A valuable ring discovered by a metal detector enthusiast was almost discarded as costume jewellery when it was found in a muddy field.
Lee Rossiter, 43, became (more…)
A small handbook containing the rules of rugby has been sold at auction for a far higher price than originally anticipated.
The 19th century copy of (more…)
An antique pocket watch with Masonic links to Runcorn has been placed for sale by a private seller. Despite the watch dating back to 1922, it still keeps time to (more…)
A 19th jardinière is the latest antique to be sold from the collection of a Derby man who died in 1989.
Ronald Summerfield spent (more…)
An antique railway clock is expected to attract a lot of attention from collectors as it is auctioned this Friday, 7th March, at a sale in Taunton. A number of (more…)
An antique medal awarded for bravery is to be sold at auction. The medal was presented by Lord Baden-Powell to a boy scout from Wroxham, Norfolk in 1928 after he attempted to save a young man from drowning. The manager for ephemera and books at (more…)
An antiques expert who regularly appears on UK TV screens will be sharing his experiences of featuring in some of the most popular antiques shows, with millions of viewers. Thomas Plant will be giving a talk to an audience at the Jury’s Inn hotel and the proceeds will be (more…)
A yearly auction held by the Woman’s Club of Wilmette, in Illinois, will benefit the Wilmette Junior High PTO Science Fund – as $1 is donated for every (more…)
The antique mahogany partners desks and other fine furniture seen in Cumbrian antique shops are often purchased from regional auction rooms, who in 2011 continued to weather the recession with aplomb.
A combination of high bullion prices and low interest rates (more…)
Sotheby’s of New York has launched itself into 2012 with what promises to be one of the most exciting antique auctions of the year. The January 20th sale of (more…)