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Easter Closure

Easter Closure

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 - Modified on Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Advanced notice of easter closure

 

Art and jewellery leading lights at recent Fine Art sale

Art and jewellery leading lights at recent Fine Art sale

Monday, 07 April, 2014 - Modified on Monday, 07 April, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Our Friday, 14th March saw fantastic performances across the board – but it was the art and jewellery sections that particularly stood out...

 

Regular antique valuation ‘roadshow’ coming to Edgbaston

Regular antique valuation ‘roadshow’ coming to Edgbaston

Friday, 04 April, 2014 - Modified on Monday, 07 April, 2014 at 3:09 pm

From April onwards the last Friday of every month is set to be a red letter day for Birmingham antiques lovers, as a leading Midlands auction house hosts regular valuation sessions at Edgbaston’s Walker Memorial Hall. 

 

Collectors clamour for lots at February specialist collectors’ auction

Collectors clamour for lots at February specialist collectors’ auction

Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 - Modified on Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 at 10:09 am

With over 900 lots in the catalogue and the highest number of registered online bidders recorded before any Cuttlestones sale to date, our 28th February Specialist Collectors’ Auction looked set to be a corker. And it certainly didn’t disappoint; with strong performances across a diverse range sections covering everything from coins and militaria through transport memorabilia, arts and entertainment, toys, tribal art – and pretty much everything in between.

 

Impressive Charles II portrait expected to achieve £3 - £5k in Staffordshire auction

Impressive Charles II portrait expected to achieve £3 - £5k in Staffordshire auction

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. 

 

Chance to bag a designer bargain at Staffordshire auction

Chance to bag a designer bargain at Staffordshire auction

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.
 

 

Cuttlestones News - Edition 16

Cuttlestones News - Edition 16

Friday, 14 February, 2014 - Modified on Friday, 14 February, 2014 at 4:24 pm

All the latest news from the salerooms

 

Legacy of local WWI hero set to sell at auction

Legacy of local WWI hero set to sell at auction

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.

 

Early 20th century mirrors from prolific local manufacture to sell in Wolverhampton

Early 20th century mirrors from prolific local manufacture to sell in Wolverhampton

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.

 

Collectable coins set to cause a stir at Midlands auction

Collectable coins set to cause a stir at Midlands auction

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.