Timeline

Timeline Auctions specialise in antiquities and coins, holding regular sales a year in this field.

Having moved from Brentwood, TimeLine are now located in Harwich, Essex, while their auctions take place in the Swedenborg Hall in London’s Bloomsbury district.


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Jewellery: How the circles of life affect values at auction

30 September 2019

A poignant background story or strong suggestion of original ownership greatly adds to the appeal of early jewellery finds often unearthed by metal detectors

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Roman mask leads antiquities parade

26 August 2019

This copper-alloy Roman mask will be offered for sale on September 3 by TimeLine Auctions in London, estimated at £80,000-100,000.

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Mask ‘matches Crosby Garrett find’

26 August 2019

Roman relic up for auction is believed to be from same workshop as famous helmet.

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Roman sports mask with shades of Quietus comes to TimeLine Auctions

13 May 2019

This finely preserved Roman sports mask of a youthful African prince may depict Lusius Quietus (98- 117AD), one of Rome’s great cavalry commanders.

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Tang dynasty rabbit makes appearance at Timeline Auctions

06 May 2019

Some early Chinese objects are included in the Timeline Auctions sale in Harwich, Essex on May 28.

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Brooches: major players in 2019

19 April 2019

Seemingly, whatever fashion website or Instagram influencer you choose, the brooch is this season’s ‘on-trend’ accessory. One might argue that in the trade, demand for good period examples of this ‘forgotten’ or ‘old fashioned’ item of jewellery has never really gone away.

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Hammer highlights: 11 coins and medals that struck gold in 2018

18 February 2019

ATG’s selection of 11 coins and medals lots that were among the highlights sold at UK auctions in 2018.

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Medieval brooch at TimeLine

12 November 2018

This well-preserved medieval annular brooch set with cabochon rubies and sapphires is a rare survivor from the 14th century.

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London numismatic highlights of 2017 - from a 1839 Una and the Lion five pound coin to the Smart collection of banknotes

12 February 2018

A coin that a set a record for a British five pound piece features among the hammer highlights for coins and banknotes sold across the year at auction.

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Heads and tails of London’s coin market

12 February 2018

Almost a quarter of a century since ATG’s first overview of the numismatic market, ATG reviews the comings and goings of 2017

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How a £1 coin produced in error could now be worth over £1000 at auction

02 February 2018

Not every coin has to be old to have value for collectors. A £1 coin struck in error just last year is estimated at £1000-1400 in the TimeLine Auctions February 20-24 sale.

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West London antiques cheat pleads guilty to attempts to defraud auction houses

13 September 2017

A Poundland notebook helped convict a fraudster attempting to sell fake antiques through auction houses in London and Essex.

Seal matrix

Government issues export bar on Scottish seal linked to Robert the Bruce

28 August 2017

Culture Minister John Glen has placed a temporary export bar on a Scottish two-part seal matrix linked with Robert the Bruce.

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Previews: £30,000 plus

14 August 2017

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

Joan of Arc's medieval ring

‘Joan of Arc’ ring sells for £240,000 after English v French bidding battle

07 March 2016

A medieval ring long associated with Joan of Arc sold for £240,000 – almost 30 times its estimate – at Timeline Auctions in Bloomsbury on February 25.

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The seal of the Bruce returns at £125,000

09 December 2014

It was, say Timeline Auctions, “probably the most important medieval seal to come to market” and certainly the most important object the firm had ever offered for sale, according to CEO Brett Hammond.

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