November 2, 2023
A scarce astronomy treatise, written by a Welshman before Galileo was born, has been sold to a private international buyer after an intense bidding war.
October 27, 2023
A never-before-seen photo of soldiers leaving Northern Ireland to fight in World War One and a serviceman’s diary from the trenches will go under the hammer at
September 6, 2023
The manuscript of Tikune Shabat (prayers and devotions for the Sabbath) sold for a hammer price of £57,000 at Hansons Auctioneers (Sept 5) after an in
September 5, 2023
A rare volume marking the start of the Harry Potter phenomenon has been found in an Oxfordshire village primary school which bought it for £1 in 1997.
June 14, 2023
Childhood drawings by King Charles III of his parents in grand a
May 5, 2023
One of the largest collections of Enid Byton books in the world is set for auction thanks to a lifelong collector whose passion gained royal attention.
March 6, 2023
A letter written by King Charles III to his poorly ‘granny’ in 1955 when he was only six years old has been discovered in a loft, together with a copy of the Queen’s 1956 Christmas speech.
February 8, 2023
An extraordinary book of signatures of 128 Victoria Cross war heroes discovered at a free antiques valuation event will be offered by Hansons Auctioneers
February 1, 2023
A chance meeting with a children’s author 23 years ago could spark an auction windfall for a retired school librarian.
January 20, 2023
The discovery of Queen Victoria’s royal post box – with a festive card inside – has underlined the importance of preserving Christmas traditions as strikes and stamp prices crush card joy.