Tag Archives: antique
Hundreds of historic books that have been gathering dust in the basements of Gloucestershire libraries will be going under the hammer at a Cotswolds antiques auction next week. The 900 titles – some of which are hundreds of years old … Continue reading
The medals of a Wiltshire pilot who fought in the Battle of Britain, airlifted evacuees from an African revolution, and died as he lived – in the cockpit of his aeroplane – will go under the hammer at an antiques … Continue reading
A tiger stole the show at Moore Allen & Innocent’s last antiques auction. And at their next sale, auctioneers are pinning their hopes on a Jaguar. This time, though, the big cat in question is not a piece of taxidermy. … Continue reading
When the BBC hired champion jockey Willie Carson and sports journalist Clare Balding to anchor their televised racing coverage, producers were faced with a problem. At 6ft 4inches, Clare towered over her 5ft tall co-host. So they knocked up a … Continue reading
An early and extremely rare copy of one of the definitive guides to angling could make tens of thousands of pounds when it goes under the hammer at a Cotswolds antiques auction in the autumn.
A vintage wedding dress by Oscar-winning costume designer and celebrity photographer Sir Cecil Beaton is the star lot at a Cotswolds antiques auction next month.
Commemorative plates made by upmarket pottery Wedgwood for graduates of an American Ivy League university have been discovered during an event to help homeless youngsters in Cirencester. Experts from Moore Allen & Innocent were running an antiques valuation event at … Continue reading
Two thirds of veteran comedy troupe The Goodies swapped their famous three-seat ‘trandem’ for an Austin Healey and drove into Cirencester during a Antiques Road Trip on Friday. Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor who, along with Bill Oddie, ruled the … Continue reading
Firearms collectors are setting their sights on an antique dreiling gun, which will be going under the hammer at Moore Allen & Innocent’s Sporting Sale in August. Featuring a 16-bore shotgun set above a rifle, dreiling guns – from the … Continue reading
It was about time at an antiques auction in the Cotswolds last week, when a collection of clocks from the estate of a renowned, and eccentric, horologist went under the hammer.