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Auction Valuations

Reliable expertise

Do you have a hidden gem at home?

Requesting an auction estimate is free and easy.  Simply fill out our valuation request form with some details about your item/s and a picture and one of our specialist team will be in touch with an auction valuation and advice on how to promote your item for sale.

Alternatively, our valuers can offer current market advice either in person, via telephone, email or video-call.  Simply request an appointment and one of our team will be in touch to arrange an appropriate time.

Valuations made easy

Why request a valuation?

  • FREE no-obligation auction valuation
  • Expert auction advice
  • Simple & swift process
  • Based on current market prices
  • Detailed Insurance Valuations
  • Inheritance Tax & Probate Valuations

Valuation appointments

Our team of specialists can offer detailed valuations either in person, via telephone, email or video-call.  Whether for Auction, Insurance or Inheritance Tax purposes, simply request an appointment and one of our team will be in touch to arrange an appropiate time.

Valuation events

We regularly hold Valuation Events across the region to provide potential sellers of antiques, collectables, fine art, jewellery, arms and silver with an idea of auction value and sales advice free of charge. Sign up to an event near you.

Famille Rose Chinese Charger with floral and dragon painted design

“Attic treasures can be worth more than you think.”

An item could be worth a lot more than clients think and searching the attic could unveil a hidden gem that had been long forgotten.  Browns’ have seen items sell for a lot more than predicted.

“A Famille Rose Charger, that had been imported from China at the beginning of the last century and then passed to the vendor’s Grandfather in a game of cards, attracted a lot of interest.  The Chinese market has been strong for quite some time at auction and this piece depicted two polychrome Imperial five claw dragons, synonymous with the Emperor, symbolising his imperial power.  During the Qing dynasty the 5 claw dragon was strictly reserved for the Emperor’s use.  Six online bidders took the bid up to £23,000 and eight telephone bidders pushed the final bid up to £27,000 and gave the vendor a lovely surprise when they returned home from holiday.”

Additional services

One professional team for all your auction, storage, removal and valuation needs.

We hold monthly and specialist auctions

Auctions

Monthly and specialist auction programme.

Storage crates at the warehouse

Storage

Cost-effective and secure storage services.

Large storage containers stacked in a warehouse

Removals

Professional home and business removals.

What our customers say

“We could not have asked for a higher quality of service.”

C McArthur

“As far as the service I have had from Browns ASR goes, I can honestly say it’s been fantastic, from start to finish.”

Alistair