1) Dealers and collectors make their final challenge to Ivory Act
A High Court judge has granted dealers and collectors permission to take their Ivory Act 2018 challenge to the Court of Appeal, a move that could delay the law’s enforcement into spring next year.
2) Is the price right? At Olympia, dealers give buyers their tips on negotiation
A fair’s last day is traditional hunting ground for buyers seeking discounts. This timing may be misguided, however, as ATG learned in the closing hours of the Winter Art & Antiques Fair at Olympia London.
3) Auction record for Star Wars toy set in US with sale of rocket-firing Boba Fett figure
A new record for any Star Wars toy has been set in the US with the appearance at auction of a rare prototype action figure – the J-slot rocket-firing Boba Fett.
4) Huge polar exploration exhibition opens at Spink in London
Auction house Spink is to host a comprehensive polar exhibition at its saleroom in Southampton Row, London.
5) Five lots to watch at auction including a rediscovered Paul Nash painting, a tripod table and a rare sampler
With estimates from £600-70,000, here are five previews of upcoming sales.
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