In this article i'm going to highlight certain aspects of the antique tool collectors market that go far beyond the obvious. There are Norris, Stanley, Preston and Record tools collectors amongst other makers which are obvious choices due to the literature available to collectors. But there is another side that's a little bit more complicated … [Read more...] about What Antique Tools to Look Out for Beyond the Obvious
There are many ways to build a great collection and in many cases it takes years of dedication to build them but has many benefits along the way. Those who are experienced will know this and will have built up contacts and friendships along the way to help them, they will also seek out new avenues and explore new territories in their … [Read more...] about 10 Tips in Building a Good Antique Tool Collection
Whilst I never got to meet David Russell personally due to being outside the normal selling channels, it is clear David was passionate about the historical importance and recording it for future collectors to aspire to. I have heard many stories about the auctions he attended and his determination to win 'wanted' antique tools, paying top … [Read more...] about The David Russell Antique tool Collection
The very first lot in our first auction will be a Norris No: 28 Gunmetal chariot plane in fantastic original condition with much of its original lacquer to the wedge, long original iron and has all parts numbered. Rarely do little gems like this come onto the market, there are so few of these about in any condition let alone like this one. This … [Read more...] about Antique Norris No: 28 Gunmetal Chariot Plane – Lot No: 1
Hi again, its been a mind blowing time bringing together the website over the past few weeks. So many aspects to consider and settings to add and test it's ridiculous but I can confirm it's getting there. Ironically not much of it can be seen from the front end but it's complicated integrating different functions to works seamlessly from the front … [Read more...] about What’s the members bit all about?
We all know this is not the right time to launch due to the Coronavirus Pandemic but we can plan and start the conversation and look to build new contacts for the future. We will be adding more to the website throughout the year and hope you like what we are trying to do for tool collectors and sellers alike. I guess realistically the auctions … [Read more...] about When will we Start our Antique Tool Auctions?
Many of Tony's past customers will remember this website for being the focal point of Tony's auction business where he held two auctions per year, usually around early March and & September. Tony has been a friend of the family for many years whereby he often met my father to discuss and deal over what I once considered just old tools but … [Read more...] about Antique Tools Tribute To Tony Murland
This website is currently under re-development but in the mean time if you have any antique tools you wish to sell please contact Steve on 01603 444103. Tony is a good friend of the family and ran this website for many years, sadly he held his last Auction in 2019. He thanked all those he dealt with over the years before retiring from running … [Read more...] about The Antique Tool Company