Tim Wonnacott heads to Lincoln as the reds and blues go head-to-head in another Bargain Hunt battle, armed with experts David Harper and Kate Bliss.
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Shopping against the clock for bargains is always a challenge.
Is it that time already?
Let's go bargain hunting.
Bargain Hunt is in Lincoln,
where dealers from all over Europe are hawking their wares.
Here's what to expect.
'Our teams are like chalk and cheese.
'Frank and Ella - decisive...'
-We're going for it.
-We're going for it.
'..but I can't say the same about Tim and Beth.'
-Are you happy with it?
-You don't want to do it?
-We've got to do it.
-We don't want to do it.
All that is yet to come.
Each team gets £300 and an hour to shop for three items.
The team that makes the most at auction wins. Amazingly simple.
So let's go and meet today's amazing teams.
So, competing on Bargain Hunt today we have two couples.
For the reds, Ella and Frank. Welcome.
And for the blues, Beth and Tim. Great name, Tim!
-Tell me, how long have you been together?
-Does it seem a day too long?
-Seems too long.
-How did you meet?
-We met in Hong Kong.
-What were you doing in Hong Kong?
-We were in the forces.
-What was your role?
-I was looking after mail in the army post office.
-And you got your number one "male"?
-Everybody got their mail on time!
So, in the telephone exchange, did you have any interesting calls?
-I had one from the Duchess of Kent.
-Did you listen in?
No, I didn't listen in.
I thought I must listen to her voice again, so I rang her back.
"Did you get through to your husband all right, ma'am?" "Yes, I did!"
-Frank, you're retired?
-Tell us about your life in the army.
Joined as a boy soldier, 16 and a half, and served 25 years in the Royal Engineers.
-Tell me about your propeller.
-I've been prepped!
I've got a World War I propeller, a four-prop,
eight-foot span from a Hispano aeroplane made in 1914.
I'm the proud owner of one of these.
Where do you display an eight-foot propeller?
I had an extension built.
It's the only place it could fit.
We hope you do extraordinarily well. Now, kids...
You've heard the old masters.
-You're just about to get spliced?
We've got an example of what 47 years worth of married life will do for you.
So we wish you all the best. What do you do for a living?
I'm a student at Nottingham University, studying business management.
Sounds just like University Challenge.
When you're not studying, what do you get up to?
I'm into music. I sing in a heavy metal band. I'm a singer-screamer.
And Tim is one of the guitarists in the heavy metal band.
-Is that how you met?
-Yes, it is how we met.
I absolutely hated Tim the first minute I met him.
A couple of months later, my friend asked me to be in his heavy metal band.
I turned up at practice. Tim opened the door and a year later, we're engaged.
-You thought he was a complete swine.
-Turned out to be a prince.
-How lovely is that?
-Tim, what do you do?
-I work with a Christian mission organisation called the Navigators.
A worldwide organisation based in Nottingham, working with students
having meaningful conversations about what they believe in.
-What about hobbies?
-Like Beth's mentioned, we're in a band.
That takes up a lot of my time.
-What plans have you got?
-We'll stay in Nottingham for a few years.
Ambitions-wise, we're looking to go to Fiji and be missionaries.
-On the beach with coconuts!
-Really? How lovely is that?
-Are you confident about beating the reds?
-Our tactic is conservative.
-Spend less money, make less of a loss.
-That's your strategy, is it?
We'll see how you get on, but now it's the money moment. £300 apiece.
You know the rules. Your experts await.
Off you go and very, very good luck.
'Time to meet our experts.
'Looking after the reds...
'The blues are under the safe supervision of...'
I'm looking for something Art Deco. I like those and I like Vesta cases.
Not expensive. On the cheaper side, so more money for our bonus buy.
-Frank, what about you?
-I like Crown Derby.
-It would be interesting to find a piece to sell in Derby.
Are you in agreement?
I'm trying to be realistic. I think we'll make a loss.
-I still want to win!
Three, two, one... One hour starts now.
We'd better get started. Let's cheer him up.
-You like the decoration?
-How about that one?
-A mock Vesta?
-Open it from the side and you'll see.
-Oh, I say!
-That's very sweet.
-< That's not my mother and father.
It's very Victorian, but it could be later.
That design is incredibly Victorian but you find them made in the 1930s,
even in the 1940s, in the Victorian style
for older people whose taste was still Victorian. What date is that?
I can only say "vintage" cos I haven't got a date on it.
-It is silver. I think it could even be, er...
It's continental but it was imported into this country and stamped 925.
925 being the Sterling silver stamp. so it's a British grade of silver.
-How much is that?
< £10 off that.
-Do it 25 and we'll have it.
-Can we make the difference at 28?
-Over to you.
-You're buying it. That's fine.
-You liked it, Ella.
-Do you think it'll make a profit?
-I don't see why it shouldn't.
-We'll accept that.
-That's lovely. I would buy that myself.
-Yes, maybe. I don't know if they would be useable.
I think they're nice. They're coffee spoons and they are silver.
They've got the hallmark there.
The finials are simulated and made to look like coffee beans.
People do buy them. Some still use nice silver.
They also make good presents. £28. I don't think that's bad for six.
-Do you think they would sell?
-Yes. It's just a question of how much.
-What could you do on those, please?
-25 would be the best on those.
I don't think we would get 25 in an auction room.
We could come back later, depending on what else we see.
-Keep them up there.
'Fair enough, but I hope no-one snaps them up while you're away.'
You do come across some unusual objects in these fairs.
What do you think this dirty great joker is?
If I let this end down and try not to trip up too many people...
..we get to reveal this distant end.
We've got a galvanised ring and a brass ferrule
that connects up to an ash shaft.
If you're a coarse angler... And you've got to think piscatorial.
..what you'd like to do is to insert your line into this galvanised ring
and then this tremendous pole will enable you
to take your line, if you're a coarse fisherman,
out over a canal or a river or a lake and get the lure
that much further out over the water.
It's a kind of fisherman's extension pole. Look how clever this is.
We've got brass sections and an iron screw-up ring.
If I unscrew it, you can see how that ring fits into the groove.
Then you can take it apart.
It's socketed in such a way that all four pieces fit beautifully
and securely cos what you'd not want
is for this thing to fall apart when you've got it over the river.
It's a really interesting piece of fishing kit.
What's it worth?
Sadly, this is not stamped by the great maker of fishing tackle, Hardy.
Because it isn't marked by the maker, the dealer is asking £60.
But if it had the magical "Hardy's of Alnwick" on it,
it would be worth the top end of 200.
A little egg cruet, but it's silver plate rather than silver.
Silver plate won't sell as well in a saleroom.
-There's a market for this, especially from America.
-I heard the other day, on one of your programmes.
-I wouldn't believe a word.
-This is selling well in America.
-What do you think of this, Kate?
-Well, it's a shame about the damage.
-Kate, what do you think of this?
-A little sugar hod or a salt.
Again, it's silver plate.
-It's not going to make a great deal.
-It's so weird!
'Don't take it personally, Beth.'
-A scent bottle, is it?
-Scent bottles always go down well.
They do, but it's difficult to date. Are you confident it's '30s?
I know it's before '50s because I know the house myself.
-I remember it as a boy. Giving my age away!
-That's a good provenance.
What's the trade on that?
I mean, it's speculative, isn't it?
It is. Everybody's so critical, they'll say, "How old is it?"
The gilding is hardly rubbed.
It's crystal with gold gild.
It's probably gold leaf. At least gold paper. It could be gold leaf.
What about £25, then?
20 would be great. I'm just saying.
-Can you do 20?
-Yeah. Go on, then.
-It can be 20.
You are a gentleman. Thank you very much.
We've had 34 and a half minutes.
-Just over half.
-All right, let's find something.
But don't panic. We're going to find something.
'The red team have made two purchases
'but the blues have bought nothing.
'Tim and Beth are heading back for the coffee spoons.'
I don't even remember where they were.
-Are they in one of these?
-I think they're back here, guys.
Can you see them? No, I've sold them. >
-We'd better crack on, then.
There's always another one.
Oh, well. That's fine.
'Oh, dear. Things aren't going too well.
'You need some help - and I know just the man.'
Have that. I want you just to handle this.
Come here and have a look at these.
I'll ask Kate what she thinks.
They look miserable on the outside.
This stuff is Satsuma, Japanese earthenware.
It's made about 1910 and what I really like is that.
That gold and iron-red mark, that's the Satsuma decorator's mark.
That is a signed piece.
It's priced up at £8. She might let you have it for a fiver.
There's a signed piece. It's priced up at £18.
I've got a feeling in my waterworks.
You should have a cogitate, otherwise I get the wallet out.
I know I shouldn't do this but you haven't bought anything!
You're over halfway through and you come in from the freezing cold.
-I think it's a Christian act.
-Just to even mention it. Anyway, I'm off.
-Thank you very much.
'At last! They took the plunge and bought the Satsuma ware for £20.
'But the clock's ticking and they still need two more bargains.'
-The lady says Liberty.
-Liberty. I say.
It's very Art Nouveau. It's pewter.
1900, maybe 1910 in date.
Prior to the First World War.
There you go, Tudric, the Liberty design sold through Liberty's.
That was their "brand".
That is lovely. The 19th hole.
I've just realised, there's only 18 holes in golf.
-You do know what the 19th hole is?
-There's me, a golfer!
That's got a golfing feel. You've got Liberty's, Tudric.
-And you've got a bit of humour.
A lovely ancient golfer from the early 20th century.
-Do you think only golfers will buy this?
You'll appeal to the golfer,
to people who collect Liberty's Tudric range.
You'll appeal to Art Nouveau collectors.
-Absolute best price?
That's what the lady wants. The absolute death.
-I think we've got to have it.
-Rather than your Crown Derby?
-You agree with that?
-Yeah. I like it.
'Wow! The reds have bagged their three items. The blues have some serious catching-up to do.'
-Is it a nut-cracker?
-I don't think that's what it was made for.
I think it's a sewing clamp.
This would be used to clamp your piece of material.
Rather than a nutcracker?
It's quite a delicate thing to crack nuts with.
It's treen, turned wood. I think it's boxwood.
Then we've got a transfer print
titled "The Tower of London from Tower Hill".
This is known as Mauchline ware, which is souvenir ware.
It started off up in Mauchline in Scotland.
You see all sorts of turned treen objects -
little boxes, often sewing-related items.
Is it something you'd be interested in?
-You can make the call.
-Don't put the pressure on me.
-You're the expert. What do you reckon?
-What can you do, madam, on that?
-20 sounds good.
-I think that sounds good. Are you happy?
-Go for it.
We'll take that as well, please. Once we get going, we can't stop! Thank you very much.
'Minutes to go, Tim and Beth need one more item. Come on, blues! Chop, chop!'
-Are you dog lovers?
-Not a fan of dogs but Beth likes them.
Take a look at this, guys.
What do you think of that?
It's not something I would buy, but for the right dog lover.
Let me tell you what it is.
This is hand-painted. I think it's an Alsatian dog.
Not only is it hand-painted on this porcelain tile, it's also signed.
Now, Bryan Cox was a decorator at the Worcester porcelain factory.
He's a well-known Worcester artist.
So people who collect Worcester may go for something like this,
as well as people who love dogs because even if you don't like dogs
it is a nicely painted object.
The stall holder says we can have it for £80.
-What would you be looking at it fetching at auction?
-Between 70 and 100.
I like the sound of that.
If the right people were there, or we'll be hard pushed to get £60.
-I'll put my trust in you, Kate.
I don't think you'll get too short of £80.
Right, that's it. Time's up.
It's up to the experts to spend the leftover lolly on the bonus buy item
which will be revealed at auction.
If the teams select it, it can make the difference between winning and losing.
Before the bonus buy handover, let's check out what the reds bought.
'The reds started well with this silver travelling picture frame.
'A 1930s scent bottle was picked up.
'And, finally, Emma and Frank bought a Tudric tankard.'
-You're pretty relaxed, you Speedy Gonzalez two.
-Are you happy?
-30 minutes to spare, I'm told.
I didn't realise.
Which is your favourite piece, Frank?
-Without a shadow of a doubt the pewter mug.
-Do you agree?
No, I like my little Vesta thing I bought. A little Vesta...
-With photographs in it.
-Oh, is it? Not dirty photographs?
Right. Pity. Now, um...
-How much did you spend?
-I want £182 off you.
-Do you want it now?
I'll take it from you now.
You've got £182 and a pavilion full of stuff and very good luck.
Meanwhile, why don't we remind ourselves what the blues bought?
'I rather like the collection of Satsuma ware.
'They spent the same amount on this Mauchline ware sewing clamp.
'And finally, they spent £80
'on this hand-painted porcelain plaque. Woof.
-How fab was that?
Five minutes to spare!
-Did you have fun, Timbo?
-What was your favourite bit?
My favourite piece, I think, was the jasmine... the teapots.
-The two teapots that we managed to find.
-MY tea set!
-Very good luck with that. How much did you spend?
-So have got £180 of leftover lolly?
-We do, indeed.
-Who's got it?
You've got £180? Very good. Hand that straight over.
-Look at that! Crisp notes!
-£180. Well done.
-You've got your boots on.
-I have. I'm not taking any chances!
-So, while the experts are off finding their bonus buy,
I'm off on a Jacobean jaunt.
'Hatfield House in Hertfordshire-
'where hurricanes hardly happen - has an impressive history.
'It was built in the 17th century by Robert Cecil,
'the first Earl of Salisbury.
'It was designed to entertain great figures of politics and royalty.'
This is the grand kitchen which, of course, is the engine room of the whole place.
An army does not march on an empty stomach.
Cooking for a function here for the top end of 500 people
would require considerable equipment and commitment.
This fire grate dates from before about 1800,
because the hearth is entirely open.
Effectively, you can't bake anything in this fire.
It's entirely set up for roasting.
The most important piece of kit is the spit work.
What we've got up here is a fan inserted up this flue.
The hot air rises. It turns the fan, which turns the iron bar,
which turns the cog, which turns the wheel,
which turns the spit,
which turns the beast impaled on these prongs.
So how did you do your baking? You come to these subsidiary ovens.
This is a warming oven. In the bottom, you'd stick some charcoal.
That you'd use for warming plates.
If you were doing a souffle and wanted a more controllable heat,
the charcoal would go in there
and you'd shove the dishes in there.
Ditto, this little lot up here. That's more particularly for bread.
And spread around this central cooking area
are a number of specialist rooms for different culinary subjects.
In here's the pastry making department.
I like it crusty!
This is the still room.
Strictly, the space where distillation of spirits took place.
In other words, they made hooch.
They also used it for pickling and preserving.
This big fellow was made to hold ice.
You'd use that ice to chill down ice cream and jellies.
Now, talking of jellies, no jelly's any good without a mould.
Every kitchen, from the 18th century onwards,
had a battery of these fellows.
They're tinned because copper, if you get it wet, goes green.
That called verdigris and it's poison.
To make sure you didn't poison yourself,
the tinner would put tin inside then you could put edibles in it.
Ooh, I do like a good grind!
This has to be one of the biggest mortars you've seen in a kitchen.
We've got this lump of white marble
and an amazing turned mahogany pestle.
Isn't that superb?
Inside here, if you give it a bit of a niff...
Smell that. It's curry powder. Curry powder!
Imported from the east from the early part of the 18th century
and used to spice up your cuisine.
So how did you control all the massive expenditure of this, the engine room of the house?
One of the methods was to fill in an enormous ledger like this,
which I know looks a bit like the parliamentary expenses claim forms.
Actually, this is something
that Lord Salisbury would approve every week.
In this particular week, they had a beano.
This week ending 24th October 1846,
no less a personage than Queen Victoria visited Hatfield.
They consumed a deuce of a lot of stuff that week.
1,754 pounds of beef, for example.
They ate 1,600 eggs
and consumed 709 bottles of wine.
At the end of the day, the dear old Marquis puts his initials down
and says, "Pay the lot."
'Whilst I've been off on my travels,
'our experts have been shopping for their bonus buy, so let's look at what David has bought.'
-Ella and Frank, you spent a miserable £118.
-We thought that was good.
Not too bad, actually. £182 went to David Harper.
Oh. That surprised me.
-I like to try and trick you.
-BOTH: What is it?
-Well, it's a padlock.
-Look what it's made of. Solid silver.
A frivolous item. Why would you make a padlock out of silver?
You might as well spend a fraction on a steel one.
-Do you have a key?
-No. You don't need a key.
-Not difficult to get into.
-It's not secure but it looks flash.
Quite. So it doesn't work as a padlock.
-It's made of silver.
-I love it!
-How much did it cost?
-How much do you think?
I'd go with 30, 35.
It should be 30, 35. It was made in 1985 and it cost me £15.
-It's quite modern.
If that doesn't make money at 15 quid...
-How much is it going to make?
-So £25, £30?
-All day long.
-All right, fine.
-That'll do us.
You don't have to decide right now.
It depends on your financial position, having sold three items.
It's grand to be back in Derbyshire
at the Mackworth Hotel with Charles Hanson auctions.
-Here is the man - Carlos.
-Good morning, Tim.
You've got a nice crowded room and we've got some nice goods to sell.
First up is this absolutely charming
Vesta case-like photo frame. Don't you think that's a nice thing?
-I thought the great Roman goddess, Vesta, but it isn't.
It's a lovely photo frame.
I thought it might be a Vesta case that's chopped in half. It's not.
-It was made as a photo frame.
It's continental, 925 marked.
However, it is early 20th century.
-Probably equates to George V without the hallmark.
-What's your estimate?
The decoration is good. My guide price between £20 and £30.
-They paid £28. It could take off.
-I can see it making a bit more.
This scent bottle. Once upon a time had eau de Cologne in it.
What we're left with is this cheaply made moulded glass jobby
-with hideous gold stripes.
-I quite agree.
I'll be calling it decorative. It's frivolous.
-It's not a great object.
-It cost £20. What's your estimate?
-It looks to be 1950s.
My guide price on a really, really good day, £25. Bad day, 15.
-There could be a smell about.
-Now, the Tudric tankard.
-It's very stylish. Do you like it?
-Tim, I do.
It's hammered. We think back to the great Arthur Lasenby Liberty.
1875 and from that period, the great arts and crafts,
epitomises those wonderful names, Archibald Knox, his Tudric range.
I like this bifurcated handle. It's such a smart thing.
-They paid 70. What's your estimate?
-My guide price is £40 to £60.
-That's cautious, realistic, Tim.
-That's not so terribly optimistic.
-They'll need their bonus buy.
-Thank you very much.
-Slightly strange modern object.
-It is strange.
It's a rectangular padlock, really, hallmarked silver, fairly modern.
The only thing of great curiosity is what this mark is for.
Bit corporate. I think it's from one of those weekends when you went off
to a grand country house.
-But it is silver.
-It only cost that cunning monkey Harper £15.
He's very shrewd. You could melt that down and get £15 back.
It's a screw lock. It's novelty value, worth between £20 and £30.
20 to 30. He paid £15. That's a good bonus buy.
Anyway, now for the blues.
I own up to having a vested interest in the Satsuma
little pot and two bowls.
We kind of came together, Tim and Beth and I, over this.
I'm intrigued that they bought it. They paid a modest £20.
I quite rate this. It's a bit brown and crazed.
-Which is not good, but it's got a look, I think. Don't you?
It's got a very good character mark.
We think of the great Kinkozans, the Yabu Meizans of the Satsuma world.
It's certainly Meiji period. I'm going to say 1890, 1900.
Sparsely decorated, which we don't associate with the finest type.
-It is good quality.
We like to be cautious, to maximise returns to our clients
and to create interest in the saleroom.
-My guide price is between 20 and 30.
-If that makes sense.
-I've got the message. Perfect.
-Won't make £100?
With the right buyers, it might creep up.
That's your attitude and I like it. Now, clamp coming up.
This so-called Mauchline clamp. It's a sewing accoutrement.
It has the worse printed image, but apart from that it's lovely.
It's a nice piece of treen.
We know about Mauchline ware, Scotland from the 1820s.
We saw the termination of Mauchline ware by about 1933.
It's decorative. I would say it's circa 1910.
-Made for a great tourist market.
-Yes. How much is it worth, Charles?
I hope it will make between £30 and £35.
They paid £20 for it. It is a pretty poor specimen.
That's a price that you'd be lucky to get, in my view.
Lastly, is this dog plaque.
-It's an Alsatian.
-It is. It's a German shepherd.
You'll be judging Crufts before you know where you are.
Definitely an Alsatian. That is a popular breed and that is the point.
The enamel is superb. It is hand-painted by Bryan Cox.
He worked at the factory from 1946 until he retired in 1995.
-What's it worth?
-Between £40 and £60.
-That's a good come-on price because they paid 80.
Anyway, they've got lots of potential.
They might need their bonus buy so let's have a look at it.
Beth and Tim. Great name. Now, Kate.
You had £180 to spend. What did you blow it on?
Beth, you might have to be my assistant.
-Look at that!
-It is a clock - or a timepiece.
I think it's probably around 1900.
A little damage to the painting but it has got some age.
-Shall I take it from you?
-Thank you. It is a bit of a lump.
It's got its workings. A fairly bog-standard movement.
An attractive piece to put on your wall.
And quite commercial. People like them for their kitchens.
Shall we have a look up its bottom?
-One of those German open-frame movements. See that?
The English ones have solid brass plates.
Imported, I guess, and sold here.
-How much do you think we'll get?
-I'll tell you what I paid.
I paid the grand price of £90. So I had a good go at spending £120.
I'll be honest. I would put an estimate of £80 to £100 on it.
We're right in the middle.
-Would you put it in your kitchen?
-No, I wouldn't. Definitely not!
It's interesting because it's just the sort of thing somebody in a country cottage would want.
-If you had an older style house.
-Are you happy?
You don't have to decide now.
Let's find out what the auctioneer thinks about Kate's dial clock.
Is this something that'll sell?
Nice honey oak glow to it, Tim.
-It's got a wonderful old tavern, schoolhouse look.
-Enamel dial and stylish but what do you think?
-I think this is rubbed.
It's a perfectly nice kitchen dial type. I don't love it.
I think this will stand very proud and I quite like it.
I see it in a fine Derbyshire kitchen.
I'm glad it appeals to your youthful eye. That's where the market is.
-What is your estimate?
-The auctioneer's favourite - 80 to 120.
Kate Bliss paid £90 and she hopes it's going to clock up a profit.
-You're in charge, Charles?
-Yes, Tim. I'm in charge.
-Well done, boy.
-Ella and Frank, are you excited?
Your first lot is the picture frame that looks like a Vesta case.
It's estimated at £20 to £30. You paid £20.
-I think it's going to do well. Here it comes.
-I hope so.
A very nice novelty silver mock Vesta case.
I will start this lot at £25. Do I see eight now?
Do I see eight? Eight. 30.
Two. Five. Eight. I'm out...
Five. 50, madam?
-Five, sir. Against you...
-Come on, Charles!
..Your bid, sir, at 60. I'll take five now. Five. 70?
70. Five? Are you sure? No more. 70.
I'll take five. Fair warning. We say sale. All out...?
That's very good, isn't it? That's marvellous. That's £42.
You haven't even started! The scent bottle.
Decorative. Cut-glass and gilt scent bottle with stopper.
I am bid £16. Do I see £17?
I'm out, so £17. Come on. 18. 20. Two.
Lady in red. Two. Four. 26. 28.
32. Five and one more.
35 and it could be yours. 35.
38? One more? You've come so far.
You're out. The lady in red at £35. All done? We say sale at £35...
-How much did we pay?
-£20, you paid.
You paid 20 so you are £15 up.
Overall, you're £57 up. Plus 57.
The Tudric tankard. This could scupper you.
Early 20th century, hammered outline with a golfing roundel.
-I have got interest here at £35...
..40? 45. Come on. Surely? 40.
Do I see five now? I'm out.
Make no mistake, we are selling it to the lady at £40. Once, twice...
ALL GROAN We thought that was the best buy.
Minus 30 on that. You are overall...
-That's not bad.
-That's all right.
-£27 up is not so bad.
What are you doing about the padlock?
-We're going for it.
-No hesitation here.
-In for a penny. In for a pound.
-No, we thought about it.
You're going with the bonus buy.
It's interesting, intriguing, a silver padlock made in Birmingham.
I am bid £10. Quite rare. 10. 12. 15.
I'm out. Do I see 18?
16. 17. 18. 19.
20. Two. Four. One more. I'll take three, sir.
Three. Four. 25? Are you sure?
-£24. Do I see five...?
..One more? Look at me! £25, standing at the back.
Fair warning. Do we say sale at £25? Yes, we are...
£25. He really encouraged them.
That was brilliant. So, £25. £10 up on the bonus buy. Well done, David.
-Thank you, David.
-Overall, you are up £37.
Thank you, David!
-You know the big trick now?
Don't say a thing to the blues.
-Are you nervous, Beth?
-A little bit.
-I don't think our Alsatian's going to do well.
-That's your big worry?
-What do you think, Timbo?
-I'm excited. Bring it on.
-Do you know how the reds got on?
-We don't want you go know.
You've got three splendid chances.
I've got a vested interest in your tea set.
I think that's pretty fab.
First, the Satsuma. Here it comes.
Three component parts, Satsuma teapot and cover.
Slightly marked, but never mind, they're old. Where do we start?
I have interest at £22. Do I see five? Come on.
22. 25. 28, ma'am? 30.
I've got two. And five?
No. At £32.
All out in the room? We sell it.
£22 is plus 12. You can't argue with that, can you?
Plus 12. Great. The sewing clamp.
The Mauchline ware treen
sewing clamp, we believe....
-This is quite stressful!
-Are you stressed?
..Start me at £15? 15. 18. 20.
Two. Five. Eight. 30. Two. Five.
At £32. Five. Eight. 40.
Five. 48. 50?
One more, ma'am. Are you sure? You've come so far.
50, new place. Two?
Do I see two now? Fair warning. All done at £50.
£50, the gavel falls...
That's £30 profit. That's £30 up.
Overall, plus 42.
-The Alsatian. Let's be positive.
Delightful plaque with an Alsatian, I believe.
Nice dog. I will start with a bid of 30.
Hand-painted. Do I see two now?
I'll take two. Five. Eight? I've got 40. And two?
I'm out. Do I see five now? Come on!
Do I see five, surely? At £42...
To the lady at £42. The gavel will fall.
£42! I'm sorry, loves, but that is minus 38.
-Overall, you are plus £4.
-At least we're plus.
-What are you going to do about the clock?
-Oh, my goodness!
You've got £4 in the bank, in the Bargain Hunt bank.
Are you going to stick with the banker
or are you going to twist and have a run?
Don't look away, Kate!
What do you think, Kate? Shall we do it?
-I can't make up your mind.
-I'm not good in crisis situations.
-Let's just do it.
-You don't want to do it?
-We've got to do it.
-No. We don't want to do it.
-Let's not do it.
-I'm up for it now.
Are you going to go with him?
I would like to state that I don't want to do it but I'll go with him.
-We're going with the bonus buy.
-See what happens.
-And here it comes.
Look at this delightful wall clock.
Do I see 70, now? Surely. Come on.
70. Five. 80. I've got five. And 90?
One more it'll be yours. 85. Do I see 90?
- Fair warning... - Come on!
..90, I'm out. Do I see five now?
90 fair warning. Once, twice. Three times, we sell.
At £90 to you, sir.
-It's gone at 90. Wiped its face.
-Wasn't that exciting?
I'd do it again.
-Well done for taking a punt, quite frankly.
Because that's right on the edge. Overall, you are plus four.
It could be a winning score. All will be revealed in a moment.
-What a show today! You been chatting?
-Not at all.
No chats at all?
It's no secret that we have both teams making profits
which, on Bargain Hunt, is a rare enough occurrence.
It's a question of scale. We don't have losers. We have runners-up.
And the runners-up today are... the blues.
-GROANS AND CHEERS
-We did it!
You, nevertheless, go home with £4.
-It's a hot dinner.
-A hot dinner! Thank you, Timbo, for that.
-I hope you had a nice time.
You've been excellent contestants. Thank you very much.
But the victors today... Here we go.
Here's your £37. There's 35 of them. Here's a couple of smackers.
-What are you going to spend that on?
-We're sending it to Help The Heroes.
Good for you. A very worthwhile cause. They'll be pleased for that.
-You've had a nice time?
-A great time.
Join us soon for some more bargain hunting. Yes?
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Tim Wonnacott heads to Lincoln as the reds and blues go head-to-head in another Bargain Hunt battle, armed with experts David Harper and Kate Bliss. While the teams find a variety of items that all fare differently at auction, Tim heads off to Hatfield House in Hertfordshire.