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Spoils of WWI Mesopotamian campaign set to sell in museum armouries auction

Spoils of WWI Mesopotamian campaign set to sell in museum armouries auction

Wednesday, 18 March, 2015 - Modified on Wednesday, 18 March, 2015 at 12:27 pm

Taken from a Middle Eastern battlefield nearly a century ago during the British army’s struggle against Ottoman forces in WWI, a unique piece of military history is due to go under the hammer during a museum sale on Saturday 28th March. 

 

Catalogue released for auction of major arms and armoury collection on Sat 28th March

Catalogue released for auction of major arms and armoury collection on Sat 28th March

Tuesday, 10 March, 2015 - Modified on Tuesday, 10 March, 2015 at 3:45 pm
The catalogue for a major auction of arms and armour hailing from a single, private collection that has, up until now, been housed at the Stratford Armouries Museum has now been released.

 

Back from the dead? Replica ‘Dodo’ a highlight taxidermy highlight of museum auction

Back from the dead? Replica ‘Dodo’ a highlight taxidermy highlight of museum auction

Monday, 09 March, 2015 - Modified on Monday, 09 March, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Some interesting items of taxidermy look set to cause a stir amongst collectors when they go under the hammer later this month as part of an auction of former exhibits of the Stratford Armouries Museum. West Midlands’ auctioneers, Cuttlestones, has been commissioned to sell the collection based on the continued success of its quarterly Specialist Collectors’ sales, which includes extensive militaria and taxidermy sections.

 

Your knight in shining armour? Significant suits of armour to sell at March armouries sale

Your knight in shining armour? Significant suits of armour to sell at March armouries sale

Friday, 06 March, 2015 - Modified on Monday, 09 March, 2015 at 3:36 pm

Military buffs and those with an appreciation of the art of chivalric combat will be keen to hear that several suits of armour – including two fine equestrian examples – hailing from a single, private collection will be coming up for auction at a museum sale on Saturday, 28th March. 

 

Seeing double at Stafford Half Marathon? Second Ben Gamble to take on running challenge in name of charity

Seeing double at Stafford Half Marathon? Second Ben Gamble to take on running challenge in name of charity

Friday, 06 March, 2015 - Modified on Friday, 06 March, 2015 at 3:56 pm
Local auctioneer, Ben Gamble, has more to live up to then most when he takes part in his first Stafford Half Marathon (SHM) later this year in aid of Katherine House Hospice. While most entrants will be hoping to set a personal best, Ben is unlucky enough to be competing in the shadow of his illustrious namesake who just happens to be a three-time former winner of the event! 
 

 

Impressive sporting & military bronzes to come under hammer at museum sale

Impressive sporting & military bronzes to come under hammer at museum sale

Friday, 27 February, 2015 - Modified on Monday, 09 March, 2015 at 3:37 pm

An impressive group of decorative bronzes will go under the hammer at the Stratford Armouries Auction on Saturday 28th March. The works, which depict figures of historical and military significance such as Leonardo Da Vinci, a Bedouin Prince on horseback, and a huntsman with hounds amongst others, would lend an air of magnificence to any country home or club, and are sure to be of interest to potential collectors of militaria or country sports. 

 

Cuttlestones News - Edition 19, Spring 2015

Cuttlestones News - Edition 19, Spring 2015

Thursday, 26 February, 2015 - Modified on Thursday, 26 February, 2015 at 2:16 pm

All the latest news from the salerooms

 

Major sale of arms and armoury from single collection to take place in late March

Major sale of arms and armoury from single collection to take place in late March

Tuesday, 17 February, 2015 - Modified on Monday, 09 March, 2015 at 3:37 pm

A major auction of arms and armour hailing from a single, private collection that has up until now been housed at the Stratford Armouries Civil War Museum is set to take place on Saturday, 28th March 2015.

 

Staffordshire & West Midlands auctioneer celebrates bumper year

Staffordshire & West Midlands auctioneer celebrates bumper year

Monday, 05 January, 2015 - Modified on Tuesday, 06 January, 2015 at 11:18 am

2014 proved a year of mixed fortune for auction houses in the midlands, with several firms closing their doors for good. Bucking the trend, however, was Cuttlestones Auctioneers and Valuers which - with sale rooms in both Penkridge and Wolverhampton - is celebrating the end of its busiest year to date.

 

Winter Warmers go down a treat at Cuttlestones’ Christmas Fine Art Sale

Winter Warmers go down a treat at Cuttlestones’ Christmas Fine Art Sale

Tuesday, 16 December, 2014 - Modified on Tuesday, 16 December, 2014 at 5:28 pm

Cuttlestones rounded off 2014 in spectacular style with a stellar Christmas Fine Art sale on Friday 5th December at its Penkridge salerooms, which saw lots from the Vintage Wines and Whiskeys, Fine Porcelain and Oriental Works sections feature prominently amongst the best sellers on the day.