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Decorative Arts and Design Auction 2015 - 15/12/2014

The 2015 series of Decorative Arts Auctions kicks off in February with an interesting and varied range of items on offer...

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Festive Fine Art Sale Was A Christmas Cracker! - 15/12/2014

Hansons Auctioneers were delighted that their festive Fine Art sale on 3rd December was a Christmas cracker. ...

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December Antique and Collectors 2014 - 15/12/2014

Our final sale of the year proved that our buyers were still in the market for final Christmas purchases! ...

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From New York City to a romantic Scottish Castle – A diamond ring sparked up festivities at Hanson - 04/12/2014

Hansons Auctioneers were delighted to sell the valuable property of the late Edward Kunhardt Warren and thence by descent to Anne Robinson deceased late of Kilcoy Castle, Black Isle, Inverness-shire in their Winter Fine Art Auction on Wednesday 3rd December....

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Stamp and Coin Market Stays Buoyant Heading into 2015! - 04/12/2014

The stamp and coin market is very buoyant at present, with many retirees going back to hobbies that they enjoyed as children in the 1950s & 1960s. The market for both stamps and coins is particularly buoyant for high quality items. Collectors will always desire the best quality that they can afford. Understanding the market and the importance of condition is the key to achieving top prices. Hansons Auctioneers understands this and have two experts in the field, Mr Don Collins (coins and medals) & Phil Ives (stamps), their knowledge combined with a worldwide client base makes Hansons a growing force in this specialist auction area. ...

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Walking in a Winter Wooded Land! - 03/12/2014

Hansons Antique and Collector's December sale saw some Christmas cheer as the furniture realised some strong prices, reflecting the bouyancy in the market. ...

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Flowers from the Battlefield SOLD FOR £3,600 - 25/11/2014

Blooming for Armistice – Rare World War One rose, symbol of love and hope for one serviceman A rare battlefield World War One rose has come to light in Buckinghamshire and is set to go under the hammer at Hansons Great War and Militaria auction in Etwall, Derbyshire on Monday 24th November. The flower which is sewn to card with the inscription “Flowers from the Battlefield” was sent to the vendor’s grandmother by her husband, Louis James Young, service No 66266, from the First World War battlefields of Northern Europe. It is dated June 1917 which was when it was received by his wife, Agnes Louisa Young. ...

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My Dearest Darling Dolly SOLD FOR £5,000 - 19/11/2014

One of the largest collections of continuous First World War love letters has been discovered after nearly being discarded and thrown away. The 400 hand- written letters by Donald Evan Davies of the 2/15th Battalion County of London Regiment Prince of Wales Own Civil Service Rifles to his sweetheart Freda Willshire, known as Dolly, of Brighton, forms just one part of the unique and perhaps largest of all written WWI archives belonging to one soldier. ...

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