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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 31 March 2015 at 10.00am

to include jewellery, silver, coins, stamps, German marine Chronometer, modern sculptures by Geoffrey Teychenne, Troika, gold topped walking cane, 19th century brass skeleton clock, large pair silver three light candelabra, rare Pelham Mermaid puppet, outside effects and garden furniture.

SALEROOM FULL TO CAPACITY.

Viewing:

Monday 30 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.

 

 

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New sale announced:

Moorcroft Pottery - Tuesday 26 May at 2.00pm

Further entries invited.

 

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SOLD RECENTLY AT COTTEES-

A Rolex Oyster Perpetual Wristwatch - £1,800

A collection of ten handpainted Chinese fans- SOLD £2,900

A collection of coins and coin sets - SOLD - £2,900

George Smith - oil on canvas - SOLD £920

Asprey gold matchbook case - £320

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COTTEES ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE APPOINTMENT OF NELL HILDITCH AS SPECIALIST COLLECTABLE TOY AND MODEL RAILWAY VALUER AND AUCTIONEER.

 

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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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Lawrence Durrell Lawrence Durrell
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Lawrence Durrell Lawrence Durrell
Fred Yates Fred Yates - chair seat
Paul Nash

 

20th Century and Modern Art Auction to be held on 14 April 2015.

To include:

A collection of ten original watercolours by Lawrence Durrell author of The Alexandria Quartet and other Durrell related items including books, (Provenance Durrell family), Paul Nash original watercolours including an early sketch for his well known work: Whiteleaf Cross, black and white photographs and two handwritten letters including one with a large reference to his work 'The Flight of The Magnolia' (provenance local family connections), Fred Yates - 2 original oils on board - 'Swanage Clock Tower' and 'Fishermans Huts at Peveril' and a chair seat painted with two deck chair attendants, Mary Fedden oil, Roy Lichtenstein, Patrick Caulfield, Jean Baptiste Valadie, Charles W Wyllie, Benno Elkan, Elizabeth Blackadder, Damien Hirst - Deckchair, Damien Hirst - The Cancer Chropnicles, Tracy Emin - The Monoprint Diary, - Anna Macmiadhachain, James Fry, Hamish Murray, Edward Bawden (signed print), Eric Ravillious limited edition etchings and others.

Further entries of 20th century and modern art are invited for this important auction which will be advertised worldwide.

Special commission rates available for large consignments.

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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 2 APRIL 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 13 June 2015 at 10 am.

Viewing Friday 12 June10am 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 Nell Hillditch.

 

 

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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.

 

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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.