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 ...
Read More

Recently discovered LS Lowry sells at auction for £2.6m

A painting by British artist LS Lowry, only discovered last year, has just sold for £2.6m.
Read More

French impressionist paintings looted by Nazis to sell for £20m

Three paintings stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish art collector are heading to auction after being returned to his family
Read More

Steve McQueen's Ford Mustang from Bullitt sells for £2.6m at auction

The 1968 Ford Mustang GT driven by Steve McQueen and the star of one of the greatest car chases in cinema history has sold at auction for £2.6m.
Read More

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 ...
Read More

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet could sell at auction for £1.8m

Damien Hirst's 1989 piece "Bodies" is coming up for auction in London next month. The piece is a doorless medicine cabinet packed with jars, bottles and packets of drugs and ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More

MatchBox Car Collection Sells At Auction for £300,000

A collection of MatchBox cars dubbed by experts as one of the worlds finest has just sold at auction for a striking £300,000.The collection dates back over 60 years and totals ...
Read More

A Whirlwind Decade - The Rise of Auctions

The 2010s was a whirlwind. It seems like a lifetime ago that Gordon Brown was Prime Minister, Kate and Will got married, and London hosted the Olympic Games.The last decade has ...
Read More

Going the Extra (Red) Mile

After my rant last time out, I’m pleased to report this week's Jiblette is a much more life-affirming anecdote!Tis the season and all that…After our most recent Live Auction ...
Read More

'Perfect' whisky collection could sell for £8m at auction

A gigantic haul of 3,900 bottles of whisky is due to go to auction in February next year.
Read More

'Hungry artist' eats £100,000 banana

Surrounded by art aficionados and influencers in a gallery in Miami Beach, a man walked up and ate one of the exhibits. Luckily it wasn't anything hanging around Tracey Emin's ...
Read More

Jesse Owens' 1936 Olympic Medal Goes to Auction

The 1936 Olympic games were infamous for several reasons as sports took a back seat and politics and propaganda took hold.
Read More

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 ...
Read More

Get your Christmas gifts at auction this year

Remember when you rushed into town on Christmas Eve and spent an extortionate amount on the wrong gifts? Remember when you told yourself that you'd never do it again?
Read More

Orville and Emu Puppets Heading to Auction

Orville the Duck and Emu puppets go to auction at Bonhams in London next month. 
Read More

First ever Marvel comic sells for £981,000

A rare first edition of the first Marvel comic book has sold for a record $1.26m (£981,00) at auction.
Read More

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 ...
Read More

Banksy Sculpture Pulled From Sotheby's Auction

Banksy's sculpture The Drinker has been withdrawn from Sotheby's London auction.The sculpture was due to be one of the highlights of Sotheby's contemporary art sale with a high ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More