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January 15, 2015 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Richard

An American time capsule that had been buried in 1795 has recently been opened to reveal a host of intriguing items from that year.

The time capsule was excavated in December, 2014, from (more…)

July 9, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Richard

An antique box that remains a puzzle to experts has attracted lots of attention from bidders in China, inflating its final auction price.

The Chinese box was included in (more…)

February 12, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Richard

Members of the public will be able to finally view the antique treasures on display inside Trinity House, as it celebrates its 500th anniversary in May.

In 1514, a Royal Charter was granted by King Henry VIII to a group of mariners so that they could (more…)

December 5, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Harriet

Following the sale of the Sise Inn in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a collection of antiques will be sold at (more…)

November 28, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Richard

An antiques store in Marblehead, Massachusetts, will be closing its doors after 114 years of (more…)

November 6, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Harriet

A newspaper dating back to the 18th Century has been discovered by a woman in Bournemouth, who was shredding old bank papers that were stored in her home in (more…)

July 15, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Richard

A rare Japanese antique chest has been sold at auction for £6.3 million after being used by a French engineer as a drinks cabinet and (more…)

June 1, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Richard

David Harper, who is recognised for his appearances on Antiques Road Trip and the BBC’s Bargain Hunt, has put an unusual item forward to (more…)

May 24, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Richard

The estate of Elwin West, who died aged 80 years old in February 2012, was left to the township of (more…)

March 30, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Chests — Harriet

The antique chests and antique dining tables in Lancashire’s Hall i’ th’ Wood museum resemble those used at the hall in Tudor times and, in April, the museum will be celebrating this with a Tudor-themed Discovery Day that includes dressing up, craft activities and tours of the house.

An outstanding example of a timber-framed Tudor manor house, the Hall i’ th’ Wood dates from (more…)

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