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Welcome to Plymouth Auction Rooms
Plymouth Auction Rooms is a family run business established in 1992. The team have a wealth of experience enabling them to provide a professional, friendly and efficient auctioneering and valuation service.
Auctioneer and valuer Paul has some 30 years experience in the auction business and has appeared on BBC television, local and national radio. He is also regularly featured in the Westcountry media with regular newspaper columns and editorial features.
The auction rooms hold regular sales featuring art, jewellery, watches, antiques and collectors items.
Enthusiasm for promotion and marketing has yielded many exceptional results including a record price for a pair of Chinese Export pottery parrots at 170,000; the auction of English gold pattern coins, selling worldwide for 330,000; and the sale of a cricket ball from the famous 1933 bodyline series for 10,000.
Plymouth Auction Rooms is widely respected and recognised as the leading saleroom for works by iconic painter Robert Lenkiewicz with many paintings regularly selling from 10,000 to 20,000.
A high profile internet presence and an on-line bidding facility has seen Plymouth Auction Rooms evolve into one of the Westcountry s leading auctioneers and valuers.
SOLD пїЅ32,500 A Geo III gold pattern two pence 1805 proof by William J Taylor
SOLD пїЅ20,000 ROBERT LENKIEWICZ (1941-2002) oil on board ‘Self Portrait at the House, Studio, Lower Compton’ signed twice and inscribed in full to verso, inscribed ‘Non Project Piece’ 56cm x 45cm
SOLD пїЅ24,500 ROBERT LENKIEWICZ (1941-2002) a fine oil on canvas Self Portrait, signed twice to verso, titled and also inscribed ‘Private Studio’, 60cm x 60cm, in deep moulded black frame and glazed
SOLD пїЅ12,400 A Diamond Ring, approx 2.22 carats.
SOLD пїЅ20,900 A fine large diamond solitaire ring, recently assessed as approx 3.44 carats, Colour- G-H, Clarity VS, Cut- Old Brilliant, mounted in ten white metal cut down claw setting, with 2.00mm graduated shoulders, each set with four eight cut diamonds, finger size N, gross weight 4.07 grammes, unhallmarked, tested as platinum, note the weight assessed and calculated in mount, girdle showing slight chipping to edge with one natural face.
SOLD пїЅ6,000 English ebonised bracket clock by Jonathan Lowndes, London with eight day striking movement with a caddy top and a 6.75 inch dial with cherub spandrels, a signed silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring ‘J.Lowndes, London’, with mock pendulum and calendar aperture, ring turned winding holes, and strike/not strike lever, with twin fusee movement with verge escapement, the back plate engraved with foliate scrolls signed ‘Jona Lowndes, London’, the case with small hole to right side, possibly for a pull repeat cord, with label to inside back door ‘Percy Webster, Vendor, 37 Gt Portland St’, and the remains of an old paper label to the glazed back door detailing the clock. 39cm handle up, the case stamped 9784
SOLD пїЅ54,000 A fine and impressive large Diamond Ring 8.35ct
SOLD пїЅ9,100 Rolex, a rare 1940’s/1950’s gents stainless steel chronograph wristwatch, case no 497391, the dial stamped ‘Rolex Oyster Chronographe anti-magnetique’ with an outer telemeter dial (KM), the dial approx 35mm diameter.
SOLD пїЅ7,200 Rolex, Deep Sea. Sea Dweller, a fine gents stainless steel wristwatch, 12,800 feet/ 3900 metres, well kept with original box and papers, ref number on the card is 11660, V52830, 2009.
SOLD пїЅ4,860 A Jaeger LeCoultre, a gents 18ct gold Reverso Grand Sport wristwatch, with black leather bracelet with original box and book in excellent condition.
SOLD пїЅ2,800 Rolex, a gents stainless steel Submariner, Oyster Perpetual, wristwatch, 1000ft/300 metres.
SOLD пїЅ3,000 Rolex, a gents Explorer II Oyster Perpetual Date Chronometer wristwatch.
This fine English carriage clock by Brockbank & Atkins Sold for пїЅ5,500 this month.
SOLD пїЅ54,000 30th November 2016.
SOLD пїЅ10,800 Rolex Gents Explorer II 2006.
LOT 369 10th May 2017 SOLD пїЅ8,400.
RECORD PRICE FOR ENGLISH CARRIAGE CLOCK AND CHRONOMETER THIS MONTH
Although it was a diamond ring that took the top price this month at 16,000 it was the sales of rare clocks and instruments that generated the real excitement. A rare 19 th century chronometer by Barrauds of London sold for 6,500, from a fine collection of carriage clocks 5,500 was achieved for an English model by Brockbank Atkins, two longcase regulators sold for 3,000 and 4,600. No watch sale is complete without a good Rolex or two; in fact we had 13 on offer with the top price for a Daytona at 8,000.