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Stroud Auctions gets to the point with a huge collection of bayonets for sale

29 October 2019

Tom Mason’s collecting bug began when his father used to send him postcards and gifts from places he had been posted to in the Second World War, and on his return brought home a number of items of military memorabilia.

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Bayonets sale that gets to the point

28 October 2019

Tom Mason’s collecting bug began when his father sent him postcards and gifts from places where he was posted during the Second World War. By his early teens he had started his own collection of military memorabilia and began what would become a lifetime obsession with the American Civil War. Pen pals in the US and Canada helped him search for relics.

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Business brews for antiques dealers at Victorian malthouse in Stroud

06 May 2019

A listed Victorian malthouse in Stroud formerly owned by the Whitbread Brewery is home to the Malthouse Collective which also runs fairs.

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Georgian ladies shoes step up to four figures at Stroud Auctions

15 April 2019

It was a case of best feet forward at Stroud Auctions (18% buyer’s premium) when a pair of Georgian ladies’ embroidered shoes with cut steel buckles and leather soles was offered.

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Weighty result at Stroud

04 March 2019

What seems to have been an overdue clear-out at Monmouth Trading Standards department led to half a dozen lots of imperial weights and measures being consigned to Stroud Auctions (18% buyer’s premium).

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Pick of the Week: Captain Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic provides cracking polar selection at Stroud

21 January 2019

Ephemera, photos and, remarkably, a penguin egg relating to Captain Robert Scott’s ill-fated 'Terra Nova' Expedition to the Antarctic in 1910 were eagerly contested in the room, on the phone and online at Stroud Auction Rooms’ latest sale.

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Pick of the Week: Early uniforms spearhead sale at Stroud Auctions

27 August 2018

Early British army uniforms were the highlight of an extensive single-owner militaria collection amassed by a long-standing Nottinghamshire family which was offered at Stroud Auctions.

Stroud Auction Rooms expands to nearby site

18 June 2018

Stroud Auction Rooms has moved into a grade-II listed property in the Gloucestershire market town while securing a second site for future expansion.

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Malt House Emporium launches petition to stay in Stroud home

07 August 2017

A Stroud antiques centre has launched a petition to stay after its landlord issued a notice to end the lease.

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Battle of Culloden letter 1746 to be contested at Stroud auction

29 March 2017

While relations between the English/Unionist and the Scottish powers-that-be are not exactly cordial at the moment, hopefully it will not lead to battle. If a referendum is indeed held to decide the fate of the union, a ballot rather than the bullet should be sufficient.

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Gary Lineker signed pants on offer at Stroud Auctions

07 July 2016

At the time, Gary Lineker’s promise to present the new season’s first Match of the Day in his underpants if Leicester City won the Premier League didn’t seem like a rash pledge to make.

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Voysey drawings for Perrycroft project sell in Stroud

05 August 2013

Herefordshire was judged a little too remote for most Midlands industrialists seeking a rural retreat in the Arts and Crafts idiom.

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Bidders catch scent of Stroud’s heady brews

16 February 2005

FOR a century and a half, the family breweries which peppered Stroud, supplied the Cotswolds with a variety of ales.