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August 19, 2020

This marvelous silver watch is due to go to auction on the 28th August in Germany. 

Pocket watch, Matthew Murch, Honiton (England), around 1840. 925 / silver, total weight approx. 110.1 g; smooth silver case with 2 hinged lids, fold-out gold-plated movement with key win...

July 18, 2018

This grand old man is about to go under the hammer.  The lovely longcase clock, with a 27cm brass dial is signed Jerum Murch, Honiton.  It has a silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals with a calendar aperture to the centre.  It is fitted with an eight day movement i...

June 30, 2018

We have seen some beautiful Murch items come up for auction this year and this is up there at the top of my wish list.  Coming up for auction today is a 19th Century naval officer's sword and brass mounted leather scabbard by E Murch of Kings Street Devonport with ray...

June 30, 2018

Coming up for auction in Ireland on the 4th of July is a Murch bucket, made in Glastonbury.  Who would have thought that a bucket could be so interesting!  This steel, traditionally shaped bucket was probably made in the late 19th/very early 20th century and has possib...

June 19, 2018

In the last few years DNA research and testing has become commonplace with Ancestry and various other research sites offering DNA tests in order to track and trace ancestors and possible relatives.  In an attempt to try to marry up the research into the Murch history a...

May 7, 2018


A rare Exeter George Ist tapering chocolate pot with hinged top and crested side is coming up for auction at Whittons Auctioneers on 24/25th May.

Marked to lid and base and made in 1725 by John Murch I of Tiverton, this wonderful chocolate pot is estimated at £5000 -...

April 26, 2018

In 1917 a momentous occasion was delayed by a Private Murch who in great style declared “I don’t want Jerusalem!”

General Edmund Allenby, commander of the British Egyptian Expeditionary Force, entered Jerusalem two days after Turkish forces occupying the city had raised...

April 18, 2018

Another important Murch medal comes up for auction shortly with Dix Noonan Webb auctioneers of London. The auction takes place on the 9th/10th May and this wonderful medal will interest any Murch's who take an interest in the heroic exploits of the Murch clan.  William...

January 23, 2018

On the 26th of January a remarkable piece of Murch Silver comes up for auction in London estimated at a value of £3-5,000. The description on Elmwoods Auctioneers website reads:

A rare antique George I Provincial West Country Sterling Silver coffee pot by John Murch I o...

November 4, 2017

Another piece of Murch history is coming up for auction. This time WW2 medals for Derrick C Murch.

This is a British Empire Medal (Mily), awarded to S/Sgt D. C. Murch R.E.M.E. attached to the Royal Artillery R.E.M.E

The medal, on a brooch pin is to be sold with 27 origin...

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