OLD FURNITURE AT OLD PRICES

"Bargain Britain" is how some recent overseas buyers of English antique furniture described the current opportunities in the UK. According
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DIAMONDS – THE NEW GOLD?

For years the price of gold rose steadily. It was the favoured safe haven in times of uncertainty. Then it
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RHINOCERUS IN THE ROOM

So often in the antiques world mention of "rhinocerus" is the elephant in the room. It is all because of
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HOP ON A BUS

One of the easiest ways to visit Bourbon Hanby Arcade in London is to catch a bus. Route numbers 11,
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TRADE BY ASSOCIATION

Members of the UK's two national antiques dealers' associations, the BADA and LAPADA,| participating in their annual business surveys appear
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TALK THE TALK

Hundreds of thousands of viewers have seen Chelsea specialist antiques and jewellery dealer Ian Townlng on television over the past
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A CASE FOR CIGARETTES

Smoking is not encouraged by health authorities who regularly issue warnings and governments that levy high taxes. Advertising is banned
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REAL DEALS NATIONWIDE

For over six years Chelsea antiques dealer Ian Towning has been travelling to venues throughout the country to put irresitible
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LAST WORD IN CHELSEA

Antiques expert Ian Towning has received the accolade of being chosen as personality of the month in one of London's
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The Best Of Both Worlds

There appears to be a growing trend for leading international auction houses to sell antiques and fine art privately, as
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