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October 31, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

Collectors of New York memorabilia may be interested in a 1930s subway carriage, which was placed up for auction on a popular online site.

The train car is currently (more…)

October 30, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

A painting that had been taken from the Louvre in Paris during World War II has recently resurfaced at auction.

The artwork, which depicts (more…)

October 29, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

An ornament presented to Terry Nurrish by his parents as a wedding gift, which had been used as a goal post, recently sold at auction for more than half a million pounds.

The bronze and enamel ‘jardiniere’ was (more…)

October 28, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

A paperweight that was purchased in Hong Kong over 50 years ago recently surprised its owner when she found out just how valuable it really is.

The paperweight, which is in the shape of (more…)

October 27, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — David

Postcards from the collection of Kathy and Danny Danielsen will be featured as the star item in the Postcard and Ephemera sale in Denver, US.

The couple have spent (more…)

October 25, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

A small container that was purchased around 50 years ago for a moderate sum could exceed all expectations at a coming auction.

Although the sugar bowl had been damaged, it was (more…)

October 24, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

The leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, has donated a piece of holy headgear, which will be auctioned in December.

The skullcap will be sold by Bukowskis, a Scandinavian (more…)

October 23, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

Rare surveyors’ instruments from the 19th Century are on display in Geneva, Switzerland, which may be of interest to anyone who is in the profession and wants to learn more about the history of the tools.

The 25 instruments are part of (more…)

October 22, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — David

The estimated price of a pilot helmet from a Star Wars film recently surprised the presenter of BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.

Fiona Bruce appeared shocked when she discovered (more…)

October 21, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

The facial hair of a man who is reportedly one of the most violent prisoners in the UK has recently been auctioned off for £100.

It was part of a collection by (more…)

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