Antique dealer, Alexander Archbold bought an almost derelict house in Alberta, Canada that used to belong to a hoarder who had left thousands of items in the house and is set to make hundreds of thousands of dollars from it.
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A rare Tiffany ‘Pond Lily’ lampshade was taken to a free valuation event held at retirement home Gifford Lea in Tattenhall near Chester. The valuation was hosted by celebrity antique experts, Timothy Midhurst and Christian Trevanion.
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Winston Churchill’s cigar and hat were found in a rubbish dump by David Rose, who works at the dump. He brought them to be valued at the BBC One programme Antiques Roadshow.
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Claire Ripsteen and Eric McBride recently got married at Big Daddy’s in Los Angeles, which is both an antique shop and a wedding venue.
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A chair made for one of the characters in the film Oliver!, that later found a new purpose as a cat bed, has been valued as high as £6,000 by an expert on the (more…)
A Leeds-based barber recently brought some chairs to be valued on the Antiques Roadshow at Piece Hall in Halifax that were originally located at Elland Road stadium.
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Most DJ’s play digital music stored on a computer, with some genres being well known for using technology. However, one enterprising DJ in Austin, Texas calls herself an antique DJ.
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In the winter, there are normally few tourists who visit the Cornwall seaside town of Penzance. However, over the last few years, visitors have increased and this has been caused by more international tourists coming to Penzance to buy antiques.
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Artist Mario Klingemann has combined artificial intelligence (AI) and antiques to create an artwork with an estimated value between $38,000 and $51,000.
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Elizabeth Birdthistle, writing in the Irish Times, has said that one way to reduce a household’s carbon footprint is to purchase antique furniture instead of new. (more…)