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Delivery driver filmed throwing antiques down staircase before being caught out A delivery driver has been caught on camera throwing boxes containing £450 worth of antiques down a 15 ft flight of concrete steps. CCTV footage shows two boxes containing fragile porcelain and china items being carelessly tossed out of the van and tumbling down stairs last week.

Antiques Roadshow at Osborne House to be broadcast Sunday on BBC One ANTIQUES Roadshow, filmed at Osborne House, will be broadcast on BBC One on Sunday. Fiona Bruce and the team visited Queen Victoria's favourite seaside residence last September, and Islanders and visitors from the mainland queued at Osborne for hours to show the experts their antiques.

Yodel delivery driver caught hurling £450 worth of antiques down concrete steps before being confronted by angry customer A Yodel delivery driver was caught hurling £450 worth of antiques down a 15ft flight of concrete steps before being confronted by an angry customer. CCTV showed two boxes reportedly containing fragile porcelain and china items being carelessly tossed out of the van and bouncing down the stairs.

Shocking moment Yodel driver hurls boxes containing £450 antiques down concrete steps But when the courier is caught out by the furious buyer Patrick Duffy he starts carefully piling the packages at the top of the steps before carrying them down. The driver's employer Yodel says it has apologised to Patrick and has taken "appropriate action" following the incident.

Yodel delivery driver hurls boxes of £450 fragile antiques down steps A Yodel delivery driver was caught on camera lobbing boxes containing £450 worth of antiques down a 15ft flight of concrete steps. CCTV footage shows two boxes reportedly containing fragile porcelain and china ornaments being tossed out of the van and bouncing down stairs last Tuesday.

Antiques Roadshow comes to the Piece Hall and you can be involved with or without an heirloom BBC's Antiques Roadshow will be filming at the Piece Hall in Halifax in July and you can be involved - with or without an heirloom. The BBC One show, presented by Fiona Bruce, will film at the 18th Century former Cloth Hall on Sunday July 8. And the BBC say it's free for anyone to pop in.

10 Views of Vintage Scarves If there is a single word to describe scarves, it may very well be versatile. They can be worn to keep the wearers cool or warm, and they can be worn in a number of ways.

Antiques Roadshow viewers in meltdown as value of rare WW2 spy pencil is revealed Opening the detailed map up to show viewers, he continued: "And here we have a little tissue paper map and this one is a map of part of Germany. "And also, not only that, there is a compass concealed inside the end of it.

Falling in Love with Thai Antiques: The Siam Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand When Angela introduced me to The Siam Hotel in Bangkok it was love at first sight! The Siam combines all my favorite things - Asian antiques with an uber-luxury hotel and exclusive service alongside some of the best food in Bangkok. It's also a hotel interior whose vignettes could grace the pages of Elle Décor or Architectural Digest.

Diss Antiques to leave town after 47 years in Market Place Kristian Wimhurst, the owner of Diss Antiques, in the Market Place has decided to leave the historic building the business has occupied for 47 years and relocate to Roydon.

Diss Antiques announces closure of town premises Kristian Wimhurst, the owner of Diss Antiques in the Market Place, Diss has taken the decision to leave the historic building the business has occupied since 1971 and relocate to Roydon.

What to expect from the Art & Antiques Fair Olympia One of the biggest art and antiques events starts next week - Sophie Killip speaks to the Fair's Director, Mary Claire Boyd, to find out more. Returning to London's iconic Kensington Olympia Exhibition Centre next week is none other than the Art and Antiques Fair Olympia, celebrating its 46th edition.

Antiques hunt is on again with eclectic range of items for sale The Orange Antique Jewellery and Vintage Fair is back with a wide collection of items this weekend.

Lifetime decoy collection headlining July 19-20 auction - Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC will host their annual preview party and two action-packed days of auctions on July 19-20 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. An extensive decoy collection - the Donal C. O'Brien, Junior Collection of Important American Sporting Art and Decoys, Session III - will lead off this year's Sporting Sale on July 19.

Cabinet with possible made-to-order provenance may see $2,000 Q We inherited this small cabinet with 10 drawers in 1988 from my wife's parents who collected antiques. A major auction representative thinking it had value wanted to take it for their auction but the auctioneer we selected said it was not worth much.

'Antiques Roadshow' arrives in Rochester Hills for filming at Meadow Brook "What will be unique about Rochester is the stuff we don't know yet," Bemko said. "That's why I love the show and being part of it." For the Meadow Brook event, the show made its standard 4,300 tickets available - 3,500 of which were given away for free through a lottery.

Celebrating the flag, fathers and historical societies: Yenke Peddler antiques Today is Flag Day, celebrating the adoption of the American flag at the June 14, 1777, Second Continental Congress held in Philadelphia, Pa. "Old Glory" has experienced many revisions and styles, but the heritage of the 13 original colonies is still embodied in the red and white stripes, while all 50 states are recognized through the white stars.

Antique Dealer Exhibitions & new material in the Phillips of Hitchin archives As followers of the Antique Dealer blog will be aware, one aspect of the continued development of the Antique Dealer research project has been an investigation into the emergence and role of themed exhibitions staged by antique dealers over the course of the 20th century.

Auction Preview: Art & Antiques at Bernaerts, Antwerp, Jun 19 Where: Bernaerts, Verlatstraat 20, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium. When: June 19 2018, 02.00 pm. Public Viewing: June 14, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; June 15, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; June 16, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm; June 17, 10.00 am – 06.00 pm. Top lots of the sale:.

Bulmers cider magnates lured alleged art thieves with fake advert in antiques magazine, court hears The family behind Bulmers cider tracked down the alleged art thieves who burgled their home by posting a fake advert in an antiques magazine six years after the crime, a court has heard. Millions of pounds of artwork and antiques were stolen from the home of Esmond and Susie Bulmer, members of the Bulmers cider family, in Bruton, Somerset in 2009.

Rolex watch makes £160k in Suffolk sale A Rolex Submariner wrist watch has sold for £160,000 at Suffolk auction house Lockdales. The watch burst through its pre-sale estimate of £10,000 to £20,000 in the auction house's Fine Sale. The gentleman's Rolex 'Big Crown' 6538 was made in circa 1956, has its original bezel, gilt dial and hands.

Popular vintage fair is set to return to town PUBLISHED: 10:55 13 June 2018. Sabrina Johnson. On Sunday, June 17 Harleston will close its roads to traffic to allow more than 60 antiques stalls selling a range of goods to set up shop in the high street for the town's annual Antiques and Vintage Street Market.

Harpsichord strikes right note with bidders An 18th-century walnut-cased double-manual harpsichord by renowned maker Joseph Mahoon has sold above estimate for £69,000 at Kent auctioneers, The Canterbury Auction Galleries. The harpsichord was the top lot in the dispersal sale of The Colt Clavier Collection of historic and important keyboard instruments.

Bond film poster's blockbuster performance The Goldfinger 'Style B' poster sold in Lichfield-based Richard Winterton's Collectors Sale. It is thought to be one of the highest prices paid to date for such a poster.

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