Removed from Portland Place, London

Removed from Portland Place, London

Collection of Richard Thomas Shannon (1931-2022) to feature in our February Fine Art auction.


R. T. Shannon was an academic and historian and a leading authority on William Ewart Gladstone. He was born in Fiji and studied at The University of Auckland, completing a PhD at Gonville and Caius, Cambridge. He taught Modern History at Auckland and The University of East Anglia and was appointed Professor of Modern History at The University of Wales in 1979.



His eclectic collection of furniture, pictures  and works of art embodies a deep-rooted understanding and passion for history and politics. Many of the present lots were acquired from London Auction Houses and antiques shops and all were beautifully presented in his central London residence a short walk from Regents Park. The collection will be sold in our forthcoming Fine Art and Antiques sale on the 14th and 15th February.

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An Exceptional World / European Stamp Collection

An exceptional World / European stamp collection mint and used. In 63 Senator albums and 6 Lighthouse with slip covers and a large stockbook. Featuring in our Specialist Collectors' auction Tuesday 11th - Thursday 13th June.

The David Thomas Turner Collection - Part II (1945-2023)

Presenting the David Thomas Turner - Part II (1945-2023) collection of fossils and geological specimens


Antiques & Collectables Valuation Day

Thursday 23rd May 10am - 1pm at Colchester Officers Club. Londinium Road, CO2 7NU.



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