We hope that you are all well and whilst we miss you, we are glad that you are staying home!

As you know we have had to postpone many of our sales however we are happy to announce that our next ONLINE ONLY sale will be on Saturday 23rd May 2020 at 10.30am. As we remain closed to the public there will be no viewing days but to help things along we have added a great many more images to the online catalogue and we can easily arrange for a video call or extra images and condition reports to be emailed to you should these be required.

The sale will be a live event BOTH on and

You can still leave commission bids by telephone or email. However, as we will have limited staff available, we kindly ask that all bids are lodged with us by 4pm on Friday 22nd May.

After the sale payment by bank transfer is preferred but for amounts below £200 then we can also accept debit card payments. We do offer an in-house post and packing service for smaller items and we can easily arrange to have your items sent to you. We have implemented contactless delivery so as to adhere to social distancing policy.
If you have any queries or require further assistance then please do not hesitate to email us We look forward to seeing you all again soon but in the meantime please everyone stay safe.

With kind regards from all of the team at Franklin Browns.

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Our Next Sale
Antiques & Interiors Sale

Saturday 23rd May 2020 at 10.30am
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'Under the Hammer'

  • Lot 16: Ramsden & Carr silver knife, London 1907, - Estimate £100-150
  • Lot 22: David Andersen Norwegian silver gilt and green enamel leaf bracelet - Estimate £80-120
  • Lot 23: Three silver and amber dress rings - Estimate £20-30
  • Lot 47: Three silver and amber dress rings - Estimate £50-70
  • Lot 74: Pair of Chinese high shouldered baluster vases - Estimate £70-100
  • Lot 79: Late 18th / early 19th century Staffordshire pearlware figure of Venus - Estimate £50-70
  • Lot 88: Noritake blue glazed coffee set - Estimate £30-40
  • Lot 90: Dumler & Breiden West German retro vases - Estimate £20-30
  • Lot 100: Griselda Hill Pottery Ltd Ed Prestonpans Fishwife figure, No 182 / 195 - Estimate £50--- 70
  • Lot 109 A pair of Royal Worcester vases, singed Hawkins - Estimate £200-300
  • Lot 117: Goebel Hummel figurines advertising plaque - Estimate £20-30
  • Lot 141: Twelve Hummel figures - Estimate £50-70
  • Lot 152 Anne Mendelow (Scottish b.1947) watercolour - Estimate £80-120
  • Lot 162: Donald Bain (1904 - 1979) watercolour - Estimate £80-120
  • Lot 200: Three green jadeite bowls - Estimate £70-100
  • Lot 228: A contemporary upholstered centre stool - Estimate £70-100
  • Lot 247: An oak lowboy - Estimate £60-80
  • Lot 292: Pair of green hardstone bookends, surmounted with cold painted spelter ducks - Estimate £20-30


At Franklin Browns we are committed to helping local charities and we are pleased to offer a 0% commission service to all Registered Charities who wish to enter items for any forthcoming sale.

Collector's Corner

Click here to join us in Collector's Corner our online blog where from time to time you will find articles and information on just some of the many interesting items which will pass through our doors.

As all of our auction sales offer live online bidding we really do provide the ideal platform for the sale of your antiques and collectables opening them up to a global audience with often quite outstanding results.

  • Major JTD Durbin of the Gordon Highlanders medal group - Sold for £1150
  • Great War and later Medal Group - £560
  • Gents Rolex Oyster Speedking Precision wristwatch - Sold for £940
  • Mahogany breakfront library bookcase - Sold for £1,500
  • Suite of Edinburgh Crystal Thistle etched pattern - Sold for £2,200
  • 19th century Boot Jack - Sold for £480
  • 19th century Hall Bench - Sold for £520
  • 19th century Skeleton Clock - Sold for £800
  • Black forest Chess Set - Sold for £1,850
  • Flight Barr & Barr Pot Pourri Jars - Sold for £3,650
  • Georgian chest on chest - Sold for £460
  • German Naval Binoculars sold for £640
  • German Naval binoculars - Sold for £1,350
  • Hearts Season Tickets - Sold for £540
  • Liberty Silver Spoons - Sold for £500
  • Pharmacy Jars - Sold for £280
  • Rabbie Burns Plaster Figure - Sold for £220
  • Royal Worcester Teaset - Sold for £520
  • Sheraton style Chairs - Sold for £700
  • Vintage Hornby - Sold for £460
  • Whytock & Reid Desk - Sold for £600
  • 19th century Alphabet Sampler worked by J.Thatcher, 1871 - Sold for £640
  • Coalbrookdale Iron Garden Bench - Sold for £2,250
  • Cello, John W Owens, Leeds, 1917 - Sold for £3150
  • Victorian blue enamelled and five stone opal set crucifix pendant - Sold for £660
  • Hamilton & Inches Diamond Set Pendant - Sold for £1500
  • 9ct Gold Fancy Link Long Chain Necklace - Sold for £680
  • Scottish Mahogany Longcase Clock, inscribed James Howden, Edinburgh, circa 1800 - Sold for £720
  • Late 19th century past set necklace, Mrs Newman of Saville Row - Sold for £1300
  • Great War and later Medal group - Sold for £560

Site updated 13th May 2020