A recent study has shown that those holding antiques in their home seem to be lacking sufficient insurance for their valuables. Purchasing the correct insurance is a must, particularly when housing expensive and beloved antique collections.
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The summer months are a great time of year for celebrations, with warmer weather, brighter skies and a heightened overall sense of happiness. The most popular event of the summer of course, is weddings, and attending wedding means buying gifts so we’re here with a great idea for your next wedding gift!
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A large silver pocket chronometer by John Arnold (1736-99) has fetched a new Sotheby’s auction record when it sold earlier this month, greatly exceeding its pre-sale estimate. Continue reading “Silver John Arnold pocket watch fetches new auction record”
The American Clock and Watch Museum’s current exhibition grants a look into the early timepieces used within the transport industry, showing the importance these had on the success of evolving public transportation methods.
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On this day, (11th July) a staggering 157 years ago in 1859, Big Ben chimed for the very first time in London and today we celebrate the momentous landmark that sits proudly in the memorable London skyline with a brief fact file.
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Investing in a timepiece is not a decision to be taken lightly, and knowing where to purchase from is a vital element to making the correct decision. Purchasing directly from an antique timepiece dealer is certainly the best way to go about adding a new treasure to your collection and here is why:
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