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Dates to remember for mourning jewellery

20 September 2021

Fellows’ Fine Jewellery sale in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter on September 30 includes an extraordinary collection of 63 mourning rings.

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Belleek porcelain beckons bidders from all over the world

20 September 2021

A collection of Belleek porcelain totalled £7600 at Cuttlestones (20% buyer’s premium) on July 21.

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Tagore ink painting brings Indian summer

13 September 2021

A mount to an ‘Indian school’ ink wash offered by Cuttlestones in Penkridge on September 2 read simply 'G Tagore'.

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Malvern Flea & Collectors’ Market to go ahead in September

06 September 2021

One of the UK’s best-loved and supported flea markets – billed as the biggest in the country – is B2B Events’ Malvern Flea & Collectors’ Market.

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Omega Seamaster made exclusively for the SAS sold at Fellows

06 September 2021

Watches with military associations carry a certain cachet with collectors.

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The web shop window: Robert Gemmell Hutchison beach scene

30 August 2021

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Richard Winterton Auctioneers expands with Tamworth site

23 August 2021

Richard Winterton Auctioneers is expanding in Staffordshire with the opening of a new saleroom in Tamworth this autumn.

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5 Questions: Warwickshire dealer Oli Barling

23 August 2021

Oli Barling began as a collector and is now a dealer from his base in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, and trades as Boula. He focuses on 18th to 20th century decorative antiques, rustic furnishings, curios and folk art from the UK and across Europe.

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Gold medal for an England football debut doubles estimate at Fieldings' auction

23 August 2021

In the mid 1930s players making an England debut could receive a gold commemorative medal instead of their normal match fee.

Omega Seamaster Professional Planet Ocean chronograph

Omega watch made for the SAS stars in our pick of five auction highlights

20 August 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare Omega Seamaster made exclusively for members of the SAS that commanded attention at Fellows in Birmingham.

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Opportunity is aim of the game at The Game Fair

09 August 2021

LAPADA tries partnership with a different kind of fair amid latest trade challenges

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Signal book of naval ships brings bidders to Shrewsbury sale

09 August 2021

Illustrated with 76 hand-coloured flags, a 1794 Signal Book for the Ships of the Line sold to an online bidder for £11,000 in a Shrewsbury sale.

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Parfilage: the pick of the bunch at Bleasdales’ sewing sale

26 July 2021

Set of tools was designed specifically to take apart rather than create fine textiles

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Salop shop spotlight

17 July 2021

Shropshire is a fertile county for antiques centres and shops.

JOS and Two Cs ready for action

12 July 2021

Organisers prepare for events in Worcestershire and Shropshire including new fairs.

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Baltic Service coffee can with the Nelson touch

12 July 2021

A single coffee can from the Baltic Service was among the highlights of Hansons’ (25% buyer’s premium) sale on June 9, selling to a collector at £2000.

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Pick of the week: £220,000 for enigmatic faces of the Interregnum

28 June 2021

Believed to date from the mid-17th century, this double portrait is a fascinating painting on many accounts.

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Colour and texture are key to Kashmir sapphire appeal

28 June 2021

Kashmir sapphires have acquired a near-legendary status, due to their lustrous cornflower colour, soft velvety texture and extreme rarity.

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Football history-making stopwatch sold in Birmingham

28 June 2021

The stopwatch used by English referee Jack Taylor in the 1974 World Cup final sold for a within-estimate £3300 at Fellows (23/15% buyer’s premium) in Birmingham.

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Boucheron bought direct from the Bond Street shop

28 June 2021

Halls’ (23% buyer’s premium) Summer auction in Shrewsbury on June 16 included a private collection of nine pieces of Boucheron jewellery.

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