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Jupiter Antiques show off affordable finds at new autumn exhibition

19 October 2016

A new selling exhibition at Jupiter Antiques this weekend features a selection of the porcelain specialist’s more affordable pieces.

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Doing thy bidding – Stoneware from Canterbury Cathedral raises £210,000

27 September 2016

Canterbury Cathedral’s prayers were answered when every one of the 144 lots from its cathedral stone sale were sold at Canterbury Auction Galleries at the weekend.

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D-Day Landings flag up for auction in Kent

20 September 2016

A D-Day Landings Omaha Beach flag is being offered at C&T Auctioneers on September 28.

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Lowry and Vicari in the mix at Kent auction

13 September 2016

A collection of Lowry prints and a painting by Andrew Vicari, previously known as one of the richest living artists, are up for auction at Grand Auctions in Folkestone next week.

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Canterbury Cathedral Great South Window stonework up for auction

16 August 2016

It is not every day you get the chance to own a unique, original piece of the oldest church in England still in use. If that is your desire, on September 24 your prayers will be answered.

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Tindle paintings trundle into Folkestone saleroom

21 April 2016

A selection of works by David Tindle (b.1932) will be offered at Grand Auctions in Folkestone on May 9.

Blackamoor waiter removed after Twitter backlash

14 December 2015

An antiques shop owner in Kent has removed a blackamoor sign from outside her shop after social media users claimed it was offensive.

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Medal recalls bravery of Kent lifeboatman

01 August 2015

A silver medal awarded to a lifeboatman who rescued sailors from a sinking ship in hurricane-force winds off the Kent coast in 1891 is to be sold at Canterbury Auction Galleries.

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Newly launched all-week vintage market is packed out with 160 traders

20 February 2015

If you get your skates on and head to the Kent coast you will find things are on the move for antiques collectors.

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Landing a prize catch

15 May 2014

A very rare Allcock Ariel reel with its original calf leather case sold for a wholly unexpected £6600 at Westenhanger Auctioneers (20% buyer’s premium) in Stanford, near Ashford, on April 13.

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Coffee is served – at 140 times estimate

17 October 2013

The English porcelain highlight of the last month was undoubtedly this Worcester coffee pot sold at Tunbridge Wells & Hastings.

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Dealers stage joint clock show

29 October 2012

This Shibyama decorated ivory timepiece is a highlight of Derek Roberts Antiques’ and Patric Capon Fine Antique Clocks’ joint exhibition of carriage and other travelling clocks from October 29 to November 3 at 25 Shipbourne Road in Tonbridge, Kent.

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A homecoming for Fred Cuming

06 September 2012

This image shows artist Fred Cuming (b.1936) viewing one of his own paintings depicting his studio in Hythe. It was a work he had not seen for 42 years until it turned up for an auction taking place on September 19.

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Wembley ticket at Folkestone auction holds special memory for specialist

03 September 2012

Jonathan Riley has a particular interest in a Wembley ticket from the 1953 match which shocked the world – he was sitting in the crowd mesmerised as the ‘Magical Magyars’ tore England apart 6-3.

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Henry Moore panel emerges in Folkestone

17 May 2012

The sale at Grand Auctions in Folkestone on May 23 will offer a textile wall panel designed by Henry Moore in the 1940s, of which only 65 were made.

Bonhams open in Tunbridge Wells

04 July 2011

BONHAMS have taken part of the ground floor of Royal Victoria House in the Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, as their new operational base in Kent and Sussex.

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Marble bust stolen from Kent church

07 March 2011

THIS marble portrait bust of Ann Borrett by the 18th century sculptor Henry Cheere was stolen from the Church of St Peter and St Paul in Shoreham, Kent at the end of January.

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New premises for Kent saleroom

23 August 2010

ON Wednesday, September 8, Kent auctioneers Ibbett Mosely will hold their first sale in new premises at 125 High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1UT.

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Police appeal after Kent raid

07 June 2010

THIS brass inlaid mahogany bracket clock with a white enamel dial signed Drury, Cheshunt, was one of a number of antiques stolen during a break-in at Antiques at the Corn Exchange, Tunbridge Wells.

Canterbury double fine sales

01 June 2010

CANTERBURY Auction Galleries are to embark on a new sales format that will double the number of fine sales held annually and offer every lot to a potential worldwide audience of Internet bidders.