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Museum's Trash or Treasure Event Strikes Silver

16th February 2019

Last Autumn, Somerset Coalfield Life at Radstock Museum in conjunction with Killens at Mendip Auction Rooms, held their second antiques, collectables and curiosities valuation day, “Trash or Treasur... read more

Medals awarded with strong demand

16th February 2019

At our Antiques & Collectables sale on 9th February, we saw a vast array of different lots go  under the hammer with a very large crowd in attendance. Silver and jewellery are always wanted ... read more

New homes found for church pews

19th January 2019

 Times are changing and, across the country, churches are being adapted to offer flexible and adapatable space   that can help strengthen communities and St Johns Church in Glastonbury is undergoin... read more

£9500 for Radstock valuation day find!

5th January 2019

Back in October, the team from Killens held an antiques valuation day in aid of the Radstock Museum and Nicky Houston, senior valuer, got very excited when a Chinese medal was brought in by a local re... read more

Many sit up for sofa

9th November 2018

The sale of Antiques and Collectables held on 3rd November attracted an excellent entry of some 750 lots with some exceptional lots on offer generating very strong interest. A fantastic selection ... read more

Silhouettes come out of the dark

13th October 2018

  An impressive five stone carved half hoop ring with rose cut diamond pointers sold for £3200 whilst a rose gold Albert chain with T-bar made £900. A very attractive William and Mary style ... read more

Phenomenal interest for a wee dram!

30th September 2018

The autumn Sporting, Fine Wines and Spirits sale held on 27th September generated a phenomenal level of interest from across the UK and Europe. A personal collection of whisky from a local seller led ... read more

Strong interest in Jewellery at the August Antique Sale

18th August 2018

In spite of being held at the height of summer, the recent sale of Antiques and Collectables held on 11th August saw excellent numbers of attendees viewing and attending the sale. With over 600 lots e... read more

Demand for Jade Still Strong

16th June 2018

              The Chinese have long been fascinated by jade and they often relate the semi-precious stone to a beautiful woman, prosperity a... read more

Saleroom Assistant Required

1st June 2018

We are seeking a saleroom assistant to work full time at the auction rooms. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a focussed and successful team with excellent prospects for career prog... read more

Oriental box leads to Chinese battle

12th May 2018

A very good entry of some 800 Antiques & Collectables went under the hammer at the Mendip Auction Rooms on 5th May and, in spite of the warmer weather, there was a good attendance of buyers with p... read more

Heat turns on wine cooler

13th April 2018

The Auction Rooms team certainly had a busy Easter being open for Good Friday and Easter Monday so that the two sales held on 3rd and 4th April could be viewed and the crowds flocked in. The Monda... read more

Antiques Road Trip have great day on Mendip

13th April 2018

The team from the popular TV show, Antiques Road Trip, recently filmed an episode on Mendip attending the Mendip Auction Rooms. Celebrity valuers Timothy Medhurst and Christina Trevanion had spent... read more

Well connected naval uniforms saluted

17th March 2018

  The latest monthly sale of Antiques & Collectables staged by Killens at the Mendip Auction Rooms was dominated by items generously entered by the Somerville family formerly of Dinder... read more

Brave Pigeon flies to great heights

16th February 2018

  The latest monthly sale of Antiques & Collectables staged by Killens at the Mendip Auction Rooms attracted the largest crowd ever seen for such a sale and came only four days after a... read more

 
 
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