We are now accepting entries for our 13th NOVEMBER 2016  Auction  

Friday: 9.30am - 3.30pm (Trade only)
Saturday: 10am - 5pm 

Antiques, Collectibles, Vintage Wine, Port and Spirits, Chinese & Japanese works of art, Gold, Silver, Fishing reels and Paraphernalia.
Gold and Silver coins. 


Michael Hogben and Westenhanger Auctioneers are delighted to announce an exhibition of Vic Reeves' artwork including a selection of new creations in both paint and pottery mediums.
Vic has been enjoying a recent spurt of inspiration, which along with his heavy schedule of television and radio work, has resulted in some of his finest, and occasionally most avant garde work.

The Auction House, based at Westenhanger Station, next to Folkestone Racecourse near Hythe in Kent will be open for viewing and reserved purchases from 7th November 2016 to 13th November 2016 inclusive. All items not sold will be offered in our subsequent sale by Auction on Sunday November 13th 2016.




SUNDAY November 13th 2016 - Sale commences 11am sharp! 

Sale Week Viewing 

Public viewing  Friday: 9.30am - 3.30pm (Trade only)  Saturday: 10am - 5pm, 

                       Sunday 9am -11am

Free tea and biscuits on auction days

Hard copy catalogues available for £2 to charity 

Link to fully illustrated catalogues and online and live bidding service 

Highlights of the sale:

From private Estates - 

Items wanted for auction -  

Antiques, Art, Collectibles, Clocks, Watches, Bronzes, Modern prints, Vintage cars/motorbikes, Fishing rods and reels, Wines and Spirits

Entries welcome -  Live link to fully illustrated catalogue from 1 week prior to auction   

  • Art, Antiques, Collectibles, Paintings and Prints

  • Clocks & Watches; Jewellery
  • Gold & Silver 
  • We always have over 350 fresh to the market Lots 
  • We offer a live bidding service on all our auctions, via www.the saleroom.com
  • Tel: 01303 813545

FREE VALUATIONS AND ADVICE - WEEKDAYS 9.30am until 3.30pm (except Bank Holidays) AT OUR HEAD OFFICE. 



The Auction House, 

Westenhanger Railway Station,

Westenhanger (By Folkestone Racecourse),

Nr. Hythe,


CT21 4HX

Westenhanger Auctioneers are pleased to announce that all our Auctions cater for live on-line bidding.

Be assured you will achieve the best International price for your Antiques & Collectibles

·        We have collectors & buyers Worldwide including Australia, the Americas, China, Japan and Europe.

·        Each Lot is colour photographed and illustrated online for prospective buyers to view and bid on.

·        Contact: 01303 813545 or 07779 995117   

  • Email: thehogbens@btinternet.com



  • We offer live bidding on auction days via:    w.w.w the-saleroom.com 
  • You are welcome to leave commission bids by email 
  • Phone:  0777 999 5117 or 01303 813545 
  • If you are bidding from overseas we will expect you to supply your number including overseas dialling code from England 
  • We will need a contact name and phone number and postal address on all bids 
  • We will try and acquire the item as cheap as is possible on your behalf on all bids left with the Auctioneers
  • Buyers premium is 20% on the hammer 
  • PLEASE NOTE : We do not accept credit or debit cards 
We can pack single Lots and post; or large, fragile or multi Lots we can give recommendations for the contact details of mailboxes/couriers. 

  • IF bidding from overseas please check first before you be as to whether we can pack and send item 


Payment can be made by using any of the following methods: -

1. Payment by cash, in person at our Head Office. 

2. We accept cheque payment but would need to clear the funds first before you can collect your purchased items. This can take up to 10 days.            

3. Via online Bank Transfer detailing - Your ref / Your name/ BACS payment in Pounds Sterling for total bid.
Full details from our Head Office    




The highlight of Westenhanger Auctioneers July 2015 sale was this stunning V12 2 + 2 series 3  E-Type Jaguar in Royal Blue. Having been owned by the client for the past 25 years and only covering under 50,000 miles from new this lot was sure to attract a huge amount of interest. 

After many viewings, and with interest from Holland, Australia, Belgium and all over the UK this classic beauty went under the hammer with Principal Auctioneer Michael Hogben conducting the sale. 

After a lengthy bidding frenzy between three phone bidders and bidding in the room the car sold to a collector for £37,000 plus 20% buyers premium. The owner was extremely pleased with the result, speaking after the sale he said "I'm so thrilled that the car has gone to someone who will get as much enjoyment from it as I have over the past two and a half decades. Michael and his team did such a great job at promoting the car, arranging viewings etc and I would highly recommend them to anyone who has a rare or classic vehicle to sell"

One of Kent's leading Fine Art & Antiques Auction & Valuation Houses

  • Making sure your lots go to the highest bidder 

Regular Auctions held on Sundays (forthcoming dates are shown on this website) 

  • Antiques and Collectibles
  • Interiors Auctions
  • Wines and Spirits  
  • Toys and Cameras 
  • Chinese and Japanese works of art  
  • Paintings and Prints
  • Gold and Silver 
  • Clocks and Watches 
Email: thehogbens@btinternet.com

Michael Hogben, our Head Valuer and Auctioneer, is available to offer free valuations for sale by auction on weekdays between 9.30am and 3.30pm at our Head Office, oto receive Lots for our forthcoming sales. If you are unable to bring the items to us due to their size, or the volume of items, we are happy to arrange a FREE home appointment. Alternatively,  certain valuations can be undertaken using photographs sent by post or email.

If your item requires specialist knowledge or research we have a wide network of specialists we can consult, which ensures the item is given the best chance of reaching its optimum price. Please contact us today to arrange a house contents valuation.

Westenhanger Auctions and Michael Hogben offer a quick and thorough valuation service for the purpose of Probate and Inheritance Tax with a sensitive approach. Liaising directly with Executors, or Solicitors, we provide professional, comprehensive valuations to ameliorate the Probate process. The Company works with a number of local Solicitors and undertakes an increasing amount of work for private individuals who are Executors. This situation can frequently cause issues within a family, or other interested parties, and can so often be resolved by the advice of a professional Valuer. Whether is a complete house clearance, or merely to look at a couple of items such as jewellery or a painting, our visit is FREE.

Please contact us to arrange an appointment  0777 999 5117  or 01303 813545

We can also provide other valuations for situations such as Probate  Family Division or sales by Private Treaty, and Insurance Valuations

Pre sale cash advance on certain Lots 

It happens to us all at some stage - we don't quite budget our income as well as we should, and then find ourselves short of cash. There may still be payments due to come out of a bank account or a special occasion is around the corner. With a cash advance we can put all these worries to one side and make those necessary payments and special purchases. Advance payments can be made on gold, jewellery and silver, and up to 40% on other selected Lots. 

A pre-sale advance is a quick solution to a short term financial crisis.

House Clearance

Hot Line 07779 995117 
10.00am until 5.00pm on Monday to Saturday

Clearing a property can be an exhausting and stressful experience. We can provide valuations for auction followed by a full house clearance. It can be surprising what items are saleable, and, having a valuer visit the premises to list the items of value allows family members and interested parties to make decisions about what items to sell or keep. Once items have been consigned for auction we are able to offer a full clearance service leaving the property empty, swept and hoovered and ready for Estate Agents, or the next occupants.
Please contact us for further information, advice or to make an appointment for a no obligation valuation.


Sold for £1200

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