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Author Archives: Robert Shaw

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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A Question of Taste?

A Question of Taste?

Posted May 2nd, 2017 by Robert Shaw and filed under Dealer Corner

Rob Shaw gives us his opinion on current 'trends' in the antiques world,

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HELLO, is it me you’re looking for?

HELLO, is it me you’re looking for?

Posted March 22nd, 2017 by Robert Shaw and filed under Dealer Corner

Rob Shaw gives his view on the reality of Antiques dealing in the 21st Century.

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Fairs the answer to taxing times.

Fairs the answer to taxing times.

Posted March 3rd, 2017 by Robert Shaw and filed under Dealer Corner

Robert Shaw talks about the difficulties facing many Antiques Dealers today, and explains why he thinks Antiques & Collectors Fairs are one answer to the problem.

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