 JULY 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Our auction of books, signs and Oriental carpets was great, and a big thank you for paying and clearing so quickly. Our next auction is FURNITURE, GARDEN ORNAMENTS, LUGGAGE AND MIRRORS on Thursday 16th July. It starts at noon and will be over by 2 pm. You must clear quickly and by Tuesday the 21st at the latest so we can prepare the following sale. It’s online, telephone or commission bidding only, with viewing by appointment over Monday and Tuesday the 13th and Continue reading →

16 JULY 2020

Our next sale is on 16th July which will be a sale of furniture, white goods and garden ornaments. It will be live online through UKAuctioneers, or you will be able to leave commission bids or bid on the telephone by prior arrangement with Bainbridges.

25 JUNE 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, I am writing to you to say  how we hope to manage our sales for the foreseeable future whilst coping with Covid-19 distancing rules, these are to be confirmed, please check before each sale. On the 25th June we will hold an auction of ADVERTISING SIGNS, BOOKS AND ORIENTAL CARPETS.  It will be under 200 lots and ONLINE ONLY.  There will be no public allowed in the room during the sale.  You must therefore  be able to bid on-line via UKAUCTIONEERS.COM , on Continue reading →

Back in Business

I hope this finds you well and rested. I am pleased to announce that we will be opening for business from Monday 15th June 2020, subject to a number of changes. Our first auction under Covid-19 conditions will be held on Thursday 25th June 2020. It will be an online auction of books, enamelled and other advertising signs, and Oriental carpets. There will be no public presence in the room during the auction. We shall be using UK Auctioneers for online bidding and limited telephone Continue reading →

30 APRIL 2020 Postponed

Due to the current situation the 30th April sale will be postponed and we cannot take in goods, the office will be closed from Monday 30th March. We are working to send out our vendor accounts for the March sale in the usual manner. We will update this page when we have further news. Many thanks.

19 MARCH 2020 Confirmed

Bainbridges confirm that their exciting auction sale this Thursday the 19th March will take place in the usual manner.  On-line bidding is available via UKAuctioneers.com

19 MARCH 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, I hope you are all well and remain so.  When I ran the Ealing auction room in the 70s we held 6 sales a month.  Now we do one every five weeks and I can’t believe how fast it seems to arrive.  Our last sale was a cracker with nearly every lot selling over the 10 hours and £26,000 our highest price for the day. The most exciting thing to happen is receiving, from the collection of his assistant Anne Price, a fabulous Continue reading →