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VINTAGE OBSESSION #10: TRETCHIKOFF PRINTS

VINTAGE OBSESSION #10: TRETCHIKOFF PRINTS

Posted December 2nd, 2013 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant Definitely firmly in the ‘kitsch vintage’ category (and likely to be sniffed at by any serious antique art collectors), the prints ...

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MAKE A “FOUR-TUNE!”

Posted November 22nd, 2013 by iacf

MAKE A “FOUR-TUNE!”     Channel 4’s hit series Four Rooms is back and looking for people who want to sell their show stopping items for life changing amounts of money.

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VINTAGE OBESSION #9: Copper Saucepans

VINTAGE OBESSION #9: Copper Saucepans

Posted November 8th, 2013 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant Severe symptoms: I pause the new Waitrose TV advert, just so I can ogle Gordon Ramsey’s impressive collection of vintage copper sau...

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VINTAGE OBESSION #8: Tap inserts

VINTAGE OBESSION #8: Tap inserts

Posted October 24th, 2013 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant There’s something so more-ish about the little porcelain discs from antique taps and bathroom fittings. There’s a plethora of stray...

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I need help!

I need help!

Posted October 3rd, 2013 by iacf

Antiques & Collectables Expert ~ Author & Publisher Mark Hill It's a thorny one, this. I might not make many new friends, but dealers, auction house specialists and other 'experts' (if you ...

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October Fairs

October Fairs

Posted September 27th, 2013 by iacf

OCTOBER IACF FAIRS Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Event in Europe Thursday 10th ~ Friday 11th October Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground, Newark SAT NAV: ...

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VINTAGE OBESSION #7: Woods Ware

VINTAGE OBESSION #7: Woods Ware

Posted September 9th, 2013 by iacf

Interiors Journalist (and Vintage Shopping Addict), Ellie Tennant Like many people of their generation, my grandparents had the full set of Woods Ware china, in ‘Beryl’ peppermint green. It popped ...

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September Fairs

September Fairs

Posted September 4th, 2013 by iacf

SEPTEMBER IACF FAIRS Ardingly International Antiques & Collectors Fair Largest Antiques Fair in the South of England Tuesday 3rd ~ Wednesday 4th September South of England Showground, Ardingly ...

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Trade vs. Retail

Trade vs. Retail

Posted August 5th, 2013 by iacf

Antiques & Collectables Expert ~ Author & Publisher Mark Hill When I started working in the antiques industry, buying at auction was deemed buying at ‘trade’, and buying from a dealer was d...

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