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'Wish you were here' postcard sent from the doomed Titanic comes up at Warwick auction

23 June 2018

The postcard message reads: “I wish you were here, it is a lovely boat & it would do you good. Am just going on deck.” Actually, this wouldn’t have done much good at all: the boat in question was the Titanic.

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Pick of the Week: William Bone miniature of Holbein’s Henry VIII sells at Warwick auction

04 December 2017

This enamel copy of Hans Holbein’s Whitehall mural portrait is by William Bone Senior (1792-1846) – second-generation member of the Bone dynasty of miniaturists and enamellists.

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Elegant shuttles are sew far away from the satanic mills

11 September 2017

Called shuttles, but a world away from Blake’s dark satanic mills, the two sewing tools illustrated here were hand tools used by elegant ladies doing polite tatting work. The use of luxury materials was designed to reflect their status.

Tunbridge ware spice box

Rich rewards for Kent’s cottage industry as Tunbridge ware draws the bidders

11 August 2016

Estimated at £1200-1800, a rare Tunbridge ware spice box sold for £10,600 at Bleasdales in Warwick.

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New indoor IACF fair marks a return to Stoneleigh Park

11 January 2013

International and Collectors’ Fairs are going under cover – to launch a new fair to run four times next year.

Police alert over cheque frauds

18 January 2010

POLICE are investigating cheque frauds perpetrated in London and Warwick.

Warwick approve new London-Paris MA

02 September 2006

Warwick University have validated a new MA in the History and Business of Art and Collecting offered by The Institut d’Études Supérieures des Arts (IESA) in Paris and run in partnership with the Wallace Collection.

Three into one will go

17 October 2002

THREE well-known and energetic dealerships whose trade is mainly with the trade have combined to form a major new outlet in the Midlands.