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Wednesday, 26 February, 2014 - Modified on Wednesday, 26 February, 2014 at 9:41 am
The county of Staffordshire is heavily entwined with Charles II’s dramatic exile following his defeat by Cromwellian forces at the Battle of Worcester in 1651. Leaving the city by the northern gate, the King and his party made for the Catholic stronghold of Shropshire via the Staffordshire countryside; seeking refuge in the homes of loyal Catholic nobles on their way and spawning the legend of the Royal Oak at Boscobel House, in which Charles allegedly hid whilst staying at the nearby White Ladies Priory on the Staffordshire/Shropshire border.
Monday, 24 February, 2014 - Modified on Monday, 24 February, 2014 at 12:55 pm
Dedicated followers of fashion will be delighted to hear of the opportunity to ‘bag’ bargain designer accessories at a local auction house’s forthcoming Fine Art Sale.
Friday, 14 February, 2014 - Modified on Friday, 14 February, 2014 at 4:24 pm
All the latest news from the salerooms
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014 - Modified on Wednesday, 12 February, 2014 at 10:59 am
With the country poised to mark the centenary of the First World War, a local auction house is set to sell a collection of medals – including a very rare gallantry medal - that recognised the actions of a Wolverhampton soldier in the conflict.
Friday, 07 February, 2014 - Modified on Friday, 07 February, 2014 at 2:53 pm
A pair of vintage mirrors made by Wolverhampton firm W.S. Laurie’s Glass Works in the 1930s will sell at auction this month, just a few miles from where they were manufactured.
Wednesday, 05 February, 2014 - Modified on Tuesday, 11 February, 2014 at 4:22 pm
Two rare ancient coins are expected to get the collecting community in something of a spin when they come under the hammer in Wolverhampton on Friday, 28th February.
Wednesday, 22 January, 2014 - Modified on Wednesday, 22 January, 2014 at 4:22 pm
Local auction house Cuttlestones has almost doubled the number of sales it will host in the coming year, with its Home and Garden auctions now set to take place fortnightly rather than on a monthly basis.
Friday, 20 December, 2013 - Modified on Friday, 20 December, 2013 at 1:59 pm
Notification of Christmas closure
Friday, 13 December, 2013 - Modified on Friday, 20 December, 2013 at 2:35 pm
Staffordshire auction house Cuttlestones enjoyed a strong December Fine Art Sale, with one particular highlight being the sale of an Indian Mughal painting (lot 567) to a prominent New York art gallery.
Thursday, 28 November, 2013 - Modified on Thursday, 28 November, 2013 at 4:04 pm
From the decadence of Downton to swinging 60s style, fashion continually looks to the past for catwalk inspiration. However, the popularity of original vintage items of clothing and jewellery also seems to be on the rise – local auction house Cuttlestones, which has sale rooms in both Penkridge and Woverhampton – has noticed hammer prices for vintage lots are on a definite upward trend.