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Phil Serrell v Kate Bliss - UK Antiques Fair

It's a trip to a West Sussex antiques fair for Phil Serrell and Kate Bliss as they do battle to make the most profit out of up to £750 of collectables.


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This is Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!

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

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

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Elementary, my dear dealers.

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..and gives you the insider's view of the trade!

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HE CHUCKLES

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HE GROWLS

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Each week, one pair of duelling dealers will face a different

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daily challenge...

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Catch me if you can.

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The Axman cometh.

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..putting their reputations on the line!

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SHE GRUNTS

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Ready for battle.

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..and giving you their top tips

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and savvy secrets on how to make the most money from buying and selling.

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Get in!

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Today's antiques fair, argy-bargy pitches the grand dame of the

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hunt Kate Bliss against the crafty wiles of Phil "The Fox" Serrell.

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Coming up, Phil divulges the real secret of antique spotting...

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If you want to see what something is, it's always best to turn it up

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and look at its bottom.

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..Kate meets her match...

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-I'm thinking 180.

-No.

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-Will you do 220?

-No.

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SHE GROANS AND CHUCKLES

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..and Phil gets a few home truths.

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Oh, Philip, it's only an old brick.

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This is Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!

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Ahh! Good morning and welcome, admirers of antiquities everywhere.

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We're up with the sun at Ardingly Antiques Fair in West Sussex today.

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With two skilled hunters of heirlooms aiming to catch

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a cornucopia of collectibles in a race to buy,

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sell and earn a winning profit.

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First up, it's a thoroughbred filly of foraging.

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She's a game girl with a spring in her step

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and her eye trained on the price. It's...

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I'm going to give Philip "The Fox" a run for his money.

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And trying not to be hounded by Kate is a man so crammed

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with clever collectible know-how, so filled with super-sly selling skills

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and a gnarly thirst for thriftiness, they call him...

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You have got to get stuck in here.

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Buy cheap, sell expensive.

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And it's a good job they're up early, as today both our relics

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relishes are at the largest collector's market in the south of

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England. With a massive 1,700 stalls to peruse, our dealers must sniff

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out and snare the best bargains and then sell them on at a profit.

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They've each got £750 of their own money to spend,

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and all the profit goes to their chosen charities.

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So, Kate Bliss and Phil Serrell,

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

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-Hi, lovely.

-Top of the morning to you.

-How are you? Good to see you.

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-Well, here we are - Ardingly.

-I know.

-It's a lovely sunny day.

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-£750 to spend.

-Are you going to spend all of it?

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Well, do you know, I might go some today.

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I really feel like something... Mm...I don't know, meaty, quality.

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-Really?

-Well, it's a good fair, isn't it? There's some good stuff here.

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There's a lot of very good stuff. And where are you going to go?

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Well, this is the thing, I think I might check out the sheds first.

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-Really?

-Mm.

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Well, I'm going to go outside. For me...

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-Big and lumpy - that's the answer, isn't it?

-Yeah, lumpy is your thing.

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Yeah, thank you. THEY GIGGLE

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-Go on, then. Meet you for coffee.

-All right, see you in a bit.

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See you later.

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Yes... Our dealers are going for the old divide and conquer

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strategy. Phil is off to sniff the antiques-rich air of the outdoors...

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-Morning.

-Morning.

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..while Kate is planning to keep it cosy

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with the collectibles indoors.

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I'll just have a quick look here.

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Staying as far away from the competition as possible

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in order to snaffle the best bargains. Hm, very cunning.

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We're going to have to watch these two.

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Now, what else is Kate plotting?

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Well, there's loads to go at here.

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So, my strategy today is to sort the wheat from the chaff,

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to go for something of quality.

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So, even if The Fox is buying rapido on the hoof,

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the Bliss is certainly going to be classy.

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So only the very best will do for our Kate today.

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And what's Phil got up his sleeve? Or should that be, under his scarf?

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I'm at a massive UK antique fair.

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There are bits and goodies everywhere.

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What I've got to do is keep focused, stay calm and buy sensibly.

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Not spend too much money and remember - I'm not buying objects,

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all I'm doing is buying a profit.

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Yes, wise words, Phil, wise, wise words.

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Phil's taking the magnitude of this fair calmly in his stride

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focusing on buying sensibly and with that in mind,

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he hotfoots it to the least sensible stall he can find!

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There are old 1950s drill guns. I've turned them into Dan Dare Comics.

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-Yeah, yeah, yeah.

-Turned them into Dan Dare ray gun lamps.

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HE LAUGHS

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-You've got some vision, haven't you?

-Yeah.

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Well, Phil's forgotten his strategy already,

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but at least Kate is sticking to her guns by heading straight inside.

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-This one here is how much?

-120.

-120.

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Oh, maybe not. Some leather cases have caught her eye before she's

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even made it into the building.

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And this one?

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-250.

-250.

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And if I took the two, could you do me...?

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HE SPEAKS FRENCH

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Hold on, was that French?

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Time for Kate to bring out her secret weapon.

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SHE BARGAINS IN FRENCH

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HE SPEAKS FRENCH

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-£350.

-Mm.

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Hm. He's not budging and the French isn't working. Come on, Kate!

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What's the best on that one?

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330.

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I'm thinking 180.

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-No.

-200's my final.

-No.

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Can you do a wee bit more for me?

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No, sorry. I can't.

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Sacre bleu!

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Has Kate met her nemesis?

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OK, 210, final.

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-It's not possible.

-What's it absolutely got to be?

-230.

-230.

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-Can you do 220?

-No.

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OK, 230.

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Well, it's not often you see Kate on the losing side of a haggle,

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but she forks out £230 for the case to the man who likes to say...

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No.

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SHE GROANS AND CHUCKLES

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Well, I have my first purchase and we're off to a cracking start.

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I have a lovely, crocodile skin leather suitcase, which dates

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from about 1900s.

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But the thing that really sold it to me

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was the lovely Regent Street name.

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But £230 sounds an awful lot of money,

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but I still think there's profit.

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So Kate's strategy for buying classy is costing her serious money.

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That's almost a third of her budget gone on one purchase.

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How's Phil getting on with his search for the sensible?

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What on earth is that?

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That is a mould for some plumbing...use.

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I think they'd put it in the sand and then get the shape

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and then run the mould.

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I think that's quite fun, actually. 25 quid and I'll buy it.

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28.

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Go on, then. I'll buy that off you. I think that's a bit of fun.

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Quite what the hell I'm ever going to do with it, I don't know.

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I think I need to get out more.

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-£28. Thank you very much indeed.

-Thank you.

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And Phil's out of the blocks, shaking on £28 for a wooden...

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A wooden...what?

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I think it's a cool thing. It's almost like a piece of sculpture

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and you know...

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it's clearly been a mould at some point in time,

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like he says, probably for some sort of drainage pipe or something

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like that, but I think if you mount it like that, it looks quite cool.

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Somebody's got to have the vision

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to perhaps turn that into a table light or something like that.

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Either that...

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or I got to find a plumber

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who needs a mould for a drainage pipe.

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That's going to happen, isn't it?

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Yes, like the wares on offer today, Phil's sensible strategy

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is very much a thing of the past, but Kate is back on track.

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Well, I hate to leave the sunshine, but I'm going to explore in there!

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Now, remember, Kate, you're looking for something classy!

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For a dressing gown, my husband would have a fit.

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Oh! Just my colour, though. Love it!

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Oh, la-dee-dah! Now, that's more like it!

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What do you think? Always try it for size!

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And that necklace isn't the only thing to have caught Kate's eye.

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I've also spotted these little silver coffee spoons.

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-What's your best on these?

-That's it. 35 if you are just having those

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-two.

-35. Let's do that.

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Kate pays £35 for her necklace and coffee spoon combo,

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stirring herself firmly into the lead with three items to Phil's one.

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Well, I'm on a mission this morning. I've just done myself

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a cheeky double purchase from the same stall

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and got myself a good deal.

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So we have a costume jewellery necklace for £10.

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It's quite an eyeful and it's simulating a beautiful,

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19th-century diamond, crescent-shaped choker.

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It's obviously simulated.

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It's glass and base metal,

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but costume jewellery is really coming back in at the moment.

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And I think for a tenner, that's a seriously good buy.

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Also, for £25, I've got some 1920s coffee spoons in silver

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dating from 1924, so the George V period.

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But these have got some really sweet coffee beans finials.

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Now, these aren't rare. You see them about from time to time.

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But I think, these were a good price

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and I smell a barista for my purchaser.

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And the scent of competition fills the air as Phil "The Fox",

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not one to be left behind, has bagged himself a bit of old iron.

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This is a 19th-century French iron radiator cover.

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What on earth have I just spent £170 on an iron radiator cover for?

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Well, I think this will make a really cool coffee table.

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This is shabby chic at its shabbiest.

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Well, I hope it's not that shabby, actually, cos I've got a lot

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of money invested in this.

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The 19th-century ironware takes £170 out of Phil's budget and brings

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his total number of items to two.

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But leading lady Kate is determined to stay ahead.

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OK, I'm all done in here, so I'm heading outside on The Fox trail.

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DOG BARKS

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Watch out, Foxy, Miss Bliss has got some little helpers.

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Evading capture,

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Phil's found something to warm his paws on.

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Do you know what that is?

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Well, I'll give you a clue.

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You put that in an oven and you get it really piping hot

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and then you put it in your carriage or your bed or wherever,

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put your foot on it and it warms it. I think that's wicked.

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-How much is your foot warmer, my love?

-£15.

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OK, can I put that down?

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I think we may have a little deal on that,

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but I'm going to see if I can buy something else off you.

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-That's good.

-I just got to find it, that's all.

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Wiley Phil knows it sometimes pays to buy a bundle.

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How much are those, my love, please?

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You can have those for...£25.

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What's the best on the two?

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Er, you can have the two for 20?

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Do you know what, I'm not even going to argue with you.

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-Well, I didn't think you were.

-20 quid is lovely

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-and it would have been churlish to have offered you less.

-Well, I hope

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-so.

-That's a bulk buy deal for the 19th-century foot warmer

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and tumblers, and Mr Serrell is in the lead and the purchase has him

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reminiscing about his childhood.

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I just want you to imagine it's the really early days of Downton Abbey

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and in my carriage is really freezing,

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so I've got my foot warmer

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and what I would do with this is heat it up

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and this would have sat on the floor in my carriage.

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And I just plunk my feet on it.

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Whilst warming my feet,

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I would have had these lovely silver-plated tumblers.

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And I would have had a quick snifter just to keep me warm.

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Keep the feet warm, keep the inner man warm.

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While Foxy warms his cockles,

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Kate warms her heart as she spots a frame of embroidered war cards.

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-What are you offering?

-I'm probably wanting to pay auction price,

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sort of £25-£30, something like that.

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HE WHEEZES

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-Could you do 40?

-40's good.

-Let's do 40.

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-40, thank you very much.

-Lovely. Thank you very much.

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Now, I've probably paid a little bit too much for this,

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but I bought it because I think these are really underrated.

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They are beautifully embroidered cards dating from the First

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World War period. And for me, they are really emotional items

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of social history. I paid £40.

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Well, if I can get £5 a card for them, that gives me profit,

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but where I'm going to be aiming these

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is at a private sentimental collector.

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Nostalgic Kate hopes to tug on the old heart strings

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and turn that £40 into profit.

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Our antiques hunters have delved deep

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and at the halfway mark, it's time to see who's blowing the bugle

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and who's scrabbling around in the undergrowth.

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Our dealers started the day with £750 to spend.

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Kate Bliss has four purchases

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and has spent £305 leaving £445 still in the kitty.

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Phil Serrell has also picked up four items,

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but spent £218 leaving him £532 to play with.

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All that spending has left our duo in need of a coffee break.

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-Oh, bless you.

-There we are, a life-saver.

-Thank you!

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-So how have you got on?

-Well, I was drawn into...

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buy something outside, actually, after saying

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I was going to go inside, which was good.

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I went down the alleyway here, which wasn't too bad

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-and around there, it's been quite good. I've enjoyed it.

-Yeah? Mm!

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-And I'm sort of pleased with what I've got.

-Are you now?

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Yeah, I couldn't possibly tell you what it was, of course, but you know?

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-Sounds far too confident to me.

-What about you?

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Do you know what? Last of the fair,

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I don't think these guys are going to hang around for very long.

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-So I'm going to be speedy.

-What, speedy now?

-Mm.

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-I leave you to finish your coffee and I am out of here.

-Right.

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See you later. Thanks for the drink.

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Oh, the mind games are rife today!

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Kate sprints back into the market leaving Phil to calmly

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consider his options, and quick as a flash, she invests £15

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in a contemporary brass plaque.

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Obviously, it's the sign outside

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the offices of a chartered quantity surveyor in brass.

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And the lettering's been picked out in black enamel, which is missing in

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places, but for £15, you couldn't buy the brass for that!

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Quick Kate's speedy strategy pays off as she zooms into the lead.

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Phil, however, is still struggling to remember his plan

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to spend sensibly.

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How much is the boy?

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The boy on its own is 2,850.

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Trouble is I've got a good eye and a poor pocket.

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I thought we were going to shake on a deal there!

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THEY LAUGH

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In the nick of time, Phil recalls exactly how much

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is in his wallet, and spends a more affordable

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amount on this antique poster.

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I've just bought this off a camera-shy dealer for only £30.

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I think it's a really cool thing.

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It's a poster for an auction sale in the mid-19th century

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and look what they've got to sell.

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"121 good Oxfordshire down sheep, four steers..."

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That's cattle to you and I.

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"..a valuable cart horse, which is four years old, three cart horses,

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"two nags, harness and a fat pig."

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I think this is a really, really lovely thing.

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The trick for me is to try and find out who Mr Jonas Paxton was

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and if that firm is still going, I reckon they would love to buy this.

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Now, if there isn't a profit in that...

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I'm not an auctioneer.

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Mm. The Fox putting his own reputation on the line there and as

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the day's end draws ever closer, it seems both our dealers are weighing

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up their opponent's determination to win.

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Well, if I know Philip, he is getting in amongst it

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and is buying like fury.

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So, between you and me, I'm slightly feeling the pressure.

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Better get on with it.

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Well, I know Kate. Kate's got a really good eye and...

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..she will be competitive, trust me.

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So I just need to be really on my guard.

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Leaving no stone unturned, Kate's hurried back to her stomping ground

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indoors and, sensing a profit,

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swoops on some slightly damaged gold cuff links for £50.

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-That's great. Thanks so much.

-Thank you.

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Cuff links are perennial good sellers and if they are gold,

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even better. But I have broken my golden rule here

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and bought something which is damaged.

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However, for an experienced jeweller,

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putting a little link in there

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and repairing it is a five-minute job.

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And at £50, which is roughly scrap value,

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I think there's still a profit there.

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Stubbornly sticking outside, Phil's on the prowl,

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desperate to sink his teeth into something substantial.

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It'd be really, really nice if I could just find something now

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that's just a bit punchy, a bit meaty.

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Before long, he pounces on a pair of urns.

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Where do you think these were made?

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They could be Skey's of Tamworth.

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They are not marked, but they very rarely were.

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-And how old do you think they are?

-I think they're 19th century.

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-Salt glazed?

-Yeah, they are salt glazed.

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-What did you say the best is?

-It's got to be £80.

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OK, I'm going to buy those off of you, good sir.

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OK, thank you very much.

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-Two, four, six, eight. There we go.

-Well done.

-Just like shelling peas.

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-Indeed, sir.

-You're a good man.

-Thanks very much.

-Cheers, bye-bye.

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£80 for the urns and he's pleased with his pottery,

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but nothing gets past his sharp gaze.

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If you want to see what something is, it's always best to turn it up

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and look at its bottom.

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That to me does not look like it was around

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when Queen Victoria was sat on the throne. Sorry, ma'am.

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Now, salt glazed? Well, it's a simple term, really.

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When an object is being fired in the kiln,

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you'd lob salt in and it would produce this sort of speckled finish

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around here and hopefully, hopefully, I might just have someone for them.

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And with that buy in the bag, The Fox calls it a day.

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Back inside and Miss Bliss' quest for quality has led her to

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something sparkly!

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Diamonds and ruby. They're nice, aren't they? Contemporary.

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-I'm thinking 140...

-No.

-150...

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I'll do 150. That's it, I can't do any more.

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-Done.

-Done. There you go.

-Thank you.

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£150 for the earrings

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and Kate's day of dealing has come to a glittering end.

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Now, my eye caught these.

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They've got a little bit of an Art Deco look about them

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because they are very square, ruby's in the centre

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and then a surround of diamonds in what's known as a millegrain setting

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after the French '1,000 grains'.

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They are 18-carat white gold

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and at £150, I don't think they're expensive.

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So whether I find a private buyer or a jeweller who wants to stock

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these, there's got to be a sparkling profit.

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Well, whether Kate will outshine her opponent remains to be seen.

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But for now, buying time has come to an end, so before our stalkers of

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sellables meet to pick apart each other's prey,

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let's see how they got on today.

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Kate and Phil each started the day with £750 of their own money.

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Kate Bliss has seven purchases and forked out £520.

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Phil Serrell has bought less and spent less - six items for £328.

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Now, before our dealers depart,

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there's a chance to eye up the competition.

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As ever, we differ quite considerably.

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THEY LAUGH

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So which is your best bit?

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My favourite bit is probably the earrings.

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-And they are Art Deco, aren't they?

-No, they are Art Deco-style.

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They are contemporary and they are 180-carat white gold,

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-ruby and diamond.

-And how much were they?

-They were £150, but...

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Yeah, but you know your jewellery, so they are going to do all right,

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-aren't they?

-I think that's all right. Tell me about this brick,

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because I think that is a lovely piece of history.

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It's a great bit of social history, isn't it? It's just a little

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salt-glazed foot warmer.

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Get it hot, put it in your carriage...

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and I'm hoping that I can find a carriage museum or whatever

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-that might just buy it off me, but you never know.

-Oh, lovely.

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But I love this.

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It was sold as a radiator cover.

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-Might be a window cover, I don't know.

-Yeah.

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But I think it's a Serrell...

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..coffee-table.

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Piece of plate glass on the top and I think that would look really cool.

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-My favourite piece, I love this.

-Do you?

-Absolutely love that, yeah.

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If that had got PMS there, I know who would buy that off you.

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-It's really lovely.

-It should be really for what it cost.

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-Well, how much was it?

-Quite a lot, so moving on,

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-you'd better tell me some of your contacts, then.

-No, you've done

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really, really well.

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This pair of diggling dynamos must now swap their buying hats for

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selling caps as the hunt for pure profit is their new driving force.

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Using all available methods, Phil and Kate will tirelessly search

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the country for buyers, and they'll be hoping to accumulate

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the biggest possible profits to go to their chosen charities.

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So, down in his Worcester lair,

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how is Phil feeling about his assorted acquisitions?

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If I'm ever going to be an auctioneer again, Jonas Paxton.

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What a great name and his fat pig.

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There you are. That poster, £30.

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I don't see how I can fail with that.

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These urns, the guy who sold them me,

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they were priced originally at £160.

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He thought they were old, I don't think they've got any age at all but

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at £80, you know,

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I don't think you could buy anything like that today in a modern centre

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and I think they are really stylish things to have in your garden.

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My nest of tumblers, silver-plated at £15, I can't fail with those.

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And what a great bit of social history, that foot warmer.

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Cost £5. If you want a bit of fun, what about that?

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It's a pipe mould. Well, I think it is.

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Not that sort of Sherlock Holmes pipe

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but a drainage pipe of some sort.

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But for me the star of the show is this, I absolutely love this.

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This is going to be the basis of a really funky table.

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Well, that is Serrell vision.

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The thing about Serrell vision is sometimes you have to be really,

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really careful with it because it can get a little out of focus.

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Hmm, with hopefully a clearer view of her wares,

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Kate's getting down to business in Hereford.

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Now, I have gone a little bit girlie with at least some of my purchases.

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Because we've got a few little sparkly items here.

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And my absolute favourite is this necklace.

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I paid a tenner for it and I think, in the right place,

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I could get a serious profit for this.

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It's worth an awful lot more than £10 in my eyes.

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My sign down here,

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I think is relatively straightforward

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and there are a few chartered

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quantity surveyors in my local area

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so I'm hoping that one of them needs

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a nice sign outside

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their front door.

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My wild card is my suitcase.

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It is awfully expensive,

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it's got a replaced handle and the lining, I've had

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a look at inside, and I'm pretty sure has been replaced as well.

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So I'm hoping I can find a profit with this.

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My most nostalgic, and if you like emotional piece, though,

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is the World War I silks and I love these.

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So I've got to find a collector for this who really appreciates

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the amount of work and the sentiments that they sum up.

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All-in-all I'm really excited about what I've bought,

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particularly my jewellery,

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but it's all going to depend on my suitcase and I could come unstuck.

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Kate will also need to shift the diamond and ruby earrings,

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the silver coffee spoons, and the gold cuff links.

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Both our experts are revved up and

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raring to go on their selling sprees,

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so quickly hit the phones, the web and the road in search of potential

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buyers. But remember, no deal is truly sealed until the handshake.

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So Kate's not sure it's an open and shut case,

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but it's Phil who is first to make a break for it.

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He's in Worcestershire with his 19th-century foot warmer

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and he thinks he's found it the perfect home.

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I'm at Hartlebury Castle, which use to be the

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home of the Bishop of Worcester but now it's also known

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to have a fantastic collection

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of carriages and horse-drawn vehicles.

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And which carriage would be complete without a foot warmer?

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With just £5 invested, Phil is hoping to tempt preservation

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trustee Mary into buying it as an addition to the collection.

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What have you brought?

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Well, I went to an antique fair and I bought this foot warmer.

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I thought that these would have fitted into a carriage,

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rather like one of these.

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-It looks like a brick, Philip!

-It's lovely. That's just what it is.

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-You are holding now a very hot brick.

-It's very heavy.

-It is.

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That could go in the bishop's carriage beautifully.

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-It could, couldn't it?

-Yes.

-Now, the thing is, this was very expensive.

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Was it? How much? It's only a brick, Philip!

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-What?

-It's a brick.

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See, I'm thinking that I should get somewhere between...

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£25 and £35 for it.

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Oh, Philip, it's only an old brick!

0:25:440:25:47

Looks like Foxy's met his match!

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I'm part of a preservation trust, we have to be very careful

0:25:500:25:54

-with our money.

-Make me an offer I can't refuse.

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-£10.

-I can refuse that.

-Oh. £12?

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You are supposed to be a gentle lady who's a pushover.

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She's no pushover!

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-Really?

-You're not supposed to give me a hard time.

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£12.50?

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£24?

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-£16?

-Where did that come from?!

0:26:130:26:17

-I tell you what.

-What?

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£20 and it's yours.

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SHE SIGHS

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Look at this.

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-As it's you, Philip. As it's you.

-You're an angel.

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So they shake on £20 and Phil toasts his toes on a lovely

0:26:270:26:32

warm £15 profit.

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Well, Mary might have warm feet

0:26:350:26:37

but I came close to getting my fingers burnt there.

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But I tell you what, that is still just a tidy profit.

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Now, Phil might have been first to strike

0:26:420:26:44

but Kate's hot on his heels in Hereford

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with grand plans for the costume necklace that cost her £10.

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I bought my costume necklace and coffee spoons together

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but I'm splitting them up

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and I am taking my necklace up a gear to a place where I think it

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really belongs, to a luxurious designer boutique.

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Now, while the owner of this boutique already likes the look

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of Kate's necklace, they want her to meet Candice,

0:27:110:27:14

the shop's jewellery buyer, to look it over.

0:27:140:27:16

Oh, it's lovely!

0:27:180:27:20

-So, I thought it was stunning when I saw it.

-Yeah.

0:27:200:27:23

It's obviously costume, set with cut paste or crystals on a white

0:27:230:27:28

-metal mount.

-OK. It's a beautiful piece.

0:27:280:27:31

I mean, you could definitely see it in our shop.

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The shame part of it, it has no maker's mark

0:27:330:27:36

and we do like to sell it with a maker's mark.

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And as I can see, there's a few crystals missing

0:27:390:27:42

-out of the paste there...

-Yes.

-..which obviously will devalue it.

0:27:420:27:46

Kate's got her work cut out here.

0:27:460:27:48

When I showed it to the shop owner,

0:27:480:27:51

she said roughly around the £100-£150 mark.

0:27:510:27:56

Yes, I would be more willing to pay £80 to £120.

0:27:560:27:59

If we were to restore it,

0:27:590:28:00

it obviously would take a bit more money from us

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and if we were going to sell it on, it would be devalued by that.

0:28:030:28:07

Well, I mean, I want to help you,

0:28:070:28:09

-I want to take my little bit of profit.

-Yes.

0:28:090:28:12

What if I said - bang in the middle, straight £100?

0:28:120:28:15

-That's absolutely fine.

-Thank you very much indeed.

0:28:150:28:17

Thank you very much.

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That's her first profit in the bag and it's a shimmering £90.

0:28:190:28:24

Well, my necklace is in great company in there

0:28:240:28:27

and a sparkly profit!

0:28:270:28:28

And Kate stirs another £5 into to her profit cup

0:28:300:28:33

when she sells the coffee spoons to Richard,

0:28:330:28:35

a Gloucestershire-based antiques dealer.

0:28:350:28:38

Phil's travelled down to Rutland with his 19th-century ironware.

0:28:390:28:43

He's given up on turning it into a table himself

0:28:430:28:45

and decided to try and sell it to Tom, who is a furniture restorer.

0:28:450:28:49

-What have we got here?

-Well...

-That's a bit different, isn't it?

0:28:490:28:52

I bought this at an antique fair

0:28:520:28:56

and the guy I bought it off was a Frenchman who swore blind

0:28:560:28:59

that it was a radiator cover.

0:28:590:29:00

-How does that...

-And I've given it a great deal of thought.

0:29:000:29:03

A radiator cover to start with would only have three sides.

0:29:030:29:05

-That's it, yeah.

-It wouldn't have four sides.

-No.

0:29:050:29:07

And I wonder whether it's a window grill and these...

0:29:070:29:11

But that'd be the same again. You wouldn't have four sides, would you?

0:29:110:29:14

-Or would you?

-I don't know.

0:29:140:29:16

-But the Serrell vision.

-That's it, exactly.

0:29:160:29:19

-Table.

-Table on there, nice slab of glass.

0:29:190:29:22

Now, the reason why I haven't done this is twofold.

0:29:220:29:24

I've got the vision, it's the ability to get it get there.

0:29:240:29:27

-We've got a few guys that could do that.

-I love this sort of...

0:29:270:29:31

The scroll on it and the finish.

0:29:310:29:33

But I love the fact that it's au naturel.

0:29:330:29:35

You've got bits of paint on it.

0:29:350:29:36

You won't get this sand blasted, will you?

0:29:360:29:38

No, well, you could but it'd be a shame.

0:29:380:29:40

And you're not going to get it painted?

0:29:400:29:41

No, that's just exactly what you want, isn't it? As is.

0:29:410:29:44

Just the way it is. But what it wants is some glass on there.

0:29:440:29:47

I think probably clear glass.

0:29:470:29:49

I can see that would work well. Good spot there.

0:29:490:29:51

I mean, it's cost me £170 and I had some interest in it.

0:29:510:29:55

Have you got 350 quid?

0:29:550:29:57

I have got 350 quid but I'm going to make you an offer.

0:29:570:30:01

I'll bid you, but a good bid,

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I'll give you £300 for it done, there, now.

0:30:030:30:06

That's it finished.

0:30:060:30:07

That's it finished and I'll sort out the rest. I'll get the glass,

0:30:070:30:10

I'll get the rubber widgets, get the lot sorted.

0:30:100:30:12

That's £130 profit on the radiator cover or window grille or

0:30:120:30:17

table, whatever it is.

0:30:170:30:18

That was a very impressive bit of money making!

0:30:180:30:22

Our antiques athletes are neck and neck with two sales apiece.

0:30:220:30:25

Can Kate make it three with the ruby and diamond earrings?

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I had a really good feeling when I purchased these

0:30:290:30:33

and I've brought them here to Cheltenham to a jeweller's.

0:30:330:30:35

They haven't seen them yet so it could go either way.

0:30:350:30:39

Wish me luck.

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# A kiss on the hand may be quite continental

0:30:420:30:46

# But diamonds are a girl's best friend. #

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Kate's earrings cost her £150

0:30:490:30:51

but will jeweller Casey want them for a rock-bottom price?

0:30:510:30:55

These are the earrings that I told you about on the telephone.

0:30:550:30:58

I know you haven't seen them so there we go.

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Oh, they're lovely, aren't they?

0:31:000:31:02

So they are 18-carat white gold and with a ruby

0:31:020:31:07

and diamonds around the outside. Little brilliant-cut diamonds.

0:31:070:31:09

Now, you mentioned yesterday you think that they're probably modern.

0:31:090:31:12

Being in a square mount, it sort of suggests the Art Deco style.

0:31:120:31:16

-It does, it does.

-But looking at them, I think they're pretty modern.

0:31:160:31:19

Nice little brilliant-cut diamonds.

0:31:190:31:21

Nice little princess-cut ruby in the centre.

0:31:210:31:23

-So princess-cut because it square?

-Yes.

0:31:230:31:25

-And then has facets on the top as opposed to a square cut.

-Yeah.

0:31:250:31:29

If it was Art Deco,

0:31:290:31:30

it probably would have been a square cut or a step cut.

0:31:300:31:33

It would have been, yeah. Flatter.

0:31:330:31:35

So that's a good indication of date, actually, isn't it?

0:31:350:31:37

-How the stones are cut.

-Yeah.

0:31:370:31:39

Well, what we normally do is we normally give them

0:31:390:31:41

a bit of a clean, if you don't mind,

0:31:410:31:42

and just have a better look downstairs where the light is a bit

0:31:420:31:45

brighter. So I'll just be a couple of minutes, if that's OK.

0:31:450:31:47

-OK, no problem.

-Thank you.

0:31:470:31:49

-OK.

-What do you think?

-I think they are very saleable.

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I think they are nice quality, good-colour rubies

0:32:050:32:08

-so I will be prepared to make you an offer.

-Lovely.

0:32:080:32:11

And the offer is £150.

0:32:110:32:13

I could really do with about £190.

0:32:130:32:15

I'll give you £175 for them.

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If you can do £180, I can do a deal.

0:32:180:32:21

-£180. That's fine.

-Wonderful.

0:32:210:32:23

-Thank you very much indeed.

-Thank you very much indeed.

0:32:230:32:25

And that's £30 added to Kate's sparkling profit pot.

0:32:250:32:28

Well, Katie obviously really knows her stuff. Not a vast profit,

0:32:310:32:35

but a profit nevertheless.

0:32:350:32:37

Yes, that's the spirit, Miss Bliss!

0:32:370:32:40

Now, back in Worcester, Phil's hoping

0:32:400:32:42

to shift his mysterious wooden mould.

0:32:420:32:44

I'm here to see Mark, who I play racquetball against.

0:32:440:32:47

Now, he's a builder and, hopefully, not only will he buy this off me,

0:32:470:32:50

but also he'll tell me just what it is!

0:32:500:32:53

Will Phil be able to build on his £28 investment?

0:32:550:32:58

He's donning a hard hat so he must mean business!

0:32:580:33:02

-Remember I told you about it?

-Yeah.

0:33:020:33:04

The guy I bought it off,

0:33:040:33:05

-I paid 28 quid for it, he said it was a drain mould.

-Right.

0:33:050:33:08

And having got it back, you wouldn't paint and make all this quite

0:33:080:33:12

as decorative as it is if it was a mould, would you?

0:33:120:33:15

-It looks more like a model, really.

-So it's a working model for a drain?

0:33:150:33:18

-Yeah.

-I quite like it, though.

0:33:180:33:19

Is it the sort of thing you might be interested in buying?

0:33:190:33:21

-Yeah, I think I would.

-Really?

-Yeah.

0:33:210:33:23

I'm remodelling my office at the moment

0:33:230:33:26

so I could actually adapt it to make a bit of a lamp to go on my desk.

0:33:260:33:31

-That would be quite cool, wouldn't it?

-I think so.

-Right.

0:33:310:33:34

-Make me an offer I can't refuse.

-Oh.

0:33:340:33:37

£30.

0:33:370:33:39

Well, I was hoping I might have got 50 quid for it.

0:33:390:33:42

-That's what you call a sharp intake of breath, isn't it?

-Mmm.

0:33:420:33:45

Split the difference, £40.

0:33:450:33:47

£40, that's very kind.

0:33:470:33:48

And you've got to get back to this before it all goes off.

0:33:480:33:51

Thank you very much.

0:33:510:33:53

Now, that's £12 added to his balance sheet.

0:33:530:33:56

Which brings us to the halfway mark.

0:33:560:33:58

Now, with our enterprising experts doing deals left, right and centre,

0:33:580:34:02

let's see who's rolling in it and who's counting the pennies.

0:34:020:34:06

So far, Kate has sold three

0:34:060:34:08

of her seven items, racking up

0:34:080:34:10

a profit of £125.

0:34:100:34:13

Phil has also done three deals

0:34:130:34:15

with a profit of £157

0:34:150:34:17

in his pocket.

0:34:170:34:18

Kate is trailing slightly,

0:34:200:34:21

but she's hoping to play her cards right in the Cotswolds.

0:34:210:34:25

I'm here in Winchcombe with my First World War silks or postcards

0:34:250:34:29

and I've come to see Richard.

0:34:290:34:31

He's got all sorts of things in his shop

0:34:310:34:33

and I'm hoping this will be just up his street.

0:34:330:34:36

With £40 invested in the silk postcards,

0:34:380:34:40

will this sale be something to write home about?

0:34:400:34:43

-What's that you got in your hand?

-Well, this is something

0:34:430:34:46

I thought might be up your street.

0:34:460:34:47

-I know you've got a huge variety in here, haven't you?

-Yeah, yeah.

0:34:470:34:51

-First World War postcards, or silks, as they're called.

-Right, yes.

0:34:510:34:54

They're quite interesting cos, of course,

0:34:540:34:56

they were hand-embroidered by women on the Western Front.

0:34:560:34:59

-That's right.

-In Flanders.

-Yeah.

-In France and Belgium.

0:34:590:35:02

And it's, actually, was a really important source of income for them.

0:35:020:35:05

-OK.

-Because the soldiers would buy them to send home to loved ones.

0:35:050:35:09

This one, I think, is really sweet.

0:35:090:35:11

"A kiss from France."

0:35:110:35:13

One thing I haven't done is take the back off

0:35:130:35:15

to have a look to see if there were any personalised messages.

0:35:150:35:19

-That would be interesting, yeah.

-Yeah.

-Go on.

0:35:190:35:21

Oh, look. We've got all sorts of addresses on here.

0:35:230:35:26

-SHE GASPS

-"From George. Best love."

0:35:260:35:29

"Dear friends, just a small card

0:35:290:35:31

"but remembrance from your loving friend."

0:35:310:35:34

"From Arthur. Kiss, kiss, kiss."

0:35:340:35:37

I think it's nice that they have got some inscription,

0:35:370:35:40

cos it shows they were used.

0:35:400:35:41

-They were actually bought in Flanders and sent back.

-Yeah.

0:35:410:35:45

In this case, to County Durham.

0:35:450:35:47

-It's a shame we're not in County Durham, really.

-Well, there is that.

0:35:470:35:50

-Yeah. So what are you talking?

-So, what am I talking?

0:35:500:35:53

Well, I was hoping...

0:35:530:35:55

for around, sort of, £60-£90.

0:35:550:35:58

-I was thinking more about the £50 mark, to be honest.

-Ooo.

0:35:580:36:02

I could do with a wee bit more than 50, I have to say.

0:36:020:36:05

I mean, could you meet me somewhere around 70?

0:36:050:36:09

-HE LAUGHS

-Ummm...

0:36:090:36:12

I'll do 60.

0:36:120:36:14

Could I say 65? And you've got a deal?

0:36:140:36:16

-Go on, why not? All right, 65.

-65?

0:36:160:36:18

-Yeah, we'll do it.

-All right.

0:36:180:36:20

-That's really kind, thank you very much indeed.

-Pleasure.

0:36:200:36:22

That's a profit of £25 and Kate is delighted.

0:36:220:36:26

Well, a little bit of profit.

0:36:280:36:29

But what an exciting discovery to find those inscriptions.

0:36:290:36:34

And, proving she's got a few more selling tricks up her sleeve,

0:36:340:36:37

or, rather, up the end of her sleeve,

0:36:370:36:39

she makes £30 on her restored gold cuff links,

0:36:390:36:42

when she sells them to Hereford jeweller Robert.

0:36:420:36:45

With Kate on five sales to Phil's three,

0:36:460:36:49

it's time for Foxy to get his hands dirty.

0:36:490:36:53

I'm at a local garden centre that's run by a family

0:36:530:36:55

I've known for 35 years.

0:36:550:36:56

Now, most people come here looking to buy garden urns.

0:36:560:36:59

I'm going to try and sell them a couple.

0:36:590:37:01

-Hi, Will, how are you?

-Very good, thank you.

0:37:060:37:09

I'm glad you've seen these.

0:37:090:37:10

-Yeah, lovely.

-It's quite funny.

0:37:100:37:12

I was walking round an antique fair and I saw that.

0:37:120:37:15

-That's the price the guy was asking for them.

-OK.

0:37:150:37:18

Just want you to bear that in mind, all right?

0:37:180:37:20

You don't, actually, seem to be too short of pots round here

0:37:200:37:23

-at the minute.

-We've got a few.

-All I can see is pots.

0:37:230:37:25

But none like this.

0:37:250:37:27

I mean, he was asking 160 quid for it.

0:37:270:37:29

-I don't think they're going to fetch £160.

-No?

0:37:290:37:32

So, what are you going to bid me, then?

0:37:320:37:34

£50.

0:37:340:37:35

If I bought these for 80 quid and I sell them you for £50...

0:37:370:37:41

That's me £30 in a bad place, isn't it?

0:37:410:37:43

So, I've got to make a profit.

0:37:430:37:45

Hm, Foxy certainly seems to have grasped the idea of the competition.

0:37:450:37:48

He just needs Will to do the same.

0:37:480:37:51

-75?

-You still haven't got this, have you?

0:37:510:37:54

Well, I think my best offer would be £100.

0:37:550:37:59

-Go on, then.

-And then, we'll plant those up and use them for display.

0:37:590:38:02

So Phil doesn't get the price he wanted

0:38:020:38:04

but still walks away with £20 profit.

0:38:040:38:07

And green fingers.

0:38:070:38:10

-You can get your hands dirty.

-What, these hands?

-Yeah.

0:38:100:38:13

MUSIC: Little Shop Of Horrors Theme

0:38:130:38:15

-Look at this. Now, you have to tap its bottom, don't you?

-Yeah.

0:38:150:38:19

Oh. Look at that.

0:38:200:38:23

Ta-dah!

0:38:230:38:24

Ta-dah, indeed.

0:38:240:38:26

And not one to let the grass grow under his feet,

0:38:260:38:28

Phil adds another £20 to his coffer

0:38:280:38:30

when he sells his Edwardian tumblers to Worcester-based

0:38:300:38:33

country pursuits shop owner Tim.

0:38:330:38:36

Now, our selling supremos are neck and neck.

0:38:360:38:38

But, with two items left to sell and determined to pull out in front,

0:38:380:38:41

Kate packs her trunk and says goodbye to Hereford.

0:38:410:38:44

I've brought my suitcase to Stow-on-the-Wold,

0:38:450:38:48

in the middle of the Cotswolds,

0:38:480:38:49

to an antique specialist who I know, is always on the lookout...

0:38:490:38:53

for luggage.

0:38:530:38:55

With a whopping £230 invested in the suitcase,

0:38:560:38:59

Kate's sales pitch to Vienetta will have to pack a punch.

0:38:590:39:03

So...there you have it.

0:39:030:39:06

-It's crocodile skin.

-Yes.

0:39:060:39:08

And, as I'm sure you know,

0:39:080:39:10

some of these perish on the seams quite easily.

0:39:100:39:12

-Yes.

-But this one, actually, is not in bad order.

0:39:120:39:15

-I would say it dates from about 1910.

-Yes.

0:39:150:39:18

-Certainly Edwardian, I would say.

-Yes.

0:39:180:39:20

But then, open it up and you've got, actually, quite a nice surprise

0:39:200:39:23

because just on the top here,

0:39:230:39:25

-you've got Edward & Sons, Regent Street.

-Yes.

0:39:250:39:29

And then, of course, by royal appointment.

0:39:290:39:31

-I do like to have a name. I think that's most important.

-Hm.

0:39:310:39:33

-And also, with the initials on the top, it's had a life.

-Yes.

0:39:330:39:38

-It would need some attention to the skin.

-Yes.

0:39:380:39:42

Now, of course, for some people, this is quite a controversial item

0:39:420:39:46

because it is using the skin from a dead animal.

0:39:460:39:49

But it is well over 100 years old.

0:39:490:39:52

So is it the sort of thing you think would go well here?

0:39:520:39:55

It is the sort of thing I could sell. Oh, yes, I've sold crocodile.

0:39:550:39:58

I have some crocodile here at the moment.

0:39:580:39:59

Whereabouts do you see it, price-wise?

0:39:590:40:03

I would probably...be looking to pay,

0:40:030:40:06

I would think, probably, about £280?

0:40:060:40:08

Could you do just a tiny bit more and say, £290?

0:40:080:40:11

-Yes. Very happy indeed.

-All right, that's great for me.

0:40:110:40:14

And that deal has put £60 profit in Kate's bag.

0:40:140:40:18

She then ends her super selling spree with a shiny £45 profit,

0:40:180:40:22

when she sells her brass plaque

0:40:220:40:23

to a quantity surveyor in her hometown of Hereford.

0:40:230:40:26

With Kate all sold up, the pressure is on for Phil

0:40:260:40:29

to sell his final item.

0:40:290:40:30

The 19th-century auction poster he bought for £30.

0:40:300:40:34

With a potential buyer pulling out at the last minute,

0:40:340:40:36

Phil is using every ounce of his experience to drum up a sale.

0:40:360:40:40

But the clock is ticking.

0:40:400:40:42

I've got an auction poster for a 19th-century farm sale.

0:40:420:40:44

And I've got to sell it and I reckon you could just be the man.

0:40:440:40:47

Using all his foxy wiles, Phil targets a local gallery and,

0:40:470:40:51

with the finishing line looming...

0:40:510:40:53

ALARM RINGS

0:40:530:40:54

Sells the poster for a not-to-be-sniffed-at £10 profit.

0:40:540:40:58

That's me, just like my auction poster.

0:41:000:41:02

Going, going...gone.

0:41:020:41:04

So, our experts have shut up shop.

0:41:040:41:06

Who will be doing their happy dance?

0:41:060:41:08

And who will be warbling their sad song?

0:41:080:41:11

All will soon be revealed.

0:41:110:41:12

First, a quick reminder of how much they spent at the antiques fair.

0:41:120:41:16

Having each started the day with £750 to spend,

0:41:160:41:20

Kate did seven deals. spending a total of £520.

0:41:200:41:24

Phil did six deals and spent £328.

0:41:260:41:30

But who made the most profit?

0:41:300:41:32

All of the money that Phil and Kate have made from today's challenge

0:41:320:41:35

will go to charities of their choice.

0:41:350:41:37

So let's find out who is today's

0:41:370:41:40

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is champion.

0:41:400:41:43

-Well, hello.

-Whoa. I found that really tough.

0:41:430:41:46

-Do you know? You're not the only one.

-Oh.

0:41:460:41:48

-It was a tough one, wasn't it?

-What was your best thing?

0:41:480:41:50

I tell you what one of the nicest things was.

0:41:500:41:52

-And that was with my First World War silks.

-Oh, yeah.

0:41:520:41:54

-My little postcards.

-Yeah.

0:41:540:41:56

Well, for the potential purchaser, I took the back off.

0:41:560:41:58

And there were some lovely handwritten messages

0:41:580:42:00

-on the back of them. So, that was a great discovery.

-A story.

0:42:000:42:03

-Yeah, lovely.

-A story.

0:42:030:42:04

Well, my story, or what I wanted...

0:42:040:42:06

Do you remember that sort of radiator cage?

0:42:060:42:08

I had all these designs of turning it into this, that and the other,

0:42:080:42:11

and putting an engine in it, four wheels,

0:42:110:42:13

make it into a car and all the other usual rubbish.

0:42:130:42:16

And I decided at the end of the day,

0:42:160:42:17

-I was going to let someone do it who knew what they were doing.

-Right.

0:42:170:42:21

-But that was my best thing, really.

-Was it?

-Are we going to...?

0:42:210:42:23

-Yeah, let's have a look. Come on. Ready.

-Steady. Go.

0:42:230:42:27

-BOTH EXCLAIM

-It's close.

-Again.

0:42:270:42:29

-Again.

-It's pretty close.

0:42:290:42:31

-PHIL SIGHS

-Not bad.

0:42:310:42:34

-Well, do you know what did it for me?

-No.

0:42:340:42:35

I think I bought a few girlie bits, a few bits of jewellery.

0:42:350:42:38

You know, you've got to invest in a few girlie things.

0:42:380:42:40

I think I need to explore my feminine side.

0:42:400:42:43

So, Kate is today's winner, having successfully

0:42:430:42:46

stalked the sellables, sitting secretly amongst the stalls.

0:42:460:42:49

And sold them sensationally.

0:42:490:42:50

Huh!

0:42:500:42:52

Well, that's an unexpected pleasure.

0:42:520:42:54

And I'm sure it was my sparkly things that did the trick.

0:42:540:42:57

This was a really close call.

0:42:570:42:59

And if I could have made the same margins on the other things,

0:42:590:43:02

as I did my radiator cover, well, who knows,

0:43:020:43:04

it might have been a different story.

0:43:040:43:07

Phil will be doing all he can to redeem himself tomorrow.

0:43:070:43:09

In the ultimate antiques challenge.

0:43:090:43:11

The Put Your Money Showdown.

0:43:110:43:14

It's a trip to a West Sussex antiques fair for Phil Serrell and Kate Bliss as they do battle to make the most profit out of up to £750 of collectables. Kate meets her match on the haggling front and Phil is put to the test selling an 'old brick'.