Mayfair auctioneers Dix Noonan Webb, the international coins, medals, banknotes and jewellery specialists, are delighted to announce the appointment of Joanne Lewis, who joins the company as a Watch specialist. Currently, DNW hold four specialist Jewellery and Watches auctions a year, which include antiquarian, antique and modern diamond, pearl and gem set jewellery, wristwatches, pocket watches and associated ‘objects of vertu.’

Joanne has over 20 years’ experience working for the leading London auction houses, latterly working for Sotheby’s in New Bond Street. She joined Sotheby’s in 2004 as a watch cataloguer, and by 2010 was Deputy Director and Head of the Watch Department. 

Joanne had the opportunity to work on many important horological collections during her time at Sotheby’s, one of the highlights being the sale of the 
George Daniels Horological Collection which included the exceptionally rare Space Travellers watch. Joanne is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and a member of the Antiquarian Horological Society.

CEO, Pierce Noonan, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Joanne to DNW where her wealth of experience will be an invaluable asset 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.

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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, however 30 years later, DNW is established as the premier medal auctioneer worldwide. Two years later, in 1993, it opened a coin department which also auctions commemorative medals and tokens. In 2015 DNW added jewellery to its sales calendar as well as setting up a stand alone banknotes department and expanding into premises next door.

In 2020 DNW achieved a total hammer price of £14,256,060 and the total number of lots sold across all departments was 24,400. To date the company has sold in excess of 350,000 lots totalling over £200 million.

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April 2021