John Frederick Herring Senior (1795-1865).
Traditional sporting antiques and related items do extremely well in this location and are bought by local people rarely using the internet.
From guns, both antique and modern, hunting related prints, taxidermy, ephemera, books and related equestrian items from saddles and riding equipment, we have the local buyers to make the internet envious!
That is not to say prices are not boosted by online technology, as the £400 for a Victorian hunting jacket proves. There are indeed some incredible results in this field with £8,200 securing the John Frederick Herring (1795-1865) oil painting, £260 for the sporting rifle and a whopping £7,000 for the Van Ingen tiger head.
Whether it is fox heads associated with the Belvoir Hunt, more exotic big game animal heads, prints by Elizabeth Sharp, to Charles Johnson Payne (Snaffles) or Cecil Aldin, buyers are numerous and the advice to vendors is bring in your items for a professional service with outstanding results.
Our Art Sales contributes in finding buyers of certain works and we regularly excel with oils by George Morland making high hundreds and more and a recent single private collector of works by Thomas Sidney Cooper exceeded estimates and being purchased by customers all over the country.
With taxidermy and gun laws evolving we also have the know how to make sure what you sell is legal and we will take you through the process from attaining temporary shotgun licenses to knowing if certain types of animal can be sold.
It is also worthwhile mentioning other sports, from football medals to programmes, cricket ephemera, Wisden Almanacks, boxing related items and anything sporting related.
Whatever your sport, we have a sale for your passion.