Kivells Online Auction at Holsworthy Auction Room on 15th May saw 600 lots offered to an enthusiastic audience in the room and over 250 worldwide bidders Online.
Kivells can be traced back to 1885 when William Thomas Kivell set himself up in business as an auctioneer and land agent, first in Pyworthy and then in Holsworthy. Kivells is organised around five divisions, Agricultural sales and auctions (including the 3 livestock markets at Holsworthy, Hallworthy and Exeter and on farm sales throughout the Westcountry). Farm, Residential and Commercial Property (covering sales and lettings).
Kivells antiques & collectors auction at Holsworthy Auction room on 17th April saw 100 lots of jewellery keenly contested with many happy vendors.
Kivells held a collectors auction at Holsworthy on 20th March being instructed by the Executors of the late Derek ‘Derry’ Jones of Sutcombe to offer his Triumph motorbike, two Ventriloquist dummies and other stage related items.
Kivells auctioneers are delighted to announce the recruitment of Andrew Varney as auctioneer and fieldsman. Andrew joins the company after over 40 years’ experience selling at livestock markets across the South West of England. Andrew is based at the newly built Holsworthy Livestock Market and will actively be involved in Furniture, Machinery & Livestock Sales on a weekly basis. Speaking after he was appointed Andrew said, “I am looking
Kivells 20th February Antiques & Collectors Auction held at Holsworthy Auction Room & On Line at thesaleroom.com, saw a glimmer of hope that furniture values are on the up. An Irish leather button back wing armchair with superb carved legs easily outstripped the pre sale guide to sell at the magnificent sum of £1400.
Kivells auctioneers are delighted to announce that due to public demand, they are now holding fortnightly sales of household furniture and effects at the Holsworthy auction centre situated on the edge of the town. Since moving to the new auction site the sales of furniture and effects have become really busy with between 1000 – 1200 lots becoming the norm. One example of this was last week when over 1400 lots went under the hammer with 150+
Kivells first online Collectors Auction of 2018 on 23rd January attracted a huge entry of 1,040 lots which were offered to a packed Auction room and nearly 300 bidders registered online.
Kivells Select Antiques & Collectors Auction on 5th December at Holsworthy Auction Room finished the Year on a high.
Great interest was shown prior to the Auction with over 250 bidders registered On Line from across the Globe.
Eager bidders in the room, on the telephones and live On Line were the order of the day at Kivells Holsworthy Auction Room on 15th August.
Top price of the day was paid for a Breitling Navitimer wristwatch, the sellers’ brother having purchased it in the 1960’s. Bidding took off and the final bid of £2300 secured the watch for a bidder On Line in Austria.