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COTTEES 
 AUCTIONEERS IN DORSET 
The Market, East Street, Wareham, Dorset.
BH20 4NR. Tel: 01929 552826

All our Auctions are sold Live Online in conjunction with www.the-saleroom.com - log on and listen 'live' to all our auctions.

Our next General Antiques Auction will be held on Tuesday 3 March 2015 at 10.00am

 

TO INCLUDE: A large selection of gold and jewellery items, silver, arts and crafts copper, collection of framed handpainted Chinese paper fans, collectables, a coin collection (by order of executors), paintings including George Smith and Warren Williams, Poole Pottery, Copeland parian bust of the young Queen Victoria, books, strapwork garden bench, Victorian and later furniture.

 

Viewing Saturday 28 February 2015 10am - 12 Noon,

Monday 2 March 10.00am - 4:00pm and morning of sale from

9 am.

FULLY ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE ON VIEW at

www.the-saleroom.com from Thursday prior

 

Our next Model Railway and Collectable Toy auction will be held on Saturday 7 March 2015 at 10 am.

Viewing Friday 6 March 10am to 4pm and morning of sale from 8.30am. Online catalogue available to view at www.the-saleroom.com prior to sale. Items can be brought to the saleroom for valuation on this day by John Burch.

 

 

 

SOLD THIS WEEK AT COTTEES-

A rare 19th century sailorwork whalebone walking cane - SOLD £11,000

Coalbrookdale garden bench - SOLD - £1,150

Three Violin bows - SOLD £460

Silver plated Neff - SOLD £800

3 Gold Sovereigns and 2 Half Gold Sovereigns - SOLD £990

 

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POOLE POTTERY VALUATION DAY FRIDAY 6 MARCH 2015

10AM TO 3PM.

Bring your Poole Pottery along to our saleroom for valuation

by our Poole Pottery expert.

No tableware items, tea or dinner services please.

No appointments necessary on these days.

 

CHINESE PORCELAIN, CONTINENTAL AND BRITISH PORCELAIN VALUATION DAY FRIDAY 27 MARCH 2015 10.30AM to 3PM.

Our specialist valuer of Chinese and European porcelain will be here to look at and value your porcelain items for possible inclusion in forthcoming auctions.

We are also able to value pottery on this day.

 

COIN VALUATION DAY FRIDAY 17 APRIL 2015 10AM TO 3PM

Following our successful coin valuation day earlier this year we will be holding another on this day. Please note that there may sometimes be a queue for this popular valuation day.

 

JEWELLERY VALUATION DAY FRIDAY 12 JUNE 2015 10AM TO 3PM.

Following our successful jewellery valuation day earlier this year we will be holding another on this day. Please note that there may sometimes be a queue for this popular valuation day.

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POOLE POTTERY AUCTION to be held on 16 MAY 2015.

OVER 300 LOTS.

 

FULLY ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT

WWW.THE-SALEROOM.COM

 

ENTRIES INVITED FOR THIS SALE UNTIL MARCH 2015. LARGEST AUCTION OF POOLE POTTERY IN THE COUNTRY. DISCOUNTED RATES FOR COLLECTIONS.

 

NOVEMBER 2014 HIGHEST PRICES:

A Carter Stabler Adams stoneware figure modelled as the 'Picardy Peasant' (female), circa 1920's, designed by Phoebe Stabler (11") - £1,000.

 

A Poole Pottery red bodied traditional vase decorated in a stylised Art Deco GEP design, shape 966 by Ruth Paveley (10"). - £1,000.

 

A Carter Stabler Adams stoneware figure modelled as the 'Picardy Peasant' (male), circa 1920's, designed by Phoebe Stabler (11"). - £900.

 

A Poole Pottery Barbara Linley Adams stoneware model of a Canada Goose bearing facsimile incised signature (examine) - £700.

 

A Poole Pottery Carter Stabler Adams red bodied twin handled traditional vase decorated in the CT geometric design by Anne Hatchard (7'') - £660.

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We are experiencing high demand at present for unusual collectables including 19th century, WW1 and later militaria and medals, fountain pens, drawing instruments including ivory rulers, silver, gold, designer goods, Beatles records and pop memoribilia, old football programmes, toys, transport memoribilia, local related ephemera ie Dorset books, photographs, postcard albums, stamps, coins.

 

Please bring anything interesting along to the saleroom and we will help you reach the best market via our 'live' internet auctions.

 

WE SELL CARS, BOATS, TRAILERS AND CARAVANS IN OUR FORTNIGHTLY AUCTIONS. CONTACT THE OFFICE FOR FURTHER DETAILS. SPECIAL LOW COMMISSION RATES.

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Our next Model Railway and Collectable Toy auction will be held on Saturday 7 March 2015 at 10 am.

Viewing Friday 6 March 10am to 4pm and morning of sale from 8.30am. Online catalogue available to view at www.the-saleroom.com prior to sale. Items can be brought to the saleroom for valuation on this day by John Burch.

 

EXTRA 'ONLINE ONLY' COLLECTABLE TOY AND

MODEL RAILWAY SALE TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY 26 MARCH AT 7PM. DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED.

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UPCOMING VACANCY:

COTTEES are actively looking for a specialist in Collectable Toys and Model Railways to take on the role of Specialist Valuer and Cataloguer of our successful Collectable Toy Department.

 

The successful candidate will have had a background in the

collecting area of this speciality, as well as a knowledge of current values.

 

COTTEES hold four (sometimes more) specialist auctions

a year and the vacancy is on a part-time basis.

 

The position would require the successful candidate to follow up leads provided by the office, visit clients in their homes and at COTTEES, photograph and catalogue entries.

 

From 2015 (Date still to be announced) COTTEES will be based at Mannings Heath, Poole.

 

Informal applications are invited with background information of the candidate by email or post to John Condie c/o Cottees, The Market, East Street, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4NR or jcondie@cottees.co.uk.

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VALUATION DAYS

We hold specialist valuation days for jewellery, Poole Pottery and Collectable Toys at various times in the year. Watch out

for details.

 

We are open for free valuations every day. Bring your items to the saleroom.

No appointment necessary. (NB. Not Auction Tuesdays or Thursday mornings).

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WANTED!!!!!!

Unusual collectables are in high demand at present from our UK and international clientele.

 

Do you have any..................?

WW1 & WW2 medals and badges, related memorabilia, smoking and wine related items, pocket and wristwatches, coins, stamps, fountain pens, drawing instruments, postcards, old photographs, old typewriters and sewing machines, novelties, bronzes, old teddy bears, dolls, leather suitcases and luggage, designer vintage clothing, furs, handbags, autograph albums and showbusiness memorabilia, LP and 45 rpm records, old radios, jewellery, scrap gold and silver items, gold sovereigns, art deco figures, 1950's, 1960's and 1970's designer furniture, G Plan furniture, Ercol, Swedish and Continental art glass, ceramics, Clarice Cliff, carved wood items including Black Forest bears,

art nouveau and arts and crafts items, Lalique.

 

Special commission rates available on request for any of the above items. *********************************************************

In line with other UK auction houses Cottees are introducing new payment methods on items bought through the-saleroom.com or via telephone bidding.

 

We are unable to accept payments over £500 on the telephone or cheques for any amount either in the office or by post.

Preferred payment methods on items over £500 in value: BACS - bank transfer - easy and simple to arrange Credit or Debit Card payments in person at our office Cash up to value of £12,000.

 

Collection of items by personal couriers will require ID check on courier and proof of delivery address.

These rules will be strictly applied to all high value gold, silver and jewellery purchases without exception.