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Countdown Begins as Ivory Bill Published

Trade associations press ahead with legal challenge as Gove targets October date   The art and antiques trade association are in a race against time in their bid to challenge aspects of the governments planned…

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Palm Beach Jewellery, Art and Antique Show 2019

February 13-19, 2019   The most important event of its kind in the United States featuring over 175 international exhibitors.   Palm Beach County Convention Centre 650 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Mossgreen Vendors Baulk at ‘Unfair’ Fees

Clients of the collapsed auction house are preparing to challenge the fees being demanded by firm’s administrators to collect their own goods. Consignors of lots for upcoming sales or owners of unsold items have been…

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Chippendale under 300-year spotlight

The first of a series of events to mark the tercentenary of Tomas Chippendale’s birth  has opened at Leeds City Museum Thomas Chippendale: A celebration of craftsmanship and design, 1718-1779, is the largest exhibition the…

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Napoleonic items making headlines

Recently a flag believed to have flown from HMS Victory at the battle of Trafalgar made headlines making £240000. The 80 lot sale of Lord Horatio Nelson memorabilia always grabs peoples attention, highlights  include  ‘The…

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Miami Beach Antique Show

February 9-12 2018 at the Miami fair expo centre. About the show: Due to the closure of the Miami Beach Convention Center for its renovations, The Original Miami Antique Show will once again be held…

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King Henry III gold coin to be auctioned.

Over 800 years ago King Henry III created over 50,000 gold pennies to go into circulation,  however they realised they were too heavy and most of the coins were melted back down for there gold…

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Countdown to Ivory Consultation.

Deadline: 11:45pm, December 29, 2017 The Parliamentary group on the issue of the proposed blanket ban on the sale of elephant ivory within the UK (ATG No 2319). A cynic might, however, feel that we…

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Remembering 42 years of Christies South Kensington Auctions

The final Curtain call With the disappearance of Christie’s South Kensington, the London market is in a state of flux. At its peak in the 80’s and 90’sholding eight or more sales a week, Christie’s…

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