David Duggleby

David Duggleby are auctioneers and valuers in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. They have two or three auctions a month offering items in a range of fields such as antiques, interiors, stamps, postcards, coins, vintage toys, collectables and paintings.

As well as clearances, removals and storage, the company also offers valuations both for probate and insurance purposes.


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Buyers go to great lengths to acquire portraits with a personal connection to the sitter

18 March 2019

Some areas of the secondary pictures market march to their own beat, appearing to defy the usual forces that determine value. Ancestral paintings are such a category.

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Ticket to ride from one of the UK's oldest railways draws bidders at Scarborough auction

04 March 2019

A trio of tickets issued by one of the UK’s first passenger railways sold for £1050 at a recent sale held by David Duggleby (21% buyer’s premium) in Scarborough.

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Fine scrimshaw sells in Scarborough

18 February 2019

Two fine examples of scrimshaw were eagerly contested at the David Duggleby (21% buyer’s premium inc VAT) Scarborough auction of maritime antiques and instruments.

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What lots caught bidders’ eyes this week? Five auction highlights including a Spitfire instrument panel and a Barlow-painted Doulton Lambeth vase

14 December 2018

ATG’s selection of hammer highlights over the past week include a modernist slate fireplace and an intriguing blue glass tankard.

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Gertler ‘East Ender’ portrait sells up north

15 October 2018

Renowned today for his fusion of Post- Impressionism and eastern European folk-art, the Jewish painter Mark Gertler (1891-1939) was inspired at the outset of his career by the northern and early-Italian Renaissance masters.

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Saleroom selection: three works under £1000 including a watercolour by Hercules Brabazon Brabazon

24 September 2018

Three modestly valued works in regional sales, all sold below £1000 including a watercolour of a North African market scene by Hercules Brabazon Brabazon.

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Yorkshire auction houses team up to expand in York

11 September 2018

Duggleby Stephenson, a joint venture between Scarborough’s David Duggleby and Boulton & Cooper Stephensons, is opening a new saleroom at the York Auction Centre.

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Sumptuous quilt, sampler and silk robe add sale colour

10 September 2018

The product of child labour – but conscious-clear purchases for bidders – provided two of the top lots at a specialist textiles and costume sale at Tennants (20% buyer’s premium) of North Yorkshire.

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Staithes Group sells along the coast at Scarborough auction rooms

30 April 2018

Well-situated on the North Yorkshire coast, Scarborough saleroom David Duggleby (21% buyer’s premium) is the regular recipient of pictures associated with one of the area’s biggest artistic exports.

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Giant small clock and mini longcase both tick auction boxes

02 January 2018

Qualifying for the oxymoronic term ‘giant carriage clock’, the 8in (20cm) tall gilt-metal carriage clock shown below had the quality to trigger a bidding battle between specialists at Chilcotts (19.5% buyer’s premium) in Honiton on December 2.

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Toy names steam in on right lines

28 August 2017

Three names prized by collectors helped this 19th century German train set, pictured, to top the 330 lots of toys and railwayana offered at the David Duggleby (20% buyer’s premium) sale at Scarborough on August 12.

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Seats you sir: 20th century furniture design classics

26 June 2017

Two pieces of seating furniture which no early 20th century wealthy middle-class home would have lacked went comfortably over estimates at sales from Hampshire to Yorkshire in May.

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Previews: £5001 - £30,000

19 June 2017

ATG's weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.

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Yorkshire cottage yields prize Arts and Crafts furniture

19 November 2012

Scarborough saleroom David Duggleby posted a house record for furniture when a suite of oak Arts and Crafts furniture from the workshop of Cotswold School cabinet maker Peter Waals (1870-1937) sold as a single lot for £31,000 at their latest auction.

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The £1000 corkscrew

09 March 2005

Good corkscrews continue to attract solid sums. Alongside the likes of Thomas Lund and Edwin Cotterill, Robert Jones is one of the big names of the English patent market, if only because his so-called ‘Robert Jones II’ is among the rarest and most valuable of all corkscrews.

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The boats come in for a favourite son of Yorkshire

21 February 2005

Two pictures by Henry Redmore (1820-1887) helped Scarborough auctioneers David Duggleby (12.5% buyer’s premium) to a record sale back on November 29 by selling for a combined £27,600.

Busier sale illustrates a point…

23 March 2004

WHETHER it was coincidence or whether they were reaping the benefit from their new marketing strategy, David Duggleby (15% buyer's premium) noted a definite rise in business at their 347-lot quarterly outing on February 23 when buyers were found for 85 per cent of entries.

New salerooms, improvements and expansion – the provinces are buzzing

06 December 2002

RUPERT Toovey launches his huge new saleroom in Sussex in a week, Dreweatt Neate have just completed a major revamp of their Donnington Priory rooms near Newbury and a host of other salerooms around the country have announced new facilities, upgrades and launches. Here we detail some of these changes, which indicate that however concerned many may be about the state of the UK antiques business, there is confidence out there and the determination to prosper through improved service.

Duggleby buys Whitby rooms

12 July 2002

UK: Scarborough auctioneer David Duggleby has taken over Bairstow Eves’ Whitby salerooms, effectively doubling the size of his operations in North Yorkshire.

Misleading names lead to solid sales

22 March 2002

Collectors looking for glamour in the north-eastern seaside town of Scarborough almost found it when they saw that the possessions of Josephine Baker were to be sold by local auctioneer David Duggleby.

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