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Welcome to the show that finds all those hidden treasures around your home and then, of course,

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we help you sell them at auction. Today, I'm going to be meeting a lady for whom these spoons

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from the Far East have a particular significance.

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Find out what it is later on Cash In The Attic.

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Coming up, a crate of late 20th-century dolls may prove too sentimental to part with.

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There is still a tug on the heart strings here.

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And when John casts his eyes over these 1930s coffee spoons, he certainly doesn't mince his words.

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They're not made of precious metal so they won't make huge sums of money.

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But when we get to auction, there's magic in the air.

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That's a result, isn't it?

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-Well done!

-Oh, that is really good.

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Find out how valuable these antiques turn out to be when the final hammer falls.

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Sold then.

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Today I've come to St Ives in Cambridgeshire to meet a lady

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who's called in the Cash In The Attic team

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to help her raise some funds for a very special project.

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This beautiful house in St Ives was bought 30 years ago

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by Angie Dickinson's recently widowed mother.

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Ten years later, Angie and her family moved in.

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At the time, the family ran a business in the town centre...

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an art shop and gallery.

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Angie divorced nine years ago and her three children are now grown up,

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so she lives here on her own.

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Today, her best friend Sue is on hand to help her realise her dream of making it a family home again.

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-Are you ready for this, John?

-I was born ready, Lorne.

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Oh, that's good to hear! Come on.

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John Cameron's our expert today.

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His two decades of antique know-how is just what we need.

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While he makes a start, I go in search of our hostess.

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-Ah, good morning.

-Good morning.

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Are you measuring up for a picture here under the picture light?

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No, we're going to knock the wall down.

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Right, and why are you going to knock the wall down?

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Well, I'm intending to foster, and what I want to do is knock this wall down so that the room

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can be made much bigger and much more friendly between the kitchen and the dining room.

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OK, and have you a figure in mind?

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I'd like to raise between £500 and £600 to start the project off.

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-So you've got dragged into this as well, Sue?

-I certainly have!

-Are you handy with a hammer?

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Very. Yes, we have to be.

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-We do.

-OK, so we need to raise between £500 and £600 for you so the renovations can get underway.

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Shall we go and see if we can find John Cameron?

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Inside, there isn't much clutter, but I'm sure our expert's eye

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will spot any prized possessions hidden away.

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Ah, John! Whoa, this is nice.

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This looks like a card table.

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It is indeed. A nice elegant piece as well. Where did it come from, Angie?

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It was my grandparents'.

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Did they use it as a card table or just as a table?

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They used it as a card table. I remember my grandfather playing bridge on it.

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Gaming tables have always been popular in this country, certainly since the restoration of Charles II.

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When he came back from exile in France, he brought back lots of habits,

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one of which was gambling. We start card tables evolving,

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certainly more in the early part of the 18th century.

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The style of this piece would suggest about 1790,

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very Sheraton or Adamesque in its sort of elegance

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and the decorative motifs employed here.

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But this piece dates a bit later than that, about 100 years later.

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It's in the Sheraton revival period of about 1900.

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It's a nice piece, very elegant, and nice use of hard woods here.

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We've got beautiful rosewood here

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and these lovely inlaid boxwood arabesques.

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But I've always loved this type of card table -

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the envelope-folding card table - just because of the way it opens up.

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-Ah, very clever.

-You turn it round like that

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and you open it up, and there we are.

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You can have a game of cards, and you can see...

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the real beauty of that rosewood when you open it up.

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-It's much darker.

-Oh, yes.

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And the baize is in nice condition.

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I love these little scallop dishes for your gaming chips.

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So a really nice piece of furniture.

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It's in lovely condition and it's both elegant and functional,

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so two great pluses there.

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At auction, I would think we'd be looking at £250-£350 for it.

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-Are you happy with that?

-Brilliant!

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That's more or less half what we're looking for, so maybe we'll have an easy day.

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-Let's hope so.

-Or maybe not! Let's see what else we can find.

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But when it goes to auction, will our bidders be prepared to take a gamble?

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Anybody want that for £200?

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£200 is bid...

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Let's hope it won't be game over for the 19th-century card table when it's shown to the room.

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Back in the rummage,

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Sue finds these 19th-century nutcrackers that were inherited from Angie's grandmother 30 years ago.

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They add another £20-30 to the renovation fund.

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Good Lord, what have you got there, Angie?

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These are my collection of dolls.

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-They certainly look like they have a story to tell.

-They do.

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Do tell me about them. Where have they come from?

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They were a very important part of my life as I was growing up.

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As my father was in the forces, we often didn't know whereabouts he was going when he went off on trips,

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and the only time we knew where he'd been was when he brought a doll back.

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-So how long did he go away for? What sort of periods?

-We never knew how long he was going to be away.

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He could be away two days, three days, or three weeks. We never knew.

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-That must've been quite hard.

-It was strange, but we got used to it because that was part of our lives.

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We didn't know any different from what any normal children would do nowadays.

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So do you remember the first doll you had?

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I think my first doll was the geisha, this one.

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-And was that your favourite?

-She's still my favourite.

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So how old were you when it started?

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I was probably about three or four,

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and it continued right the way up to my teens until he left.

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So when you were married, you said, "Dad, you've got to stop bringing me dolls back!"

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-It's about time we stopped this!

-So how many are in here, do you think?

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-There's about 40.

-About 40 of them?

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-Yeah.

-So is that your favourite one, although it was the first?

-It is my favourite.

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She's so colourful and she's still actually

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in quite good condition considering she must be 50 years old plus.

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Apart from the geisha girl, are there any other favourites in here?

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This is another favourite of mine.

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My daughter's name is Rhian and it's a Welsh name,

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and she used to dress up like that when they went to school on St David's Day,

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-so that brings back some nice memories.

-You'd be happy to take them to auction? Depending on what I say?

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Yeah, it depends, yes. There is still a tug on the heart strings here.

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I think we'd be looking at about £30-£50, so how would that sound?

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-I'll have to think about that.

-You can tell me at the auction, but if that's the case,

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we'll have to find something else because we need to hit our target.

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So we'll leave Myfanwy and Yoko here on their own and we'll go and see what else we can find.

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OK. Fine.

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We'll find out if Angie's willing to part with them on auction day.

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John tracks down this pretty 20th-century, silver-plated

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Elkington and Co cutlery set in a wooden box.

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It's a wonderful collection with beautiful detail and will

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certainly win over the bidders with its attractive £30-£60 price tag.

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He also spots a 1930s Bar-let typewriter in its original case.

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The company made around 30,000 of these in 1936,

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and John reckons it'll fetch £10-£20.

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There you are. I've found something. It's a collection of spoons.

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There's a couple of different sets, but I particularly thought the ones

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that look like they're from Siam or something...

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Quite nice, not bad condition.

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These are obviously some sort of Hindu Buddha on the handle there.

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Gold-plated, but there'll be a base metal under there.

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Did somebody collect these? How come we've got three different sets?

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My dad was a great collector. Wherever he went, he wanted something to remind me of where he'd been

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and he was very good at bringing things back from different parts of the world.

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These are interesting because, if you look at the handles, they look like coffee beans.

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They look like coffee spoons.

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These look almost like cocktail ones cos they look like cherries!

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They're interesting. You do see sets of coffee spoons like this

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really more so in the 20th century for some reason,

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certainly round the 1930s and '40s.

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There must've been a huge demand for manufacturers to start producing individual sets.

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These ones look like EPNS.

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Yeah, they're silver-plated.

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They are Yeoman plate, it is an English maker. The other ones...

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well, this little set

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is definitely English, and they've got Goldoid stamped on the bowl.

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That's a trade name for that gold-plated finish.

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What sort of value are we talking about?

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They're not made of precious metal, so they won't make huge sums,

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but on the plus side, you've got complete sets of six

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and they retain the original boxes, so I think about £20-£30 at auction.

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Every little helps.

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I spot this Wedgwood jug and bowl in the corner of the hallway.

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It's called Peaches and was made in around 1906.

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Angie tells me that her father bought it at auction,

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and it should make £20-£30 when it goes back to one.

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And there's no stopping me now

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as I find this 50-piece orange and blue dinner service which belonged to Angie's grandmother.

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That should serve up £20-£30.

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Being here is a bit like being a little girl in a sweet shop.

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-CASH REGISTER RINGS

-Wow, this is great, Angie!

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You've got a cash register here. Isn't that a fantastic sound?

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-I love that noise.

-It's lovely, isn't it?

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This was from my parents' art shop

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and we used it right up until the last day when we closed.

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-How long ago was that?

-It's five years ago now.

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Obviously once the shop was shut, what did you decide to do then?

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I retrained as a life coach. Trying to help people move forward.

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It's helping them deal with the past,

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accept you can't change the past, but you can change your future.

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So what made you decide then to get into fostering?

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I think again it's the nurturing side and wanting to help people.

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I enjoy helping people. I'm involved a lot in the town in other organisations.

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There's a lot of young children out there, teenagers,

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that need help and support, and I don't think a lot of the time there's a lot of help out there.

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Obviously you've had a lot of changes, you've decided to become a foster mum,

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which is a training in itself, but you've also decided to have these major renovations happen.

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-That's quite drastic.

-I think the house was OK a few years ago

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when people used to eat in dining rooms.

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I usually only use the dining room now on a walk through to the kitchen, so it just seemed a sensible idea

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to knock the wall down, make it much more user-friendly, child-friendly, and much more sociable.

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I had a look in the cash till and there's no money in there, so shall we go and see

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whether John Cameron's found anything we can dust off? Come on!

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John's still on the look-out, but Angie heads straight to the loft to dig out two 1950s' coffee sets.

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Again, they were a present from her father from his travels in Singapore,

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and they're valued at £20-£30.

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Hi, John. I found a piece of Waterford in the lounge.

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I think it's quite interesting. Would you have a look?

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Sure. So where did all this come from?

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Are these pieces that Angie's acquired herself?

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No, they're not really that she's acquired herself. This piece would've been from her father.

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I know that he used to go quite regularly to auctions,

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so he would've picked that up there.

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She has got other pieces in there that have come from grandparents

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-and gifts over the years.

-They're mostly Waterford?

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It looks like it to me, but I'd like you to have a look.

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In terms of a good name, they don't come much better than that.

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They're based in Ireland and started there around the 1780s by the Penrose brothers.

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Somebody's had a real field day doing this.

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You've got strawberry cuts here, you've got hobnails,

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you've strawberry fields here, panels, swags.

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-It's all going on in this one piece.

-It is a beautiful piece.

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It really is a kind of tour de force of glass-cutting skill.

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If you bought that new today, you'd be parting with at least a couple of hundred pounds

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for something like that, but at auction, that's about £20-£30.

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But you said there are some other pieces.

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There's a decanter and glasses that came from her grandmother.

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There's also a rather lovely little clock.

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Why don't we have a look at them, see the condition, see if we can

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make a nice lot up, and we'll put an estimate on it then.

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John soon selects a few more pieces to go off to auction,

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bringing the total to £50-£80.

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Angie's dug out some signed,

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limited-edition prints by the famous wildlife artist David Shepherd.

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They used to hang in her parents' art gallery

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and include various wildlife scenes

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and a large print of the Flying Scotsman steam engine.

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John values the collection at an impressive £200-£300.

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And the artwork just keeps coming.

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I've brought you to look at this picture, see what you think of it.

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It's been hanging here for 15 years now.

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Well, my first impression, Angie, is it's a very accomplished picture.

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-We've got a painting here...

-Bet it's not as nice as this!

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-No. Is that a painting or a print?

-It is indeed. It's a watercolour.

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Wow, that is lovely.

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So, Angie, what do you know about the subject matter?

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Not a huge amount, other than I know that it's Reims Cathedral.

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It is indeed Reims Cathedral, which is a very, very important cathedral in French monarchical history.

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It's where the kings and queens were crowned, so it's pretty much like our Westminster Abbey.

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The more you look at it, the more detail you can see.

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Just emerging here from the doors is a Catholic priest, and so many

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little minor conversations going on throughout the picture.

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The artist... It is signed Neil Stuart Crichton.

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Not a great deal known about him which often puzzles me.

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I've only ever found a couple of examples of his work.

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They tend to turn up in pairs.

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He was flourishing around the latter part of the 19th century, but what's always puzzled me is that,

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for such a skilled artist who he obviously is, not much work exists.

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It leads me to think that possibly he sold a lot of works unsigned.

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So, John, what do you think it might make at auction?

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Well, value-wise, I'd be looking at about £200-£300, something like that.

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What do you think of that, Angie?

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I'd be reluctant to see it go for under £300.

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If we were to have a reserve of £300, that would mean we'd have

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to bring the estimate up to £300-£400, but it's worth a chance.

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It's still a very attractive picture

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and it's got every chance of achieving that.

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OK, right. Well, you've made enough money to get the professionals in,

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because the value of everything going to auction comes to £970!

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-Brilliant news.

-Wonderful.

-Excellent, isn't it?

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It's really good. Really pleased.

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Hopefully maybe even a bit more if that flies off the wall on the day.

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We have high hopes that Angie will make the £500 she needs.

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We found some fantastic items that I'm sure will interest the bidders on auction day.

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There's the fabulous 19th-century gaming table.

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Angie remembers her grandfather playing cards on it.

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John's value was £250-£350.

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Let's not forget the ten David Shepherd prints,

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including the Flying Scotsman, valued at £200-£300.

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And the dolls that Angie collected as a little girl.

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They were given to her by her father and hold strong sentimental value.

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They have a £30-£50 price tag, but we'll have to find out on the day

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if she's willing to part with them.

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Still to come on Cash In The Attic:

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one of our sales leaves us all gobsmacked.

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Oh, goodness!

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Whoa!

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Even our expert is surprised with the result of one of our pieces.

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I really had hoped that that was going to take off.

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Let's hope it's not a crash landing when the final hammer falls.

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Yours, madam.

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It's some time since we visited Angie at her home in Cambridgeshire, and she collected a lot of things

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over the years, but we had a good look through them, together with her friend Sue,

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and the items of value we've brought here to Sworders Auction House in Stansted Mountfitchet.

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Now, she wants to raise £500 to do some improvements to her kitchen

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and make a bit more room because she plans to start fostering children.

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With such a fantastic idea in mind and £500 to make,

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let's hope the bidders dig deep and help us reach that target.

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This Essex auction runs every Wednesday morning and sells

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an eclectic mix of antiques, including furniture, glass,

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pictures and jewellery. This should bode well for Angie's items,

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but have they all made it to the saleroom?

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-Hello.

-Hi.

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We're dying to know, because there's so many boxes of things here,

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whether or not you've brought your dolls.

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No, I've decided not to bring them this time.

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-Why was that?

-Well, they've got a lot of sentimental value to me and they've got a lot of memories

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and I've decided that I want to keep those memories.

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So, Angie, any reserves on your items today?

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I've put a £350 reserve on the Crichton watercolour.

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That's in the middle of our £300-£400 estimate. It's a wonderful watercolour.

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If it's going to sell at that money, it will.

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You're not worried about taking it back home?

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I'm quite happy to take it back. The space is still available.

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Fair enough. Come on, then, let's get in position.

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So the dolls stay at home.

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Fortunately, that's not a huge loss for us,

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but we also lose the blue and orange dinner service valued at £20-£30.

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Angie's nephew dropped it when moving so, in total, that's £50 off our renovation fund.

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If, like Angie, you have a special reason to raise some cash and are thinking of heading to auction,

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remember that commission and other charges may apply, so check the details with your auction house.

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As today's auctioneer gets proceedings under way...

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Selling at £55.

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..we take our place ready for our first lot.

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It's the silver cutlery set in a wooden box, valued at £30-£60.

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Lot 159, who'll start me here at £20?

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£20 is bid on commission, 22, 25, 28, 30, 32 in the room now. 32, commission's lost.

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35 where?

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So £32 in the room, selling at £32, all finished at 32...

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£32. That's OK, isn't it?

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So not a bad start, and someone's got a real bargain.

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Angie's happy with the result, so let's hope she's still smiling after the next item.

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Crystal may not be the thing of the moment, but Waterford's a very good name, isn't it?

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You're quite right, a very good name,

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but fashion is a funny thing, and that's where demand is driven.

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I'm sure that at least the first piece that you found, Sue, would've been worth that on its own.

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-It certainly would've cost more than that. So we've got a nice collection we put together.

-We did.

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And we're looking for £50-£80. Should do it.

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Anyone to start at £50?

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50 bid, thank you, sir. 55, madam?

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55, 60, 5, 70, 5, 80...

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-Keep going.

-85? good Waterford here, sir.

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85, a lady's bid at 85. 90 anywhere?

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Sold to the lady at £85, at 85... Brilliant!

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That's all right, isn't it?

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Just over our top estimate.

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Fantastic, and we're on a roll.

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The 1930s Bar-let typewriter quickly follows suit.

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Selling on a commission at £25. Are we all done, please, at 25?

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Selling £5 over John's top estimate.

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So far, so good, but now it's time to take a gamble.

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OK, now this is a lovely lot.

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We were looking at this earlier on. It's the card table.

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-How did you acquire this?

-This was my grandmother's.

-Right.

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She's kept it in very good condition.

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If you remember, on the day we were saying the fact that it's not faded or warped on the top...

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She must've really looked after it.

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She did. They used it to play regularly as well.

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I love that idea - sitting down and playing bridge or parlour games.

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The envelope card table, rosewood and inlaid, for £200.

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Anybody want that for £200?

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-£200 is bid. A lady's bid at £200.

-Yes, thank God!

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At £200, 220...

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..240, 260,

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280, 300.

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£300. A gentleman's bid in the room at £300, and we're selling.

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-Are we all done and finished at £300?

-Really pleased with that.

-Good.

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So we're all happy as £300

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is a massive amount towards our £500 target.

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There are smaller contributions from the Wedgwood jug and bucket

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and the silver nutcrackers.

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12.

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Adding just £24 to our kitty between them.

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With half our lot sold, we've made an impressive £466,

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which means our £500 target is nearly in the bag.

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There's plenty more to sell, though, so we could be in for a showstopper.

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But it's the two coffee sets from Singapore coming up next.

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They're valued at £20-£30.

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Ten years ago, sets like this individually made £50-£80.

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We've got two sets here for £20-£30.

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-Let's hope they haven't gone down in demand any more.

-£20 for the two.

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Lot 208, we're selling the Japanese eggshell there for £20.

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Two coffee sets for £20. For 10? £10 for the two. Any interest at £10?

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Oh, no! I'm so sorry.

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I'm going to sell it at £10. Sold at 10...

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Wow! £10. What were we saying? "Let's hope they haven't dropped in demand any more."

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We nearly didn't get a bid at all for that. £10 for two Japanese coffee sets.

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Quite cheap. How do you feel?

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A bit disappointed, but it's better to have the money in the pocket.

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John's on the ball with his predictions today.

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It's not the result we were hoping for but, as Angie said, it's all money in the pot.

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It's the same result again for the three boxes of coffee spoons.

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Going to sell at £10. No more interest, then £10.

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Definitely a bargain for someone.

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Onwards and upwards, as the next item is shown to the room.

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It's the set of ten prints by artist David Shepherd.

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They're valued at £200-£300.

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Now, I remember five or six years ago,

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David Shepherd prints would've made about £100 each,

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and we've got ten here for £200-£300 which reflects

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-a slight shift in demand.

-What did you used to sell these for?

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Anything up to £500, £600 for them framed.

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-This way they should sell well.

-Yeah.

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£100 for them, the signed David Shepherd prints. I've £100 bid.

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110, 120, 130, 140,

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150, 160.

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160 on account, 160, at 160...

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170 where now? At 160.

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170 anywhere? At 160.

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170 anywhere?

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Selling on account at 160.

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All done at 160.

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-£160.

-I'm a little bit disappointed at that.

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I really had hoped that that was going to take off. How do you feel?

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That's £16 each. That seems like nothing to me.

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It's disappointing, but it's better money in the pocket again.

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We may be disappointed, but Angie's got a great attitude

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to the sale, and let's face it, £160 all goes towards our total.

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Now it's our star item, the original watercolour of Reims Cathedral,

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and we're hoping this is what the serious buyers

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have been holding out for.

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Although this particular subject matter isn't hugely popular,

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you don't see big panoramic views like this with so much detail.

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I think it's a wonderful picture,

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I think the best I've ever seen of those European scenes.

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At £300-£400, I still think that would be cheap.

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You've got a reserve?

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Yes, I have got a reserve on it of £350.

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Tempt you all with a teasing bid to start off at £200.

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We're away at £200. I'll take 20 now.

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I've £200, here with me at £200.

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220, 240, 260, 280, 300, 320...

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Keep going, keep going!

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-340, 360, 380, 400...

-Oh, goodness!

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-440...

-Whoa!

-With me here at £440. At 440, do I see 60 anywhere else now?

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The room's out, so, on a commission, selling at £440. 440...

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£440!

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That's a result, isn't it?

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-Well done.

-Oh, that is really good.

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Maybe they're coming back into fashion. Who cares? £440!

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-Now what am I going to put on my wall?

-Who cares?

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For £440, you'll find something!

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-Absolutely. Brilliant!

-That's such a relief.

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It's a fantastic outcome, selling for £40 over John's upper estimate.

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All that remains is to work out just how much Angie's made.

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Well, you wanted £500.

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You know we're really close to that cos we banked £466 this morning.

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Do you think we've made much more this afternoon?

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I hope we've made our target and more besides.

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We've actually banked £1,086.

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That's really good! Thank you so much. That's brilliant news.

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Back home, Angie's clearing out the rooms in preparation for the

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big renovation, and her friend Sue is here again to help out.

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The kitchen and the dining room are being knocked through to make one big room.

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It's quite surreal now. It's actually happening and it's brilliant.

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It's taken me so long to get to this stage and I'm really looking forward

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to seeing what it's like in there now, now that the wall's coming down.

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It's a big job, but once the builders get to work,

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it doesn't take long before the changes start to take shape.

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Wow! Look at that!

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What a difference.

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I can't believe how quick you've done that, guys. It's brilliant!

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Oh, I can start planning now!

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'It's the best thing that I could've done.'

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The room was used as a walk-through, from one room to the other,

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so this is going to make such a difference to the whole house, the whole feel of the house as well.

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-It's going to be much more sociable, isn't it?

-I think so, yes.

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Angie hopes to become a foster mum and wants to make her house child-friendly, so Lorne Spicer and John Cameron help her discover items she can sell at auction, including keepsakes from an old shop her parents used to run in Cambridgeshire.


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