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Poster with links to Staffordshire-filmed movie up for auction on Friday 28th April

Poster with links to Staffordshire-filmed movie up for auction on Friday 28th April

Monday, 24 April, 2017 - Modified on Monday, 24 April, 2017 at 12:53 pm
Staffordshire and Hollywood may seem worlds apart, but the county’s rolling countryside provided the backdrop for Pinewood Studio’s 1948 film Blanche Fury, a tragic period drama based on a real-life Victorian murder case. The poster set to come under the hammer is a handmade example featuring local farmer Bill Salt of Wooton Grange, on whose farm the movie was filmed. Bill, who appeared in the film as a coachman, also visited Pinewood Studios to advise actors in the Staffordshire accent and, on the poster, is named alongside star Valerie Hobson and other cast members. Read more >>
Extra Home & Garden Auction – 29th March

Extra Home & Garden Auction – 29th March

Friday, 17 March, 2017 - Modified on Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 at 11:11 am
We have added an additional auction in to our schedule at Wolverhampton due to the great volume of goods coming into the saleroom. It is taking shape to be an excellent catalogue, so make sure you add the date to your diary – Wednesday 29th March. Read more >>
Hammer falls on rare lithograph of ‘lost’ masterpiece at £6,500

Hammer falls on rare lithograph of ‘lost’ masterpiece at £6,500

Wednesday, 08 March, 2017 - Modified on Wednesday, 08 March, 2017 at 11:57 am
A rare lithograph of Royal Academy artist David Roberts’ (1796-1864) ‘The Siege and destruction of Jerusalem’ was the undoubted star lot at Staffordshire auction house Cuttlestones’ Fine Art sale on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd March. Read more >>
From rare paintings to Civil War artefacts: March Fine Art action is a treasure trove

From rare paintings to Civil War artefacts: March Fine Art action is a treasure trove

Wednesday, 22 February, 2017 - Modified on Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 at 11:24 am
Our first Fine Art Sale of the year is set to see a real treasure trove of lots come under the hammer. With some 933 lots in the catalogue, the sale has been extended from a 1 day to a 2 day sale to take place on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd March 2017 – and there are some very interesting lots spread across a diverse range of categories. Read more >>
Auction of Star Wars toys expected to bring collectors out in force…

Auction of Star Wars toys expected to bring collectors out in force…

Wednesday, 25 January, 2017 - Modified on Wednesday, 25 January, 2017 at 12:50 pm
The enduring appeal of the Star Wars movie franchise means that memorabilia relating to the films can command significant sums when it comes up for auction. Wolverhampton auction house Cuttlestones has first-hand experience of this, with Star Wars items regularly passing through its Specialist Collectors’ sales. Read more >>
£7k silver football trophy and £2k Behnes’ sketches among highlights at our Fine Art & Antique Auction

£7k silver football trophy and £2k Behnes’ sketches among highlights at our Fine Art & Antique Auction

Wednesday, 07 December, 2016 - Modified on Tuesday, 03 January, 2017 at 4:15 pm
We saw two particularly spectacular prices achieved for lots in our Friday, 2nd December Fine Art Auction. The second oldest football league cup in the country – the Wednesbury Charity Football Cup - saw the hammer fall at £7,250 to a telephone bidder, whilst a sketch book attributed to the prolific Victorian sculptor Behnes achieved an impressive £2,200. Read more >>
International Royal Doulton collectors expected to bid in force

International Royal Doulton collectors expected to bid in force

Monday, 21 November, 2016 - Modified on Saturday, 26 November, 2016 at 7:36 am
Located roughly 20 miles from the heart of the potteries, it’s little wonder Staffordshire auction house Cuttlestones sees a significant amount of ceramics pass through its sales. However, examples set to come under the hammer in its Friday, 2nd December 2016 have surprised even its experienced ceramics specialists. Read more >>

Auction Dates

Specialist Collectors'
Home & Garden
Wednesday 3rd May '17
Penkridge Auction Rooms
Catalogue available 28th April
Home & Garden
Wednesday 10th May '17
Wolverhampton Auction Rooms
Catalogue available 5th May
Fine Art & Antique
Thursday 8th June '17 - Friday 9th June '17
Penkridge Auction Rooms
Catalogue available 2nd June
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