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August 1, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Toys — Mark

Various childhood memories have been put on public display at Buckingham Palace, including photographs, toys, journals, and gifts to the Royal children.

One interesting item is a photograph that features (more…)

July 31, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

A wealthy man from Shanghai has shocked a number of people in China by drinking tea from a rare antique ‘chicken cup’.

Chinese social websites have been inundated with (more…)

July 30, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — David

A famous auction house and a well-known online retailer are joining forces to expand the reach of the auctioneers.

Among the categories that will be auctioned in live online sales for (more…)

July 29, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

An American historical society is celebrating after finally raising sufficient funds to purchase a rare bill of sale detailing the transaction for a young boy to be used as a slave.

The document was bought from an (more…)

July 28, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

A number of rare postcards and letters written by Samuel Beckett were among the items being sold at auction by Sotheby’s recently.

The sale of rare manuscripts and books also included (more…)

July 26, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — David

Docents working in a historic house in Fremont, San Francisco, recently discovered a hidden secret in the attic of the property.

The find, a valuable painting by (more…)

July 25, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

Auctioneers were left baffled when they tried to place a value on a rare 2p coin that is silver in appearance, rather than copper.

Charterhouse auctioneers admitted that (more…)

July 24, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

A collection of unique gambling machines from William F. Harrah are to be auctioned later on this year in Las Vegas.

Although the live auction will feature (more…)

July 23, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — Richard

The Antiques Roadshow recently filmed at the Derby Roundhouse, inviting people from the area to bring along their treasures.

The day itself revealed a number of items that had (more…)

July 22, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

A fan of two antique hunters has recently been able to purchase a rare image of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, thanks to a collaboration with them and other members of their family.

Brian and Keith Collins believe that (more…)

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