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Webb's Auctions Acquires Bowerbank Ninow

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:16 pm | Webbs

Webb’s, New Zealand’s longest running multi-departmental auction house, acquires ownership of Auckland-based gallery and auction house Bowerbank Ninow More >>

Sales Top $1 million in Classic Car Auction

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 3:29 pm | Webbs

On Sunday the 17 March, Auckland based auction house Webb’s offered one of the most distinguished personal collections of Classic Cars to be auctioned in New Zealand. With more than four hundred spectators and bidders in the room, telephone bidders ... More >>

New Era for Webb’s Underway with NZ Owners at the Helm

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 3:00 pm | Webbs

It is with great pride we announce Webb’s, New Zealand’s premier multi-department auction house for more than 40 years, has been purchased by Aucklanders Bruce Qin and Ewen Mackenzie-Bowie. More >>

Art Incubates Life for Sir Ray Avery's Lifepod Incubator

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 11:32 am | Webbs

Art Auction Going Global to Raise Funds for Sir Ray Avery’s Miracle Lifepod Incubator More >>

A2 Art: Final Call

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 7:51 pm | Webbs

Final entries are now invited for Webb’s first A2 sale for 2014, which will present works with values between $1,000 and $20,000. More >>

Webb's Modern Design in partnership with Mr Bigglesworthy

Friday, 16 March 2012, 1:25 pm | Webbs

This year will see the debut of Webb’s partnership with Mr Bigglesworthy to present stand-alone sales of modern design with a particular focus on World War II era through to the 1970's. More >>

Significant Chinese artist exhibits for the first time in NZ

Monday, 7 November 2011, 1:01 pm | Webbs

Currently on view at Webb's is an exhibition of photographic work by Zhang Xianyong. Xianyong belongs to a new generation of young Chinese photographers who engage with both traditional Chinese storytelling and Western modes of representation. His works ... More >>

Rare 1903 Gold Rugby Union Medallion Up For Auction

Monday, 3 October 2011, 2:22 pm | Webbs

This Thursday Webb’s Auction House will be filled with rugby fans eager to take home some rare and significant souvenir items ranging from early rugby jerseys, caps, programmes, photo albums and books. Gaining significant attention already is a 1903 ... More >>

Life-Long Rugby Fan’s Collection Goes Up For Auction

Thursday, 22 September 2011, 3:07 pm | Webbs

Over 1000 items amassed by a life-long rugby fan, Des Johnson (died 1995) are currently on view at Webb’s. Des Johnson was a well-known and liked in the rugby world. He was an avid player in his youth, but later turned to less-injurious refereeing. More >>

Investors gravitate to cultural investment opportunities

Friday, 12 August 2011, 8:22 pm | Webbs

Investors gravitate to cultural investment opportunities during a week of financial turmoil webb's auction report More >>

Scots College Art Auction

Thursday, 23 June 2011, 3:14 pm | Webbs

Art collectors and forty of New Zealand's leading contemporary artists, have generously donated over 60 artworks to the Scots College Art Auction to help raise funds for the new Creative and Performing Arts Centre currently under construction at the school. ... More >>

New Zealand Record Price For A Diamond

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 6:20 pm | Webbs

At the fine jewellery sale at Webb’s on Wednesday 20th April a rare 4.85ct solitaire diamond made a record price for a piece of jewellery at auction in NZ selling for $229,000* The previous record was also set by Webb’s for a pink diamond at $171,150. More >>

Webb's Fine Wine Auction raises $47,000 for Christchurch

Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 12:04 pm | Webbs

Simon Ward, Head of the Fine Wine Department at Webb's invited New Zealand wine producers to donate wines for the 28 March auction. The response was outstanding, with over 100 lots donated and the majority of these wines coming from an association of wineries ... More >>

Overwhelming Donation Response!

Monday, 28 March 2011, 12:19 pm | Webbs

Overwhelming Donation Response! Webb's Wine Auction - Raising funds for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal. To assist with the nation wide fund raising appeal for Christchurch, Simon Ward, Head of the Fine Wine Department invited New Zealand wine producers to ... More >>

Webb's Set Record With Million Dollar Ferrari

Friday, 25 March 2011, 11:37 am | Webbs

The opportunity to acquire both road and race cars sourced from the finest collections in New Zealand, attracted over 400 people to Webb's Important Cars and Classic Motorcycle auction, held at Shed Five on Tuesday evening. Several telephone bidders both nationally ... More >>

NZ Postcard Collection Sells for $28,750

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 4:02 pm | Webbs

A significant collection of early New Zealand postcards focusing on early New Zealand’s transport and the locations they connected was offered at Webb’s Auction House today and sold for $28,750 to a private buyer. More >>

New York Dealer Chooses Webb’s

Tuesday, 2 November 2010, 12:50 pm | Webbs

Items from the collection of one of the most venerated and knowledgeable African art dealers Merton D. Simpson, will be included in Webb’s Oceanic and African art auction to be held on 11 November 2010. http://www.webbs.co.nz/auction/oceanic-african-art More >>

Webb's shares its passion for things well made

Thursday, 23 September 2010, 9:14 am | Webbs

The market leader in the sale of collectors' motorcycles in Australasia, Webb's is the largest auction house in New Zealand to hold auctions of important motorcycles. Catering to both local and global demand for superior motorcycles, Webb's consistently ... More >>

Webb’s September Sales Begin

Saturday, 18 September 2010, 12:02 pm | Webbs

New Zealand’s Premier Auction House is gearing up for the first week of the well anticipated suite of September sales beginning Monday 20th. This annual sale reaches across the collecting genres, with an excellent offering of contemporary art, photography ... More >>

Absolute Rarities & Private Curiosities

Tuesday, 7 September 2010, 10:52 am | Webbs

A rare manuscript diary from the New Zealand Wars period will be put to auction at Webb's on Wednesday 8 September. The untapped text provides a fascinating insight into the life of a young Auckland Volunteer soldier. The author is William Henry ... More >>

 

 

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