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The awards, which are judged on quality of service to the customer, range and consistency of stock, and depth and breadth of knowledge, are run by antiques guides publisher Miller’s and are chaired by Eric Knowles.

The Winners, BACA 2004, are as follows:


UK: North of M62
Heathcote Antiques, Cross Hills,
Nr Keighley, West Yorkshire

M62 south to M4/M25
Christopher Clarke Antiques,
Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

Inside M25 Sponsored by Christie’s
David Brower, 113 Kensington Church Street, London W8

South and South West England
Spencer Swaffer, 30 High Street, Arundel, West Sussex


Butchoff Interiors, 154 Kensington High Street, London W8

H Blairman & Sons Ltd, 119 Mount Street, London W1

Silver & Plate
Koopman Rare Art Ltd, London Silver Vaults, Chancery House, Chancery Lane, London WC2

Art Nouveau & Art Deco
Editions Graphiques, 3 Clifford Street, London W1

Oil Paintings
Messum’s Fine Art, 8 Cork Street, London W1

Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments
Trevor Philip & Sons Ltd, 75a Jermyn Street, London SW1

Tadema Gallery, 10 Charlton Place, Camden Passage, London N1

Brian Haughton Antiques, 3b Burlington Gardens, London W1


UK: North of M62
Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers, 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

M62 south to M4/M25
Bosley’s Military Auctioneers, Marlow, Bucks

Inside M25
Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London W1

South and South West England
Dreweatt Neate, Donnington Priory, Newbury, Berkshire


Auctioneer of the Year
Richard Allen, Halls Fine Art Auctions, Welsh Bridge, Shrewsbury

Miller’s Club Best Town/Village
Petworth, West Sussex

BBC Homes & Antiques
Best Antiques Centre
The Swan Antiques Centre, Tetsworth

In-house exhibition
Art Deco Postmodernism
A Legacy of British Art Deco Glass,
September 10-20, 2003, Richard Dennis Gallery, London W8.
Catalogue by Jeanette Hayhurst & Nigel Benson.

Miller’s Lifetime Achievement
Roger Warner, Burford, Oxfordshire