02 May 2016

 
  

April 26, 2016 - Filed under: Auctions — David

A rare 16th-Century Bible surprised auctioneers when it sold for five times the original estimate.

The book, dating back to 1579, was (more…)

April 19, 2016 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A rare bronze statue of the childhood favourite Peter Pan has sold at an auction in Edinburgh for twice its (more…)

April 12, 2016 - Filed under: Antique Toys — David

The owner of an antique Alfa Romeo toy car was left in shock following its sale for an eye-watering £13,640 at an auction on (more…)

April 6, 2016 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — Harriet

Football fans around the country may have been interested in a recent episode of BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, as the (more…)

March 28, 2016 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

A 16th century bible, thought to have been owned by the High Sheriff of Elizabeth I, is due to be auctioned by Moore Allen & Innocent in April.

The Elizabethan bible is consists of five volumes, and is inscribed in the first with (more…)

March 21, 2016 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

According to research conducted by Direct Line, one person in six has donated an item to charity or a friend, only to discover later on that it was valuable.

Millions of people are (more…)

March 14, 2016 - Filed under: Antique Cabinets — Harriet

A female bargain hunter has recently celebrated her good fortunes, after selling a 16th century statue of a goddess, making a huge profit in the process.

The woman, who has remained anonymous, discovered a (more…)

March 7, 2016 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

An auctioneer in Honiton has identified a mysterious object as being a Chinese inkstone, thought to date back as early as 200BC.

A man from Devon had been given the artefact by (more…)

February 29, 2016 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

A Nottingham man is living very happily in a home reminiscent of the 1920s, complete with Victorian grocers and (more…)

February 22, 2016 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

A Rolex watch that had been purchased during World War II fetched more than double its valuation, perhaps thanks to a (more…)

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