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Hornblower ship auction

Not an antique and not from Birmingham – but Hornblower ships for sale

I haven't posted for ages so apologies for being a little off topic - but this model ship  is brilliant, and a project too.  The auction starts at £500 - you have to pick it up from Bideford and the Hornblower ship is 25 feet ...

bicycle and sidecar

Wheels and auctions

Wheels seems to be the theme for two auctions this weekend.  Biddle and Webb  have their busy two room (simultaneous auctions) interiors sale on Saturday.  The one thing that really caught my eye was this cycle and side car - yes bicycle and ...

1950's Kandya Kitchen

The Kandya Trimma kitchen. Designed by Frank Guille – but did it inspire IKEA?

I love cooking, which also means I'm partial to a kitchen.  Often the antiques I buy are kitchenalia.  This particular large "kitchenalia" item I won't be buying, (auction here - ends 17th April 2016 - at 18:51 BST, was a snip ay £109 when I ...