There’s always something happening in the 1818 Auctioneers’ salerooms. We hold auctions every Monday and they range from weekly, lower estimate auctions to bi-monthly higher estimate auctions. If you’re wondering what you can expect to find in each type, your quick guide follows below.

If you have any questions at all, please do talk to one of the team when you’re next in the saleroom, give us a call on 015395 66201, or use the form on our contact us page.

You’ll also find a full list of auction dates for 2019 here.


Antiques, Vintage, Collectables & Clearance Auctions

What? A discovery-style auction with Collectables, Textiles, Prints and Pictures, Books, and Furniture. Low starting estimates and a chance to find something special to collect, upcycle, or sell on
When? Every Monday or Tuesdays on Bank Holiday weeks
Timing: 10am start
Viewing: Fridays: 1pm to 4pm, Saturdays: 10am to 1pm, and from 8.30am auction day.


Two-Day Collectors’ Auctions

What? A true collectors’ auction with sections of Toys, Models, Railwayana, Sporting Memorabilia, Figurines, Alcohol, Coins, Stamps, Militaria, Air Rifles and Edged Weapons, Taxidermy, Postcards and Ephemera, Advertising Memorabilia
When? Bi-monthly (from March) on the opening Monday and Tuesday of the month.
Timing: 12noon on Mondays and 10am on Tuesdays
Viewing: Fridays: 1pm to 4pm, Saturdays: 10am to 1pm, and from 8.30am auction day.


Two Day Specialist Auctions

What? Our fine arts-style of auction with sections of Silver, Jewellery, Collectables, Antiquarian Books, Pictures, and Furniture
When? Bi-monthly (from February) on the opening Monday and Tuesday of the month
Timing: 10am start both days
Viewings: Fridays: 1pm to 4pm, Saturday: 10am to 2pm, and from 8.30am auction day


Valuer’s Auctions

What? Auctions presented by our auctioneers and valuers with regular dates for Photography, Pens & Writing Equipment, Musical Instruments, Equipment & Collectable Vinyl, Mid Century & Retro, Contemporary & Lakeland Art, and Rural Bygones, Architectural Salvage and Garden Statuary
When? Spaced throughout the year
Timing: Presented within our weekly auction (10am start) or running alongside (from 12.30pm). Please check with our team or refer to our updates in print and online.
Viewings: Fridays: 1pm to 4pm, Saturdays: 10am to 1pm, and from 8.30am auction day.

Latest News

Vinyl record auction preview: 29th April

Our Independent Valuer, Simon Norfolk, previews the April 29th Specialist Auction of Musical Instruments, Equipment & Collectable Vinyl. “The vinyl side of the auction is shaping up nicely with some wonderful, original UK pressings by artists such as John Mayall, Muddy Waters, the Beatles, Savoy Brown and some rock and roll albums from Gene Vincent, … Continued