Clock dealer prefers leisurely open weekends over fairs and the internet

02 July 2018

For Paul Nunn, founder of antique clocks and barometers dealership Olde Time, the virtues of fairs and the internet have always been secondary to that of the physical shop.


Wyndham wakes in Norfolk

02 July 2018

Some 240 lots in a recent two-day book sale in Norfolk came from the library of local authors and collectors David and Patricia Cory, with science fiction, fantasy, ghost stories and crime fiction very much in evidence.


Harleston is streets ahead

04 June 2018

The pretty market town of Harleston in Norfolk’s Waveney Valley is getting ready for its busy annual community-led antiques and vintage street market, now in its fifth year.


Fair is back at Bayfield Hall

21 May 2018

The second annual antiques fair at Bayfield Hall in north Norfolk takes place on Sunday, June 10.


Carrington shows her touch of tinsel

23 April 2018

In the early 1920s, the artist Dora Carrington (1893-1932) began creating a series of foil glass paintings.


Postcards revealing all aspects of Jewish life

23 April 2018

A remarkable collection of around 4500 postcards relating to a wide range of aspects of Jewish life in the 19th and 20th centuries was the fascinating, and often sobering, centre of interest when offered by Norfolk auction house Horners (17% buyer’s premium).


Cashing in on flashy cases

12 March 2018

Flash from the past at the Diss rooms of TW Gaze (18% buyer’s premium).


Marine diploma group passes Norfolk sale test

05 March 2018

More than 100 paintings owned by the Royal Society of Marine Artists were dispersed in a Norfolk auction.


Silver packs a punch in Diss

12 February 2018

A good weight and a good name helped this London 1890 embossed silver punch bowl to double the lower estimate at TW Gaze (18% buyer’s premium).


Of Mice and Men and Biggles

12 February 2018

Michael Rothenstein’s illustration of Lennie Small and George Millon, the Californian migrant workers whose story is told in John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, formed both the jacket illustration and the frontispiece (shown below) to the 1927, first UK edition.

Raynham Hall

BADA Friends kicks off 2018 with Butchoff Antiques and Raynham Hall initiatives

22 January 2018

The British Antiques Dealers’ Association (BADA) is continuing its support of the wider art and antiques market with the promotion of a country house collection and more of its ‘young dealer’ networking events.


Suffolk railwayana steams into sale

18 December 2017

More than 400 lots of railwayana, assembled from the 1950s onwards by a single collector, will be offered at Norfolk auction house TW Gaze on January 5.


Warblers, hummers and hunters at auction

16 October 2017

Pictures, prints and taxidermic displays accounted for the larger part of the Ornithology Sale held by Keys (17.5% buyer’s premium) on September 22, but it also offered some 175 book lots, many of them multiples.


Marine themes: more means moor at Keys

16 October 2017

Keys is holding two specialist sales next year to whet the appetite. Not only does the Norfolk auction house have a shipshape selection dedicated to ‘local hero’ Nelson, but it has also secured the diploma collection of the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA), Tom Derbyshire writes.


Early starters learn about silver

18 September 2017

Charlie King has reason to be proud of his performance at the Hingham Antiques Fair in Norfolk in August when he closed a deal for £900 on a 1906 Arts & Crafts silver tazza.


Busy summer in Norfolk creates warm sales glow

11 September 2017

It was a busy summer for Keys (20% buyer’s premium), who had book sales in both July and August.


Events bring Norfolk broad smiles

04 September 2017

Organiser delighted by the response to her antiques and militaria fairs held in East Anglia...


Lot of local interest for Maurice Gorham first edition

04 September 2017

Sold for £420 in an August 24-25 sale held by Keys (17.5% buyer’s premium) was a 1939 first of Maurice Gorham’s 'The Local', with its 15 coloured litho illustrations by Edward Ardizzone.


Lowestoft musicians play £4000 part in Keys’ sale

14 August 2017

A pair of white glazed figures of musicians made by the Lowestoft factory c.1770 sold for £4000 at the July 18 sale at Keys (plus 20% buyer’s premium) of Aylsham.


Norfolk young dealers in Clover

17 July 2017

Along with its sister group in the US, members of Antiques Young Guns – “brilliant old things from bright young things” – now span at least three continents. AYG’s core message of support for up-and-coming professionals in the trade has never been stronger.