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An Only Fools & Horses van and an Arts & Crafts wall clock are among five lots to watch

22 November 2021

With estimates from £80-20,000, here are five previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of the contents of Greystoke Castle coming to auction

21 November 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of the contents of Grade II* listed Greystoke Castle near Penrith coming to auction at Mitchells of Cockermouth.

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Stereoscopy book by historian and rock star praises King’s College London professor

20 November 2021

The launch of Queen’s guitarist Brian May and historian Denis Pellerin’s new book ‘Stereoscopy: The Dawn of 3-D’ was held at King’s College London to honour a past-professor at the university.

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US Constitution copy takes $41m at New York auction 

19 November 2021

A hedge fund billionaire has outbid a group of crowdfunded cryptocurrency fans for a copy of the US Constitution and has agreed to loan it to a museum.

Oscar Nemon clay maquette of Sir Winston Churchill

Clay maquette of Winston Churchill stars in our pick of five auction highlights

19 November 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a clay maquette of Sir Winston Churchill that soared 13 times over estimate at an auction in Dorset.

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National Trust property secures 18th-century portrait destined for auction after anonymous donor steps in

18 November 2021

A portrait by renowned society artist Thomas Hudson (1701-79) has been secured for National Trust property Wimpole Hall in Cambridgeshire.

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Dreweatts sponsors new Historic Houses award

17 November 2021

Auction house Dreweatts has teamed up with Historic Houses, a group of independent historic properties across the UK, to launch an award.