1) Police appeal for help to catch ram-raiders of Petworth antiques fair
Burglars in a pick-up truck and an SUV ram raided the Petworth antiques fair at the weekend, stealing jewellery and cash belonging to dealers exhibiting at the three-day fair.
2) Boris Becker memorabilia auction to go ahead after bankrupt tennis star withdraws injunction
The sale of sporting memorabilia seized from bankrupt tennis star Boris Becker will be going ahead this summer, the auctioneers handling the consignment have confirmed to ATG.
3) Judge dismisses appeal against Simon de Pury in court case over 'gentleman's agreement’
The Court of Appeals in London has upheld a decision that said advisor Simon de Pury was entitled to a $10m fee on the strength of a handshake agreement.
4) ATG letter: Auctioneers are short-sighted when refusing to accept credit cards
As a collector, not a dealer, of fine-quality bracket clocks and live steam engines, I do not have unlimited funds and therefore have to sometimes sell one item in order to acquire another for my collection.
5) Beatles 'Butcher' album cover sold for a record in Liverpool Fab Four memorabilia sale
John Lennon’s personal and signed ‘Butcher’ cover Yesterday and Today album prototype from 1966 sold for a record-breaking £180,000 ($234,400), including premium, in an auction held in Liverpool.
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