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British Pottery, Furniture & Collectors Items Auction: November 2023

At our Cobridge saleroom in Stoke-on-Trent, our second General Auction this month boasts a plethora of ceramics and pottery for sale. Included will be an abundance of dinner and tea ware, among which will be a good selection of Shelley China. To be featured with an estimate of £100-£200, Lot 73 is this collection of …

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What You Need to Know About Buying and Selling Watches at Auction

At Potteries Auctions, we are specialist auctioneers of many different items, collectables, and pieces. One of these specialist areas is our Antique Watches & Modern Collectable Timepieces department. We love seeing these incredible pieces enter the auction room, and we often get questions about watches, so this tells us, you must love these items too! …

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Highlights from our September 2022 Auction

This Peggy Davies erotic Temptress figurine was an original artist colourway 1/1 by Victoria Bourne, selling for a fantastic £100. Our September auction took place this month on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September and featured an exciting array of items, from 20th-century British pottery and large collections of teaware to jewellery and more. Plenty of lots …

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Highlights from our December 2021 Auction

This Beswick Dunn Belted Galloway cow 4113 with prototype Royal Doulton backstamp was only estimated to sell for £60-£120, but ended up with a hammer price of an incredible £660! Our final auction of the year took place this month on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th December and featured an exciting array of items, from mid-century furniture …

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Highlights from our July Auction Sale

Our July sale earlier this month looked to be an interesting assortment of lots up for sale. Our live online auction took place over the weekend of Saturday 11 July and Sunday 12 July and featured an exciting array of items; from furniture and other household items, to collectables and 20th century pottery, including Royal Doulton …

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The Artists Behind Wedgwood Pottery

Lot 25 – This large collection of Wedgwood Florentine dinnerware and tea ware sold for £1600 at our March 2020 Two Day Auction of Rare 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, jewellery, & antiques. We sell many different Wedgwood pottery items at auction. Get in touch if you are looking for something in particular or …

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Take a Look At the Safety Measures We Have In Place At Potteries Auctions

Before you take those boxes of things you’ve cleared out whilst at home to the nearest car boot or charity shop, pause and get in touch with us and we’ll help you evaluate if your items have any value for auctioning. So you have been busy in the garage, spare room and attic during lockdown, …

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Let’s Talk About Car Boot Sales & Charity Shops After Covid-19

Before you take those boxes of things you’ve cleared out whilst at home to the nearest car boot or charity shop, pause and get in touch with us and we’ll help you evaluate if your items have any value for auctioning. So you have been busy in the garage, spare room and attic during lockdown, …

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Join Our Valuation Days Every Tuesday – and Safely Dropping off Items

We opened up our doors again at Potteries Auctions on 15 June 2020 and welcome customers to drop off items for valuations at our weekly valuation days. As part of our reopening on 15 June 2020 post-Covid19 lockdown and as part of the recovery phase for businesses like ourselves in the UK, we have opened …

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A Guide To Safe House Visits For Valuations During Covid-19

We reopened our doors on 15 June 2020 for valuations by appointment every Tuesday, but we also can make safe house visits for valuations during this tricky Covid-19 period too, for people still self-isolating. As we leave the Covid19 lockdown period with more easing of restrictions on who we can meet up with and where …

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How To Buy At Auction Online – Give It A Try, You Might Enjoy It!

During the Covid-19 lockdown, at Potteries Auctions we’ve been fortunate to be able to adapt to online auctioning, enabling our customers to stay safe by taking part online. Throughout the Covid-19 lockdown we’ve had to adapt how we run our auctions, where most of our customers would normally attend the saleroom in person. Obviously this …

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Highlights of the next auction in July – Pottery, Jewellery and Guns!

Lot 695 is a pair of reproduction military-type percussion pistols that have a guide price of £300 to £600 in this weekend’s auction. But it’s not just guns for sale! The July sale is this weekend and looks to be an interesting assortment of lots up for sale. The market for furniture has been rather …

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The Life and Career of Clarice Cliff

We sell many different Royal Doulton animal and bird figurines at auction. Get in touch if you are looking for something in particular or if you are looking to sell at auction. Clarice Cliff’s career in pottery started at the tender age of 13, which gave her a long grounding in establishing her own pottery. …

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Why Is Royal Doulton Sung Ware So Rare?

We sell many different Royal Doulton pieces at auction including Sung Ware. Get in touch if you are looking for something in particular, or if you are looking to sell at auction. Royal Doulton Sung Ware was developed under chief designer Charles Noke along with Royal Doulton’s chemists and potters from 1920 onwards using a …

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Getting Well Stuffed – Taxidermy Trends At Auction

Early 20th Century Taxidermy model of a pair of Tawney Owls – In wooden case with glass. 47cm high x 59cm long x 23cm deep. This lot fetched £95 at auction. Our ‘Words of Wisdom’ today are from local antiques auctioneers Louis Taylors who are going to touch on Taxidermy in the world of antiques. …

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Cobridge flash furniture sale

COBRIDGE SALEROOM, ST6 3HR – September 2019 Auction of mainly Unreserved Items and British Pottery 29th September 2019 at 11:00 AM The Cobridge Saleroom, 271 Waterloo Road, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 3HR For CONDITION REPORTS and SALE INFORMATION please EMAIL US at cobridge@potteriesauctions.com Viewing: Friday 27th 10am – 4pm, Saturday 28th 10am – 2pm, and sale day from 10am. …

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Motorcycles

The developments over the next two decades would see an increase in manufacturers and by the start of first world war motorbike production was being stepped up to help with the war effort. Now, as the prices of classic British motorbikes continue to rise steadily, an interesting emerging market of small engine motorcycles and mopeds …

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Royal Doulton Flambe

Royal Doulton is famous for the lustrous red glaze known as flambe.  Inspired by Oriental glazes, Doulton’s flambe made it’s debut at the St Louis exhibition of 1904.  Flambe is a distinctive glaze which consists of a rich, deep-red glaze with streaks of purple and turquoise.  The effect results from a method of firing that …

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Reginald Johnson

Reg Johnson Studio Potter Mr Johnson has been described as a “larger than life character,” and this can be seen by the wonderful items that he created. Reginald Johnson was born in October 1909.  He became a student at Burslem College of Art at the age of 12, where he studied under Gordon Forsythe and …

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