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Hidden Treasures! - 14/07/2014

Piles of Grandma’s jewellery and other glittering ornaments are lying around at the back of drawers and in dusty boxes, unloved, unwanted and undervalued according to Hansons jewellery valuer Isabel Murtough. Isabel comments “These items which are being ignored by families and are assets that often have a worth which can result in life changing amounts of money”....

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All That Jazz! - 11/07/2014

A rare collection of Art Deco figures is set to create worldwide interest at Hansons Auctioneers. Isabel Murtough, Hansons Decorative Arts expert was delighted to unearth a collection of fancy and frivolous Art Deco bronze figures. ...

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The Contents of an Urban House - 07/07/2014

Hansons Auctioneers were delighted to honour a time warp of a property on Duffield Road in Derby. Commenting on the find, Mrs Vanessa Savage of Hansons Auctioneers remarked, “The lovely Edwardian house façade reflected the interior of a suburban Derby home which had really been untouched since 1925 when the family moved in”....

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Hansons Half-Year Review - 07/07/2014

As we bask in the Summer sunshine here in Etwall,on a beautiful sunny day like today there’s nowhere better to be than the Derbyshire countryside. Whilst we bask, we take time to reflect on the first six months of 2014.......

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In A Class of its Own - 01/07/2014

An American 19th Century silver tea caddy, discovered at Hansons monthly valuation day at The Bear Inn, Market Drayton, Shropshire, created worldwide interest when it was recently sold by Hansons Auctioneers in their two day Summer Fine Art & Antique Auction. Mr Charles Hanson, manager of Hansons Auctioneers and as seen on BBC One’s ‘Bargain Hunt’ commented, “We were delighted to uncover at our Shropshire monthly valuation day, a beautiful silver tea caddy designed by Edward C Moore for Tiffany & Co in circa 1878.”...

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June Antique and Collectors Auction Review - 26/06/2014

Despite the heat, the saleroom was busy with many familiar silver and jewellery dealers plus some new faces in the crowd. Day One got off to a good start with the silver section selling buoyantly and Charles in full flow on the rostrum. Gold proved its worth yet again and a collection of six assorted gold bangles made a hammer price of £680....

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Encouraged by God, Collector Lays Golden Egg for Local Good Cause - 25/06/2014

Entire Derbyshire collection of gold given up for auction after reading the teachings of Jesus. “A mystery Derbyshire collector has put up for auction their entire collection of gold items that resembles a modern day Saxon hoard”, commented Mr Hanson, “My colleague, Edward Rycroft, was offering advice at our Friday valuation day when a gentleman visited our showrooms with a rucksack. My young and promising general valuer, Mr Rycroft, was somewhat shocked on viewing the volume of gold discovered in the bag”. ...

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A One Hundred and Seventy Five Year Old Dress Discovered in Local Home - 23/06/2014

Hansons Auctioneers fashions and vintage textiles specialist Mrs Notty Hornblower was almost in knots recently when uncovered in a local home was a rare dress we are delighted to consign to auction....

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