2019 March Auction

Auction

The South London Branch Auction, 16th March 2019.

To be held at The White Hart Barn, Godstone, RH9 8DU.

The hall opens for viewing at 11.00 and the auction will commence at 13.00. Tea and coffee
will be available. There are cafés and pubs within walking distance of the White Hart Barn.

This is a private auction and is therefore only open to members of, the BHI, BHI Branches, West Dean College or Epping Forest Horology Centre. Please bring proof of membership to enable us to issue a bidding number. Non members may join the South London Branch of the BHI at our normal annual membership rate prior to the auction.

• There will be a £3 registration fee.
• Payments up to one hundred pounds to be made in cash.
• By prior arrangement and agreement from the treasurer we will accept
cheques for total purchases of over one hundred pounds. Please bring
proof of identification, including address, on the day.
• The items shown in the photos are a selection of what is on offer and are not necessarily shown as being in any particular lot.
• Please see our Auction Conditions.

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2018 November meeting

November 1, 2018

Branch Auction

The branch auction is one of the highlights of the calendar for many of our members. It is a chance to grab a bargain or make a bit of extra cash by selling those unwanted horological items.

This year we will be auctioning a member’s complete workshop along with items brought in by members. So why not dig out those horological treasures that have been lurking under the bench or in the back of the cupboard, you may be pleasantly surprised at how much they realise.

We can only cope with a maximum of 150 lots on the evening so entry must be based on a first come first served basis.

This is a private auction and is therefore only open to members of the BHI, Branch members and horology students from West Dean College. Please bring proof of membership to enable us to issue a bidding number.
Booking in will commence at 18:30 in the Lindley Room.

Viewing will commence in the main hall at 19:00. NO LOTS WILL BE TAKEN IN AFTER 19:45 to allow time for administration and for a prompt start at 20:15.

Payments up to £100 are required to be made in cash. By prior arrangement and agreement with the Treasurer we will accept cheques for total payments over £100.

No commission is charged to buyers. Sellers only pay £1.50 per lot entered. If you wish to set a reserve you must bid up to that price and collect your lot at the end of the evening if not sold.

We reserve the right to refuse any lots containing fluids / powders and the like that are not in secure & sealed containers.

Electrical / electronic items are sold with no guarantee as to their condition or safety. All such equipment should be checked by a suitably qualified electrician.

Full auction rules will be clearly displayed

2018 April Open Day

British Horological Institute – South London Branch
Open Day – Saturday 14th April 2018
The South London Branch of the British Horological Institute held an open day on Saturday 14th April 2018. We welcomed over 300 visitors.
Branch Vice President Ron Rose said “the purpose of the day was to promote awareness of horology and the activities of the British Horological Institute in today’s world and show that there are still opportunities to develop a rewarding career in horology.”
The previous Open Day was held in 2016 and was also attended by several hundred members of the public with many spending several hours at the show participating in the activities. This years show was expanded to include three halls and includes representatives from organisations offering training and careers in horology.
The day will showcased:
Clocks and models built by BHI members.
Clock Case woodworking.
Interactive demonstrations with something to take away -cleaning, polishing, silvering, drilling, reaming
Working on the watchmakers lathe – balance staff turning.
Engine Turning.
Clockwork wheel cutting.
Engraving.
Association of Musical Box Collectors.
Turret Clocks – Cumbria Clock Co
Antiquarian Horological Society
Local Evening Classes
BHI short courses.
Epping Forest Horology Centre
West Dean College – conservation of clocks.
British School of Watchmaking.
Birmingham City University – Horology BA (Hons).
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.
Charles Frodsham and Co Ltd.
Selection of coffee table books for sale.
H S Walsh horology supplies – tools and clock parts.
Patric Capon and Paul Archard sales and repairs
Below are some images from our 2016 Open Day. 2018 Images to follow!

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2017 March Auction

March 11, 2017
We are auctioning the tools and horological effects of Roland Jarvis, Daniel Philippart and clocks and watches from the collection of George Hammond.
A selection from around 250 lots that will include tools, watch and clock parts, books and miscellany.

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Viewing starts at 11.00 until 12.30. There will be a half hour break with the auction starting at 13.00.
Venue the White Hart Barn Godstone RH98DU.
This is a private auction. You must be a member of the BHI, a BHI branch member or be a student attending West Dean college. If are not already a member and want to bid at the auction you can join the branch on the day. Annual membership is £15.

2016 November Auction

November 3

Branch Auction

The branch auction is one of the highlights of the calendar for many of our members. It is a chance to stock up on useful material or make a bit of extra cash by selling those unwanted horological items.

We are pleased to announce that a longcase clock has been donated to raise funds for the Branch workshop (images below).

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There is always something for everyone at this event, so why not dig out those horological treasures that have been lurking under the bench or in the back of the cupboard, you may be pleasantly surprised at how much they realise.

This is a private auction and is therefore only open to members of the BHI (including Branch members) and horology students from West Dean College. Please bring proof of membership to enable us to issue a bidding number.

Booking in will commence at 18:30 in the Lindley Room.

Viewing will commence in the main hall at 19:00. NO LOTS WILL BE TAKEN IN AFTER 19:45 to allow time for administration and for a prompt start at 20:15.

Payments up to £100 are required to be made in cash. By prior arrangement and agreement with the Treasurer we will accept cheques for total payments over £100.

No commission is charged to buyers. Sellers only pay £1.50 per lot entered. If you wish to set a reserve you must bid up to that price and collect your lot at the end of the evening if not sold.

We reserve the right to refuse any lots containing fluids / powders and the like that are not in secure & sealed containers.

Electrical / electronic items are sold with no guarantee as to their condition or safety. All such equipment should be checked by a suitably qualified electrician.

Full auction rules will be clearly displayed

 

2016 April Open day

Saturday 9th April 2016. 10am until 4pm at Soper Hall, Caterham

A unique opportunity to view demonstrations of the skills used in clock and watch making and to participate in several projects. Expert advice on related careers and courses.

Maybe you will be encouraged to join!

All ages welcome. Free entry. Free refreshments.

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Exhibits
Read about the history and importance of time measurement. View a selection of antique tools used in making clocks and watches.
Clocks and models built by BHI members.

Demonstrations
Cleaning, polishing, silvering a two pence piece
Make a keyring or spinning top from a two pence piece.
Working on the watchmakers lathe – balance staff turning.
Hand tools – piercing saw and files.
Engine Turning interactive demonstration.
Clockwork wheel cutting

Courses and Careers
Work from the local evening classes and workshop.
BHI short courses.
West Dean College – conservation of clocks.
British School of Watchmaking
Birmingham City University – Horology BA (Hons).
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.
Charles Frodsham and Co Ltd.

For Sale
Selection of coffee table books for sale.
H S Walsh horology supplies – tools and clock parts – assemble a clock from available parts (from £5)

Refreshments
Pop-in for complimentary tea, coffee, biscuits

2015 November auction

Branch Auction

The branch auction is one of the highlights of the calendar for many of our members. It is a chance to grab a bargain or make a bit of extra cash by selling those unwanted horological items.

There is always something for everyone at this event, so why not dig out those horological treasures that have been lurking under the bench or in the back of the cupboard, you may be pleasantly surprised at how much they realise.

This is a private auction and is therefore only open to members of the BHI (including Branch members) and horology students from West Dean College. Please bring proof of membership to enable us to issue a bidding number.

Booking in will commence at 18:30 in the Lindley Room.

Viewing will commence in the main hall at 19:00. NO LOTS WILL BE TAKEN IN AFTER 19:45 to allow time for administration and for a prompt start at 20:15.

Payments up to £100 are required to be made in cash. By prior arrangement and agreement with the Treasurer we will accept cheques for total payments over £100.

No commission is charged to buyers. Sellers only pay £1.50 per lot entry. If you wish to set a reserve you must bid up to that price and collect your lot at the end of the evening if not sold.

We reserve the right to refuse any lots containing fluids / powders and the like that are not in secure & sealed containers.

Electrical / electronic items are sold with no guarantee as to their condition or safety. All such equipment should be checked by a suitably qualified electrician.

Full auction rules will be clearly displayed

2015 March Auction

28 March Auction

The South London Branch Auction, 28th March 2015.

To be held at The White Hart Barn, Godstone, RH9 8DU.

The hall opens for viewing at 11.00 and the auction will commence at 13.30. Tea and coffee
will be available. There are cafés and pubs within walking distance of the White Hart Barn.

This is a private auction and is therefore only open to members of the BHI (including Branch members) and horology students from West Dean College. Please bring proof of membership to enable us to issue a bidding number. Non members may join the South London Branch of the BHI at our normal annual membership rate prior to the auction.

  • There will be a £3 registration fee.
  • Payments up to one hundred pounds to be made in cash.
  • By prior arrangement and agreement from the treasurer we will accept
    cheques for total purchases of over one hundred pounds. Please bring
    proof of identification, including address, on the day.
  • The items shown in the photos are a selection of what is on offer and are not necessarily shown as being in any particular lot.
  • Please see our Auction Conditions.

Auction conditions – sale March 28 2015

All enquiries to the South London Branch – slbbhi@uwclub.net

Please click on the thumbnails to view images.

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2015 March auction preview

Details to follow

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