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Clock fairs at the double

31 October 2022

If horology is your passion then two events coming up will prove timely.

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Birmingham fair reduces set-up from two days to one to maintain low costs for exhibitors

17 October 2022

Thousands of visitors are expected to descend on the NEC in Birmingham next month for one of country’s larger vetted antiques and fine art fairs.

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British and overseas silver at Fellows

05 September 2022

The Silver, Coins & Medals auction at Fellows in Birmingham on September 13 will include this garniture of three George V silver pedestal bowls with lion and serpent embellishments. estimated at £1500-2500.

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Call to arms: fairs in Bristol and Birmingham

29 August 2022

Organised by Tricorn Fairs, the biannual Bristol Fine Antique Arms Fair returns on Sunday, September 11, at a new venue: the Aztec West Hotel and Spa.

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Fourteen bidders eager for a slice of the illusion action

22 August 2022

Percy Thomas Tibbles, born in Hampstead, London, in 1881, was destined to become famous for cutting women in half.

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Art Deco necklace bearing the Boivin mark makes over 10-times estimate

04 July 2022

This Art Deco turquoise, rock crystal and black enamelled silver necklace carries the maker’s mark of the celebrated French atelier René Boivin.

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Relic of George III at Fellows

04 July 2022

The Fine Jewellery auction at Fellows on August 4 includes a gold George III mourning ring.

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Bronze stars in Birmingham’s NEC fair

25 April 2022

A 19th century French bronze of a woman in a hat was among the highlight sales at the recent Art & Antiques for Everyone fair at Birmingham’s NEC.

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Victorian lamps get clean away

04 April 2022

A large collection of Victorian oil lamps was sold by Fellows (23% buyer’s premium) as part of a timed online auction ending on March 15.

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International buyers ready for Birmingham

28 March 2022

Now UK restrictions on international travellers have eased, the organisers of The Art & Antiques for Everyone (AAfE) fair at the NEC Birmingham are hoping for a return of buyers from further afield.

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Playful Tinworth packs a Punch and Judy

07 March 2022

As a Doulton ‘lifer’ George Tinworth’s (1843-1913) output was immense.

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Super Seamaster 300 at Birmingham auction

07 March 2022

The Omega Seamaster 300, launched in 1957 simultaneously with the Railmaster and the Speedmaster, appears in numerous variations.

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Medal reflects unofficial Olympics that followed the 1904 St Louis flop

03 January 2022

This silver medal sold for £3250 at Fellows (23% buyer’s premium) is one of a relatively small number awarded at the Intercalated Games in Athens in 1906.

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Art & Antiques for Everyone: Birmingham fair keeps it simple

15 November 2021

Tweaked procedures and pricing policy is proving successful as major event finally returns

Mourning rings

Mourning glory: set of rings takes £31,000

11 October 2021

Gold and enamel mourning rings remembered at Birmingham auction.

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Art & Antiques for Everyone fair back in Birmingham in November

04 October 2021

Organisers of the Art & Antiques for Everyone (AAfE) fair have announced it will return this winter to its venue at the NEC in Birmingham from November 25-28.

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Dates to remember for mourning jewellery

20 September 2021

Fellows’ Fine Jewellery sale in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter on September 30 includes an extraordinary collection of 63 mourning rings.

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Omega Seamaster made exclusively for the SAS sold at Fellows

06 September 2021

Watches with military associations carry a certain cachet with collectors.

Omega Seamaster Professional Planet Ocean chronograph

Omega watch made for the SAS stars in our pick of five auction highlights

20 August 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare Omega Seamaster made exclusively for members of the SAS that commanded attention at Fellows in Birmingham.

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Colour and texture are key to Kashmir sapphire appeal

28 June 2021

Kashmir sapphires have acquired a near-legendary status, due to their lustrous cornflower colour, soft velvety texture and extreme rarity.