Past Sales

This page has been created to mark the first 50 years of J. B. Hawkins Antiques, the  business I opened on my arrival in  Australia in 1967. I list 100 important items  that have passed through my hands into various Public and Private Collections around the world and I thank all those who have made the dream come true.

Nellie the Elephant

Nellie the elephant was exhibited by Hawkins & Hawkins at the Olympia Antique Dealers Fair, London, where I sold her to America in 1998. Driven by

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The Hausburg Cabinet

Friedrich Ludwig Hausberg (1817-1886) born in Berlin, Prussia, became a naturalized British subject under very unusual circumstances on 23 March 1840. This was the year that

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The Foy Gold Cup

On long term loan to the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, Launceston. For further details please see my article: The 1894 Murrumbidgee Turf Club Gold Cup

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