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Architectural and Garden Salvage Sale

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16th August 2018

We are now accepting goods for our next garden sale which takes place on Thursday 23rd August.  Selling everything from ornate garden statues to chimney pots, salt glazed troughs and pallets of sandstone.  If you would like further information regarding entering goods in this popular auction please contact the HHAR team on 01228 406320.


Weekly Auction Catalogue Information

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16th August 2018

Another week, another antique and to kick things off we have a stunning carved Victorian longcase clock from Workington. Next we have a perfectly preserved taxidermy jay bird.  Immerse yourself in English pottery history with beautiful pieces from Moorcroft.  Or perhaps a trip to the Orient with a lovely cased Geisha Girl figurine.  Boasting over 650 lots including furniture, tools and electronics, there’s bound to be something for everyone.  Viewing…


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9th August 2018

The culmination of three ‘Leica weeks’ sees the camera bodies and a telephoto lens bringing to a close a great single collection that certainly got customers talking. Of the same high quality but this time audio – both Bang and Olufsen and Grundig are represented with an amazing pair of tower speakers to compliment the Beosystem. A sensitive, pastoral scene is one of many original art works and the ubiquitous…


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2nd August 2018

This week you can keep your eyes on the prize with a brilliant spotting scope from Leica, unleash your inner child with a Tri-Ang express truck, get those books in order with a lovely Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson book trough and last but not least give pictures that authentic look using the vintage Rolleiflex camera. With over 600 lots there is sure to be something for everyone. Viewing available Thursday 5-7,  Friday 9-5,…


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26th July 2018

More, more, more! That’s what people ask for so here it is; Leica again – a Leica digital camera and more lenses that you can shake a stick at. A quality telescope from a good maker, a Bang and Olufsen Radio – top quality. From the second world war and just after we have a collection that includes a German trench knife, early trench photographs and post war memorabilia, probably…


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19th July 2018

This week’s sale sees the start of three weeks of little gems; Leica the world renowned lens and camera company is out in force with lenses and equipment and more to come. For those tool ‘nuts’ a rare Prestons and Sons 9” Dovetailed rosewood insert smoothing plane will thrill the heart. Another heart warmer is a portrait of a young girl – full of mischief. ‘Thinking’ of mischief is a Rodinesque…


Buying & Selling at Auction

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12th July 2018

At HHAR we pride ourselves in offering the highest level of service to buyers and sellers alike.  We hold weekly auctions of antiques and home furnishings together with regular specialist sales and also offer free pre sale valuations with no obligation.


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12th July 2018

Traditional tastes are strong this week with collectable Cranberry glass demonstrating the glass blowers skills. Other hand skills can be seen in a number of early samplers where young girls often honed their needle skills. The artist hand is evident this week as well with over twenty originals one example this rather well caught fisherman. To show off your photographs we have some silver photo frames, some quality oak and…


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5th July 2018

Longcase clocks have always been a farmhouse favourite and William Porthouse of Penrith particularly sought after. The example up for sale is going to strike a note on Monday. Beswick have always been a hit with the character figures and we have some great examples. Royal Doulton have made many figurines for many years – hunting out the rarities is the collectors dream. The German company – WMF have made many special commissions….


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28th June 2018

Small and large features in the saleroom this week with an apprentice piece of great quality in the form of a Coffer or Kist, a full size oak dresser matches the high quality of its cousin. With watches all the rage at the moment it’s good to see affordable versions, we have over twenty this week.  A bit of a rarity as well – a Mocha ware Mug in great…