Auction News

Royal Rocking Horse Set To Canter Away At Auction

Royal Rocking Horse Set To Canter Away At Auction

A stunning rocking horse, which is believed to have been made for one of the children of King George V (1910 –1936), is to go under the hammer.

Gallons Of Toby Jugs To Go Under The Hammer

Gallons Of Toby Jugs To Go Under The Hammer

The
summer season at Bonhams Knightsbridge starts in earnest with
a nod to Britain’s historic drinking culture, as an extensive
collection of late 18th and early 19th century “Toby Jugs”
go under the hammer in a sale of Staffordshire Figures and Blue-Printed
Earthenwares on 11 May.

Pot Of Gold Over The Rainbow As Judy Garland Dress Sells For An Auction Record Of £140,000

Pot Of Gold Over The Rainbow As Judy Garland Dress Sells For An Auction Record Of £140,000

The
original dress worn by the star Judy Garland when she immortalised
the character of Dorothy in the classic film masterpiece,
The Wizard of Oz, sold for a staggering £140,000 today
– over 4 times it’s estimate.

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.