A wealthy man from Shanghai has shocked a number of people in China by drinking tea from a rare antique ‘chicken cup’.
Chinese social websites have been inundated with (more…)
A famous auction house and a well-known online retailer are joining forces to expand the reach of the auctioneers.
Among the categories that will be auctioned in live online sales for (more…)
An American historical society is celebrating after finally raising sufficient funds to purchase a rare bill of sale detailing the transaction for a young boy to be used as a slave.
The document was bought from an (more…)
A number of rare postcards and letters written by Samuel Beckett were among the items being sold at auction by Sotheby’s recently.
The sale of rare manuscripts and books also included (more…)
Docents working in a historic house in Fremont, San Francisco, recently discovered a hidden secret in the attic of the property.
The find, a valuable painting by (more…)
Auctioneers were left baffled when they tried to place a value on a rare 2p coin that is silver in appearance, rather than copper.
Charterhouse auctioneers admitted that (more…)
A collection of unique gambling machines from William F. Harrah are to be auctioned later on this year in Las Vegas.
Although the live auction will feature (more…)
The Antiques Roadshow recently filmed at the Derby Roundhouse, inviting people from the area to bring along their treasures.
The day itself revealed a number of items that had (more…)
A fan of two antique hunters has recently been able to purchase a rare image of the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, thanks to a collaboration with them and other members of their family.
Brian and Keith Collins believe that (more…)
The annual fundraiser for the Ocean City Historical Museum (OCHM) in South Jersey, United States, was deemed a complete success thanks to the local antiques dealers who were present on the day.
A number of unusual pieces were available, including (more…)