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Is Vintage Meccano Collectable? Plus Buying and Selling Meccano at Auction

Remember building Meccano models as a child? Looking to collect Meccano and relive those glory days? Or maybe you’ve found a stash in a house clearance or hidden in the loft? Here at Potteries Auctions, we can help you sell and buy vintage Meccano.

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Who was Charles Vyse? Plus Upcoming Charles Vyse Ceramics at Our July Fine Art Sale

Potteries Auctions has been host to many ceramic artists over the years, especially to local favourites. Learn more about local ceramic artist, Charles Vyse, as well as upcoming Charles Vyse pieces in our July Fine Art sale.

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A Preview of our May Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Chess Sets, Watches and More!

There are some great items going under the hammer in our two-day auction this month, including 20th-century pottery, chess sets, watches and more! Read about what’s up for auction on 13th-14th May.

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Are Old Books Valuable? Buying and Selling Books at Auction

In this article we share the types of books to look out for auction, examples of some exciting lots we’ve seen here at Potteries Auctions, and how to sell and buy old books at auction. So what're you waiting for? It’s time to turn the page!

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Why are Diecast Toys Popular to Collect? Plus Buying and Selling Diecast Models at Auction

From vintage toys to modern models made especially for collectors, diecast models cover a wide range of interests – but what makes them so popular? Read on to find out more, as well as how to buy and sell diecast toys at auction.

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Which Royal Doulton Bunnykins are Popular at Auction?

Has a Royal Doulton Bunnykins captured your heart? Have you uncovered some interesting Bunnykins pieces in your home and want to know more about markings and backstamps? Or perhaps you’re a seasoned collector? We can help! Read on to find out more.

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What is a Flintlock? Plus Buying and Selling Flintlocks at Auction

Flintlocks are a popular and fascinating aspect of militaria. Here’s a brief history of their development, along with some flintlock items we’ve sold in previous Potteries Auctions throughout this article.

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Highlights from our March 2022 Fine Art Sale

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our March Fine Art sale, including a large selection of rare British pottery, coins, art and more.

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Which Shelley Teaware Patterns are Popular at Auction?

Are you looking to buy or sell Shelley teaware at auction, but not sure which patterns are popular or highly sought-after? Want to know more about popular Shelley tea ware patterns? Potteries Auctions can help! Read on to find out more.

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Upcoming Kevin Francis Peggy Davies Ceramics Pieces in our March Fine Art Sale

Kevin Francis Peggy Davies figurines are highly sought-after and cover many fascinating subjects. Check out some of the wonderful pieces we have coming up for auction in our March Fine Art sale throughout this article.

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