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Anti Slavery glass

Anti-slavery glass stars in our pick of five auction highlights sold this week

29 April 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare anti-slavery glass rummer that went 20-times above estimate in Salisbury.

A Book of Rhymes

Brontë mini book heads home to Haworth after £1m raised to buy it from New York dealer

28 April 2022

A rediscovered miniature book by Charlotte Brontë has been sold at a New York book fair.

Stanley Gibbons Group

Inflation could help sales of collectables such as stamps, according to Stanley Gibbons Group

27 April 2022

Collectables group Stanley Gibbons Group has pointed to evidence that both coins and stamps “do well during periods of heightened inflation”.

Bonhams New York

New hires across the art and antiques sector including in the US and Middle East

26 April 2022

Among the latest Movers & Shakers news are appointments at Bonhams and Christie’s and a refurbishment at Artcurial.

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A Patek Philippe gold watch and a Westminster Abbey skeleton clock are among five lots to watch this week

25 April 2022

With estimates from £600-5000, here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including historical photography and photographica in the spotlight

24 April 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of two transatlantic fairs bringing the twin collecting areas of historical photography and photographica into sharp focus this spring.

Lalique vase

Lalique celebrates 100 years at French factory

23 April 2022

The Lalique factory in Wingen-sur-Moder, in north eastern France, is celebrating 100 years in operation.