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The huge Charterhouse May two day auction on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th has a vast array of lots estimated to sell from £50 up to £10,000.

On Thursday 24th May there are 600 lots of silver, jewellery and watches. In the jewellery there is a diamond necklace with about 10ct of diamonds estimated at £8,500-10,000*, a large three stone diamond ring £6,500-7,500*, a large pair of diamond stud earrings £5,000-6,000* and an early 20th century diamond pendant brooch £2,500-3,500*.

In the silver section there is a Regency silver claret jug £700-1,000*, a large early 19th century silver ewer £1,000-1,500* and a Victorian silver gilt and glass Cellini pattern claret jug at £4,000-5,000*.

In the watch department there are both ladies and gentlemen’s Rolex, Longines, Omega, Jaeger-Le Coultre and International Watch Company with estimates up to £1,500*.


On the second day, Friday 25th May, there is a specialist selection of Beswick including horses, birds and other animals with the star of the show a very rare Beswick Lincoln Red, one of the lowest production animals produced, at £1,500-2,500*.

There is also a large collection of novelty and other walking sticks, with estimates up to £800*, country house furniture, antiques and interiors.

You can download the auction catalogue from or you can turn up and view the lots going under the hammer at The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne, Dorset on Wednesday 23rd May 10am-5pm and Thursday 24th 9am-5pm.

Charterhouse are now accepting further entries for their 21st & 22nd June specialist auction of coins, medals, stamps, clocks and collector’s items including a single owner lifetime collection of model cars and automobilia and for their 17th June auction of classic and vintage cars.

For further information regarding these auctions please contact Richard Bromell or George Holtby at Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, Sherborne 01935 812277 or via email


Diamond necklace £8,500-10,000*
Large three stone diamond ring £6,500-7,500*
Early 20th century diamond pendant brooch £2,500-3,500*
(jugs L-R) Regency silver claret jug £700-1,000*
Large Regency silver ewer £1,000-1,500*
Victorian Cellini pattern claret jug £4,000-5,000*
Part of a collection of watches, with estimates up to £1,200*
Rare Beswick Lincoln Red bull £1,500-2,500*
Part of a collection of walking sticks, with estimates up to £600*

*Plus 25.2% buyers premium (inc VAT)