At a 2015 New York Antique fair, the Wadsworth Athenium museum purchased a Civil War memorial secretary valued at $375,000, though the museum did not disclose what it had paid. However much it was though, it appears the (more…)
A mum was horrified when visiting a friend’s house as her toddler pressed a button on a remote control which caused damage to antiques. The button operated a remote-controlled TV cabinet.
The mother described what (more…)
A Rolex watch that is the same model of one worn by American actor Steve McQueen was sold at auction last month for a record price of £18,200, well above its estimated price of between £7,000 and £10,000.
An antique that was once owned by (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…)
Manhattan’s Winter Antiques Show has been held every year since 1955 and raises funds for East Side House Settlement, a (more…)
Mirror repairer finds part of a long-lost Lancashire family history
Adam Giddins, the owner of a (more…)
The government revealed that it has received 60,000 responses to its public consultation on banning the trade of objects that containing ivory.
Currently, objects made (more…)
The Metropolitan Police Arts and Antiques Unit disbanded in June 2017 but has been reformed to tackle an increase in antique theft and fraud (more…)
Four antique dealers have recorded a song that they hope will become the new Christmas number one, competing against such stars as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and the X Factor winner.
Charles Henson was (more…)
The latest retail figures show that UK sales increased by 0.3% in September and October 2017. Part of this increase is from increased purchases of art and antiques.
The annual sales (more…)