Christina Trevanion v Mark Stacey - Foreign Antiques Market Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is


Christina Trevanion v Mark Stacey - Foreign Antiques Market

Christina Trevanion and Mark Stacey visit a Belgian antiques market. Has the magpie uncovered an extinct bird in the shape of a Victorian cane topper?


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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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Let's make hay while that sun shines.

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Each week, one pair of duelling dealers will face

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a different daily challenge.

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I've got a heavy profit here.

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Putting their reputations on the line...

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Who's there?

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..they'll give you the insider's view of the trade...

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HE GROWLS

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..along with their top tips and savvy secrets...

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That could present a problem for me.

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..showing you how to make the most money...

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Ready for battle.

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..from buying and selling.

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Get in there!

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Coming up, Christina gets a lesson in negotiation...

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Without any kind of discussion, without any kind of discussion.

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I'm keeping it zipped, I promise.

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..Mark explains how to spot a dear deer...

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When you're looking at cold-painted bronze,

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what you're really looking for is a mark for Franz Bergmann.

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..and Christina picks the brains of a star baker.

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It says "Arcoroc". I don't know what "Arcoroc" is.

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They make very good glass bowls, dishes, for catering.

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This is Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.

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Welcome, one, welcome, all, to an early morning start

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in this battle of the bric-a-brac in Belgium.

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Today, two superstars of the antiques trade have travelled

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in the dark of night hoping to collect some continental bargains

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to sell on and make a profit back in Blighty.

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First up, an all-round entertaining tower of talent armed with antiques

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knowledge and an arresting personality.

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It's Mark "The Maverick" Stacey.

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APPLAUSE

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I want to get on and see what else we can find.

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And sharing Mark's lime light is a show-stealing,

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deftly-dealing and always-appealing expert.

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She's ready to maximise her profit margins.

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Why, it's Christina "The Magpie" Trevanion.

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It just keeps giving, doesn't it? It's amazing!

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They're visiting the weekly Tongeren flea market,

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located in the oldest city in Belgium and boasting over 300 exhibitors.

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

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and all the profit goes to their chosen charities.

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So, Mark Stacey and Christina Trevanion,

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

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-Christina!

-Good morning.

-Is it morning?

-Yeah.

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It feels like the middle of the night.

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Do you know what I love about antiques dealers?

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They don't need a lot of sleep, do they?

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They don't need a lot of sleep.

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-You've got to be an early bird to catch the worm.

-You really do!

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And we've got £750 worth of euros to spend in this wonderful

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street market here in Belgium. Have you been here before?

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I have been here before. It's very good. How's your Flemish?

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My language skills are internationally famous.

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So you don't know anything?

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-Not at all.

-No. Fortunately, the Belgians do speak very good English.

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-We're OK.

-Yes.

-We're OK, honestly.

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I think it's a charming fair, there's lots to see.

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-Really?

-It's a big fair.

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I might have to follow you around there because I have no idea...

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No, no, I want you as far away from me as possible.

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-Oh!

-I want to sniff out the bargains first, you see?

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-Come on, then, let's go sniffing.

-Let's sniff.

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So, our pair of bargain-sniffing bloodhounds are up early and hoping

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to worm out the treasures and wriggle off with a nice, juicy profit.

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And with 300 stalls to get around, let's hope they have an action plan.

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This is a very big market.

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I've been here before. There's lots of things to see,

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but I want to take my time. I don't want to rush into it.

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I've got just over 1,000 euros to spend,

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so it's a lot of money and I want to find something that I think I can

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make a big profit on. That's the name of the game.

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Indeed, profit is king in this game of give and take,

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and seeing what's on offer is key.

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But it seems that there's a bit of a problem for Christina.

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I've never been antiques shopping in the dark before.

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That could be an interesting experience.

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I'm always rattling on to people about checking for condition,

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checking the item's all original, making sure it is absolutely right

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before you go in and clinch that final deal.

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It's dark, the visibility isn't great,

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so I might have to get myself a little torch

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before I do anything else.

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Don't worry, Christina, the sun will be up soon.

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Meanwhile, she heads off indoors in search of a torch.

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And, although she doesn't find one,

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she does discover something else she's hoping will shed light

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-on the proceedings.

-Wow, this is rather pretty, isn't it?

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-It's an old one.

-It's an electric hall light.

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-But it's a little bit broken.

-Oh!

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It is a very low price.

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Normally it's 120, 140, and now it's at...

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45 euros.

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Would you do it for 30?

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-For 30, I can do it for 30.

-You could do it for 30?

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-I do it for 30.

-30 euros.

-OK.

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Christina makes an early purchase, and once the currency is converted,

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the glass hall lantern costs her £22.22.

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I've always had an eye for a bargain and I always love a bargain.

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I thought, "My goodness.

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"At a fraction of the price, what's wrong with that?"

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Getting up close, you can see that it has got a bit of a chip,

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both to the lid and the base.

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But, nonetheless, it's a really attractive hall lantern,

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and if I can find somebody that's looking for a vintage lantern

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for their hall, then I should be quids in at 30 euros. My goodness.

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Christina's happy with her knocked-down price

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and slightly knocked-about lantern.

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And she's off the starters' marks, but as she steps outside,

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she looks a bit intimidated.

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Well, she's never been here before and the market is spread across

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the entire town.

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I could go that way, I could go that way,

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I could go that way or I could go that way.

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Oh!

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Oh, dear! Poor old Christina, bewildered in Belgium.

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Mark, meanwhile, is in full stride,

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having found an acupuncture model of a man that's tickled his fancy.

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I honestly have never sold one of these before,

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so I don't know if it's worth £20 or £500.

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The cheaper I can get it, the better.

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What is your best price, Madame?

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-90.

-90 euros.

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We can't do it for 85?

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Please?

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All right.

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Mmm, settling on just a five-euro discount.

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Mark must like it.

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So he pays £62.96, and after cheekily hiding the model's modesty...

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Oh!

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..Mark takes his new friend to the side to get a closer look.

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It's an acupuncture model,

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probably 30 or 40 years old with all the lines and the pressure points of

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where you put the pins.

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It's a great-looking object.

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It's vintage, it's now, people like these different things.

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You'll go a long way to find another one.

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And it might needle Christina.

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Ever competitive, Mark, there,

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finding the rarities in this foreign market.

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In fact, you can learn a lot watching pros like these two.

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Christina's key tactic when buying is always compliment the vendor.

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-That's a great hat you've got going on there.

-Thank you.

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-What a charmer!

-What bird is that?

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It's a...

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-pelican.

-A p...

-SHE LAUGHS

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-A pelican.

-No, I don't know.

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It's a dodo, that would make it incredibly rare.

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Yeah, he didn't say dodo.

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He said, "I don't know!"

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-How much have you got on that, my love?

-15.

-15 euros.

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So you're charging 15 euros for something that's half there

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-and you don't know what it is.

-No.

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-No.

-Right, OK.

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What about five euros?

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-Would five euros take it?

-What about ten?

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-Eight, I'll split the difference with you.

-I paid eight.

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-Well, there we go.

-Yes.

-And you don't have to pack it up again.

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-Eight euros and I'll take it.

-OK.

-Eight euros.

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-Thank you very much.

-You're welcome.

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Well, whatever kind of bird it is, the little bird head

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thing costs Christina £5.93, which is fine, but what is it?

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I thought it was a teether.

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Originally you'd see a piece of coral coming out of here,

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which a child would chew on when they were teething.

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It could potentially be the top of a walking cane.

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It's very petite and very delicate.

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It could be, it could very well be.

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If it is, then there is a quite a buoyant market

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for walking cane collectors.

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I think it's quite an attractive thing, isn't it?

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So, Christina is peck, peck, pecking her way through her purchases today.

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But Mark is hot on her heels,

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spotting a Lalique glass dish he likes the look of.

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He dishes out 140 euros, or £103.70.

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Now, this is post-Rene Lalique.

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Rene Lalique was the founder of the factory, he died in 1945.

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This one was made after his death.

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Quite shortly after, I would say, maybe in the early '50s.

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It's a nice, big, decorative thing.

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I like it a lot, actually, and I wanted to find a piece of Lalique,

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so I'm very pleased with it.

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While Mark is chuffed with his equalising dish,

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Christina has spotted a dressing case that's got her quite excited.

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So we've got a vintage travelling trunk,

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which is really rather lovely.

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You've got this gilt-tooled name here, A Barrett & Sons,

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63 and 64 Piccadilly. So, London-made piece.

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Green-stained leather, but this has still got bottles in it

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and they look to be the original jars as well.

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And they're hallmarked.

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That's going to be about 1912.

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What's really nice is that it's got its dust cover as well.

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It's got an Orient Line sticker. So you wonder, where's this been?

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What wonderful travels that it could have been on.

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So, having got her target in her sights,

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she now needs to work some charm on stallholder Philip.

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I was looking at the dressing case.

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-That's good.

-It's missing a few bits.

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-Yes.

-But we can sort of forgive that a little bit, can't we?

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-Thank you.

-Yeah.

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SHE LAUGHS

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Philip, I think I love you already.

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Steady on now, she's at it again!

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-So we're missing a mirror.

-Yeah.

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And we're missing some sort of jar...

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-Yeah.

-..maybe there.

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And I'm guessing that's reflected in the price.

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Can't you see the number?

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947.

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Oh, is that a number? Well, what's this?

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-Secret information.

-Oh, is it?

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-Can I see it? 947.

-Ssh!

-Oh.

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Philip's secret information reveals that the box is priced at 225 euros,

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but Christina's charm is working.

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I'll come down, without any kind of discussion,

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without any kind of discussion.

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Right. I'm keeping it zipped, I promise.

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Yeah, we'll see how long that lasts.

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-185.

-185.

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Philip...

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Time for Christina to whip out her secret weapon -

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the compliment.

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I like a man in a tie

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that's very willing to do a deal.

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However, I was thinking 150 euros was really the most

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I'd like to pay for it, really.

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What would your absolute best price be on that, my darling?

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Come on, Philip. Come on, Philip.

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-16O.

-160. 160.

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-Yeah.

-I love a man in a tie, Philip.

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160 euros.

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Oh, don't cry. Don't cry, Philip. Don't cry!

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So, Philip sheds a few crocodile tears and Christina buys

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the dressing case for £118.52.

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What an emotional rollercoaster this ride has been, and there's plenty

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more ups and downs and loop the loops to go.

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So, let's see how our experts are getting on.

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From a £750 kitty,

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so far Mark "The Maverick" Stacey has picked up two items

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but spent £166.66,

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leaving him just over £583 to play with.

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Christina has bought more for less,

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picking up three items for £146.67,

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leaving just over £603 to spend.

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So, with Christina in the lead and Mark trying his best to keep up,

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our pair of scrappy pups meet up to compare their day so far.

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This is a fabulous market, is it not?

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It really is. I've walked miles.

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Have you? I haven't actually left this little section yet.

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-Really?

-No.

-Oh, gosh, I've been up there, I've been down there.

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I've been round and about. I thought I'd buy more Belgian stuff,

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but I've bought a lot of English stuff.

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Oh, really? I've bought mainly continental stuff, actually.

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-It's good.

-OK, I'll go and get more European.

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How's your Flemish?

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-My English is perfect, and they like that.

-Really?

-Absolutely.

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-Dank u wel.

-Dank u wel.

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-Dank u wel...

-SHE TRIES TO SPEAK FLEMISH

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-Lovely.

-Yeah?

-See you.

-Well done.

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Mr Stacey looking quite rightly confused by Christina's Flemish-ish.

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Mark is trailing behind Christina but it appears there may be

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a reason, as he's set his heart on finding something specific.

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The one thing I thought I would find is cocktail shakers.

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Lots of goodies, but no cocktail shakers.

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I've found a cocktail shaker,

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but all of the silver plate has come off.

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There must be another cocktail shaker in this whole market.

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Please, tell me there's another cocktail shaker.

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Well, there is a downside to looking for specific things.

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It sometimes pays to have an open mind

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and go wherever the wind takes you,

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which is precisely what Christina is doing.

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That's rather beautiful, isn't it?

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Look at that. It's a weather vane.

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It's obviously a piece of cut-out horse silhouette.

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A nice bit of folk art. That's rather lovely.

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So, Christina fires up her charm and quickly gets

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the camera-shy vendor down from 400 to 380 euros.

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I think it's tres expensive.

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However, j'adore it.

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Therefore, 380 and you have a deal...

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I think.

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THEY LAUGH

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Well, language skills aside, she gets the weather vane for 380 euros,

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which is a whopping £281.48.

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So, why is she so keen on it?

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Do you know, there's something wonderfully simple about folk art,

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and this, to me, just epitomises it. It's just so wonderful,

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this really simple but incredibly effective silhouette.

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Can you imagine it sitting on the top of somebody's chateaux

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in the middle of France somewhere? I think it's gorgeous.

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I have paid through the nose for it because I adore it...

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and hopefully it will pay off.

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Now, remember, Maverick Mark is a man with a mission.

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Oh, I've spotted something.

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Look at him go!

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Now, what have I been looking for all day?

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A cocktail shaker, and I've found one.

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It's silver plate,

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it's got a maker's name on the bottom

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and it's a great shape, actually.

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I love that sort of Art Deco shape.

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It's quite modern as well.

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But before he goes to do a deal on the shaker,

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he spots another piece of metalware.

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Something to serve your claret.

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It's a really contemporary, funky design.

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Maybe I should try and put a little package together.

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Now, Mark knows that all good things come in threes,

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and his final piece is an ice bucket.

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As a little group lot, everything you need for the dining room table.

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You can serve your wine, you've got your ice for your gin

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and tonic, or your cocktails. Excuse me, madam.

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That's 30, that's 85 euros for the lot.

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-I can make 75 for you.

-Oh, you're so...

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Very good, but not quite good enough. So, 75...

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You couldn't do them for 60? For the three,

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-because I am taking three things.

-65.

-65.

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-I think we've got a deal.

-OK.

-65.

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Thank you. I've just spent 65 euros on three lovely objects. Woohoo!

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-I love it.

-Be honest now, who expected him to drop it?

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Anyway, he's caught the shaker

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and other tabletop essentials for £48.15, and he's back in the game.

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Bolstered up by the drinking silverware,

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Mark wastes no time getting his next target in his sights.

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I've found this rather intriguing little item.

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This is a little piece of amethyst, uncut amethyst,

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which in itself is quite decorative.

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But it's mounted with this little cast figure,

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which has been hand-painted.

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It's a process known as cold-painting,

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so you paint the bronze or the metal after you've created it.

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When you're looking at cold-painted bronze,

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what you're really looking for is a mark for Franz Bergmann.

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Franz Xaver Bergmann,

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who was a very famous Austrian cold-painted bronze-maker.

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And this is certainly very nice quality.

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I rather like that, actually.

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It says 410 underneath, but I don't know

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whether that's a reference number or whether it's the price.

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If it's the price, it's far too DEER. Ha-ha.

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-DEER.

-CRICKETS CHIRP

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Yes.

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The deer is actually priced at 100 euros, but as usual,

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-Mark is after a bargain.

-Could you do any better than 100?

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80.

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-Could you do it for 70 for me?

-75.

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I thought you would say that.

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They always say that.

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I should have said 65, and then she would have said 70.

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That's the market, you do it also.

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I know. No, I know.

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You really can't do it for 70? Please.

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-OK.

-70. Thank you. Thanks very much.

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I've just bought that for 70 euros, and I'm very pleased with it.

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Cold-painted bronze figures are very sought after.

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If, when I do some research, I can attribute this to

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Franz Bergmann, then there should be quite a good profit.

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So, Mark's amethyst deer ornament converts to £51.85,

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and he's finally drawn even with Christina. Four items each.

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Now, The Magpie, obviously hungry,

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swoops in on a man selling a glass cake display.

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What are you eating?

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Walnuts. Eating walnuts.

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Oh! I'd love a walnut, why not?

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Oh.

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SHE LAUGHS

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Well, that's novel. Oh.

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Oh, wow, thank you. Are these...

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-Have you collected these?

-Yeah.

-Oh, wow.

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Oh, merci, monsieur.

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Shopping on an empty stomach may not be the best idea,

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but now she's dealing with her mouth full. Oh...

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22 euros.

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-22?

-22.

0:18:230:18:25

-Would you take 15?

-15?

-Hm.

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-18.

-15.

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-Go on. Yeah?

-OK.

-15 euros.

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Thank you very much. Brilliant.

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There will have to be a coffee and walnut cake that goes in there, won't it?

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Yes, he hasn't got a clue what she's on about.

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Just laughing to be polite.

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Anyway, the glass cake display costs Christina £11.11.

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In my mind, it's full of the most beautiful petit fours you've

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ever seen. Can you imagine this full to the brim, full of cakes

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and little pastry fancies? I just think it's gorgeous.

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To be perfectly honest, I don't think it's got a huge

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amount of age to it at all, but if I go and find a cake shop to

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sell it to, or even a budding baker, I think I'll be quids in.

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Quids in and spent up, Christina takes a well-deserved rest...

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Can I really sleep in this chair? Can I? He says I can sleep in it.

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..leaving Mark to acquire his final item.

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He's obviously in a macabre mood and picks up some kind of ebonised

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box with waxed body parts that cost him a whopping 200 euros,

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or £148.15.

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This is intriguing. I mean, I don't know what they are.

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I mean, I can tell you that they are limbs.

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There's an arm, a leg, there's a lower denture,

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there's a foot, and then there's some sort of ear, I think.

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It's got a nice warm look about it

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and I'm sure that I could date these to the mid-19th century.

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It's going to be a bit of a journey.

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My problem is, has this really cost me an arm and a leg?

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So, whilst both our experts draw breath

0:20:010:20:04

and withdraw from the market, let's see the scores on the board.

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Mark and Christina each started the day with £750 worth of euros.

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Mark has five purchases and has forked out for £414.81.

0:20:130:20:18

Christina has also done five deals, but she's spent a little more,

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£439.26.

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Market day is over, so it's time for our pair of continental competitors

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to come together and cast a critical eye over each other's wares.

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-This is a good showing.

-It is, isn't? It's pretty eclectic.

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-It certainly is. I like it a lot.

-Tell me what your thought process...

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Actually, I don't want to know what you're thought process was.

0:20:400:20:43

-I think it's just a very interesting item.

-Really?

0:20:430:20:45

-I think I can go places with this.

-Really?

0:20:450:20:48

Well, because it's an acupuncture model and I think it's charming.

0:20:480:20:52

-Yes, he's a great...

-And he wasn't a lot of money, 85 euros.

0:20:520:20:56

-That's not bad, is it?

-No.

-Not bad at all.

-Not much per inch.

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SHE LAUGHS

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-I absolutely love, love, love your weather vane.

-Isn't it gorgeous?

0:21:030:21:08

I think he's wonderful. Didn't see it. I would have had it if I had.

0:21:080:21:11

Well, would you have paid what I paid?

0:21:110:21:13

-I don't know, what did you pay?

-380 euros. It's a lot, isn't it?

0:21:130:21:18

-That is pricey.

-But I loved it.

-No, it's fantastic.

-Just utterly...

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-It's so simple.

-I think it's great.

0:21:220:21:24

-So effective, a little bit like myself.

-Simple.

0:21:240:21:27

-Yeah.

-I think...

-Vaguely effective.

0:21:270:21:29

-Yeah. Sorry, I left the end bit out.

-Thanks.

-Oh, naughty me.

0:21:290:21:34

-But I do like your little, what is it?

-Well, I think it is a dodo.

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It's not a dodo, I think

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it's more likely to be something like a wading bird, I think.

0:21:390:21:43

-You think, with that long beak?

-With the long beak.

0:21:430:21:45

Well, I think it could be a little walking stick handle.

0:21:450:21:48

-How much was that?

-I paid eight euros for it.

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-How much?

-Eight euros.

0:21:510:21:53

Good Lord, Christina, you really weren't in a spending mood.

0:21:530:21:56

-That's nothing, is it?

-I have to tell you, I completely adore...

0:21:560:22:00

-Tell me that's Lalique.

-It is Lalique. It is Lalique.

0:22:000:22:03

-Tell me it's signed.

-It is signed.

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I do like it a lot, I love Lalique glass,

0:22:050:22:08

and I do have a specialist dealer who buys Lalique from me.

0:22:080:22:11

-Oh, fabulous.

-So I'm hoping he's going to like that,

0:22:110:22:14

because I paid 140 euros for it.

0:22:140:22:16

-That's not too bad.

-Which isn't bad for a big piece.

0:22:160:22:18

It's not a rare pattern, but I think I can get away with that one.

0:22:180:22:21

Gorgeous, really love that.

0:22:210:22:22

All in all, I think it's another good showing.

0:22:220:22:25

-Yes, seriously impressive, well done, you.

-And you.

-Best of luck.

0:22:250:22:29

Oh, I will need it.

0:22:290:22:31

And so our continental contestants turn tail and return

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to their respective homes, laden with their treasure troves.

0:22:370:22:41

This game of two halves is about to step up a gear as they must

0:22:410:22:44

now sell all their wares.

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Back in his Brightlingsea bunker,

0:22:470:22:49

Mark is buffing up his Belgian booty.

0:22:490:22:52

There's no peace for the wicked, is there?

0:22:530:22:55

Here I am in my silver cleaning gloves, trying to clean these

0:22:550:22:58

cocktail items. They are looking absolutely pristine.

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But I had a fun day in Tongeren, a very big market,

0:23:020:23:05

full of lovely stuff.

0:23:050:23:06

And I spent ages looking for a cocktail shaker.

0:23:060:23:10

But I'm pleased with the other items as well.

0:23:100:23:12

My little cold-painted bronze chamois is rather nice,

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perched on a rocky piece of amethyst. Beautifully done.

0:23:170:23:22

I think that's going to find a buyer. The Lalique plate, I love.

0:23:220:23:25

It's just post-war, but it's in great condition.

0:23:250:23:28

A nice big piece, actually.

0:23:280:23:30

Well, something that's really needled me is the acupuncture model.

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Because actually, so far, I've got no leads,

0:23:360:23:39

and I don't know where I'm going to end up with that.

0:23:390:23:41

But we'll find it, we'll get there. And of course my body parts.

0:23:410:23:45

Interesting story - they are for Catholics who had illnesses

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and you'd go and buy the body part that you've got an illness in.

0:23:500:23:54

You'd take it to church

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and then you'd pray that the illness is cured.

0:23:560:24:00

So, rather macabre, but I do like a challenge.

0:24:000:24:03

There we are, look at that. Lovely and clean.

0:24:030:24:06

A polished performance from Mark there.

0:24:060:24:08

So, now she's back in Shropshire, how's Christina feeling?

0:24:080:24:13

So I had never been to Tongeren before in Belgium, and I absolutely loved it.

0:24:130:24:17

It was vast. And I'm really pleased with what I've bought back.

0:24:170:24:20

Firstly, I love this dressing case here

0:24:200:24:23

in this wonderful green leather.

0:24:230:24:24

I love the fact that it kind of evokes these wonderful

0:24:240:24:28

images of travelling in the early 20th century.

0:24:280:24:31

Then I bought this lantern. Not quite sure why I bought that.

0:24:310:24:35

It's a little bit damaged. It's a relatively modern piece.

0:24:350:24:37

I think it will be a good-looking thing,

0:24:370:24:39

maybe in somebody's hall, a lantern, it's quite in vogue at the moment.

0:24:390:24:43

The absolute piece de resistance for me

0:24:430:24:45

was this amazing weather vane, which I completely fell in love with.

0:24:450:24:49

I think I might have bought it with my heart rather than my head,

0:24:490:24:52

sadly, but I just think it's visually beautiful.

0:24:520:24:56

Moving on to my little silver-coloured

0:24:560:25:00

unidentified bird here.

0:25:000:25:03

Potentially a guillemot, potentially a water bird,

0:25:030:25:05

potentially a game bird. I think we'll just call it a bird.

0:25:050:25:08

I think it's a lovely thing, just the detail on it is so beautiful,

0:25:080:25:11

it's very, very realistic.

0:25:110:25:13

And then, of course, I bought my French cake stand,

0:25:130:25:16

and personally, I cannot wait to see that full of the most

0:25:160:25:20

beautiful French fancies, pastries, cakes.

0:25:200:25:24

Not good for the diet.

0:25:240:25:25

But, nonetheless, I've got a lot of work to do.

0:25:250:25:27

I've just got to find somebody with a big barn

0:25:270:25:29

for that weather vane, haven't I?

0:25:290:25:31

Hmm, she's a bit worried about that, isn't she?

0:25:310:25:34

But with their saddle bags bulging, both Christina

0:25:340:25:37

and Mark must now grab the reins and gallop off in search of profits.

0:25:370:25:41

It'll take research, tenacity and good old-fashioned legwork to win.

0:25:410:25:46

And lest we forget, no deal is done until the hand is shaken

0:25:460:25:50

and the money is taken. First to the fore is Mark.

0:25:500:25:53

He's headed to Colchester, hoping to shake out an early lead

0:25:530:25:57

with his first items.

0:25:570:25:59

I've brought my cocktail-related items to my friend, Matthew.

0:25:590:26:03

He and his partner love entertaining,

0:26:030:26:05

and particularly making very powerful cocktails.

0:26:050:26:08

So, fingers crossed, I'll be shaken but not stirred.

0:26:080:26:12

Remember, Mark paid just over £48 for the set.

0:26:120:26:16

Well, I bought them in Belgium, so they're continental.

0:26:160:26:19

And it was quite stylish.

0:26:190:26:21

And it is marked underneath, it's got a maker's name.

0:26:210:26:23

Who is the maker?

0:26:230:26:25

-Funnily enough, I don't know. But it's nice to have it.

-OK.

0:26:250:26:29

And then I spotted this,

0:26:290:26:32

which is like a bottle pourer.

0:26:320:26:34

And this, which is a little ice bucket.

0:26:340:26:37

What do you think of them now you've seen them in the flesh?

0:26:370:26:39

Well, I like them very much, particularly the cocktail shaker,

0:26:390:26:43

because I definitely need a new cocktail shaker.

0:26:430:26:46

I wanted a very reasonable sort of £80-£120 for the three items.

0:26:460:26:51

I was thinking maybe more 60 or £70.

0:26:510:26:55

Gosh!

0:26:550:26:57

I mean, that's quite a difference, isn't it? £70.

0:26:570:27:02

-And I'll make you a cocktail as well.

-Fantastic, let's do that.

0:27:020:27:05

MARK LAUGHS

0:27:050:27:07

Well, I am a bit shaken after that.

0:27:070:27:09

And so Mark makes a potent profit of £21.85 for the three items,

0:27:090:27:14

and toasts his success with a little snifter.

0:27:140:27:19

Lovely.

0:27:190:27:20

Meanwhile, Christina is also keen to get going with her first sale,

0:27:200:27:24

as she heads to a hamlet just outside Whitchurch in Shropshire.

0:27:240:27:28

So, I'm here to see my friend Diana. I've known her for ever and a day,

0:27:280:27:31

but you may know her from somewhere else.

0:27:310:27:34

I've brought my cake stand to show her.

0:27:340:27:36

She's pretty teched-up when it comes to baking,

0:27:360:27:38

so she's probably already got hundreds, but it's worth a shot.

0:27:380:27:42

So, she brings a French dish bought in Belgium to

0:27:420:27:45

Great British Bake Off contestant Diana.

0:27:450:27:48

-Just in time.

-What are you doing?

0:27:480:27:51

Busy making raspberry buns, so you can have a go.

0:27:510:27:54

Now, in there we're going to fold in.

0:27:540:27:58

-Gently teased.

-That's it.

0:27:580:28:02

-There we go. Let's do it. 160 degrees.

-Yeah.

0:28:020:28:06

-For 10, 15 minutes.

-Brilliant.

0:28:060:28:08

Just enough time for me to show you this cake stand.

0:28:080:28:10

-Come and have a look.

-OK, I knew there was an ulterior motive.

0:28:100:28:13

CHRISTINA LAUGHS

0:28:130:28:14

Yes, and as the cakes rise in the oven,

0:28:140:28:17

will Christina raise more than the £11 she paid for the glass display?

0:28:170:28:22

When you pick the lid up, it says there...

0:28:220:28:25

"France, 21," but it says "Arcoroc".

0:28:250:28:27

-I don't know what "Arcoroc" is.

-Yes, they make very good

0:28:270:28:31

-glass bowls, dishes, for catering.

-Really?

-Yes.

0:28:310:28:35

-Yes.

-You fount of all knowledge, you. My goodness.

0:28:350:28:38

It's a nice large size, it could be cheese, it could be...

0:28:380:28:42

-So, I need to sell it.

-You're right.

0:28:420:28:44

And I was hoping to get in the region of about -

0:28:440:28:47

don't drop it, it's glass - about £30, £40 for it.

0:28:470:28:51

What's it worth to you?

0:28:510:28:54

-25.

-Could I push you to 30?

0:28:540:28:58

-Yes.

-Or is 25...

-30 is fine.

-Is it?

0:28:580:29:02

Yeah, that's fine. So the cakes are going to go up by about 50p.

0:29:020:29:07

Oh, are they?

0:29:070:29:08

SHE LAUGHS

0:29:080:29:09

I'm a very expensive cooking lesson.

0:29:090:29:12

Christina makes a sumptuous profit of £18.89 for the cake display.

0:29:130:29:18

She doesn't have quite the same success

0:29:200:29:22

with her glass lantern, though.

0:29:220:29:23

Having spent £6 having it PAT tested,

0:29:230:29:26

she sells it for just 30 to shop owner Kate...

0:29:260:29:30

-£30.

-We'll do that.

0:29:300:29:32

Happy at £30.

0:29:320:29:33

..making a less than illuminating profit of £1.78.

0:29:330:29:38

Next stop on her travels is Tarporley in Cheshire,

0:29:380:29:41

where she's braving the elements.

0:29:410:29:44

I'm here in a very dark and pretty blustery Cheshire

0:29:440:29:48

to see a chap called Charles, who collects silver.

0:29:480:29:51

Now, I'm here to show him my dressing case.

0:29:510:29:53

The case isn't silver, but the content is.

0:29:530:29:56

So let's see if he's interested.

0:29:560:29:58

And interested enough to make a profit on the £120

0:29:580:30:02

she has invested in the case.

0:30:020:30:04

So I've brought you this dressing case,

0:30:040:30:07

which I thought you would quite like.

0:30:070:30:08

Open it up and see what you think.

0:30:080:30:10

But great that obviously it's got its original duster with it as well.

0:30:100:30:14

-And...

-Oh, that's rather nice.

-It is, isn't it?

0:30:140:30:16

Obviously, you've got a box missing there.

0:30:160:30:18

You've got the hand mirror missing there.

0:30:180:30:20

But the jars, I think this one in particular.

0:30:200:30:24

-JAR SQUEAKS

-Original squeak comes as an extra.

0:30:240:30:26

I don't pay extra for that.

0:30:260:30:27

-Are you sure?

-Absolutely not.

0:30:280:30:31

So you've got... Each one is hallmarked,

0:30:310:30:34

-obviously on the outside, for London 1912.

-OK.

0:30:340:30:36

And you've got the retailer stamp there,

0:30:360:30:39

-which is matched on the front of the case.

-Barrett & Sons.

0:30:390:30:42

Yeah, Barrett & Sons from Piccadilly.

0:30:420:30:44

I was hoping for £300 or £400 for it.

0:30:440:30:47

-Yes, that's a bit heavy, I think.

-Is it?

0:30:470:30:49

It does need a little bit of TLC. There are bits missing. So, 250.

0:30:490:30:54

-250, Charles, you're a very fair man.

-Jolly good.

-I'm very grateful.

0:30:540:30:57

Thank you very much, enjoy it.

0:30:570:30:59

Christina makes a profit on the travel case of £131.48,

0:30:590:31:04

which puts her way out in front.

0:31:040:31:06

So Mark will really need to shake his leg with his next sale.

0:31:060:31:10

He's headed to London with his box of unusual wax limbs,

0:31:100:31:13

which was his biggest buy in Belgium and stands him at almost £150.

0:31:130:31:18

I'm very excited about this.

0:31:200:31:21

I've come to East London, to the cabinet of curiosities.

0:31:210:31:26

I'm getting a bit scared.

0:31:260:31:27

Are you scared? Should we be scared together? Come on.

0:31:270:31:30

Oh, yes, let's.

0:31:300:31:32

Mark descends into the dark, dark depths of the museum,

0:31:320:31:35

where dreams and nightmares merge and nothing is quite as it seems.

0:31:350:31:39

ECHOING VOICE: Muhahahahaha!

0:31:390:31:41

THUNDER

0:31:410:31:43

Wow, these cabinets are full of the most amazing things.

0:31:430:31:46

I could be here for hours, you know.

0:31:460:31:48

I'm hoping this piece is going to fit in.

0:31:480:31:50

Should we go see what Rory thinks?

0:31:500:31:54

-Hello, Rory.

-Hello, how are you?

0:31:540:31:56

-I'm fine, nice to meet you. This is an amazing place.

-Thank you.

0:31:560:32:00

Talking of the unusual, I've brought this,

0:32:000:32:03

my own little cabinet of curiosities. I bought it in Belgium.

0:32:030:32:08

And I think it's mid-19th century, so 1860-ish, in an ebonised frame.

0:32:080:32:13

And I've learnt a bit about these - these little wax body parts

0:32:130:32:17

are related to the Catholic faith. They're known as ex votos.

0:32:170:32:22

And at first, I thought it was something that people go and put

0:32:220:32:25

in a church to pray for a miracle to heal an arm or a leg or a foot.

0:32:250:32:31

Actually, it's the other way round.

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Once it's been healed, they hang them in churches.

0:32:330:32:36

They're very interesting items.

0:32:360:32:38

I'd like to get around 200 to 300. What do you think?

0:32:380:32:42

I think we could probably offer you 220.

0:32:420:32:45

That's a very good offer.

0:32:450:32:47

Do you think I could just nudge you up a bit to sort of, say, 250?

0:32:470:32:50

-We could meet somewhere in the middle, maybe 230.

-230.

0:32:520:32:56

-I can't say no, it's a reasonable profit.

-Brilliant.

0:32:560:32:59

So Mr Stacey puts the Mark in macabre

0:32:590:33:02

and makes a chilling profit of £81.85 for the wax body parts.

0:33:020:33:07

And he looks relieved to be heading back above ground.

0:33:070:33:11

Well, it just shows you, doesn't it? If you buy interesting things

0:33:110:33:15

and you find the right buyer, you really can make a decent profit.

0:33:150:33:20

He then heads east to Essex

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and sells his Lalique dish to auctioneer Robin for £160,

0:33:220:33:26

topping up his profit pot by £56.30.

0:33:260:33:31

So, let's see what that does to their scores.

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Mark Stacey has sold three items, racking up a profit of £160.

0:33:350:33:40

Christina has also sold three and is only a few pounds

0:33:400:33:44

behind, £152.15 so far.

0:33:440:33:47

Yes, Mark has a slight lead on The Magpie,

0:33:480:33:51

so it's important he doesn't put a foot wrong.

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Until he does just that.

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After an unfortunate trip, our hero ends up with his leg in plaster.

0:33:560:34:01

So he decides to call his opponent to give her an update.

0:34:010:34:05

You know when I said break a leg? I didn't actually mean it.

0:34:070:34:10

I knew it was your fault. Listen, how's the foreign market for you?

0:34:100:34:13

-That lovely weather vane.

-I haven't sold that yet.

0:34:130:34:16

That was the star of the show for me.

0:34:160:34:19

Oh, you were very jealous about that, weren't you, darling?

0:34:190:34:21

-I do, I love it.

-How have you been getting on?

0:34:210:34:23

Well, profits have been reasonable, but I had a whole schedule of things

0:34:230:34:27

to do, and then of course this puts you back to square one, as it were.

0:34:270:34:31

Oh, sweetheart. Well, look, very, very best of luck.

0:34:310:34:34

-And to you, Christina.

-Break a leg.

0:34:340:34:37

-HE LAUGHS

-She said break a leg again.

0:34:370:34:39

What's she trying to do, sabotage me completely? Help.

0:34:390:34:43

Yes, well, while Christina shows a modicum of concern,

0:34:430:34:47

it does mean she has a slight advantage.

0:34:470:34:49

With Mark temporarily laid up, she can race ahead with her sales.

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So, with her biggest purchase in hand, The Magpie

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flutters down to the capital to see whether a fair wind is blowing.

0:34:570:35:01

I'll let you into a little secret -

0:35:010:35:02

I'm really rather nervous about this.

0:35:020:35:04

I spent an awful lot of money on this weather vane

0:35:040:35:06

because I absolutely adored it.

0:35:060:35:08

I've brought it down to London with me

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to visit a chap called Robert Young,

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who has a reputation as being the UK's leading folk art specialist.

0:35:110:35:15

I sincerely hope he likes it.

0:35:150:35:16

Well, let's hope he does, as Christina paid a whopping £281.

0:35:160:35:22

-She may need more than just luck.

-How lovely to meet you.

0:35:220:35:25

We spoke on the phone about my weather vane.

0:35:250:35:28

What do you think now you've seen it in the flesh?

0:35:280:35:31

-It's got some good points and some bad, to be honest.

-OK.

0:35:310:35:34

What we like about this, what's nice about the movement...

0:35:340:35:37

-It has got something nice.

-A little bit.

0:35:370:35:39

..is the long back, the longer than normal back.

0:35:410:35:44

You know, it's elongated, so it's not anatomically correct.

0:35:440:35:48

And so that accentuates the movement.

0:35:480:35:50

And is that good that it's not anatomically...?

0:35:500:35:52

For this it is, because what's important about this is the movement.

0:35:520:35:55

-What we don't like is the fact that it has been interfered with.

-Right.

0:35:550:35:59

This paint is not old. It's not original to it.

0:35:590:36:03

-And we know that because you can see...

-It's all flaking off.

0:36:030:36:06

-Not only that, but it's painted over rust.

-Oh.

0:36:060:36:09

Well, having done a very brief look online,

0:36:090:36:13

-I would be hoping for maybe £600 or £700 for it.

-You'd be lucky.

0:36:130:36:17

-Oh, really?

-The problem is that we have to do work to it,

0:36:170:36:20

and we don't like doing work to anything.

0:36:200:36:22

-I wouldn't be able to pay you more than 500.

-More than £500.

0:36:220:36:26

Are you absolutely sure?

0:36:260:36:29

I can make it a little bit less if you want.

0:36:290:36:30

-No, no, don't do that!

-THEY LAUGH

0:36:300:36:33

£500, Robert, we have a deal.

0:36:330:36:35

Thank you very, very much.

0:36:350:36:37

Would you look at that, she paid big but made big.

0:36:370:36:40

The weather vane spins a whacking profit of £218.52,

0:36:400:36:46

by cleverly tracking down the perfect buyer.

0:36:460:36:49

Fantastic, just over £200 profit, but the real bonus for me

0:36:490:36:52

is the fact I've managed to find somebody who appreciates that

0:36:520:36:55

weather vane as much as I did. I'm gutted to have sold it.

0:36:550:36:58

But never mind, let's hope it will be plain sailing from here on in.

0:36:580:37:02

Mark, meanwhile, still has two more items in his selling conundrum.

0:37:020:37:06

And next up, he's taking his acupuncture model

0:37:060:37:09

to Ramsgate-based antiques collector Vicky.

0:37:090:37:12

But will it earn him more than the £63 he paid for it?

0:37:120:37:16

-What do you think about it?

-I love it. I love his face.

0:37:160:37:19

-It's very vintage, isn't it?

-Yes.

-Movie stars from the '50s,

0:37:190:37:22

they're very chiselled, aren't they? Very sort of upright.

0:37:220:37:25

He's a good-looking lad, isn't he? He's got many attributes about him.

0:37:250:37:29

-Yes.

-All right, keep it clean, Stacey!

0:37:290:37:33

And obviously he was originally used as an acupuncture model to

0:37:330:37:37

show patients their points, their power points.

0:37:370:37:40

I'm definitely interested.

0:37:400:37:42

I was kind of thinking around the 100 mark.

0:37:420:37:45

Is there any way I could force you up another tenner?

0:37:450:37:49

-Yes.

-Are you sure?

-Let's do it.

-Because I still think, actually,

0:37:490:37:52

if you decide to sell, there's a bit of a profit margin.

0:37:520:37:55

There's still something in it for me.

0:37:550:37:57

But I think you're going to have him for a while.

0:37:570:37:59

-I do think so.

-Let's shake on 110.

0:37:590:38:01

Mark makes a profit of £47.04 for the model

0:38:010:38:04

and he's down to his final item,

0:38:040:38:06

so heads further along the coast with his amethyst-mounted

0:38:060:38:10

bronze beast, and he's hoping Hove-based collector Sue will

0:38:100:38:14

want to pay more than the £51 he paid for it.

0:38:140:38:18

Sue, as soon as I saw this, I thought of you.

0:38:180:38:20

It's lovely to be thought of. Isn't it beautiful?

0:38:200:38:23

Oh, I do like that, Mark.

0:38:230:38:25

The detail on the fur and painting of the eyes,

0:38:250:38:27

-I think there's a certain amount of quality there.

-There is.

0:38:270:38:30

A lot of it depends on how expensive you are.

0:38:300:38:33

Well, I was hoping for sort of around 120-150. Is that...?

0:38:330:38:38

I'll give you 100 but no more.

0:38:380:38:40

You've got that look on, haven't you?

0:38:400:38:42

Well, I'm not going to shake your hand, shall we have a cuddle?

0:38:420:38:45

-Awww...

-Thank you so much. I knew you'd love it.

0:38:450:38:48

Well, the rules do state that a handshake seals the deal,

0:38:480:38:51

but on this occasion, a cuddle seems to suffice.

0:38:510:38:54

Well, he has got a broken ankle.

0:38:540:38:56

Mark nearly doubles his money and makes £48.15 for his deer,

0:38:560:39:01

and he's done.

0:39:010:39:03

Hoping to swoop in on her final profits,

0:39:030:39:06

Christina is in London armed with her bird's head which,

0:39:060:39:09

after a bit of research, she's now identified as a curlew.

0:39:090:39:13

I've come to Michael German Antiques in London

0:39:130:39:15

to meet a chap called Dominic.

0:39:150:39:17

Hopefully he'll be able to enlighten me

0:39:170:39:19

as to exactly what it was used for. And he might even want to buy it.

0:39:190:39:22

Remember, her ornithological objet d'art cost her almost £6.

0:39:240:39:29

My goodness, this is a treasure trove, is it not?

0:39:290:39:31

Well, there's quite a few things in here. We pack it all in.

0:39:310:39:33

So, tell me about the history of the walking cane.

0:39:330:39:36

I assume it grew out of necessity, did it not?

0:39:360:39:38

I mean, if you had a walking cane...

0:39:380:39:39

-But then it became a subject of fashion.

-It did.

0:39:390:39:43

People very much confuse them for ambulatory aids,

0:39:430:39:46

but in fact the canes we sell are mainly from the Victorian period

0:39:460:39:50

and they were primarily a fashion accessory.

0:39:500:39:53

Truly, perhaps, the first fashion accessory.

0:39:530:39:56

We've been talking a lot about walking canes,

0:39:560:39:58

and what I've brought you, I'm not entirely sure

0:39:580:40:01

-it was a walking cane head.

-Right.

0:40:010:40:03

-Shall I show you?

-Go on, then.

0:40:030:40:05

-Ta-da!

-Goodness! Yes, that is...

0:40:050:40:08

-Are you thoroughly underwhelmed?

-Well, no, it's...

0:40:080:40:11

It's not without charm, is it?

0:40:110:40:13

I was confused because obviously this section here is rectangular.

0:40:130:40:17

Generally speaking, obviously the cane handles tend to be

0:40:170:40:20

-round in diameter.

-Exactly.

0:40:200:40:23

And this would imply, to me, that it's come from a parasol originally.

0:40:230:40:28

Right. What do you think would be a fair price?

0:40:280:40:31

What would you be willing to pay for it?

0:40:310:40:34

Well, 55 would be the very, very best.

0:40:340:40:36

-I'm very happy at £55.

-Good.

-Absolutely.

0:40:360:40:39

Thank you very much.

0:40:390:40:40

Christina makes a final profit of £49.07 for the silver bird's head,

0:40:400:40:45

but was it enough for her to take flight and win today's competition?

0:40:450:40:49

All will soon be revealed,

0:40:490:40:51

but first, let's remind ourselves what they spent in Belgium.

0:40:510:40:55

Having each started the day with £750 worth of euros to spend,

0:40:550:40:59

Mark made five purchases and spent £414.81.

0:40:590:41:04

Christina also took home five items and, with electrical tests,

0:41:040:41:08

spent marginally more - £445.26.

0:41:080:41:13

But who has made the most profit?

0:41:130:41:16

All the money from today's challenge

0:41:160:41:17

will go to Mark and Christina's chosen charities,

0:41:170:41:20

so let's find out who is our

0:41:200:41:22

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is champion.

0:41:220:41:24

-Christina, we did have fun in Belgium, didn't we?

-Didn't we just!

0:41:260:41:29

-We started in the dark...

-I know! You bought some lovely things.

0:41:290:41:33

-Oh, that weather vane!

-I loved that weather vane.

0:41:330:41:36

I'm dreading the result on that one.

0:41:360:41:38

What about your weird and wacky and wonderful wax things?

0:41:380:41:41

The ex votos.

0:41:410:41:43

-What?

-Ex votos, they're called.

-Oh, OK. How fascinating!

0:41:430:41:46

And I sold them to a wonderful macabre museum in Hackney,

0:41:460:41:50

-in London.

-That sounds exciting.

-Which is great.

-Yeah.

0:41:500:41:53

You bought some other lovely things as well, didn't you?

0:41:530:41:55

That lovely dodo walking stick.

0:41:550:41:57

-Which wasn't a dodo.

-Really?

-Yeah.

-Oh!

0:41:570:41:59

-Surprisingly enough.

-I was convinced!

0:41:590:42:01

I found out it was a curlew.

0:42:010:42:03

It would have been so much rarer had it been a dodo.

0:42:030:42:05

Wouldn't it just! I would have made much more money, probably.

0:42:050:42:10

What about your lovely little Bergmann bronze?

0:42:100:42:12

Yes, the little chamois. Well, I found a right buyer for it.

0:42:120:42:16

-I did all right on that, actually.

-Oh, good, well done.

0:42:160:42:19

How all right did you do? I'm intrigued.

0:42:190:42:21

-Oh, ready, after three?

-OK.

0:42:210:42:23

-Ready?

-One...

-BOTH: Two, three.

0:42:230:42:27

-Oh, Christina! Well done!

-Oh, my goodness!

0:42:270:42:31

-That was amazing!

-What was your biggest profit?

0:42:310:42:33

What was my biggest profit? I think it has to be the weather vane.

0:42:330:42:37

-What did you make on it?

-I sold it for £500.

0:42:370:42:39

-You did very well.

-I was very pleased,

0:42:390:42:41

but bearing in mind what you've been through,

0:42:410:42:43

I think that is phenomenal.

0:42:430:42:45

I'm very happy, and well done, you. Congratulations.

0:42:450:42:47

Thank you. Come on, we need to get inside and get a cup of tea.

0:42:470:42:50

-You need to get that leg up.

-I'll...

0:42:500:42:52

CHRISTINA LAUGHS

0:42:520:42:53

And so Christina is the winner, having made triple-figure

0:42:550:42:58

profits on the dressing case and the weather vane.

0:42:580:43:01

I can't believe it. I really can't believe it.

0:43:030:43:05

It just goes to show that all that hard work wasn't in vain.

0:43:050:43:08

Christina trumped me with that wonderful weather vane.

0:43:080:43:12

I wish I'd seen that. The wind was in her favour.

0:43:120:43:16

But Mark will have another chance to outwit Christina tomorrow

0:43:160:43:20

when our duo go head-to-head at an auction in Kent.

0:43:200:43:24

Christina Trevanion and Mark Stacey are off to Belgium for a contest of the collectibles. Has the magpie uncovered an extinct bird in the shape of a Victorian cane topper? Will Mark Stacey get pricked by an acupuncture model? And who will win?