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A Fortune For Your Old Whisky

We are seeing a dramatic upsurge in interest in old whisky… and also not-so-old whisky of interest to collectors cross the world.

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Bargains To Be Had At Car Boots, the Local Tip & Charity Shops

Our valuer Rod walks us through his thoughts on when people with valuable possessions unwittingly sell or give away items through car boots, table top sales and charity shops. A guide to help you avoid the pitfalls!

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Where can I sell my gold?

With gold prices at an all-time high in the UK right now, it’s a great time to sell those unworn pieces of gold jewellery, or to take a look over the pieces you have had in a drawer for years.

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Fine Art Preview: Highlights Of Our Up-Coming November Fine Art Auction

Our next auction of fine art will be a three-day sale at our Silverdale saleroom on the 8th, 9th and 10th November 2019. Take a look at some of the highlighted lots we’re most excited about.

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Enid Seeney Homemaker Uncovered

Enid Seeney… who, you might ask? Well Enid was a designer and an artist who quietly designed and created the iconic ‘Homemaker’ designs produced on ceramics and other materials in the 1950's. Find out about her fascinating career.

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How To Tell If Your Patek Philippe Watch Is Valuable

The most expensive wristwatch in the world is an $11million Patek Philippe timepiece sold in Geneva, 2016. This Patek Philippe 1518 reached a record price, but how do you know if your watch has a good chance of fetching a big price at auction?

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Wrist.Watch.Waterproof – Do you have a Dirty Dozen Vintage Military Watch?

Whilst watches supplied to the British Army could be basic during World War II, those supplied to the RAF were usually of a much higher grade. The now famous “WWW” watches were also known as the “Dirty Dozen” and were issued in 1945. Find out...

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Dealing With Probate? Let Us Guide You Through The Process Of Valuing An Estate

Dealing with probate after the death of a loved one always comes at the very worst time if you're also a close relative as well as executor. Let us guide you through the trickiest part of probate, which is getting an accurate estimate on an estate.

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How do I bring my items to Potteries Auctions for a valuation?

Find out where our free valuations days in and around Staffordshire are, and make some time to come and see us with your valuables for an auction price estimate.

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Should I take old unwanted things to charity shops or are they good enough to go to auction?

Here’s a guide on spotting whether you have anything of value lurking in cupboards and on shelves!

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