5 things on our Watch List this September

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Here are the five lots we’re watching closely this month. From film props to fine art, there’s something for everyone to get excited about this autumn.   1. Rowling (J.K.) The Tales of Beedle the Bard, first edition, signed presentation inscription. Estimate £700 – £1000 We’re investing in Harry Potter. With Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find … Continue reading “5 things on our Watch List this September”

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Why you should invest in Chinese Art of the 20th Century

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Lazarus Halstead, Head of Asian Art at Chiswick Auctions, writes about the sometimes misunderstood value of Chinese art of the 20th Century.   With the boom in the Chinese art market in recent years leading to many pieces returning to China, both dealers and auction houses have complained about the difficulty in sourcing good quality … Continue reading “Why you should invest in Chinese Art of the 20th Century”

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Top 10 lots sold on thesaleroom.com in July

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It’s August already and time to bring you a round up of the Top Ten lots sold on thesaleroom.com in July. Luxury products proved popular this month, with our list featuring three cars from H&H’s Motor Car Auction and two high-end watches. Chinese art also continues to make our top list with a huanghulali dining table and a bronze censer.   … Continue reading “Top 10 lots sold on thesaleroom.com in July”

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It’s the summer of sport! Celebrate with your own piece of sporting history.

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With the England football team’s dreams recently dashed, another Wimbledon win for Murray, and the Olympic Games just around the corner, all eyes are on sport this summer. Colin Palmer, sporting specialist at Adam Partridge Auctioneers, talks about some of the top lots in their upcoming sports memorabilia sale, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the … Continue reading “It’s the summer of sport! Celebrate with your own piece of sporting history.”

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This summer, put down your Kindle and pick up a piece of literary history!

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One for all the literary lovers! Chris Albury at Dominic Winter’s Auctioneers takes us through some of his favourite lots in their Printed Books, Maps & Prints auction on 21 July. It is devoted to children’s books, private press books, modern first editions and related artefacts including literary letters, toys, games and puzzles.   CA: … Continue reading “This summer, put down your Kindle and pick up a piece of literary history!”

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