24 Nov 2014


November 24, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

The very first Batmobile is due to be sold at a US auction later this year.

The officially licensed 1963 car will be (more…)

November 22, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Toys — Harriet

American train and antique toy enthusiasts will be queuing up at the New York Historical Society over the festive period for a unique exhibition.

Collectors, train fans, kids and parents are (more…)

November 21, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

An American lady who had attended a charity event at the Ambulance Building in Sparta, New Jersey, was surprised to discover that a ring she had inherited was worth $25,000 (£16,000).

The fundraising event was held by (more…)

November 20, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

A man in the US recently purchased an antique bureau, which surprisingly revealed a piece of family history.

Unknown to the purchaser, the piece of furniture had a newspaper article inside (more…)

November 19, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A medal lost during a trip to Brighton in 1938 has surfaced on eBay 76 years later.

The piece had been carried by (more…)

November 18, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

A bible that had been missing for more than 40 years, has been returned to its rightful home thanks to the keen eye of a charity shop customer.

The bible, dating back to 1574, was (more…)

November 17, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

Two books with links to Suffolk were recently sold at a Sotheby’s auction in London for a combined total of £257,000. The rare items are the work of Lawrence of Arabia and Mark Catesby, both from the Suffolk region.

The Natural History of (more…)

November 15, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Toys — Harriet

A collection of stuffed toys is expected to raise over £100,000 at auction in December.

The ‘hug’ of over 30 teddy bears belongs to (more…)

November 14, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Mark

A West Lancashire auction house has called for local people to search their homes for antique lambing chairs, following the recent sale of a rare piece.

Silverwood auctioneers issued a plea for (more…)

November 13, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Beds — Richard

A rare rice bed has recently sold at auction for $45,000 (£28,000), with another $8,000 (£5,000) for tax and buyer’s premium on top.

According to the antiques dealer who (more…)

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