Hannam's | About Us

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About Us

Founded in the summer of 2014, Hannam’s have seen their rise within the auction industry grow rapidly. Based in the quaint village of Selborne, Hampshire, easily accessible from London and Europe, the company hold eight three-day auctions every year. These fine art auctions comprise of a vast number of categories, from porcelain, to ornaments, to clocks and watches, to their very popular oriental works of art. Alongside this, Hannam’s offer a general sale on the third day of the auction, with decorative items combined with paintings, carpets and furniture.

As well as the three-day auction, Hannam’s also hold a one day European & Oriental fine antiques auction every month, covering silver, gold, jewellery, clocks, wristwatches and pocket watches, as well as additional Oriental lots, due to the demand of the industry.

Hannam’s Auctioneers will focus on items of good quality and with impeccable provenance where possible, using the online market to ensure clients receive the best possible exposure for their items. Listed on www.the-saleroom.com, www.liveauctioneers.com, www.invaluable.com and www.easyliveauction.com, items can be viewed worldwide during the lead up to the auction. Utilising these platforms we are able to reach in excess of 38 countries worldwide during each sale day, with over 3,000 approved registered bidders every auction.

Our Auction House prides itself on combining a high level of expertise and professionalism, with the friendly attitude and personal service that clients have become accustomed to. Our Sellers can be comfortable in the knowledge that their items are going to achieve the best possible price at auction.

Some notable success results over the previous years at Hannam’s include:

A rare Omega stainless steel automatic military issue wristwatch c1968. Sold for £32,000.

A rare Rolex stainless steel automatic military issue submariner wristwatch c1972. Sold for £44,000.

A superb Austrian mother of pearl and painted glass screen, depicting eight finely executed panels of various Austria landmarks. Sold for £22,000.

A good pair of 18th century silver mounted green glass bottles overlaid with open work berries and vines. Sold for £30,000.

A majestic 19th century Japanese Meiji period cloisonné enamel vase by Namikawa Yasuyuki. for £21,000.

For more results and press releases, check out our sale highlights page and YouTube channel.

Auctioneer and Senior Partner, Harry Hannam

Having first applied his trade at a regional auctioneers, Harry Hannam has over 15 years’ experience in the Antiques Industry, and in 2014 made the jump in setting up his own auction room. Four years down the line the hammer prices, attendance, and star lot records are constantly being beaten. With a passion for 18th century English porcelain and Oriental works of art, having secured the sales of many high profile lots, Harry has always had an appreciation for the unknown factor within the auction world and enjoys staying one step ahead of the ever-evolving antique industry.

Valuer and Cataloguer, Jack Hannam

To assist customers who visit the saleroom in Selborne, Jack Hannam can offer free valuations. With 10 years of involvement within the industry starting off as a porter and working his way up to valuer and auctioneer, Jack joined Hannam’s Auctioneers three years ago and specialises in paintings, porcelain and European ornamentals. He has since taken over as cataloguer and auctioneer of the general auction that follows the Oriental and European fine art auction on the third day of Hannam’s auctions every month.

You can contact us by post, telephone, email, or visit our main office, situated on Norton Farm, Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3NB

Telephone: 0044 1420 511788

Email: sales@hannamsauctioneers.com

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm