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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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TV antiques expert Paul Martin at Selsdon book signing

Television presenter Paul Martin will be in Croydon next week to sign copies of his latest book, My World of Antiques. Martin has presented BBC1’s Flog It! for the past 15 years, and his book – published last week – … Continue reading

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Bronze dancers to take centre stage at Selsdon auction

Television antiques expert Catherine Southon is staging another auction of art works in Selsdon later this month, including a collection of 11 works by the noted Australian sculptor Tom Merrifield. Estimates for the Merrifield auction items range from £120 to … Continue reading

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