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Lawsons

8-16 Moore Street

Leichhardt , New South Wales

Australia   2040


Telephone : +61 (0)2 9566 2377

Fax : +61 (0)2 9566 2388

Website : http://www.lawsons.com.au/

Email : info@lawsons.com.au

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  • Lawson~Menzies has enjoyed over 130 years of unbroken auction history in Australia.

    Early History

    James R Lawson senior established himself as the leading auctioneer in Sydney during the 1870's when Sydney was a bustling market town, thronging with new immigrants and full of pioneering opportunities. In the early days in Sydney everything from groceries such as the tea and salt through to sailing ships were sold by public auction, often on the wharfs.

    James R Lawson was well known in his day as Sydney 's leading auctioneer and he also had a reputation as a great raconteur and the best dressed auctioneer in town.

    Into this century, the family owned company continued to sell many of Australias finest collections including many famous on site house auctions. Notable collections sold included the Burdekin House sale in 1922, The Lloyd Jones collection at Rosemont Woollahra in 1981, the Norman Sheuruck collection in 1963 and the Sim Rubensohn collection at Kelvin Lodge in 1973.

    More recently Lawson Menzies sold the collection of Amanda Finley and Sir Peter and Lady Finley in April 2003.

    Today

    In September 2001, Menzies Group of Companies acquired the historic Sydney auction house. The company was then expanded into two brands; Lawsons to handle domestic and general chattels at our Annandale auction warehouse and Lawson~Menzies to target the upper end of the Australian auction market for Art, Jewellery, Decorative Arts and Antique Furniture, Aboriginal Art, as well as prestigious house contents auctions.

    Future

    Clients will be able to take advantage of a fully serviced auction house in Australia 's financial capital Sydney , via our successful marketing and events, our website, a national and international network of representatives, fully illustrated high quality catalogues and approachable, knowledgeable specialist staff.
European Masters Online Art Sale

European Masters Online Art Sale

by Lawsons

October 29, 2014, 5:00 PM AEST

Leichhardt, NSW, Australia

Platinum House

Decorative Arts + Jewellery + Fine Art

by Lawsons

October 30, 2014, 11:00 AM AEST

Leichhardt, NSW, Australia

Platinum House Live Auction

3 Days 19 Hours

until live auction begins Get approved to bid
Fine & Antique Furniture + Estate & General Furniture

Fine & Antique Furniture + Estate & General Furniture

by Lawsons

October 31, 2014, 9:30 AM AEST

Leichhardt, NSW, Australia

Platinum House

Chinese & Asian Arts + Cabinet Lots + Fine Art + Table Lots

by Lawsons

November 13, 2014, 11:00 AM AEST

Leichhardt, NSW, Australia

Platinum House Live Auction

17 Days 20 Hours

until live auction begins Get approved to bid

October, 2014

Wednesday, 10/29/2014
European Masters Online Art Sale
Australia

Thursday, 10/30/2014
Decorative Arts + Jewellery + Fine Art
Australia


Friday, 10/31/2014
Fine & Antique Furniture + Estate & General Furniture
Australia


November, 2014

Thursday, 11/6/2014
Cabinet Lots + Affordable Art & Table Lots
Australia

Friday, 11/7/2014
C20th Design & Industrial Antiques + Estate & General Furniture
Australia


Wednesday, 11/12/2014
Online Art & Jewellery Sale
Australia


Friday, 11/14/2014
Natural History & Taxidermy + Books & Ephemera + Estate & General Furniture
Australia

Friday, 11/14/2014
THE PARLIAMENTARY LIBRARY OF NSW - ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS
Australia


Sunday, 11/16/2014
The contents of a grand home in Berrima
Australia

Thursday, 11/20/2014
Cabinet Lots + Affordable Art & Table Lots
Australia


Friday, 11/21/2014
Fine Wine & Spirits + Estate & General Furniture
Australia

Thursday, 11/27/2014
Fine Decorative Arts + Jewellery + Fine Art
Australia


Friday, 11/28/2014
Fine & Antique Furniture + Estate & General Furniture
Australia