The Antiques Roadshow

The Antiques Roadshow

The fans of the classic TV show The Antiques Road Show will be happy to learn the US version of the show will be returning to screens in June this year. Quite a few amateur Antique collectors started their love of antiquing from this show, either the British original or the US version. (more…)

Most Valuable Antiques Ever Sold

Most Expensive Antiques Ever Sold

The price of some antiques simply boggle the mind, with amounts being commanded that are not just amazing, they are truly beyond belief. It is, of course, every antique hunters dream to come upon such an item, and add it to their own collection. But the items on this list are probably not going to pop up at a local yard sale and certainly won’t be available as readily as online betting offers. These are some of the rarest, and most sought after items in the world, demonstrating not just jaw dropping craftsmanship, but also connected to important historical figures. (more…)

Valuable Comic Books

Valuable Comic Books

One of the most recent rare collectibles are comic books that have been known to go for millions of dollars at a time.  These comics that are a better grade will get a higher asking price and the most valuable comics are those with recognisable characters especially first editions.  Finding these comics in good condition is a rare find and finding one will mean finding a treasure of high value.  Many collectors will dig deep to find money for these rare finds, and may well use their winnings from mobile betting sites to snap up rare editions.  (more…)

Distinguishing Fake And Authentic Antiques

Distinguishing Fake And Authentic Antiques

Collecting antiques is a popular pastime in both the United States and Britain, and undoubtedly there are plenty out there looking to sell off normal items as antiques. It can be difficult for a new collector to distinguish between a fake and an authentic antique, and it can take years to immediately spot exactly what sets the two apart.  (more…)

Antique Lady Chatterley’s Lover to Be Auctioned

Antique Lady Chatterley’s Lover to Be Auctioned

An antique copy of the infamous DH Lawrence novel, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, is set to be auctioned off at Sotheby’s soon. It is the copy which was used by the judge who presided over the obscenity trial that took place in 1960. Lady Dorothy Byrne, wife to Judge Sir Lawrence Byrne, annotated this copy of the book, and additionally made some notes on notepaper bearing the Central Criminal Court letterhead on her opinion of the language that Lawrence had used in the book.  (more…)