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Air Force Vet On 'Antiques Roadshow' Finds Out A Watch He Bought For $345 In The 1970s Is A Rare Rolex Worth Up To $700K An Air Force vet on 'Antiques Roadshow' learned a Rolex he bought for $345 in the 1970s is now worth up to $700,000 at auction.

Meet David Harper: Antiques Road Trip and Bargain Hunt star to painting career! David Harper is one of the most beloved presenters on a range of antiques programmes from Flog It and Bargain Hunt to Antiques Road Trip. Find out everything you need to know about the presenter here! David Harper is a 53-year-old antiques broker, painter, auctioneer and telly presenter from Middlesborough.

Who is Louise Gostelow? Meet Antiques Road Trip's favourite auctioneer! Louise Gostelow is one of the latest additions to the Antiques Road Trip team, having joined in 2018. Find out about Louise's auctioneering career here!

Antiques Roadshow guest breaks down over huge valuation of Delftware plates John gestured towards one of the plates that looked as if it had been broken in half. He said: "I mean this one is in a bit of a shocking state. It's been broken in half, I mean someone liked it enough to stick it back together just about but it's barely held together.

STV seals BBC deal for 140 episodes of Antiques Road Trip shows Antiques Road Trip and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip are the engine room to our production company, and I'm thrilled to be leading them into this next phase of their production life cycle." Meanwhile, Hunter has made a brace of appointments to his senior team.

Auctions: how to buy everything from art to antiques We ask Mark Gilding of Market Harborough auction house Gildings to demystify the bidding process, so you can find perfect pieces for your home in the saleroom. Find out more about buying, living in and decorating period homes on the Period Living hub page.

Vermont's small antiques stores are disappearing In 1979, the Vermont Antique Dealers Association had 119 members. By 2004 it was down to 77, and now there are only 44, said Brian Bittner, a Shelburne antiques dealer and collector who is the past president of the association.

Antiques Roadshow guest shocked by painting of Queen Elizabeth II’s impressive valuation ANTIQUES ROADSHOW has a long standing tradition of revealing the true worth of items found in lofts or handed down without the owner knowing just what they have been sitting on.

Area antiques get national exposure on 'Antiques Roadshow' as locally filmed episodes begin to air WEST FARGO — Bonanzaville is always a trip through the past. The West Fargo property, owned and operated by the Cass County Historical Society, features buildings packed with relics that help illustrate the history of the area.

Antiques & Art Winter Sale Event - Starts Jan 25 Sale Begins January 25, 2020The Winter Antiques and Art Event Is Going On NowGet Up To 30% offWith Over 10,000 Magnificent And Unique ItemsBut Hurry In, The Sale Ends SoonFree Off-Street Parking - ANTIQUES - ART - Chandeliers - Dining Tables - Lamps - Sculptures - INTERIOR DESIGN and DÉCOR - CUSTOM FURNITURE - FURNITURE REPAIR and REFINISHING...

Antiques, cricket and palace history - celebrities hit the road in Sussex ANTIQUES, cricket and the history of Brighton's Royal Pavilion all featured in a BBC television show on Thursday night. Comedian Shappi Korsandi and TV presenter Konnie Huq toured Sussex in vintage cars in the Celebrity Antiques Roadtrip.

Rich Chinese bring antiques back home from Japan The excitement inside the Hongo Antique Gallery in Tokyo was palpable as a group of about 400 prospective buyers from China eagerly awaited the bidding to begin on a treasure from their homeland.

Antiques dealer who helped hide £12million hoard of Viking coins spared jail Paul Wells concealed five Anglo-Saxon coins worth up to £75,000 in the handle of a magnifying glass after two metal detectorists unearthed the so-called Leominster Hoard on Herefordshire farmland in 2015. Wells was found guilty of conspiracy to conceal criminal property in November last year, alongside three other men.

Paul Nash poster drives demand Designed in 1937, the poster was produced for the famous 'You can be sure of Shell' series of advertising posters, promoting various British landmarks. Printed by the firm of Waterlow, it depicts a view of Kimmeridge Folly in the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset.

Stuart Devlin collection in Dorset sale A collection of silver surprise eggs and baubles by the Australian-born designer Stuart Devlin is expected to sell for thousands when it goes under the hammer in Dorset soon.

Antiques Roadshow expert stunned by telegram from Hitler with hidden valuation twist ANTIQUES ROADSHOW has a long standing tradition of revealing the true quality of items usually found in lofts or handed down without the owner knowing just what they have been sitting on.

Antiques Road Show Features Man Who Bought Rolex Oyster Paul Newman For $345.97 In The Early 70s And Never Wore It For more, visit Antiques Roadshow. All images: Antiques Roadshow. Thanks to @nomadofwaves on Twitter for the tip!

George Leslie Hunter in Winchester saleroom A painting by the Scottish colourist George Leslie Hunter will go under the hammer in Bellmans of Winchester's Painting Sale next month with an estimate of £40,000 to £60,000. The oil on canvas entitled Villefranche, is signed to the lower left, 'G L Hunter' and bears labels from from fine art gallery Alex Reid and Lefevre verso.

Intriguing colonial Australian brooch to go under the hammer A fascinating mid-19th century colonial Australian 18ct gold and seed pearl brooch is up for auction at Fellows in Birmingham.

Will it be a G'day for Australian Brooch A rare Australian gold brooch is set to go under the hammer in Birmingham next week just in for this year's Australia Day.

Everything You Need to Know About This Year's Round Top Antiques Show For about a week every spring and fall, the small Texas town of Round Top-situated right between Austin and Houston-swells from a year-round population of just 90 to somewhere between 50,000 and 100,000, depending on who you ask. Upwards of 4,000 vendors from across the globe arrive to fill countless fields, tents, and barns along Route 237.

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip heads to Scotland BBC hit antiques show Celebrity Antiques Road Trip is back on TV screens, featuring a line-up of famous faces from stage, screen, comedy, sport and music as they hunt for hidden gems in a bid to make the biggest profit buying and selling antiques.

Antiques Trade Talks - Marc Kitchen-Smith Antiques dealer Marc Kitchen-Smith shows us around his Cornish shop and shares his passion for antiques after a lifetime of buying, selling and collecting.

Eerie footage inside old antiques store branded UK's most haunted shop Chilling footage captured on CCTV shows items mysteriously falling from shelves of the building - now an antiques shop - without any apparent reason whatsoever. In one particularly startling clip a bizarre 'mist' can be seen floating through the air in the middle of the night, when the shop was locked up and empty.

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