Anita Manning and James Lewis begin the last leg of their journey in Dorchester. They then visit Portsmouth and Fareham before heading to their final auction in London.
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-It's the nation's favourite antiques experts...
-All right, viewers?
..with £200 each, a classic car and a goal -
to scour Britain for antiques.
I'm on fire!
Sold! Going, going, gone.
The aim? To make the biggest profit at auction.
But it's no mean feat.
There'll be worthy winners and valiant losers.
You've had it a while, haven't you?
So, will it be the high road to glory
or the slow road to disaster?
This is the Antiques Road Trip.
On this road trip, we're travelling with two auctioneering aces.
They're also the best of pals.
James, this is our last leg,
and I'll be awful sad to finish it,
because we have had a few laughs, haven't we?
Anita Manning is a glamorous Glasgow girl,
who has had her fair share of surprises on this trip.
I still don't like spiders.
Well, hopefully we won't find any on the last leg.
Or maybe on the last eight legs.
Very good, James.
Whilst James Lewis is a Derbyshire lad
who's really displayed the Midas touch.
Give him a wee clap!
They both began this trip with £200.
In previous legs, Anita has managed
to swell her coffers
to a healthy £466.32.
But James is currently Mr Moneybags,
having accumulated a cash pot
of an extraordinary £1,204.54.
Today our twosome are driving a Swinging Sixties sweetheart -
the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle.
We've seen some wonderful counties in England.
We've been to Herefordshire. No, Hertfordshire.
Hertfordshire, Herefordshire and Hampshire,
where hurricanes hardly ever happen.
They started this whole road trip actually in Oxfordshire,
and have toured the stately southern counties of England,
heading for auction in London.
On this last leg of their journey,
they'll begin in Dorchester,
with all eyes on their final auction in our nation's capital.
Yes, they've been all over.
But this morning, they are indeed in Dorset
and driving towards Dorchester,
where they're both beginning their day's shopping.
Oh, they've driven straight into the middle of a classic motorcycle meet.
Trust you two! Probably try and buy one, James.
Wow, look at this!
Oh, James! Wow!
An old Norton. Wow!
-This is very much your era, isn't it?
-'30s and all that.
-Watch it, watch it!
-These are wonderful.
-Anyway, less about the old bikes, more about antiques.
They're splitting up to wander to their first shops.
James is strolling off into De Danann Antiques,
where he's meeting dealer John.
-Is it John?
-James. Nice to see you.
Golly! You've got a big place.
No need to be personal.
It's a sizeable antiques centre, so he'll need to use his head
if he's going to root out a bargain.
Hello! He's shortly spotted another couple of animal-themed items.
Crufts dog show.
A pair of EPBM - electro-plated base metal - cups.
Commemorating the Crufts dog show.
When did Crufts start?
1891, as it happens.
These possibly date from the early years of the event.
Ticket price is £45 for the pair.
The style of them - this is very much in what we call the Rococo style.
Embossed with flowers and these giant C-scrolls.
It says they're a pair, but they're not,
because if you hold them together,
one is about half an inch longer than the other,
and also, different makers,
so I reckon they'd have been different years.
He's noting them and browsing on.
Soon he spies something else which really speaks of its own history.
That's quite interesting.
Lt W Batty of the Royal Signals.
So we've got an engineer's tool cabinet
with precision instruments and chisels.
I don't see any precision instruments,
but the Royal Corps of Signals is a branch of the armed forces
dedicated to telecommunications.
This toolkit dates from the early 20th century.
Well, maybe. Ticket price, £60.
It's mahogany lined as well, which is nice.
And brass locks and hinges.
-John, could I...?
I've got a couple of things I'm looking at up here.
I thought they're quite interesting.
-I thought they might be early Crufts trophies,
but they're not a pair, though.
-One's slightly bigger than the other.
-One for one year and one for another?
-Yes, that's what I think.
And what about the signalman's toolkit?
That could be 40.
60 for the two.
-50 the two?
There you go. 55. Thank you.
Excellent! A great deal done with military efficiency.
And James has the Crufts vases and the toolkit for £55 the lot.
Now, Anita's nearby at Dorchester Curiosity Centre,
where she's meeting dealer Martin.
Stand by, Martin.
-I'm Martin. Nice to meet you.
Anita's full of childlike wonder this morning.
I love this type of place.
It's a big warehouse and there is thousands and thousands of items
of every type and every fashion.
MUSIC: "Black Beauty" THEME
And she's soon spotted something outside
that she'd like to take for a ride.
What's this wee soul doing out here all alone?
He's a black beauty.
It's a metal spring-mounted rocking horse.
Ticket price is £65.
He's a tin toy. He's from the 1940s,
so he has a bit of age. He's a vintage item.
He's resting on these springs,
and it's a fairly tough and substantial toy.
Of course, she's going to test that theory. Stand by.
He would probably take my weight.
My legs are too long!
But he's a good strong creature.
I think I'll have a go at him.
Hmm. Better get Martin.
Why has he been tethered outside?
He loves the fresh air.
What I'd be looking to buy him for
is round about £25.
HE INHALES SHARPLY Right.
I'd like to look at 30.
Could you come a wee bit sort of...
halfway between the two?
-Let's go £28, then. How's that?
-£28? That sounds absolutely wonderful.
Thank you very much.
One item safely stabled,
and she's soon toying with the idea of another playful buy.
We've got a whole army there. I'm not sure
I think it's second childhood, you know.
100 lead toy soldiers,
not all originating from the same set.
Ticket price on the whole assortment is £108.
Is she going gaga?
I think we have Confederates,
so it might be something to do...
or some of them might be something to do with the American Civil War.
I'm going to ask the dealer about them.
The dealer who owns them is called Gary.
Excuse me! Hello!
-Hello, Anita. Gary.
What I do like about this is that you've got quite a quantity.
You can have a good wee...war there.
A good battle, yeah!
And if all else fails,
you've got these four Scotsmen with kilts on,
who will come down and win the battle.
And all this chat about brave Scots warriors
has whetted Anita's appetite for a serious haggle. Look out, Gary!
Can they be bought for in the region of,
say, £30, £35?
I think the best I could do really is 55.
-55 on that?
Could you take another tenner off of it?
I'll met you halfway. 50.
Shall we go for it?
-If you're happy.
-Let's go with that. Thank you very much, Gary.
-You're very welcome.
I'm in a playful mood today.
You certainly seem to be.
So, she's got the rocking horse and the lead soldiers
for a total of £78.
And now she's trotting off to find a sandpit to play in, perhaps.
Now, James is still in his first shop.
That's quite interesting.
It's a shot flask for...
or powder flask
for an 18th-century musket.
Made from one whole cow horn.
Mmm. It's designed to hold shot or gunpowder.
Ticket price is £18
and James is impressed with its quality.
Just look at the way that's been heated
and flattened. Very subtly done.
Into these panels and then spiralled.
Well...it's not expensive at that.
I'll just see what he can do on it.
See what his best price is.
Go for it.
-What could you do on that for me?
Deal. Thank you very much.
Golly, that deal was over like a shot.
Swift work, chaps.
And his magpie eye is soon caught by something shiny
elsewhere in the shop.
I'm thinking about useful things for the dining table.
And there we've got a pair of
Victorian Sheffield plate bottle coasters.
Sheffield plate is clever stuff.
It looks just like the real solid silver,
except it's silver on top of a layer of copper.
Popular in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Two pairs of the coasters, priced up at £30 each,
so £60 the lot.
But it's the damage, and the damage is key.
We've got a boss missing off that one in the centre
and we've got woodworm in the base there.
Best see what John could do, then.
John, what could they be?
40 the lot.
How about 35, then?
-Is 35 all right?
-Yeah. That's fine.
You've got a deal. Thank you very much.
After a bumper browse in this shop,
James has secured a whopping four items.
Thank you, John!
Now, Anita's also still in Dorchester.
Continuing the playful theme she started this morning shopping with,
she's now wandered on to the town's teddy bear museum.
Fancy a hug?
She's meeting the proprietor, Jackie Ridley.
Hello! It's lovely to be here.
-My name's Anita.
-And I'm a teddy bear girl.
-I'm so glad!
You've come to the right place.
This enchanting museum grew out of
Jackie's own enormous and quirky collection of teddy bears.
Collecting bears is a personal passion
that she's had since childhood.
-Do you still have your first bear?
-And he's here today.
-Is he? Oh!
-Can I have a wee cuddle?
Aw! He's very sweet.
Jackie, I can't wait to see the rest of the collection.
Well, come and have a look.
Teddy bears are named after
US President Theodore - or Teddy - Roosevelt.
The story goes that Roosevelt spared the life of a bear
when on a hunting trip,
and this inspired a couple who owned as Brooklyn candy store
to create a toy in tribute.
The wife, Rose, Rose Michtom,
would actually make a little tiny Teddy's bear.
So she makes a Teddy's bear and pops it in her husband's shop window.
-And that's how they started?
-That's how it all started.
Though the teddy is as American as apple pie in its origins,
it was a German company, Steiff,
that really popularised it
and remains the key name in collectable bears to this day.
Well, Margarete Steiff had the capacity
to key into this Teddy's bear.
She had a huge factory and she was able to suddenly
manufacture them in quantity,
and by 1903, the Germans had virtually taken over
the market for this new phenomenon which everyone wanted,
which was a teddy bear.
So they had the capacity. They did it. They got in first.
The Steiff company has remained synonymous
with valuable and collectable bears.
Jackie's taking Anita to see a copy
of the most valuable teddy in the world -
a Steiff bear that sold at auction for an astonishing £110,000.
In the museum, what we wanted to do, we wanted to show people
what someone has bought for that kind of money.
What are we looking for in an early Steiff bear?
What are the characteristics that we need to look for?
Look at the length of the arms.
Look at this lovely hump.
Look at the way the stitching is done,
the way the nose is made, and the eyes.
The eyes are glass eyes.
They're not plastic eyes.
I don't think it's only that,
but it's the fact that this is just a gorgeous...thing.
Well, I think this will send us all
-searching in the attics for our old teddy bear.
But it would have to be a very, very special teddy.
It's nearly time for Anita to hit the road,
but first, she's going to have
a last look around Jackie's collection.
# If you go down in the woods today
# You're sure of a big surprise... #
Look out, Anita! Some of the locals are taking an interest in you.
They'll want an autograph.
# For every bear that ever there was
# Will gather there for certain because
# Today's the day the teddy bears have their picnic. #
It's the end of a jolly packed first day.
But the fresh morning air greets them back in the car
and they're as competitive as ever.
-I bought some really wonderful things.
Don't despair, Anita.
So far, James has spent £99 on four lots -
the army engineer's toolbox,
the Crufts vases,
the 19th-century shot flask and the bottle coasters.
Whilst Anita has spent only £78 on two lots -
the rocking horse and the job lot of toy soldiers.
What I want to do today, James, is to find something
that's going to make me £3,000!
Don't we all, Anita.
Let's hope your luck's in, girl.
They're driving to the city of Portsmouth in Hampshire.
Portsmouth has for centuries
been one of Britain's most vital naval ports.
Its history is commemorated by the city's modern Spinnaker Tower.
They're pulling up beside a naval hero.
-There we go!
-Well done, James.
Who is that?
-It's Nelson, of course.
Good-looking guy from the back.
Hey, Anita, stop ogling a statue!
She's going to drive onwards, though.
But James is going to his first shop.
He's marching off towards the Antiques Storehouse,
which is located right in the heart of Portsmouth's historic docks.
James has been here before, so already knows dealer Andrew.
-Hi, Andrew. How are you?
-Hi, James. Good to see you.
I've got to find something that's got a chance of making a profit.
Yep, that's the general idea.
But he's just found something with real historic interest.
One thing that almost everybody finds
when they're doing a house clearance,
stuck at the back of the bureau,
is Granny's death certificate, or Grandad's death certificate.
..this one is slightly different.
Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill.
I mean, that...
is an incredible thing to see.
Churchill's death certificate.
There would be more than one.
You would have to prove to the tax office, to the Inland Revenue,
but also, you would have copies made
for the family as well, for the family records.
Yeah, there could be lots of copies knocking about.
It's priced at £1,100. Huh!
So James isn't sure he could make a profit on it.
But he's visited this shop on a previous road trip,
and he's remembered some stock of Andrew's he'd like to revisit.
One of the things you pointed out very kindly
were two very thick boxes, blue boxes of William Wyllie sketches.
-I haven't moved them since!
Andrew has two boxes crammed full of works
that came from the studio of popular artist William Lionel Wyllie,
who painted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
There you go.
Ah, brilliant! Where shall we go with these?
James did rather well from the last Wyllie sketch he bought here.
Can he repeat the trick?
Here we have a whole mass of prints and watercolours
and sketches by William Wyllie.
William Wyllie was really known for his etchings
of yachts and ships,
and there's the man himself.
There he is. That's William Wyllie,
painting a large-scale oil.
James has found one unusual sketch that he really likes.
I think that's quite smart.
And there's a bird sitting on a cat's head,
sharing a bowl of milk with mice.
"United Happy Family" he's called it.
He's going to speak to Andrew about that one.
-Could that be 10?
-Yeah, that's fine.
And he's also selected another piece.
There's a yacht, which I thought would be more his sort of thing,
so, I mean, what would you want for that?
That's going to be getting...certainly £50 for that.
-Take 50 the two?
-I'll do them for 60.
That was 50 and that was 10 anyway!
Was it? I thought I said 20. OK, 50's fine.
-You've got a deal.
-That is really nice, actually.
It is. James gets his wily way with his Wyllie pictures for £50.
And he's sailing onwards. Hopefully upwards.
Now, Anita's driven on to the town of Fareham, Hampshire,
where she's visiting Antiques of Fareham.
Proprietor Nick has his stock in a rather unusual setting.
-Hello! I'm Anita Manning.
Hi. I'm Nick.
-I'm looking to buy some antiques. Am I in the right place?
-Yes, you are.
Tell you what, if you just stand over there,
I'll open up the door and reveal all to you.
What are you up to, Anita?
Nick and his wife used to have a shop in town,
but now mainly deal online and at antique fairs,
so they've generously allowed Anita into their garage,
where they keep their stock.
Best behaviour, now, Anita.
-Can I have a wee look around?
And she's soon unearthed something that she likes the look of.
I rather like this little purse.
Late 19th, early 20th century.
If you open it up, it's in absolutely perfect condition.
But it has a faintly Art Deco look about it.
As if it was blowing a kiss to the Art Deco period.
Hmm. You do have a way with words, Anita.
Ticket price is £35.
The purse is made of ivory,
but of course it's illegal to trade in ivory items made after 1947.
But this little purse here was made well before that time.
And there's something else from a similar period
that's also caught her fancy.
I like this. I find it very appealing.
It's a little evening purse.
Now, the body of the purse is made of the finest kid leather.
It's very soft, so there's a sort of slight Art Deco look about that.
This is probably the type of purse
that a fine stylish lady would have carried on a night out
at the turn of the century in Shanghai.
Ooh! Ticket price on the leather purse is £18.
She's going to ask Nick about both her Art Deco-influenced items.
What they've both got is probably more style
-than quality. Would you agree with me on that?
They were made at the turn of the century when style was at its height.
What will Anita offer on the ivory purse?
I would be thinking of that probably in the region of...
£12 to £15.
And what about the leather one?
I'd be maybe in the region of £8, round about that.
-Am I anywhere near where it may be possible to buy these?
I think we might be able to do something.
I don't know if I can do it quite as low as that,
but for me to cover my costs and just make a little bit,
I think what I'd be looking at would be about 25, 27 for the pair.
Is there any possibility of coming near 20 on it?
I think just to make a little bit in it for me,
if I said 22?
That's absolutely fine with me.
I'm happy with that.
So Anita's got her stylish buys and she's off.
Now, James has driven on to the Southsea area of Portsmouth.
He's going to spend the afternoon
visiting the area's Royal Marines Museum,
where he's going to learn the dashing, eccentric
and terribly British story
of one Royal Marine who served in World War II
and put his artistic skills to use as a spy.
He's meeting the museum's curator, Ian Main.
-Welcome to the Royal Marines Museum.
-Thank you very much.
What a spot!
-I'd love to see more. Shall we go in and have a look?
Ian's taking James into the museum's medal room,
which houses their vast collection of decorations
awarded to Royal Marines.
The stories of over 2,500 brave servicemen are celebrated here,
but James has come to learn about
one particular charismatic Marines officer.
So, a huge number of stories represented in the museum,
a lot of them quite unexpected.
This chap here is Major Guy Griffiths
and he was actually a Royal Marines pilot,
just before the Second World War.
Guy Griffiths served in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Marines -
a flying unit deployed at sea.
Guy Griffiths was actually on board
the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal in 1939.
He was one of the very first Fleet Air Arm pilots
to attempt to sink a submarine.
In September 1939,
Griffiths, along with his observer colleague,
took off from the Ark Royal on a mission to bomb a German U-boat.
He caught sight of the U-boat
and he released his bombs onto the U-boat.
Unfortunately, he was actually too close,
and as the bombs went off,
they actually blew the tailplane off his aircraft.
He ditched in the sea.
His observer had been killed.
And he had the rather embarrassing prospect
of actually being rescued by the people he tried to sink.
He was actually one of the first people to become a POW
during the Second World War.
As this amazing cine footage shows,
the early days in POW camps
could actually be quite civilised for the officer class.
But of course, he ended up in one of the more well-known camps,
-which was Stalag Luft III.
Which was, of course, the one that was made famous
in the film The Great Escape.
And the real-life story
also inspired a specific character in the famous film.
Griffiths was actually a very keen artist and illustrator
and so what Griffiths actually did during his time in captivity
was he did a lot of drawing and painting.
But he was also involved in the forging team,
-so the character that's played by Donald Pleasence is...
-Faking the passports and things and then the travel documents.
As well as forging documents and creating cartoons
with which to amuse his fellow internees,
the dashing Griffiths also put his artistic skills to good use
in a rather more cunning way.
He actually started drawing types of aircraft
that didn't exist,
and then sending them in letters,
which of course he knew would be opened,
and describing the latest, you know, new-fangled invention,
which of course didn't exist,
but it got the German intelligence machine working overtime.
He acted as a spy for British military intelligence
whilst inside the camp.
So through the simple expedient of a few drawings and watercolours,
he started to create confusion and havoc.
What Griffiths did was a very, very clever use of his talent.
Near the end of the war, Griffiths led his fellow POWs
out of the camp to freedom.
He went on to be a test pilot,
the first Marine ever to fly a helicopter
and served in the Korean War.
I think my favourite piece,
which goes back to my own childhood,
is that he ends up running a tea shop in Chichester.
And I just love the idea of going into a tea shop in Chichester
in the sort of 1970s
and, you now, you're there
with this guy who's done all this remarkable stuff.
Cor, that is an incredible story!
And only one of thousands that could be told in this room.
But it's time for James to fly.
Anita's also made her way to Southsea,
where she's heading into Parmiters Antiques
to meet sharply dressed dealer Ian.
-Hello. I'm Anita.
-Hello, Anita. Welcome to Southsea.
Oh, nice jacket, sir!
Ian's shop is stuffed to the gunwales
with eye-catching and eccentric items,
which plays right into Anita's wheelhouse.
This is so visually exciting!
It all seems so...mad and unusual.
-It's probably a bit like me.
You two should get along swimmingly, then.
Time for a browse, Anita.
Shortly she's fallen for something
redolent of the great British seaside.
Isn't he adorable?
Not another one!
This is Puck the magic dragon.
Ah, Puff's brother, is he?
I think that this is a fairground animal.
I think this is off one of the rides of maybe the 1940s
And it appeals to me because it is so colourful.
I wonder how much it is?
Best ask Ian.
I've fallen in love with Puck the magic dragon.
I suppose you want to know how much it is?
She sure does.
I'm asking 150, but I'm open to an offer.
-We can do a wee bit of bargaining.
-Without falling out.
-I won't fall out with you, Anita.
-Cos you're nice.
Say I come in at...
-How does that sound?
-Go on, then.
-Thank you very much!
Cor, she's splashing her cash today.
But she'll have to be bold
if she's going to stand any chance against James. Hello!
Not my type.
No, but there's someone outside who does take her fancy.
This is one of the things that I noticed
when I came in at the beginning.
It's a piece of a fairground attraction. Ticket price is £120.
I'm not the biggest of fans of football,
but I'm a great fan of the fairground.
I'm still feeling very, very playful!
I'm going to have a go at that. I think that's great.
And he's got fabulous thighs.
-I want to ask you about something else.
What can you give him to me for?
Well, again...,what am I asking? 120.
120. Could I come in at 60?
Um...go on, give me 60 for him.
Oh, 60 quid - that's wonderful!
-He can be my new boyfriend.
Yes! You've scored, Anita.
She's got both her final items, and now everyone's all bought up.
So it's time for both our auction aces
to unveil their purchases.
I'm quite excited to see what you've got.
OK, let's have a look.
James, an interesting lot, but when I look at these drawings here...
I'm drawn to them!
Well, have a look.
They look wonderful.
-A Wyllie watercolour?
They came from Wyllie's sketchbook.
You must have paid a lot of money for those, James.
-I got them for a very reasonable price.
-£50 the two.
-For the two.
For a Wyllie watercolour?
That, I loved.
-Because it's so early.
What would you put on that?
-Yeah. 80, 120, I thought.
You must have put on your very, very best smile.
It was a really cheap lot.
Anita's turn now.
I'm dying to show you my stuff!
You know, James, we're on this wonderful south coast.
I've got this marvellous holiday, frivolous feeling!
Oh, my goodness!
And it continues.
Oh, my goodness!
You've lost it completely!
I think she has, you know.
28 for the wee horsey.
-That's not bad.
-60 for the footballer.
-I paid 100 for him.
But I couldn't resist him!
Anita, that's brave.
James, it has been the most wonderful,
wonderful, wonderful, wonderful fun!
I've enjoyed every minute. I really have.
Come on. Let's stroll into the sunset.
You two are so sweet when you're face-to-face.
Wyllie is just absolutely marvellous
on that type of marine drawing or watercolour or etching.
So I think he'll do well on that.
No great surprises, no great thrills,
but good solid work.
I think Anita's suffering from too much sun.
What a mad lot!
The little night-rider horse - see them all the time.
The little dragon...
Don't mince your words, eh?
On this final leg of the road trip,
Anita and James began in Dorchester, Dorset,
and they're now aiming for auction in grand old London town.
Today's auction is in Wandsworth,
on the banks of old Father Thames,
and not too far from the iconic edifice of Battersea Power Station,
which they passed earlier on this trip.
They're driving to Criterion Auctions.
Hang on! Something's different.
Have you changed your hair, Anita?
Oh, no! Silly me.
Unfortunately, James has been taken ill
and won't be able to attend this auction.
But fortunately, I've got a stand-in!
He's a cracking guy! He looks a bit like James as well.
He does a bit, actually.
Our new friend is a bull mastiff by the name of Nelson.
But today, he'll be playing the part of James Lewis.
At least Anita won't be lonely.
You never know what's going to happen
until the hammer falls.
That's never been truer than today, Anita.
They're arriving at the auction house. Look at that.
Here we are, darling. Here we are.
OK, Jamesy, we've got stuff to sell.
Here we go, kid. Here we go.
There we are. Hold on a sec. Hold on a sec.
Wait a minute!
He's keener than you are today, Anita!
Today's auctioneer is Daniel Webster.
Before this highly irregular sale kicks off,
what does he make of Anita and James's buys?
A few sort of fun pieces in there, with Puck the magic dragon
and the footballer,
so that should provide a bit of entertainment.
We've got a Wyllie painting in.
Wyllie sketch, rather.
Wyllie's always popular, so hopefully that should do OK.
Anita started this leg with £466.32.
She spent £260 exactly,
and has five lots in today's sale.
While James began with £1,204.54.
He spent £149 and also has five lots.
The saleroom's looking a little sparse today,
but will be accepting bids over the telephone and online.
The sale's about to begin.
There's a good girl.
First up is James's 18th-century shot flask.
Will it go off with a bang?
At £30. The money's with me at 30.
Surely worth more. At 30, and 5 now.
At £35, are we all sure, then?
A tidy profit for James.
Who's a clever boy, then?
Well done, darling! Well done.
Next, Anita's job lot
of ivory purse and early 20th-century leather bag.
At £30, are we sure?
-You're not interested in this one.
Of course he's not. It's more of a lady's lot, to be fair.
-£40, are we all sure?
Anita's eye for vintage style sees her clear to a profit.
Now it's James's set of four Sheffield plated bottle coasters.
We have 40 and 5.
At 45, money's here.
At 45...are we done and sure at 45?
-Well, that was short and sweet.
Indeed it was.
Another £10 profit to James,
whose attention seems to be wandering.
Hey, are you listening? You made a profit.
Now it's Anita's job lot of toy soldiers.
Will they prove victorious?
At £30, someone, surely? 30 is bid.
Come on, come on!
And 5. 50.
75, back in.
Are you listening?
Going for 85...
-Did you hear that?
Ho ho ho!
I think he's jealous of your profit, Anita.
Now it's James's Royal Signal engineer's toolbox.
We have 35. 40 now.
At £40, the money's with me. And 5. We're in the room.
At £45 in the room. A neat thing at 45. Are we done?
At 45...I'll sell, then, at 45.
That manages to carve out a little profit for James.
See, you're getting all excited when it's your lots,
and when it's my lots,
you're lying down there and you don't give a damn!
I mean, what is this? Don't you love me?
I'm cheering on your lots.
Next it's Anita's 1970s footballer.
With the thighs.
50, if you like, surely. 50 is bid.
At £60 we're away.
£60 and we're not away!
Fair warning at 60...
Aw, £60! £60.
It makes what she paid for it.
But that's a loss after auction costs are deducted,
so a bit of an own goal.
Let's hope Anita's next playful lot does better -
the tin plate rocking horse.
Waiting for the horse, surely?
Rock away for £20.
20 is bid.
You're the one that looks rocked, Anita.
At £20, no money. Are we done?
-Selling at 20.
It refuses at the first fence.
What a pity.
The bidders in this room today
are not in a playful mood.
Now it's James's vases,
commemorating an early Crufts championship.
£50 for them? At 50. 30, if you like.
NOW you're interested!
At £20 now.
30, we're in the room. £35, internet's money, then.
£35. That was a profit. That was a profit, darling.
That was a profit.
Well done. Do you want a biscuit?
You never offer me a biscuit.
Did you like that one? Did you get excited?
I don't think he's that fussed, actually.
Now, all Anita's hopes rest on her dragon.
It was a bold buy, in an attempt to chase James.
But will it pay off?
Oh, 20! Oh, no!
-10 is bid.
At £10 now.
At £10, then.
Well, that went up in flames, didn't it?
That was tough to take. Tough to take.
Certainly on your own. Now, James's last lot of the day -
his two William Wyllie pictures.
100 is bid.
He's doubled the money already.
150, are we all done?
150. We'll sell, then, at 150.
-The hammer's down. £150.
They sail away.
Well done, James.
Well done, darling. Well done.
So a terrible pity that the real James had to miss his last auction,
but he ends this road trip triumphant
and swimming in lashes of lolly nevertheless.
What a result, eh?
Anita began this final leg with £466.32
and after auction costs, she made an unfortunate loss
leaving her with a total of £382.62.
Just lay off the dragons in future, Anita.
But James has beaten all comers.
He began this leg with £1,204.54.
He made a smart profit of £105.20
and ends the road trip high on the hog
Well, I'm doggone!
Anita may be Cinderella
to James's Rockefeller,
but if there's one thing this trip's proven,
it's that there's a lot of affection betwixt these two.
# You're the lady, you're the lady... #
Anita's shown she buys with her romantic heart.
# You're the fella, you're the fella... #
While James has displayed his eagle eye for profit.
Give him a wee clap!
# I love you
# I love you... #
But they've supported each other through all the highs and lows.
# I love you... #
Bon voyage, you two.
Don't forget to write, eh?
Next time on the Antiques Road Trip,
we have two new travelling treasure hunters - Mark Stacey and Will Axon.
You're a naughty man, Mr Stacey! A naughty man.
Mark will be unveiling his new look.
I don't think it's me, really, do you?
And Will makes his road trip debut.
It all seems a lot easier when you're watching it on the telly.
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