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Our complete guide to buying an engagement ring in the auctions

Making a commitment to propose is huge! You’ve decided that your partner is the one that you want to spend the rest of your life with and shockingly that level of commitment may seem the easiest decision of all. Then… Continue reading →

What type of collector are you?

At UK Auctioneers, we get to witness all sorts of lots, from the obscenely valuable, to the downright bizarre. And yet, it’s abundantly clear that there’s a market out there for them all. This has led us to think more… Continue reading →

Remembering Queen Victoria

Today marks the 200-year anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth. On the 24th May 1819 the iconic future monarch was born to Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Up until 2015, Queen Victoria was our… Continue reading →

4 little known facts about Leonardo Da Vinci

The 2nd May 2019 sees the 500-year anniversary of the death of the great Leonardo Da Vinci. Most of us know Leonardo Da Vinci as an incredibly talented Italian polymath of the Renaissance period. His areas of interest included; engineering,… Continue reading →

Refurbish your auction bargains…

Refurbishing pre-loved wooden auction furniture Every day we’re seeing some beautiful pieces of furniture pass through the auctions at UK Auctioneers. Some may initially look a little unloved, or in need of some serious TLC but there really are some… Continue reading →

Unique Sales

It has been said time and time again that you can buy anything and everything in the auction rooms. Having been established for over 28 years within the industry, we would certainly agree with this statement! It’s not often that… Continue reading →

Valentine’s Day Inspiration

Valentine’s Day Inspiration The 14th February; the ‘Feast of Saint Valentine,’ or as most people recognise it today ‘Valentine’s day,’ is now rapidly approaching! Originating as a Western Christian feast day honouring martyred Saint Valentine, lovers all over the world… Continue reading →

Famous Rubies

Rubies are one variety of the mineral corundum. Sapphires are another. Rubies vary in colour from pinks, purplish reds to blood red. Colour is the biggest factor in valuing rubies – the more red the better. Deep red ‘pigeon blood’ is… Continue reading →

The Post-War Style Years 1940 – 1970

Post-War High Styles For Everyone Victorious and wealthy, the United States emerged from the Second World War in 1945 as the most powerful nation. Its influence spread quickly across much of the globe. With industry in optimistic mood, US designers… Continue reading →

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