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Tuesday, 05 May, 2015 - Modified on Tuesday, 05 May, 2015 at 3:57 pm
Saturday 28th March saw the Cuttlestones team travel down to Warwickshire to stage the much anticipated Specialist Armour and Military auction of a single, private collection held at Stratford Armouries Museum. Given the wealth of rare and interesting items up for grabs as a result of the Museum’s change of direction – to re-focus its efforts on telling the stories of the English Civil War, WWI and WWII through its significant collections relating to these conflicts – the resulting sale did not disappoint.
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.
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.
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.
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
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!
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.
Thursday, 26 February, 2015 - Modified on Thursday, 26 February, 2015 at 2:16 pm
All the latest news from the salerooms
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.
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.