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Welcome to the show that loves to rummage around people's homes finding items to sell

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at auction to raise money for a new project or something indulgent.

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If you're a keen collector, when do you decide it's the right time to sell up

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and move on to the next obsession? Well, you'll find out on today's Cash In The Attic.

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Coming up on Cash In The Attic, a fine collection of jewellery handed down through generations.

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My grandad bought it for my nan. It's got her year of birth on, 1912.

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The year the Titanic sank, I believe.

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Plus, the largest collection of toy Minis I've ever seen.

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You've got a bit of a treasure chest going on in there.

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Look at this. It's amazing!

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But will we raise big money on auction day?

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-Blimey!

-How good was that?

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-That was a good one.

-Find out when the hammer finally falls.

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Today I'm in Berkshire on my way to meet Nicky and Peter,

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a couple dreaming of far-off places.

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Two years ago, proud grandmother

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Nicky Ford met the man of her dreams,

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Peter, through a dating website. Their romance quickly blossomed.

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Nicky works in recruitment.

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She has two grown-up children and one grandson, three-year-old Jayden.

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Meanwhile, Peter is a lifelong motorbike fanatic.

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He has turned a passion into a profession,

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repairing and painting motorbikes for a living.

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Nicky and Peter have lived in their current home for six months.

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They dream of taking a rather special holiday, and they've decided

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it's time for a clear-out - which is where we come in.

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So, antiques expert John Cameron is here to help search for valuables

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that could bring in a pretty penny at auction.

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While he gets started, I'll meet our hosts.

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Ah, so this is where you are hiding. Nicky, how are you?

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Hi, Peter. Look at that. Wet hand, sorry!

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-She's got you well trained!

-She certainly has.

-Wash and dry up.

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Well, thankfully you're finished.

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So, why have you called in the Cash In The Attic team?

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We've got a lot of stuff that has been collecting dust, and we thought

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we could put it to good use and have a nice holiday, hopefully.

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-How much are you hoping to raise?

-Ideally, £1,000 would be nice, then we can have a really nice holiday.

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Where do you want to go on this exotic holiday?

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We'd like to go to Tunisia again.

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-Again? So you've been once?

-I was there last year for the first time.

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-I want to go back again.

-I've been seven times.

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Seven times? So, why Tunisia?

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It's North Africa, so the weather is good,

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and a 2.5 hour flight. I don't like flying.

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If it's £1,000 you're after, we'll have to find a few interesting items.

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The good news is that expert John Cameron is already on the lookout.

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He's bound to have found something by now. Let's go and have a look.

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Well, Nicky clearly loves Tunisia, and as this will be her eighth visit, I think we should do

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all we can to make sure it's the most memorable trip of the lot.

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Good old John has got nicely stuck in to the search.

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I knew he wouldn't let me down!

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He has found something already.

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I have indeed. I have found three pieces of pottery, faience,

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with the same decoration, but quite distinctively different in form.

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Nicky, can you tell me anything about these?

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They were my nan's, and they were supposed to go to my mum,

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but unfortunately my mum died before my nan did. So they came to me.

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I don't know where they're from. But they've got something about Austria on the bottom?

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You're right, because we can see, you have seen the mark.

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It says Austria.

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You can see there is a crown there with the letters E and W

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in the middle.

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And that's Ernst Wahliss.

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It was a factory established in Turn in Austria

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around the end of the 19th century.

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And they're quite famous, in fact.

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This is more typical of their general pottery.

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They are faience, which is a type of pottery, and

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we can see they are mass-produced if you take a closer look at them.

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That tube line, you can feel it stands up.

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That basically gives you a border in which to paint the decoration.

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-This type of pottery is not terribly popular, but the factory is a good name.

-Let's talk about value.

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I certainly think they'd be saleable at auction. I'd suggest putting them together.

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-We could be looking at about £80-120.

-Not bad at all. Good start.

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But if you want to get to that £1,000, we'd better work harder.

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So, put those back and onward and upward.

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If these jugs are indication of the type

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of valuables their house contains, then we should be in for a good day.

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My search begins in the garage, and thankfully, it's not in vain.

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This box of brass items is begging for an expert assessment.

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They were collected by Nicky's parents from various antique shops.

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John thinks it could add £30-50 towards the fund.

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So, you've found my comic collection.

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I have indeed found your comic collection, Peter.

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-So, these are all yours?

-They are, yes.

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The first one is Star Wars. Are they all Star Wars?

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-Yes.

-How many are here? Do you have any idea?

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-I reckon about 140-odd.

-About 140.

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-You collected these as a child?

-My dad used to buy them for me. He used to finish work on a Friday,

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come back to the newsagents, buy the weekly paper, and buy me one of those as a treat every week.

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And I just read them and kept them and looked after them from there.

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We can see they are printed by Marvel, which is probably

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the most important famous name in comic publications.

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Originally started by Martin Goodman in about 1939.

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This one looks in pretty good condition. Are they all like that?

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Yes. They've all been tucked away and looked after.

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You haven't drawn on any of them?

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-None at all. I wasn't a graffiti artist.

-That's good.

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For a lot like that, you said about 140-ish,

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I'd pitch the estimate at about £50-100.

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When you put things out at auction, usually the internet will generate inquiries.

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-You may get some overseas bidders on these.

-It's worth a try.

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But will the force be with us come auction day?

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28, 30, 32, 35, 38...

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And will John's hopes for the overseas bids come to fruition?

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Find out a little later on.

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Our search goes on with gusto. And Nicky is busy searching the bedroom.

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Though she inherited this tanzanite ring from her parents, she is happy to sell it.

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Violet-blue gemstones like this were first made popular by the jewellers Tiffany's.

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It's a pretty example, which John thinks could fetch

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£100-120 on sale day.

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-John, how about this?

-What have you got? Let's have a look.

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It is nice, a one, two, three-draw telescope.

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Four-draw telescope!

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Not bad. A wooden barrel, that is nice to see.

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And it still looks like it is in working order.

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You have lost that cover there off the viewing lens,

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which is a shame, and it's a little bit rickety, but not bad.

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-Where is it from?

-It originated in Aldershot.

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My nan and my grandad, when they first moved there, they went into the house

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and lifted some floorboards up and found it underneath there.

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Below the floorboards?

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Probably somebody had the treasure out before the telescope, left the telescope there!

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Condition, not great. You have got quite a few dents here, and it's a bit shaky.

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But essentially, it is still working, the optics are OK.

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But there's an interesting makers' name here, Ramsden of London. Does that mean anything to you?

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I know Jesse Ramsden was the leader of his field of making

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telescopes in that era, and he made things for Captain Cook and Nelson.

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You don't need me here, do you?!

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As you quite rightly pointed out, he was a very important manufacturer in telescopes and optical instruments.

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It is certainly something we can sell at auction.

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In this condition, with a good maker on there, I would be surprised if it made less than about £60-80.

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Right, nice to find out.

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-So, we can take it then?

-That would be great, yes.

-Excellent.

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Well, let's go and SEE how the others are doing.

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Well, this modern pad is offering up some truly fascinating antiques.

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John is eager to discover more, and heads to the master bedroom,

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where he finds an 18-carat gold charm bracelet in a drawer.

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It belonged to Nicky's grandmother,

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and could bring in as much as £200-250.

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Peter has found a box which holds a collection of porcelain handed down from Nicky's parents.

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It includes some Wedgwood trinketware, and a Doulton Lambeth vase.

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As a lot, they could bring us another £20-30.

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There's no stopping with this jewellery, and my next discovery

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turns out to be all gold, according to John.

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A set of rings, chains and a sovereign.

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Reason enough, I hope,

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for our hostess to forgive two gents looking through her drawers.

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Nicky?

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-Hi.

-We have found some of your jewels here.

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The big question is, are we going to be able to sell this, or are you attached to any of it?

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Um...pretty much, most of them, I would be happy to sell.

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-There's a bit of a story behind the sovereign, though.

-Go on, then.

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My grandad bought it for my nan. It has got her year of birth on, 1912.

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The year the Titanic sank, I believe.

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So, yes, I am quite attached to that one, for those reasons, really.

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-I hope their marriage lasted longer than the Titanic.

-It did.

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-What about the rest of it?

-I'm happy to sell the rest.

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I reckon this little ring,

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probably about £70-90 for the diamond, 18-carat.

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For the gold chain, which is nine-carat, and the sovereign, which

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is 22-carat, I reckon about 200 for that at least, just that alone.

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Totting up the other bits there, and valuing it all as one sum, although I am sure the auctioneers would

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probably separate this out, I reckon we have got at least £500-600 there.

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-Wow!

-Excellent.

-If they will sell.

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It all comes down to you.

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-Have a think about it.

-All right, then. Excellent.

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Thanks.

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An impressive valuation, but understandably, Nicky will have to think carefully about selling

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the gold sovereign, as it clearly holds a great deal of sentimental value.

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Our day in Berkshire is drawing to a close, so it is time to make one last check for items.

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And I'm the lucky hunter when I find a set of autographs that turn

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out to be from that '70s boy band The Bay City Rollers.

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They were given to Nicky when she was a girl by a neighbour, who met the band on a flight from Scotland.

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It is an unusual item, but clearly saleable.

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John thinks we may be able to get upwards of £30 for them.

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I'm not entirely convinced we have found enough to make our target.

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We need to uncover something really significant if we are to stand a chance of making it.

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Pete, John! Come and have a look at this.

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-A bit of a treasure chest going on there!

-This is amazing.

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Look at it! How many years have you been collecting them?

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-Since about the early '90s, really.

-What is the fascination?

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Well, I used to have a custom Mini, used to do car shows and everything, all over the country.

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I used to get these from some of the shows we used to go to.

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-How many are in there?

-I reckon there's about 80-odd.

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-So, they are all Minis?

-Yes, they are all Minis.

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-Any early examples?

-Late '60s, going through to early '90s.

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It's a fascinating collection,

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but what an iconic car to collect, the Mini.

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Most of them I can see are in their boxes,

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but what is the story behind this one?

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That was my very first Mini. I was about four or five, and my dad bought it for me.

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This is how I ended up having the real car in that colour, as well.

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This is how it started out, from this very first one.

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They're all Minis, so we have a real target audience

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as well as toy-car collectors. Do you fancy putting them into auction?

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Um... Yeah, I think I would.

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They will go towards money for the holiday.

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There's got to be £200-300 worth in this.

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Got to be. Do you have a figure in your head below which you wouldn't want to sell them?

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If you are thinking, "If they don't make this, I will keep them."

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Yes, it is a nice collection, built up over the years.

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It's a tough choice.

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But I reckon, yeah, around about 300.

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We'd have to then suggest 300-400 as our estimate for this. 300 as our reserve.

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I'd be happy to try that. I've never seen a collection as extensive as this.

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I don't think there's a better car we could be looking at.

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Absolutely fantastic. One other question, will that be included?

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I don't know. I might keep this one as a memento.

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He is sentimental, isn't he?

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Who needs those modern games when you've got a Mini to play with?

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Well, the rummage is over. It has been a really successful day.

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You were after £1,000 for that holiday.

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You have nothing to worry about. I can tell you that, with John's lowest estimates,

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we're looking at making something in the region of £1,370.

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-Wow!

-Oh, great.

-Excellent.

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-Brilliant.

-That is good,

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It's been a fantastic day, and this has been a real highlight to end with.

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As I said, a highly productive day. We have helped Nicky and Peter

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find a mixed bag of items for the auction.

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There is the brass telescope that Peter's grandparents discovered under their floorboards.

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It should certainly appeal to any old sea dogs in the sale room.

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We're looking £60-80 for it.

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Nicky's astonishing collection of gold jewellery could bring in £500-600.

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And the gold sovereign's impressive, too.

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And of course there is the extensive collection of toy Minis.

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Peter says he would like to put a £300 reserve on them, and with a bit

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of luck, these toys could get our couple well on the way to Tunisia.

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Still to come on Cash In The Attic, we have high hopes

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that the sale room is packed with just the right buyers.

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You said £80-120. Is that wishful thinking with the bidders that we've got in the room?

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I certainly was confident with that when I saw them in the house.

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But I don't mind telling you, I'm a bit nervous now.

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Uh-oh. But soon, the money starts rolling in.

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£20 over your highest estimate.

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-Good. I have not got a problem with that.

-No, neither have I.

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Will our couple meet their Tunisian target?

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Be there for the final crack of that gavel.

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It's been just over two weeks since I met up with Nicky and Pete at their beautiful home

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in Berkshire, where we discovered Pete's love of toy Minis, and Nicky's love of jewellery.

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They've decided to part with their treasures, so I've brought them

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to Cotswold Auctioneers in Cirencester.

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They want that holiday in Tunisia, and they need to raise at least £1,000.

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This busy auction company holds three sales a month at locations throughout Gloucestershire.

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John's already here, of course, with his eyes on an item we have very high hopes for.

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An interesting telescope by Ramsden, a good maker.

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It's in good condition. This is something Pete's grandad found under the floorboards in an old house.

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-You're kidding me!

-It's true.

-What do you reckon we'll get for that?

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Should get £60-80 for it.

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Think they'll reach their target? They really do want this holiday.

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-Wind in the right direction, we should be all right.

-You've gone all nautical on me!

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Give a man a telescope, he changes completely! Let's go and find them.

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I'm glad John is feeling confident about our chances. I hope the bidders share his enthusiasm.

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The Fords have items that should appeal to all tastes today.

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And I'm pleased so see the gold sovereign has made it to auction.

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So, listen, this is good news. You decided to bring this.

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-Yes, I did.

-We didn't think you were going to.

-I know.

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How do you feel about seeing all your stuff here?

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-It is really strange, actually.

-Yes.

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I hope you get on to that holiday in Tunisia. They have got exciting stuff, haven't they?

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We have got some useful items of jewellery which should do well,

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-even if our cars don't quite make their reserve.

-Positive thinking.

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The auction is about to start, so let's get into position, come on.

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It comes as a great relief that Nicky decided to bring along the sovereign.

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That is certainly a sale to look forward to.

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If you're thinking of heading to auction, remember that commission

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and possible other charges will be added to your bill. It's always best to check the small print in advance.

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First, under the hammer is a collection that nearly tripped me up back in their garage.

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It's a nice car booter's lot. We're looking for about £30 for it,

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but there is plenty in there, so we could be lucky.

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5 bid at the back, at 5, 6, 8... At £8.

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Who is going on? 10?

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12, 15... At 15.

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At 15? Here in front at 15.

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At 15. 18 anywhere?

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Lots of brass in here. Last chance, then, at 15. And selling, all done.

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Well, £15 will get you the taxi journey to the station.

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-Absolutely.

-Let's hope we can get you on that plane!

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-Absolutely.

-It's not exactly the result we were hoping for.

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But, hey, every penny counts as we accumulate that holiday fund.

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Now, then, what are the chances of there being some '70s pop fanatics lurking in this crowd?

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We've got the album with the facsimile signatures, and the actual signatures tucked inside.

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We're looking for £30-50 for these autographs.

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I wonder if we have got any Bay City Rollers fans that won't mind putting their hand up and admitting it.

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-Fingers crossed.

-Anyone interested? Oh, no music lovers here today.

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£10 anywhere. £10?

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Yes, £10 bid on the stage.

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They're after the record!

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At 12, bidding at £12.

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Are we all done? 15 anywhere. Last chance for a piece of history.

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It is £12, then, and selling.

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-Oh, £12.

-You see, the lady holding the record liked the Bay City Rollers, but not that much.

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It would seem Cirencester is short of fans of the original boy band.

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I'm sure they must have been young once. Two items sold, and so far,

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we've managed to raise only £27 towards the £1,000 target.

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We have a wealth of interesting items are still to come, including Peter's collection of Marvel comics.

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We have got £50-100 on them, but there is a nice quantity, and they're in good condition.

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£10 bid. At 10, 12. At 12, 15 is it?

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15, 18, 20.

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At 20, in front at 20.

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Who is going on? 22.

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25, 28, 30, 2, 35, 38, 40.

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At 40, it is right in front at 40.

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At 40, looking for five.

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At £40. Looking for 5.

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Are we all done at £40?

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We will sell, then, at 40.

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-How do feel about that, Pete?

-Um...

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A little bit sad, in a way, to see them go,

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but it is all money towards what we want to get in the end.

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-That's the spirit.

-Positive thinking.

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Quite positive. But I'm pleased Peter's looking on the bright side.

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But that's the third sale in a row to fall short of John's estimate.

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If we're in a similar situation with the telescope, then it could

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find itself going home with Nicky and Peter, due to his reserve.

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-What have you put on this?

-£60.

-You put the lower estimate on it?

-Yes.

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At £30, 35, 40, 45, 50.

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At 50, against you at £50. At £50.

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The last chance at £50, then.

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Not sold, ladies and gentlemen.

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Well, I don't mind, you know. It has been passed down the family to me.

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-So if it comes home, it comes home. I'm not worried.

-Good on you.

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Back it goes, under the floorboards.

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Once again, he's being philosophical, but that lack

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of a sale doesn't help the holiday fund.

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The Royal Doulton stoneware vase and assortment of Wedgwood trinketware is up next.

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There may be no boy band fans here, but perhaps there are people here who are into their porcelain.

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So, we after £20-30 - that's all? - for these vases.

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Will you be sad to see them go?

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Not really, no. I haven't had them out on display for ages.

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They were just bits and pieces I picked up along the way. So, no.

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5 bid, only at five. 6, 8.

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10, 12, 15, 18, 20, at 20 bid.

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Seated at £20 here.

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22, 25, 28. At 28 bid.

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On my right now at 28. 30 anywhere?

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At 28, lady seated at 28, with you, madam.

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Well, that is a result!

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-It was, wasn't it, on reflection?

-Excellent.

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Hallelujah, our first item to exceed John's lowest estimate.

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And not before time! Perhaps this signifies a change in our fortunes.

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We could certainly do with one.

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We have more porcelain for sale next, the three vases from Austria.

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You said £80-£20, is that wishful thinking with the bidders that we've got in the room?

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I certainly was confident with that when I saw them in the house. But I don't mind telling you

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I'm a bit nervous now that we're halfway through the day, so fingers crossed with these ones.

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£20, who's going on? At 20, 2, 5.

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-Quite a lot of interest now.

-30, 32, 35, 38, 40, 42, 45, 48, 50.

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55, 60. At 60, in the deep at 60.

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Who's going on at £60?

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-Come on.

-That's fine, yes.

-Are you OK with that?

-Yes.

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Is it just me and him bringing all the doom and gloom?

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It does get a bit like that though, doesn't it? You two have been really, really positive.

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-Hopefully it'll pick up.

-Yes, their optimism is infectious. Maybe they know something we don't.

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We have a testing time ahead, because our first item of jewellery is now going before the room.

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If the jewellery buyers aren't in, it could spell trouble.

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Fingers crossed for a great result for the Tanzanite ring. We need it!

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This is a lot that you've got a reserve on, right?

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Yes. That's right, of £100.

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So that's our lowest estimate. So we need £100. OK.

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-It's coming up, let's have a look.

-Straight in at 100, who's going on?

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At 110, 120, 130, 140.

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At 140 with me again. At 140.

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At 140 then, I'm selling.

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If you're all done? Commission bid.

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-That's what you call a result.

-Some joy!

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Yes, £20 over your highest estimate.

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-Good. I've not got a problem with that.

-No, neither have I.

-That's much better.

-Excellent.

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Yes, we're all happy bunnies. For the first time today,

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we're all smiles. And long may they continue.

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£140 comes as a real relief, and bodes well for the remaining lots.

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When John and I arrived today, we weren't sure we'd see the next item.

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But the sovereign is here. And the auctioneer thinks it deserves to sell as a stand-alone piece.

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This is another one you've put a reserve on?

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It is. 150.

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-So we need that lowest estimate?

-Yes.

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150 for this? 150 bid.

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At 150, who's going on?

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160, 170, 180, 190, 200, 210, 220.

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-Come on.

-At 220, bid standing at 220.

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At 220, who's going on now? 220, bid standing, I'm selling.

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If you're all done?

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-Yes! That's a good price. A good price.

-Yeah, really good.

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The bad news is that you're not taking it home, somebody else is.

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That's terrific. I know how much the sovereign meant to Nicky, and she's clearly delighted with that result.

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The £1,000 Tunisian target is drawing ever closer.

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If that sale tugged on her heart strings, then I feel sure

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the sale of our next lot will have a similar effect on Peter.

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It's his prized collection of Minis.

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And we have high hopes for these beauties.

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A punchy estimate, but they have given them pole position on the front of the catalogue.

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The auctioneers have done some promoting for us.

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It's a stab in the dark, but it's a nice collection and I know you'd rather

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take these home than them sell for less than that, wouldn't you?

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If they go for a good price, then I'll be happy.

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But if not, then they're coming home.

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Anyone interested?

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£100 anywhere? If not, we'll move on. No, no toy buyers here for that lot.

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-Thank you.

-A shame, but at least they're coming home.

-Yeah.

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He's secretly thrilled!

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So, Peter gets to keep hold of the collection of Minis. And he couldn't be happier.

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However, it does pile on the pressure with our final lot.

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If they don't make the money, it may not be Tunisia our couple end up in.

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Maybe Taunton! All our hopes are pinned on a top result for the collection of jewellery, which

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has now been lotted together with the 18-carat gold charm bracelet.

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This once belonged to Nicky's grandmother.

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I've got £500-£600 on this,

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but boy do we need this to make up the lost ground here.

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-It's now or never.

-Yes.

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-400 bid, thank you. At 400, who's going on?

-In at 400.

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At 420, 440, 460, 480, 500.

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520, 540, 560, 580, 600.

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And 20, 640, 660.

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Look at JC's shoulders going back again!

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690, 700.

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At 700, bid is near me, 700.

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At £700, anyone else going on?

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Looking for 20? At 700 and I'm selling.

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-Wa-hey!

-Blimey.

-Well done.

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-How good was that?

-That was a good one.

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Now that's what you call a climax! Undeniably a slow start,

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with a number of disappointing sales, but we finished on a high.

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I can't wait to consult my calculator. I've got a really good feeling about that total.

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Before the jewellery, I can tell you that your current total was £515.

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The jewellery has really got you out of jail.

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-Because you've raised £1,215.

-Excellent. That's really good news!

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-It's brilliant, isn't it?

-And he gets to take his cars home.

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Everyone's a winner. And his telescope! You've done really well.

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-You've sold nothing, and she's sold everything.

-I've done well!

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They've recovered from the excitement of the auction, and their holiday to Tunisia is booked.

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So now Peter and Nicky have come up with a plan of how to spend that extra money raised on sale day.

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We're going to have an Arabic lesson today, which is exciting.

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Hopefully, we can pick up some of the language, and be able to use it when we go on holiday,

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-and impress our friends with it, hopefully!

-I hope so.

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Let's say we're meeting for the first time. We'd like to introduce ourselves to each other.

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HE SPEAKS ARABIC

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HE SPEAKS ARABIC

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So, what does their tutor Mohammed make of his new students' progress?

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I think if they continued like that,

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in a few months they will learn the Arabic.

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I'd say that was a great result for Nicky and Peter

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and I really do hope they have a fantastic time in Tunisia.

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If you want to raise some money, and think you've got treasures in your home,

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why not apply to be on the programme?

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You can fill out the form on our website.

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Good luck, we'll see you next time on Cash In The Attic.

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