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September Auction Highlights

September Auction Highlights

Find out which lots stole the show in our recent September fine auctions

 
Four Top Toy Collecting Tips

Four Top Toy Collecting Tips

Julian Thomson, Anderson & Garland MD shares some top tip to follow when collecting toys.

 
A spotlight on Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson (1876-1955)

A spotlight on Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson (1876-1955)

Mouseman furniture has been in production for over a century and is still made by the family-run firm today, employing many of the traditional techniques used by Thompson himself.

Mouseman furniture is increasingly popular with buyers from the UK and overseas, and demand at auction is at an all-time high. Find out more about the man behind the iconic furniture and how the signature mouse began life.

 
How nostalgia fuels the collectors toy market

How nostalgia fuels the collectors toy market

Remember the James Bond Aston Martin with the working ejector seat? How about green and red Meccano? Did you ever wait eagerly for your father to bring home some new rolling stock for the Flying Scotsman, or rushing downstairs on Christmas morning to find the new Beano Annual under the tree?

 
Top 5 reasons to buy furniture at Auction

Top 5 reasons to buy furniture at Auction

Buying at auction can be overlooked for many reasons. Often perceived by the public as expensive, unaffordable, and rather daunting, however in reality, it couldn’t be more different to this. Auction houses are an Aladdin’s cave of rare finds and unique pieces that, more often than not, can be secured for a fraction of the price of their shop equivalents at retail prices.

Here are 5 top reasons to buy furniture at Auction.

 
Victor Pasmore artwork sells for £62,500 (inc buyers premium)

Victor Pasmore artwork sells for £62,500 (inc buyers premium)

On Thursday 29th July, Anderson & Garland sold Composition in White, Black and Indian Red executed July - August 1954 by Artist Victor Pasmore as part of The Modern Auction for an outstanding £62, 537 (inc. buyers premium)

 
Why collect Wine and Whisky? And what to look for when investing.

Why collect Wine and Whisky? And what to look for when investing.

Whilst choosing a nice bottle of wine to share over dinner is one thing, choosing a bottle to invest in requires a different set of selection criteria. Find out what our experts have to say about investing.

 
Anderson & Garland Newsletter - July 2021

Anderson & Garland Newsletter - July 2021

With 15 Auctions under our belt so far this year, there has been lots going on here at A&G. Find out about what we have planned for Autumn/Winter plus meet the the latest recruites to the A&G team. 

 
Jaques of London Chess Set demands attention from across the globe

Jaques of London Chess Set demands attention from across the globe

The Anderson and Garland Homes & Interiors Auction on Tuesday 6th July was a roaring success! One item in particular, a Jaques of London chess set (lot 440) attracted interest from buyers both near and far.

 
Online Modern auction proves a real hit with buyers.

Online Modern auction proves a real hit with buyers.

Last week’s online-only Modern auction had buyers from across the world bidding in their droves at Anderson & Garland of Newcastle. Specialists had carefully selected 265 lots of furniture, furnishings, ceramics, glass, and sculpture from homes across the UK.
 
Stunning diamonds lead Anderson & Garland’s Christmas Jewellery auction.

Stunning diamonds lead Anderson & Garland’s Christmas Jewellery auction.

Anderson and Garland’s recent jewellery sale on 7th December was headlined by a selection of stunning diamond rings, consigned from a South Shields vendor.
 
Anderson & Garlands biggest ever Fine Wine & Whisky auction

Anderson & Garlands biggest ever Fine Wine & Whisky auction

Anderson & Garlands biggest ever Fine Wine & Whisky auction sees unprecedented level of demand
Anderson & Garland Auctioneers’ held a live online Fine Wine and Whisky Sale on 7th December. Managing Director Julian Thomson commented, ‘It was perfect timing for the Christmas season, with buyer’s spending big on the great lots offered, and perhaps consoling themselves for the lack of Christmas parties, at the end of this altogether challenging year’.