Summer Bling at EWBANK’S!

EWBANK’S AUCTION HOUSE, is preparing for its summer sale of jewellery, watches and coins, which takes place on the 19th June and features a single-owner collection of around 50 Victorian rings, which have been split into individual lots.

Assembled over a period of 20 years by one lady, the collection is now consigned for sale by her three daughters. The collection illustrates the fashions in rings from the Victorian period, and though they’re modest pieces, most contain small gemstones and are set in gold.

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Ewbank's Entertainment Auction - 30th May

It was a film that grossed $624 million at the box office, adding to more than $1 billion dollar taken by the first two films in the franchise – together making Marvel’s Men In Black one of the most successful movie series in history.

The main characters, Agents J and K, played by Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin (as the younger K) are noted for the black suits and ties they wear. Now Ewbank’s Auctions will offer Will Smith’s black suit and tie, as well as his white Anto Beverly Hills long-sleeved shirt, from the 2012 film, Men In Black 3 for sale at their Entertainment auction in Surrey on 30th May with a price tag of £3,000-5,000. The label inside the trousers reads ‘Mr Smith’.

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Sworders - A Plethora of Postwar, Prints and Plywood

Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers hold three sales of 20th Century Design each year – divided into three distinct sections: Arts & Crafts, Art Deco and Modern Design.

Items for their next sale on 29th May include a Piero Fornasetti waste paper bin estimated at £300 to £500, an enamelled vase by Paolo di Poli £600 to £800; a Danish PK31/3 leather sofa designed by Poul Kjaerholm, estimated at £5,000 to £8,000, and a bronze torso by Hubert Yencesse, which should fetch between £1,500 and £2,000.

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OVER 5000 Toys and Movie Props to go under the hammer.

One of the largest and most diverse toy collections to come on the market for years is up for auction on 21st and 22nd February with Anderson and Garland in Newcastle. More than 5000 toys and movie props have been collected by antique shop owner Derek Payne over 25 years. Until recently, many were on display to the public in a Toy Museum at his shop premises in Moffat, Scotland.

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Antiques bonanza from Millers at The Anchor

Chilcotts Auctioneers is to sell a variety of antiques and other items of interest from the clearance of waterside hotel, Millers at The Anchor in Porlock Weir.

The Honiton based auctioneers were invited to collect the items by Somerset hoteliers Nigel and Anne Way, who recently purchased the leasehold of the three-storey building with the intention of creating a health and wellbeing hotel.

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