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Christina Trevanion v Mark Stacey - Car Boot

Christina Trevanion and Mark Stacey go head to head at a car boot in West Sussex. Christina goes all out to win and Mark battles with broken bones to make a profit.


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This is Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is,

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the show that pitches TV's best-loved antiques experts

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against each other in an all-out battle for profit.

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Let's make hay while that sun shines.

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Each week, one pair of duelling dealers

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will face a different daily challenge.

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I've got a heavy profit here.

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Putting their reputations on the line...

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Who's there?

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..they'll give you the insiders' view of the trade.

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Along with their top tips and savvy secrets.

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That could present a problem for me.

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Showing you how to make the most money...

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Ready for battle.

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..from buying and selling.

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Get in there.

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Coming up, Mark discovers the fashionable side of pottery.

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Although blue and white is a little out of fashion,

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little unusual shapes like this, you can normally find a buyer for.

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Christina is overwhelmed.

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Everybody is getting into the back of everyone's vans,

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and I'm feeling like I should be in the back of a van.

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And there's a lot of mincing going on.

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Oh, it's slimy and cold and horrid!

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This is Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.

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Welcome, antiques lovers and thrill seekers everywhere, to this twisting

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tale of buying and selling,

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as a pair of inglorious bargain seekers are unleashed and go head-to-head

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in search of prize-winning profits.

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First up, they call him Mr Pink, because he's always in the pink.

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He's rarely blue and never in the red.

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Just watch this space.

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It's going to be a hoot.

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And he's up against a one-woman army of knowledge,

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highly trained in the art of hand-to-hand negotiation,

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and always prepared to do her duty to get a profit.

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You cheeky monkey!

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I'm feeling super competitive today, so let's go shopping.

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Today, they are at Ford Airfield car-boot sale in Sussex,

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with £250 of their own money to buy,

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sell and make a profit for their chosen charities.

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So, Mark Stacey and Christina Trevanion -

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it's time to Put Money Where Your Mouth Is.

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Oh, Christina.

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-Good morning!

-Oh, is it?

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Can you see me through those peepers?

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No, not quite. It's so early, isn't it?

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It's really early. It's almost dark.

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There is an ill wind as well, you know. I hate being cold.

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Well, you've got to do some moving around.

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Yes. Maybe later, once I've spent some money.

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How much have we got?

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250 whole Great British pounds to spend at a car-boot sale.

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If I spend even a fraction of that, it will be going some.

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I want to spend it all, Christina.

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-Oh, really?

-Come on! Enthusiasm.

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-This is not just a car-boot sale. This is Ford Market.

-I've not been here before.

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-This is quite a good car-boot sale.

-Is this going to be a treat for me?

-This will be a treat.

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-Splendid.

-You know, you might find some bling.

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-Really?

-Shall we go and find out?

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Yeah, let's!

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Oh, that got her excited.

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So, in spite of his dislike of early starts...

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-Morning.

-..Mark has the advantage,

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having visited this boot sale before,

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while Christina is the new girl on the block.

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It's no wonder he is full of beans.

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Gosh, it's so exciting.

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You never know what is going to come out of a van, do you?

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Whereas Christina is already looking bewildered by the pace of the day.

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My goodness.

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I don't think I've ever seen anything like this.

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People are just arriving and there are hundreds of people here,

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and everyone is getting into the back of everyone's vans,

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and I'm feeling like I should be in the back of a van.

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-How much have you got on that?

-Sold, ma'am.

-OK, thank you.

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Oh, dear. It seems this breakneck start to the day

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is putting Christina off her game.

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And even Mark is being jostled for the stallholder's attention.

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Oh, it's wonderful, isn't it?

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-How much for the lamp?

-15.

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-I'll come back. Thank you.

-Thank you.

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But it doesn't ruffle this old pro's feathers.

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He's playing it oh, so cool.

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Right, I'm in the middle of the car-boot sale.

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The vans have been unloaded.

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The problem is that everybody is ducking and diving and grabbing

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everything that's coming out, but I'm not going to do that.

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I'm just going to wait and see what they bring out, and hopefully find the treasure.

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Hold on, he's going backwards!

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Still, as he walks, that way and this way, his calm approach is working,

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as something catches his eye.

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I quite like this. This is what they call a pouffe.

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They were very fashionable, I think, in the '70s, weren't they?

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Leather circular seats that you could flop on.

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This is actually quite a nice one.

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It's leather.

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I'm not sure how old it is,

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but I quite like this sort of almost Aztec design in the leather,

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and it's got a sort of vintage look about it.

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How much is this, darling?

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-85.

-Pounds?

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Yes.

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That is one of the most expensive pouffes I've ever seen.

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-Done one like this before?

-Don't be nasty.

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-OK.

-You are very good-looking,

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so I'm going to have trouble with this lady.

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Yes, she knows you too well.

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Maybe she can reel you in with something else.

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-Do you like handbags?

-Sorry?

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-Do you like handbags?

-Only at the weekend.

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You must have some other little treasures in there

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-that you can tempt me with.

-Let's have a look.

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How about a nice gold pair of earrings?

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-Are they gold, are they?

-They are.

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-One butterfly's missing, though.

-Oh...

-I know, sorry.

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-Kills it, doesn't it?

-It does a little bit, yes.

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-What's this funny little thing?

-It's an Avon perfume brooch.

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An Avon perfume?

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Yes, it's got a little bit of perfume in the back of it.

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Oh, gosh. So, what, do you open it up?

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Open it up, yeah, on the back.

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Good Lord. That's very '70s, isn't it?

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Lovely, isn't it? Yeah, it's lovely.

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-That's cheap, is it?

-Tenner.

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I'll tell you what. How about 65 for the two?

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-Make it 70.

-I've got to make a profit.

-You will.

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Yes, he's thinking about it.

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Oh, he's gone for the hand.

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Mark kicks off the buying with two retro purchases under his belt.

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So, is he buying with his head, or will his heart sink

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when he has to sell this brooch and pouffe?

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Or "pouff-ay", as he likes to call it.

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I've bought this rather nice embossed leather pouffe.

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And this Avon perfume.

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I mean, it's actually very cheaply made.

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It's only gilt metal, with a little aquamarine glass eye.

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You would open this up and inside would be a little block of perfume

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you can use. And when you're not using it as a perfume,

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then you actually just clip it on as a little brooch.

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With Mark swimming into a 2-0 lead,

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Christina is paddling hard to catch up, having found a timepiece -

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well, a piece of a timepiece.

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-What's on that, darling?

-That's come out of an 18-carat pocket watch.

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-A fiver.

-It's quite sweet, isn't it?

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Can I give you a pound for it?

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Go on, then.

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A whole Great British pound.

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Thank you very much.

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Well, that cheeky pound gives Christina a cheeky 80% discount.

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Incredible.

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It would have been part of an 18-carat gold pocket watch originally.

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It's the pocket watch face, and movement,

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and very nicely engraved on the back.

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JH Bexfield, 65 High Street, Chatham.

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So I'm going to try and find somebody who needs a potential movement and face.

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Some brilliant quality, for a pound!

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One pound - not exactly the last of the big spenders, eh?

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All that money must be weighing her down,

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as she hasn't gone far before she spots

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a piece of agricultural equipment.

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These are quite fun. Are these yours?

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-They are indeed.

-Are they potato weighing scales?

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-Yes.

-So you'd put your sack on there,

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and then you'd put your weights on there.

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-They're quite fun, aren't they?

-Yes, they're very good.

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What have you got them marked at? Oh, you've got £38 on them there.

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What would your best offer be on that?

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I've already lowered them to 35, would be the lowest I can go.

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£30 and you've got a deal.

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OK.

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-Yeah?

-Yeah.

-You're an angel. Thank you very much.

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Christina agrees the price for the scales,

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but what use are scales without weights?

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So, when the dealer reveals he has a set, she's interested.

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But there's a catch.

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-Would you throw those in with the price?

-No.

-Oh, go on.

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-I can't.

-Do they... See how much I weigh. Put them on there.

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How much is that one?

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I'll do them at a fiver each.

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I think, to be honest, I think

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-I'm just quite fond of the scales.

-The scales, OK.

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Unless those come for free.

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£15 for the weights.

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-Five.

-No.

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-Ten.

-Eight.

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Go on, then. £8.

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-Thank you very much.

-OK.

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I'm going to need some change now, adding insult to injury.

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-Thank you very much.

-Keep the change?

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No!

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-You cheeky monkey!

-Hold on.

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Yes, it seems today Christina

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is out to get the best bargains at the boot,

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and the scales and the weights tip the balance in her favour,

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costing her £38 in total.

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So, I've just bought these potato weighing scales.

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I think they're quite fun.

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Probably French. Obviously there is green paint on there.

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Might be a little bit of woodworm,

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but nothing that can't be treatable.

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But what I'm thinking is I could sell them potentially to

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a farm shop or some sort of country store, something like that.

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I think they are really quite good fun.

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Christina's weighty purchase means she has the advantage,

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but Mark has found a little piggy he's thinking about

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taking all the way home.

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That's quite fun, isn't it?

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It's a little piggy with a sort of onyx, polished onyx body.

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Looks like it might be silver, actually.

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Now, how much is that?

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I can do that for £20.

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It's quite a lot for a little pig, isn't it?

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You can do it better than that, can't you?

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I can do it for £15.

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Well, we're heading in the right direction,

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because I don't want to end up with a pig in a poke.

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Can't you do it for a tenner? It's only a little thing.

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You don't want to take him home. He might get broken.

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-You can have it for a tenner.

-Shall we shake hands at

-10? Yes.

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So Mark gets 50% off the asking price,

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but will the pig help bring home the bacon?

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I really like this little thing.

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It's not terribly old.

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It's a little ornament, really,

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and you've got either silver or silver plate head

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and the little curly tail at the back, and his little feet.

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And then the body is actually polished onyx.

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And it's got quite a nice little grain to it.

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But I think just somebody who collects pigs -

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pigs are very collectable -

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so, I must be able to make a few pounds on that.

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So I think that's a good buy.

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Yes, that old hand Stacey is hoping to trot off with a profit.

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Well, he is a heavyweight opponent.

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Well, there's only one question.

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Who's going to be the champion of this car-boot sale?

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So, with a typically eclectic collection of collectables filling

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our experts' pockets,

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let's see how much of a dent all this has made in their wallets.

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From a £250 budget, Mark has three items so far,

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costing £80 and leaving him with £170 still to spend.

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Christina has picked up three for just £39,

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meaning she has £211 in her kitty.

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-Hi, sunshine.

-Hi, how are you doing?

-All right. At least it's light now.

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It is. It's good fun, isn't it?

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Seriously, I felt this morning when it was slightly dark, and everybody

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was just around, sort of rummaging

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through everything, I was like, "Oh, it's quite exciting, isn't it?"

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-You've bought, haven't you?

-A few things, yes.

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-How about you?

-Well, I have, but the problem I have is

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I see a van coming in, and it's, like, everybody heads to it -

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-it's like a swarm of locusts all over it.

-Yeah.

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And the difficulty is I rush over there

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when they're rushing over there, and I'm thinking, "Hang on,

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-"I'm losing it here."

-Finding yourself in the wrong place?

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-But I have bought something.

-I like that you're not a sheep.

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You're going in the other direction to the crowd.

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I've spent all my life going in the other direction.

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-Why doesn't that surprise me?

-It's all right at the moment.

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We've got more things to buy.

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-Yes.

-So which direction are you going?

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-This way.

-OK. See you later.

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Yes, Mark is no sheep,

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and much more of a salmon swimming against the current.

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Maybe not. But in this eclectic car-boot,

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it's easy to find something unique and different,

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and it seems Christina has found

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a Dutch vendor with some very interesting items.

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Hello there, sir.

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So, you brought all these things over for you from France?

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I quite like those.

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-These are from Holland.

-Did they come from a shop?

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Yes, from a shop. They're perfume dispensers.

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Oh, perfume dispensers.

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-Yes.

-Hmm.

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Eau de Cologne. So what is Boldoot?

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You don't speak German?

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No. I speak a little bit of Dutch.

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-Dutch, OK.

-Yeah. And I know "kwallen."

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-Yeah.

-It's jellyfish, isn't it?

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-Yeah, yeah.

-That is pretty much the only word I know in Dutch.

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And how much have you got on those?

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The two, 35.

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-For you.

-For the both?

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-Yes, for both.

-Euros?

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Er, pounds.

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-Are you sure?

-Yes.

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What about 30 for the two, and I'm a happy girl?

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-OK.

-Yeah? Brilliant.

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Thank you very much.

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I've just bought these perfume dispensers.

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It's a serious amount of perfume that you can fit in there,

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aren't they? So, they're old shop fittings, I think.

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And, look here - we've got this wonderful JAM, number 182, and 1970.

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So a good date on there as well.

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I'm hoping I might be able to sell them

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to some sort of perfume retailer,

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but, if not, wouldn't they make the most amazing pair of lamps?

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I'm thrilled with them.

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So thrilled, in fact, that while Mark is still rummaging,

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Christina goes straight back to the same stall.

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This time, she has her eye on some wooden moulds.

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Those are lovely, aren't they? What have you got there?

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You've got a sheep, a duck...

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How much have you got on those?

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-20, altogether.

-For all of them?

-Yes.

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I don't know what I'd do with them, though. What would I do with them?

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Sell them!

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Yeah, very good point.

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Would you like to swap places?

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THEY LAUGH

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What about - bearing in mind

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I've just bought the perfume bottles as well -

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would you take £10 for the lot?

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OK. OK.

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Thank you very much. £10.

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Judging by this little windmill down here,

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I'd say that they probably are Dutch. I think they're sugar moulds,

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chocolate moulds, gingerbread moulds.

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And the thing that I really,

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really love about them is that you can see they've been used.

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Look, you've got this wonderful charring down here where those have

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obviously been in the oven.

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I think there is another example here, look - look at that.

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They've been used, they've been loved,

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and I'd love to sell them to somebody

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who is going to use them again.

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But, if they don't get used,

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I think they are really quite decorative at the same time.

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So, £10 for all this!

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That's why you've got to love a car-boot sale.

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Meanwhile, Mark is lagging behind,

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with three items to Christina's five.

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-Hello.

-Hello, how are you?

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And there may be a reason.

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He's got his dealer's head on,

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and has got sidetracked looking for things he thinks

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some of his contacts could be in the market for.

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I've got a friend who collects Wedgwood,

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has a very good collection of Wedgwood.

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So I'm looking for a piece of Wedgwood pottery,

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but it has to be a really good piece.

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But I can't seem to find anything of that vein at the moment.

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But plenty of time.

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Coming to an eclectic car-boot and looking for specific items can be

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distracting, especially if what you want to find, you can't.

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Are you buying here today?

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I am trying to buy here today.

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But I'm looking for a couple of things, and I can't find them.

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-Oh, right.

-My brain is confused, and it's very easily done with me.

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I get very easily confused.

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I am looking for... You haven't got any early Wedgwood, have you?

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Across the market, Christina is hunting for something

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that could light the way to profit.

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They are... Probably carriage lanterns,

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but unfortunately, the glass is cracked in that one.

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-SHE INHALES

-And in that one.

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And they've been repainted.

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So the lacklustre lanterns don't make the grade, and on she goes.

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But the Magpie is quick to swoop on a replacement,

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bagging herself a ceiling lamp for an illuminating £100.

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I found this lamp, which I absolutely love -

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it is my favourite purchase of the day.

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It's from an old railway station,

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and it's obviously made of copper here.

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Love the fact that it was originally a gas lamp,

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and still has all its guts and its innards for it to be a gas lamp.

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And it has got the on-off there.

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I just completely fell in love with it.

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I had to pay £100 for it.

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Personally, I would hang this in my own home.

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I just think it's gorgeous, and I can't wait to find somebody

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who is going to love it as much as I do.

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And with that buy in the bag,

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Christina decides to call it a day at the car-boot.

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So, that's it. I'm done! And I spent quite a lot of money.

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Normally, I'm really quite stingy at a car-boot sale,

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but I've spent quite a lot of my money, really,

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so I'm quite pleased with that. Done, finished.

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Time for a bacon butty, and Mark Stacey is still out there shopping.

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Yes, Mark is still at large with his lengthy list of desirables.

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But, as the day draws on, has he left it too late?

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Come on.

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Happily, he happens upon some pottery.

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However, it's not the Wedgwood that is calling out to him.

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I like that little box.

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-Right.

-Can I have a look at that?

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-Yeah, it's Spode and Copeland.

-That's right.

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This is rather sweet, actually. You can see straight away from this,

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it's transfer printed blue and white.

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This is quite a well-known pattern by one of England's oldest

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pottery manufacturers, Spode.

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And it's called the tower pattern.

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What is quite nice about it is this is a little heart-shaped box,

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and you don't see things like this very often.

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This is actually the beginning of the 20th century,

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and although blue and white is a little out of fashion,

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little unusual shapes like this, you can normally find a buyer for.

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How much is that, dear?

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£10. £10.

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And that's the best price, is it?

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We can take £2 off with no problems.

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-So, there you go.

-Oh, wonderful. So we'll have it for £8?

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-You can, yes.

-That's wonderful.

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Thank you very much indeed.

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-You're welcome.

-I really like that, actually.

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And everybody loves a big heart, don't they?

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Yes, no time for romance now, Mark,

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as having spent so much time sounding relaxed...

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-Plenty of time.

-..messing about...

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Don't want to end up with a pig in a poke.

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..and walking backwards...

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I'm in the middle of the car-boot sale.

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..he's running out of time.

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Gosh, I've got to be really quick,

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because people are packing up everywhere now.

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Actually, half the fair has disappeared

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while I'm aimlessly walking around,

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so I think I really have to try and find this last item.

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Mark won't want to leave the car-boot without

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sufficient ammunition to win this battle.

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A-ha! He spots something.

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Oh, actually, that's quite fun.

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But will it spell out success?

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This is a late 19th-century sampler.

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It's a sort of needlework picture, and it was an educational tool.

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Children, particularly girls, were encouraged to learn

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the alphabet and numbers by embroidering.

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So, here we've got a very simple one.

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I mean, it's a sweet little thing.

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The problem with samplers, they're not as collectable

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as they used to be, and most people want the early ones,

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want the late 18th-century or early 19th-century.

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1892 is quite a late one.

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And it has got a name -

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it's Amy Ethel Bill, Church School, Bideford,

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1892.

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And in quite a nice sort of churchy type frame.

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A sort of slightly Gothic frame.

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It would be quite nice to do some research to see if...

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what the church school was in Bideford, and whether, actually,

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there is a Bideford historical society

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that may be interested in buying pieces back for the local area.

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I tried to get it for 25, after the original quote of 40.

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And she would not go not go a penny below £30.

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I don't think I'm going to make a huge amount of money from it,

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but I'm certainly going to have a lot of fun researching this,

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and it's going to lead me into an interesting story, I think.

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But the best thing about this is I'm now shopped out.

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Shopped up? Whatever it is.

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Christina, put the kettle on!

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Yes, shopped up or shopped out - either way,

0:20:050:20:07

both our Sussex spenders can slope off for a sit-down

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as we tot up what they spent at today's car-boot.

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From a £250 budget,

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Mark bought five items and spent just under half his cash,

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forking out £118.

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Christina bought more and spent more -

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six items for £179.

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But what did they make of their day?

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How did you find that, Christina?

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-Loved it.

-I can see you loved it.

-Loved it! Oh, it was brilliant.

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-Really?

-I just love everything that I bought.

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I know that sounds completely ridiculous, but I don't normally

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enjoy all the busy-ness and the "aargh!" franticness,

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-but I loved it.

-Well, I loved the first part,

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-and then I sort of dipped a bit.

-Aw!

-I don't know. I lost my mojo.

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-Oh, no, you didn't?!

-I did.

-Did you re-find it?

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-Well, eventually.

-Oh, phew!

0:20:560:20:58

Yeah! The only thing I sort of think, "Oh, why did you buy that?"

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-Can you guess?

-The clock.

0:21:010:21:03

Yeah. What do you think I paid for it?

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Fiver? £1.

0:21:050:21:06

-Oh, Christina!

-Well, I thought, as spares and repairs, but...

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I'll tell you what I do love, is I love - tell me about this,

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this copper light.

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I saw this and I swooned. I did actually swoon.

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-I love it.

-I tell you what is good about it.

-Yeah.

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It's certainly in all the design magazines at the moment.

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-This industrial retro look is in, isn't it?

-Yeah.

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But warmer, because that lovely copper look, which is...

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It's an original railway gas lamp. It's still got

0:21:290:21:31

-all its fittings in it.

-Oh!

-It's just heaven.

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And obviously, that's your on and off just there.

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-It sounds expensive.

-Well, I did have to pay through the nose for it,

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but I totally fell in love with it. I can tell you,

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I bought that with my heart rather than my head.

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-How much?

-I paid £100 for it.

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I think there's a profit there if you can find the right buyer.

0:21:490:21:52

-Exactly, that's the key to it, isn't it?

-That's the thing.

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And copper - I don't know whether you know, darling,

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but copper is so in this season.

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-Is it?

-Yeah.

-So in this season.

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Did you get that? You heard it here first.

0:22:010:22:03

-I think it's great.

-And, do you know, I love this.

0:22:050:22:08

-It's great fun, isn't it?

-This is fab.

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The thing about me with samplers is they're just... I mean,

0:22:090:22:12

-you could not get more hand-wrought, could you?

-No, you can't.

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Is that your favourite piece that you bought?

0:22:140:22:16

Yes, I think it probably is now, looking at it.

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-But I do love my pouffe, as the French call it.

-What?

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This big leather seat in front.

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Oh! I didn't see that!

0:22:250:22:27

-But that, I think, is great.

-I love the design on the front of that.

0:22:270:22:31

-The Aztec design?

-Yeah, that is fab. What did you pay for that?

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-Quite a lot. 60 quid.

-But it's leather, isn't it?

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It is, and it's... It's got a vintage look to it.

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Yeah. I like that.

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-And I love your perfume dispensers.

-Do you love everything of mine?

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I do! But then, I'm naturally polite.

0:22:430:22:46

I'll say later what I really feel.

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But I...

0:22:490:22:50

-No, I do, I think you've done very well.

-I'm very pleased.

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I look at your hoard, and, you know,

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size is important to you.

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Seriously, I've gone big. I have gone big, yeah.

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If you look at my little selection...

0:23:000:23:02

Yeah, what's going on?

0:23:020:23:04

-And what on earth is that?

-It's a solid perfume brooch.

0:23:040:23:07

-So, almost like a...

-Like a little block.

0:23:070:23:09

-Oh, OK.

-But you can actually use it as a brooch as well.

0:23:090:23:11

-It's fab. I love that.

-And it was again 10 quid.

0:23:110:23:14

I love that it's got a dual purpose. I like that.

0:23:140:23:16

What we both know, Mark Stacey, is that size doesn't always matter.

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No, it doesn't, but I'm hoping for the sweet smell of success.

0:23:190:23:22

Oh, I see what you did there.

0:23:220:23:24

Now our pair head home

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and turn their attention from buying to selling.

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This is the moment where they'll need to assess their arsenal

0:23:320:23:35

and ensure they put in the hours.

0:23:350:23:37

Each will be hoping to keep their prices high,

0:23:370:23:40

their profits big and their victories mighty,

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as they both try to collect a bag of loot

0:23:430:23:45

for the charities of their choice.

0:23:450:23:47

Over at his Brightlingsea base,

0:23:470:23:49

Mark is assessing his boot-sale bounty.

0:23:490:23:52

Ford car-boot sale for me is always very good,

0:23:520:23:55

because I know the area quite well, although on this particular day,

0:23:550:23:58

it was small. There wasn't as many dealers as normal.

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But I did pick up some interesting items,

0:24:000:24:02

particularly this charming sampler,

0:24:020:24:05

dated 1892 by Amy Ethel Hill.

0:24:050:24:08

But I'm going to keep plodding on with that,

0:24:080:24:11

and who knows what I'll find out?

0:24:110:24:13

The other items - the pouffe, it is an attractive thing,

0:24:130:24:16

and these sort of retro things are back in fashion.

0:24:160:24:19

Actually, the thing that I'm going to have most fun with, I think,

0:24:190:24:22

is that little piggy, and I'm sure he's off to market.

0:24:220:24:27

The Copeland box and cover I bought

0:24:270:24:29

purely because I'm a real sentimentalist at heart, you know.

0:24:290:24:32

And I love the heart shape of it,

0:24:320:24:34

and i think that's going to find a buyer.

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The little brooch came with the pouffe,

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so it was a sort of double purchase.

0:24:400:24:43

Hoping for a sweet smell of profit on that.

0:24:430:24:45

But overall, I'm pleased with the items

0:24:450:24:48

and I think I'm going to do all right.

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So, Stacey's feeling confident, and he's not the only one,

0:24:500:24:54

as over in Shropshire,

0:24:540:24:56

Christina's full of boot-sale beans.

0:24:560:24:59

Have to be honest, normally I dread car-boot sales. But look what I got!

0:24:590:25:04

I mean, this amazing selection of things for under £180.

0:25:040:25:07

I am thrilled with what I got.

0:25:070:25:09

This I just saw and swooned over.

0:25:090:25:13

I just think it is the most gorgeous copper and enamel lamp.

0:25:130:25:18

It was from a railway station originally. It's gas,

0:25:180:25:21

and I'm hoping that whoever I find to buy it

0:25:210:25:23

will keep it as it is, because it's so important.

0:25:230:25:26

Look at this wonderful mechanism here

0:25:260:25:28

that you can use for turning on and off the gas.

0:25:280:25:30

My scales, I paid £38 for, including the weights.

0:25:300:25:32

Hoping to find a farm shop that i can maybe sell those to,

0:25:330:25:36

that would be quite useful.

0:25:360:25:37

These perfume bottles, or perfume dispensers -

0:25:370:25:40

I'm hoping to find a person who creates

0:25:400:25:43

wonderful smelly smells and perfumes that might find these useful.

0:25:430:25:48

And then I bought this.

0:25:480:25:50

A little pocket watch movement.

0:25:500:25:52

Why did I buy it? Oh, yes, because it was £1.

0:25:520:25:56

I'm sure I can find somebody that will give me a profit on that,

0:25:560:25:59

even just for spares and repairs.

0:25:590:26:00

And the gingerbread moulds and chocolate moulds there,

0:26:000:26:02

I'm hoping to find maybe a baker or a chocolatier

0:26:020:26:06

who might be looking for some vintage moulds in order to use them.

0:26:060:26:09

But, overall, I am thrilled with what I got,

0:26:090:26:13

and I can't wait to get selling it now.

0:26:130:26:16

Yes, there is no time to waste.

0:26:160:26:18

Our battlers must do the research and pull out all the stops

0:26:180:26:21

to find the buyers that'll put them on top,

0:26:210:26:23

using the phones, the internet, and their little black books.

0:26:230:26:26

Remember, no deal is sealed

0:26:260:26:28

until the hand is shaken and the money is taken.

0:26:280:26:32

It's Mark who is first to get a whiff of a sale

0:26:320:26:35

that might just bring home that bacon.

0:26:350:26:37

Well, I've come to a pig farm, surprisingly enough,

0:26:370:26:40

to sell my little piggy.

0:26:400:26:42

I'm here to meet Tracey, and I can't think of a more appropriate place.

0:26:420:26:46

-Morning, Tracey.

-Morning, Mark.

0:26:540:26:55

-How are you?

-I'm good, I'm good.

0:26:550:26:57

Lovely to be here. I mean, tell me about this.

0:26:570:26:59

You've got a big operation here.

0:26:590:27:01

Well, yes. It's gradually got bigger over the years,

0:27:010:27:03

but it wasn't always this big.

0:27:030:27:05

You know, I only started out with 30 pigs at the beginning,

0:27:050:27:08

and now I've got more like 700.

0:27:080:27:10

My goodness.

0:27:100:27:12

700 pigs! That'll take some looking after.

0:27:120:27:14

They do, yes.

0:27:140:27:15

When I was growing up, actually, one of the treats sometimes

0:27:150:27:18

during the week for supper was faggots and mash with peas.

0:27:180:27:23

And I've never really understood what a faggot was.

0:27:230:27:26

It's the off bits, isn't it?

0:27:260:27:27

Years ago, a traditional faggot had loads of offal in it, you know?

0:27:270:27:30

It was the liver, the lungs, the heart, the kidney and everything.

0:27:300:27:33

But these days, our lean pork meat, we have chopped liver,

0:27:330:27:39

a little bit of sage and onion. But it is all coming back.

0:27:390:27:41

All these cuts of meat are coming back these days, you know?

0:27:410:27:44

But will Tracey want to add Mark's little onyx piggy to her herd?

0:27:440:27:49

Remember, it cost him £10.

0:27:490:27:51

Well, the reason I'm here, of course -

0:27:520:27:54

not just to look at your wonderful pigs and learn about your business.

0:27:540:27:57

But I bought something which I thought

0:27:570:27:59

-was so appropriate for a pig farmer.

-That is lovely.

0:27:590:28:02

-It's so sweet.

-And, actually, looking at some of the pigs now,

0:28:020:28:05

it really does look like one.

0:28:050:28:07

And it looks like it's actually giggling.

0:28:070:28:09

It does, doesn't it? I mean, it's...

0:28:090:28:11

The centre bit is, like, a polished green onyx,

0:28:110:28:14

but the head and the tail are 925 silver.

0:28:140:28:18

I think I'd be interested in buying it.

0:28:180:28:20

-You would?

-Yes.

-And at what sort of price?

0:28:200:28:23

I know this is going to be too easy, too easy.

0:28:230:28:26

£60.

0:28:260:28:27

-£60?

-Yes.

0:28:270:28:29

Do you think we could do 65?

0:28:290:28:30

-Oh...

-Or am I pushing you too hard?

0:28:300:28:33

No, I think we could go to 65.

0:28:330:28:35

-Are you sure?

-Yeah.

-That would be lovely.

0:28:350:28:37

-You're welcome.

-I brought it to the right place.

-You have.

0:28:370:28:39

Yes, Mark makes a meaty profit of £55, but, before he leaves,

0:28:390:28:44

Tracey wants him to get hands-on making some of her pork faggot.

0:28:440:28:48

In this bowl here, we've got lean pork, chopped pork,

0:28:500:28:53

-liver and onions.

-Right.

0:28:530:28:55

-And we're going to tip this one into the machine.

-Right.

0:28:550:28:58

-Is it all going in?

-Yeah.

0:28:580:29:01

-That's it. Oh, yes, all in.

-That's all in.

0:29:010:29:04

Watch, it's all going to come out.

0:29:060:29:07

The minced ingredients are then added to

0:29:070:29:09

a bowl of finely ground rusk.

0:29:090:29:11

-See, it's all...

-Oh, Tracey.

0:29:130:29:15

Oh, my gosh, Tracey.

0:29:150:29:17

Now, this has got to be mixed together.

0:29:170:29:19

Oh, God. I suppose I ought to help.

0:29:190:29:22

Oh, it's slimy and cold and horrid!

0:29:220:29:24

It's not that bad! You're over exaggerating matters, I think.

0:29:240:29:28

Now we've got to get this content

0:29:280:29:29

-to this one, back into this machine.

-Back into this one.

0:29:290:29:31

-That looks a lot better, doesn't it?

-That does. It does, doesn't it?

0:29:310:29:35

So what we're going to have to do now is to get the right size and

0:29:350:29:39

the amount. It looks like I'm better than you at this.

0:29:390:29:42

Wow, Tracey, I don't think you're going to offer me a job, are you?

0:29:430:29:46

Well, everyone has to start somewhere.

0:29:460:29:48

Well, he may not have made the butchery grade,

0:29:480:29:51

but Mark's certainly carved himself some cash.

0:29:510:29:54

Well, I thoroughly enjoyed that. I've met pigs, I've seen pigs,

0:29:550:29:58

I've made a faggot... I've made a profit!

0:29:580:30:01

I'm delighted.

0:30:010:30:03

Across the country, Christina is kicking things off in a pub.

0:30:030:30:06

But it's not what you think.

0:30:060:30:08

She's brought her beloved copper gas lamp

0:30:080:30:10

to Market Drayton in Shropshire.

0:30:100:30:12

I'm here to see Steve, who fixes up and refurbishes his pubs

0:30:120:30:16

with vintage and genuine antiques.

0:30:160:30:19

I bought this from the car-boot sale and I totally fell in love with it,

0:30:190:30:22

so I'm really hoping that he loves it as much as I do.

0:30:220:30:25

I did pay a lot for it. Here's hoping.

0:30:250:30:28

The lamp owes her £100,

0:30:280:30:30

so will proprietor Steve shine a light on a profit?

0:30:300:30:34

-Brought you a lantern.

-I'm guessing you brought me something

0:30:340:30:37

and you're not just here for a beer.

0:30:370:30:39

Well, not this time. Maybe next time.

0:30:390:30:41

-Have you got somewhere you can prop that?

-Yeah, yeah, sure. How's that?

0:30:410:30:44

Oh, it looks beautiful! It looks really beautiful.

0:30:440:30:48

So, you basically have pubs, don't you,

0:30:480:30:49

that you refurbish and use the vintage fixtures and fittings in -

0:30:490:30:52

-is that right?

-Yes.

0:30:520:30:54

I mean, all the... As much as we can, we try to buy original things,

0:30:540:30:58

and we try to use reclaimed materials.

0:30:580:31:00

Always do, if we can.

0:31:000:31:02

-It's all about going to the local pub.

-And getting the experience.

0:31:020:31:05

Having a proper pint, pulling a beer.

0:31:050:31:07

I believe you used to work in a pub back in the day.

0:31:070:31:09

Oh, many moons ago.

0:31:090:31:11

Many, many, many moons ago.

0:31:110:31:12

I've brought you, obviously, this lamp,

0:31:140:31:16

which I bought because I absolutely loved it.

0:31:160:31:19

And, obviously, it's copper, and you've got an enamel top there.

0:31:190:31:22

Apparently, it came from Bridlington station. So, down south.

0:31:220:31:26

So, it was reclaimed from the station.

0:31:260:31:29

And it's a gas lamp rather than an electric one.

0:31:290:31:32

Is it the sort of thing you would use to have

0:31:320:31:34

-as a fixture or fitting in a pub?

-Yeah, no, it's a very lovely thing.

0:31:340:31:38

And they are now being reproduced. That style is being reproduced,

0:31:380:31:42

and we're putting them back in pubs, that kind of retro finish.

0:31:420:31:47

This kind of lightened my heart when I walked in and saw this.

0:31:470:31:50

-I thought, "Ooh!"

-Well, I've seen some of those being produced

0:31:500:31:53

in a very similar way, but they don't have the same patina,

0:31:530:31:56

and they don't quite have that sort of bit of grunge around them.

0:31:560:31:58

You're absolutely right, they don't have that grunge around them!

0:31:580:32:01

Yes, that's right, yeah. I notice you've not polished that.

0:32:010:32:03

I was in two minds, because I thought if I polished it,

0:32:030:32:05

it would look really shiny and really beautiful,

0:32:050:32:07

but then you wouldn't have that patina, would you?

0:32:070:32:10

I mean, is it the sort of thing

0:32:100:32:11

-that you would polish up and shine and...?

-No, I think you're right.

0:32:110:32:14

I'd leave it as it is. Maybe you might polish the highlights

0:32:140:32:17

now and again, but it's got a nice enamel lid on it,

0:32:170:32:19

which is just very high quality. I think it's very, very nice.

0:32:190:32:25

And, funnily enough, you brought a gas lamp, which is tricky to use.

0:32:250:32:28

-Yeah.

-Because there isn't much gas.

0:32:280:32:30

But we do have a pub with gas lighting, still.

0:32:300:32:33

-Really?

-We still use gas lighting.

0:32:330:32:35

-Really, really?

-Yeah.

0:32:350:32:36

Less than half an hour from here.

0:32:360:32:38

So rather than taking all its innards out and guts,

0:32:380:32:40

-you could actually re-use it as a gas lamp?

-We might,

0:32:400:32:42

if you'll give me a handsome discount.

0:32:420:32:44

We may well have a go at it.

0:32:440:32:46

I mean, I think, really,

0:32:460:32:48

it would retail in the region of around £300 or £400.

0:32:480:32:51

What are your thoughts?

0:32:510:32:52

-Um...

-What would you be happy to pay for it?

0:32:520:32:55

I am not sure I can quite get that far.

0:32:550:32:57

-OK.

-Would a couple of hundred do it?

0:32:570:32:59

Would you meet me in the middle at 250?

0:33:010:33:04

Or is that pushing you too far?

0:33:040:33:06

I think we can probably get that.

0:33:060:33:08

And we would probably pay, for a repro version...

0:33:080:33:10

-Yeah.

-..we would probably be paying a couple of hundred.

0:33:100:33:13

-Yeah.

-So a little bit of a premium for something that is the real deal.

0:33:130:33:16

That's genuine, original grunge, as you said.

0:33:160:33:19

-Unpolished.

-Unpolished, original grunge.

0:33:190:33:22

-You're certainly going to struggle to find another one.

-Exactly.

0:33:220:33:25

So I'll tell you what, I'll do you 250, but you can pour the beer.

0:33:250:33:28

-Can I?! It's a deal. Brilliant!

-Thanks, Christina.

0:33:280:33:30

Lovely. Gosh, I haven't done this for years. I look forward to it.

0:33:300:33:32

-Right, can I come behind?

-Yeah. Go for it.

-Brilliant.

0:33:320:33:35

Christina pulls in a profit of £150 for the lamp,

0:33:350:33:38

and now she relives her time as a barmaid.

0:33:380:33:42

I'm not going to give you too many tips,

0:33:420:33:44

-cos I know that you have done this, a while back.

-OK.

0:33:440:33:47

-I'm sure it's all coming back to you.

-Not really, no.

0:33:470:33:49

But you can't have more than 5% foam

0:33:490:33:51

-if it's going to be a proper, acceptable pint.

-Right, OK.

0:33:510:33:54

-Go for it.

-OK, ready?

0:33:540:33:56

Oh! That's not good.

0:33:580:34:00

Yeah, it's OK.

0:34:000:34:01

Oh!

0:34:010:34:02

You'd have to be a fair bit quicker than that if you're going to

0:34:030:34:06

-get a job here, but that's not bad.

-Oh, really?

-Yeah. That's OK.

0:34:060:34:09

Yes... Maybe stick to the day job, eh, Christina?

0:34:090:34:13

Oh! I have to be honest, I am completely gutted

0:34:140:34:18

that I've sold that lamp. I just loved it.

0:34:180:34:20

I could see it hanging in my kitchen. But never mind.

0:34:200:34:23

It brings joy to my heart that it is still going to be kept as a gas lamp

0:34:230:34:26

in its original condition, and a great profit.

0:34:260:34:29

Onwards and upwards.

0:34:290:34:31

But Christina doesn't get a chance to go anywhere,

0:34:310:34:34

as Mark is back into the fray next.

0:34:340:34:36

He's in Halston in Essex with his heart-shaped pottery.

0:34:360:34:40

Well, something for the romantics now -

0:34:400:34:42

this lovely little heart-shaped Copeland Spode box.

0:34:420:34:45

I found a dealer who specialises in jewellery,

0:34:450:34:47

but she thinks she may be able to use it somehow in her marketing.

0:34:470:34:52

I hope she's not a hard-nosed dealer and has a romantic, sensitive side.

0:34:520:34:57

The box cost Mark £8, so will antiques dealer Kim love it enough

0:34:570:35:02

for him to walk away with a profit?

0:35:020:35:05

You sell a lot of jewellery, don't you, that sort of thing?

0:35:050:35:07

Well, I love transfer printed work.

0:35:070:35:09

And Copeland Spode, of course, a very important factory.

0:35:090:35:12

-You don't often see the heart shape, do you?

-No.

0:35:120:35:14

-And anything that's a heart shape sells well.

-I can imagine.

0:35:140:35:18

-Whether it's your silver or whatever.

-Romantic.

0:35:180:35:20

-And not just for Valentine's.

-Oh, really?

0:35:200:35:22

-SHE LAUGHS

-But no, it's lovely.

0:35:220:35:25

You can use it in lots of different ways, really.

0:35:250:35:28

I could tip the lid and put some jewellery sort of across it,

0:35:280:35:31

and coming out, spilling out of it

0:35:310:35:33

would look really pretty.

0:35:330:35:34

I don't know if you know much about the Copeland Spode factory.

0:35:340:35:37

-Not really.

-It's one of the oldest, actually.

0:35:370:35:39

The original factory of Spode was founded

0:35:390:35:42

in the very late 18th century,

0:35:420:35:43

and it went through several partnerships,

0:35:430:35:46

and a lot of people recognised as Copeland Spode.

0:35:460:35:49

This particular pattern was one of the earliest

0:35:490:35:51

blue and white ones they did. It's called the tower pattern.

0:35:510:35:54

-Which was originally done, I think, in about 1798,

-1800. But this isn't.

0:35:540:35:58

But this is not. No, no, this is much later.

0:35:580:36:00

-This is early part of the 20th century.

-Yes.

0:36:000:36:03

Sometimes you get little dates stamped in the bottom,

0:36:030:36:06

but that round mark tends to be sort of 1920s, '30s.

0:36:060:36:08

-And it's got England on it, of course.

-And it's got England.

-Yeah.

0:36:080:36:11

-Which dates it.

-Which is after 1891, which is, as you quite right-

0:36:110:36:15

HE INHALES DEEPLY SHE LAUGHS

0:36:150:36:17

You know, suddenly, we're all experts(!)

0:36:170:36:20

And you're quite right, there are certain keys

0:36:200:36:23

that give you date factors, aren't there?

0:36:230:36:26

I mean, now you've seen it in the flesh, what do you think?

0:36:260:36:28

I think it's really pretty.

0:36:280:36:30

And at the right price, it's really commercial.

0:36:300:36:33

-Oh, that dreaded... You see, up! Up!

-It's got to be said!

0:36:330:36:36

-Up and then down.

-It's got to be said!

0:36:360:36:38

I think I said between 15 and 25.

0:36:380:36:41

-And...

-Oh, yeah, but that's very rare.

0:36:410:36:43

Because you often find on heart-shaped pieces,

0:36:430:36:46

-you get that little glaze chip. It's a sign of quality.

-Really?

0:36:460:36:50

I believe you(!)

0:36:510:36:53

Yes, Mark. There is no pulling the wool over Kim's eyes.

0:36:540:36:57

Even so, she is interested.

0:36:570:37:00

But I'm thinking, because it's got a chip...

0:37:000:37:02

Yes.

0:37:020:37:04

..and it's not very old, 10.

0:37:040:37:06

Oh!

0:37:060:37:07

Oh. Oh, dear.

0:37:080:37:10

Oh, dear, where's that darkened room that I need to go and lie down in?

0:37:100:37:14

Oh, I couldn't do 10.

0:37:140:37:16

I mean, it cost me £8.

0:37:160:37:18

I'll give you 15.

0:37:180:37:20

I think I should be nice to you,

0:37:200:37:21

because you've come up quite a lot. Let's say 14.

0:37:210:37:23

-And then we're both compromising.

-Really? That's good.

0:37:230:37:26

So, are we happy with 14?

0:37:260:37:27

-I am.

-And, you know, you haven't broken my heart.

0:37:270:37:30

Oh, that was terrible!

0:37:300:37:32

Mark dropping his price?

0:37:340:37:36

Very out of character!

0:37:360:37:37

Kim must have won his heart.

0:37:370:37:39

Still, he makes a £6 profit on the item,

0:37:390:37:42

earning him two sales to Christina's one.

0:37:420:37:45

But The Magpie is not resting on her laurels.

0:37:450:37:48

She's taken her wooden moulds to Tarporley in Cheshire.

0:37:480:37:52

To be perfectly honest,

0:37:520:37:53

I'm not entirely sure what these were used for.

0:37:530:37:56

But I'm sure they'll be able to shed some light on the subject,

0:37:560:37:58

and maybe even want to buy them. Who knows?

0:37:580:38:01

They set her back £10,

0:38:010:38:03

so will they help her cook up a profit

0:38:030:38:05

from chocolate shop owner Charles?

0:38:050:38:07

Charles, I thought they might be chocolate moulds,

0:38:080:38:10

but I suspect you might tell me that they are not.

0:38:100:38:13

They are emphatically not chocolate moulds.

0:38:130:38:15

-Really?

-The old chocolate moulds were beautiful metal moulds

0:38:150:38:18

with a very, very high shine on the inside,

0:38:180:38:21

and this was to make the chocolate release when it set.

0:38:210:38:25

These, I think, are bakery moulds.

0:38:250:38:27

Almost certainly, these would have had a biscuit mix

0:38:270:38:31

or something like that.

0:38:310:38:32

So, not desirable for chocolate making?

0:38:320:38:35

Not for chocolate making,

0:38:350:38:36

but within the chocolate, confectionery and baking industry,

0:38:360:38:40

they are wonderful.

0:38:400:38:42

-Oh! Phew!

-I like them. I like them.

0:38:420:38:45

My family have been involved with confectionary

0:38:450:38:48

in its various forms for nearly 100 years.

0:38:480:38:51

-Yeah.

-And we have nothing.

-Really?

0:38:510:38:54

-There is obviously a gap in our business...

-Brilliant!

0:38:540:38:57

..for showing what we used to be used in, eh confectionary.

0:38:570:39:00

They are also something which I would think a lot of people

0:39:010:39:04

would enjoy having, because there is so much work gone into them.

0:39:040:39:07

I would absolutely agree with you,

0:39:070:39:09

and I think it's quite interesting, isn't it, that these started out

0:39:090:39:12

life as being totally utilitarian pieces, but you're

0:39:120:39:15

absolutely right, now they are actually works of art

0:39:150:39:18

in their own right, completely. And on a wall,

0:39:180:39:20

they would look quite stunning, I think.

0:39:200:39:22

I would love you to buy it and I think it's the start of

0:39:220:39:24

a new collection for you, I like that idea.

0:39:240:39:27

But obviously we need to talk about price, Charles.

0:39:270:39:31

Which makes me a bit nervous.

0:39:310:39:32

I mean, there are ten moulds here.

0:39:320:39:33

-Yes.

-What about 80...

0:39:330:39:37

80... £80?

0:39:370:39:41

£80.

0:39:410:39:42

Christina...

0:39:420:39:43

..you're clearly not seeing how we make our chocolates.

0:39:450:39:48

We spend hours making our truffles,

0:39:480:39:50

and we have to make an awful lot of truffles for £80.

0:39:500:39:55

I will give you a proposition.

0:39:550:39:56

-Oh!

-I will pay you £60 cash if you will come and dip some truffles,

0:39:560:40:03

so that you can appreciate how long it takes us.

0:40:030:40:06

-£60.

-Yes.

0:40:060:40:07

Truffle-making. Do I get to taste one?

0:40:070:40:10

You get to keep what you dip.

0:40:100:40:12

-Is that all right?

-Done! Done!

0:40:120:40:15

My goodness, she nearly ripped his arm off.

0:40:150:40:17

And it's probably not because she got a £50 profit on the moulds.

0:40:170:40:21

Please tell me that is a vat of chocolate.

0:40:230:40:26

That is milk chocolate.

0:40:260:40:27

Oh, that looks amazing. Can I just put my head in it?

0:40:270:40:31

No.

0:40:310:40:32

I get a choccy and I delicately throw it in?

0:40:320:40:36

Yes. Move it around with the forks until it's covered in chocolate.

0:40:360:40:40

-OK.

-And then take it out.

0:40:400:40:42

-How's that?

-That is very good.

0:40:420:40:43

-That's very good, yes.

-Really?

0:40:430:40:46

Like the egg and spoon race.

0:40:460:40:47

Oh. Oh, my goodness.

0:40:470:40:49

That's brilliant.

0:40:490:40:52

-Ta-da!

-You're a natural.

0:40:520:40:54

Ho! Wowee, £50 profit,

0:40:560:40:59

and I got to make my own chocolates!

0:40:590:41:01

Not sure I was very good at it, but never mind.

0:41:010:41:03

Let's just hope that Mark's profits aren't quite so sweet.

0:41:030:41:06

Well, he's certainly trying to sweeten his success, by doing

0:41:080:41:11

a bit of extra research into the Victorian sampler.

0:41:110:41:14

I particularly like the sampler,

0:41:150:41:17

because there are historical documents and unique to that person.

0:41:170:41:21

The first thing I did was to go onto the Devon Family History Society,

0:41:210:41:26

and I found out quite a bit about Amy Ethel Hill.

0:41:260:41:30

She was the daughter of Frank Hagman Hill and Isobel, and they were

0:41:300:41:36

married in 1981, so this, again, fits in nicely with the sampler.

0:41:360:41:41

Sadly, I found out that this young lady died in 1904 aged 22,

0:41:410:41:46

so my initial plan of finding family members may not

0:41:460:41:50

prove successful, but who knows, I shall keep searching.

0:41:500:41:54

And while Stacey plays detective,

0:41:540:41:57

Christina is hoping to tip the profit scales in her favour.

0:41:570:42:01

I've brought my scales over the border to Cheshire here,

0:42:010:42:04

to a farm shop. They sell fresh fruit and vegetables here

0:42:040:42:06

and I thought they would make a really lovely display piece.

0:42:060:42:09

I've had them delivered, cos they're quite heavy,

0:42:090:42:11

let's go and see what Ian thinks.

0:42:110:42:13

Remember, the scales and the weights cost her £38.

0:42:140:42:19

-Ian, hello.

-Hi, Christina.

-Very nice to meet you, how are you?

0:42:190:42:22

-Very well, thank you.

-These look amazing!

0:42:220:42:25

-Grand, isn't it?

-Are you using them already?

0:42:250:42:28

-I certainly am.

-I'm going to have to charge a hire fee!

0:42:280:42:31

Well, it just fits into the environment we have here.

0:42:310:42:34

It really does, this is fantastic.

0:42:340:42:36

Do you have many other vintage shop fittings around?

0:42:360:42:39

Oh, the shop inside is full of old-fashioned shop fittings

0:42:390:42:43

-that we've reclaimed from vintage shops.

-And I think my scales...

0:42:430:42:47

Oh, your scales - pride of place.

0:42:470:42:49

-..will be a valuable addition to the market store.

-They will indeed.

0:42:490:42:52

Do you think you'd keep them on here?

0:42:520:42:54

-It's just made for it, isn't it?

-It really is, yeah.

0:42:540:42:57

-Don't forget the weights you've got here.

-Of course.

0:42:570:43:00

That should, when that goes on there, that comes up and balances.

0:43:000:43:05

Ahh. They might need a little bit of TLC, Ian.

0:43:050:43:08

Yeah, probably a little bit of oil.

0:43:080:43:09

-Might need a bit of tender loving Ian care.

-We can do that.

-Brilliant.

0:43:090:43:13

Oh, I like, it, positive thinking already.

0:43:130:43:15

IAN LAUGHS

0:43:150:43:17

So, price-wise, what's your thoughts?

0:43:170:43:20

-Erm, bearing in mind you said they need some tender loving care...

-Yep.

0:43:200:43:24

-..let's go to £60.

-OK. Is that your best offer?

-That's my best offer.

0:43:240:43:28

OK, I can never say no to a man in a cravat.

0:43:280:43:32

So that adds a fruity £22 profit

0:43:330:43:35

into Christina's pot,

0:43:350:43:37

and she's keen to see them in action.

0:43:370:43:40

-I'd like two "kilogs" of...

-Two kilos of?

-..of grapes, please.

0:43:400:43:44

-No, I'm joking!

-No, no, no. Let's go two kilos of...

0:43:440:43:48

-Potatoes.

-Potatoes!

0:43:480:43:51

Do you think they actually work? I don't know whether they do.

0:43:510:43:54

-I think they're going to need a bit of oil.

-I think you might be right.

0:43:540:43:58

No, I think that's you playing with it there.

0:43:580:44:01

Oh, well, I'm so pleased you've just paid £60 for

0:44:010:44:03

-a pair of scales that don't work.

-That don't work!

0:44:030:44:05

LAUGHTER

0:44:050:44:07

-They will work.

-Aesthetically though, they look fantastic.

0:44:070:44:09

-Exactly.

-Whether they're used or just for decoration purposes,

0:44:090:44:13

-a great addition.

-Brilliant.

0:44:130:44:14

Well, lucky for Christina, Ian was very understanding,

0:44:140:44:18

and that brings us to the halfway point of this selling bonanza.

0:44:180:44:22

So, let's see who is the heavyweight at the moment

0:44:220:44:24

and who still needs to bulk up.

0:44:240:44:27

Mark has so far sold two items,

0:44:270:44:30

turning a respectable profit of £61.

0:44:300:44:33

Christina has sold three items,

0:44:330:44:36

but made an impressive £222.

0:44:360:44:40

So, Christina is ahead in items sold and money made.

0:44:400:44:43

But there's still everything to play for.

0:44:430:44:45

Until Mark's game is thrown into disarray when he incurs an injury.

0:44:450:44:50

Everything was going incredibly well.

0:44:500:44:53

Swimmingly well, in fact.

0:44:530:44:54

I was getting out there, doing deals, then catastrophe struck,

0:44:540:44:57

and I broke my ankle.

0:44:570:45:00

But then I thought to myself, "This could actually be quite good.

0:45:000:45:03

"I can use my time to search the internet to find those right buyers,

0:45:030:45:08

"to make sure that I get as much profit as I can."

0:45:080:45:11

Christina, of course, not that I want you to go out and break a leg.

0:45:110:45:15

No, I really don't. Honestly, I don't.

0:45:150:45:16

No, of course not, Mark.

0:45:160:45:18

But as he hits the phones, his profits hit the floor.

0:45:180:45:22

Despite all his research into the sampler, he hits a dead end

0:45:220:45:27

and ends up selling it to Paula, a dealer in Lansing, for £30,

0:45:270:45:31

making not a penny profit.

0:45:310:45:34

It seems Mark The Maverick needs to see the whites of his buyers' eyes

0:45:340:45:38

to turn the screws and make some money.

0:45:380:45:41

Yes, he must put in the legwork...

0:45:410:45:43

or wheelwork, in this case.

0:45:430:45:45

So, he travels to Margate to meet a possible purchaser

0:45:450:45:47

for his pufferfish perfume brooch.

0:45:470:45:49

Do you know what? I'm not going to let a broken ankle put me off

0:45:510:45:54

finding a buyer and making profits.

0:45:540:45:56

I've brought Santi, my partner, along,

0:45:560:45:58

who's helping me get from A to B.

0:45:580:46:00

I'm here to sell my vintage perfume brooch.

0:46:000:46:03

I'm in Margate. There's a lovely vintage shop that specialises

0:46:030:46:07

in this type of thing. Let's hope I make a huge profit.

0:46:070:46:11

Are you with me? Forward, Jeeves!

0:46:110:46:14

So will Deborah, the owner of the vintage shop,

0:46:140:46:16

be interested in puffing up Mark's profit margins?

0:46:160:46:20

I found this little brooch.

0:46:200:46:21

I sent you a photograph of it.

0:46:210:46:23

-Oh.

-And it's one of those sort of perfume brooches.

0:46:230:46:26

I think it's marvellous.

0:46:260:46:28

It's a nice bit of whimsical American...

0:46:280:46:30

-Kitsch.

-Kitsch, yeah.

0:46:300:46:32

I'm thinking from the sort of '70s or something, do you think?

0:46:320:46:35

'60s, '70s, I'd say.

0:46:350:46:36

So, you know the firm?

0:46:360:46:38

Yeah, Fuller Brush. They are kind of like an Avon from America.

0:46:380:46:41

They started off in the 1912s,

0:46:410:46:43

around about that time, in Connecticut.

0:46:430:46:45

And it was like a brush company,

0:46:450:46:47

and they went round door to door, selling stuff.

0:46:470:46:49

And, hopefully, if I open it up, there should be perfume inside it.

0:46:490:46:52

Do you know, I haven't actually found how you open it.

0:46:520:46:55

-There is a hinge there somewhere, isn't it?

-Should be, yeah.

0:46:550:46:58

There we go.

0:46:580:47:00

Oh, it smells like Nana's!

0:47:000:47:01

Does it?

0:47:010:47:03

Yeah. It's lovely.

0:47:030:47:04

Oh, it is quite strong, isn't it?

0:47:040:47:06

It's actually quite rare to find it in the brooch,

0:47:060:47:09

cos usually they're half-full. So obviously the women made

0:47:090:47:11

a bit of an effort and put it behind

0:47:110:47:12

their ears for their husbands when they come home

0:47:120:47:14

from whatever they done in America in them days.

0:47:140:47:17

Mind you, that pungent smell, you'd keep the mosquitoes away.

0:47:170:47:20

THEY LAUGH

0:47:200:47:21

I mean, now that you've seen it, is it something you'd like?

0:47:210:47:23

I like it for myself, yeah.

0:47:230:47:25

And I'd probably wear it as a pendant on a necklace.

0:47:250:47:27

-Oh, wow.

-And scrape out the perfume, maybe, and put, like,

0:47:270:47:30

-lip gloss or something in it.

-Oh, wow, really?

0:47:300:47:33

I was hoping to get in the region of sort of £15-£25.

0:47:330:47:36

Is that way off? Because it does smell delicious.

0:47:360:47:39

Oh...

0:47:390:47:41

Keep breathing it in, we might get to 40!

0:47:410:47:44

I mean, I would really pay, for something like this,

0:47:460:47:49

-about £15-£18.

-£15-£18?

0:47:490:47:51

-Can we do 18?

-Oh, as it's you, darling.

0:47:510:47:54

-Are you sure?

-I feel sorry for you!

0:47:540:47:56

-Yeah.

-Oh, I know.

-Buy you some new pyjamas!

0:47:560:47:59

Yeah, I will. Don't tell her, but I'll take it off later,

0:47:590:48:01

cos I can walk normally.

0:48:010:48:03

No, viewers, he really can't walk.

0:48:030:48:05

But he rolls out with a profit of £8 for the vintage brooch.

0:48:050:48:11

Christina has also picked up perfume containers,

0:48:110:48:14

although hers are a little larger than Mark's.

0:48:140:48:16

Yes.

0:48:160:48:18

I'm here in edgy East London,

0:48:180:48:19

where I'm rather hoping that this

0:48:190:48:21

luxury gentleman's grooming establishment might be

0:48:210:48:23

in need of a couple of retro shop fittings.

0:48:230:48:26

Let's go and find out.

0:48:260:48:27

Remember, she paid £30 for the pair.

0:48:280:48:31

-Well, hello.

-Hello.

-You must be Jacob.

-Nice to meet you.

0:48:310:48:35

Lovely to meet you, Jacob, I'm Christina.

0:48:350:48:37

So tell me, I have never been into a gentleman's barbers before

0:48:370:48:40

- you might be surprised - or a gentleman's, what was it,

0:48:400:48:42

-a luxury grooming establishment?

-Yeah.

0:48:420:48:45

But there does seem to be this kind of resurgence of interest

0:48:450:48:48

-in gentleman's grooming, isn't there?

-Absolutely.

0:48:480:48:50

One of the biggest trends in recent years

0:48:500:48:52

is obviously the beards came back.

0:48:520:48:53

-I haven't got one myself...

-Yeah, why not?

0:48:530:48:56

Well, after 23 years I still can't quite grow one.

0:48:560:48:59

-CHRISTINA LAUGHS

-Something to aspire to.

0:48:590:49:01

Yeah, one day.

0:49:010:49:03

But I think despite a lot of people thinking the beards would

0:49:030:49:06

bring back a more scruffy look,

0:49:060:49:08

it's actually something that's quite refined,

0:49:080:49:10

takes a lot of maintenance, which is why things like

0:49:100:49:13

cut-throat razors have become much more in fashion.

0:49:130:49:15

And there's all sorts of things,

0:49:150:49:17

like beard moisturiser, beard shampoo.

0:49:170:49:18

Wow, I didn't know they were such high-maintenance things.

0:49:180:49:21

No, absolutely, you have to clean them, moisturise them, brush them.

0:49:210:49:24

-Really?

-There's a lot of work that goes into them.

-Oh, wow.

0:49:240:49:27

So, we've talked about these eau de Cologne dispensers.

0:49:270:49:30

-What do you think?

-They look amazing.

0:49:300:49:32

-Do they?

-Really, really good.

-Good. Phew!

0:49:320:49:36

So they would have been full of eau de Cologne,

0:49:360:49:38

and then somebody would have gone in

0:49:380:49:40

with their refillable bottle of eau de Cologne, and they would have

0:49:400:49:43

dispensed it here from this measure,

0:49:430:49:44

and through some sort of rubber tube

0:49:440:49:47

-or something.

-Piping, yeah.

0:49:470:49:48

Obviously, we're in a gentleman's barbers, and I thought of you,

0:49:480:49:51

cos they are quite a masculine thing, aren't they?

0:49:510:49:54

Yeah, and we do a lot of fragrance work ourselves.

0:49:540:49:56

We design all our own fragrances from British ingredients,

0:49:560:49:59

so I think this is definitely

0:49:590:50:00

something that would look good in one of our places.

0:50:000:50:03

Buying them myself, I'd say £100 for the pair.

0:50:030:50:05

£100 for the pair?

0:50:050:50:06

Oh, my goodness. Well, I was hoping for a bit more than that.

0:50:060:50:10

It's time for a proper East End 'aggle!

0:50:100:50:13

If you were to see them in a shop today,

0:50:130:50:16

they would definitely be marked up at £150 apiece.

0:50:160:50:18

-For each piece?

-Yeah.

0:50:180:50:20

-Move up a little bit.

-OK.

0:50:200:50:22

I think we could go up to 130.

0:50:220:50:24

Blimey. We've got a long way to go.

0:50:250:50:26

If I came down to 250 for the two?

0:50:260:50:30

I don't think I could go quite to that, though.

0:50:300:50:33

Oh, God, you're a good haggler, aren't you? Very good haggler.

0:50:330:50:36

I think for the two, we'd be prepared to go up to 160.

0:50:360:50:40

-For the pair.

-OK.

0:50:400:50:43

Meet me in the middle at 180 and you've got a deal.

0:50:430:50:46

Say 170?

0:50:470:50:48

180. I'm a girl that sticks to my guns, Jacob.

0:50:480:50:51

-180 it is.

-180. Thank you very much. Well done.

0:50:510:50:53

Good haggling.

0:50:530:50:55

Oh, yes. She had to work hard,

0:50:550:50:57

but that's a stunning £150 profit for The Magpie.

0:50:570:51:01

Well, what a perfect example of what happens when you take the

0:51:010:51:04

right things to the right market.

0:51:040:51:06

£150 profit, I am absolutely delighted with that, and even

0:51:060:51:09

more so because they are going to look great inside that shop.

0:51:090:51:12

Hopefully that will edge me ahead of Mark in the old profit stakes,

0:51:120:51:15

but we'll have to see.

0:51:150:51:17

Now, both our experts have one item left,

0:51:170:51:19

and Mark is rolling into Ramsgate,

0:51:190:51:22

where he is hoping antique shop owner Andrew

0:51:220:51:25

will like the pouffe that cost him £60.

0:51:250:51:27

-Andrew, how are you?

-I'm very well, how are you?

0:51:270:51:29

Can I give you this? Well...

0:51:290:51:32

I've had a bit of a war wound, I'm afraid,

0:51:320:51:34

I've broken my ankle and it's been pinned.

0:51:340:51:37

-Seven pins.

-Oh, my goodness.

-I don't recommend it.

-No, definitely not.

0:51:370:51:41

And I promise it's genuine, it's not for effect.

0:51:410:51:45

-It's not for effect?

-It's not to tug on your heartstrings.

0:51:450:51:48

This really struck me when I saw it, cos it's a nice,

0:51:480:51:50

-solid lump of leather.

-Yes, yes.

0:51:500:51:53

It's got that sort of gentleman's club look about it.

0:51:530:51:56

-The colour of it.

-Definitely.

0:51:560:51:57

But you've got that rather nice sort of Aztec or Mayan decoration on it.

0:51:570:52:02

-Yes.

-And I think these type of items are in,

0:52:020:52:04

because people want occasional seating furniture.

0:52:040:52:08

It's also good for somebody in your situation.

0:52:080:52:10

Oh, yes, Andrew. I've had my leg up on it.

0:52:100:52:13

-I bet.

-Well, what do you think, though?

0:52:130:52:15

Well, I do like it, and I've actually got a customer

0:52:150:52:18

on my books who's asked me to look out for one of these.

0:52:180:52:22

And I found a couple for them in the past,

0:52:220:52:24

but they've never been quite right.

0:52:240:52:26

-Quite right.

-Because they've been too bright and too modern-looking.

0:52:260:52:30

Whereas this has got a lovely colour and a lovely age.

0:52:300:52:33

So, I might have a customer that I can move this on to.

0:52:330:52:36

Wonderful. I mean, I was hoping to get, as an initial thought,

0:52:360:52:40

at around the £100 mark for it.

0:52:400:52:43

Now, I mean, can you get anywhere near that, do you think?

0:52:430:52:45

Nowhere near, no.

0:52:450:52:47

-You are a meanie.

-I mean, I was thinking around about

0:52:480:52:52

the 60, £70 mark.

0:52:520:52:53

-Around about that.

-Well, that's getting closer.

0:52:530:52:55

I'll be absolutely honest with you. I paid 60 for it.

0:52:550:52:58

-OK.

-So I would be happy if we could, say, do 90.

0:52:580:53:04

-90.

-Could you get anywhere close to that?

0:53:040:53:07

-I could get to 80.

-85.

0:53:070:53:11

Can I push you another fiver, for that client?

0:53:110:53:13

-Well...

-Who I know would love it.

0:53:130:53:16

I think I might make a small profit on it, so I think 85.

0:53:160:53:19

-Are you sure?

-I'm sure.

0:53:190:53:20

-Wonderful.

-Thank you.

0:53:200:53:22

Thank you. Goodbye, old friend.

0:53:220:53:23

Thanks for supporting me.

0:53:230:53:25

Mark makes £25 profit on the pouffe,

0:53:250:53:28

and he's all done and dusted.

0:53:280:53:30

Well, that's a good result, isn't it?

0:53:300:53:32

I've made a good working profit on the pouffe

0:53:320:53:35

and what's better still is I'm sold up for the car-boot sale.

0:53:350:53:39

But, for Christina, the clock is still ticking,

0:53:390:53:43

and she's taken it to London.

0:53:430:53:45

You might think I might have gone a little bit crazy, having bought

0:53:450:53:48

this pocket watch movement here with absolutely no case to it whatsoever.

0:53:480:53:51

They are a bit ten-a-penny, to be honest.

0:53:510:53:53

But it's not necessarily about what the watch is -

0:53:530:53:56

it's what's written on the back.

0:53:560:53:58

And this says Bexfield.

0:53:580:53:59

So, I've brought it to Daniel Bexfield,

0:53:590:54:01

hoping that he might want to buy a little bit of his ancestry.

0:54:010:54:05

Hello, Daniel. Here we are.

0:54:050:54:07

Now, don't hate me.

0:54:070:54:08

I... No. Go on.

0:54:080:54:10

I've brought you something really special.

0:54:100:54:12

-Really special.

-Really special?

-Yeah.

-OK.

0:54:120:54:15

-We've got a pocket watch movement.

-Yes. Look what it says on the back.

0:54:150:54:19

-Look! Look!

-No, I'm wondering where the case is.

-Ah.

0:54:190:54:22

The case is probably in the melting pot, very sadly.

0:54:220:54:25

Obviously, it should have had a case, shouldn't it?

0:54:250:54:27

-It would have been...

-Wow, OK.

0:54:270:54:30

Is that more interesting now?

0:54:300:54:32

It is quite interesting.

0:54:320:54:34

In 36 years of dealing, I've never seen one with Bexfield on it.

0:54:340:54:38

-Exactly.

-Actually, it's starting to work a little more. Ohh.

0:54:380:54:40

See? See? There's life.

0:54:400:54:42

It is a Bexfield movement - it gets working eventually.

0:54:420:54:45

As a piece of Bexfield family history...

0:54:470:54:50

As a future present for my son.

0:54:500:54:53

Yes. Who might not thank you for it!

0:54:530:54:56

So, what do you think I should be paying for this?

0:54:560:54:59

-I...

-It is interesting, and as I say, I've not come across it.

0:54:590:55:02

Exactly. It's got to be worth 50 quid, hasn't it?

0:55:020:55:06

No. I'll be a laughing stock.

0:55:060:55:07

£40.

0:55:070:55:09

-That's ridiculous!

-Oh, come on, Daniel!

0:55:090:55:12

35. No, I meant to say 30!

0:55:120:55:14

-I've now said 35!

-35, done.

0:55:140:55:16

Thank you. Thank you very much.

0:55:170:55:20

Oh, my goodness. What a legend. There is probably nobody else

0:55:200:55:22

that would have bought that pocket watch. It was relatively valueless.

0:55:220:55:26

But because it had that Bexfield connection on the back of it,

0:55:260:55:28

I managed to eke a profit out of it.

0:55:280:55:30

Happy days.

0:55:300:55:33

Christina makes a final profit

0:55:330:55:35

of £34 and brings the selling to an end.

0:55:350:55:37

So, before we find out who has won,

0:55:370:55:40

let's remind ourselves of how much money our experts invested.

0:55:400:55:44

From a £250 budget, Mark bought five items and spent £118.

0:55:460:55:52

Christina bought six and spent £179.

0:55:520:55:56

But all that matters now is profit.

0:55:560:55:58

All the money from their challenge

0:56:010:56:03

will go to our dealers' chosen charities, so let's find out

0:56:030:56:06

who is our Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is champion.

0:56:060:56:11

Darling, how are you?

0:56:110:56:12

Very well. How are you?

0:56:120:56:14

I'm fine. I'm fine.

0:56:140:56:15

-Good.

-The car-boot, Christina?

0:56:150:56:17

Do you know, I think this was possibly - no, it definitely was -

0:56:170:56:20

my favourite buying location.

0:56:200:56:22

It is a very good market, there are a lot of dealers there.

0:56:220:56:25

It's fantastic.

0:56:250:56:26

I love your lantern.

0:56:260:56:28

Oh, I didn't want to sell it.

0:56:280:56:30

It was just so beautiful.

0:56:300:56:31

And you bought some other lovely things as well.

0:56:310:56:33

I did. I bought those perfume dispensers.

0:56:330:56:35

Oh, yes. Those, I was intrigued about.

0:56:350:56:37

I think you paid nothing for those?

0:56:370:56:39

Sold them to a gentleman's beard maintenance hairdressers type place.

0:56:390:56:43

-Really?

-Yeah.

-Did he ask the inevitable question?

0:56:430:56:46

-What?

-Something for the weekend, madam?

0:56:460:56:49

And what about that fabulous brooch? I loved that. It was gorgeous.

0:56:490:56:52

It was great fun. I sold it to a vintage shop.

0:56:520:56:55

-And you got a good price?

-I made a reasonable profit on it.

0:56:550:56:57

I didn't spend enough, that's the problem.

0:56:570:56:59

I always think afterwards, I should have spent more.

0:56:590:57:01

-Should have been more courageous, like you.

-I don't know about that.

0:57:010:57:04

-I'm not looking forward to this.

-Me neither. You ready?

0:57:040:57:07

-One...

-Dos...

0:57:070:57:08

-Oh.

-Tres...

-Tres!

0:57:080:57:10

Oh! Oh, Christina!

0:57:100:57:13

I'm sorry, I'm sorry.

0:57:130:57:14

I'm closing the box.

0:57:140:57:16

-I can't look.

-Do you know, this is such a surprise to me!

0:57:160:57:19

I didn't realise. Honestly, that's amazing.

0:57:190:57:21

So, that's respectable.

0:57:210:57:23

Yes.

0:57:230:57:24

That's right. Christina is today's winner,

0:57:260:57:29

and manages to bring in a comfortable victory.

0:57:290:57:32

Early mornings obviously make me haggle hard, and, boy, did I haggle.

0:57:330:57:37

But it obviously shows in the final results.

0:57:370:57:39

The Ford car-boot sale - that's my old stomping ground!

0:57:390:57:42

I really should have won this.

0:57:420:57:44

Christina's just got a natural eye.

0:57:440:57:46

Together they've made £500, all of which will go to good causes.

0:57:480:57:52

And for Mark, that's The Dream Factory in Essex.

0:57:520:57:56

My charity is a small charity who make dreams come true for children

0:57:560:58:00

and young adults with life-limiting and severe disablement.

0:58:000:58:05

My profits will be going to the Beechtree Community Centre

0:58:050:58:07

in Whitchurch, which includes a day centre for elderly people

0:58:070:58:10

to combat loneliness and isolation within the community.

0:58:100:58:14

Yes, it's been a rollercoaster ride of thrills and spills,

0:58:140:58:18

and our excellent experts have really put their money

0:58:180:58:21

where their mouths are and shown they can make a convincing profit

0:58:210:58:24

from buying and selling antiques when their own money is on the line.

0:58:240:58:30

Christina Trevanion and Mark Stacey go head to head at a car boot in West Sussex. With £250 pounds to spend, Christina goes all out to win, tracking down a pair of vintage perfume shop dispensers, and Mark battles with broken bones to make a profit. But who will come out unscathed?