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Next Auction – Tuesday 27th February to Friday 1st March from 10am.

Viewing Monday 26th February & on the day of the sale from 9am.


2,700 antiques and collectables were up for auction across three days at Hannam’s, in Selborne, this month. The final day, which included general wares, from porcelain to silver, watches, furniture, carpets and paintings was once again a success with a variety of antiques available for all collectors. With 4,681 approved registered online bidders from across the world, the demand and interest for the lots across the three days just showed the high quality of antiques on offer. Success from numerous local house clearance throughout the month added to the quality and variety throughout the sale, offering modest valuations and the opportunity for all customers to partake in securing bargains.

Some notable items within the sale included a beautiful 18CT gold and platinum Van Cleef & Arpels diamond brooch of highly elegant form, set with brilliant cut diamonds within trailing vines, selling for £4,200. Within the Oriental department a Chinese Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze figure of a seated Buddha probably 18th century, modelled with painted features seated behind a finely engraved petal shaped surround sold to a telephone bidder for £8,500. And finally, within the clocks and watches category, a rare 18ct gold gentleman’s Patek Philippe Geneve wristwatch attracted a lot of interest in the room, online and via telephone, eventually selling for £8,800.

Hannam’s can assist by providing a comprehensive professional probate valuation of an estate. They can take the worry out of your hands by helping you value an estate and settle the affairs. Their valuers will provide a professional researched detailed report following an appointment to attend the estate. Some insurers may require or recommend that you have a professional valuation document to support any claims for an item, should something unexpected happen and Hannam’s Auctioneers can offer these insurance valuations. Alternatively, you may wish for a formal valuation of items in your home to ensure you apply the correct insurance policy via the right provider.

Due to high demand, Hannam’s will be hosting additional one day auctions in between their three-day monthly auctions. These will be available to view the day before and the morning of the sale, and as always, online. The next auctions shall be on the 7th, 8th & 9th January, and then a one-day auction on the 23rd January. For free valuations and consignment entries please visit their Selborne saleroom, or for further information, please visit the website www.hannamsauctioneers.com or call the office on 01420511788.

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