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Diamonds dazzle at Farleigh

June 16th, 2021

Our most recent sale at Farleigh Court Golf Club on 9 June saw an exceptional result for a stunning piece of jewellery. In what was a highly successful section of the sale, with all jewellery fetching strong results across the board, it was lot 270, a 25 carat diamond necklace made up of 46 graduated brilliant-cut stones that shone brightest. The pre-sale interest and the competitive bidding, which eventually saw the necklace sell for £22,000 hammer, shows that in a market where coloured gems are often more sought after the power of carefully selected white stones coupled with quality craftsmanship can’t be overestimated.

If you have some diamonds hidden away – or any piece of jewellery for that matter – then it looks like the jewellery market is particularly favourable right now. We are continuing to accept consignments for our forthcoming sale which takes place at the end of July. To get in touch you can email the office at info@catherinesouthon.co.uk or speak to us on the phone on 0208 468 1010.



Calling all fashionistas!

May 4th, 2021

Our upcoming 9th June auction promises fashion fixes for devotees of luxury goods with items ranging from Cartier watches to iconic Hermes bags and a stunning private collection of Louis Vuitton handbags, purses and luggage. The sale also contains classic Chanel suits and a retro Pierre Cardin shift dress for lovers of vintage fashion. Pre-loved fashion and luxury goods are experiencing a revival especially with sustainability and recycling being at the forefront of the news recently.



Auction of Iconic London Street Signs

January 7th, 2021

On behalf of Westminster Council, we are thrilled to be selling a collection of over 200 London street signs. The signs will be sold in a two week timed auction on thesaleroom.com from 17th February. Names include Cambridge Street, Westbourne Park Road, Fifth Avenue, Belgrave Place and the iconic Abbey Road.

These signs have the familiar black and red sans serif lettering which is under copyright and is forbidden to be copied anywhere else in the world without permission. Signs are sometimes stolen, graffitied or damaged, and Westminster Council need to replace them.

These signs have been on the streets of one of the worlds most famous capital cities, and a wonderful chance for buyers to purchase a genuine piece of the London’s history. All signs will be sold with a signed Certificate of Authenticity.



Private estate collection to be sold for charity

October 14th, 2020

The collection includes oak and country furniture, silver, glass and an exceptional collection of jewellery. The fabulous jewellery which showcases a dazzling array of aquamarine, sapphire and diamond bracelets, rings and earrings are amongst our favourite pieces.

The star of the auction has to be the 1960s French sapphire and diamond ring, set with baguette and diamonds which carries an estimate of £6000-8000. The collection’s furniture largely comprises 17th/18th and 19th century oak. One of our favourite pieces is a mid 17th century oak credence table estimated at £200-400. A Mappin and Webb Irish four piece silver tea service is also one of the 70 items from the collection which is to be sold on behalf of The Motor Neurone Disease Association on 4th November.



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Valuations

We hold Valuation Days by appointment at our office located at Chislehurst Business Centre, Bromley BR7 6LH Tuesday – Friday from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Please note that we do not hold Valuation Days during the week of an auction.

COVID UPDATE – we are delighted to announce that we are able to welcome clients back into our office for valuations, please call to arrange an appointment 0208 468 1010.

We can arrange home visits for larger consignments and are able to perform probate valuations. We are also offering to provide valuations by email if preferred.

For an appointment please call on 0208 468 1010 or email info@catherinesouthon.co.uk

Valuations

Auctions

Past Auction

Wednesday 9th June 2021
Antiques & Collectables

Current Auction

Previous Auctions

Wednesday 31st March 2021
Single Owner Collection of Ancient & British Coins
Online timed auction

Wednesday 24th February 2021
Antiques & Collectables – Online live auction

Wednesday 17th February 2021
London Street Signs – Timed auction

See our previous auction results

Catalogue

A full on-line version of our current catalogues can be viewed here.

We also produce glossy printed catalogues. These are available to purchase at each auction or can be posted out on request. If you would like to view a PDF of our current catalogue please click below.

Catalogue