Mystery lot – Worth £2,000?
Can you identify this item, made in Rye around 1860?
It may even set a new record for it’s type, beating a £2,000 plus figure reached in a Canterbury auction house for an item made by the same firm. Continue reading Mystery Rye Object
The September 2015 “Rye’s Own” is in all local newsagents now.
This month the magazine features : Continue reading September Rye’s Own
The first Auction at Rye Auction Galleries new home at Rye Industrial Estate was an outstanding success. Local buyers flocked to support popular Auctioneer, Kevin Wall, who saved the Rye Auction from extinction and the staff from redundancy by taking on the challenging venture at a new home when it looked certain that the days of a regular sale in Rye were over. Continue reading First Auction At New Venue A Great Success
Local Auctioneer Has Part-time Job
Rye Auction Galleries’ well known Auctioneer, Kevin Wall, has been secretly photographed at his ‘other’ job as a part time sumo wrestler. Here we see him Continue reading Moonlighting Auctioneer
A giant Chinese vase is one of the more unusual items in the July Antique Sale to be held on Friday 4th at Rye Auction Galleries, Rock Channel. Auctioneer Kevin Wall says “the value of this monster, should be in the £1000 range but had it had its original brother with it, it may well have fetched more than treble that amount”. Continue reading Giant Vase
Reginald Wood was a man of Rye whose wartime exploits have never been
recorded. Reg. died a few years ago. He had lived at 25 Cadborough
Road for many years. Continue reading Rye War Hero
GET YOUR ANTIQUES VALUED AT THE SHOW
Great news about this year’s Rye Show at Salts Farm, East Guldeford on Saturday August 18th …
All the old favourites will be there again to thrill and amuse everyone – the Rye Warbirds model aeroplanes, Terrier Racing, Grand Raffle, lots of fun games and sideshows and stalls, and of course the multi-ring Horse Show and Dog Show. Continue reading Rye Country Show 2007
Buying at Auction These lantern slides, just a sample from the 40 that were included in the lot, demonstrate that there are bargains to be had at any auction sale. Continue reading Buying at Auction
Bournes the Rye removal company have been presented with the famous UTS Dancing Elephant after winning the award for the second time since its conception in 1993. Continue reading Bournes UTS Celebrate Dancing Elephant Award