Heathhall Garden Centre Opens its Doors for a Bonhams Valuation Day

This candelabra sold at auction for �35,000
This candelabra sold at auction for �35,000

Heathhall Garden Centre, Dumfries, is hosting a valuation day by Bonhams.

So if you think you might have something of value, like a Rembrandt in the attic, then come along to the Garden Centre on the Friday 20th February 2015 to have it valued.

Bonhams specialists will be on hand throughout the day and at previous valuation days have highly interesting items have been consigned such as the Baluster Candelabra illustrated below which sold in London for £35,000.

All items will be valued only by appointment between 10:00-17:00, to make an appointment please phone David Convery 0141 223 8864.

Bonhams hold valuation days throughout the year and this is your chance to meet the experts.

Other examples are a 42 year-old bottle of Glenrothes single malt whisky, which was discovered at a valuation day in Blair Athol. In June 2011 it sold for £1800.

Another interesting item that was found during a valuation day was a 1924 Bentley 3-litre Speed Model Tourer, a model made notable by its victory in the second Le Mans 24 Hour race. It was previously owned Major E.G.Thomson of Ainslie Place, Edinburgh but was found in a valuation day at Duns, Berwickshire. It sold in 2010 for £150,000. There was also a painting by Alberto Morrocco titled ‘Still Life with Fruit and Sunflower’ that was found in a Dundee valuation day, this also sold in 2010 for £19,200.