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The buying guide to English antique table clocks

England has a fine history of clockmaking and no model represents this tradition more than the table clock.


Art Deco style and sophistication on offer in the Cotswolds

Art Deco, the movement encompassing design ranging from furniture to fine art, silver to jewellery, transport to architecture, is a popular collecting field.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust watch

Rolex, Omega, Jaeger Le-Coultre, Breitling, IWC – five watches from leading brands coming up at auction

Examples of many of the world’s leading watch brands appear regularly at auction, giving you the chance to buy a pre-loved wristwatch often at prices well below retail levels.

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Classic clocks on offer from a firm with family values

When the founder of a Yorkshire auction house came out of retirement and helped his son restart the family business it proved to be a timely decision.

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An expert's guide to buying antique carriage clocks

Carriage clocks are portable timepieces originally designed for travel. First developed in France in the early 19th century, the basic design of these spring-driven clocks has remained largely unchanged over the years.

William Mowat-Thomson home in St Bernard’s Crescent, Edinburgh

A dramatic event: Collection of a famous figure in Scottish dance comes to auction

Glasgow firm McTear’s is offering the contents of 19 St Bernard’s Crescent, Edinburgh – the private collection of William Mowat-Thomson.

Clocks, Watches & Jewellery
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Clocks in all shapes and sizes to tick your boxes when bidding at auction

One great thing about clocks is that they come in a variety of sizes to suit your space available. And the largest examples are not necessarily the most expensive.

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Sold on A Henry Jones longcase, notes from Napoleonic France and a special copy of Moominvalley

From the thousands of lots that appear at auctions every week on, here we focus on three exceptional lots bought by online bidders this month.


What to buy online – four lots under £2000 coming up at auction

A Coadestone bust, a silvergilt cup and a pepperbox revolver are among four lots with estimates ranging from £300-2000.


Three mystery clocks and where to detect them

Designed to deceive and delight, mystery clocks have been around since the 19th century.