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Police appeal for help to track down magnificent Portland tiara after robbery

28 November 2018

The police and the owners of a Cartier jewel-encrusted tiara are appealing for help to track it down after it was stolen from The Welbeck Estate in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

Fire

Gas explosion causes blaze at Nottingham Cattle Market but auction house Arthur Johnson unaffected

05 November 2018

A blaze broke out in four buildings at Nottingham Cattle Market after gas cylinders exploded yesterday evening.

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Signature of John Sell Cotman is key note to £20,000 result

15 October 2018

This watercolour bearing the signature of Norwich School artist John Sell Cotman (1782-1842) attracted a flurry of bids when it went under the hammer in Nottingham.

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Setting the clock for IACF Newark

01 October 2018

British Horological Institute among exhibitors for ‘biggest of the year’ October showground fair.

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It’s the time again for clocks and watches

21 May 2018

The second annual clock and watch fair to be held at Upton Hall, HQ of the British Horological Institute, will run on Sunday, June 3.

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Fairs & Markets 2017 review: Tokyo duo in Notts tie-up

18 December 2017

IACF came up with some interesting leads this year and featured stories included Joe Mitchell, an event administrator for IACF who is an embroiderer, working for international costume designers.

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Vintage luggage exerts strong pull on overseas buyers

06 November 2017

An extraordinary piece of Edwardian shopping history, a window on a vanished world, is the 1400-page, 1907 catalogue for the Army and Navy stores in London.

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Collectors take note as Nottingham Tile Fair approaches

25 September 2017

It is modest both in size and venue but the annual Nottingham Tile Fair organised by the Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society has an important place in the diary for collectors in this specialised field.

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British Horological Institute launches a clocks and watches fair at its Nottinghamshire headquarters

28 August 2017

A horological story rarely makes the national news, but the announcement that Big Ben is falling silent until 2021 as major conservation work begins rang loud and clear in headlines.

Newark antiques

Newark Antiques and Interiors relaunches under new ownership

14 July 2017

Dealer Paul Pedley has bought the antiques warehouse where he was a tenant for many years and will rename it Newark Antiques and Interiors.

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A Newark detour for US buyers

19 June 2017

Stock-buying trips prove successful for one American as she heads back to Blighty once more...

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Handmade ceramics charging into Nottinghamshire event

12 June 2017

Figurative sculptor Christy Keeney from Donegal, Ireland, has been an exhibitor at the Earth and Fire International Ceramic Fair in Nottinghamshire for 16 of the 22 annual events held so far.

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Mellors closes saleroom but Newark warehouse will remain open

24 April 2017

Nicholas Mellors Auctioneers in Newark has closed but Newark Antiques will continue to trade.

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Fabergé shines in Nottinghamshire

21 October 2014

This Fabergé enamelled silver and hardstone cigarette box sold for £46,500 at the latest sale held at Nicholas Mellors of Newark.

Jail for robbers who severely injured dealer

10 March 2014

One of two men who robbed an antiques dealer of a rhino horn in an attack which left the victim in hospital for weeks has been jailed.

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Fit for another campaigning Churchill

25 September 2013

This James II or William and Mary silver-gilt travelling set c.1690 was among the exceptional pieces of English silver sold at the latest sale held by Mellors & Kirk of Nottingham.

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Rare painting of occult magician takes £7500 in Nottingham

13 June 2013

A large depiction of a magician commanded significant attention at Mellors & Kirk’s sale in Nottingham earlier today.

Dealers told to beware of fairground pocket slasher

22 October 2010

SHOWGROUND fair dealers are reminded to be vigilant after a visitor to the recent Newark fair had his pockets slashed.

Memories of Newark fair at 25

23 August 2010

INTERNATIONAL Antiques & Collectors Fairs Ltd (IACF) plan to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their flagship event, the Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, in October.

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Silver theft at Newark fair

29 April 2010

THIS George I christening mug was one of four items of silver stolen from dealer Clive Wilder at IACF’s Newark fair on Thursday April 8.