Welcoming and educating new bidders

Tuesday 25 July 2017

Welcoming new bidders to auction sales has always been a core job for any auctioneer. The experienced auctioneer will be able to identify a nervous bidder and put them at their ease, inviting them into the process. If a bidder is comfortable in the saleroom environment they are likely to perhaps go that one more bid to secure a lot.

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Halls come up roses with Chinese Vase

Monday 24 July 2017

A magnificent, large Chinese blue and white porcelain vase sold for a whopping £150,000 at a fine art auction in Shrewsbury this month despite having significant damage to its rim.

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30 years' worth of film memorabilia up for grabs!

Thursday 20 July 2017

An outstanding collection of film memorabilia and 007 collectables amassed by an extremely dedicated private collector and film buff, will be sold off in September at Astons Auctioneers.

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CMA accepts commitments to address auction concerns

Friday 14 July 2017

An investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into online auction practices has now been terminated following acceptance of binding committments from ATG media in relation to what the CMA described as suspected exclusionary and restrictive pricing practices.

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Cheffins acquires Dodson Jones

Thursday 13 July 2017

Market-leading multi-disciplinary property and auctioneering business, Cheffins, has announced its acquisition of Dodson Jones, the Cambridge-based commercial property consultancy.

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