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Types of Sale

We hold 16 catalogued auctions a year of six differing types:

Monthly general sales.

Fine sales

The Welsh Arts

Country Sports

Collectors Sales

Specialist Sporting Memorabilia Sales

All Sale Dates

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Monthly general sales.

Our general sales are usually held on the first Wednesday of the month. Potential purchasers can view the sale on the Tuesday before the sale from 9.00am to 6.30pm and the morning of the sale from 9.00am to 10.45am, the sales usually commence at 11.00am unless otherwise advertised. These interesting and varied sales comprise between 300 – 500 lots and include:

  • Antique, Victorian and 20th century furniture
  • Oil paintings, watercolours and prints
  • Ceramics and glass
  • Silver and electroplated items
  • Jewellery and watches
  • Clocks and barometers
  • Collectors items
  • Rugs and carpets
  • General books
  • Garden furniture and outside effects
  • Linen, soft furnishings and much more.

 

 

The catalogues for these sales can be purchased for £3.50 (including postage) or available on subscription for £33.00

Sale dates

 

Fine sales

Anthemion Auctions hold fine and antique auctions three times a year in the Spring (March), Summer (July) and Winter (November).
These Sales include:

  • Jewellery and Watches
  • Coins
  • Medals
  • Militaria
  • Electroplated and foreign metal wares
  • Silver
  • Glass
  • Pottery and Porcelain
  • Clocks
  • Scientific instruments
  • Works of Art
  • Bronzes
  • Textiles and Samplers
  • Prints
  • Maps
  • Watercolours
  • Oils
  • Books

 

Sale dates

 

 

The Welsh Arts

Within the three Fine Sales we have a Specialist Welsh Arts Section which is a homage to all things Welsh.

The pottery and porcelain from the Nantgarw, Swansea, Ewenny and other Welsh factories.

Paintings by Antique and Contemporary welsh Artists including Kyffin Williams, Donald McIntyre, Ceri Richards, E J Maybery, John Piper, Leonard Beard, Frank Brangwyn, Christopher Williams, Warren Williams etc.

Welsh and provincial furniture including Coffer Bach, Coffers, Welsh Dressers, Investiture Chairs, Tridarn, Didarn etc.

Longcase clocks by Welsh makers, Bracket Clocks, Carriage clocks, Railway timepieces etc.

 

 

 

Country Sports

Anthemion Auctions are focusing within the three fine sales on the country pursuits of Hunting, Shooting, Fishing and Falconry.

As registered firearms dealers Anthemion Auctions are able to handle Antique and modern shotguns whether from a deceased estate, private collection or just changing tastes.

  • Jewellery – stock pins, brooches, stick pins, anything horsey or hunting related.
  • Paintings and prints
  • Silver and electroplate
  • Riding boots, jackets, whips
  • Books
  • Taxidermy displays
  • Animalia

 

Illustrated catalogues are produced for these sales, they can be purchased for £6.50 (including postage) or are available on subscription for £18.00.

 

 

 

Collectors Sales

Two collectors sales are held each year in April and October and include:

  • Toy cars
  • Trains
  • Postcards
  • Cigarette cards
  • Dolls
  • Teddy bears
  • Posters
  • Calendars
  • Meccano
  • Stamps
  • Comics
  • Annuals
  • Toys
  • Cameras
  • Railwayana
  • Advertising items
  • Ephemera
  • Autographs

 

Sale dates

 

 

Specialist Sporting Memorabilia Sales

Anthemion Auctions hold two auctions of Sporting Memorabilia, including all sports but focusing mainly on Rugby, Football, Cricket and Golf.

The auctions are usually between 800 – 1500 lots in size encompassing single items, single vendor collections etc.

  • Programmes
  • Tickets
  • Books
  • Wisdens
  • Watercolours
  • Oil paintings
  • Prints
  • Photographs
  • Autographs
  • Caps
  • Jerseys
  • Blazers
  • Badges
  • Medals
  • Lonsdale belts
  • Ceramics and glass
  • Postcards
  • Trade Cards
  • Cigarette Cards

 

Sale dates

 

 

Illustrated catalogues are produced for these sales, they can be purchased for £6.50 (including postage) or are available on subscription for £8.00

 

 

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Sold In Our Fine Sales

A Ewenny pig jug £880

Lamorna Birch. A wooded landscape Sold for £1,600.

Clarice Cliff crocus pattern part tea set Sold for £700.

An Edward VII silver pig

Sold for £720

Donald McIntyre, Butter-House

A Distinguished Conduct Medal group Sold for £8,500

 

Donald McIntyre, Butter-House

A diamond set panel brooch

Sold for £620

 

 

Sold at Welsh Sales

A Ewenny pig jug £880

A Ewenny pig jug

Sold for £880

Donald McIntyre, Butter-House

Donald McIntyre,

Butter-House, Port-Eynon,

Oil on paper

Sold for £2,300

Sold at Country Sports

Donald McIntyre, Butter-House

A Beswick huntswoman hounds and fox Sold for £300

 

Sold at Collectors Sales

Donald McIntyre, Butter-House

A Bebe Jumeau bisque head doll Sold for £2,250

 

Sold at Specialist Sporting Memorabilia Sales

Donald McIntyre, Butter-House

All Blacks jersey

Sold for £10,000

Donald McIntyre, Butter-House

A 1927 Cardiff City supporters badge Sold for £130