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Annual Furniture Index Prices

Function and fashion mean few positives for furniture index

11 February 2016

Prices for standard English antique furniture fell for the eighth successive year, according to latest figures from the Antique Collectors’ Club’s (ACC) Annual Furniture Index (AFI).

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Mahogany holds steady as oak declines

04 February 2015

The Antique Collectors’ Club’s Annual Furniture Index (AFI) registered its seventh successive fall in 2014. However, only two categories depreciated substantially.

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Furniture prices continue their slow downward trend

11 February 2014

There are very few positives to take from the latest findings of The Antique Collectors’ Club’s Annual Furniture Index (AFI). For reasons of fashion and function, the English antique furniture market remains in a parlous state and no category from early oak to Georgian mahogany held firm.

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Green shoots in market for dull brown?

29 January 2013

Green shoots in the market for the most iconic of all English furniture was among the more encouraging findings of the Antique Furniture Price Index in 2012.

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Are furniture prices levelling out after years of decline?

23 January 2012

After massive falls in the previous two years, the Antique Collectors’ Club’s Annual Furniture Index (AFI) dropped by a modest two per cent in 2011.

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Biggest ever annual fall in furniture

24 January 2011

THE parlous state of the English antique furniture market is confirmed this week with a sharp fall in the Antique Collectors' Club's Annual Furniture Index.

Furniture index falls another 7%

25 January 2010

HOPES of a recovery in the value of antique furniture have been dealt a blow after the Antiques Collectors’ Club’s Annual Furniture Index (AFI) saw prices fall by seven per cent during 2009.

Furniture prices static while other markets fall

26 January 2009

Inertia again characterised the Antiques Collectors' Club's annual Antique Furniture Index (AFI) in 2008. But in a year when so many economic investments ended up performing poorly, a negligible fall of one per cent was far from devastating.

Prices level out in 2007 ACC Index

21 January 2008

Inertia characterised the Antiques Collectors’ Club’s annual Antique Furniture Index in 2007, giving weight to the impression that antique furniture prices have now bottomed out.

ACC Index shows prices stabilising

15 January 2007

After four consecutive years of falls, the Antiques Collectors’ Club’s annual Antique Furniture Index stabilised in 2006, suggesting a bottoming out of antique furniture prices.

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Conservative taste – £30,000

23 January 2006

The tripod table is among the selection of Early Mahogany furniture that contributes to the ACC Antique Furniture Price Index. The sector recorded a 6% fall in 2005 – with tripod tables of routine quality dropping in price – but better examples of any form will buck the general trend.

ACC furniture index falls by a further 7%

23 January 2006

For the fourth year running, prices for standard pieces of antique furniture have fallen, according the Antique Collectors’ Club’s annual index. The figures for 2005 saw the Antique Furniture Index register a record fall of seven per cent to create the best buyers’ market for more than a decade.

ACC furniture Index posts record falls

31 January 2005

For the third year running, prices for standard pieces of antique furniture have failed to keep pace with the property market, according the Antique Collectors’ Club’s annual index.

House prices outstrip furniture for first time in 34 years, says ACC Index

27 January 2003

HOUSE price gains have outstripped furniture price increases in the south east of England for the first time in 34 years, according to the Antique Collectors’ Club Antique Furniture Index. It is the first time property has taken the lead since the Index started at 100 in 1968. Furniture recorded a slight drop at the end of 2002, falling from 3575 to 3492.

Antique Furniture Index shows seven per cent rise for 2001

12 February 2002

THE Antique Collectors’ Club have published the results of their Annual Furniture Index, which shows a seven per cent rise for 2001. The index now stands at 3575, its highest point ever, from a base of 100 in 1968.