Leamington Spa Weekly Auction

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Thursday 22 April 2021

Commencing at 10:30am

Leamington Spa Auction Centre


Wednesday prior – 9am to 7pm

Friday, Monday & Tuesday between 8.30am and 5pm

Our popular weekly auction includes approximately 400 lots of antique & general furniture, household goods, jewellery, tools, modern electrical items and garden equipment.

Situated in the town centre, Locke & England held their first auction sale in Leamington Spa in 1834 and have continued to hold regular antique, general household  and specialist sales ever since as well as offering a valuation service.


12 Guy Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4RT
Please note that this sale will be held live online and attendance in person will not be allowed.

Wednesday prior to sale 9am – 7pm

Buyers Premium
A buyers’ premium at 17.5% plus VAT, will be added to the bid price of each lot.

Lots purchased online will in addition attract a 5% plus VAT fee.

Condition Reports
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale.

On sale day until 5pm and on the following Friday and Monday 9am – 5pm.
The auctioneers may charge storage on items not cleared by this time.

Postage & Packing
All postal mailing is handled by: Mail Boxes 01926 881920
Email: info@mbeleamingtonspa.co.uk

Attention is drawn to the Auctioneers Conditions of Sale in this catalogue and posted on the premises.

In particular, it is emphasised that all accounts must be settled on the day of sale. Sale currency is GBP.

The following payment methods are accepted :

• Cash
• Debit card (in person)
• Direct bank transfer

We do not accept payments by credit card or any card payments over the telephone.

Bank transfer details are as follows :

Bank Name :       Metro Bank Plc
Account Name :  Locke & England
Sort code :          23-05-80
Account # :         29033964
Please quote both the auction number and your invoice number as reference. Failure to do so may delay goods being released. Please be aware that clients making international transfers will be liable for any bank imposed charges.

Online Registration
In completing the online bidder registration and providing your payment card details you :

(i) confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to the auctioneer and have sufficient funds available to complete the transaction.

(ii) agree to abide by the auctioneer’s conditions of sale and special terms and conditions as stated in these particulars and on the online bidding platform.

(iii) agree to make payment via the methods and timescales stated above at the completion of the auction and authorise the auctioneer that on failing to do so the credit/debit card given may be charged in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased.

Auctioneer Information
Locke & England
12 Guy Street
Leamington Spa
CV32 4RT
United Kingdom
Tel: 01926 889100

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.

Leamington Spa Auction Centre

A George II walnut 'Gainsborough' chair upholstered in floral needlework fabric, the outswept arms with floral carving on cabriole legs with carved ears and knees on hairy paw feet, h. 96 cm, w. 77 cm, d. 80 cm

Sold for £29,000

A mid 18th century possibly Irish oversized mahogany open arm chair, the carved and moulded top rail over the carved and pierced scrolling splat with shell design and the carved arms with bird head terminals on square section legs, along with two matching single chairs, h. 114 cm, w. 64 cm, d. 61 cm

Sold for £3,900

A mid 20th century Howard & Sons armchair covered in 'H & S' ticking on square section tapering beech front legs and later castors, h. 76 cm, w. 70 cm, d. 100 cm CONDITION REPORT: Later castors. Rips, wear and staining to ticking. Movement to arm joints. No Howard stamp. Label removed from Hessian.Provenance: Came from a house clearer

Sold for £1,800

A pair of Edwardian Arts and Crafts silver candlesticks, the square riveted bases with tapering stems and large drip pans. Hallmarked for London 1906, makers mark for The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, h. 22.5 cm

Sold for £1,700

A Queen Elizabeth II proof double sovereign commemorating the 500th anniversary of the first gold sovereign. Dated 1989

Sold for £1,300

A 19th century cast iron and teak garden bench, the ends with dragon head terminals on monopedia, h. 80 cm, w. 162 cm, d. 69 cm

Sold for £1,000

19th century school,A study of a Pekingese,signed 'Gerland', oil on board,46 x 51 cm

Sold for £650

Meccano - boxed sets No's 6, 6A (x2) and 8A in original brown paper wrapping along with an electric motor (E20R) and Transformer (T20)

Sold for £750

A large George V silver basket having an ornate pierced and scrolling design with four scroll handles. Hallmarked for London 1913, makers mark for Josiah Williams & Co.

Sold for £900

A Victorian rosewood perpetual calendar repeater clock by James Briscall of 48 Constitution Hill, Birmingham, the silvered clock dial with Roman numerals and pierced hands behind a convex glass

Sold for £1,400

Cartier, an 18ct yellow gold 'open and shut' en tremblant flower clip, the closed bud opening to reveal diamond, sapphire, ruby and emerald set stamens. Signed and indistinctly numbered (?)016637, cased. Approx weight 33.7g, l. 7 cm

Sold for £4,800

A mid 18th century mahogany tea table, the shaped fold over top with well below supported on a single gate action on cabriole legs with carved knees and pad feet, h. 73 cm, w. 70 cm, d. 33 cm

Sold for £2,400

A late 19th century oak cased bracket clock, the case with domed roof, applied pineapple finials, brass frieze and pierced lantern sides, the brass face with silvered chapter ring, signed H.W Cave, Leamington. The movement having adjustments for Westminster or Eight Bell chimes and fast/slow or silent. Together with wall bracket, H. 52 cm

Sold for £1,700

A carved oak newel post finial in the form of a dog modelled standing on its hind legs, h. 51.5 cm

Sold for £1,300

An early 17th century walnut French or Scottish back stool, the back with carved crown, alter, six point star and flowers along with initials, pierced crosses and spindles, h. 98.5, w. 42 cm, d. 42 cm

Sold for £1,100

An 1821 pattern light cavalry presentation sword, the bladed etched: 'Presented to Captain Chetwynd by the non-commissioned officers and privates of the 1st troop. W.Y.C as a token of their gratitude and respect. August 21st 1839'. The blade also etched with VR cypher and various other motifs, marked 'Reeves and Greaves Manufacturers' above the hilt. Housed in a steel scabbard with applied decoration, l. 104 cm

Sold for £900

Dinky - a boxed gift set No. 2 Commercial Vehicles

Sold for £700

A 19th century Chinese blue and white ginger jar decorated with prunus flowers and auspicious objects. Together with a carved and pierced hardwood stand and cover. Double circle mark to base.

Sold for £800

William Mellor (1851-1931), 'Rydal Lake, Westmorland', signed, oil on canvas, 29 x 44 cm

Sold for £1,000

James Humbert Craig R.U.A. (Irish, 1877-1944), 'Upper Glendun', signed, oil on canvas, 49 x 59 cm

Sold for £5,000

Leamington Spa Auction Centre