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Police launch fraud probe into Stamford dealer and appeal for further evidence

25 September 2013

Police have launched an investigation into a suspected fraud centred on a Lincolnshire antiques business.

Lincolnshire salerooms complete merger

11 April 2013

Long-standing auctioneers Richardsons of Bourne Auction Rooms have joined forces with fellow Lincolnshire saleroom Golding Young & Mawer, thanks to a merger effective from earlier this month.

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Lincolnshire fair cancelled due to heavy snow

24 January 2013

Heavy snow and ice at the Lincolnshire showground have led to the cancellation of the Lincolnshire Antiques & Home Show scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, January 28-29.

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Duck jug is a Victorian silver novelty

21 December 2012

Modelled as a rearing duck, this late Victorian silver and clear-glass novelty claret jug will be included in Golding Young & Mawer’s sale in Grantham, Lincolnshire on January 9.

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Chinaman money bank at Lincoln sale

21 December 2012

One of only around 100 made, this reclining Chinaman cast-iron money bank will go under the hammer at Unique Auctions of Lincoln on January 1.

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Masked robbery foiled by Hemswell centre staff

26 November 2012

A gang of robbers wearing ‘Halloween’ type masks and dressed all in black got more than they bargained for when staff at the well-known Hemswell Antiques Centre fought back to foil their raid.

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Lincoln fair to become a two-day event

08 October 2012

The popular ‘Antiques & Home Show’, held six times a year at the Lincolnshire Showground, is to change from a three- to a two-day event.

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An Aboriginal star of sale and screen

24 August 2012

The multitude of television shows devoted to antiques are rarely popular with the antiques trade as a whole – in a well-worn argument some credit them with the disintegration of the dealing community itself – but auctioneers are ready participants both for the publicity and the prospect of a decent consignment.

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Hats off to Drake

07 July 2012

Flick through the pages of an issue of ATG in the 1980s and there are many references to the rising market for Royal Doulton character jugs.

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Ratcliffe’s interiors in Lincoln

21 May 2012

On May 26 Golding Young & Thomas Mawer will offer for sale the contents of a Lincolnshire antique dealer’s home.

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Edinburgh inkstand appears in Lincolnshire

30 April 2012

This silver inkstand made by William Robb of Ballater, assayed in Edinburgh in 1910, is one of ten items by the silversmith to be included at Batemans sale on May 5 in Stamford, Lincolnshire.

Stay of execution for Swinderby fairs

03 May 2011

ANTIQUES fairs will be able to continue at Swinderby for some time, despite the site’s prospective development as a gravel pit.

Selling antiques from tearoom could lead to prosecution

26 April 2011

THE owner of a tearoom in Horncastle, Lincolnshire claims he is a victim of bureaucracy after he was told he could face prosecution for selling antiques from the premises.

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Organisers launch new Lincolnshire fair

24 January 2011

THE Newark-based fairs organisers B2B Events are launching a fair in May at a new venue in the East Midlands.

Monday opening change at Lincoln

25 October 2010

A YEAR after the move to the Lincolnshire Showground, Swallow Fairs are changing the format of their Antiques and Home Show. To take effect from the next event on November 29 to December 1, the show will now officially become a three-day fair running from Monday to Wednesday inclusive.

Golding Young acquire Thomas Mawer as proprietor retires

07 June 2010

LINCOLN saleroom Thomas Mawer and Son has been sold to Grantham auctioneer Colin Young.

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Wallis of Louth heads home

29 April 2010

IN his day the work of the Lincolnshire woodcarver Thomas Wilkinson Wallis (1822-1903), who set up business in Louth in 1843, was favourably compared with that of the most famous English woodcarver of all, Grinling Gibbons (1648-1721).

IACF change tack as Swinderby becomes one-day Monday fair

15 March 2010

INTERNATIONAL Antiques and Collectors’ Fairs (IACF), the owners of the Newark and Ardingly showground events, have announced plans to hold a regular one-day fair at the RAF Swinderby site.

Lincoln, Swinderby and Newark – how did it all go?

19 October 2009

THE first salvos in the battle between the showground fairs giants saw up to 4000 exhibitors head to Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire earlier this month.

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Swinderby fair moves to Lincoln Showground

17 August 2009

THE massive antiques and collectors’ fair held six times a year at RAF Swinderby since 1995 is to move to the Lincoln Showground for all future events.