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December 30, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — David

In the late nineteenth century, voting involved ornate wooden ballot boxes that are now expensive collectable antiques.

People who voted in the (more…)

December 23, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Harriet

A pair of 28th Century Chinese dining chairs were sold at auction in North Yorkshire recently, significantly exceeding their guide price.

The chairs are constructed from rare (more…)

August 26, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — David

The owner of an antique shop in Spalding has caused a social media backlash when she stated online that she was thrilled with her acquisition of a tiger rug.

Tigers are a protected species and it is illegal to (more…)

August 19, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Richard

Alongside antique furniture and art at antique sales, fossils are becoming increasingly popular, but scientists are concerned about their sale.

Most antiques are, at most, a few hundred years old, but the teeth of (more…)

July 29, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Richard

UK retail sales in June 2019 grew unexpectedly and much of this growth has been attributed to sales of antiques and second-hand goods.

Retail sales in May 2019 were (more…)

July 8, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Richard

A single Lewis chessman bought for £5 by an antique dealer was sold for £735,000 in July (more…)

May 20, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Harriet

A Chinese Imperial Dragon throne from the Qianlong-era recently sold for £6.1 million at a London auction, five times its estimated value.

The throne was made during (more…)

May 13, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Mark

A pink sofa that played a part in the abdication crisis of Edward VIII has gone up for sale.

The velvet sofa was owned by (more…)

November 26, 2018 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Harriet

A homeless man searching through a rubbish bin in Canada found a framed picture of the Disney character Bambi.

He took it to antique dealer (more…)

October 15, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques on TV,Selling Antiques — Harriet

At a recent Antiques Roadshow in Ireland, a man brought in a Georgian silver table for valuation. Furniture expert, Lennox Cato spotted that the table had been restored and this reduced the value of the 1740 table by several thousand pounds.

The table was (more…)

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