Auction Anecdote January 21
11th Jan 2021 by Rita Kearsey
At Smiths Auctions in Newent, we had hoped that our January antiques and collectables auction would prove to be early enough after Christmas to escape the almost inevitable third national lockdown. However of course, this could not have been further from the truth, and the two-day sale on the 7th & 8th January had to be held without any public viewing and behind closed doors. Buyers have however now become used the ‘online only’ buying format and even the lack of viewing seems to be no deterrent to the current frenzy of lockdown buying.