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

Charles Walter Simpson

Sold for £12,500

Medals of Private T. Byrne VC, 21st Lancers

Sold for £40,000

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.


from the August 25th Collectors Sale


from the sale of Super Yacht Contents


for our October 1st-2nd Antiques Sale

House Clearances

We’ll take care of everything

Next General Sale

October 20th

Next take-in October 22nd

Next Fine Art Sale

October 29th

Starts 10:00

August 6th Fine Art Sale




News and Views

What’s coming soon


Something Quite Spectacular


for our July Antiques sale

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth & Truro

Monday Valuations