Welcome to a new auction firm which will cover the Maidenhead area. Aubrey Dawson has set up Dawson’s Auctioneers at 9 Kings Grove Estate, Maidenhead SL6 4DP and he and his colleagues plan to specialise in fine art, antiques and jewellery in addition to the usual consignments; their first fine art and antiques sale will take place on January 21st 2017. Find them at www.dawsonsauctions.co.uk
Mr Dawson appears to have chosen the one gap in an area which is quite well supplied with auction houses. The Thames Valley catchment includes
– long established Thimbleby & Shorland, in Reading http://www.tsauction.co.uk
– the Berkshire Auction Rooms at Midgham, http://www.berkshireauctionrooms.co.uk
– Martin & Pole at Wokingham http://www.martinpole.co.uk
– the Windsor Auctions http://www.windsorauctions.co.uk
– the Bourne End Auction Rooms http://www.bourneendauctionrooms.co.uk
– Jones and Jacob at Watlington http://www.jonesandjacob.com
– and of course Bosleys’ specialist military auctions at Marlow http://www.bosleys.co.uk
– and as far as we know, John Hugo is still alive and well at Hugo’s Auctions Limited http://www.hugosauctions.biz
Doubtless the Maidenhead/Burnham/Slough conurbation is ready for a convenient central venue, but it’s a busy area; the new firm will need to be very visible and competitive.
You’ll find Dawson’s Auctioneers on Where To Sell, and we wish them a very rewarding future.
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PS Are Bracknell Auctions still extant? (https://bracknellauctions.co.uk)
We’ve been trying to contact them without success. Perhaps they could contact us?