News about British Antique
British leaders Churchill and Henry VIII dominated at RR Auction
BOSTON — A King Henry VIII-signed document discussing sponsoring the feast day of St. George sold for $66,435, and a box of 10 of Winston Churchill’s personal brand of cigars commanded $19,159 at RR Auction on August 10.
Jaguar celebrates 100 years as the sportiest British luxury car
NEW YORK — There are race cars and there are passenger cars, but perhaps no automaker has more successfully mastered both than the British marque known as Jaguar, which transferred the design flair of racing cars to everyday automobiles.
WWII British naval hero’s medals to be auctioned at Noonans, July 27
LONDON – The highly emotive and unique Second War D.S.O., D.S.C., and Posthumous Albert Medal group of eight awarded to Royal Navy Commander W. R. Marshall-A’Deane will be sold by Mayfair-based Auctioneers Noonans on Wednesday, July 27 in a sale of Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria. The group, which will be offered as one lot, […]
Dreweatts mounts loan exhibition of British country house treasures, July 11-13
LONDON – Dreweatts auctioneers will offer the public a peek at spectacular historic works from country homes across the UK by way of a loan exhibition of works at its London venue. The historical items will be loaned by members of the Historic Houses Association, which this year in conjunction with Dreweatts have created a new […]