Auctioneers that visited a home in Wiltshire, that belonged to an elderly lady that had died, were shocked to discover a collection of antique jewellery next to a joint of meat in a chest freezer.
The lady had collected jewellery since (more…)
According to art and antique dealer, Adrian Pett in an interview that appeared in inews, investing in antiques to make money is not easy.
Pett explained that high valuations seen on (more…)
A recent survey asked people about their attitudes to buying a range of household items and found that nearly half of respondents were unaware that purchasing second hand or antique furniture was greener than buying new.
Over 1.6 million tonnes of (more…)
The October 2019 Decorex exhibition in London featured a VIP lounge that was designed as a sustainable space that featured antique furniture.
Decorex is an annual show where interior designers go to (more…)
Airbnb is a popular way to find accommodation for a holiday or weekend break. There are some unusual Airbnb places to stay in, including ones that feature antique furniture.
In Dover, you can stay in the grounds of (more…)
The author of the Sherlock Holmes stories, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s portable desk is for sale. (more…)
A brewery manager has paid a record price of £2,250 for two cans of beer that were brewed before the beginning of the Second World War.
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LAPADA is the largest association of art and antique dealers in the world and the organisation recently celebrated its 45th anniversary.
It celebrated reaching this milestone at (more…)
Irish antique dealers are seeking a VAT tax exemption on the grounds that they are a green business which is good for the environment.
The Irish Antiques Dealers Association (Iada) wants (more…)
Following a previous sale, singer Rod Stewart has announced that he is selling another 20 items from his antique collection at an auction this week.
In 2018, he sold 35 items from his (more…)