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IACF Newark

New Midlands antiques fair planned by organiser IACF

10 August 2023

Events organiser IACF (International Antiques & Collectors Fairs) is to launch a new fair in the Midlands.

Volvo 245

End of an era for antiques dealers: Volvo Estate cars to no longer be sold in the UK

09 August 2023

After 70 years, the Volvo Estate - the workhorse of countless antiques dealers over the years - is being withdrawn from the UK market.

The Voyage of Governor Philip to Botany Bay

Copy of the ‘foundation book of modern Australia’ comes to auction

08 August 2023

Following the arrival of the first British colonists and convicts to Australia in 1788, early accounts of the settlement on the continent were created.

Wellington chest

A Victorian Wellington chest is among five lots to watch

07 August 2023

With estimates from £300, here are five previews of items coming up for auction this week.

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Top stories this week including Asian art stolen from a London dealer

06 August 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of two thefts from a Kensington Church Street dealer.

Vintage pannier dress

Extraordinary 18th century pannier dress stars in our pick of five auction highlights

04 August 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes an ornate 5ft wide pannier dress that made five times estimate in Gloucestershire.

Trabant military car

Museum of life in East Germany comes to auction

03 August 2023

The entire inventory of a museum devoted to life in East Germany will be auctioned by Historia Auctionata in Berlin on August 26.