Flirtatious woman will woo auction-goers

By Richard Brewster on 26-Aug-2015 (Exclusive to the Antiques Reporter)

A rare William White 1920 Royal Doulton figure The Coquette wearing a blue dress is a major feature of Abbeys Auctions forthcoming special sale from 10am Saturday August 29 at 480-482a Station Street, Box Hill.


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Collectors are eagerly awaiting the auctioning of the Richard Dawson Collection of vintage toys at noon Wednesday August 12 by Leonard Joel at 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra.

Built up over many years, this single owner collection features many highly collectable names including Dinky, Corgi, Hornby Dublo and Wrenn.

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Collister estate brings pleasing prices at Philips Auctions

By Richard Brewster on 13-Aug-2015 (Exclusive to the Antiques Reporter)

The late Neil Collister collection – comprising 163 lots of high quality furniture and rare old English porcelain – brought auction goers flocking to Philips Auctions August sale determined to buy items rarely seen on the auction market.

Names such as Dr Wall Worcester, Bow, Longton Hall, Nantgarw, Chelsea and Derby were the impetus for prices that well exceeded vendor expectations.

Young's Auctions to sell part-contents of historic Western district homestead

By Richard Brewster on 04-Aug-2015 (Exclusive to the Antiques Reporter)

Young’s Auctions special sale from 9.30am Friday August 7 will be a strong reminder to auction goers of two famous Victorian families – one who was instrumental in the development of medal and sterling silver manufacture in the State and the other a pioneer of the Western District.

Philips Auctions to sell fine and early English porcelain from collector's estate.

By Richard Brewster on 21-Jul-2015 (Exclusive to the Antiques Reporter)

The late Neil Collister was the sort of collector most auction houses would pay good money to have in the room at sale time.

There was always some item – be it smalls or antique furniture – that would grab his interest every time he frequented his favourite Melbourne or Victorian regional auction houses and his collection grew steadily.

Sterling silver collection from unamed collector fares well at Philips auction

By Richard Brewster on 06-Jul-2015 (Exclusive to the Antiques Reporter)

Sterling silver remained popular at Philips Auctions June 21 sale with bidders competing for items from a quality collection.

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Rare Swiss carved wood bear hallstand, late 19th century, approx… to be offered by Vickers & Hoad Auctioneers Sydney 29/08/2015, Lot No. 891, Est: $4,000—6,000

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A set of twelve Vol Au Vent B&B Italia dining chairs by Mario Be… sold by Leonard Joel Pty. Ltd. Melbourne 27/08/2015, Lot No. 271, Price: $11,400
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