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ITS GOOD TO LOSE … NOW AND AGAIN!

ITS GOOD TO LOSE … NOW AND AGAIN!

Posted October 2nd, 2018 by Robert Shaw and filed under Dealer Corner

Robert Shaw is a regular stallholder at Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, where he can usually be found in his usual pitch in the George Stephenson building. In this piece, he casts a nostalgic eye back to the days when antiques dealers had mullet haircuts, leather jackets and drove around in clapped-out Morris Minors and Volvo Estates, losing money on many of their deals...'What's changed?' I hear you cry!

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