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COVID-19 NOTICE

Please visit our website regularly for COVID-19 updates, as we will post the most up-to-date information about our services here.

Following the recent UK government announcement, our offices are now closed to the public with immediate effect and our January and February sales have been postponed.

New dates for these sales will be announced in due course.

We are grateful to everyone for their patience and understanding at this difficult time.

Our team of specialists are pleased to offer our full range of professional services including Valuations for Probate and Insurance. They can be contacted by email, telephone, or in person (within a Covid secure manner).

Payments for recent sales can be made via bank transfer. Please telephone (01392) 413100 24 hours beforehand to arrange click and collect for purchased items. If there is no one available, please leave a message and a member of staff will call you back to arrange any hand over of items.

Our current Quarterly Fine Sale is available to view on our website, together with the Antiquarian Book Sale.

All enquiries, please contact (01392) 413100 or email enquiries@bhandl.co.uk.

Please also check our social media accounts for updates.

Fine Art Auction Pre-Sale Highlights

Heywood Hardy (1842-1933) - Lost on the Sands (FS49/1582) offered in our Three
        Day Fine Art Sale starting on 26th January 2021 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

A preview of some of the highlights in the upcoming Three Day Fine Art Auction being held in Exeter and Online (currently postponed). The sale has a slightly revised order and has over 1,300 lots on offer.

Excerpts From Visions of Cody (BK24/122) by Jack Kerouac offered in our Books, Maps
        and Prints Auction starting on 25th January 2021 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. Roger Collicott previews the specialist auction of printed books, antiquarian maps, prints, photographs and ephemera, to be held by Bearnes, Hampton & Littlewood (currently postponed from 1st September 2020 due to Covid).
A Wemyss pottery cat with its European counterpart. Nic Saintey provides a brief history of a Scottish Pottery with a strong Devon connection.
Mary Fedden (1915-2012): The Red Table (CC4/114) offered in our One Day 20th Century and Contemporary Sale starting on 9th September 2020 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. The next Contemporary and 20th Century Art Auction at Bearnes Hampton & Littlewoods offers major pieces by Mary Fedden and Terry Frost, amongst others. The sale includes jewellery by Georg Jensen as well as glass and pottery, some by Val Barry.
A postcard of 'SS Titanic' signed by five survivors: Beatrice Sandstrom,
Eva Hart, Edith Haisman, Bert Dean and Millvina Dean (SC31/180) is being offered
in our One Day Maritime, Sporting and Collectors Auction starting on 12th August
2020 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon Brian Goodison-Blanks previews the Maritime, Sporting and Collectors Sale that has been eagerly awaited. It has a wide range of fascinating artefacts on offer - one with a link to the Titanic, some with a local Devon flavour; others with connections to Nelson and another to a famous polar expedition.
A Diamond single-stone ring (FS46/304) offered in our Two Day Fine Art
Sale starting
        on 21st July 2020 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. The first Fine Sale since the lockdown proved to be very healthy with strong results in all sections. The large sale, with over 1,000 sold lots totalling £410,000, achieved an 83% selling rate and bodes well for future sales as we emerge into the new normality.
A Bristol delft electioneering plate: Rolle for Ever. Nic Saintey writes about the surprising connection between a plate and a bottle.

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POSTPONED Antiquarian Book Sale
POSTPONED Books, Maps and Prints Auction
POSTPONED Fine Art Sale
POSTPONED Three Day Fine Art Sale