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Teenager’s WWII Gallantry Medals at Charterhouse

In the Charterhouse 9th & 10th June Collector’s auction there is a group of WWII medals awarded to a teenage Apprentice Seaman for bravery at sea. “As an apprentice he was under training and yet ended up taking command of the situation despite there being officers about.” Commented Richard Bromell. “The market for medals and…

Motors in Miniature

A collection of hundreds of model die-cast vehicles are in the Charterhouse two day auction of collector’s items on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th June. “The owner, who lives in Leicestershire, has been collecting models for many years.” Commented Richard Bromell. “As the model collecting bug bit him he pursued the model in as many…

Watches to Set Sail

A gentleman’s Rolex Yacht-Master wristwatch and a gentleman’s Breitling Super-Ocean wristwatch are set to go head to go head to head in the Charterhouse 5th May auction of watches, silver & jewellery. “Premium brands, such as these Rolex and Breitling wristwatches always generate great interest and command a premium price.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Both are…

Silver Collection Comes to Charterhouse

One man’s lifetime collection of hundreds of pieces of silver have been entered into the Charterhouse specialist auction of silver, jewellery & watches in Sherborne on 5th May. “It is a fabulous collection of silver amassed over many years.” Commented Richard Bromell. “He generally scratched his silver collecting itch by buying pieces from auctions up…

Size Matters

A huge Japanese pottery vase is one of the many lots in the Charterhouse specialist auction of Asian Art on Friday 8th April. “Huge almost does not do this vase justice.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Designed and made as a floor vase rather than one to put on the mantelpiece it is certainly a statement piece…

Key Bowl Worth Thousands

A Chinese porcelain bowl, which was used by an Admiral for years as a place to keep his keys safe in, is estimated at £8,000 when it goes under the Charterhouse hammer in their specialist sale of Asian Art on 8th April. “I have seen and sold items which have been used as doorstops which,…