TV & Film Memorabilia
In our memorabilia auctions we have a section dedicated to quite a new area of collecting interest and that is TV & Film Memorabilia, this is an area of collectables which has taken off over the last 10 – 15 years. Collectors are keen to purchase original cinema movie posters from the 1930’s – 1980’s, examples from classic films and genres like Star Wars, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, James Bond, Hammer Horror, Gone with the Wind etc can achieve very high prices.
Other items of interest are Film and TV costumes and props, with these items provenance is key to achieving high prices at auction. Items relating to famous personalities from the TV and the Big Screen have proven popular in the past.
If you have an item or collection you are looking to have value or sell please contact us.
Rock & Pop Memorabilia
Another area of interest in collectable memorabilia is Rock & Pop memorabilia, the most popular being from the 1960’s and 1970’s. Items that bring the highest prices at auction include personal owned items, original autographs, concert tickets, programmes, original concert memorabilia etc. Items relating to famous bands and artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Oasis, The Sex Pistols, The Clash and other cult bands and artists.
If you have an item of Rock & Pop memorabilia you would like to have valued please contact us.
Items of Sporting memorabilia can achieve high prices at auction, popular sports such as Football, Rugby, Cricket and Golf lead the way. Original items owned by sporting personalities are popular as are awards & medals, early football programmes from the pre war and early post war era, early sporting equipment such as turn of the century Golf Clubs, match worn clothing, autographed items etc.
Watches & Clocks
Watches and Clocks are very popular items at auction with the top of the range makes attracting premium prices. We sell in our auctions wrist watches, mantle clocks, pocket watches etc
Coins & Bank Notes
Coins and Bank notes can bring very high prices at auction. Like all collectables condition is key to achieving high values. Early hammered coins are very popular in the current collecting climate.
Stamps have been collected ever since the first stamp was issued. Uncirculated examples are the most popular. Often stamps were collected in albums and these can turn up surprises with rare examples mixed in with more common stamps.
Antiquarian Books & Ephemera
Antiquarian books can fetch high prices at auction, especially if they are first editions of well known reference works or by particular authors. Books do not have to be antique to have value, for example a 1stedition of Harry Potter can bring several thousands of pounds.
Paperwork and Ephemera is a very popular collectable currently, with items from the early part of the last century and earlier being sort after. Anything relating to major disasters such as the sinking of the Titanic or political movements such as the Suffragettes is very popular with collectors.
China and Glassware
China and porcelain has historically been steady selling at auctions with collectors paying premiums for items made by Moorcroft,. Glassware is also very popular with items by the famous French artist Rene Lalique leading the way. Items must be in very good condition to be sold in our auctions.
Transportation memorabilia includes items of Aviation interest, Nautical items, Railwayana and Automobilia. Items which are currently of interest to collectors include items relating to famous aircraft or pilots, shipping line items, Titanic and other Cruise liner items, Ships Wheels, Ships plaques, Ships bells, Railway posters, Railway instruments & gauges, Railways paperwork, Vintage travel posters, early car badges, car dealership memorabilia etc
Vintage Photography is currently in vogue, vintage cameras can produce good results at auction. The most popular items are photograph albums with images of travel interest from the 19th Century and early 20th century, with albums having images in Imperial China, Australia, Far East, India attracting premium prices.
Enamel Badges & Political Badges,