Category: General Sale Releases

1954 FIFA World Cup Watch at Auction

A 1954 FIFA World Cup gentleman’s wristwatch, presented to Jimmy Trotter, could sell for £1,200 when it goes under the Charterhouse hammer in their auction on Thursday 6th May. “All the England players and staff were given a Movado wristwatch for the 1954 FIFA World Cup, with this one being presented to Jimmy Trotter who […]

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Country House Contents at Charterhouse

The contents of a Dorset country house are being sold in the Charterhouse three day May auction in Sherborne. “Whilst we continued to be busy during lockdown we are all really looking forward to welcoming clients back to our salerooms.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Although our auctions have been held successfully online during the lockdown, and […]

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Smile, you’re on camera!

A vast array of cameras and accessories, totalling 1,000’s of items from a Somerset collector, is estimated to sell for £20,000-30,000 in the Charterhouse two day 8th & 9th April auction. “It is a lifetime collection which took the owner, who lives near Crewkerne, several decades to amass.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Although we live in […]

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Sailors Watch Bought from the NAAFI worth £10,000

A Rolex wristwatch bought new by a sailor whilst serving on a ship at Singapore is expected to sell for over £10,000 in the Charterhouse two day 8th & 9th April online auction in Sherborne. “Our client bought the watch new for £32 10s in 1967 whilst serving as a Leading Aircrewman in the Fleet […]

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Bidders are Bowled Over at Charterhouse

Three cricket bats and a stand are expected to sell for well over £1,000 when they go under the Charterhouse hammer in their April two day online auction in Sherborne. “Having carried out a probate valuation for executors we were them asked to clear the property, a charming thatched Dorset cottage near Shaftesbury.” Commented Richard […]

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Modern Art at Auction

The Charterhouse auction of pictures includes a selection on modern and contemporary art as well as more traditional paintings on Thursday 8th April. “The market for modern and contemporary art remains strong at auction.” Commented Richard Bromell. “With buyers bidding live on the internet at home combined with specialist couriers offering door to door delivery this […]

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Confirmation Present Found in a Sock Drawer Worth £20,000

“Usually when we are working in client properties we just find socks in sock drawers so I was shocked to come across a little box with this amazing watch.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Of museum quality it is phenomenal find which if we had not looked carefully it could have inadvertently been thrown away after the […]

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Rolex is a Golden Present

January timed Auction available here until January 23rd 9am

A gentleman’s 18ct gold Rolex wristwatch going under the hammer on Valentine’s Day in the Charterhouse two day February auction is expected to sell for thousands of pounds.

“Rolex is synonymous with fabulous craftsmanship and quality and this wristwatch will tick the box for many buyers” Commented Richard Bromell. “The watch is pretty much in the same condition as the day it was made rather than having been well loved and enjoyed over the years which is rare to see on a watch 20-30 years old.”

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date is in an 18ct gold case and matching gold President bracelet. Coming to auction with its original box, tags and booklet and this model is popular with both ladies and gentlemen and being sold on Valentine’s Day might be a wonderful surprise for someone! Read more

Bidders Map Auction

The first Charterhouse auction of 2019 in January includes a lifetime collection of maps.

“There are hundreds of maps which were collected over decades.” Commented Richard Bromell. “There is a huge range of maps in all shapes and sizes. Some have been tinted in watercolour and some have survived in their original state which will appeal to all types of collectors.”

The maps were inherited by a close family friend of the map collector after he passed away. Having held on to the collection for some time, the owners who live near Yeovil, decided they would keep few of their favourite maps and auction the rest so other collectors could enjoy them.

Included in the collection there are maps not only of Great Britain and its counties but Read more

Trains right on time at Charterhouse

A large collection of model trains entered into the Charterhouse sale of collector’s items on Friday 14th December are expected to sell for thousands of pounds.

“Our collector’s auctions are always interesting and fun.” Commented George Holtby. “There is such a variety of lots including coins, medals, stamps with model cars and trains for which the market remains very strong resulting in great prices.”

The collection of model trains was amassed by its Dorset owner over many years. Sadly he passed away earlier on this year and Charterhouse were instructed to remove the models from the property and clear the remaining items.

Although most of the models were kept in the property, it was the garden shed which housed a large train track layout where the locomotives and coaches were run on a regular basis.

There are about 150 model Hornby, Bachmann and other model trains along with trackside buildings and accessories in the collection. Many are still in their original boxes, some of which Read more