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Will Axon v Paul Hayes - Auction

Paul Hayes faces Will Axon at an auction in Essex. Paul goes undercover to meet James Bond fan Charlie Higson, and Will turns superhero in a quest to sell Spider-Man memorabilia.


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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

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will face a different daily challenge...

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Catch me if you can!

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The Axeman cometh.

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..putting their reputations on the line...

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Argh! Ready for battle!

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..and giving you their top tips and savvy secrets

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

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Get in!

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Today, it's that mild-mannered man from Morecambe Paul Hayes

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versus the wonderful wizard of Newmarket Will Axon.

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Coming up, Paul's bidding gets out of control...

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-At £270 now.

-One more.

-£290.

-One more.

-At £290.

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..Will reveals his secret identity...

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Witness The Axeman!

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..and Paul confronts a comedy legend.

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Ah! I've been expecting you, Mr Hayes.

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This is Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.

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Welcome, thrill-seekers and antiques-lovers.

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It's time to batten down the hatches and bolt the doors

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as two raving axles of antiques rev up their engines

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in an ultimate contest to buy, sell and make money.

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First up, the low rumbling of doom heralds the arrival

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of a ballistic buyer and sartorial seller.

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Fantastic. Jolly good show.

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Up against Paul, a full-throttle, breakneck dealer from Newmarket

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who can turn a profit on a sixpence.

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Rock'n'roll.

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Today, these storming giants will be battling it out

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to see who ends up with the greatest profit.

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They've arrived at Stacey's Auctioneers in Essex

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to see who can ride off with the best buys

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and who's likely to crash and burn.

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They've each got £1,000 of their own money to spend,

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and all the profits will go to their chosen charities.

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So, Paul Hayes and Will Axon,

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

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-Ah, Mr Morecambe.

-Good morning, Will.

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-How are you?

-I'm very well. Yourself?

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Really looking forward to it. It's an auction today.

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-Can you feel the tension?

-A bit.

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I always find them a bit tricky, the auctions.

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You don't buy the lots you come to buy.

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You buy the lots around it, so let's hope we see something special.

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-Are you ready for this?

-Course I am.

-Come on then, mate.

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Yes, on the surface of it,

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these two are all smiles and backslapping.

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But scratch that gleaming veneer

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and you'll find nothing but raw competitive spirit.

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And today, they've got their fair share of competition

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not just from each other, but from a room full of hopefuls,

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phone bidders and online bidders.

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So, what's Will's plan of attack today?

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I'm going to take my inspiration from this drum kit

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and go rock'n'roll.

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I'm going to splash out on the things I like.

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I may have to suffer the consequences later,

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but at the auction, as well as running out of time,

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we run out of lots

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and I don't want to be left with the dregs at the end.

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Paul is also showing that it's not his first time

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on this side of the gavel as he reveals his road map to profit.

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It really does pay to do your homework

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before you come to the auction.

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I've made a list of about six items that I actually want to buy,

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but of course, I'm not guaranteed to get that.

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Lots of other people are doing the same thing.

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So, what I always do is have a good look round,

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see what else jumps out

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and that's probably more than likely what I'm going to go home with.

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Our lads are soon perusing the possibilities

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and Paul has found a job lot of old posters

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estimated at £80 to £120,

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including one with particular appeal.

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These guys are mainly from Liverpool.

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We've got Cilla Black, we've got PJ Proby.

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I've even got a friend of mine here.

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He used to be the drummer in The Remo Four.

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These were all guys that were around The Cavern

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around that early, exciting, 1960s Merseybeat.

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Just great things to have.

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I love the artwork. I love the '50s, '60s nostalgia.

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This has got my name all over it.

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"Appearing here soon," with a bit of luck.

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Yes, Paul is on familiar turf with his '60s memorabilia,

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but Will is scaling new heights to find the things he likes.

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Ooh, now, I've just climbed onto a chair

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to have a closer look at this clock which caught my eye.

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Looking at the case - all in good order.

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Rosewood, mother-of-pearl inlaid

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and also it's signed Newmarket, which, for a local lad, is nice.

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One or two losses to be expected but generally not in bad condition.

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Needs a bit of TLC, but I like a project.

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The clock is estimated at £200-£250.

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Across the way, Paul has some World War II nostalgia

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in his sights.

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OK, now, I think I've found a little real gem here,

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a real piece of aviation history.

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This is a beautiful print of a painting done by Robert Taylor,

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but it features two of the most prominent fighter pilots

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of that period.

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This one here, the British guy is Douglas Bader,

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the most famous pilot.

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He lost both his legs during the Second World War

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and he made friends with Adolf Galland,

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who was the German pilot. The estimate's quite heavy.

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It's £200-£300, which is a lot of money,

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but for the calibre of names that are on this, it's priceless.

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But it's going to be a bit of a dogfight for this one, I think.

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Paul is anticipating a battle ahead, but Will has found a new friend.

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I love this robot figure, don't you? He's a Japanese tin plate robot.

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I don't think he's brand-new.

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Even so, he's got the look, hasn't he?

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You turn the key, you flick the switch and off he goes.

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-ROBOTIC VOICE:

-Paul Hayes, exterminate!

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Paul Hayes, exterminate!

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Yes, I think you and me are going to get on.

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Both our experts have finely-tuned ears

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when it comes to finding bargains and making money.

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And now that Will and Paul have perused their pieces

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and the room has filled up,

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the auctioneer takes to the rostrum and the auction is go.

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And first to come up is the mother-of-pearl clock

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that Will spotted earlier.

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It's estimated between £200 and £250,

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and Will's hoping for the lowest possible price

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as he needs to clock up a profit when it comes to selling.

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£170. £180 is in the room.

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But it looks like Will has stiff competition from a phone bidder.

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£250. £260. £270. £280.

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He's slowing up a bit on the phone now.

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-No, we're out.

-At £280 now, the bid is in the room.

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Are we all done now? I shall sell. The hammer is up at £280, then.

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Will wins his first lot

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and pays £336 for the clock with auction costs -

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way over the estimate.

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Could have got it a bit cheaper

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if it hadn't been for that pesky phone bidder.

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Well, at least I wasn't the only one who thought it was a nice piece.

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The phone bidder may have pushed up the price,

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but at least Will has his first purchase.

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Paul is still yet to get going.

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The clock is ticking, but before Paul has a chance to bid,

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Will is bidding on a Bulova Accutron desk clock.

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He wins the lot for £114 after costs.

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So, why did he buy it?

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It's super quality, Bulova, Accutron movement,

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which was a sort of horological revolution, really.

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So, I'm hoping I'm going to find someone

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who's got an eye for style and quality.

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A bit like yours truly.

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With Will's buying well underway,

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it's no wonder Paul is feeling flustered.

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-£220.

-Gosh, he's bought two things. I haven't bought anything yet.

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Paul may well panic, as Will wins another lot.

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And would you believe it? It's another clock.

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This one is a Jaeger desk clock for £144.

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When it comes to clocks, the name you want to see is Jaeger-LeCoultre.

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Super quality, top-end maker and just look at that style.

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I love this brushed chrome and this lapiz-type dial.

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I mean, I haven't seen another one. Have you?

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With his three timely purchases to Paul's none,

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you might think that Will could relax,

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but it seems that Captain Paranoia has set in.

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Where's Paul? Has he bought anything yet?

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MUSIC: Back Stabbers by The O'Jays

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I think he's trying to lull me into a false sense of security.

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All right, mate? Amazing.

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Whether Paul is really plotting or not,

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Will is the next to strike again when he finds another item.

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This time, it's not a clock but a child's leather chair.

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I'm tempted, you know.

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I do like it and, at £30 to £50, it could be a cheeky little steal.

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At £25. It's bid at £25 now. £28... Thank you. ..I've got in the room.

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Internet bid is £30 against you, sir.

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-£32 back in the room.

-Internet.

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It's just the sort of thing that's going to appeal

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to a buyer online, isn't it? Young, funky thing.

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-Go on, then. Bang your hammer down.

-Last opportunity.

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Hammer's up and selling at £38.

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-9312.

-Right.

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After auctions costs, Will pays £45.60 for the 1970s leather chair

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so does he still think it's groovy when he sees it up close?

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Now, we all know that the retro look is very on trend,

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so my attention was caught by this child's chair.

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It's a leather upholstered tub chair with this almost tulip base.

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What better thing to give your child

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to pass on that love of all things vintage?

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So, Will has four lots to Paul's none,

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but the ever unflappable Mr Morecambe

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is now ready to get off the starter's blocks

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and go after a collection of pictures,

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including some Laurel & Hardy prints.

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At £50, there's a commission bid. £55. £60. £65. £70. £75, I'm out.

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At £75 at the back of the room now. Are we all done?

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Hammer's up, then, at £75. That's yours.

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Paul wins the bid and pays £90 after costs

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for the collection of framed pictures.

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So, is he happy with his lot?

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We got two of the world's most famous comedians here - Laurel & Hardy.

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How fantastic were these guys?

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Interestingly, Stan Laurel was born not a million miles away from me

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in a place called Ulverston.

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They have a big museum and there are lots of collectors up there.

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But we've got two or three really good quality Laurel & Hardy items.

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I've also got some advertising signs and some early comics, all right?

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So, this is a good little lot

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and it'll probably be another fine mess I've got myself into.

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Ooh!

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Paul has picked up his first purchase,

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but now it's that signed Robert Taylor print

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that he saw earlier on.

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He really wants this.

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It's estimated at between £200 and £300,

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but as he starts going after it,

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he realises there's more interest in the room than he was hoping for.

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I am going to try and stick my neck out on this next one.

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-Bid on this. £190. Thank you, sir. £200.

-It goes up and up...

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-£220.

-He's having a go on this.

-£230.

-..and up.

-£240. £250.

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-At £250 now. It's a front-row bid at £250.

-One more.

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-£260 against you, sir. £270.

-No.

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-The battle's off.

-That was actually a dogfight. Go on. One more.

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-£280. £290.

-One more.

-At £290.

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-It looks like he might win...

-£310.

-No.

-No.

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..but in the end, Paul crashes and burns.

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Did you notice he said, "One more," about five times?

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HE LAUGHS

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Yes, Paul is devastated to have been outbid.

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He's really struggling today, but Will is swinging from bid to bid.

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And next up, it's a reprint from a Spider-Man comic

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with an upper estimate of £50.

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Any advances? At £25. £28... Thank you. ..is on my left now.

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At £28 now, are we all done?

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Going to sell, then, at £28. All done.

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9312.

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Will swings in and snatches the bid under estimate,

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paying £33.60 in total.

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So, is he happy with his catch?

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Now, this caught my eye as I was wandering round the saleroom.

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Big, brash and bright,

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it's a reprint of the front cover of the Marvel comic

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which first introduced Spider-Man.

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Now, Spider-Man, created by Stan Lee and Ditko,

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came into his being here on the August edition

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of Amazing Fantasy, and here he is in all his glory.

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He's talking about teenage angst

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and how he's going to turn that energy into being a crime fighter.

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I know a Spidey fan,

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so I think I might have to swing into action on this one.

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And Will's superhero purchase brings us to the halfway mark

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of this buying action, so let's see who's on course

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to save the day and who's got caught in a web.

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Paul and Will each started the day with £1,000 of their own money.

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Paul Hayes has been slow off the starter's marks

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and bought only one item, spending £90,

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leaving him with a whopping £910 to play with.

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Will Axon has bought an amazing five items, but spent £673.20,

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which leaves him with £326.80 still to spend.

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Both our boys are being forced

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to fight off a fair bit of competition today

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but Paul is hoping to catch up now as he sets his sights on a new lot.

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This is a job lot of 20 first edition books

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from the author Stephen King

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and the estimate is £40 to £60, which is two pounds a book.

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If they go for that sort of price, they're a bargain.

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I've got to buy them. They're calling to me.

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-I've got to buy them.

-These trade in at £30.

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£30, I'm bid. Thank you, sir. £32 anywhere?

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£32 on the internet against you, sir.

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He might want them, but with bidders in the room

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and on the internet, it's a buyers' brawl.

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£60. £60. Gentleman standing at £60. Any advances?

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Are we all done? Are we all finished?

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-At £60, hammer's going down.

-GAVEL BANGS

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Paul wins the Stephen King books for £72,

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just a little over what he was hoping.

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He must be happy.

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These were a bit of a panic buy.

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They're 20 first editions of Stephen King,

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the great horror writer and I can't believe they're so cheap.

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What I really like about them is they're in excellent condition.

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They've got their dust jackets with them,

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they're a very well-known author

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and I think these are going to be a real winner.

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Not a horror story, this one. Believe me.

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WOLF HOWLS

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And while he's on the book trail,

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Paul spies another lot with potential -

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a hardback copy of Ian Fleming's The Spy Who Loved Me.

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Must start the bidding at £80. £85 anywhere?

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Hear me at £80. The maiden bid. £85. Thank you.

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£90 is against you, sir. £95. £100. £110, I am out.

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-£110.

-£110 in the room. £120 anywhere?

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Are we all done at £110?

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£120 against you. New bidder. £130. £140.

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-£150. £160.

-No.

-Ah, pulled out.

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-£160. Are we all done? Are we all finished?

-One more.

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-Ooh, no, he's back in again.

-£170 against you. He's out.

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-Oh, I've got it.

-At £170 knockout bid.

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Are we all done at £170?

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-Hammer's going down.

-GAVEL BANGS

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And he's won it.

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He pays £204 for the book so he's in 00-heaven.

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There we are, Miss Moneypenny.

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I'm delighted that I managed to get this first edition of James Bond -

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Ian Fleming's The Spy Who Loved Me. My favourite film, actually.

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But, of course, this is the original book from 1962.

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But what I love about it is the fact it's in great condition.

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I think it's a great selling item. So, move over, Roger Moore.

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There's a new James Bond on the scene - 006.5.

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I've got a licence to deal.

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Agent Hayes is pleased with his book

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but a signed White Hart Lane sign has caught Will's eye.

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It's just the kind of sporting memorabilia

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that will appeal to the right Spurs fan

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and Will's hoping it will be an easy goal

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-when it comes to buying it.

-WHISLTE BLOWS

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And the ref's whistle signifies the start of the match.

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£20. Any advances, please, at £20?

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Axeman FC scores an early goal.

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-£24 online. £25, I've got.

-Oh, online bidders.

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Ooh! But his opponent equalises.

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£32 against you, sir. £35.

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And as we enter extra time, he nudges another one

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into the back of the net

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and wins the lot.

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-Hammer's going down.

-GAVEL BANGS

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Let's see that action again.

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Beautiful.

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Shame it wasn't Morecambe FC. Come on, you reds!

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Will gets the Spurs sign for £42

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and he's got his tactics all worked out.

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I know a particular football fan

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that would go mad for something like this.

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2013/14 season but even so,

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I think that would grace his bedroom beautifully.

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So, Will had a game plan all along.

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It does help to have a buyer in mind.

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Now, Paul is hoping to score a winning goal

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when he takes the 1960s posters he saw earlier

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for a fab-tastic £156.

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Will is way ahead in the buying stakes,

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but Paul is a magnanimous competitor.

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I think it's Will's day today.

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I think he's had a bit of insider knowledge, I think.

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But fair play to him. I think he's done really well.

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He seems to have bought lots of things early on in this sale

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so he can relax a little bit now.

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But it's not over just yet, you know.

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Yes, that's very true, Paul,

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but that does mean you need to get bidding.

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Will's next, though,

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as that Japanese robot that he saw earlier goes up.

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It's estimated at £30 to £50, but yet again, Will has competition.

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Are we all done at £40? £42. £45 against you, sir. £48.

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-And £50 is bid. And £55.

-It's a telephone bidder. Look.

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-£60 bid against you. £65.

-BIDDER: £70.

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-£70 against you.

-£80.

-£80.

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-£90.

-£90.

-Oh!

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WILL SIGHS

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-One more.

-£100 is bid.

-£110, sir.

-£110.

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-Oh, he wants it, doesn't he?

-£120.

-£130, sir.

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No. After that, no.

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£120 now in the room with the gentleman.

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At £120, are we all done? Are we all finished at £120?

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Will wins the lot for £144,

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considerably higher than the estimate.

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So, is Will happy with his new robot friend?

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I'm not sure how old he is.

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I'm going to have to do a bit of research

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but he's really well made -

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almost too well - to be a reproduction one.

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So, I'm going to have to do a bit of digging about once I get him home.

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But for someone who loves robots and science fiction,

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he's a must to add to your collection, isn't he?

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With the auction approaching its conclusion,

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Paul is pleased when he picks up an old teaching aid for £45.60,

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but what exactly has he bought?

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These are called magic lanterns

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and the idea was that they would use a lens,

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a bit like we have a projector today,

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but in the back here would be a gas lamp or perhaps even a candle

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which would project your light.

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Lots of them tend to be to teach you the Bible, religious studies.

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So, these were something that were phased out, really,

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in the 1920s, 1930s and we moved on to different formats.

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Time is running out so Paul does one last sweep

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to find anything else worth spending his money on.

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There are two stained glass windows. Nice, small ones.

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One has a picture of a cottage. The other of a landscape.

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They're in good condition.

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Back of the room at £42. £45 anywhere?

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Are we all done? Your bid, sir. At £42, the hammer's going down.

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£45 on the internet just in time. Sorry, sir.

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-£48 if you like.

-£48.

-£48 is bid. At £48 now.

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Are you finished online? It's in the room at £48.

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£48. Go on. Put your hammer down.

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-GAVEL BANGS

-Thank you, sir. That's yours.

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Paul wins the windows and pays £57.60 sight unseen,

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but has he got a cracking deal?

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When you hold them to the light, look at that.

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How fantastic are those? Absolutely beautiful.

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They're 19th century.

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They probably come from a large family estate or a large house,

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and what I like about them - they're a nice, small size.

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So, they're hand-painted stained glass,

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dating from the 19th century and a bit of a bargain, I think.

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There we are. Smashing. I hope not!

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Well, both our boys have fought hard at today's auction,

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but it's Paul who makes the final purchase

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to bring this whirlwind of bidding to a close.

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Our two challengers each started the day

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with £1,000 of their own money to spend.

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After a slow start, Paul Hayes picked up pace

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and bought six items for £625.20.

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Axon finished with seven items

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and forked out £859.20.

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But it's not all about who spent the most.

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It's about who's going to make the biggest profit.

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-Phwoar! Day done.

-I tell you, it's never been as difficult.

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I missed out on loads of things I'd have loved to have brought home,

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but, gosh, what do you do?

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Well, you ended up with a pretty good selection.

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I'm quite pleased with what I got. What's your favourite thing?

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I'm quite pleased with what I got. I mean, I love this clock.

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I've got a pretty good idea of where I'm going to try and sell that.

0:20:220:20:25

-I mean, it's signed Newmarket. How could I not buy it?

-Right.

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I tried to buy across the board.

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The only thing I really stuck my neck out

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is the James Bond first edition The Spy Who Loved Me.

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-Remember the film?

-Of course. What about least favourite?

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-It has to be the magic lantern.

-Really?

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I mean, I saw you go for those. Any decent subjects in the slides?

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Unfortunately not, but there's lots of them.

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-What about yourself?

-Well, I'm thinking probably...

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I mean, I'm not really a football fan,

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so probably the White Hart Lane sign.

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But it's all about the profit,

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so I was buying with my head, not my heart, on that lot.

0:20:530:20:55

Well, looking at what we bought and spread on this table,

0:20:550:20:58

-it's a pretty eclectic mix, Paul.

-It certainly is.

0:20:580:21:00

I had that once, you know. Got some cream off the doctor.

0:21:000:21:03

-It cleared up nicely.

-Go on. Get out of here.

0:21:030:21:04

-That eclectic mix gets everywhere, mate.

-Get out of here!

0:21:040:21:07

The buying sky is clear now,

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but a tumultuous tsunami of selling is set to descend

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as we enter the second half of this competition,

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when it's the biggest profit that will secure a win.

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Hayes and Axon now head home to assess their acquisitions.

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And back in Morecambe, Paul is preparing for his selling adventure.

0:21:240:21:28

So, are you sitting comfortably? The show is about to begin.

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We have the magic lanterns all fired up,

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ready to display their wonderful pictures.

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And, of course, we've advertised well using the posters.

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And the main attraction's here,

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which is Morecambe's answer to Richard Gere.

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These posters have turned out to be better than I thought.

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I bought them originally for this one here,

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The Remo Four, the Brian Epstein acts.

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Fantastic. Dead trendy.

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Amongst them are two posters which represent acts

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here at the Winter Gardens in Morecambe.

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How great is that? I bought them down in Southend.

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The magic lanterns, unfortunately, with them being religious,

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they won't be quite as easy to sell.

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I've had a couple of knock backs already on these.

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I was going to have them framed up but it wouldn't warrant the cost.

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The books - great. I've got 20 editions of Stephen King.

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First editions. Wonderful. But they're only worth one of these.

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This has to be the show stopper.

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This is The Spy Who Loved Me by Ian Fleming from 1962.

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Overall, it's great. It's on with the show.

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And Paul's selling show will also include

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the stained glass window panels,

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the Beano posters and the Laurel & Hardy postcards.

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So, how's Will doing down in Newmarket?

0:22:310:22:34

Now, I know it's a bit traditional

0:22:340:22:36

compared to what I usually buy, but I had to have this clock. Why?

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Well, because it's signed F Crick, Newmarket.

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I couldn't turn it down. It was fate.

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And at the other end of the scale,

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I've got my two very stylish 20th-century desk clocks.

0:22:460:22:50

Good names - Bulova and Jaeger.

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And at the time these were bought new,

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they would have been expensive and top-notch quality.

0:22:540:22:58

Well, I'm not going to have any trouble selling my Tottenham sign

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signed by all the players

0:23:010:23:02

and with its certificate of authenticity

0:23:020:23:05

because I bought that with a man in mind.

0:23:050:23:07

He's a mad Tottenham fan as well as being a football coach.

0:23:070:23:10

I just hope I don't score an own goal with it.

0:23:100:23:12

And, um...

0:23:120:23:14

Oh, yeah, I'm sitting on it.

0:23:140:23:15

My rather funky child's tub chair. 1960s. Tulip design foot there.

0:23:150:23:22

It's really funky and got that retro feel about it.

0:23:220:23:25

I love it and to be honest, it's pretty comfortable.

0:23:250:23:28

But if it is an original,

0:23:280:23:30

it will need to be up to current fire regulations.

0:23:300:23:32

Will also has the Spider-Man poster

0:23:320:23:35

and the vintage clockwork robot to sell.

0:23:350:23:38

Our two tussling tornados of talent must hit the phones,

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the internet and the road to find the right buyer for each item.

0:23:410:23:45

They'll be hoping to raise enough money to come out on top

0:23:450:23:47

in today's competition,

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but remember, no deal is sealed until the shake of a hand.

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And Paul is the first on the trail of potential profit

0:23:530:23:56

when he travels to Standish near Wigan with his 1960s poster,

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having targeted Harry P,

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the drummer of Merseybeat band The Remo Four.

0:24:020:24:05

What I'm going to show you now

0:24:050:24:07

is a poster that was promoted by Brian Epstein

0:24:070:24:10

-and on the bill is The Remo Four.

-Oh, well, I love my posters.

0:24:100:24:13

-Look at that. Isn't that fantastic?

-Oh, wow. I like that.

0:24:130:24:16

-Hey, it's signed.

-Isn't it a good...?

-Signed. Wow.

0:24:160:24:19

-That's PJ Proby.

-OK.

-Yeah.

0:24:190:24:21

Obviously, I can sign the Remo bit

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and I can get what's left of The Fourmost

0:24:220:24:25

to sign The Fourmost bit and then that's going to go, hopefully...

0:24:250:24:28

I mean, a lot of my stuff will go in a museum.

0:24:280:24:30

-If I was to ask you sort of £80?

-No, I'd go for half of that.

0:24:300:24:35

-Sort of £40?

-Yeah.

0:24:350:24:36

You couldn't sort of make it around £50 and we'll, you know...?

0:24:360:24:39

And I'll sign it for you. I'll sign the back.

0:24:390:24:41

-How does that sound?

-No, that takes money off, Paul.

0:24:410:24:44

-£45.

-£45? Do you know what? I'm not going to argue with you.

0:24:440:24:47

-Is that OK?

-I want you to have it.

0:24:470:24:48

I'll give you a signed picture of The Remo Four.

0:24:480:24:50

-Thank you very much.

-How's that?

0:24:500:24:52

-I'll give you a signed picture of me.

-Oh, that's OK.

0:24:520:24:54

I don't think he wants a signed picture, thank you,

0:24:540:24:57

but Paul does make £45 and sells the poster to a good home.

0:24:570:25:00

It's gone to the right place.

0:25:000:25:01

That poster will go into the museum

0:25:010:25:03

and it will be seen for generations to come.

0:25:030:25:05

Well, that's music to my ears, really.

0:25:050:25:07

The total lot cost Paul just north of £150 at the auction.

0:25:070:25:10

He's got more selling to do until he makes that all-important profit,

0:25:100:25:14

but it's a good start.

0:25:140:25:16

Will isn't wasting any time either.

0:25:170:25:18

He heads to a village near Braintree in Essex

0:25:180:25:21

to try and make his first sale.

0:25:210:25:24

Well, I'm in the famously picturesque Finchingfield,

0:25:240:25:27

and I'm here with my rosewood wall clock.

0:25:270:25:29

Now, a couple of buyers I had in mind have blown me out

0:25:290:25:31

and, to be honest, it's got a few more issues

0:25:310:25:34

than I originally thought.

0:25:340:25:35

I'm here to see Peter who deals predominantly in high-end clocks.

0:25:350:25:39

So, I'm hoping he's going to help get me out of a hole.

0:25:390:25:42

Right, Will, what have you got for me? Let's have a look.

0:25:420:25:44

-I'm going to be honest with you.

-Yeah.

0:25:440:25:47

I saw it in the saleroom and I fell in love with it

0:25:470:25:50

-mainly because it was signed Crick of Newmarket.

-Newmarket, yeah.

0:25:500:25:53

-I've had a closer look at it now...

-Doesn't need to be too close.

0:25:530:25:56

No, it doesn't. You're right.

0:25:560:25:58

I was hoping you'd turn the lights down a bit, actually,

0:25:580:26:00

-because it has got one or two issues.

-Issues.

0:26:000:26:03

We've got issues with the mother-of-pearl.

0:26:030:26:05

That's fairly significant

0:26:050:26:07

because it's not easy to get people that repair mother-of-pearl.

0:26:070:26:12

I'm going to turn it over, put it on its face now.

0:26:120:26:17

This is a fairly modest movement.

0:26:170:26:19

I was hoping it'd have shoulder plates

0:26:190:26:21

-to cut out which it hasn't got.

-Yes.

0:26:210:26:22

I think it might just need a little bit of TLC.

0:26:220:26:24

-A little bit of oiling perhaps.

-It will have that.

0:26:240:26:27

It'll be taken apart and fully restored.

0:26:270:26:29

So, it all comes down to what sort of dosh do you want for it?

0:26:290:26:34

If I had to get out of this with what I would call a small profit...

0:26:340:26:38

-Yeah.

-..I would be looking to sell this to you

0:26:380:26:42

for a flat 400 quid.

0:26:420:26:43

-OK.

-You're going to...?

-You're hard as flint, but there you go.

0:26:430:26:47

You, sir, are a gentleman.

0:26:470:26:49

The clock cost Will £336 at auction

0:26:490:26:52

so he secures a £64 profit and he's overjoyed.

0:26:520:26:57

Yes!

0:26:570:26:58

There is a clock god, and his name is Peter.

0:26:580:27:01

Meanwhile, in London, Paul has gone undercover to make his next sale.

0:27:010:27:06

MUSIC: Secret Agent Man by Johnny Rivers

0:27:060:27:12

Agent Morecambe has brought the James Bond first edition

0:27:160:27:19

to comedian and writer Charlie Higson

0:27:190:27:21

who writes the Young James Bond series.

0:27:210:27:24

Ah! I've been expecting you, Mr Hayes.

0:27:260:27:29

Thank goodness for that.

0:27:290:27:30

Does that mean I can get rid of this silly disguise?

0:27:300:27:33

-You've been a lifelong Bond fan.

-Yes.

0:27:330:27:35

I mean, I grew up in the '60s

0:27:350:27:36

when Bond was just the biggest thing in the world.

0:27:360:27:39

When I was a kid going to the cinema,

0:27:390:27:41

I thought, "When I grow up, I will be James Bond."

0:27:410:27:44

I've had to accept that that's probably not going to happen,

0:27:440:27:47

but I got the second best job, which was writing James Bond books.

0:27:470:27:51

So, what I've brought along, I saw this in the auction

0:27:510:27:53

and I thought, "What a fantastic thing to have."

0:27:530:27:56

It's the first edition of The Spy Who Loved Me.

0:27:560:27:58

Have you got a copy of this already?

0:27:580:28:00

I have many copies of it,

0:28:000:28:02

but I don't have an original and certainly not...

0:28:020:28:06

-There you go.

-..a first edition.

0:28:060:28:07

That is amazing.

0:28:070:28:09

What is it about The Spy Who Loved Me that stands out amongst the books?

0:28:090:28:12

Well, Fleming was trying to do something different with this.

0:28:120:28:15

He started to get upset

0:28:150:28:16

that schoolchildren were getting into it

0:28:160:28:19

and Bond had become this sort of jolly hero,

0:28:190:28:21

and he said that Bond was not supposed to be. He's an assassin.

0:28:210:28:23

He's supposed to be this quite dark figure.

0:28:230:28:25

So, in this book, he tried to portray Bond as making mistakes

0:28:250:28:29

and as being sort of virtually indistinguishable

0:28:290:28:32

from the villains that he has to deal with,

0:28:320:28:34

and most of the book is told from the point of view of a woman.

0:28:340:28:37

It's written in the first person.

0:28:370:28:39

Bond doesn't turn up till two-thirds of the way through the story.

0:28:390:28:42

He was trying a radical experiment, and it went very badly wrong.

0:28:420:28:45

HE LAUGHS

0:28:450:28:47

It's probably the least favourite of his books, but it is unique.

0:28:470:28:51

It stands about the £200 mark.

0:28:510:28:54

And I was wondering if I was to ask you £250,

0:28:540:28:57

does that sound like a reasonable...?

0:28:570:28:58

-That would be an amazing deal.

-Is that all right with you?

0:28:580:29:01

-I was going to haggle with you.

-Were you really?

0:29:010:29:04

Hmm, it seems Paul could have gone in a little higher.

0:29:040:29:07

James Bond, he ain't.

0:29:070:29:08

The Bond book cost Paul £204 at the auction,

0:29:080:29:11

meaning he walks away with a £46 profit.

0:29:110:29:14

That was fantastic talking to Charlie.

0:29:140:29:16

I could have stayed all day and learned more about James Bond,

0:29:160:29:18

but I've got an arch nemesis of my own.

0:29:180:29:20

-How are you getting on, Will?

-Well, not so well, actually.

0:29:200:29:23

Will is in Newmarket with that leather chair,

0:29:230:29:26

and he's fallen out of love with it.

0:29:260:29:28

This has given me nothing but nightmares since I bought it.

0:29:280:29:32

It's post-1950, it's pre-1988

0:29:320:29:35

so it doesn't meet the very strict fire regulations.

0:29:350:29:39

I can't sell it to a private individual,

0:29:390:29:41

but I might be able to work it into a trader.

0:29:410:29:43

And that trader is Patrick.

0:29:430:29:45

But will he buy Will's foam-filled reupholstering project?

0:29:450:29:49

Well, what have you got here?

0:29:490:29:50

Well, it's a pretty, I think, funky, well, tub chair, I suppose,

0:29:500:29:54

on that tulip base.

0:29:540:29:56

-Beautiful. Love the colour.

-But, Patrick...

-Problems.

0:29:560:30:00

There is a problem with it.

0:30:000:30:01

It is something that is going to have to be

0:30:010:30:04

-completely reupholstered and filled.

-Hmm.

0:30:040:30:07

-I love it. It's a great chair.

-It is, isn't it?

0:30:070:30:09

But it's going to cost a small fortune to recover this.

0:30:090:30:12

-I mean, the work that's gone... Look at it.

-I know.

0:30:120:30:15

It's all stitched round the edge here.

0:30:150:30:16

Even if it was a great price, like ten pounds,

0:30:160:30:20

I cannot buy it because the money it's going to cost

0:30:200:30:23

to get it reupholstered

0:30:230:30:25

and up to the correct, modern trade-in standards

0:30:250:30:28

just outweighs any value

0:30:280:30:29

-that's going to be left in it afterwards.

-Yeah.

0:30:290:30:32

Well, I'm a little bit annoyed with myself, to be honest.

0:30:320:30:35

I should have foreseen all this jiggery-pokery

0:30:350:30:37

before I bought this chair at auction.

0:30:370:30:39

I knew it was foam-filled, but to be honest with you, I was seduced.

0:30:390:30:43

Seduced by the shape, the colour, the style.

0:30:430:30:47

I can't help being a funky young chicken.

0:30:470:30:50

Will fails to sell the chair

0:30:500:30:52

and is forced to swallow a loss of the £45.60 he paid for it.

0:30:520:30:57

Paul has better luck with his stained glass windows,

0:30:570:30:59

meeting Jason Davies from an architectural reclamation shop.

0:30:590:31:03

He makes quick work of the sale and gets £100 for his panels,

0:31:030:31:06

making a £42.40 profit.

0:31:060:31:09

With both our experts busily plying their trade,

0:31:100:31:12

let's take a breather to see the scores so far.

0:31:120:31:15

Paul Hayes has sold two lots for a profit of £88.40

0:31:150:31:20

but remember, that doesn't include the rest of those posters.

0:31:200:31:23

Axon has sold one item, the wall clock,

0:31:230:31:26

but failed to sell the child's chair,

0:31:260:31:28

meaning his profit stands at £18.40.

0:31:280:31:31

Of course, there's still everything to play for.

0:31:320:31:35

Both our experts know how important it is

0:31:350:31:37

to match up the right buyer for the right item.

0:31:370:31:40

Paul's Laurel & Hardy postcards have led him to Mark,

0:31:400:31:43

the owner of the Laurel & Hardy Museum in Ulverston.

0:31:430:31:47

-Hello, Mark.

-Hello.

-How are you?

-I'm very well, thanks.

0:31:470:31:50

-How are you?

-That's another fine mess you've got me into.

0:31:500:31:53

I'm sorry. I didn't mean to do it!

0:31:530:31:55

-Would you like to see my postcards?

-I'd love to.

-Go on, then.

0:31:550:31:58

I came across these,

0:31:580:31:59

I thought they were really good quality

0:31:590:32:01

and I thought, "I know.

0:32:010:32:02

"Why don't we take them up to Ulverston?"

0:32:020:32:04

But is it a case of bringing snow to the Eskimos?

0:32:040:32:06

Have you got, like, 500 of these already?

0:32:060:32:08

I have a lot of pictures of Laurel & Hardy in the museum.

0:32:080:32:11

That's what it's all about.

0:32:110:32:13

But these are really nicely presented

0:32:130:32:15

and there's some good photos on there.

0:32:150:32:17

So, are these the sort of thing that you could see in the museum?

0:32:170:32:20

-Are they any use to you?

-Yeah, absolutely.

0:32:200:32:22

There's always a space for a picture of Laurel & Hardy

0:32:220:32:24

-in the museum and I really like them.

-Fantastic.

0:32:240:32:27

-So, if I asked you £50 for them, would that be...?

-Let's think of £35.

0:32:270:32:34

You couldn't make it £40 and we'll shake on that? How's that?

0:32:340:32:37

-£40.

-Shall we do that?

-Let's do that.

0:32:370:32:39

That's lovely. Thank you very much.

0:32:390:32:40

So, Mr Morecambe makes a great start

0:32:400:32:42

with a £40 sale for this part of the lot.

0:32:420:32:45

He then goes on to sell the tram prints

0:32:450:32:47

to a collector in Lancashire for £20

0:32:470:32:50

and finally heads from selling two of the world's greatest comics

0:32:500:32:53

to selling two of the world's greatest comics.

0:32:530:32:56

He's travelled to Carnforth to see Neil,

0:32:560:32:58

who sells books and comic annuals,

0:32:580:33:00

hoping he'll be interested in his framed Beano and Dandy posters.

0:33:000:33:04

What do you think it is about this type of thing that sells?

0:33:040:33:07

Why do people buy these?

0:33:070:33:08

Well, you've got collectors

0:33:080:33:09

that literally like to build up collections of the annuals.

0:33:090:33:14

We have things like, you know, this Beano from 19...

0:33:140:33:17

-I think it's from 1953.

-1953? Look at that.

0:33:170:33:21

So, what's the one to have, then? Is there a number one?

0:33:210:33:24

The very first one is several...

0:33:240:33:26

I believe it's tens of thousands of pounds.

0:33:260:33:29

It's massively expensive, the first ever issue.

0:33:290:33:31

Now, this one here says May 13th, 1978,

0:33:310:33:32

but these aren't from the original.

0:33:320:33:34

These are actually printed in 2009, I think that one was.

0:33:340:33:37

-That was 2009.

-Yeah.

-Have you got a use for them, Neil?

0:33:370:33:40

-Is it something that you can use?

-It is something that I would use.

0:33:400:33:42

-I'd very much use it to help in a display.

-Right.

0:33:420:33:46

To, you know, build up a display.

0:33:460:33:48

They are nice. They're lovely covers.

0:33:480:33:50

Mate, if I was to ask you £30 for these, would that be...?

0:33:500:33:53

-I'd be happy with that.

-Would you be happy with that?

0:33:530:33:55

Yeah, I'm not going to argue with £30 cos that helps.

0:33:550:33:57

That will help us to do some nice displays. I like them.

0:33:570:34:00

Paul is happy with a deal of £30 for the comic posters

0:34:000:34:03

but once he adds up his total,

0:34:030:34:05

he's only just broken even on the lot. Oh, Paul!

0:34:050:34:09

Both our boys are weaving their way through this web of profit and loss

0:34:090:34:12

and Will still has his poster of webbed wonder Spider-Man.

0:34:120:34:15

He's heading to an American-themed diner

0:34:150:34:17

to try and spin a profit.

0:34:170:34:19

I'm in historic Colchester

0:34:190:34:21

and I'm here to meet Matt, who's head chef at Sloppy Joe's.

0:34:210:34:24

Trouble is he's not expecting Will Axon as we know him.

0:34:240:34:27

He's expecting someone else.

0:34:270:34:29

Brace yourselves, viewers.

0:34:300:34:32

There's a shockingly tight onesie coming.

0:34:320:34:34

Witness The Axeman!

0:34:370:34:38

-Matt?

-Hello, mate.

-Axeman.

-How are you doing? All right?

0:34:450:34:48

-Very well, thank you very much.

-Cool.

-And before you say, I know.

0:34:480:34:51

The similarity is frightening, isn't it?

0:34:510:34:53

Yes, it is a bit, I must admit, actually.

0:34:530:34:55

Well, I have for sale this reproduction

0:34:550:34:58

of the front cover of Amazing Fantasy.

0:34:580:35:01

Now, it's number 15, I believe, from 15 August in the '60s

0:35:010:35:05

and it's actually the very first comic

0:35:050:35:07

in which this chap appears. What do you think?

0:35:070:35:10

-Can you see it hanging on the wall?

-Yeah, because obviously,

0:35:100:35:12

it's Americanised and it's very how we represent our restaurant.

0:35:120:35:15

-So, yeah, definitely.

-Yeah.

0:35:150:35:17

Listen, how does, I don't know, say £100 -

0:35:170:35:20

-a nice, round figure - 100 quid...?

-No, no, no.

0:35:200:35:23

I was thinking more along the £45, £50 mark, to be honest.

0:35:230:35:27

£80 and you've got a deal.

0:35:270:35:30

£60.

0:35:320:35:34

Shake my spandex-clad hand. £70.

0:35:350:35:38

-Good work.

-70 quid, Axeman.

-You've been working out, haven't you?

0:35:380:35:41

-I think I might have to go to that gym you go to.

-That's the spirit.

0:35:410:35:44

Super Will makes a super profit of 36.40

0:35:440:35:48

for the Spider-Man poster and he's feeling triumphant.

0:35:480:35:52

Another profit under the cape, but...

0:35:520:35:54

Oh, hang on a minute. What's this?

0:35:540:35:56

My super dealer senses are alerting me

0:35:560:35:58

to another potential profit.

0:35:580:36:00

I think it may need my help.

0:36:000:36:02

Yes. Well, after a quick costume change,

0:36:020:36:05

Axeman's alter ego flies down to meet Roger,

0:36:050:36:07

owner of Clock Props in Wimbledon,

0:36:070:36:10

hoping to find a profit from the Jaegar clock

0:36:100:36:12

that cost him £144

0:36:120:36:14

and the Bulova clock that cost him £114.

0:36:140:36:17

I've brought two clocks along today to show you.

0:36:170:36:20

-You haven't seen these before.

-No.

0:36:200:36:22

-You haven't even seen an image of them.

-No.

0:36:220:36:24

What I liked about them when I bought them

0:36:240:36:26

was I thought they were very strong visually

0:36:260:36:28

and stylistically but on top of that,

0:36:280:36:32

-they're both by well-known makers.

-Ah. Well, I'll be honest with you,

0:36:320:36:35

-I've never had a Jaeger-LeCoultre mantel clock like this.

-Yeah.

0:36:350:36:40

They were a very, very pioneering company.

0:36:400:36:42

They go back, I don't know, to the early 19th century.

0:36:420:36:47

-Yeah, yeah.

-Based in Switzerland, I think.

0:36:470:36:50

Well, clocks and Switzerland, they go hand in hand.

0:36:500:36:52

-Go together. Yeah. Certainly.

-This is the Accutron.

0:36:520:36:55

Now, I did a little bit of digging about

0:36:550:36:57

and what's interesting about the Accutron

0:36:570:36:59

is you can see here by that symbol,

0:36:590:37:01

they call it, I think, the tuning fork movement.

0:37:010:37:04

Absolutely, yeah.

0:37:040:37:05

So, is it a transitional piece from mechanical to quartz?

0:37:050:37:09

Are they, in principle, something that might interest you?

0:37:090:37:12

-It comes down to what you're going to ask for them.

-It does come down.

0:37:120:37:15

-Well, I bought them...

-Remember, I'm a pensioner.

0:37:150:37:18

HE LAUGHS

0:37:180:37:19

Yes, I've had that line tried on me before.

0:37:190:37:22

I would think that to get out of these with a reasonable profit,

0:37:220:37:27

-I need to look at sort of £150 each.

-Ah.

0:37:270:37:31

-You stopped me in my tracks there.

-Yeah.

0:37:310:37:34

I would offer you £110 for that one and probably do £100 on that.

0:37:340:37:41

If I could squeeze you to £110 on both, could we have a deal?

0:37:410:37:47

Yeah.

0:37:490:37:50

Will makes a loss of four pounds on the Bulova clock

0:37:500:37:53

and a loss of £34 on the Jaegar clock.

0:37:530:37:57

And there's more bad news when it turns out the robot toy

0:37:570:38:00

isn't as old or as valuable as Will hoped.

0:38:000:38:03

When he sells it to Peter, an antiques shop owner,

0:38:030:38:06

he winds up with a devastating loss of £124.

0:38:060:38:10

Will has left it wide open for Paul, and Mr Morecambe's music posters

0:38:100:38:15

have led him all the way back to...Morecambe.

0:38:150:38:18

He's at the Winter Gardens Theatre with trustee Evelyn.

0:38:180:38:20

Imagine my amazement. I'm down at a little auction in Essex...

0:38:220:38:25

-You know where that is?

-Right. I do.

-Turn left at London.

0:38:250:38:28

..and I was down there and amongst all these posters,

0:38:280:38:30

-I came across two for the Winter Gardens.

-Go on.

0:38:300:38:33

-Honestly. I can't believe it.

-Go on, show me.

-Now, here we are.

0:38:330:38:36

-One of them is Mr Tommy Trinder.

-Tommy Trinder.

0:38:360:38:38

-How fantastic is that?

-Yeah.

0:38:380:38:39

And the other one here is Jewel & Warriss.

0:38:390:38:42

Do you remember them two?

0:38:420:38:43

Oh, now, Jewel & Warriss, I remember them.

0:38:430:38:45

Do you have much of this sort of stuff?

0:38:450:38:47

-Do you have lots of memorabilia?

-We're collecting.

0:38:470:38:49

We're going to have a wall of fame of people that have performed

0:38:490:38:53

and I think these would go very nicely on that wall, Paul.

0:38:530:38:57

Fantastic. Well, if I was to ask you £60...

0:38:570:39:01

I mean, that's the lowest I could do on them.

0:39:010:39:02

..would that be convenient for you?

0:39:020:39:04

Would they reside here and live on the wall of fame?

0:39:040:39:06

I'm sure our treasurer would not mind at all.

0:39:060:39:10

-Shall we shake on that, then?

-Yeah.

0:39:100:39:12

That's lovely. That's fantastic. And do you know what?

0:39:120:39:15

We need two more pictures on the wall of fame - mine and yours.

0:39:150:39:17

We were on this stage too, weren't we? There we go.

0:39:170:39:19

Oh, that's lovely. Thank you very much.

0:39:190:39:21

After selling the remaining music posters to Nick,

0:39:210:39:24

a collector from the Isle of Man,

0:39:240:39:26

Paul makes a total profit of £44.70 for the lot.

0:39:260:39:29

And his profit streak continues

0:39:290:39:32

as he sells his magic lanterns to Mathew and Lisa,

0:39:320:39:34

who run a curiosity shop in Clitheroe,

0:39:340:39:37

for a curious profit of £24.40.

0:39:370:39:40

And they also take his final lot of Stephen King books for £100,

0:39:400:39:45

giving him a £28 profit.

0:39:450:39:48

And with the final whistle almost ready to blow,

0:39:480:39:51

Will still has one item left.

0:39:510:39:53

It's the Spurs street sign.

0:39:530:39:55

He had a buyer in mind when he bought it -

0:39:550:39:57

football coach and die-hard Tottenham fan Lawrence -

0:39:570:40:00

but will he like it?

0:40:000:40:01

What do you reckon to that? White Hart Lane.

0:40:010:40:04

Signed by the players I think from the '13/'14 season.

0:40:040:40:07

A couple of England internationals there.

0:40:070:40:10

-You've got Townsend and Lennon and Ros.

-Ooh.

0:40:100:40:12

-The great Adebayor.

-Yes.

0:40:120:40:14

And our star man at the moment, Christian Eriksen.

0:40:140:40:16

So, you're obviously a Spurs fan.

0:40:160:40:18

Can you see that hanging up in your collection

0:40:180:40:20

in the trophy cabinet, that sort of thing?

0:40:200:40:22

I can, yeah. I can picture this.

0:40:220:40:24

I'm looking for close to 100 quid. How does that sound?

0:40:240:40:28

Ooh, that's driving a hard bargain.

0:40:280:40:30

I don't know. Can we start at £50 and work upwards?

0:40:310:40:34

What if I come in and say 80 quid?

0:40:340:40:36

-£75.

-Let's have a little game.

0:40:370:40:40

Penalty shoot out. You against me. If you score, you get it for £70.

0:40:400:40:44

-If I save it, you get it for £80.

-I've seen your keeping skills.

0:40:440:40:48

-I'll take that deal, then.

-Oh, it's an outrage!

0:40:480:40:51

Right, I'm going to go get my kit on.

0:40:510:40:53

Yes, Will limbers up.

0:40:530:40:54

He's hoping to save the goal to make a profit.

0:40:560:40:59

Our lad looks nervous.

0:41:000:41:01

Lawrence places the ball on the penalty spot.

0:41:010:41:04

He shoots. He scores. Back of the net!

0:41:060:41:10

Which means Will sells the sign for £70

0:41:110:41:13

and scores a profit of £28.

0:41:130:41:17

Now, Will might have let that goal in,

0:41:170:41:19

but has he scored enough and made enough to win this match?

0:41:190:41:22

Let's remind ourselves of how much they've spent today.

0:41:220:41:26

Our duelling duo each started with £1,000 of their own money.

0:41:260:41:30

Paul Hayes bought a total of six items for £625.20.

0:41:300:41:35

Will Axon won seven lots and forked out £859.20.

0:41:360:41:41

But now it all comes down to profit.

0:41:410:41:44

All of the money that Paul and Will have made

0:41:440:41:46

will go to charities of their choice.

0:41:460:41:47

So, now let's find out who is today's

0:41:470:41:50

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is champion.

0:41:500:41:53

-Good morning, Will.

-How are you? Are you all right?

-Yeah, great.

0:41:530:41:56

Cast your mind back. It seems ages ago since that auction, doesn't it?

0:41:560:41:59

A lifetime ago. How did you do, anyway?

0:41:590:42:01

I did very well, actually. I really enjoyed it.

0:42:010:42:03

It took me on lots of journeys.

0:42:030:42:05

-Those posters I bought, you know the one with The Remo Four?

-Yes.

0:42:050:42:08

The guy I knew the drummer from?

0:42:080:42:09

There were two to do with the Winter Gardens in Morecambe.

0:42:090:42:12

-I don't believe it.

-What would be the chance

0:42:120:42:14

-of finding that in an auction down in Rayleigh?

-It's a plant.

0:42:140:42:16

You'd have thought that I'd have been at home at the auction,

0:42:160:42:19

but I have had a nightmare.

0:42:190:42:20

You know that robot? The clockwork robot?

0:42:200:42:22

Took a gamble on it being earlier than it was.

0:42:220:42:25

-Turned out it wasn't.

-Oh.

-Big loss.

-Oh, what a shame.

0:42:250:42:27

That '70s funky chair - couldn't sell it. Foam-filled.

0:42:270:42:30

-Do you want to have a go at this?

-I'm a bit nervous.

0:42:300:42:32

Go on. You'll be all right. Are you ready?

0:42:320:42:34

-BOTH:

-One, two, three!

0:42:340:42:36

-Ooh, £79.20!

-I've never seen a red one.

0:42:360:42:38

-BOTH LAUGH

-Well, to be honest,

0:42:380:42:40

I thought I might have done worse than that, so I'm secretly happy.

0:42:400:42:43

I'm delighted just to be in the black.

0:42:430:42:45

-Tell me about this robot. What happened?

-Listen, mate.

0:42:450:42:47

I've had enough about that. I don't want to talk about it anymore.

0:42:470:42:50

So, Paul is today's winner

0:42:500:42:52

after Will ends up in the red following a run of bad luck.

0:42:520:42:56

Well, I must admit, that was a bit of a surprise.

0:42:560:42:58

Will's misfortune there with the robot brings me out the winner.

0:42:580:43:01

I'm not arguing there, though.

0:43:010:43:03

Well, hands up, I've got to admit,

0:43:030:43:05

the auction for me was a complete disaster.

0:43:050:43:08

It's a lot harder the other side of the rostrum.

0:43:080:43:10

Tomorrow, Will has another bite of the cherry

0:43:100:43:13

as our pair of weary warriors step up again,

0:43:130:43:16

this time on the battlefield of the car boot sale.

0:43:160:43:19

Paul Hayes faces Will Axon at an auction in Essex. Paul goes undercover to meet comedian and James Bond fan Charlie Higson, and Will turns superhero in a quest to sell Spider-Man memorabilia. But who will win, spy or spidey?