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Banksy's ‘Love is in the Bin’

Banksy’s shredded canvas ‘Love is in the Bin’ returns to Sotheby’s

09 September 2021

Billed as “an audacious piece of performance art” by Sotheby’s, although viewed by others as a publicity stunt, the half-shredded Banksy painting ‘Love is in the Bin’ is returning to auction with its estimate bumped up.

Gem books

Latest gem book launched by jewellery specialist Joanna Hardy

08 September 2021

Jewellery specialist Joanna Hardy has completed her triology of gemstone books this month.

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Football memorabilia highlights: Beckham, Best, Ramsey, Matthews and ‘the greatest fight in English football’

07 September 2021

A selection of football memorabilia coming up at auction or sold recently – plus a Sir Stanley Matthews tea set from a dealer.

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Renaissance revival carved bellows and Sir Alf Ramsey’s football cap are among four lots to watch

06 September 2021

With estimates from £350-4000, here are four previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of the death of ex-Bonhams owner Robert Brooks

05 September 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of the death of former chairman of Bonhams Robert Brooks who passed away aged 64.

Triceratops dinosaur skeleton

Largest triceratops skeleton ever discovered comes to auction in France

04 September 2021

The fossilised remains of 'Big John', the largest triceratops dinosaur ever discovered, will be offered by Paris auction house Binoche et Giquello next month.

First Roy of the Rovers comic

Rare comic featuring first appearance of Roy of the Rovers stars in our weekly pick of five auction highlights

03 September 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a copy ‘Tiger’ weekly that made over 25-times estimate at Comic Book Auctions.