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Series looking at the value of household junk. Chris Hollins and the team help drama teacher Sharon White with her plans to take her family on the holiday of a lifetime.


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Welcome to Cash in the Attic, the show where we hunt

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for treasures in your home and then sell them for you at auction.

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Today, we are in Surrey and I've just stopped off

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at the spectacular Ham House.

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A fine Stuart mansion on the banks of the River Thames,

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Ham House was built in 1610 for Sir Thomas Vavasour,

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Knight Marshal to James I.

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After remodelling and refurbishment, the last 300 years

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have seen little change to the house or its famous beautiful gardens.

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Right, I'm off now, but hopefully we're gonna have

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a few more intriguing stories to tell just a few miles from here.

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Coming up on today's Cash in the Attic -

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our expert's rather pleased with one of his valuations.

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That's excellent. I'm really pleased with that.

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-Yes. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.

-Definitely.

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'While another of his estimates makes us all light-headed.'

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Go and have a lie down.

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We're gonna do some more searching. We'll see you later on.

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And there are celebrations all round come auction day.

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-(Oh, fantastic.)

-(I'm gonna kiss you.)

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But will we have reached our target when the final hammer falls.

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I've come to New Malden in Surrey to visit an adventurous woman

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who wants the Cash in the Attic team

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to raise money, so she can take to the skies.

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This terraced house is home to drama teacher

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and acting coach Sharon White.

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Now, Sharon has inherited a wealth of curiosities

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and collectables from friends and relatives,

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and they're filling every shelf and cupboard in this busy family home.

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But, she's decided to turn the clutter into cash for the trip

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of a lifetime and she's called her father, Peter,

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and the Cash team in to help.

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Hi, Jonty. How are you?

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-Chris, how are you?

-I'm very well. Tough mission for you today.

-OK.

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We've gotta reunite family members, halfway across the world.

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-Right. Where we talking?

-OK, do you want some clues?

-Yep.

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It's the home of the bungee jump.

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-Toughie?

-Don't know.

-The hacker.

-I know where you're coming from.

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-The All Blacks.

-Right. So, it's not Skegness.

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A little further. It has got coastlines though.

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Now, I want you to have a good look around.

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We need some money, some big money and I'll go and meet the family.

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That's what I like to see, people at work.

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-You must be Sharon and this is Peter.

-Hello.

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How are you? Nice to meet you. This is what I like to see.

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Who's working harder?

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-Erm...Me.

-Good, that's what I wanna see.

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Now, you've contacted us, why?

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Because erm...I'm hoping to go to New Zealand with my two boys,

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to give them a really great holiday.

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And it costs a lot of money!

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So, I'm hoping to raise some money, to get them out there.

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-How much were you hoping to raise? Realistically?

-About £500, £600.

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Oh, that's quite a lot, isn't it?

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Yeah, because we've got to pay for a month's accommodation

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out there and for a hiring of a car, so the boys can have some fun,

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and we can sleep somewhere.

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-Right. Dad, are you up to this?

-Very much so.

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She's had some tough times and she's come through them well.

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-She's an ace woman.

-With the help of this wonderful man.

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It all sounds good, but all this mutual appreciation is rubbish.

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We've gotta get on with some work. Follow me inside,

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-cos this stuff - no good. Inside.

-Right.

-OK.

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Well, Sharon and her sons obviously deserve their global adventure

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and with a £600 target, hopefully her collectables

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will prove to be just the ticket.

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And, we've got our own explorer, of the antiques world that is,

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on hand to help. Jonty Hearnden's been in the auction trade all his life

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and it looks like he's spotted our first gem.

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Jonty's found something already.

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I certainly have. Look at this, it's a lovely glass box.

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Look at this, with a hinged lid. Beautiful.

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Beautiful. Where's it from?

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That is from an actor friend of ours,

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called Neville Barber, who went to RADA.

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It's lovely, it's really charming.

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-Now, the first thing to note is that it's not British.

-Right.

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It's continental, but moreover, it's Italian. OK.

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It's Murano, so it's Venetian.

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We're looking at a Venetian glass casket.

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Date - a little bit difficult to give an exact date,

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but I would suggest, really early 20th century.

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Open it up, you can see that this is a brass, or gilded, metal rim

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and, I don't know if you've really noticed before,

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-but you've got these two bobbles on either side...

-Right.

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..and holes there. Holes on the inside

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-and that's for a handle, a drop handle...

-Right.

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..would've been applied inside there.

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So, those drop handles have gone.

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-Right.

-But somehow, for my money,

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it doesn't seem to have detracted from its shape and form.

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I just thought it was beautiful.

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I don't want to ruin it, we're talking about beauty and stuff,

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but how much is it worth?

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-Oh, right, OK.

-Come on, we wanna see some cash.

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-Some money for this trip.

-Well, there's no cash on the inside,

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but on the outside, the box, because it's in such good order,

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there's no chips. Cos when it comes to glass, check for chips,

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-because that will seriously affect its value.

-Right.

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But that has to be £100 to £150 worth of box.

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-Wow.

-Oooh.

-Did you know that?

-No, not a clue.

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I just thought, it's a beautiful little box,

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but I had no idea what it was worth.

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Our eyes have lit up, but are you prepared to put that to auction?

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'It's a fantastic start, but if we are gonna get that £600

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'for Sharon's trip to New Zealand, we've a long way to go.

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'So, it's down to business. Peter's been busy rummaging already

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'and finds this unusual Limoges porcelain snuff box.

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'Certainly not to be sniffed at, at £40 to £60.

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'In the living room, Sharon's made a potentially high-flying find.'

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Jonty?

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-What have you got?

-I've got Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang.

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Wow, that takes me back. Do you remember the movie?

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Yes, I do.

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The bit I remember the most is when the car flew off the cliff.

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When it flew it was fantastic.

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Going to tuck the wings away and have a look on the underside here.

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-Can you see? This was made by Corgi toys.

-Yeah.

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OK, Corgi cars, they were the big rivals to Dinky.

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And Corgi cars had all sorts of moving parts to it

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and, characteristically, we've got wings that come out.

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Fantastic.

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Now, this little car has become a bit of a collectors' item.

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Simply because of the association with the movie.

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And if you've got it in its original box, in mint condition,

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its worth well in excess of £100 at auction.

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Quite extraordinary. To think, it would have cost a few shillings.

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But our little car, here, does have a value.

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I'm a little concerned about the bumper missing.

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I'm a little bit concerned about the wheel here, this damage here.

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Should have the spokes, yeah, on the interior, there.

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But somebody should pay, really, between £40 and £60.

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But be warned,

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the market at the moment, really wants things in mint condition.

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Well, the damage may make our expert cautious, but £40

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is still a nice addition to the New Zealand fund.

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'I'm pitching in, as well. I found two miniature portraits

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'in the dining room. Jonty packs them for auction,

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'with a far from miniature £100 to £150 estimate.

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'Meanwhile, in the hallway, Peter's proving a bit of magpie.'

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-I've found here a shell.

-Oh, look at that.

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I'm not sure what it's used for, it might be for butter.

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Where is this from?

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This comes from my mother's mother

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and she had it in Deganwy where she lived

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and she left it to us.

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Lovely, so is this its presentation box as well?

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That's the original box that it came in.

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Let me just place that back in there so we can see how wonderful it is.

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So, here we've got the scallop shell and this is solid silver

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because here we have the hallmarks.

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I tell you what I really love about this set is its presentation box.

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And you are looking round the £50 mark just to sell this item alone.

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-Very good amount, that sounds excellent.

-What else have you got?

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We have two silver cigarette cases here

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-which may be of interest to collectors.

-OK, now the first thing

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I always check out is whether it's solid silver

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and you're absolutely right, they are solid silver.

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We've got the lion passant there.

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Silver, so that's solid silver.

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And also often silver cigarette cases of this sort of age are shaped -

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to fit into the breast pocket, or the side pocket, often the back pocket as well.

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What sort of value would you put on these items?

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Well, if an auctioneer was to see these two

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he would probably put the two together

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so you would get more value.

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Because they are solid silver, which is the great, great thing,

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a huge difference between these being plated and solid silver

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but collectively here we are looking at between £50 and £70 the two.

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So, your silver hoard that you've got gathered together here for me

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is really between £100 and £150, that sort of ball park.

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-Oh, that sounds excellent.

-Yes?

-I'm really pleased with that.

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Put that in your pipe and smoke it.

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That's good, excellent.

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I don't know about that joke, Jonty,

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but £100 for the silver is a fantastic find. Great work, guys.

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Now, Jonty's off to explore outside the house

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and I'm going to catch up with Mum and Dad taking a quick break.

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I wondered where you were, having a bit of tea break while the rest of us were rummaging around.

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Well needed.

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Now, tell me a little bit more about your trip to New Zealand.

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My brother Adam has been out there

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for a year, year and a half and he's coming back in February.

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I thought it would be a great opportunity to take the boys there

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because they've not been on a proper holiday

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ever, abroad - and so I'd love to take them somewhere really special.

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New Zealand is pretty special but it's well known for its water sports and lively activities.

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-Is that up your street?

-Absolutely up my street.

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Dad, since we were four, has been building boats

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and doing all that so I've always been on the water

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rowing, canoeing and Adam's always loved that.

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Adam used to be a white water rafter.

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So, out there he's been surfing and doing all these things.

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So, it's a good opportunity

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to take the boys out there and do maybe a bit of kite surfing.

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-So, what is kite surfing?

-Well, it's something I've always wanted to do.

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It's a bit mad. I've learnt to actually fly a kite

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which is quite amazing because the kites are huge.

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The one I've had is three metres,

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which is huge, but there are six-metre ones and more.

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And basically you fly the kite and then you try and

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stand on a board and fly across the water on the board with the kite.

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-And are you going on this trip to New Zealand, Dad?

-No, I'm not going.

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Economy flights for 30-odd hours

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are really not my cup of tea

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so I'm biding my time until he comes back.

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Okey dokey. We need to raise some money.

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It doesn't look as if my tea is actually making its way to me

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so we better get back in and do some work.

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Well, if I'm not getting a cuppa then it's definitely back to work.

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Luckily Jonty is leaving no room unrummaged and no shelf unsearched

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and he's come up trumps again

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with this set of five art nouveau books, price £50 to £100.

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Sharon and I are searching upstairs

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and I've spotted an interesting looking item.

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Come and join us in the bedroom.

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A bit of bedtime reading.

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I think we've found a fantastic little book here.

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Signed by John Gielgud, wow. And you've got a date here.

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That looks like 1975 but I know this book happened to be printed in 1979,

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so that's rather odd.

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So, that must be one of his nines.

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Intriguing.

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Also if you look at his signature,

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I don't know if you've really studied this before

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but it has the kind of precise neatness of the man himself

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in that it's not this artistic squiggle.

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Signatures are all down to how collectable they are.

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John Gielgud is such a big name still that his autograph

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or his signed books will be very desirable, very, very desirable.

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So, Gielgud's worth something - but how much?

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-That now has to be worth, at auction £40 to £60.

-No.

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Yes.

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-That's not bad, is it?

-For a little book.

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That is fantastic news. Go and have a lie down,

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dream you're John Gielgud and we better go and do some more searching. We'll see you later on.

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I need a lie down after that.

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While Sharon recovers we carry on the search and our New Zealand fund

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gets another boost from this trio of Beatrix Potter figurines

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which Jonty values at £30 to £40.

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And Sharon braves the attic and finds this trio of Beswick Winnie the Pooh characters.

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They're small in size but not in value, as Jonty gives them

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£60 to £100 price tag.

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And we're almost finished for the day,

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but in the dining room, Jonty's eye for quality has spotted one final lot.

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That looks interesting.

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A vase for you. This looks interesting here.

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-Lovely contrasts.

-Yes.

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So, can you see on the underside here, see what that says?

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-Yes, it says Moorcroft.

-William Moorcroft, in the 20th century,

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was one of the most prolific designers, a very influential designer

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and he really started his business, his craft, at the turn of the century.

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The style, the design was very art nouveau.

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So, lots of flowers, lots of squirls, lots of organic growth

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appearing on the side of his vases and I think that's probably

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one of the reasons why a lot of people do like Moorcroft.

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It's a bit like Clarice Cliff it's very, very distinctive.

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If you want a distinctive price,

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this small trinket tray, because that's no more than a little dressing table tray to put your jewellery on

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on a dressing table, and this small little vase,

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again the design is exactly the same,

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collectively you've got in excess of £100.

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I heard you were talking about money so we're on our way.

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Sounds good.

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He always sniffs around when there's money.

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-That's understandable.

-Exactly.

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-It's an attractive subject.

-What's it worth?

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-These two little pieces of pottery here £120, £150.

-Ooh.

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-Wow.

-How about that?

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That's considerable.

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That's very surprising.

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-It's Moorcroft. It's wonderful.

-£120.

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We've doing a bit of adding up. Well, we reckon if you go to auction

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and get the right prices we've raised a grand total today of £680.

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That's going to be great, such a help.

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-If it sells, it will be fantastic.

-We've got to sell everything for that.

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-Yes, of course.

-Worth all that rummaging around, then?

-Yes.

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-Certainly was, that'll be a great help to you won't it.

-Really good.

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Yes, our day's rummaging through Sharon's cosy home has really paid off,

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giving us an impressive haul of items to send to auction.

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We've got the colourful Venetian glass casket,

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which we're hoping will fetch a sparkling £100 to £150.

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The highly collectable Moorcroft vase and tray

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with a sizeable £120 to £150 estimate.

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And who could forget the quirky and nostalgic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car

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which, despite a bit of damage,

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Jonty still valued at £40 to £60.

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Still to come on Cash In The Attic,

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Jonty is not feeling the love for the saleroom.

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No-one in the room liked it.

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-They've got no taste.

-They haven't.

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But he seems to have made it into Sharon's good books.

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£10, we can take you out for a drink.

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So, let's hope we're all still smiling

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when the final hammer falls.

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It's been a couple of weeks since we met Sharon and Peter

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when we found some great collectables to bring here

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to the Chiswick Auction Rooms in West London.

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Now, if you remember they want to raise £600 to reunite a family

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on an adventure packed holiday.

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So, let's hope their lots really take off as they go under the hammer.

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It's looking busy in the saleroom,

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so I hope that bodes well for Sharon and Peter's items.

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Before it all gets going though, I catch up with our Jonty Hearnden

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for a quick pre-sale chat.

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-Jonty, good to see you.

-Chris, how are you?

-I'm very well.

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I see you're admiring the casket belonging to the White family.

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-Have you seen them yet?

-No, I haven't

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but I've been admiring some of their items in auction.

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This is particularly lovely.

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And one of the things I was looking out for was the book.

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John Gielgud you don't get more dramatic than that.

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What a wonderful thing to have

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and to have his signature in the front of the book, is really good.

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Well, better get into the auction.

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Well, Jonty's sounding positive

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and I hope his enthusiasm rubs off on our father and daughter duo.

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Hello, Sharon, Peter, how are you?

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The moment has arrived. We are at the auction rooms.

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-How are you feeling?

-Quite excited.

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Yes, dying to see what happens.

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-You are just looking at this for the last time, are you?

-This Moorcroft is very attractive.

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Now, have we got everything that we looked at from your house?

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We haven't brought the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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because Oscar was quite attached to that.

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-So, we left that behind.

-So, let me get this straight - it's £600 you want to raise today, isn't it?

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-Yes.

-Because you want to go off on this madcap adventure holiday in New Zealand, right?

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-Yes.

-With the two children.

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-But not with you?

-Not me.

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I wanted to doubly make sure you hadn't changed your mind.

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A lot of expectation, as you can probably hear the auction is under way

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so we better get in there.

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If you are buying or selling at auction, remember that charges such as commission

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will be added to your bill. So, make sure you check the details

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with your local saleroom.

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We get into position as our first lot of the day comes under the hammer,

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that's the signed John Gielgud book which Jonty valued at £40 to £60.

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An Actor And His Time, autobiography of John Gielgud, signed by the author.

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£20 for that? 15 to start me then, at 15...

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Is it 18? 18 I'm bid... 20... 22...

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25... 28... £30... 35...

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At £35 to buyer 398.

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At 35 and selling now.

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-That's good.

-It's money in the bank.

-It's a dolphin trip.

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It's real stuff.

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Sharon's clearly keeping her eye on the target

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and the book gives us our first step

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towards the £600 she needs to go to New Zealand.

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Next up is the trio of Beswick Winnie the Pooh figurines

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which Jonty valued at £60 to £100.

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30 to start me? At £30... 35... Is it 40 now...

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£40 I'm bid...

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45...

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50 if you like...

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At £45. 48? Can I tempt you, madam?

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You're a sport.

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48, I'm bid.

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At 48 and 50 in a new place. At £50.

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52 I'm taking, 55. 55, I'm bid. At £55, any advance on 55, going.

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BANGS GAVEL

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£55, that's great.

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Just under but that's OK.

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A new home for the figurines

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and another £55 into the New Zealand fund.

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We're all happy with that.

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And our good mood continues when the Art Nouveau books

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bank us another few pounds.

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Any further bids on £40? Going for 40.

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Again selling under Jonty's low end estimate,

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the bidders seem to be a pretty savvy crowd today

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but it would be nice to see them getting a bit more excited

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about some of our lots.

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Maybe the miniature paintings will get us our first big result.

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Now, this lot is the pair of miniatures, isn't it?

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Quite an important lot because there's £100 floating on this,

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or resting on this I should say.

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£40 here.

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45, 45 I'm bid.

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50.

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55? 55.

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60? 65. 70?

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75? £80.

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No more?

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At £80 against you. At £80, at 80.

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85, anybody else?

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-Any more?

-BANGS GAVEL

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Pass the lot then.

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Unsold, that's definitely not the way we wanted the saleroom to go

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and we're starting to get a bit concerned

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when the quirky snuff box also struggles to find a new home.

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Any further bids above £20?

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No more interest.

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Oh, no.

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-That's disappointing, Jonty.

-Nobody in the room liked it.

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-Nobody liked it.

-They've got no taste.

-They haven't.

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I think our expert had taken rather a shine to that little lot.

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Anyway back to business, we're halfway through the sale

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and we're a long way short of our £600 target.

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But don't panic - next up is another of Jonty's favourite items.

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I particularly like the butter dish in its original case, beautiful.

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And the silver cases, they are relatively unusual too,

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I like the plain one as well.

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I'm hoping this is a dealer's lot are they're gonna sell and sell well.

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£100 is what we need.

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Come on! Come on, something here.

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The silver shell-shaped butter dish and knife,

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which is boxed, and two silver cigarette cases.

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£40 to start me for those, at £40.

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£40 I have here. 45. 50.

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55, £60, 65, £70.

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75, £80, 85.

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85, the bidder is seated on the front row. £90 I have.

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95. 100. 110. 120.

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120 with buyer 220. At £120, any further bids? 120.

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That's good, that's good. That's really good.

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At last! That was the first of our items to cause a stir

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and it's banked us an excellent £120.

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If only we had more silver to sell.

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Instead we try our luck with the Moorcroft vase and tray,

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which Jonty valued at £120 to £150.

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£100 for them? 50 to start me. 55?

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Is it 60 now for lot 139A?

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At £55. Can I take 60 for the Moorcroft?

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£60 I'm bid. 65.

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£70, 75.

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At 75, Against you at 75.

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Any advance on 75?

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I can't sell them for that.

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I was over optimistic.

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There's usually nothing wrong with a bit of optimism,

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but auctions can be unpredictable at the best of times

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and today's no exception.

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And our rollercoaster ride continues

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as the Beatrix Potter figurines go under the hammer.

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15 for those and 18.

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At £18. Can I take 20 for the figures? Any advance on £18?

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Anybody want them for 20? No?

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BANGS GAVEL

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Unsold.

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That's the fourth item heading back to Surrey.

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It's not looking good.

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We've only got one item left to try its luck in the saleroom.

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You've got high hopes for this.

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Yeah, I really like it, I think it should sell well.

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Remember, we don't have the handles on the side,

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so that might be an issue.

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-So cross your fingers.

-OK.

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-I'm full of confidence. Are you ready for this one?

-Yes.

-Come on!

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£40 for that, at £40.

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£45. £50. 55?

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£60, 65.

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£70, 75.

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£80, 85. £90, 95.

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100.

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£100 I have in the door.

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110, 120 I hear.

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130, 140. 150.

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160, 170. 180.

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180 I have, lady's bid. 190.

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200.

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220. 220, lady's bid.

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240? 240 with 289.

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260 with 270.

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280. 300. 320.

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340 if you like. It's at 340. 360.

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380 is that? At 360 then with buyer 289.

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-At £360, going.

-BANGS GAVEL

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Yes!

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I wanna kiss you.

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That is brilliant. I won't kiss you, but that is brilliant.

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Thank you, that's fantastic.

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That's my car hire in New Zealand. So that's fantastic.

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Wow, selling for over double Jonty's highest estimate

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the casket has exceeded all expectations.

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But will that last minute success be enough to save our final total?

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-OK, we've had a good time, haven't we?

-We have. It's been fantastic.

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A bit of a drama though, serious drama.

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We've been up and down, sideways and round.

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Let me just get this right. You wanted £600 didn't you?

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-Yes. I did.

-To raise money towards your trip to New Zealand.

-Yes.

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We did, as we said, have a few ups and downs.

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The exact total you have raised is £610.

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Really? I didn't think we'd got it. That's fantastic, thank you so much.

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-Oh, well done.

-Thank you so much.

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Do I get a kiss as well?

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That's fantastic.

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And you've got £10 to spare.

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£10, we could take you out for a drink.

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LAUGHTER

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Two weeks later Sharon's brought sons Oscar and Theo

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to Poole in Dorset for some water sports practice

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in preparation for their action-packed trip to New Zealand.

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We had a great time on the show,

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we raised some money which means we can go to New Zealand

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and actually really enjoy it, have a fantastic time out there.

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And with kite surfing this family's sport of choice,

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it's time to commence training - on dry land at first.

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So the position you want to be in is knees nice and bent.

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Arms straight and they wanna be wrapped around your knees.

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But before long, it's time to take to the water.

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Oscar's first to brave the wakeboard,

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and after a shaky start he turns out to be a bit of a natural.

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The eldest, Oscar, has managed to get up on the water with his board

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and successfully stay on for a real good length of time

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and he's absolutely thrilled to bits.

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Well, Peter's certainly a proud granddad

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and once the family perfect their balance

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they can move onto training for the kite surfing.

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Hopefully in time for their New Zealand trip.

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It's going to be so exciting for the boys

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to be out there doing all this outdoor sports,

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going up glaciers, kayaking and windsurfing.

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We're just gonna have the time of our lives.

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What a result and what a family.

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I hope Sharon has wind in her sails all the way to New Zealand.

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Now, if you want to raise some money for something special

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and you think you might have some valuables hidden in your house,

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why don't you contact us? All the details are online at -

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But for now that's it from us.

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Good luck and see you next time on Cash in the Attic.

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Drama teacher Sharon White is planning the holiday of a lifetime for her family, so she has called in the Cash team to the heart of Surrey to help turn her treasures into airline tickets.