Hansons

Hansons is a UK auction house that holds regular auctions at its Derbyshire showroom in Etwall as well as at Bishton Hall in Staffordshire and Normansfield Theatre in Teddington, London.

The firm was set up in 2005 by proprietor Charles Hanson who appears on a number of antiques television shows.


Hansons move to new rooms

06 January 2012

Hansons Auctioneers have opened a new permanent saleroom in Etwall, five miles from Derby city centre. The inaugural sale in the new premises will take place on Thursday, January 19.

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Paul de Lamerie silver salts take £19,000 in Derby

21 March 2011

A SET of four George II silver salts by the celebrated Huguenot silversmith Paul de Lamerie (1688-1751) sold for a double-estimate £19,000 at Hansons' latest sale at the Mackworth Hotel in Derby.

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Diary discovery unearths the horrors and delights of the trenches

22 October 2010

THIS watercolour sketch comes from a remarkable 120-page First World War journal penned by Lieutenant Kenneth Edwin Wootton of the 1/21 Battalion, London Regt Tank Corps.

Sweep bags Sooty while dousing his opponent

06 November 2008

An early Sooty glove puppet used by Harry Corbett for the 1950s children's TV show was sold by at auction by Hanson's at the Mackworth Hotel, Derby, on October 29 for £3100.

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Thieves attend view then pounce hours before sale

17 March 2008

Thieves deactivated an alarm before breaking through a roof and two doors to steal 92 items from the view of Hansons Auctions’ Old School Mackworth Saturday auction on March 27.

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From Leek to Philadelphia

20 February 2006

It’s unlikely that Peter Stretch (c.1670-1746) of Leek would be remembered among the great clockmakers had he not chosen to board a ship bound for Philadelphia with his wife and family in 1702.

Hanson opens in Derbyshire hall

23 August 2005

Charles Hanson, formerly of Wintertons, launches his own auction business next month.

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