House clearance clocks auction for $16,500 in the UK

paulfrasercollectibles

2015-06-26 13:09:34

.

House clearance clocks auction for $16,500 in the UK

Antique clocks that were discovered during a routine house clearance have auctioned for $16,500

Three antique clocks that were discovered during a routine house clearance in the UK sold for a total of 10,500 ($16,456)on January 22, with a William and Mary eight-day-striking long case clock bringing the lion's share,achieving 6,100 ($9,563).

House clearance clocks auction for $16,500 in the UKThis William and Mary eight-day-striking long case clock made 6,100 ($9,563) on January 22

The captivating idea that there could be treasure lying in wait in a neglected attic or garage is underpinned by discoveries such as these. Recently, Paul Fraser Collectibles reported on the successful sale of an impressive collection of 17th century furniture that was similarly discovered during a house clearance, while an original condition "barn-find" Aston Martin is to cross the block at Bonhams on May 18.

For more surprise discoveries, sign up for our free weekly newsletter.

Share on social media
Write a response...





The bookmarklet lets you save things you find to your collections.

Note: Make sure your bookmarks are visible.

COLLECT IT!

Click and drag the Collect It button to your browser's Bookmark Bar.