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Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

Donnington Priory


Newbury , Berkshire

United Kingdom   RG14 2JE

Telephone : +44 (0)1635 553553

Fax : +44 (0)1635 553599

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  • History & Reputation

    Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions is a top four UK auctioneer with a history dating back to 1759. The auction house is the only of its kind to be listed on the U.K. stock exchange. Specializing in art, antiques, and books, Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions hosts more than 150 sales per year, including more than 2,000 on, where the auction house offers live bidding.

    As a leading U.K. auctioneer, many of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury's sales are notable. In 2014, the auctioneer sold the The Beatles' iconic Abbey Road album cover photograph and a set of outtakes for £180,000. Dreweatts & Bloomsbury also sold the diary of Florence Nightingale in 2011. Other notable sales include a collection of Chinese jades for £850,000, and Arthur Joseph Gaskin's The Annunciation for £54,600.

    Dreweatts & Bloomsbury is most well known for sales of art, antiques, and works on paper. Additionally, the auction house offers specialist sales departments in jewelry, books, furniture, photographs, clocks, militaria, fine wine, and more.

    Services & Staff

    Valuations for sale at auction are offered for free from Dreweatts & Bloomsbury. Sellers can visit a scheduled auction valuation day to meet with specialists, or for larger collections, the auctioneer can arrange a home visit. Emailed photographs and descriptions are accepted as well. The auction house also offers valuations for insurance, probate, and other uses.

    Auction buyers are required to register with Dreweatts & Bloomsbury, and once registered, can bid in person, by phone, absentee, or live online with for select auctions. A sales calendar can be viewed online, as well as current auction catalogues.

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March 6, 2015, 2:00 PM GMT

London, UK

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Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

March 17, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

Newbury, UK

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February, 2015

Thursday, 2/26/2015
From the Earth to the Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs
England : Greater London

March, 2015

Thursday, 3/5/2015
19th and 20th Century Photographs from a Private Collection
England : Greater London

Friday, 3/6/2015
Photo Opportunities
England : Greater London

Tuesday, 3/17/2015
Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments
England : Berkshire

Thursday, 3/19/2015
Continental, English & Middle Eastern Books and Manuscripts
England : Greater London