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Documents, Letters, Photographs, Ephemera

We buy and sell documents, letters, photographs and ephemera relating to all parts of the United Kingdom. 


If you have a collection that falls into the following categories that you would like to sell outright or on a consignment or agency basis please get in touch by phone 9 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday or send an email to with an outline of what you have.


1. Documents including deeds, abstracts, wills, other legal documents, maps and plans dating from 16th to 19th centuries. We occasionally take more recent items if they are of particular interest.


2. Letters from the 16th to 19th centuries including entire letters (letter and address on same sheet of paper) and letters within wrappers or envelopes. We sometimes take wrappers / envelopes without letters but only if they have particularly interesting cancellation / postmarks etc.

3. Photographs dating from 1840s to 1890s including cartes-de-visite and cabinet cards. 


4. Ephemera including receipts, invoices, diaries, ledgers, cheques, playbills, etc from 16th to 19th centuries. Early to mid-20th century items may be considered if of particular interest. 


Please note we are likely to offer consignment or agency terms for high value items. Condition, rarity and desirability will affect the price we pay for collections purchased outright.