A chair made for one of the characters in the film Oliver!, that later found a new purpose as a cat bed, has been valued as high as £6,000 by an expert on the (more…)
Leicester Cathedral removed several huge antique oak seats so that the remains of King Richard III could be buried in the cathedral. They were sold to Cyril Naylor from Leicester who kept them in storage for 18 months but is now selling them.
The seats are expected to sell for between (more…)
Antique dealer David Gray sold a chair that may have been made from wood from William Shakespeare’s mulberry tree.
The famous playwright probably planted a (more…)
The sale of a Victorian chair left an auctioneer in shock after it sold for much higher than the original estimate.
The auction house enjoyed a (more…)
Attendees at a Cotswolds auction were left amazed when a Wainscot chair sold for 20 times its original estimate.
On March 31 at Moore Allen & Innocent auction house in (more…)
Former rugby union player Martin Johnson made a lasting impression during his visit to Downing Street when he sat in a 200 year old chair and broke it.
According to a report in the Mirror, the former lock, weighing (more…)
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…)
Duke’s of Dorchester will be auctioning an antique chair today, which is believed to have connections to Napoleon Bonaparte.
The seat was originally made for (more…)
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…)
A piece of furniture has been designed specifically for the new Royal baby, His Royal Highness, Prince George.
The seat was unveiled during the preview of (more…)