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January 30, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

A silver-plated wine cooler that had been awarded to two American bomber crews during the Second World War has been discovered in an antiques shop in Edinburgh.

Over 70 years after the trophy was awarded for bravery, the search is now on to (more…)

January 29, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

A US estate auction that will commence in a few days will have a variety of rare antiques, with over 500 lots to bid for.

According to John Fontaine from Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Massachusetts, there will be plenty of (more…)

January 28, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

A one-sheet poster made for the film ‘London After Midnight’ has been sold for a record-breaking sum.

The poster is believed to be the only remaining copy and so is highly sought after, especially as (more…)

January 27, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

Work by a number of Yorkshire artists was displayed at the Harrogate Antiques and Fine Art Fair recently.

Among the antiques and collectibles, visitors discovered jewellery, fine art and (more…)

January 26, 2015 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A number of vintage comic books from WWII have recently been sold at auction in Tayside for a far higher figure than the auctioneers had estimated.

News of the comics had spread rapidly, thanks to (more…)

January 24, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — David

An atlas discovered by the Manchester Astronomical Society has been valued by antiques experts for a new television programme, which will be aired later this year.

The rare book of sky charts was found by members of the society at (more…)

January 23, 2015 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Richard

A newly opened business in Dover, New Hampshire, is offering all of the services that you would have expected to receive from a 1950s barber, including shoe shines and hot towel shaves.

American Josh Hynes recently opened the Best of Times Barber Shop, following the (more…)

January 22, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

A popular American antiques event, which features some of the most exceptional items and art, is taking place for its 61st year.

The Winter Antiques Show features 73 experts in (more…)

January 21, 2015 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

An American woman and her daughter were delighted to discover that a couple of plates that they had brought along to an appraisal were in fact made of 19th-century china.

Patricia Maiure and her daughter Deborah Di Domenico, from Poughkeepsie, New York, had (more…)

January 20, 2015 - Filed under: Antique Toys — Richard

The yearly Lethbridge Antique & Toy Show & Sale recently held its six event, with a larger attendance than ever before.

The Main Pavilion of Lethbridge’s Exhibition Park was packed full of (more…)

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