Antiques News

2nd September 2014

Our first auction at the newly built Auction room at Holsworthy Agri Centre was Live on Line at www.the-saleroom.com with over 700 lots offered to a worldwide audience. 

Purchasers registered from Russia, USA, Australia, Indonesia, and across Europe & the UK. 

1st November 2014

On 1 November 2014 at the Auction Room, a collection of over 4000 items of rural bygones were offered for sale. 

The lifetime collection of John Hammond of Bridgerule included five Lister stationary engines, selling from £110 to £360, an Auto Gardener at £230, Mountfield Ride on Mower at £680 and a Briggs & Stratton lawnmower at £150. 

8th November 2014

On a very wet morning on 8 November 2014, Kivells set up an auction at Whiteford House, Stoke Climsland and the sun finally came out as the auction got under way. 

David and Sarah Short, who are retiring to Tavistock, instructed Kivells to offer the contents of the holiday cottages plus some additional items. 

27th November 2014

On 11 November the online Collectors auction was a great success with over 50% selling to bidders online. 

A set of three watercolours by Angelos Giallina sold to a telephone bidder at £960 and an oil on canvas by Roger de la Corbiere sold at £110. 

16th December 2014

A pair of Oak Pier cabinets outshone all items at Kivells Live on Line Select Antiques Auction at Holsworthy Auction Room on Tuesday 16th December. The Cabinets had been on BBC Antiques Roadshow some 10 years ago. Fierce bidding in the Room, on the telephone and on the Internet saw the initial bid rise rapidly through the thousands and eventually the cabinets sold to one of the Internet Bidders.

13th January 2015

Kivells Auction at Holsworthy on 13th January saw yet another very successful day with 380 lots of Coins, Automobilia, Air Guns, Books, Models, Toys, Postcards & small Collectables offered to an eager audience in the Room and Live on Line. 

10th February 2015

Kivells Auction at Holsworthy on 10th February of 400 lots of Select Antiques 

Collectables was another resounding success Live on Line. 

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