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Top Trumps: Record made for signature bottle of whisky at McTear's Auctioneers, Glasgow

Top Trumps: Record made for signature bottle of whisky at McTear's Auctioneers, Glasgow

Thursday, 2 February 2017

The GlenDronach distillery, established in 1826 and located by Huntly, is instantly recognisable due to its use of the finest hand selected sherry casks from Spain. It has a rich history and still produces this spirit of traditional methods. After be... View Blog
Pass the Picasso: Iconic Picasso plate goes under the hammer at McTear's, Glasgow

Pass the Picasso: Iconic Picasso plate goes under the hammer at McTear's, Glasgow

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Over the course of his long career, Picasso began to design ceramic editions between 1947 and 1971, resulting in 633 different editions. In the early stages of this design process, he produced practical objects such as plates and bowls, but later tur... View Blog
Scottish Valuation Day with Natasha

Scottish Valuation Day with Natasha

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Friday 10th February 2017, 9am-4pm BBC Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip regular Natasha Raskin welcomes you to McTear’s for a complimentary valuation of all things Scottish! If you have a piece of Scottish silver, ceramic, pottery, jew... View Blog
McTear's Festive Opening Times

McTear's Festive Opening Times

Saturday, 10 December 2016

 McTear's Festive Opening Times McTear’s will close on Wednesday 21st December 5pm and will be open as follows over the festive period: Wednesday 28th December 10am - 3pm Thursday 29th December 10am - 3pm Friday 30th December 10am - ... View Blog
Musical Instruments Hitting the Right Notes at Auction at McTear's in Glasgow

Musical Instruments Hitting the Right Notes at Auction at McTear's in Glasgow

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Lot 33, a fine early 20th century Italian violin, surpassed its estimate of £300-500 in the saleroom during The Clocks, Scientific and Musical Instruments Auction, held 8th December. Bearing the label 'Liuteria Classica Napoletana diretta dal ... View Blog
McTear's Jewellery Auction, Glasgow: Diamonds, Sapphires and More, Selling to the World

McTear's Jewellery Auction, Glasgow: Diamonds, Sapphires and More, Selling to the World

Monday, 21 November 2016

 The Jewellery Auction that took place on Sunday 20th November was another huge success with many items selling for triple their estimate. The auctioneers sold to a packed room of bidders with others competing on the fully booked telephone lines... View Blog
McTear's Gift Collection 2016!

McTear's Gift Collection 2016!

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

 Last Christmas Glasgow Women’s Aid was overwhelmed by the wonderful donations of toys and gifts from McTear’s customers and staff. We know that many women and children in Glasgow had a happy and memorable Christmas thanks to these d... View Blog
Natasha Raskin Welcomes You - Valuation Day at McTear's, Monday 31st October

Natasha Raskin Welcomes You - Valuation Day at McTear's, Monday 31st October

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

You are invited to attend McTear’s for free of charge, no obligation valuations of jewellery, watches, coins, clocks, ceramics, Asian works of art, glass, furniture, works of art, pictures, whisky and wine on Monday 31st October. BBC Bargain Hu... View Blog
Hammer Highlights- September 2016 Jewellery Auction, McTear's Glasgow

Hammer Highlights- September 2016 Jewellery Auction, McTear's Glasgow

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

 It was the catalogue cover lot in September’s Jewellery Auction that was the true star of the auction. The outstanding diamond and emerald brooch, lot 16, sold for £9000 to a telephone bidder. As ever the auction saw a diamond solit... View Blog
Omega Diamond Set Watch- McTear's Glasgow

Omega Diamond Set Watch- McTear's Glasgow

Friday, 9 September 2016

It is estimated that over two thirds of the world’s population are aware of the Omega brand. With a one hundred and sixty year history and still thriving as one of the world’s most successful timepiece manufacturers, Omega watches are mor... View Blog


Upcoming Auctions



The Coins & Banknotes Auction
21 February 2017
McTear's has experienced Coin Specialists who will advise you and value your items. There is no ...


The Watches Auction
21 February 2017
McTear’s is the only auction house in Scotland to host an auction dedicated to Watches every s...


The Rare & Collectable Whisky Auction
24 February 2017
No other auction house in the world auctions Whisky as frequently as McTear’s. With a dedicate...


The Islay Whisky Auction
24 February 2017
McTear's are delighted to introduce the first of a series of 'specialist' live whisky auctions, whic...


The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction
26 February 2017
An exceptional collection of paintings by artists including Jack Morrocco, Catriona Millar, Mitch Gr...


The Silver Auction
9 March 2017
 The Silver Auction at McTear’s, a six weekly live auction, has become a destination for ...


The Asian Works of Art Auction
9 March 2017
 An auction of Chinese, Japanese, Middle Eastern as well as Indian, African and other artworks,...


The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction
9 March 2017
McTear’s hold an unrivalled international auction of Ceramics & Glass every six weeks, pun...


The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction
10 March 2017
This ever-expanding dedicated auction brings together a selection of clocks and instruments of all t...


The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction
10 March 2017
McTear’s furniture and works of art auction brings together a range of furniture, toys, collec...


The Scottish Pictures Auction
15 March 2017
We are inviting entries for The Scottish Pictures Auction if you have high quality Scottish painting...


The Jewellery Auction
2 April 2017
McTear's Jewellery auctions present over 300 lots of fine and rare Jewellery for auction every five ...


British & International Pictures
26 April 2017
A dynamic and diverse collection of high quality paintings from home and abroad. If you have high...

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