Antiques & Fine Art Sales

To view the catalogue for our Antiques & Fine Art Sale on Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th and Friday 30th November, starting at 10.00 am each day, please go to View Catalogues

Sunday 25th November  11 am to 3 pm
Monday 26th November  10 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 27th  November  10 am to 7 pm
Also throughout each sale day

To view the results of any past sale please go to to View Catalogues/Archive


Wednesday 20th, Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd March
(Closing date for entries Tuesday 19th February)

Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th and Friday 14th June
(Closing date for entries Tuesday 14th May)

Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September
(Closing date for entries Tuesday 6th August)

Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November
(Closing date for entries Tuesday 29th October)

Please note – that whilst we give a closing date for each sale we reserve the right to close the sale(s) early due to over subscription.

Viewing for these sales starts on the Sunday before 11-3 pm, Monday/Tuesday 10-5 pm and Wednesday 10-7 pm and throughout each sale day

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Wow!.. that has to be the best condition report I have ever received,, thank you very much for the detail.

Thanks for registering me this morning for Thursday’s sale, and for putting me in touch with Mark Wise. As mentioned, I told him how appreciative I was with the quality of his condition reports, and the overall top-rate service approach by Mitchells

Just a quick note to thank you for the excellent service and quick delivery.
All as described and I’m a very ‘Happy Bunny’.

It is very refreshing to find auctioneers who are willing to pack and post to buyers and I am most grateful for the service. Please pass on my thanks to your packing team. Every item was individually wrapped with care, and then posted at a sensible price.

I wish to thank you very sincerely for packing my item so supremely well (Lot 1175, Mahogany Balloon Clock). It arrived safely today and is absolutely fine, in pristine condition. It has been a pleasure to buy from you from the outset. You supplied an excellent array of clear photographs and it was marvellous to receive my item in expedite fashion, professionally packed and safely delivered via Cumbria Express and Tuffnells. It really was a total auction service at its best. I’m very grateful for your excellent attention throughout.

Yours sincerely,
Walter Beardsley.

“Thank you very much.  This is easily the best condition report I have seen.
It really gives me an excellent idea of the actual condition, plus the photos are good too.  I wish all auction houses were as diligent.”

“I wanted to let you know how delighted and impressed I am with your service.  I left an absentee bid a good deal higher then the purchase price so that was very satisfactory.  All of you staff that I deal with were extremely helpful and business like and are a credit to Mitchells.  To get my purchase delivered so soon after the sale if amazing”.

Catalogues £10 (£12 by post), annual subscription £48/year

Fully illustrated catalogue online at approximately 10 days prior to sale


Thursday 29th and Friday 30th November
(Closing date for entries Tuesday 30th October)

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These prestigious sales are held quarterly over two days.  They include all manner of goods from all periods and are split into catalogued sub-categories  broadly comprising:-

  • Furniture and related items
  • Mirrors and barometers
  • Oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints
  • Silver and allied wares
  • Textiles, rugs and carpets
  • Jewellery
  • Objects of art
  • Ceramics and glassware
  • Weapons and militaria

Mitchells Antiques & Fine Art, 47 Station Road, Cockermouth CA13 9PZ | Telephone: 01900 827800

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