Latest news from Antiques Trade Gazette, the leading specialist publication for the art and antiques market

Stanley Gibbons

Stanley Gibbons hit by pandemic but hopeful for improved trading in revamped shop

11 August 2021

Stamp and coins dealership Stanley Gibbons reported its full year results highlighting the impact the pandemic had on sales.

Stolen jewellery

Antique jewellery stolen from Yorkshire heritage centre

10 August 2021

Police are alerting the trade and the public to look out for stolen jewellery after a burglary at the Elsecar Heritage Centre in Barnsley.

Mosaic brooch

A Grand Tour micro mosaic brooch and a rare Star Wars figure are among four lots to watch

09 August 2021

With estimates from £50-1200, here are four previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a valuable Chinese dish brought into auction in a plastic bag

08 August 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Yongzheng marked ‘peach bloom’ saucer dish attracting 100 bids.

Portobello Road

Kensington and Chelsea council calls for feedback on new proposals for Portobello Road Market

07 August 2021

Antiques dealers, market traders, local businesses, residents and visitors are invited to give feedback on more than 50 proposals to improve visiting and trading at markets in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea including Portobello Road market.

Great Western Railway wall clock

Top-selling railway clock stars in our pick of five auction highlights sold this week

06 August 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Great Western Railway wall clock from the 1880s that made over 17-times estimate in Hertfordshire.

RSPB medal

Plea for help to recover late artist’s medals stolen from Macclesfield museum

05 August 2021

Two medals awarded to the late artist Charles Tunnicliffe (1901-79) were stolen when The Silk Museum in Macclesfield was burgled earlier this week.