Antiques News

19th February 2019

A smaller entry today saw spirited bidding from the crowd despite several regular purchasers missing due to the half term holiday.

Top call of the day was £65 given for a bench in from Camelford & Week St Mary Church with the same good home reaching £64 for similar. Messrs Fry of Tintagel saw their “Moroccan Table” reach £62 whilst other chairs came in from Camelford Church and hit £60 & £58.

12th February 2019

General Household Furniture


Tuesday 12 February 2019


 412 Household Furniture & Goods – Auctioneer Andrew Varney

8th January 2019

A nice entry of goods from homes throughout the Westcountry sold to a solid trade.  The best of a nice run of new jackets ranging between £15-£22 with the same home selling the best of their hammers to £14.  Messrs Jose of Bude sold the best of his collection of furniture at £35 for a collection of kitchen chairs with Chest of Drawers at £30 with another later in the sale at £32.  The pick of the beds came in from Messrs McDonald of Ashwater h

19th November 2018
Lower Landlake Farmhouse Sold as part of probate sale by Kivells

A recent probate sale in Cornwall demonstrated the strength and expertise within south west property, professional services and auctioneers Kivells this month.

Kivells dedicated departments combined to assist a client who instructed Kivells to take care of all aspects of the probate sale at the unique, ancient farmhouse of Lower Landlake on the Devon and Cornwall border in Launceston.

8th August 2018
1829 sovereign sold £440

1829 sovereign sold £440

Kivells held a collectors auction at Holsworthy on 31st July with a coin section of 220 lots which included a 1829 sovereign selling at £440

Other whole sovereigns £205 to £240, a double at £400, 1679 crown £150, 1819 halfcrown £95, French 10 franc £85, 1832 USA half cent £55 and various silver £70. A collection of world banknotes sold at £160, a Mahon ten shilling at £65 and consecutive pound notes at £32,

24th July 2018

Kivells furniture team saw a huge entry at Holsworthy on Tuesday with plenty of buyers in attendance. Top call of the day was £240 given for a leather sofa with plenty of lots up and over the £100 bracket.  

19th June 2018
Oak hall bench £920

Kivells Antiques & Collectors auction at Holsworthy Auction Room on 19th June was another outstanding success.

29th June 2018


Kivells Auctioneers had the Priviledge of conducting a ‘2 evening’ auction at Hartland Abbey and helped raise over £42,000 for 2 charities being Cancer Research UK & North Devon Hospice.

Guests saw the top call of the night reach £4,000 for a helicopter ride lunch for 6 at Portledge Estate.

Kivells Charity total for 2018 is over £150,000!

17th May 2018

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.