General Sale 21st July – Boat

Sold for £10,000

Inviting Entries

for our August 25th Collectors’ Sale

which includes the medals of

Private T. Byrne VC, 21st Lancers

Exceptional Georgian Miniature

Sold for £1,950

Ancient Egyptian Cat

Sold for £52,000

Chinese Huali Wood Chairs

Sold for £7,800

Charles Walter Simpson

Sold for £9,200

Welcome to the Penzance Auction House

David Lay FRICS is one of the foremost auctioneers in the country and the Penzance Auction House is the largest and most prestigious auction house in Cornwall. Our sales are well attended by local bidders, but also reach international audiences via out global bidding platform.

Since 1979 our auctions have become an established and successful way of selling all types of antiques, paintings, fine art and collectors’ items, and of maximising the potential return on your property.

Most Important

Medals in our History


for our August 6th Fine Art Sale


for our July 21st General Sale

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth & Truro

Monday Valuations

Next General Sale

August 11th

Take in day July 23rd


Next Fine Art Sale

August 6th

Viewing: Wednesday 5th 9:00-19:00

Saturday 1st 9:00-13:00

July 9th-10th Antiques Sale




News and Views

What’s coming soon


Something Quite Spectacular


for our July Antiques sale

House Clearances

We’ll take care of everything