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Lighthouse clock right on time in Norfolk auction

27 May 2024

One lot entered into TW Gaze’s dedicated Clocks & Watches auction in Diss on May 16 caused a wave of interest among maritime historians.

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Two brocantes to put in your diary this summer

20 May 2024

Brocantes bring a taste of summer to the nation's country houses – here are two to attend this year

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Churchill letter on o-fish-al business

29 April 2024

Nelson and Napoleon are just two of the historical figures to have collecting markets devoted to themselves. Another is Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965).

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Ephemera provides treasure trove for a private press fan

08 April 2024

Archive offers glimpse into the golden age of small-scale publishing when tiny print runs were the norm

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Snuff box up at auction 'belonged to Napoleon on St Helena'

01 April 2024

The Militaria auction at Norfolk saleroom TW Gaze on April 18 includes an item linked to Napoleon’s exile on St Helena.

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Showground showcase in Norfolk

18 March 2024

The Norfolk Antique & Collectors’ Fair has been running for 24 years at the Norfolk Showground, near Norwich.

Eloise Stannard still life

Stannard still life keeps up standards in East Anglia

22 February 2024

Like a number of East Anglian artists, Eloise Harriet Stannard (1829-1915) has a decent following among both the trade and a core group of private collectors.

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Put your money on a dark horse in Norfolk

29 January 2024

Blackdog Events is confident its new fair at a Norfolk racecourse is in the running to be a success.

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Appeal after £2000 worth of jewellery stolen from Norfolk antiques centre

13 January 2024

An antiques centre in Holt, Norfolk is appealing for help to recover stolen jewellery taken during a theft.

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Royal portrait rescued from a jumble sale is sold for £16,000

08 January 2024

Tiny portrait thought to show a Spanish noblewoman was bought at a local school in the 1970s

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Pick of the week: Mexican nun’s badge found in Norfolk

02 January 2024

The Christmas Gifts sale at TW Gaze in Diss included a rare example of 18th century Catholic colonial jewellery: a Mexican 'escudo de monja' or nun’s badge.

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Friends reunited? Estranged Lowestoft jug and cover to appear in same auction

20 November 2023

Two rare documentary Lowestoft lots - both made for a Norfolk farmer - could be reunited after years apart. Both have been consigned to Keys in Aylsham.

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Shell out for Calcedonia

02 October 2023

This Calcedonia glass turtle made by Murano master Dino Rosin comes for sale at Norfolk auction house Keys on November 22-24.

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The second sleeper in Colchester: an intaglio ring emerges at auction

04 September 2023

The north European Mannerist bronze sold for £550,000 against a guide of £250-350 was not the only spectacular sleeper in the August 8 sale at Reeman Dansie (22.5% buyer’s premium).

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Munnings stands and delivers

04 September 2023

With the traditional hiatus in the UK auction market typically stretching across the month of August, a number of notable picture highlights appeared slightly earlier this summer at sales around the country.

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May the good ship Woolford have a safe journey

28 August 2023

An English covered goblet made in 1820 to commemorate the first voyage of the ship Woodford is on offer at Bishop & Miller in Glandford, Norfolk

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Sip soup from a Minton boar’s head

28 August 2023

The boar’s head tureen with matching stand is considered the rarest of all the game tureens made by the Minton factory in its colourful majolica range.

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First Suffolk, now on to Norfolk

14 August 2023

Inaugural Lomax-organised Southwold event could be joined by another high-end fair also in East Anglia

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Over 60 stalls for market in Norfolk Broads town

07 August 2023

Antiques and vintage street markets proliferate across the UK, particularly in the summer.

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Bidders cotton on to Egyptian medals appeal

07 August 2023

The esteem in which British botanist William Lawrence Balls (1882-1960) was held is obvious from lots offered at Norfolk auction house Keys (25% buyer’s premium) on July 26-28.