We love seeing the items you have bought at Browns ASR Auctions in your home and your daily lives. Whether they are part of a period restoration, an addition to a lifelong collection or an upcycled bedside cabinet, we love seeing how you use them.

And now, there is no better time to send us your pictures as we are offering the chance to win a week’s stay in a three bedroom holiday house on the beautiful Isle of Tiree.  Known for its stunning sandy beaches and turquoise sea, Tiree is a surfers’ paradise and dubbed the Hawaii of the North!

To enter fill out the form below with some information and images of the item/s you have bought from any Browns ASR or Brown & Turner Auction.  We want to see your items as you use them now, in situ and the more inspiring, novel and beautiful the better! 

The draw will be on 31 August 2021 and the lucky winner can book a week’s holiday in 2 Mannal, Isle of Tiree from 30 September 2021 – 30 April 2022, subject to availability.


Browns Auction spring into action

Antique furniture attracted strong prices with an impressive Oak Roll Top Desk, estimated at £250 – £350, drawing keen interest and realising over £1,500.  A George III Oak Dresser Base, (est £150 – £250) invited interest on the phone before selling to the internet for £1,000 and a Victorian Mahogany Draughtmans Style Table had several phone bidders, realising £530 (estimate £150 – £250).

An Oak Extending Dining sold for double its market estimate for £510 and a Set of Six Victorian Mahogany Dining Chairs sold for 3 times its estimate for £340.

The knife section proved popular with the Puma of Germany, Rodemann Hunting Knife realising over £600 and Puma of Germany, “Buddy Knife” realising £510 with another Puma of Germany, Bowie Knife realising £460.

Jewellery continued to be popular with String of Antique Butterscotch Natural Amber Beads selling for over £600 and a pair of 18ct White Gold Gemstone and Diamond Cluster Earrings realising £190 from a £80 – £120 estimate.

A Second Chance Timed Auction will now be running from 13 – 18 April, with the first lot closing at 8pm.  To browse and bid visit: https://brownandturner.co.uk/auctions

Consignments are now invited for the Antiques & Collectables Auction | 15 May and the Affordable Auction | 11 – 16 May.  Complimentary Collections are available from Edinburgh, Northumberland and the Borders.

For a no obligation auction valuation visit https://brownsasr.co.uk/auctions/auction-estimate.  Alternatively, images and details can be emailed to info@brownsasr.co.uk and video appointments arranged by calling 01835 863445.

Browns’ removal teams are on hand for all types of house clearances and removals where different items can be valued and transferred to store, the Browns Sale room and to new premises.  Browns’ experienced team can value items for insurance, inheritance tax purposes and settlements.

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Forthcoming Auctions

Saturday 15 May – Antiques & Collectables
Consignment Deadline | 5 May

11 – 16 May – Affordable Auction
Consignment Deadline | 5 May

24 May – 3 June – Affordable Art Auction
Consignment Deadline | 21 April

April Auctions

April sees auctions recommencing at Browns ASR in Jedburgh with the Antiques & Collectables Auction on Saturday 10 April and the Affordable Auction (6 – 11 April).  Both catalogues are now live at brownsasr.co.uk. (- link to brownsasr.co.uk/auctions) 

The Antiques & Collectables includes 20 lots of sporting knives, such as Lot 79, Linder of Germany, “Arkansas Toothpick” Two Hunting Knives (est. £100 – £150) and Lot 72 Schrades Scrimshaw Folding Hunter Pocket Knife (est. £50 – £70). 

Notable pieces of jewellery include Lot 2, String of Antique Butterscotch Natural Amber Beads, estimated at £300 – £400 and a stunning 9ct Gold Aquamarine & Diamond Ladies, estimated at £130 – £150. 

Local artist, Tom Carr, has two etchings, “The Ditch” and “Len in Itere Drais!”, estimated at £150 – £200 and £100 – £150 respectively and Lot 153 portrays “Melrose Abbey” by William Heatlie (1848-1892).

Among the furniture, Lot 198, a Chesterfield Ox Blood Leather Three Seater Sofa, offers a great buy with an auction estimate at £200 – £300. 

In the Affordable Auction, running from 6 – 11 April, over 200 lots are on offer all with a £10 starting bid.  Some notable lots include Lot 2, a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee 2012 Commonwealth Proof Coin set, Lot 129 Five Matching Tan Hide Effect Breakfast Bar Stools, Lot 169 a Mandolin, Lot 187 Quantity of Walking Sticks and Lot 215 a Persian Style Runner.

Viewing is available by appointment:

6 – 8 April | 9am – 5pm

9 April | 9am – 7pm

Browse & Bid at brownsasr.co.uk.  Alternatively, telephone and commission bids are accepted by contacting the team.