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First World War veteran was also Polar explorer

19 November 2018

The ‘heroic age’ of Polar Exploration coincided with the First World War. Shackleton’s perilous 1914-17 expedition was conducted against the backdrop of war in the northern hemisphere, while other earlier Polar explorers found themselves caught up in the conflict.

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Buyers dig deep for classical ‘Roman’ bust at Sheffield auction

08 October 2018

A classical marble bust took an unexpected £129,000 at Sheffield Auction Gallery on September 21.

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Medals recall striking talent of ‘Bomber’

14 May 2018

The footballing power of mighty George Brown led to his nickname of ‘Bomber’ decades before the title went to Gerd Müller. Brown’s glory days were with Huddersfield Town FC, a power in the land 90 years ago.

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Be an antiques tourist in the north thanks to new guide

14 May 2018

Dealer Anthony Bucke has been in the trade for 35 years and opened an antiques centre in the Somerset town of Crewkerne in 2012.

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Huddersfield Town and Manchester United football legends remembered in auction lots

17 April 2018

What do Denis Law and George ‘Bomber’ Brown have in common? The answer is Huddersfield Town, whose miraculous survival in the Premier League seems to have been confirmed after beating Watford 1-0 in the latest round of games.

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WATCH: Sheffield auctioneer sells “fantastic piece of engineering” as model train bid to £13,400

12 October 2017

An extraordinarily detailed steam engine built by a modelmaker over many years has sold at auction for £13,400.

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Model locomotives steam into auctions in Sheffield and Sherborne

18 September 2017

Model steam trains are a niche collecting area but examples which precisely match the actual engines they represent can make thousands of pounds.

Cinema venue for vintage in Sheffield

03 July 2017

A vintage, salvage and artisan market with lots of music, entertainment and speciality food stalls, as well as clothes and homewares, will be held inside and outside The Abbeydale Picture House in Sheffield’s Antiques Quarter on Sunday, July 9.

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Rolls-Royces from different eras gear up for auctions

07 February 2017

Sheffield Auction Gallery uses the rather euphemistic term ‘weathered patina’ when describing the condition of a Rolls-Royce it has estimated at £1000-1200 in its February 24 sale.

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Impressive RAF Bomber Command medals of Squadron Leader Sydney Clayton offered at Sheffield Auction Gallery

10 January 2017

With the heroics of ‘the few’ in the Battle of Britain more or less guaranteeing auction interest, it is easy to overlook the incredible bravery of bomber crews.

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The Osbournes swoop on Black Sabbath memorabilia

15 September 2016

The Osbourne family have snapped up Black Sabbath memorabilia ahead of a planned auction in Sheffield.

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The signs of progress for Sheffield dealers

08 April 2015

Sheffield’s antiques quarter has been put on the map with new brown signs to illustrate its cultural significance.

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Fierce bidding for Stephenson’s bright spark in Sheffield auction

22 January 2014

The unexpected high point of the latest sale held at Sheffield Auction Gallery was this rare survivor – one of two miner’s lamps entered for sale by a local vendor.

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Sheffield antiques quarter shows signs of revitalisation for retail

22 October 2012

Sheffield Antiques Quarter is planning a November 25 Christmas fair as its official opening, but it has effectively already relaunched.

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Sheffield dealers lead the way in reviving their fortunes

09 July 2012

If the people of Sheffield weren’t aware of the vibrant Antiques Quarter right under their noses, they must be now.

Sheffield trade plan antiques quarter revival

30 April 2012

TRADERS in Sheffield have launched an initiative to promote the city’s antiques quarter that could provide a template for other parts of the country to follow.

New home and new name for Sheffield auctioneers

17 January 2011

YORKSHIRE'S ELR Auctions have moved to new bespoke premises, rebranding as the Sheffield Auction Gallery.

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Hausburg’s masterpiece in Sheffield

30 March 2009

SHEFFIELD’S ELR Auctions sold this exceptional Victorian inlaid ebony table cabinet as part of their quarterly antiques and fine art sale on March 27.

Purchasing fashions change in Sheffield

31 January 2005

ELR, Sheffield, December 10, Buyer’s premium: 15 per cent Changing fashion was the talking point at ELR’s recent quarterly antiques sale. While the market for traditional furniture remains difficult, collectable names from the 20th century were in high demand.

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Where reliable trains just get better…

07 July 2004

THE railways themselves may not be as dependable as they were, but you can absolutely count on Sheffield Railwayana Auctions coming up with the goods. June 12 saw the specialists, who still don’t charge buyer’s premium, steaming along to a £438,000 total from 530 lots.