Books & Collectors Sale Aug 22nd

Lot 662, rare clockwork car by Wells










Harold Harvey. Fine Art Sale July 27th

Sold for £16,500






 Rolex Submariner, Oyster Perpetual wristwatch

Sold for £12,500 in our June Antiques Sale

Due to holiday leave, there will be no Monday valuation sessions in

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth & Truro on July 31st & August 7th. Recommencing on August 14th.






 ‘Shan Warrior’ by Dod Procter

Sold for £17,000




  Next General & Household Sale

10am Tuesday, August 8th







 Ernest Procter

Sold for £11,500




Daoguang period vase

Sold for £60,000


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


Sale of Super Yacht Contents

Totalled over £55,000

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.

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