Auction houses in the North East offer a fantastic opportunity to sell your antiques and other unwanted items, while also turning a tidy profit. Regardless of your experience selling at auctions, the process is undeniably exhilarating and incredibly rewarding – but it pays to have a good handle on the overall process before you dive … Continue reading "The Seller’s Guide to Getting More Out of Auctions"
Whether you’re a seasoned attendee at jewellery auctions or you’re thinking of visiting a furniture auction for the first time, buying items at auction is definitely worth the time and effort – but there’s more to it than simply bidding on items. In today’s post, we’re offering our expert tips for buying items at auction, … Continue reading "The Buyer’s Guide to Getting More Out of Auctions"
From stamp collections and postcards to vintage radios and first edition books, there are plenty of items you can pick up at auction houses that could be considered collectibles or antiques, but what is it that makes a collectible collectible? From age and rarity to kitsch appeal and demand, there are many factors that come … Continue reading "What Makes A Collectible Collectible?"
Here at Featonby’s, we’re passionate about holding successful auctions and helping you get the best deals. If you’re new to the world of auctions, check out our blog post on the history of buying and selling at an auction house. Whether you’re buying or selling, a regular visitor to auction houses or looking to attend … Continue reading "Reasons to Attend an Antique Furniture Auction"
What is an auction? An auction is a practice of buying and selling goods or services. This is done by offering them up for bid, taking bids and selling them to the highest bidder. These take place in auction houses all over the world.
Featonby’s offer a wide range of services, that you may not expect. Whilst we are an auction house at heart, we can also help to support house clearances and collections where you might not be able to get the items to us yourself. This comes in useful for bigger, bulky items, such as kitchen appliances … Continue reading "Featonby’s Collections and House Clearances"
An auction house is a magical place where anything can happen- and quite often an auction house is where world records are broken (usually for items selling at higher and higher prices) but as this list explores, it’s not always about what in the LOT list. An auctioneer under 10 years old features in Featonby’s, … Continue reading "Featonby’s explore Auction related World Records!"
Featonby’s have just launched their own blog- check back regularly for news about the Auction house and Special Antique Sales coming up.
The specialised auctions will be five times per year and will stock an eclectic mix of fine art, glass, porcelain and jewellery. There will also be quirky and collectible items such as sporting memorabilia, games, stamp collections and much more. Our in house experts have a fine eye for spotting rare and valuable items, and it is these that are kept to … Continue reading "Antique auctions at Featonbys"