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Tennants Auctioneers’ sale of Antique and Vintage Costume and Textiles on 18th August is set to include several fascinating private collections, from 18th century costume to children’s clothes from Uzbekistan and exquisitely made dolls house furnishings. The sale is not to be missed for fans of historic textiles and vintage fashion. 
An array of vintage, designer and theatrical costume from renowned costumier Academy of London, are coming under the hammer at Tennants Auctioneers on 18th August, as part of their Antique and Vintage Costume and Textiles Sale.  The sale will be a ‘must-see’ for all fans of vintage clothes!
Provenance and history once again proved key in Tennants Auctioneers’ Summer Fine Art Sale on 21st July. Amongst a strong overall sale, many of the top lots lured the bidders with their illustrious past.
Vintage and luxury watches performed exceptionally well in Tennants Auctioneers Summer Fine Art Sale on 21st July, with a large number of bidders joining the sale around the world, eager to snap up one of a strong selection of lots. Most sought after were good vintage examples, in original condition with a good patina, and one such example was the top lot of the sale. 
Three rare and impressive large cased dioramas of African birds (c.1865-1880), prepared by Ashmead & Co. of London and destined for the British Raj, have sold for a combined hammer price of £29,500 (plus buyer’s premium) in the Natural History and Taxidermy Sale at Tennants Auctioneers on 6th July.
Tennants Auctioneers’ Summer Fine Art Sale on 21st July is set to include a particularly good selection of fine antique furniture, 18th century glass and ceramics, and British art from the 18th – 20th century alongside fine jewellery, watches, silver and more. 
Historic racing trophies from the Peacock racing dynasty at Middleham, North Yorkshire, are set to come under the hammer at Tennants Auctioneers in the Summer Fine Art Sale on 21st July 2018. 
Nearly a hundred years after the emergence of the Art Deco style it still captures our imagination, and art and antiques from the era are becoming increasingly sought after at auction. The combination of clean lines, streamline glamour, and inventive modern forms appeals to both specialist collectors and to those looking for the perfect piece to add to an Art Deco-inspired interior. 
A fascinating archive that captures a snapshot of farming life in the North East and the world of agricultural shows after the Second World War is to be auctioned at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn, North Yorkshire on 4th August. 
Seventy-five years after the Dambusters made their daring raid, a rare document relating to Lancaster III ED.765, one of the bombers used in Barnes Wallis’s practice runs, is to be auctioned in the Militaria & Ethnographica Sale at Tennants Auctioneers in North Yorkshire.
 
The rare Air Ministry Design Certificate for Flight Trials (Form 1187) details specification, contractor, and flight tests by Captain H A Brown from Woodford Aerodrome. The 4-propeller Lancaster bomber was made by Avro, a British aircraft manufacturer which had been established in 1915 in Manchester. The Flight Trials Certificate is signed by Avro’s Chief Designer and Engineer, Roy Chadwick – a rare example of his signature, and is to be sold with an estimate of £2,000-3,000 (plus buyer’s premium).
 
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