Auction News

Disgruntled Employee Takes the Biscuit

Disgruntled Employee Takes the Biscuit

While
at first glance, the Huntley & Palmer biscuit tin included
in Bonhams’ sale appears to portray nothing more than
a peaceful summer’s day in a traditional English garden,
keen eyes may spot a couple of irregularities that are more
than likely to shock.

Footballing heroes’ memorabilia to draw the crowds at Bonhams

Footballing heroes’ memorabilia to draw the crowds at Bonhams


Bonhams’ Sale of Sporting Memorabilia at Chester on 27 April
will include many rare items from the annals of footballing history.

Pop legend’s piano to sell

Pop legend’s piano to sell

One
of the most listened-to pianos in recording history is put up
for auction.

Nelson and Battle of Trafalgar sale

Nelson and Battle of Trafalgar sale

“With
the bi-centenary celebrations underway for Horatio Nelson’s victory
at the Battle of Trafalgar, Bonhams is hoisting the flag for its
July Sale of Nelson and Royal Navy 1806-1815 related memorabilia
– the first of its kind to be held by an international auction
house to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.

Tinplate and Plastic Auction

Tinplate and Plastic Auction

Following
on from its successful sale in November, which was part
of its best week, ever – toy auction house Vectis is
to offer its latest collection of tinplate toys on March
17th.

Attic Find! Golly Gosh!

Attic Find! Golly Gosh!


Vectis the specialist Toy auction house is to auction a rare
Steiff Golly in its 16th of March auction.

Barbara Kruger Prints To Be Seen at Bonhams

Barbara Kruger Prints To Be Seen at Bonhams

American
artist, Barbara Kruger’s series of 9 lithographs ‘Untitled
(We Will No Longer Be Seen And Not Heard) 1985’ will
be seen and talked about when it comes up for sale in Bonhams’
Modern and Contemporary Prints auction on March 14.

Crumb’s the Word! Iconic cartoonist Robert Crumb at Bonhams

Crumb’s the Word! Iconic cartoonist Robert Crumb at Bonhams


‘ Bad
boy’ cartoonist Robert Crumb is set to take the arts,
fashion and publishing world by storm this Spring when his
latest book – The R. Crumb Handbook – is launched by London
publisher MQ Publications. Bonhams Auctioneers will host
the book launch at 101 New Bond Street on Wednesday 16 March
2005.

The Angling Library of John Simpson

The Angling Library of John Simpson

Bonhams
presents the Angling Library of John Simpson, described by Classic
Angling as “the sale of the decade”.

Americana week at Sothebys

Americana week at Sothebys

On
January 21st, over 200 pieces of English salt-glazed stoneware
will be offered from The Collection of Bernard and Judith Newman.