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The worst advice you have ever heard about bidding at an auction

If you are interested in visiting an auction house for the purposes of bidding, then you may have already sought out advice from friends and neighbours, or even tried to take tips from TV auction or antiques shows. While these tips and tricks might work for others, or occasionally have worked out due to chance, for most bidders, the advice that is offered by friends, or by watching specialist shows, will be no competition for the expertise and knowledge of the auction houses themselves. More...

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Rock 'n' Roll & Film Memorabilia

Monday 29th June 2015, 10.30 a.m. Our brand new saleroom is now open for viewing for its first auction on Monday 29th June. Viewing timesThursday 25th June, 9am-5.30pmFriday 26th June, 9am-5.30pmSaturday 27th June, 10am-12.30pmMorning of the sale from 9am Click here to view the fully illustrated online catalogue & register for live internet bidding More...

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Selling Clocks and Watches at Auction

Having noticed an increased demand for antique and collectable watches and clocks in auction houses, we think that now is the right time to advise potential sellers about what customers will expect from a timepiece or clock being offered for sale. There are several ways to ensure that you get the best price for your watch, and to make the best profit when you sell at our auction house. More...

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Boningtons Interiors & Toy Sale 15th June 2015

Monday 15th June will be a historic day for Boningtons Auctioneers as our Loughton office holds it last ever auction before we move to our brand new saleroom in Epping! Our first auction at the new site will be a Rock ‘n’ Roll & Film Memorabilia auction on 29th June, followed by a specialist Country House sale of premium fine art and antiques on July 15th. Further information about our new premises, which will run alongside our Chelmsford consignment office, can be found on our website: http://www.boningtons.com/dynamicdata/data/we-are-moving.pdf More...

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Boningtons Interiors Sale 1st June 2015

The catalogue for our forthcoming Interiors sale on Monday 1st June is now available to view online. The auction contains the usual extensive offering of jewellery, silver, coins, clocks & watches, pictures, furniture, ceramics, works of art, toys, taxidermy and much more. More...

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Asian Arts Popular at Auctions

Asian arts are popular in the Western and Asian markets with prices rising significantly over the years.Auctioning is a great way to sell Asian Arts. [More]

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Boningtons Interiors Sale 5th May 2015

The catalogue for our forthcoming Interiors sale on Tuesday 5th May is now available to view online. As usual the sale contains an excellent selection of jewellery, clocks & watches, silver, coins, pictures, furniture, toys, militaria, ceramics, glassware, ephemera and much more. More...

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Interesting facts about antique coins

If you are interested in collecting antique coins, then you may want to know more about them, including some of the more unusual facts about ancient coins and their current value. There is lots of interesting information about some of these coins, including the reason that they were made, their past value, and their modern value. Some of these facts might be relevant to coin collecting, while others are just interesting tit-bits of information about ancient coins. More...

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Fine Art & Antique Valuation Event

Boningtons are pleased to announce a two day valuation event staged at the Essex County Ground in partnership with our Chelmsford Office. The event provides opportunity to bring along treasured antique items either collected or inherited & obtain an expert opinion of their history & value. More...

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Boningtons Interiors Sale 20th April 2015

The fully illustrated catalogue for Monday’s Interiors sale is now available to view online. Our Loughton saleroom is presently packed with almost 400 lots of jewellery, clocks and watches, silver, pictures, furniture, ceramics, works of art, coins, stamps, toys and much more! More...

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