11 November 2020
Mayfair auctioneers Dix Noonan Webb, the international coins, medals, banknotes and jewellery specialists, are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Bailey, FGA DGA, who joins the company as a Jewellery specialist, with principal responsibility for developing further UK and overseas business. Currently, DNW hold four specialist jewellery auctions a year, which include antiquarian, antique and modern diamond, pearl and gem set jewellery, wristwatches, pocket watches and associated ‘objects of vertu’.
Rachel is joining DNW, having previously worked at Bonhams auctioneers, bringing with her eight years of specialist jewellery experience, firstly at their Edinburgh branch, and later with their London jewellery departments at Knightsbridge and New Bond Street. She previously worked for a German auction house, and speaks fluent German.
CEO, Pierce Noonan, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Rachel to DNW and know that her excellent skills and experience will be hugely valuable in the continuing expansion of our Jewellery Department.”
Established in 1990, Dix Noonan Webb Ltd is the UK’s leading specialist auctioneers and valuers of banknotes, coins, tokens, medals and militaria staging regular auctions throughout the year. They expanded into the specialist fields of jewellery, watches and objects of vertu with the opening of the Jewellery department in November 2015, and in 2019, including ancient jewellery and antiquities, and are now one of the top Jewellery Auctioneers in Mayfair.
FORTHCOMING JEWELLERY SALES AT DIX NOONAN WEBB
November 24, 2020
March 16, 2021
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NOTES TO EDITORS:
Dix Noonan Webb – a brief history
In 1991, its first year of trading, the company held three medal auctions and sold 1,200 lots for a total hammer price of £553,000. Two years later it opened a coin department which also auctions commemorative medals and tokens and in 2015 DNW added jewellery to its sales calendar, it set up a stand alone banknotes department and expanded into premises next door.
In 2018 DNW achieved a total hammer price of £11,676,580 and the total number of lots across all departments was 20,273. To date the company has sold in excess of 300,000 lots totalling £155 million.
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