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Petitioners protest at German rule change

24 July 2015

Opposition to controversial new laws governing cultural heritage in Germany is gathering pace. Auctioneers, dealers and collectors are backing a petition ‘preserving the right to privately collect’ and calling for German the government to rethink its proposals.

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Provincial silver packs a £17,000 punch

22 July 2015

This rare Irish provincial silver punch strainer took £14,000 at Lawrences’ latest sale in Crewkerne. Dated to c.1740-60, it is struck twice for Joseph Johns, one of only a handful of silversmiths working in Limerick in the middle of the 18th century.

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Borwick becomes BADA president

21 July 2015

Former deputy mayor of London, Victoria Borwick MP, has been elected as the new president of the British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA).

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