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  • Antique Objects, Antique Values

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    Every day the environment is becoming a hotter topic, no pun intended, global warming and our throwaway culture, single-use plastics, and carbon emissions are all regular headline features. But is there more we can do to halt or at least slow this process when it comes to furnishing our homes and businesses. We at Wilkinsons […] Read more

  • To sell or not to sell…

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    This may seem a little late, to be putting up a blog about entering items in an auction when you’ve already found our website and presumably answered a lot of these questions yourself…but there’s no harm in running over them again just in case, right? So here’s a little round up of the most commonly […] Read more

  • Lydia Corbett/ Sylvette David: ‘Stories in Paint’

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      Lydia Corbett was born Sylvette David, but to Pablo Picasso, she was simply ‘Sylvette’. Having caught his eye in the French town of Vallauris at the age of nineteen, ‘the girl with the ponytail’ would sit for Picasso over the course of several months between 1953 and 1954. As his muse and model, she […] Read more

  • Online Antique and Costume Jewellery Sale

    Please feel free to view, and bid on, the beautiful collection of private costume and antique jewellery now available online through the invaluable website, https://connect.invaluable.com/Wilkinson/. The collection includes a number of attractive and unusual pieces including a black pearl rabbit brooch, diamond and sapphire art deco bracelet, jet beads, pearls and other very intricate pieces […] Read more

  • Live Bidding now available through the Wilkinsons Website

      We’re pleased to announce that through a joint endeavour with the invaluable.com website we are now offering live bidding direct through our own website. Please see the live bidding section of our website for further details. All bidders will be required to register but then will be free to bid through the website live […] Read more

  • A Little Insight Into Our Auctioneer

    Here at Wilkinsons Auctioneers we try to keep the personal approach and hope that our customers, both vendors and buyers, feel like one of the family when dealing with us, but for all those new customers who dont know us that well yet, we thought we’d add a few notes about our staff, starting with […] Read more

  • A Valuable Resource For All…

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    Here at Wilkinsons we have always tried to develop relationships with a variety of customers and vendors as well as trade and private resources of information. So it is my great delight to bring to the attention of some, and no doubt remind quite a number of others, about the useful information which is available […] Read more

  • Our Next Sale is Chock Full of Special Items

    Our next sale is chock full of special items From a variety of sources, including the highly anticipated latter half of two private collections. Make sure you don’t miss out. Read more

  • 16th Century Pewter from the Punta Cana

    As you may be aware we’ve recently been fortunate enough to secure a large amount of 16th Century Pewter from the Punta Cana Shipwreck off the coast of America. This material was sold in the last sale, in the latter half of last year and was a very impressive and controversial topic for many, including […] Read more

  • New Website Launched

    We have just launched our new website! Watch this space. Read more