If an old item has been owned by a historical figure or part of a historical event, it will likely have a high value. (more…)
The government is looking at extending the ban on the sale of ivory to include items made before 1947.
Previously only more (more…)
A diamond ring, found at a car boot sale and bought for £10, recently sold at auction for over half a million pounds. (more…)
An auction house in Wokingham was stunned at a recent sale, as a rare Chinese artefact was sold for a record price.
A jade Bi disc was presented for sale at (more…)
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…)