1) Famous ‘Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies’ painting from 1980s comedy ‘Allo ‘Allo comes to auction in Bristol
One of the UK’s most famous ‘Old Master’ paintings appeared at auction in Bristol estimated at £5000-10,000. ‘Allo ‘Allo’s Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies was offered at East Bristol Auctions in December.
2) Can wheeler dealers become antique dealers? Former Flog It! presenter Paul Martin launches new BBC show
TV presenter and antiques specialist Paul Martin has kept himself busy following the announcement that Flog It!, the show he presented for 17 years, has been scrapped.
3) Calls for Elgar score to be returned after Antiques Roadshow appearance
The Elgar Foundation called for the return of a draft score of the Enigma Variations by Sir Edward Elgar shown on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow.
4) Fred Dibnah heritage centre contents to be sold at auction
Auctioneer Adam Partridge won the consignment of 440 lots formerly owned by the late Fred Dibnah MBE. They were housed in the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre in Bolton which is now closing.
5) Can’t you hear me bidding? Rolling Stones legend Charlie Watts’ former home has items going under the hammer in Gloucestershire
You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find you get one of the objects from a former home of Charlie Watts, the legendary Rolling Stones drummer.