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A personally signed portrait of Adolf Hitler in silver frame recovered by News Chronicle war correspondent, William Forrest O.B.E. from the Berlin Fuhrerbunker in 1945 has been found and is featured in our 13th September Fine Art Sale.

Come along to Widnes Masonic Temple on Wednesday 3rd September and meet the Antiques Roadshow team for a valuation and advice about your antiques and collectables. The event starts at 7.30pm - see local press for details.

Wigan Auction Centre resumes acceptance and valuation days on the second Wednesday of every month commencing on 10th September. Consultants will be available from 9.30 am to 12 noon at Wigan Investment Centre.

We shall be holding a Valuation Day at our office at the Warrington Auction Centre on Tuesday 9th September between the hours of 9.30am and 12 noon. The address is 4 Webster Court, Westbrook Crescent, Gemini Business Park, Warrington, WA5 8WD (behind the Memphis Belle). Telephone 01925 589073.

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Our next auction

Sale of Vintage Toys & Models, Musical instruments & Memorabilia, Antiques & Jewellery
Public Auction of approximately 600 lots to include vintage Toys and Models, Musical Instruments, Memorabilia, Nauticalia, Jewellery, Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics and Glassware, Clocks and Watches, Postcards and Postage Stamps, Collectables, Objets d'Art and much more. The catalogue will be published on-line on Friday 5th April. Live internet bidding is available on and

Saturday 13th September 2014

The Auction Centre
9 Berkeley Court
Manor Park
Cheshire WA7 1TQ

Viewing Times:
Friday 12th September 2014 from 1,00 pm to 7.00 pm
Saturday 13th September 2014 from 8.00 am to 9.25 am
Please note that there is NO public viewing during the course of the sale

Sale Time:
9.30 am

Live Online Bidding

The online catalogue will be published approximately
one week prior to the sale date.

Our next valuation and acceptance day

01 September: Runcorn Valuation and Acceptance Day
We shall be holding a Valuation and Acceptance Day at the Runcorn Auction Centre, 9 Berkeley Court, Manor Park, Runcorn from 10am to 4pm. Our senior auctioneer and other members of the Client Services team will be on hand to offer pre-sale advice and accept entries for auction. Consignments may also be delivered to The Auction Centre on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week; (The Auction Centre is closed on Wednesday.) [Map]

Under the Hammer

A used postal caricature by Spooner published by J W Southgate Library 1st June 1840, series 1, hand-coloured and with franked penny black, addressed to Worksop, Nottinghamshire - SOLD 2300 + BP (Aug 2014)


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