Where are we located?
|Minsterley Parish Hall|
Minsterley is on the A488 approximately 7 miles from the Shrewsbury by-pass. For those with Sat Nav the postcode is SY5 0HS
31st January, 27th March, 29th May, 31st July, 25th September, 27th November
Due to recent Government recommendations Our next auction on Friday 27th March 2020 has been POSTPONED until further notice.
|For valuation of items you may be thinking of entering into Auction, for advice on a house clearance, or to arrange a visit contact Phil Griffiths (Auctioneer) on 07970 010148 or just email us some digital photographs of your items and we will get back to you as soon as we can
Due to Government guidelines we are still unable to hold Public Auctions, and the Hall at Minsterley is still closed. Hopefully it will not be too long before we can start again. We look forward to seeing you all soon.
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Hendersons hosted the popular BBC1ís Antiques Road Trip with experts Charlie Ross and Thomas Plant arriving in their classic Triumph Spitfire to sell their wares purchased in and around the County during the previous week. The highlights of the evening were a small celluloid needlecase bought from an antique shop by Charlie Ross for £10 which sold in the room for £50, and a spelter art deco figure bought at a local antiques market by Thomas Plant for £60 achieved their best profit of the night at £130.
A recent evening Antiques and Collectables sale included a variety of interesting items from a local estate and attracted dealers and private collectors to a packed sale room. An New Hudsons Cycles enamel sign fetched £300, an early mallet bottle separated from a quantity of bottles sold for £120. A slipware bowl, brought in by a local private Vendor sold for £200. A Pine 5 drawer chest of drawers realised £120. The remainder of the sale of 400 lots attracted brisk bidding and achieved some excellent results for our Vendors.
A photograph album entered for Auction at Minsterley based Hendersons Antiques and Collectables sale recently caused much interest. The album entered amongst the contents of a local house clearance, dated from around 1875 and contained images of a Tour of America. The pictures included scenes of cotton growing and dockyard scenes, selling at market, street scenes and early black American settlements. The album attracted a number of collectors and dealers who had recognised it as an important piece of early American social history. A packed sale room watched private bidders and dealers battle for the album with the hammer finally falling at £1,500 plus 10% buyers premium. The saleroom estimate was £300 - £500.
In another of our evening Antiques and Collectables sale which included a variety of interesting items from two local estates. A Regency Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy sold for £640, a Victorian Mahogany Stereoscope found under the stairs sold for £320. A Troika vase, always very popular, brought in by a local private Vendor sold for £120. Two Pine kitchen cupboards made £600. A Mahogany 8 day long case grandfather clock sold for £520. A Pine 5 drawer chest of drawers realised £130.
An interesting collection of original Enamel Signs from a local Vendor who had acquired the signs over 30 years ago from a local village shop formed part of a recent auction.