Modern Coin Collecting

coin collecting

There are some modern coins which, just like antique coins, are very rare and so can be surprisingly valuable. Some are rare because they were mistakes that somehow found themselves in circulation (known as mint error coins), whilst others were issued as limited editions (the number of coins released is called its mintage). If you’re very lucky you may just come across one of them in the change in your pocket or purse, so keep an eye out. Here are a few of the ones to look out for. Read More Modern Coin Collecting

Fine Art & Antiques – 14th November 2018

large oil on canvas

Wednesday 14th November
Now accepting entries
Closing date Wednesday 10th October

We are now seeking consignments for our forthcoming globally advertised auction of Fine Art & Antiques in November, including paintings, prints & drawings, Chinese ceramics & Asian works of art, silver & jewellery, sculpture, clocks, watches, furniture & more. Read More Fine Art & Antiques – 14th November 2018

A Private Collection of Louis Vuitton Sold for £170,000

Louis Vuitton

The rarity, quality and condition of a number of Louis Vuitton items proved irresistible to collectors in our recent sales. The quirky range of items, which included a travelling wardrobe, camp bed, cigar humidor, desk & various trunks, had been privately commissioned by the vendor and their uniqueness certainly added to their appeal. Read More A Private Collection of Louis Vuitton Sold for £170,000

A Chinese Kangxi Lidded Box Sold for £53,000

Kangxi Lidded Box

Boningtons’ Asian Art department has gone from strength to strength with some strong Oriental offerings in our specialist auctions over the last few years. However, whilst the department’s previous record sales had come in the form of fine jade, it was the turn of the Chinese ceramics to shine in one of our recent Asian Art auctions. Read More A Chinese Kangxi Lidded Box Sold for £53,000