Stuart Purcell

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Lot 152, a bronze death mask of James Joyce (€1,500–€2,000).

From pikes and pistols to sundials and sextants, there is quite a selection of historic artefacts in Mullen’s of Laurel Park sale, taking place live a(...)

The Royal Navy Reserve officer’s sword owned by and inscribed for Erskine Childers.

A Collector’s Cabinet sale at Mullen’s in Bray, Co Wicklow on July 11th is a browser’s paradise with and eclectic parade of items for the curious to t(...)

An email of this Chinese moonflask was sent to Sotheby's in Dublin by an Irish collector. The flask is estimated to be worth £150,000-£200,000 and will be offered in their Chinese Sale later this year

There is no spinning it, we now find ourselves in uncharted waters in the art and antiques market. However Irish auction houses are still open for bus(...)

What’s it worth? Do you homework to find out what similar items have sold for

With spring around the corner, many of us will be thinking of decluttering, and for some the time might be right to sell or dispose of collections of (...)

Diamond, ruby and emerald picture frame achieved €22,000 (€12,000-€22,000) through O’Reilly’s

From Ernest Shackleton’s sleigh and a set of gold teeth, to a rocket launcher and a stuffed baboon, 2019 has been an interesting year in the Irish auc(...)

An original Proclamation document  was to be the star lot of the Eclectic Collector sale at Whyte’s Auction House in Dublin, featuring various historical documents and artefacts, before a private sale was agreed. File photograph: Whyte’s

An original copy of the Irish Proclamation was withdrawn ahead of auction on Saturday after being sold for €100,000 by private treaty. It was to be (...)

Lot 117,  the vanity case that belonged to Kitty Kiernan, bereaved fiancée of Michael Collins

Whyte’s of Molesworth Street has just published the catalogue for The Eclectic Collector auction on May 5th. The sheer variety of items is likely to a(...)

A collection of Nazi memorabilia that goes on sale in Whyte’s gallery this month includes a roll of Nazi toilet paper

A roll of toilet paper issued to Nazi troops during the second World War is to go under the hammer in an auction of historical memorabilia in Dublin l(...)

 Stuart Purcell: ’Working with collectibles is fascinating, the endless variety is fantastic.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Stuart Purcell is head of collectibles at Whyte’s, 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, one of Ireland’s leading auctioneers of art and collectibles.(...)

Lot 163 comprises  six unpublished photographs of Bing Crosby playing golf during a charity event at the Woodbrook Golf Club near Bray, Co Wicklow, in September 1961

Antiques auctions routinely include a selection of items which are described as “collectibles”. Some are mainstream and relatively popular including c(...)

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