The Herman Wilkinson Auction Rooms on Lower Rathmines Road has been under present management for over 25 years.
The last of the traditional Auction Rooms, with a wide variety of specialist auctions in addition to Dublin's most famous weekly household and furniture auction, these rooms have been continuously a feature of the Dublin commercial landscape since 1928. Because of our longstanding reputation for integrity, professionalism, quality and value, vendors are attracted from all over the country and offer an unrivalled selection of quality furniture, garden tools and machinery, indeed everything you need to equip and furnish your home to a high standard at prices that are often a fraction of the retail price for equivalent items. Between 80 and 90 auctions every year. The Herman Wilkinson Auction Rooms are particularly attractive to young people furnishing a first home. In such cases the opportunity to find high quality almost new furniture or something adequate to serve as a temporary solution at very attractive prices is very important. A range of specialist auctions held throughout the year means that whether you are seeking bargains in fine art, jewellery, collectors' items, office furniture or high quality oriental rugs, the Herman Wilkinson Auction Rooms have something that's right for you! 2,000 items in approximately 600 lots are sold at the Thursday Auction. Because of the importance of getting exactly what you want and having a good idea of what you should expect to pay for it, it is strongly recommended that you view the goods on Wednesday afternoon. In the event that you cannot attend the auction next morning, you can leave a proxy bid with us and we will bid on your behalf. Having secured the items you wish to buy at auction, you may collect your purchases on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning. If required, delivery can be arranged. Jewellery Frequency: approx. monthly Viewing: Wednesday 1.00pm to 6.00pm At the Herman Wilkinson Pawnbroker's Jewellery Auction you will find a large selection of gold items - some 150 lots, and a small number of silver items. These are unredeemed pledges being cleared by Dublin pawnbrokers and for the purchaser, there is excellent value available at every auction. In addition to the jewellery on display, there are usually c.50 other lots of what we call 'oddments' - other unredeemed items which may be as varied as power tools, stereo equipment or other useful and often valuable household items or equipment. The Swan Hall - Fine Art Day/Time: Thursday morning commencing 10.00am Frequency: approx. 6 weekly Viewing: Tuesday 2.00pm to 5.00pm Wednesday 10.00am to 9.00pm The Swan Hall - Dedicated to the auction of Fine Arts & Antiques Fine Arts Auction Hall ' SWAN HALL' This new renovated and magnificent 1920's art deco building, centrally heated with all conveniences has been renovated and finished to the very highest standards. This impressive hall, with an abundance of natural light, incorporates many of the original architectural features and is an ideal venue for the auctioning of high quality antiques, fine art and works of art. The Herman & Wilkinson Fine Arts auction takes place every six weeks and offers purchasers and buyers an excellent selection of antiques and collectables under all categories. Oriental Carpet Auctions In addition to services to specialist collectors of coins, stamps and ephemera we host, in conjunction with international colleagues Bickenstaff & Knowles, specialist Oriental and Persian carpet auctions. These auctions, held once or twice annually, take place in the saleroom and are comprised of some of the best examples of handmade carpets and rugs available on the market.