A great end to the month
Two super sales to end the month of February with high prices reached in all departments.
In furniture, an Ercol vintage retro daybed sofa reached £640 and a William Tillman fine repro mahogany dining table sold for an impressive £750.
In our specialist garden architectural department a large cast iron stag in a bronzed finish made £580.
A pair of large Royal Crown Derby limited edition paperweights were sold to a buyer from New Zealand for £800.
Our first timed online auction of the contents of Sweetings engineers was a big success too with buyers from all over the country battling it out online.
We are now busy preparing for our forthcoming March sales with fresh lots coming in to stock every day.
Our next sale is on Saturday March 14. The full catalogue will be online on the evening of Friday 6th March.
That same weekend we have our Gallery of Pictures sale, with a great selection of paintings on offer. The catalogue for this is online already.
Two Auctions This Weekend
The next Antique and Interiors sale will be held on Saturday February 28th at 11am and will feature a special section of garden architectural items. Viewing is on Friday 27th February between 10am and 7pm and saleday from 9am.
Highlights include this pair of large Royal Crown Derby limited edition pheasant paperweights (lot 1).
The catalogue for a timed online auction of automotive parts and metalwork engineering machines(ending 15.00GMT Friday 27th February) is now available to view online.
We are now accepting entries for a specialist section in our sale on April 11th - Sporting Guns, Antique Firearms and Weapons.
Our next sale is on Saturday February 14th at 11am. Viewing is on Friday between 10am and 7pm and saleday from 9am.
We are now accepting entries for a specialist section in our sale on April 11th - Sporting Guns, Antique Firearms and weapons.
Valentine's Day Sale
This super Art Deco silver tea set has just been catalogued for sale and is expected to fetch between £400 and £600. If you have any silver items to enter for this auction please do bring them down to Vine Street and we will value them for you. Last date for entries in all sections of this sale is Thursday 5th February.
Auction Saturday ahead!
A selection of Chinese silks are expected to gather interest from across the globe in this Saturday's sale.
600 plus lots will go under the hammer with an interesting section of textiles including shawls and table covers featuring Oriental scenes including dragons, cranes and butterflies.
In addition, our objet d'art section has a number of bronzes including a bronze group of a boy with a greyhound.
Our furniture section highlight is a pair of George III mahogany elbow chairs with satinwood panels and ribbed and fluted legs.
Viewing for the sale is on Friday between 10am and 7pm and on the morning of the sale between 9am and when the sale starts at 11am.
The fully illustrated catalogue is available now online.
We are still accepting pictures for our quarterly picture sale which takes place on March 16. The deadline is Saturday February 14. We will look forward to hearing from you!
Yorkshire oak reigns
Our Yorkshire oak furniture sold well on Saturday with a Mouseman stool selling for £440.
A child's Wrenman chair made £220 and a wall hanging corner cabinet by the same maker reached £440.
Other highlights included an enamel Black Cat advertising sign that made £340 and an aquamarine and diamond ring that reached £640.
Our team are now busy packing lots to send to buyers all over the world and our vans are out delivering goods to successful buyers up and down the country.
We are taking in goods for forthcoming sales which are on Saturday January 31. February 14th and 28. The next catalogue will be online on Friday January 23.
Auction this Saturday
Our next Saturday sale will take place this weekend, with something to suit all tastes and budgets.
Antiques, collectables, ceramics, jewellery, silver and cabinet lots, Antique furniture, Yorkshire oak, Retro and home furnishings will all be going under the hammer.
The catalogue is now online and fullyphotographed.
In furniture we have quality Yorkshire oak furniture from makers including Gnomeman, Acornman, Beaverman, and Wrenman.
Highlights in jewellery look set to include a dazzling fancy colour light brown certificated diamond and diamond halo cluster ring with an estimate of £8000-£10,000.
Viewing is on Friday January 16 from 10am to 7pm and before the sale starts from 9am. The auction will start at 11am on Saturday 17th January.
We are now taking in pictures for our Galley of Pictures sale in March.
Happy New Year
An impressive 568 people registered to buy on Saturday for our first sale of 2015.
A single owner collection of Royal Mint silver proof coins made good prices along with pure silver bars from the same source selling altogether for a total of £2000.
An unusual lot came in the form of two Don Bradman cricket flicker books that sold for £120, with the money made being donated to local charity St Catherine's Hospice.
In furniture, a collection of Gordon Russell teak vintage retro furniture made £620 and was bought by a customer with an association with the furniture maker's workshop in Broadway, Worcestershire.
Our highest selling jewellery piece was a tanzanite and diamond ring stamped 585, selling for £1,000, together with provenance proving that it was one of the earliest tanzanite stoned mined and purchased in Tanzania in 1969.
Upcoming sales include January 17 and 31,
February 14 and 28.
We are always taking items in for forthcoming sales so please do visit us at our Scarborough Seaside Saleroom.