The leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has donated a piece of holy headgear, which will be auctioned in December.
The skullcap will be sold by Bukowskis, a Scandinavian (more…)
Rare surveyors’ instruments from the 19th Century are on display in Geneva, Switzerland, which may be of interest to anyone who is in the profession and wants to learn more about the history of the tools.
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The estimated price of a pilot helmet from a Star Wars film recently surprised the presenter of BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.
Fiona Bruce appeared shocked when she discovered (more…)
The facial hair of a man who is reportedly one of the most violent prisoners in the UK has recently been auctioned off for £100.
It was part of a collection by (more…)
A vase that had been purchased at a car boot sale for just £18 has delighted its owner by turning out to be worth far more than expected (more…)
A recent episode of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow featured a piece of special interest to football fans: a silver claret jug which is believed to be the first football trophy in the world. (more…)
A collection of almost 100 naval instruments and barometers has surprised many at a sale in Norfolk.
The antique devices, which were being auctioned at (more…)
A painting that had been purchased for £100 last year was discovered to be a unique example of an artist’s work, which had previously been undiscovered by art historians.
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Antiques Roadshow experts were amazed to be presented with a silver cup belonging to a charity in London that offers help to Scottish people. Expert Alastair Dickenson said that the cup was “the find of the year”.
The Loving Cup had been (more…)
A number of outfits purchased from a clothing store launched by the Beatles have turned up at the filming of Antiques Roadshow in Chicago. The clothes will be auctioned in Manhattan in November.
The outfits were purchased in 1968 by (more…)