A collection of fine pens, belonging to the screen legend Sir Christopher Lee CBE (1922 – 2015) will be sold at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions on 12 April (10am) at Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire. This fine pen collection comprises 16 lots, with prices ranging from £80 - £800.
When specialists from Nantwich fine art auctioneers Peter Wilson were called to the Sandbach home of two brothers to value the contents, they thought they knew what to expect. What they found surprised everyone: a trio of old motorcars lying seemingly forgotten in the garden … and a motorcycle in bits found scattered around the property.
Catherine Southon's first auction of the year – the auction house's 5th year – was a record with only 14% unsold. The auction took place at Farleigh Golf Club, near Croydon, on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017.
When Guy Schwinge of Duke’s in Dorchester carried out a routine valuation at a house in Dorset he spotted a pair of porcelain groups on a shelf, which have turned out to be the Holy Grail of collectors of English porcelain, with a possible link to David Garrick.