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The Lot Magazine

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood periodically publishes a magazine called The Lot, which keeps our auction buyers and sellers up-to-date with news from our salerooms. The magazine is available in print and online formats.

You can either download the PDF version of the magazine from this page or you can read it online using our Page-by-Page viewer.

Current Edition

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Edition 7

A look back at some of the recent lots that have been sold in our salerooms, including such highlights as a Constable painting that realised £252,000. Also included are photographs from our various receptions as part of our Social Diary.

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Previous Editions

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Edition 1

The first edition of The Lot, which led with the news that Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood were opening salerooms in Honiton in Devon.

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Edition 2

A variety of articles covering some of the top lots seen in both the Exeter and Honiton salerooms during 2011 as well as other stories of broad interest, including some reflections on a "Disappearing Devon"...

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Edition 3

A review of the saleroom highlights of 2012, covering some of the top lots offered by each of the auction house's departments during the year.

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Edition 4

News of the new Centre for Auction Excellence and a review of the saleroom highlights of 2013 from each of our departments.

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Edition 5

News of the completion of the new Centre for Auction Excellence in Exeter and a review of recent saleroom highlights from each of our departments.

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Edition 6

A round up of news from each of our specialist departments as well as some highlights from our social diary.

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Sale FS18; Lot: 0689: A Chinese bronze ritual libation vessel, in archaic style with pointed spout and two finials, the body cast with a band of taotie masks, scrolls and geometric patterns, on tall tripod legs, Qianlong seal mark and probably of the period, 17cm high.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0689
Estimate: £200-£400
Realised: £6,200
A Chinese bronze ritual libation vessel, in archaic style with pointed spout and two finials, the body cast with a band of taotie masks, scrolls and geometric patterns, on tall ...

Sale FS11; Lot: 0405: Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) - Cock and Hen Pheasant, signed and dated 1901.

Sale: FS11 (13 Jul 2011)
Auction Lot: 0405
Estimate: £12,000-£18,000
Realised: £26,000
Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) - Cock and Hen Pheasant, signed and dated 1901.

Sale MA12; Lot: 0140: A Chilean 12 bolt copper and brass diving helmet.

Sale: MA12 (15 Jun 2011)
Auction Lot: 0140
Estimate: £1,200-£1,500
Realised: £1,700
A Chilean 12 bolt copper and brass diving helmet.