Hannam's | Sale Highlights

Entries for our three day auction starting 6th January are now open.

Sale Highlights

Highlights from some of our recent auctions:

DUTCH GLASS MAKES £30,000 AT LOCAL AUCTION ROOM

2019 could not have started any better for Hannam’s Auctioneers with a record breaking three-day, 2,949 lot auction. The biggest surprise came from two Dutch 18th century silver mounted green glass bottles, owned by a collector for thirty years and purchased for just £200. With four telephone bidders from across Europe, the two bottles made in Den Haag around 1680, estimated at only £800, sold for £30,000. With other impressive four-figur...

1,100 LOT GENERAL SALE CONCLUDES EXCELLENT WEEK AT HANNAM’S

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 ...

FLOWERS OUTGROW LOCAL AUCTION

A beautiful collection of German botanical papier-mâché flowers by R Brendel & Co sold at Hannam’s Auctioneers three-day September auction. These models created by Robert Brendel and his son Reinhold during the turn of the 20th Century were distributed throughout Europe to Universities after the First World War to assist with the teaching of botany and mycology. With an estimate of £1,000, the wonderful collection of five sold to a European ...

HANNAM’S IN FAIRYLAND

Hannam’s Auctioneers successfully negotiated the current heatwave by completing a 2,600 item three day auction this month. With results spread across all categories, there was enough fascinating antiques to keep all customer interested. The star lot was a George III ebonised bracket clock, by Matthew Dutton of London. Dutton was the son of the eminent clockmaker William Dutton who was apprenticed to George Graham and in partnership with Thomas ...

REGENCY MUSICAL CLOCK STUNS AUCTION

A magnificent Regency musical organ clock by Thwaites & Reed sold at Hannam’s Auctioneers’ May fine art auction for £20,000. The brass mounted mahogany, quarter striking eight day clock, standing at an impressive 235cm was purchased by an internet bidder after bids quickly rose from the original £12,000 estimate. Consigned via a British collector the early 19th century piece gained plenty of interest as soon as Hannam’s listed it on their...