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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 →

Isle of Man TT and Manx Grand Prix Ephemera and Memorabilia Sale

The Isle of Man TT festival is believed to be one of the most dangerous events in sports today, so why is it still so popular? Since its inaugural race in 1907 the Isle of Man has seen thousands of… Continue reading →

Quaker Memorabilia – No Cross, No Crown

The Quaker Connection What has a crocheted tablecloth baring the words: “No Cross, No Crown”; Pennsylvania, and the European Union got in common? The answer to that question is: William Penn. William Penn Jr (14th October 1644 – 30th July… Continue reading →

Iron Age: Golf and the modern comforts of the Roman Empire

Iron Age: Golf and the modern comforts of the Roman Empire The plaudits for inventing golf has typically been foisted upon the Scottish for their development of the modern 18-hole game. Akin to most of human history, the story is… Continue reading →

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