1) Colour photos of 'lost' Dr Who 'Power of the Daleks' episode now emerge at auction
The tremendous appeal of anything Dr Who related was underlined at south London auction house Roseberys in March when a collection of archive of photographs and copies of plans from a ‘lost’ episode sold for £4600. Now, more images are on offer, this time in colour.
2) Hogarth painting saved for the nation and can stay at its Leicester museum home
A William Hogarth (1697-1764) painting that has been on loan to the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery in Leicester since 1943 has been purchased for the gallery.
3) Fifteen foot long Monty Python credits scroll comes to auction in Bristol
East Bristol Auctions is to offer a 15ft-long credit scroll from an episode of ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’.
4) Bought for £5 in 1964: 'Lewis Chessmen' piece comes to auction with estimate of up to £1m at Sotheby’s
Dating from the 12th and early 13th centuries, the Lewis Chessmen collection was rediscovered on Lewis in 1831 and is among the most famous archaeological finds.
5) Chinese doucai vase, Edward Bawden print, Longines wristwatch – five auction highlights that caught bidders’ eyes in the last week
ATG’s selection of hammer highlights over the past week includes a Chinese doucai vase making over 150-times estimate at an auction in Newbury.
This list is based on unique users for individual news stories over the period May 30-June 5, 2019.