March 2020
Clocks, Works of Art & Furniture Online

Clocks, Works of Art & Furniture Online

Starts: Monday, 16th March 2020 11:00
Ends: Sunday, 22nd March 2020 20:00

This online auction has a variety of objects.  The auction will end on Sunday 22nd March from 8pm.

For a complimentary valuation please contact James Bruce or Hannah Murphy on 0141 810 2880 or email auction@mctears.co.uk.


Sporting Medals & Trophies Online

Sporting Medals & Trophies Online

Starts: Monday, 16th March 2020 11:00
Ends: Sunday, 22nd March 2020 20:00

This online auction will end on Sunday 22nd March from 8pm.

For a complimentary valuation on sporting medals and trophies please contact James Bruce or Hannah Murphy on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk.


Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Starts: Wednesday, 19th February 2020 12:15
Ends: Sunday, 22nd March 2020 20:00

This online auction features artworks spanning many eras and origins, including contemporary Scottish art and a strong contingent of late 19th century and early 20th century British & International watercolours, oils and prints. This month's auction features contemporary prints by James Spence and George Birrell, alongside some nice examples by John Hamilton Glass.

These are offered at attractive estimates providing both new and established buyers the perfect opportunity to discover the joys of building an art collection.


For a complimentary valuation please contact Jenny MacLeod on 0141 810 2880 or email pictures@mctears.co.uk


The Antiques & Interiors Auction

The Antiques & Interiors Auction

Date: Friday, 20th March 2020 10:30

The Antiques & Interiors auctions are held fortnightly. This auction has items that would interest everyone, with normally around 400-600 lots which include jewellery, watches, stamps, pictures, furniture, silver, ceramics, glass and vintage toys.  This is an exciting auction to be part of and if you are looking to experience the excitement of either selling or buying, come along to McTear’s to be included in this well attended auction.


Contemporary Pictures Online

Contemporary Pictures Online

Starts: Monday, 2nd March 2020 15:30
Ends: Sunday, 15th March 2020 20:00

This online auction features artworks by Peter Howson, Nael Hanna, Frank McFadden and many others. 

The auction will end on Sunday 15th March from 8pm.  For advice on bidding in an online auction please call 0141 810 2880. 


The Jewellery Auction

The Jewellery Auction

Date: Friday, 13th March 2020 10:30

Highlights of this sale include an impressive diamond two stone ring (lot 865, £10,000 - £15,000) and diamond solitaire ring of 2.93 carats (lot 943, £8,000 - £12,000) however with guide prices starting at £30, there's a chance to snap up something exciting no matter your budget. 

Viewing for these items will commence at 12pm on Wednesday 11 March. 

For a complimentary jewellery valuation, please contact jewellery specialist Amy on 0141 810 2880 or email auction@mctears.co.uk


The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction

The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction

Date: Friday, 13th March 2020 12:00

Highlights include a delicately carved Derazey violin, an impressive Jaeger LeCoultre Atmos clock and a number of historic Victorian telescopes.

 

Consign to the only auction of Clocks & Instruments in Scotland. For a complimentary valuation please contact James Bruce or Hannah Murphy on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk.


The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

Date: Friday, 13th March 2020 13:00

Hosted every six weeks, this auction boasts a variety of objects from the near and distant past. Works of art in bronze, ivory and treen feature alongside fine furniture, rugs and carpets, textiles and costume, as well as medals and military archives.

 

For a complimentary valuation please contact James Bruce or Hannah Murphy on 0141 810 2880 or email auction@mctears.co.uk.


The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction

The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction

Date: Friday, 13th March 2020 15:00

Important artefacts of sporting history in the fields of Scottish, British and international football, curling, golf and much more feature in this, the only auction of Sporting Medals & Trophies in Scotland.

McTear's is proud to offer the collection of Celtic legend Stevie Chalmers. His 1967 European Cup winner’s medal will take centre stage along with his Scottish First Division, League Cup, Scottish Cup, Glasgow Cup and Commemoration Medal, being offered for sale as the most important group of Celtic medals ever to come to auction. 

Stevie Chalmers is considered one of Celtic’s greatest ever players with his 85th minute goal in the 2-1 win against Inter Milan in the European Cup final resulting in Celtic becoming the first British team to lift the illustrious trophy. 

The medals are part of a wider archive of historic items being put to auction by the family of the late Lisbon Lion. Another highlight of the collection is Pele’s match worn jersey, which he swapped with Chalmers (the Scotland goal scorer) at the end of Scotland’s 1- 1 draw with Brazil at Hampden Park in 1966. 

For a complimentary valuation on sporting medals and trophies please contact James Bruce or Hannah Murphy on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk.


Jewellery, Watches & Coins Online

Jewellery, Watches & Coins Online

Starts: Monday, 24th February 2020 14:15
Ends: Thursday, 12th March 2020 20:00

This online auction features diamonds, emeralds, rubies, opals and sapphires to delight every taste. Heuer, Tag, Audemars Piguet and Rolex are among the names in timepieces available for bidding in this auction ending 12th March. For advice on bidding in an online auction please call 0141 810 2880. 


The British & International Pictures Auction

The British & International Pictures Auction

Date: Wednesday, 11th March 2020 14:00

In the first British & International Pictures Auction of 2020, we are delighted to present a selection of high quality pieces with a strong contingent of early twentieth century pieces by prominent members of the Glasgow Boys, George Henry, E A Hornel and David Gauld. Also to be offered for sale is an oil sketch by French Imrpessionist, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, as well as pieces by the highly collectable Glasgow Girls, Katherine Cameron, Jessie King and Annie French.

Entries are invited for the next British and International Pictures Auction to take place on 6th June. Please contact Jenny MacLeod on 0141 810 2880 or email pictures@mctears.co.uk


The Antiques & Interiors Auction

The Antiques & Interiors Auction

Date: Friday, 6th March 2020 10:30

The Antiques & Interiors auctions are held fortnightly. This auction has items that would interest everyone, with normally around 400-600 lots which include jewellery, watches, stamps, pictures, furniture, silver, ceramics, glass and vintage toys.  This is an exciting auction to be part of and if you are looking to experience the excitement of either selling or buying, come along to McTear’s to be included in this well attended auction..


Whisky Blends Online

Whisky Blends Online

Starts: Wednesday, 5th February 2020 16:30
Ends: Monday, 2nd March 2020 20:00

The Blended Whisky auction at McTear’s auctioneers includes some old favourites, as well as some oddities which would make great additions to any collection.

It also allows drinkers to source old bottles of some favourites, such as Johnnie Walker, White Horse and Dewar’s, to compare these to the modern day bottlings to see if and how they have changed over the decades.

For more information on consigning or bidding, please call 0141 810 2880 or email whisky specialist Graeme Maxwell – whisky@mctears.co.uk.


The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

Date: Sunday, 1st March 2020 13:00

In this month's Scottish Contemporary Art Auction we are pleased to present the largest private collection of early works by Peter Howson to be offered for sale. There are over 90 pieces by the artist, spanning his long career from his student days to present day. Also for sale are stunning pieces from John Bellany, Nael Hanna, James Downie Robertson, Sheila Macmillan, Mary Armour, Ethel Walker, and many more.

Entries are invited for the next Scottish Contemporary Art Auction (12th April). Please contact Jenny MacLeod on 0141 810 2880 or email pictures@mctears.co.uk


Whisky Malts Online

Whisky Malts Online

Starts: Wednesday, 5th February 2020 16:30
Ends: Sunday, 1st March 2020 20:00

The Malt Whisky auction at McTear’s Auctioneers provides collectors and drinkers alike to source some fantastic whiskies, many of which no longer available through retail, without breaking the bank.

Wither you are looking to add to your collection, relive that 1980’s Highland Park, or stock up your drinks cabinet, there is sure to be something here for you.

For more information on consigning or bidding, please call 0141 810 2880 or email whisky specialist Graeme Maxwell – whisky@mctears.co.uk.

February 2020
Whisky Malts Online

Whisky Malts Online

Starts: Wednesday, 5th February 2020 16:30
Ends: Sunday, 1st March 2020 20:00

The Malt Whisky auction at McTear’s Auctioneers provides collectors and drinkers alike to source some fantastic whiskies, many of which no longer available through retail, without breaking the bank.

Wither you are looking to add to your collection, relive that 1980’s Highland Park, or stock up your drinks cabinet, there is sure to be something here for you.

For more information on consigning or bidding, please call 0141 810 2880 or email whisky specialist Graeme Maxwell – whisky@mctears.co.uk.


Whisky Blends Online

Whisky Blends Online

Starts: Wednesday, 5th February 2020 16:30
Ends: Monday, 2nd March 2020 20:00

The Blended Whisky auction at McTear’s auctioneers includes some old favourites, as well as some oddities which would make great additions to any collection.

It also allows drinkers to source old bottles of some favourites, such as Johnnie Walker, White Horse and Dewar’s, to compare these to the modern day bottlings to see if and how they have changed over the decades.

For more information on consigning or bidding, please call 0141 810 2880 or email whisky specialist Graeme Maxwell – whisky@mctears.co.uk.


Jewellery, Watches & Coins Online

Jewellery, Watches & Coins Online

Starts: Monday, 24th February 2020 14:15
Ends: Thursday, 12th March 2020 20:00

This online auction features diamonds, emeralds, rubies, opals and sapphires to delight every taste. Heuer, Tag, Audemars Piguet and Rolex are among the names in timepieces available for bidding in this auction ending 12th March. For advice on bidding in an online auction please call 0141 810 2880. 


Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Starts: Wednesday, 19th February 2020 12:15
Ends: Sunday, 22nd March 2020 20:00

This online auction features artworks spanning many eras and origins, including contemporary Scottish art and a strong contingent of late 19th century and early 20th century British & International watercolours, oils and prints. This month's auction features contemporary prints by James Spence and George Birrell, alongside some nice examples by John Hamilton Glass.

These are offered at attractive estimates providing both new and established buyers the perfect opportunity to discover the joys of building an art collection.


For a complimentary valuation please contact Jenny MacLeod on 0141 810 2880 or email pictures@mctears.co.uk


The Rare & Fine Whisky Auction

The Rare & Fine Whisky Auction

Date: Friday, 28th February 2020 10:30

One stunning spirit included in the Rare and Fine Whisky auction is the Glenfiddich 1990 single sherry barrel aged 24 years, which is one of only 24 bottles and was produced to comemorate the opening of the 'Glenfiddich Gallery' in 2014. This sits alongside many fantastic examples from the world renowned Glenfiddich, Macallan, Balvenie and Highland Park distilleries to name a few.

Entries are now being accepted for the April 10 Rare and Fine Whisky Auciton.

If you have any old and rare whiskies hidden at the back of your cupboard which you would like to know their potential auction value, click 'Consign Now', call 0141 810 2880, or email whisky specialist Graeme Maxwell - whisky@mctears.co.uk.


The Jewellery Auction

The Jewellery Auction

Date: Sunday, 23rd February 2020 13:00

New year, new jewellery! Entries are currently invited for this auction dedicated to jewellery so now that January is over with, why not have a clear out of your jewellery box and make way for some new pieces. Highlights of this sale include a certificated Ceylon sapphire ring (lot 330, estimate £15,000 - £20,000) and a rare provincial Scottish silver kilt pin by William Robb of Ballater (lot 305, estimate £150 - £250) Pop into our Glasgow galleries any weekday between 8.30am - 5pm for a free valuation or email images to auction@mctears.co.uk 


The Rolex Auction

The Rolex Auction

Date: Sunday, 23rd February 2020 14:30

McTear's is the only auction house in Scotland to hold not only dedicated watches sales but Rolex exclusive sales too. This auction features a number of rare and desirable examples including a 1970s GMT Master watch (£6000-9000.) Do you have a Rolex to sell? Call Sarah on 0141 810 2880 or email images to sarah@mctears.co.uk


The Watches Auction

The Watches Auction

Date: Sunday, 23rd February 2020 15:00

McTear's dedicated watches auctions take place every 6 weeks and are the only of their kind in Scotland. All lots reach an international audience via the online bidding platform. This auction on 23 February features two IWC examples (£250-350 and £1000-1500.) Do you have watches to sell or for valuation? Call and speak to Head of Watches Sarah on 0141 810 2800 or email images to sarah@mctears.co.uk


The Antiques & Interiors Auction

The Antiques & Interiors Auction

Date: Friday, 21st February 2020 10:30

The Antiques & Interiors auctions are held fortnightly. This auction has items that would interest everyone, with normally around 400-600 lots which include jewellery, watches, stamps, pictures, furniture, silver, ceramics, glass and vintage toys. 

This is an exciting auction to be part of and if you are looking to experience the excitement of either selling or buying, come along to McTear’s to be included in this well attended auction.


The Coins & Banknotes Auction

The Coins & Banknotes Auction

Date: Thursday, 20th February 2020 10:30

Do you have coins to sell? McTear's holds dedicated coins and banknotes auctions every 6 weeks. Email images to sarah@mctears.co.uk or pop in for a free auction estimate. This sale on 20 February features a George IV guinea (£2000-3000) and an Edward VII coronation coin (£600-900.)  


Silver, Asian Works of Art & Ceramics Online

Silver, Asian Works of Art & Ceramics Online

Starts: Friday, 31st January 2020 08:15
Ends: Thursday, 13th February 2020 20:00

This online auction has 73 lots of silver, Asian and African works of Art and British and Continental ceramics.

 Entries are invited for the next group of auctions, taking place on the 23rd April. Please email auction@mctears.co.uk for further information.


Works of Art & Furniture Online

Works of Art & Furniture Online

Starts: Friday, 31st January 2020 14:00
Ends: Sunday, 9th February 2020 20:00

This online auction consists of 20 lots of Works of Art & Furniture.  The auction will end on Sunday 9th February at 8pm.

Entries are invited for the next group of auctions, taking place on the 13th March. Please email auction@mctears.co.uk for further information.


Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Starts: Friday, 10th January 2020 16:30
Ends: Sunday, 9th February 2020 20:00

This online auction brings together an eclectic mix of pictures spanning three centuries. Here you will find masters of printmaking represented in pieces by David Young Cameron, Katherine Cameron and William Lionel Wyllie whilst the talents of John Hamilton Glass, Stirling Gillespie and Peter MacGregor Wilson in watercolour are represented in a variety of Scottish coastal and harbour scenes. There are also a number of contemporary prints by various artists to compliment the modern minimalist interior. These are offered at attractive estimates providing both new and established buyers the perfect opportunity to discover the joys of building an art collection.

 

Entries are invited for the next  Paintings, Drawings and Prints Auction, taking place between 21st February and 22nd March. Please contact Jenny MacLeod on 0141 810 2880 or email pictures@mctears.co.uk


The Antiques & Interiors Auction

The Antiques & Interiors Auction

Date: Friday, 7th February 2020 10:30

The Antiques & Interiors auctions are held fortnightly. This auction has items that would interest everyone, with normally around 400-600 lots which include jewellery, watches, stamps, pictures, furniture, silver, ceramics, glass and vintage toys. 

This is an exciting auction to be part of and if you are looking to experience the excitement of either selling or buying, come along to McTear’s to be included in this well attended auction.


Contemporary Pictures Online

Contemporary Pictures Online

Starts: Monday, 20th January 2020 11:00
Ends: Sunday, 2nd February 2020 20:00

This online auction brings together a range of works from some of the best names in Scottish Contemporary art. From the charming Glasgow scenes of Avril Paton, the dramatic coastlines of Nael Hanna, to the deeply confrontational Holocaust pieces by Peter Howson, this is an auction which which has something for all art lovers.


Jewellery & Watches Online

Jewellery & Watches Online

Starts: Monday, 13th January 2020 11:15
Ends: Sunday, 2nd February 2020 20:00

McTear's online timed auctions of jewellery and watches are characterised by their variety. This sale features jewellery including lot 327, a beautiful cocktail ring (£100-200), lot 752, a smart vintage gold watch (£100-150) and lot 351, an outstanding Art Deco style diamond brooch (£600-800.) Bid online now or call McTear's on 0141 810 2880 for tips and advice. 

January 2020
The Jewellery Auction

The Jewellery Auction

Date: Friday, 31st January 2020 10:30

January is almost over but there's still a steady flow of jewellery to catch your eye at McTears!

Highlights of this sale include canine portrait pins by John William Bailey and William Essex at lots 1301 and 1302, each estimated at £150 - £250. Other highlights include lot 1385, an impressive pair of diamond stud earrings estimated at £6000 - £8000 and lot 1386, a diamond tennis bracelet estimated at £5000 - £7000.

 


The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

Date: Friday, 31st January 2020 12:00

From impressive marquetry inlaid furniture to war medals, bronze figures to black forest style nutcrackers, and a crimson beefeater tunic to a conch shell lamp, this auction boasts a little something for everyone! 

For a complimentary valuation please contact James Bruce or Hannah Murphy on 0141 810 2880 or email auction@mctears.co.uk.


Contemporary Pictures Online

Contemporary Pictures Online

Starts: Monday, 20th January 2020 11:00
Ends: Sunday, 2nd February 2020 20:00

This online auction brings together a range of works from some of the best names in Scottish Contemporary art. From the charming Glasgow scenes of Avril Paton, the dramatic coastlines of Nael Hanna, to the deeply confrontational Holocaust pieces by Peter Howson, this is an auction which which has something for all art lovers.


Jewellery & Watches Online

Jewellery & Watches Online

Starts: Monday, 13th January 2020 11:15
Ends: Sunday, 2nd February 2020 20:00

McTear's online timed auctions of jewellery and watches are characterised by their variety. This sale features jewellery including lot 327, a beautiful cocktail ring (£100-200), lot 752, a smart vintage gold watch (£100-150) and lot 351, an outstanding Art Deco style diamond brooch (£600-800.) Bid online now or call McTear's on 0141 810 2880 for tips and advice. 


Works of Art & Furniture Online

Works of Art & Furniture Online

Starts: Friday, 31st January 2020 14:00
Ends: Sunday, 9th February 2020 20:00

This online auction consists of 20 lots of Works of Art & Furniture.  The auction will end on Sunday 9th February at 8pm.

Entries are invited for the next group of auctions, taking place on the 13th March. Please email auction@mctears.co.uk for further information.


Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Paintings, Drawings & Prints Online

Starts: Friday, 10th January 2020 16:30
Ends: Sunday, 9th February 2020 20:00

This online auction brings together an eclectic mix of pictures spanning three centuries. Here you will find masters of printmaking represented in pieces by David Young Cameron, Katherine Cameron and William Lionel Wyllie whilst the talents of John Hamilton Glass, Stirling Gillespie and Peter MacGregor Wilson in watercolour are represented in a variety of Scottish coastal and harbour scenes. There are also a number of contemporary prints by various artists to compliment the modern minimalist interior. These are offered at attractive estimates providing both new and established buyers the perfect opportunity to discover the joys of building an art collection.

 

Entries are invited for the next  Paintings, Drawings and Prints Auction, taking place between 21st February and 22nd March. Please contact Jenny MacLeod on 0141 810 2880 or email pictures@mctears.co.uk


Silver, Asian Works of Art & Ceramics Online

Silver, Asian Works of Art & Ceramics Online

Starts: Friday, 31st January 2020 08:15
Ends: Thursday, 13th February 2020 20:00

This online auction has 73 lots of silver, Asian and African works of Art and British and Continental ceramics.

 Entries are invited for the next group of auctions, taking place on the 23rd April. Please email auction@mctears.co.uk for further information.


The Silver Auction

The Silver Auction

Date: Thursday, 30th January 2020 10:30

Presenting silver from all eras…. Silver from the Queen Anne, Victorian, Georgian, William IV and Edwardian eras are amongst the splendid lots which comprise the next auction catalogue for The Silver Auction at McTear’s.

Do you have silver you may like to offer for sale at the next Silver Auction? For a complimentary valuation please contact James Bruce or Hannah Murphy on 0141 810 2880 or email auction@mctears.co.uk.


The Asian and African Works of Art Auction

The Asian and African Works of Art Auction

Date: Thursday, 30th January 2020 13:00

Dedicated to the artistic output of China, Japan, Korea, as well as India, the Middle East and Africa.

This auction will include an extensive collection of African masks and figures, from the Collection of Julien Harris (1910 - 2011), Scotland. Acquired in situ 1930, thence by descent. They were acquired on a journey across West Africa that Harris undertook in 1930 alongside Geoffrey Gorer and Francois (Feral) Benga, a research trip which culminated in the book "Africa Dances". Benga was a Senegalese dancer at the Folies Bergère in Paris; known at the time as the male Josephine Baker and an icon of the Harlem Renaissance. Gorer, on the back of this work, went on to become a prominent anthropologist.

Entries are invited for the next auction, taking place 23 April 2020. 


The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction

The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction

Date: Thursday, 30th January 2020 15:30

This international auction comprises 145 lots and features ceramics and glass from Britain and across the continent. Highlights include Lalique, Murano glass, Moorcroft and Meissen, Royal Worcester, Royal Crown Derby, Royal Dux and Royal Doulton, to name but a few! 

For a free, no obligation auction valuation of your own ceramics or glass ware, call Hannah or James at 0141 810 2880. Or email photos to auction@mctears.co.uk 


The Antiques & Interiors Auction

The Antiques & Interiors Auction

Date: Friday, 24th January 2020 10:30

This auction has over 400 lots comprising jewellery, watches, coins, glass, ceramics, furniture, pictures, stamps and various other collectables.  

For a free, no obligation auction valuation on any items that you think would be suitable for this auction, call 0141 810 2880. Or email photographs to auction@mctears.co.uk 




The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

Date: Sunday, 19th January 2020 13:00

In the first Scottish Contemporary Art Auction of the year, McTear's is delighted to present a varied auction of over 200 pictures including a fine example of John Byrne's early work, along with pieces by Avril Paton, John Bellany, Peter Howson, Nael Hanna, Marion Drummond, Ethel Walker, JOLOMO, Emma Davis, and Jack Vettriano. 

Entries are currently invited for the next Scottish Contemporary Art Auction on Sunday 1st March. If you have Scottish contemporary pictures to sell please contact pictures@mctears.co.uk. 



The Rare & Fine Whisky Auction

The Rare & Fine Whisky Auction

Date: Friday, 17th January 2020 10:30

Cognacs steal the headlines in the 17th January Rare and Fine Whisky auction, with bottlings such as the Courvoisier L'Esprit, Remy Martin Louis XIII, and the Hennessy Paradis.

There is also a sensational single cask bottling of Rosebank 1965, matured in rich first fill sherry casks, and bottled by Signatory Vintage at 28 years old.

Entries are now invited for the 28th February Rare and Fine Whisky auction. For more information call 0141 810 2880, or email whisky specialist Graeme Maxwell - whisky@mctears.co.uk

 


The Jewellery Auction

The Jewellery Auction

Date: Sunday, 12th January 2020 13:00

It's the first jewellery sale of 2020!

Perhaps you have some Christmas money to spend and are looking for something that will last a lifetime. With items such as a pink sapphire and diamond bracelet (lot 275, £2000 - £3000) and a pair of topaz and diamond earrings (lot 271, £150 - £250), things are looking colourful this January!

Entries are currently welcomed for this auction so why not pop into our Glasgow galleries for a free, no obligation valuation or email images to auction@mctears.co.uk 


The Watches Auction

The Watches Auction

Date: Sunday, 12th January 2020 14:30

The Watches Auction at McTear’s is a 6 weekly event with brands from Rolex to Rotary, estimates from £50 to £50,000. Already included in this auction is a 1960’s Girard-Perregaux wrist watch. Looking to sell? For a free no-obligation valuation, pop in anytime Monday to Friday 9-5pm or email sarah@mctears.co.uk