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 →
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.
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
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 →
Images of some of the items in our March sale:
Dear Friends, Welcome to 2020. Our next sale on the 13TH FEBRUARY is the usual accumulation of interesting articles, currently still being catalogued, but I imagine about 800 lots. On the basis that the best items are the most valuable I am pleased to direct you to the PAINTINGS section. From a local family we have taken in two important oil paintings by Indonesian artists. One is by KUSUMA AFFANDI (1907-1990), on canvas titled Fish 2 it is signed and dated 1961 and measures 95 Continue reading →
Images of some of the items in our February sale:
Dear Friends, My yuletide message to you is to get down to our sale on black Thursday the 5th December. You will not believe what we have for you. Gentlemen, let me address you first if I may. Christmas needs ALCOHOL and we have shelves of it. Flavoured Vodkas abound with about 12 dozen bottles. Then there’s the Champagnes including Dom Perignon, the whiskys are mainly Scottish with plenty of single malts including Macallan 12 year old from oak and from sherry barrels, and American Continue reading →