Our team is lead by Michael Hogben, who, with over 40 years experience in the antiques and auctioneering business, has built up an excellent reputation and client base both nationally and internationally. Not only is Michael an active Auctioneer, but also spends time in front of the television camera on popular shows for the BBC, ITV and Sky. Additionally, he is a published author.
Westenhanger Auctioneers commenced business in 2012 and has gone from strength to strength on the back of 10 auctions a year, all solely providing "new to the market" items to a strong clientele from the trade to private collectors.
Our Auction House is always well attended on sale days, as well as having a large volume of buyers worldwide online through our associate internet salerooms. We achieve an enviable percentage clearance of Lots as well as excellent hammer prices.
Our specialist areas of expertise include Antiques, art and collectibles; clocks and watches; rare wines and spirits; toys; vintage clothes, and rare fishing ephemera.
Details of our services are as follows:-
* Free valuation by appointment at our Auction House (Open weekdays 10am to 2pm). Home visits can be undertaken subject to prior arrangement.
* Auction Days - on Sundays approximately every 6 weeks - comprising 300+ Lots sold over a 3 hour period
* House clearance - we work sympathetically and with discretion for Solicitors, Executors, Trustees and private individuals
* Probate valuation for Solicitors