Buying a classic car as an investment – is it a good idea?

Posted on 11 August 2021

It's no secret - the cost of secondhand cars is soaring. The value on second hand motors is the highest it's ever been, thanks to...

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Philatelist wish list

Posted on 27 June 2021

Stamp collecting You may have seen the news recently as the worlds most valuable stamp recently sold in auction. Whilst the headlines say it ‘fell...

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Gold Coin testing

Posted on 09 June 2021

How to correctly test gold coins. For as long as gold has had any worth, there have been people who tried to make it themselves,...

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UK’s Top Three Auction Houses

Posted on 30 March 2021

UK’s top three Auction houses - fact file. Sothebys/Bonhams/Christies   Sotheby's was established on 11 March 1744 in London by Sotheby’s founder, Samuel Baker, It is named...

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Chapter and Verse. The world’s most expensive books.

Posted on 23 February 2021

You may have noticed on our link to Antiques we use an image of antique books. Rare and limited edition books are incredibly valuable and...

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Taking it online – the rise of the luxury sale during covid.

Posted on 16 February 2021

Sothebys under the ownership of french-israeli telecoms magnate Pattrick Drahi, restructured in December to two ‘equally important’ divisions - one to continue in fine art,...

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Expensive – and stolen!

Posted on 31 July 2020

Luxury lifestyle and luxury items always come with a security risk. Check out our list of some of the most expensive things that have actually been...

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Hidden Gems

Posted on 02 July 2020

You might read about it in a novel or see it in the movies, but does it actually happen - do people stumble across rare...

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