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Omega Seamaster Professional Planet Ocean chronograph

Omega watch made for the SAS stars in our pick of five auction highlights

20 August 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare Omega Seamaster made exclusively for members of the SAS that commanded attention at Fellows in Birmingham.

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Valuable watches stolen in ‘brazen theft’ at Cheshire antiques centre

19 August 2021

Cheshire Police has issued CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with a theft at an antiques centre in Northwich.

Pleyel grand piano

Piano restorer David Winston’s ‘unique’ collection comes to auction at Dreweatts

18 August 2021

Newbury saleroom Dreweatts is to offer an impressive private collection of rare pianos in the autumn.

Art House

New gallery hub and art fair come to former New York department store

17 August 2021

A former department store on Madison Avenue, New York, is to become a new home for art dealers.


A set of Ercol tables and a Tudor watch are among five lots to watch this week

16 August 2021

With estimates from £300-£5000, here are five previews of upcoming items this week including a set of 1960s Ercol occasional tables in elm and beech.

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Top stories this week – including news of a railway clock that made over 17-times estimate

15 August 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Great Western Railway wall clock from the 1880s that drew bidders in Hertfordshire.

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Lockdown restrictions easing in Scotland and Wales welcomed by art and antiques sector

14 August 2021

The relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in Scotland and Wales will enable the return of art and antiques events.