In our March 10th & 11th Antiques Sale 

Estimate £8,000-10,000

Next General & Household Sales

Tuesday, February 23rd.

Entries welcome

From our January Fine Art Sale

Harold Harvey

sold for £5200


The Stoneman Print Sale 28th January 

Prints from the studio of

Master Printer Hugh Stoneman   


Royal Doulton figurine

Sold for £5,000

from our December 3rd & 4th Antiques Sale

Vintage travel posters


Ancient Egyptian Cat

Sold for £52,000

We specialise in Fine Jewellery

All our Antiques sales have a large, expertly catalogued

and promoted Jewellery & Silver section

Tibetan Stupa

Sold for £25,000

Ram Kumar – the City

Sold for £170,000


Rene Boivin Panther Ring

Sold for £4,000

Sale of Super Yacht Contents

Totalled over £55,000

Over 90% lots in the auction

exceeded top estimates

Medals of Private T. Byrne VC, 21st Lancers

Sold for £40,000

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.


from our December 3rd & 4th Antiques sale


for our December 8th General Sale

The Stoneman Print Sale

28th January 2016

House Clearances

We’ll take care of everything

Next General Sale

February 2nd

Catalogue coming soon

December Antiques Auction

December 3rd & 4th

Massim Culture carving by Mutuaga sold for £6,800

Massim Culture carving by Mutuaga

Sold for £6,800

October 1st & 2nd Antiques Sale




News and Views

What’s coming soon


Something Quite Spectacular


from the August 25th Collectors Sale

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth & Truro

Monday Valuations