Hampstead Auctions

Hampstead Auctions is located in North London and was set up in 2006 by antique dealer Colin Smith.

The auction house is based in Hampstead Village and hold regular sales with an emphasis on jewellery, silver, watches and clocks.


The popular and enduring riviere Georgian style

18 April 2017

The rivière – one of the most popular and enduring styles of necklace to come out of the Georgian period – features an endless line of matched or subtly graduated gems set within inconspicuous collets. However, as Marielle Whiting at Woolley & Wallis of Salisbury points out, seldom are they equals.

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Silver linings: hammer highlights

18 March 2017

Two silver hammer highlights which sold for well above estimate

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Grand Tour model brings corking result

02 October 2015

A Grand Tour cork model of the Temple of Zeus at Paestum has sold for £44,000 at Hampstead Auctions in north London.

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Archibald Knox on top form as silver cup takes £42,000 at Hampstead auction

23 April 2014

This silver cup and cover designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty and Co and hallmarked for Birmingham 1901 sold for £42,000 at north London’s Hampstead Auctions.


Prayers for the siege of Prague

08 November 2012

Printed in German, this Judaica booklet relates to the siege of Prague by the Prussians led by Frederick the Great in 1757.


Byzantine ivory in North London

06 April 2009

THIS carved ivory icon of a warrior saint sparked a ferocious bidding contest when it appeared at Hampstead Auctions' sale on March 26.

New auction firm for Hampstead

07 August 2006

A new auction company is set to start trading in Hampstead, North London this autumn.