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The names were selected from nominations by a panel of judges chaired by Eric Knowles. They had to select the best in a wide range of categories which has produced some interesting results. Winners will be announced and awards presented at the Grosvenor House Hotel on June 20.

Winners will be chosen from the list below.

General Dealers

London: Pelham Galleries, Patricia Harvey, Richard Philp
England: Reindeer Antiques, Northants;
The Country Seat, Oxfordshire;
Witney Antiques, Oxfordshire
Wales: F.E. Anderson & Son, Powys;
Country Antiques, Dyfed
Scotland: Georgian Antiques, Edinburgh;
Tim Wright, Glasgow
Northern Ireland:
Ballinderry Antiques, Lisburn; MacHenry Antiques, Newtown Abbey;
Carroll’s Antiques, Belfast;
Oakland Antiques, Belfast

Specialist Dealers

Furniture: Avon Antiques, Wiltshire; Blairman, London;
Richard Courtney, London
Ceramics: Roderic Jellicoe, London;
Jonathan Horne, London
Clocks, Watches and Barometers: Derek Roberts, Tonbridge;
John Carlton-Smith, London
Decorative Arts: AS Antique Galleries, Manchester;
New Century, London;
The Target Gallery, London
Silver: J. H. Bourdon Smith, London;
Fay Lucas Gallery, London;
Daniel Bexfield, London;
Marks Antiques, London
Glass: Delomosne & Sons, Wiltshire;
Jeanette Hayhurst, London; Somervale Antiques, Bath
Collectables: Cobwebs, Southampton;
Christopher Sykes, Woburn;
Sue Pearson, Brighton
Oriental: S. Marchant & Sons, London; Barry Davies, London;
G. Walters, Antiquarius, London
Jewellery: Tadema Gallery, London;
Wartski, London;
Didier Antiques, London;
St James Antiques, Manchester

Auction Houses

London: Christie’s South Kensington;
Bonhams Lots Road;
Rosebery Fine Art
England: Dreweatt Neate, Berkshire; Tennants, N. Yorkshire; Halls, Shropshire;
Hy Duke & Sons, Dorset
Wales: Peter Francis, Carmarthen;
Roger Jones & Co, Colwyn Bay; Wingetts, Wrexham
Scotland: Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh; McTears, Glasgow;
Phillips, Edinburgh; Loves, Perth
Northern Ireland:
Temple Auctions, Lisburn

Fair of the Year

BADA Fair, March;
Olympia Fair, June;
Grosvenor House, June;
Thames Valley, April;
Antiques For Everyone, August.

Best Antiques Town or Village

Brighton, E. Sussex;
Newark, Nottinghamshire; Honiton, Devon;
Dorking, Surrey;
Horncastle, Lincolnshire

The shortlist for the antiques personality of the year has not yet been announced.