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BBC Bargain Hunt is focusing in on Selsdon’s Wonka auction

BBC television auction show Bargain Hunt is coming to Croydon later this month. The TV cameras will be at Farleigh Court Golf Club in Selsdon on July 17, together with one of the show’s presenters, Anita Manning, for the latest … Continue reading

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Selsdon auction winning bidder will get Wonka’s Golden Ticket

You could fulfil the childhood ambition of millions and finally get your hands on a Golden Ticket – but it could cost you at least £8,000 at an auction to be held in Selsdon next month. The Golden Ticket and … Continue reading

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Autographs from Laker’s legends up for sale in Mayday auction

There’s a big summer of cricket coming up, with the World Cup and Ashes series, but before it gets underway in earnest, historians of the game may be drawn to one of the lots at an antiques auction at Fairleigh … Continue reading

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BBC seeking budding antiques dealers for a new TV show

The BBC is looking for enthusiastic amateurs from around Croydon who would like to be an antiques dealer. The Beeb is recording the second series of Make Me A Dealer, and the programme, hosted by antiques expert Paul Martin, will … Continue reading

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Suffragette’s cache in the attic auctioned for £18,000

A collection of suffragette memorabilia discovered in a Sutton garage was sold at auction yesterday for more than three times its estimate, at £18,240. The hammer came down at the auction at Farleigh Court Golf Club on a lot that … Continue reading

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Historic TUC President’s bell up for auction in Selsdon

The first auction of 2019 by television antiques expert Catherine Southon is full of historic interest, with items for sale linked to the Titanic and to the Churchill’s wartime coalition government. Going under the hammer with an estimated sale price … Continue reading

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Dustman’s depot mirror brings auction hammer down at £8,755

A local council dustman, working in Bromley, found a discarded old mirror when doing his rounds in the 1970s. He took it back to the depot and for the next 40 years used it in his locker at work. Last … Continue reading

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