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How to bid at an art auction: everything budding collectors need to know

Art auctions usually make the headlines because a famous work has sold for an eye watering amount.

Bidding at auction can be daunting enough when you’re doing it for the first time, and the fear that prices may spiral beyond your control is common to those just starting to build an art collection. 1,242 more words


Britain's oldest functioning car on sale

The world’s oldest functioning British motor car goes under the hammer at Bonhams London to Brighton Sale at New Bond Street on 3 November.

The 1894 Santler 3½ Dogcart was built by Charles and Walter Santler, two brothers from Malvern, Worcestershire. 231 more words


Jewel of the day: Vintage Clown Charm Bracelet

People either love or loathe clowns. But this sweet little charm bracelet, offered for sale in the upcoming October 11 auction by Bonhams, could swing you to the love side. 66 more words


G.Mazzolini painted this picture of 'Cherubs playing in a landscape' in the 19th Century

In a lovely carved Italian frame this painting of cherubs amused Anthony Sargeant some 30 years ago when he saw it in a provincial auction. He plans to sell it through Bonhams in Knightsbridge in the next few months. 14 more words

Anthony Sargeant

Bonham’s Fine Photographs Online Auction

Anybody unable to attend next week’s Fine Photographs auction at Bonham’s New York may find this weekend’s online auction a helpful alternative. From 29th September to 9 October, Bonham’s will be holding an online auction of photographic prints from a range of photographers including Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and Elliott Erwitt. 19 more words


New Archive - M. Turpin Antiques

Thanks again to the generosity of our wide community of friends and supporters we have accepted the donation of the partial archive of the well-known antique furniture dealer M. 785 more words


Historically significant Peugeot – the first car in Italy – to star 
on the 2017 London to Brighton Run

The very first car to have been driven on Italian roads is one of the special entries in this year’s Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run supported by Hiscox. 685 more words