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Bargain Hunt: The Spotter's Guide to Antiques

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Bargain Hunt: Spotter's Guide to Antiques' is packed with essential information from the 'Bargain Hunt' experts on identifying quality across a range of antiques. But it's the first novel written by JK Rowling, but more than that, when we found this book, which our client had bought from a table-top sale, and if you open it up you'll see it's a hardback, one of only 500, printed by Bloomsbury in 1997 and 300 went to libraries.

Farrington’s book is designed to assist those who want to hunt for bobby dazzlers, and maybe do a bit of bartering themselves. We celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories, traditions and living cultures; and we pay our respects to Elders past and present.

She went on to ask Charles: "Surely a victim of its own success, almost every house up and down the country has one of these, so why on earth are you expecting it to sell for a five-figure sum? If you open it up you'll see it's a hardback, one of only 500, printed by Bloomsbury in 1997 and 300 went to libraries. In our house the purchases are always followed by a lively debate about whether too much has been paid, potentially followed by speculation that just such an item resides at the back of the loft,” says Farrington. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item.

Charles Hanson explained the signs people should look out for if they have an old copy of the book, to see they themselves could be sitting on thousands. A Bargain Hunt is more than just a quest for cash, though – from traveller’s trunks and tea caddies to walking canes, coins and quirky costumes, each of the items chosen has their own story to tell, forming a small part of our collective social history. The Bargain Hunt Spotter’s Guide to Antiques is packed with essential information from the Bargain Hunt experts on identifying quality across a range of antiques.Registered office address: Unit 34 Vulcan House Business Centre, Vulcan Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 3EF. At that time, it probably seemed that both contestants and the objects they picked belonged to a bygone era. She asked Charles: "Surely a victim of its own success, almost every house up and down the country has one of these.

Honestly, it’s breath-taking to watch how they talk so knowledgeably about an item picked randomly from a stall”. They include Caroline Hawley, Charles Hanson, Danny Sebastian, Gary Pe and Anita Manning, who runs Glasgow’s Great Western Auctions. Bargain Hunt has seen plenty of unexpected winners pass through auction rooms up and down the country over the years, but one unsuspecting hardback book sold for thousands of pounds after being snapped up for 25p. You've got for example the Staffordshire Library's archive label here, you've also got this all important issue number here," he said. TV presenter Natasha Raskin Sharp introduced auctioneer Charles Hanson, who explained the signs people should look out for in old book copies.

By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. The pre-loved books are carefully cleaned and maintained offering a wide variety of general and specialist titles from children's to adults. Bargain Hunt regular and auctioneer Charles Hanson knew that they were onto a winner with the super rare first edition hardback, which features a number of mistakes.

No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. It also covers, substantiated by interviews with various presenters, how to spot valuable Chinese porcelain, as well as pieces of Clarice Cliff, Poole Pottery and Royal Derby. Whether you're looking for some textbooks for university, the latest biography or a travel guide - you'll find what you need in our categories. The first official book from the BBC series Bargain Hunt, providing tips, advice and anecdotes from the show's experts, to help you spot those diamonds in the rough. He explained that it could be "easily missed" in a house because it's "new" in terms of age, but specified the special copies were first editions.

From makers’ marks and tell-tale historical styles to details in foils and finials, this will be your one-stop guide to making good choices on your own bargain hunt – while also delving into the fascinating stories behind many of our favourite antiques. In 2020, fans of the BBC show were left stunned when an ultra rare edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone fetched an astonishing profit. We at Penguin Random House Australia acknowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the Traditional Custodians and the first storytellers of the lands on which we live and work. A bargain hunt is more than just a quest for cash, though - from traveller's trunks and tea caddies to walking canes, coins and quirky costumes, each of the items chosen has their own story to tell, forming a small part of our collective social history.

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