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The Market, East Street, Wareham, Dorset.
BH20 4NR. Tel: 01929 552826

All our Auctions are sold Live Online in conjunction with - view their website for current sales.


Our next General Antiques Auction will be held on Tuesday 29 April 2014 at 10.00am

Viewing Saturday 26 April 2014 10am - 12 Noon, Monday 28 April 9:30am - 5:00pm and morning of sale from 9 am.



To include a Collection of VERSACE watches, jewellery and other items.


Our next Model Railway and Collectable Toy

auction will be held on Saturday 14th June at


Viewing Friday 13th June 9.30am - 5pm and Morning of the sale from 8.30am.


Click here for a postage quote for any items in our auction.




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

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



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.


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 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.