Letters to the Editor


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ATG letter: Handy for those in knead

09 August 2021

Re: ‘Spout and single support - for what?’ Letters, ATG No 2503.

ATG letter: Portobello – tat is hiding the arcades

26 July 2021

I write regarding Bridget McConnel’s comments on the unique character of Portobello (‘We need to keep unique Portobello character’, Letters, ATG No 2498).

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ATG letter: Spout and single support – for what?

26 July 2021

I was wondering if your readers could help me to properly identify this object that looks like an old drainage trough, which we found in France several years ago.

ATG letter: Substantial tear means relining

26 July 2021

Re: Clean Energy (ATG No 2500). In a recent TV programme an oil painting, where the client had put her hand through the canvas causing a substantial tear, was patched by the restorer before restoration.

ATG LETTER: Trade associations - the mindset should be forward-looking

12 July 2021

The argument for LAPADA and BADA merger.

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Plenty for readers to chew over

12 July 2021

Pets and the ATG have a bit of a love-hate relationship.

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Wonderful time at Petworth after 15 months of not going out

12 July 2021

Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair review courtesy of ATG reader Cordelia Hudson.

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Mystery object solved…

05 July 2021

Re: Letters, ATG No 2498, ‘Mystery machine’. Bob Horlock asks if one could identify his machine. It is an orange paring machine, but would also peel apples and probably potatoes.

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Another mystery object for readers to weigh up

05 July 2021

I write again with another mystery.

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Art Detective: can you help identify the sitter in this Mary Beale portrait?

05 July 2021

An occasional feature on mystery works the Art UK charity is seeking help to identify

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ATG letter: We need to keep the unique Portobello character

21 June 2021

In answer to your article on the Portobello Road area consultation (ATG No 2495), here are some possible improvements I would suggest.

Victorian machinery

ATG letter: Mystery object – can you help a reader identify this Victorian machine?

21 June 2021

I wonder if any reader can identify the Victorian bygone pictured?

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ATG letter: Staying together – Napoleon and Josephine reunited

21 June 2021

The article Napoleon and Josephine reunited (Dealers’ Diary, ATG No 2495) is indeed most interesting.

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ATG letter: Buyer's premium – to quote or not to quote, that is the question

07 June 2021

I’m just wondering why you still persist in showing auction prices without including the buyer’s premium charges.

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ATG letter: Why all auction houses should also provide full PDFs of their catalogues as standard

31 May 2021

Re: recent letters highlighting the importance of printed catalogues.

ATG letter: Sign and show your support to amend EU second-hand rules

31 May 2021

You will know all about the new VAT import situation for second-hand goods coming from the EU.

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ATG letter: Savoy ahoy

31 May 2021

RE: Dealer’s Diary, ATG No 2492, ‘Aubrey Beardsley: magic prints’

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ATG letter: Napoleon relics will still be in demand for the tricentenary

17 May 2021

I observe with interest the reports of the sales of Napoleonic items to coincide with this years bicentenary of the emperor’s death (ATG No 2492).

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ATG letter: Your supplement really does help to raise profile of the rare books trade

17 May 2021

On behalf of ILAB (International League of Antiquarian Booksellers), I would like to send you a ‘thank you’ for putting together again such a great Books, Maps & Prints supplement (ATG No 2492).

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ATG letter: The artist is Henry Jenkins

17 May 2021

David Walker asks about ‘My mystery double sided picture of a racehorse and donkey’…. (Letters, ATG No 2492).

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