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Most Expensive Feather - Extinct Huia Feather Sells For $46,521 At Webb's Auction

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 4:44 pm | Webb's

A single feather from a huia bird — an avian extinct since the early 1900s — has sold at Webb’s Auction House for $46,521.50, breaking the previous world record by 450%. More >>

Blue-chip Bill. Major Hammond Works To Be Auctioned Amidst Booming Market

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 6:24 pm | Webb's

Bill Hammond is one of New Zealand’s greatest ever artists. His work is held in every major public collection in the country, and is widely coveted by private collectors. The market for his work has been strong for decades, though in recent years, it has ... More >>

Webb’s Hotly Contested Material Culture Auction Sets International Record

Friday, 4 February 2022, 10:41 am | Webb's

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2202/1c797f33556d4be64901.jpeg" width="720" height="720"> Webb’s held an auction of Material Culture this week. The sale of a complete set of Cook's voyages in first ... More >>

Complete Set Of Cook’s Voyages In First Editions To Sell At Auction

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 6:26 pm | Webb's

A Complete Set of the Three Official Publications of Cook’s Voyages in First Editions, published between 1773 and 1784. Price estimate $50,000 - $80,000 “James Cook’s Pacific voyages were deeply significant to the history of New Zealand, the Cook Islands, ... More >>

The Fairfax Archives: Stop the Tour!

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 12:53 pm | Webb's

“ The Fairfax Archives: Stop the Tour chronicles the most socially polarised moment in Aotearoa’s history. This archive holds hudreds of photographs of the infamous Springbok tour of 1981, and the widespread social unrest that broke out across the ... More >>

Banksy Sale To Raise Funds For Kids With Parents Behind Bars

Saturday, 7 August 2021, 5:08 pm | Webb's

Banksy, Jack & Jill, 2005, screenprint on paper, 108/350 EST $150,000 - $250,000 On Monday evening Aucklands largest auction house Webb’s will host their premiere art auction, the sale includes one particular work that tells a story of ... More >>

POSTPONED - $4Million Classic Car Collection Comes Under The Hammer

Wednesday, 23 June 2021, 5:54 am | Webb's

It is with much regret that Webb’s Auction House must announce that we have been forced to postpone the highly anticipated June Collectors’ Cars, Motorcycles & Automobilia Auction that was due to take place this Sunday 27th June at ASB showgrounds. ... More >>

Farewelling John Perry, “the OG Full Tilt Boogie Kinda Guy”

Friday, 18 June 2021, 11:47 am | Webb's

Antique Dealer - artist - Museum Consultant & curator - obsessive collector - arts writer – Valuer specialising in amongst other things NZ folk art, ceramics, fine arts, ethnographica, oriental items, Man-made & natural curiosities, ... More >>

1.4 Million In Rare Vintage Watches, Gems, Jewels & Diamonds Go Under The Hammer At Webb’s Auction On Sunday

Saturday, 12 June 2021, 4:52 pm | Webb's

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo Wristwatch. Est $50,000 - $70,000. An auction event showcasing over 1.4 Million dollars in rare jewels, gems, diamonds and vintage watches is due to take place this Sunday by Auckland based auction house Webb’s. The 240 ... More >>

Hongi Hika’s Musket Expected To Reach $100,000 - $150,000 At Webb’s Auction

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 4:17 pm | Webb's

Hongi Hika's Royal Presentation Fowling Piece (EST . $100,000 - $150,000). An Extremely Rare Pounamu Breastplate Adornment (EST . $18,000 - $22,000). A Rare and Important Pākē (Rain Cape) (EST . $50,000 - $60,000). Webb’s are excited to launch their ... More >>

New Zealand From The Long White Clouds

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 5:39 pm | Webb's

“This was the first-time people where seeing their cities from the sky.” – Ben Erren Head of Decorative Arts, Webb’s Almost 200 rare and historically significant photographs showcasing New Zealand landscapes from the clouds go up for sale in a ... More >>

One Of The World’s Most Important Artworks Was Discovered In New Zealand. It Is Going Under The Hammer At Webb’s.

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 6:20 pm | Webb's

“Love can now be free, but to make it completely free it must be liberated from all sexual frustrations imposed by society.” – Yayoi Kusama An extremely rare artwork by Yayoi Kusama has been discovered in New Zealand. A second-hand collector ... More >>

Going, Going, Gone! The Most Important Record Of Our National Game Goes Under The Hammer

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 3:14 pm | Webb's

The 1924 Invincibles perform the Haka | 3 June 1925 | gelatin silver print 140 x 180mm EST. $500 - $1,000 While many assumed that 2020’s most important rugby event would be this month's Bledisloe tests, the launch of Webb’s latest auction is set ... More >>

Webb’s Art Auction Raises Over 1.4 Million Immediately After Lockdown

Tuesday, 8 September 2020, 9:21 am | Webb's

Lot 34. Tony Fomison. Watcher on the Shore. Estimate: $150,000 - $250,000. Price realised inc BP: $470,000. An auction of fine art held at New Zealand’s most established auction house this evening, generated in excess of 1.4 million dollars in sales. ... More >>

Webb’s set to sell work by bad boy Brit artist Damien Hirst

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 11:59 am | Webb's

Webb’s is pleased to offer the opportunity to acquire an iconic image of world famous ‘good guy’ of the cartoon world, Mickey Mouse, by the world famous ‘bad boy’ of British art, Damien Hirst. More >>

The Estate of Miss Crabb

Monday, 26 August 2019, 12:07 pm | Webb's

(21 August 2019, New Zealand) On Wednesday 4 September, Auckland based auction house Webb’s will offer the final Estate of Miss Crabb, as the iconic fashion house closes its doors for the last time. Going under the hammer will be archive garment pieces ... More >>

Important Prestige Classic Car Collection to be Auctioned

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 3:02 pm | Webb's

(8th August 2019, New Zealand) Auckland based auction house Webb’s will offer one of the most distinguished personal collection of Classic Cars to be auctioned in New Zealand, Webb’s auction house will host Collectors’ Cars Featuring the First ... More >>

A2 Art - Final call for entries

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 5:04 pm | Webb's

Final entries are invited for our last A2 Art sale of 2014, which is due to take place on the 25th September. Entries close on Wednesday 27 August 2014. More >>

A3 Art Auction - 20/8/14

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:12 pm | Webb's

This auction presents over 300 lots of contemporary, modern and historic New Zealand art. All of the works are valued at under $1,000 and many are to be sold without reserve. Tomorrow’s sale is an excellent opportunity to acquire entry-level works ... More >>

NZ Winemaker Opens His Cellar For Auction

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:26 am | Webb's

NZ Winemaker Opens His Cellar For Auction To Reveal Local Vintages of 50 - 100 Years Old More >>





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