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March 6, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News,Auctions — Harriet

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…)

December 19, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

Eight years ago, an Oxfordshire couple discovered that the piano in their local church used for choir practice and recitals was once owned by Queen Victoria. It is now being sold at Sherwood Phoenix, a Nottingham piano shop, where (more…)

November 22, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

This month, Christie’s in New York sold the Salvator Mundi painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci for $400m. After the (more…)

October 12, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

An antiques expert on the BBC programme Antiques Road Trip bought a camera for £60 and sold it at auction for a record £20,000.

In the programme, antiques (more…)

August 30, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

A Koloman Gloser glass bought at a Derbyshire charity shop for 99p is being sold at auction in (more…)

July 27, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A rare banner stored in a charity shop for more than 10 years, has been sold at auction for a surprising amount.

On June 20, a rare (more…)

July 17, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A collection of books sent in to Thomson Roddick auctioneers caused a huge sensation, as one of the experts found a (more…)

July 10, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — David

Two stone heads found a new owner as they sold for a surprising amount at a recent auction.

The heads are believed to (more…)

June 27, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

An old miners’ lamp found in a box of old metal was recently sold at a Cotswold auction after being spotted by an expert.

Auctioneer Philip Allwood saw the (more…)

May 31, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

Two rare antique vases discovered during a routine valuation have recently sold for millions at auction after their significance to 18th-Century China was revealed.

Jeremy Morgan, an (more…)

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