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The Beauty of Antique Perfume Bottles

The Beauty of Antique Perfume Bottles

Posted February 16th, 2018 by Grant Nicholas IACF and filed under Dealer Corner

Vivienne King is a regular exhibitor at the Shepton Mallet Antiques and Collectors Fair held at the Bath & West Showground. Based in Somerset, she specialises in antique perfume bottles and is on the Committee of the UK Chapter of the IPBA (International Perfume Bottle Association). Grant Nicholas speaks to her about her specialist subject.

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What can you buy with £100 at an Antiques Fair?

What can you buy with £100 at an Antiques Fair?

Posted February 8th, 2018 by Grant Nicholas IACF and filed under New-Comers Guides to Antiques Fairs

Antiques are expensive, aren't they? What could you possibly find for £100 or under at a major Antiques Fair? Well, rather a lot as it turns out...

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ATTERS ANTIQUES: We Are FOREVER Open...

ATTERS ANTIQUES: We Are FOREVER Open...

Posted January 25th, 2018 by Atters Attree and filed under Dealer Corner

With tongue firmly in cheek (we think), Satirist and Antique Collector Michael ‘Atters’ Attree casts his wry eye over the world of Antiques Fairs (collecting and dealing), giving us an insight into his singularly unconventional, whimsical and occasionally naughty view of the subject. In this instalment, he waxes lyrical over the beauty of Victorian Wrought Ironwork, bemoans its decline and introduces us to one of his favourite dealers at Ardingly Antiques Fair.

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The Watch Market Today

The Watch Market Today

Posted December 14th, 2017 by Micael Delage-Pandeli and filed under Dealer Corner

Michael Delage-Pandeli, watch dealer for over 25 years, warns of over-inflated prices in the vintage watch market, and gives some suggestions of watches which can still be bought at sensible prices.

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ATTERS ANTIQUES: We Are FOREVER Open...

ATTERS ANTIQUES: We Are FOREVER Open...

Posted December 12th, 2017 by Atters Attree and filed under Dealer Corner

With tongue firmly in cheek (we think), Satirist and Antique Collector Michael ‘Atters’ Attree casts his wry eye over the world of Antiques Fairs - collecting and dealing, giving us an insight into his singularly unconventional, whimsical and occasionally naughty view of the subject. Please note that all views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and not necessarily those of the organisation and its management.

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Winners claim their prize at Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair

Winners claim their prize at Shepton Mallet Antiques Fair

Posted November 20th, 2017 by Grant Nicholas IACF and filed under IACF News & Other Interesting Stuff

The winners of the Shepton Mallet Competition collect their prizes and choose their antique treasures at the November Fair.

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Best Dressed Stall Winner - Newark October 2017 - Robin Unsworth

Best Dressed Stall Winner - Newark October 2017 - Robin Unsworth

Posted October 16th, 2017 by Grant Nicholas IACF and filed under IACF News & Other Interesting Stuff

Winner of 'Best Dressed Stall' at the Newark October 2017 Fair is Robin Unsworth & Family.

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Winners of 'Best Dressed Stall' at Ardingly Antiques & Collectors Fair

Winners of 'Best Dressed Stall' at Ardingly Antiques & Collectors Fair

Posted September 7th, 2017 by Grant Nicholas IACF and filed under IACF News & Other Interesting Stuff

Congratulations go to Reg Penny and his stall partner Daniel King for winning 'Best Dressed Stall' at the Sept 2017 Ardingly International Antiques Fair!

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New Ambulance Unit Unveiled at Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair

Posted August 31st, 2017 by iacf and filed under IACF News & Other Interesting Stuff

Newark Community First Aid have long been a reassuring and caring presence for everyone who attends the Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair. So the organisers (iacf) were especially happy, and indeed honoured, that they should choose their event as the site to unveil their brand new £30,000 ambulance unit.

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