Dating antiques

Each evening the horse had to clamber up a specially constructed ramp at the Gaumont Theatre – now the town’s Mecca Bingo Hall in Corporation Street – to play a key role in The Arcadians – an Edwardian musical comedy.Read Full Article September 2017 Contemplating clearing out your old playthings?This will include a specialist section of 20th Century design, from furniture and lighting to ceramics and glass, giving home-makers an even greater choice than is usually be found in the company’s popular monthly sales of antiques and collectables.Read Full Article November 2016 Not your average Dinky Toy, this one.Read Full Article August 2017 Among the lots already consigned for Greenslade Taylor Hunt’s next specialist collector's sale, on 8th September, is a group of boxed 1960s Corgi Toys, including the three stunning model Minis pictured here.Read Full Article July 2017 The antiques industry is no exception.

Both depict the merchant sailing ship ‘Celerity’, one in full sail splendour on choppy waters (shown here) and the other buffeted and tattered in a heavy gale off the coast of Suffolk in 1882. Read Full Article October 2016 It is well known that in times of economic uncertainty or political upheaval the price of gold and silver tends to rise.

Read Full Article January 2017 Over the course of the last decade the traditionally old-fashioned antique business has been transformed by modern technology.

Those salerooms that have embraced the latest developments can now connect sellers with clients around the world via web-sites that never close, making buying at auction easier than ever.

Less commonly appreciated is the relative strength of the market in collectables, many of which have shown a modest but continuous growth, year on year, for more than a decade.

Read Full Article October 2016 Ask most people who holds the world record for the highest officially logged break in competitive snooker and they may guess at Ronnie O’Sullivan, Stephen Hendry or Steve Davis.

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