Three Auctions in June 2016

We have three auctions in June:

  1. Saturday 4th June - Cycle Auction at 12:00 Itchen Abbas Village Hall
  2. Saturday 4th June - General Auction at 14:00 Itchen Abbas Village Hall
  3. Saturday 11th June - Musical Instrument Auction in the late afternoon at the Alresford Music Festival

General Auction

Full auction room at Itchen Abbas - March 2016
Full auction room Itchen Abbas – March 2016

As ever, bring your lots for sale between 09:30 and 10:30, viewing at 12:30 and auction at 14:00. We have space for more sellers. Please book now to avoid disappointment. Phone Claire on 01962 734941 or email bookings@auctionsinaday.co.uk.

Cycle Auction

Cycle Auction Bikes and Bidders 6 June 2015
Bikes and Bidders 6 June 2015

Is an early start in the garden of Itchen Abbas Village Hall. Bring your cycles and related items for sale between 08:00 and 09:00, viewing at 10:30 and auction at noon. If you selling you can promote your items now on our web site. If you are buying you can see them now.  This sale has several bikes from the 30s, 40s and 50s.

Note: Typically another 20-40 lots appear on the day without being displayed on our web site.

Please visit the Cycling Section for all the details for buyers and sellers. Please call Andrew Wilcox on 01962 738534 or 07813 211451 or email cycles@auctionsinaday.co.uk with any questions.

Musical Instrument Auction

Höfner 185 “Artist Bass” 1964 - Restored and ready to play
Höfner 185 “Artist Bass” 1964 – Restored and ready to play

A new collaboration with the Alresford Music Festival which has 3,000 attendees. We will be erecting a 9m by 6m marquee at the festival. The plan is that sellers promote their instruments on our web site now, deliver them on their way into the festival, viewing during the afternoon and an auction in the late afternoon/early evening.

To see the instruments for sale so far and all the details for buyers and sellers please visit the Musical Instruments Auction page.

If you not able to attend the festival but want to sell an instrument or leave a bid on something you can see on the web site, please contact Andrew Wilcox about this or any other matter on 01962 738534 or 07813 211451 or email music@auctionsinaday.co.uk.

Do you have a musical instrument to sell? Or do you know someone who does?

Alresford Music Festival LogoWe are holding a Musical Instrument Auction at the Alresford Music Festival on Saturday 11th June. We are looking for sellers who want to offer their surplus musical instruments to the 3,000 potential buyers attending the festival! That’s a pretty high number of potential buyers for an auction.

The process is simple:

Variations on the above are possible. For all the details please visit the Musical Instrument Auction.

Here are some examples of instruments already offered for sale:


Yamaha YTR-1335 Bb Trumpet hardly used. In special gold-lacquer finish. With case but no mouthpiece.
Yamaha YTR-1335 Bb Trumpet hardly used. In special gold-lacquer finish. With case but no mouthpiece.
MARSHALL MG series 50DFX amplifier complete with power cable and footswitch.
MARSHALL MG series 50DFX amplifier complete with power cable and footswitch.

Reso-Tone Clarinet hardly used
Reso-Tone Clarinet hardly used
Höfner 185 “Artist Bass” 1964 - Restored and ready to play
Höfner 185 “Artist Bass” 1964 – Restored and ready to play

Yamaha Pacifica 812W electric guitar.
Yamaha Pacifica 812W electric guitar.
Hohner 1 Row Pokerwork Melodeon in G.
Hohner 1 Row Pokerwork Melodeon in G.

Auction Report 7th May 2016

The promise of good weather affected the auction attendance but we still had over 360 lots. The top ten are pictured below. The toys sold well, also a Murano stick and a Chinese vase attracted excellent bidding.

Notable toy lots included seven Hornby Pullman Coaches for £70. Star Wars Figures also for £70, Tri-ang Minic Motorway for £50 and a collection of 1960s Dinky and Corgi toys for £40.

We are back at Itchen Abbas on the 4th June with a cycle section. On the 11th June we will be on site at the Alresford Music Festival selling musical instruments.


Lot 29 - Vintage postcards and photographs of African women - Sold for £38
Lot 29 – Vintage postcards and photographs of African women
Sold for £38
Lot 46 - Triang Minic collection - Sold for £50
Lot 46 – Triang Minic collection
Sold for £50

Lot 51 - Collection of Corgi and Dinky vehicles - Sold for £40
Lot 51 – Collection of Corgi and Dinky vehicles
Sold for £40
Lot 62 - 3 x Hornby Pullman coaches - Sold for £70
Lot 62 – 7 x Hornby Pullman coaches
Sold for £70

Lot 100 - Large Chinese Vase - Sold for £70
Lot 100 – Large Chinese Vase
Sold for £70
Lot 143 - Collection of Star Wars figures in their boxes - Sold for £70
Lot 143 – Collection of Star Wars figures in their boxes
Sold for £70

Lot 197 - Brass coal scuttle - Sold for £30
Lot 197 – Brass coal scuttle
Sold for £30
Lot 232 - Collection costume jewellery - Sold for £30
Lot 232 – Collection costume jewellery
Sold for £30

Lot 270 - Murano glass cane - Sold for £35
Lot 270 – Murano glass cane
Sold for £35
Lot 364 - Wooden mantle clock - Sold for £45
Lot 364 – Wooden mantle clock
Sold for £45