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June 30, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

A lamp used by Florence Nightingale has recently sold at auction for an amount that astounded both auctioneers and experts.

The 150-year-old lamp is (more…)

June 23, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — David

A collection of medals belonging to a wartime hero have recently been sold for more than twice their original sale estimate.

The commendations awarded to RAF Squadron Leader Joseph Berry had been (more…)

June 16, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques News,Auctions — Richard

A house record was recently achieved when a rare Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games torch was sold by sports specialist Graham Budd.

The Olympic torch was (more…)

June 10, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

Despite being in less than perfect condition, a ceramic female figurine has exceeded all expectations after it sold at auction for £1m following a bidding war among eager buyers.

According to the head of the Chinese Ceramics and (more…)

June 4, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

A keen eyed jeweller saved a valuable piece of jewellery from being sold as scrap, after realising that it could be extremely rare.

The pendant was originally discovered around 30 years ago in a garden in Buckinghamshire. However, its (more…)

May 28, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — David

The great-grandson of a mill manager in Russia was told that a pendant handed down to him was worth at least £5,000.

The great-grandson of John Bolton, who was also known as Ivan, had taken the jewellery along to (more…)

May 21, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — David

A number of Chinese antiques that were discovered at a house in Shropshire recently sold for three times their estimated value.

An ingot form box and cover dating to the Qing Dynasty was sold during Asian Art Week for (more…)

May 14, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

An antique sofa that could possibly be the largest made during the Victorian era is due to be auctioned later this month.

Measuring more than 14-feet long, the settee will be long enough to (more…)

May 8, 2015 - Filed under: Antique Desks — Richard

The desk and chair at which Charles Dickens produced some of his classic novels has been purchased by a museum.

The antique furniture was purchased by the London-based Charles Dickens Museum for a little over (more…)

April 30, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

Paul Atterbury, who regularly features on the Antiques Roadshow, recently hosted an event for Weymouth Lifeboat Station.

The fundraiser took place at Weymouth Pavilion on 16th April, where Atterbury delivered (more…)

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