The most unusual things sold at auction

The auction world is packed full of weird and unusual items. Where the most unique things find the widest audience, which is offered from the most diverse range of sellers in ...
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How does an online auction work?

The short answer is, it works very well! Especially in the current climate. Picking your way around a dark, fusty room looking for trinkets isn’t what we’re about at William ...
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How Covid-19 has changed the auction world

The closure of retail stores left consumers with no option but to head online for their shopping requirements, and all the signs indicate that a shift away from online is ...
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Top tips for buying at online auctions - part 2

Welcome to the second of our two-parter on all you need to become a skilled online auction buyer. Here we share some more of our insider tips to help you bid and buy like a pro.
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Top tips for buying at online auctions – part 1

Welcome to the exciting world of online auctions!
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Top tips for selling at online auctions - part 2

Welcome to the second of our two-parter on nailing your online selling. Here we share some more of our insider tips to help you perfect your auction sales skills. Be sure to ...
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Top tips for selling at online auctions - part 1

If you haven’t sold through auction before and are unsure of how to get started, fear not - you’ve come to the right place. Here at William George we have worked hard to remove ...
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Reserve VS no reserve

So, you’ve decided to consign your items to auction. Family heirloom? Customer returns? Scarce artefact? Or liquidated assets?
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Discover with William George

Bringing you closer to today’s creators, collectors and curators
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Huge interest in royal memorabilia

Our most recent auction of Signed Royal Letters & Photographs gained a high volume of publicity, demonstrating that the appetite for rare items with personal connections to ...
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The man who views the world in X-ray vision

Using a cutting edge fusion of art and science, Nick Veasey transcends the means of photography by stripping away the layers of everyday life and letting us view its ...
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These four walls

These four walls hold a certain charm, A strong sense of where I belong. These four walls hold back all that harms, Secure, sturdy and strong. These four walls are all quite ...
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To buy or not to buy?

Should I buy a new tele or not? Comments welcomed!Let me lay out the pros and cons. If I get more comments telling me to buy one than not, then I will! That’s how much I trust ...
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What treasures are you yet to find?

Are you spending a bit of time inside? I bet that attic needs seeing to! Who knows what you might dig up that is worth something. A clear-out benefited someone from ...
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Careful what you wish for

Here at William George, there is nothing we love more than watching numbers going up. It’s our job, after all, to put quality lots in front of our buyers and to secure the ...
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Nothing tastes like chicken

I have long had a friend who has no sense of smell. I am also an awful mate who forgets this regularly shoving craft beers or delicious meals into his face while exclaiming how ...
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Guidelines for Sellers

Do you remember a time before self isolation and social distancing?
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2 Ply or not 2 Ply

You are probably reading this from within a fort of toilet rolls chomping down on dry pasta and if you are, shame!The nation has gone hysterical, and the only comforts we need ...
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Why online shopping is good for us…

In the current climate of Coronavirus chaos, venturing to traditional retail stores, shopping centres and high streets can feel a little like entering a war zone. Earlier this ...
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COVID-19 and Our Auctions

Imagine being cooped up at home for an extended period, no football, and an ever depleting list of events you had planned. Sounds pretty rough right? Well, unfortunately, this ...
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