Hannam's | Sale Highlights

August 17th, 18th & 19th Auction - Entries Now Closed.

Sale Highlights

Highlights from some of our recent auctions:

RARE DIRTY DOZEN WRISTWATCH SELLS AT AUCTION

Once again, Hannam’s Auctioneers led the way by hosting another online auction this month. With demand for auctions from customers not slowing down despite Covid-19, Hannam’s hosted an online only 700-lot auction on the 1st June with great success. The most desirable items, and as always, a popular category within the auction industry, were two watches, one catalogued with little expectations. The rare 1940s Longines ‘Dirty Dozen’ Milita...

STUNNING JAPANESE CABINET STEALS AUCTION

Despite the tragic global pandemic, Hannam’s Auctioneers have sensibly battled through Covid-19 and hosted multiple auctions online for the public. A successful three-day auction in April saw 5,894 approved online bidders approved from across all three of the platforms where Hannam’s host their sale. Two beautiful Japanese works of art stole the show on the second day, firstly a stunning 19th century Japanese Meiji period iron and gold minia...

JEWELLERY IN HIGH DEMAND AT HANNAM’S AUCTION

Hannam’s Fine Art Auctioneers once again proved that selling silver, gold and jewellery at their specialist auction can prove profitable for the consignors. If you were looking to make the most out of your items, then Hannam’s of Selborne is the place to visit. With an incredibly strong global client base for jewellery and watches you would be unwise to visit anywhere else… unless you were also looking for second-hand kitchen appliances. Wi...

ROLEX JACKPOT AT AUCTION

The first auction of the new decade proved to be Hannam’s Auctioneers greatest, with nearly 3,200 items being auctioned off over three days and fantastic results in all categories. With bidders in the room, 6918 approved registered bidders online, and 81 telephone bidders, there was plenty of competition and excitement in the Selborne auction room. Two privately consigned Rolex’s from an estate near Ropley gained a lot of interest ever sin...

CLOCK REUNITED WITH FAMILY AFTER 250 YEARS

A George III ebonised bracket clock by Thomas Washbourne has been reunited with the Washbourne family after it was discovered in Hannam’s Auctioneers November auction by a descendant of the London clockmaker. Thomas Washbourne is recorded in G.H. Baillie, 'Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World' as working in London from before 1744 until his death in 1756. Consigned locally from a private collection, the bracket clock, standing 50cm tall, sold...