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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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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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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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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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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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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FAKE SPOTTED

Let’s not pretend – we all know the auction world is full of fakes. You have to keep your wits about you to avoid being duped. Here at William George – or WG as we are ...
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The gaming holy grail makes $360,000 at auction!

What... is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow? Don't worry, you don't need to know the answer to this or even be able to remember your favourite colour to learn about ...
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Ronnie Russell and The Kidnapping of 74

Ronnie Russell sounds like the everyday alter-ego of a Marvel super-hero and you wouldn't be far off! It is actually the name of a real-life hero. The heavyweight boxer that ...
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A gem of a heavyweight title fight

Just like Wilder, it is time for us to pick our jaws up off the canvas and review exactly what happened last week. We may have a better chance of recollecting the night's ...
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Let's get ready to rumble

The time has come for part two of one of the greatest heavyweight bouts in the history of boxing. The Gypsy King behemoth Tyson Fury goes toe to toe with the Bronze Bomber of ...
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Art heists, speedboats and laser beams

Thomas Crown sits upon his beach-bound balcony, and a smug expression graces his face. He is, at that moment, the greatest art thief of our time. At least in his eyes. Now, why ...
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8 bit jewellery anyone?

Style and fashion are cyclical and our love for the retro aesthetic has remained strong throughout. 
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The day I became a millionaire

So January is long. I don't know about you but the Christmas period mixed in with a 5 week pay month has left me feeling less flush than before. Imagine my joy when I received ...
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While your wallet gently weeps...

Last week we brought you a letter from the formidable Henry the VIII, and today we continue with the theme of important writings. I am referring to the original handwritten ...
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King Henry VIII and the garments of Royalty

Remember when you were 17 and started embarking on romantic relationships. Indulging in frivolities and getting swept away in it all so much you felt like you could lose your ...
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The Cannonball Run - A new race record!

Have you ever sat at your steering wheel looking out at the congested road in front as the glare of the brake lights scorns your morning eyes and wondered, when did I get sick ...
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Making a bid for better health

Like entering a cave of wonders without the fear of the entrance shutting behind you, Auctions offer a world of possibility. You can find things you've always dreamed of along ...
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Mince Pies and Covfefe

Recently here at William George, we did a relocation exercise to a wonderful building in the heart of our city, Peterborough. Our world of auctions is constantly evolving and ...
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The Elephant in the Room

The elephant in the room. It’s time to tame the beast that is humanity's greed... Peterborough, England: William George & Co are a forward-thinking, proactive auction house ...
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