Ardingly 18 Bargain Hunt


Ardingly 18

Antiques show. Tim Wonnacott heads to Ardingly in Sussex, where the teams go head-to-head to grab the best finds and there is a Bargain Hunt first at auction.


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Are you ready for your daily dose of antique shenanigans?

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Then let's go bargain hunting, yeah!

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So, the Ardingly International Antiques Fair

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is the home for our bargain hunters today, and it is a monster.

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They have to trot around this lot with £300 to find three objects

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in only an hour before they sell on later at auction.

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Let's take a quick peek as to what is coming up.

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Well, today, the Reds stop for a warm-up.

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Up! All right. Star jumps, girls, star jumps!

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While the Blues want to be the warm-up act.

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-I think a little bit of wood.

-Yep.

-Wood's good.

-That would be good.

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-That would be good.

-Did you hear about the wooden car?

-No, let's go.

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It wouldn't go. Let's go.

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But before I give too much away, let's meet the teams.

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So, we have a team of friends today.

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At least they are friends at the moment. And brothers.

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For the Reds, we've got Joanna and Kaylee.

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And for the Blues, we've got Duncan and Alistair. Hello, guys.

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-ALL: Hello.

-So, Kaylee, how did you meet?

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Yeah, we met on the train and bus.

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-We're both bus drivers together.

-You're a bus driver?

-Yeah.

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Are you really?

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What's the best part of the bus drive? Is it meeting the people?

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-And the driving. I like the driving.

-Do you?

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So, what do you like to do other than drive your bus?

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-Shopping.

-Do you?

-Yeah, going on holiday, listening to music.

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-So when you go shopping, do you buy antiques?

-No, clothes, clothes.

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-What do you know about antiques?

-Not a lot.

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You're going to do very well on this programme, I'll tell you.

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That's the best qualification of all.

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Now, Joanna, you're also a bus driver,

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-but you took a different route.

-Yeah, I used to be.

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I was well chuffed when I got my bus licence.

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-Did you qualify together?

-Yes, yes.

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I was just a little bit before Kay, like a week before.

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Now I work with the ambulance service.

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I'm starting off at the bottom

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and I hope to work my way up to be in paramedic eventually.

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Do you drive the ambulance?

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Yeah, at the moment it's only patient transport,

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-but, obviously, the next step is on the emergency vehicles.

-Oh, right.

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So, do you get the blue light on patient transport?

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No, you don't, unfortunately, but I hope to get on there soon.

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-Well, do you know anything about antiques, darling?

-No, not at all.

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Oh, this is a duo. Well, this is marvellous. Super.

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-Alistair.

-Hello, Tim.

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You've won a few medals in your time, and don't be modest.

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Well, I have. I've been very, very lucky to represent Great Britain

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at Paralympics and a few world championships,

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-and won several medals including golds.

-Have you really?

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-And what sort of areas?

-Well, I'm Paralympics.

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I was in a motorbike accident a few years ago now

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and I lost use of my right arm,

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so I qualified for the Paralympics in 2008,

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and very, very luckily won a bronze medal at the China games.

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-Well, that's amazing, isn't it?

-Thank you.

-And what was your sport?

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-Rowing, Tim.

-On top of that, you are a teacher.

-I am.

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I qualified as a teacher a while back now.

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I'm a geography teacher, but I think I am more of a trendier teacher.

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-Are you?

-I'm not your stereotypical corduroy jackets,

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leather elbow patches.

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Would your brother agree? That's the main thing,

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-cos you're also a teacher.

-I'm also a teacher.

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I do design, technology and product design subjects.

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But is that what we used to call manual when I was at school?

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Yeah, well back in your day it would be woodwork and metalwork.

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Something like that. Let me be particularly...

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but I seem to remember manual came into that lot.

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Hard work, blisters on your hands, that sort of stuff.

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I think my poor parents finished up with four bookcases made by me.

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None of which were particularly handy at taking any books.

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All of a bit of a wibbly-wobbly.

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Anyway, that was the top and bottom of my design technology.

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Yeah, that's the sort of stuff we still do

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and we sort of teach the kids, nowadays, how to hang doors,

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how to make a living out of using your hands and using your brains.

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-And you got a few collections?

-Yeah, I was sort of a...

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My mum and dad had an allotment in Herne Bay,

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and we used to dig up bottles.

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The old lemonade bottles

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and my mum and dad have got a garage full of them.

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Will you be buying bottles today if you got the bottle?

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-Oh, it depends on what grabs my eye.

-OK, fine.

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And that's the group strategy, is it?

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I think avoiding bottles is going to be one of them

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cos we've seen a few bottles in our time.

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And avoiding sporting stuff. We've seen quite a lot of sporting stuff.

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I think we are going to go the sporting route.

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-Don't listen to him, Tim.

-Oh, really?

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We're not going to be sporting in that, are we?

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I can sense some disagreement already.

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Well, that's good fun. Anyway, now, the money moment.

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Your £300 apiece.

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There you go. £300, girls and boys. Off you go.

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And very, very, very good luck. Well, what fun this is going to be.

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On the buses, eh?

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And hoping to drive a hard bargain today for the Reds,

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it's Anita Manning.

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Whilst for the Blues, we have Christina Trevanion. Christina?

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Christina?!

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Girls, I am so happy to have you today.

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Two high-powered, 21st-century women.

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So, guys, have we got a plan for today?

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Something shiny?

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Something shiny?

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Well, I think a bit of trench art.

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-Oh, oh, that's very specific.

-The centenary is coming up.

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Anything that's a bargain, basically.

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-You want to make money, girls?

-Yes, we do.

-You want to make dough?

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-We want to make lots of dosh.

-Well, let's get to it!

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Well, with my sporting pedigree I think a bit of sport...

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A bit of sporting memorabilia.

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I'm sort of sensing a lot of boys' toys.

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-Yeah, absolutely.

-That makes me nervous. OK, right, let's go.

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Oh, you'll be fine, Christina.

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I'm sure you'll find a "mantique" or two.

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But those 60 minutes don't hang about, so eyes down for Round One.

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On your marks...

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Get set...

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Go!

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-Is that a girlie thing?

-That's nice. I like that.

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I didn't even look up there. I was looking at eyelevel.

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You've got to look above eyelevel

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and sometimes you've got to look under the tables.

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Hi, chaps.

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-Hello, you all right?

-What are you looking at?

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Well, we're looking at this,

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-but also we've seen a lovely fire grate back there.

-OK.

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-Should we go have a look?

-It's on for £150...

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But we reckon we can get it down to around £90.

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Blimey! You don't need me here at all. That's fantastic.

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OK, well, let's go have a look at it, see what you think.

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-Oh, a shiny drawer!

-A shiny drawer.

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And the Blues are looking at something rather un-shiny.

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-Oh, OK. Oh, my goodness. Gosh, it's a big, isn't it?

-Yeah.

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So, you've got the fireback there, which is rather...

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It's got two phoenixes on there.

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-What does that mean?

-It's cast there.

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What do the dates on the back mean? Do we know?

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Well, it's probably just some sort of registered mark.

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We've got 80, 04, and 17,

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but that's not looking like it's got a massive amount of age to it.

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I have to be honest. But, we've also got the grate, yeah?

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-And these two rather wonderful firedogs here.

-Yeah.

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And we've got some... Just so really...

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And also some dungeon equipment.

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I think even on a metal value it's worth quite a bit.

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In the scrap value alone.

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Well, architectural salvage is really, really hot at the moment.

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The fact that this is so complete...

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You've obviously got the tray, you got the grate,

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you've got the firedogs, and you've got the back which is brilliant

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because you really like it, obviously, both of you.

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And you are agreeing!

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-Well, at this point.

-It's fairly rare, but, you know.

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OK, where's our man? Oh, hello. Good morning.

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-What sort of price would you want for...

-It's all the set, £150.

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£150 for everything?

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-OK. All right.

-All from France. Handmade.

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This is cast iron and iron.

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Yeah, it's very beautiful. It's very weighty.

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Don't quite know how we're going to get it home.

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Have you got a big car?

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-Two strong men will carry it home.

-Two strong men, exactly.

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So, £150. Is there any flexibility on that price?

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Well, £130, if you want.

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We were thinking more £70, £80, have to be honest.

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-I can't, sorry.

-Oh, go on.

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-No, I will sell it much better in France.

-You will?

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What do you think, chaps?

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-Well, I do think we go to auction with this...

-Yeah, exactly.

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You do get a lot of stuff with it which is great,

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-but I think £100... Would a £100... Yeah?

-OK.

-Cash?

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Are you happy, chaps?

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-Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.

-Shall we? Yeah.

-Ready? Poised?

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-Go for it!

-Yay.

-Well done.

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Well done. I love it. Fantastic. There we go.

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That was great.

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Keep this up, Blues, and you'll be at the finish line in no time.

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Now, how the Reds got to their first stop yet?

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Oh, it's a wee sweets dish. It's to put on your table.

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If you have some afternoon guests and give them

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some wee sort of sweeties or mint imperials or something like that.

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-Do you like that?

-I like that.

-I really like that.

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Let's have a look at it.

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Oh, and we can see a lovely big hallmark there.

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There, we've got a wee lion, there. Oh, and it's got nice little feet.

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-I like it.

-You like it?

-I do as well, actually. I really do.

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-Now, I want you to tell me why you like it.

-It's small.

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It's not too bulky and it's quite pretty. I love that.

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You said you wanted girlie and it's got little girlie flowers on.

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Now, which one of you is good at bartering?

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-I guess I am.

-All right.

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Now, the girls were looking for something girlie and a bargain.

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-It's £85.

-£85?

-Because of the condition.

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-Right.

-£60.

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They're looking kind of roundabout sort of...

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If I'm being honest, it owes me £55.

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So your bid of £60 is sort of the minimum I would take,

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-but I would need a little bit more than that.

-£61!

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-Perhaps even a little more than that.

-£61.50.

-62.

-Oh, oh!

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Please, please. We'll love you forever.

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I would really need about £65 to be fair to give me

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-a worthwhile profit on it.

-OK, halfway. £62.50.

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I'll give you another two quid for luck. £63, how about that?

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-Shake hands with the man.

-I like it.

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So, ten minutes in, one item each, and impressive haggling skill.

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Good start all round, I'd say. So, all set for Round Two?

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So on the list we had boys' toys,

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sporting stuff, trench art,

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militaria... Yeah? Anything like that?

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I think you're a bit cold.

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I think we should do a bit of running on the spot. OK.

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-Let's do it. One, two, three.

-Up! Star jumps, girls. Star jumps.

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Cor, you're stepping up a gear or two, Reds.

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Are you taking note, Blues?

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Trench art, here we go.

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Fantastic. So we do tend to get different types of trench art.

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You get civilian trench art which was made out of basically

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debris from the battle fields,

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and then you'd have soldier-made trench art

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which would be whittled away whilst they were sitting in the trenches

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waiting to go over the top or that sort of thing.

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I think these are made from the debris of the battle field.

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So local people that had been living around the area

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would have gone and sort of pick up bits and bobs that they found.

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-But these are fascinating, aren't they?

-They are.

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What do you reckon the original function was?

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Do you know what, that actually looks like...

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It's a bit of a guessing game, isn't it?

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-But this looks like the top of some sort of...

-Shell.

-..shell.

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And they you've got some sort of mechanism in here.

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What I love is that this is numbered.

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Inside of this one, as well.

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And it looks like it's been sort of coiled around like that.

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So, I mean, this is... almost what you were looking for.

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-What do you think?

-Can I make a suggestion?

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We keep it here, we know where it is, and come back?

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Otherwise we're jumping in too soon.

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Yeah. That's got £25 on it. How much does yours have on it?

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-There is nothing on there at all.

-Nothing on there.

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Let's ask on a price on that one

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and then we know potentially what we've got left in the budget.

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Where's our lady gone? Where is she?

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Hi, there.

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We were just looking at these pieces of trench art that you've got

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-on the stall here. Would you do a deal on the three?

-I could do £50.

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-For the lot?

-Yes.

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As I made a mistake on that one and it's got no price.

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I think it's amazing.

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But I'd still like to have a quick look around.

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-I think these are definitely one.

-OK.

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-I really do like it and I think they are unusual.

-OK.

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But just have a little look around?

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OK, so, guys, we've had 15 minutes.

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-Could we possibly ask you to keep these for 45 minutes?

-Of course.

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-Would that be all right?

-No problem.

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Just in case cos I would hate for them to...

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No, I think they are lovely. Absolutely lovely.

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They are not my cup of tea because I like diamonds,

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but if you like them, then I'm prepared to go with them.

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Most girls like diamonds but we've only got a small budget.

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You're not getting a diamond today, Christina. It's all about mantiques!

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But what of the Reds after?

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OK, girls, what sort of period do you like?

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Do you like Victorian or sort of 20th century modern stuff?

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-Just anything.

-Yeah, we're quite easy-going.

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-We like everything, really.

-As long as it looks nice.

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As long as it looks nice?

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-Yeah, as long as it's nice.

-So, price is very important for you.

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-Yeah.

-For our next item, definitely.

-Our next item.

-Under £50 we want.

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Under £50.

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Under £50. Under £50, they said, Anita. Not under £5.

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Do you think we might be able to Hoover up a bargain with this?

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-It's very, very cute.

-And it's red like us.

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Yeah, and you've got a wee brush and shovel there, as well.

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-Was that on the £5 table?

-That was on the £5 table.

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Should be on the £3 table.

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Oh, you're suckers for a bargain, Reds.

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While the Blues have lost their bottle.

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Oh, look!

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You know, I used to dig these up in the allotment

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and what you generally find...

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-They used to smash these to get the marbles out.

-Oh, wow.

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-So we found 100...

-100 and something.

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My brother and I were in the local paper.

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-Oh, really? For digging them up?

-For digging them up.

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And I was at work... I think it was 15 years later,

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they were doing another piece in the newspaper

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and there I was 15 years later.

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-Aw, looking exactly the same.

-Beautiful as ever.

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Looking like George Clooney.

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-Did you keep any?

-Yes, they are in my dad's shed.

-Brilliant.

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What's the price on them?

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-I don't know.

-Ask him.

-You might be hoarding a fortune in your shed.

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-Excuse me, how much do these go for?

-That's £3.

-£3.

-Aw.

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-We've got hundreds of those in our garage.

-Hundreds, perfect!

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-Do you want to buy some? Got loads of them.

-We've got loads of them.

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Right, come on.

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I don't think we need to spend £3 on a bottle

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that you already have hundreds of.

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And there's no lemonade in it, either.

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Indeed, Duncan.

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So, Round Two is not going quite as smoothly as Round One.

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But has something modern caught Anita's eye?

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Girls, see this type of thing here?

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This is sort of 1960s glass which is quite popular just now.

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-That's quite a nice piece.

-Yeah.

-It's got a good shape.

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It's got lots of colour, you know, with the red and green

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and that millefiori type base.

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Millefiori is a glass work technique that produces decorative patterns

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using canes of class.

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Does that sort of appeal to you in any way?

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What does it do?

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Does it do anything?

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It gladdens the heart.

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Is it heavy?

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It is quite heavy.

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Well, that's one of the things that we think about

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when we are looking at glass.

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Because if it's heavy, it really does say, you know,

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-"I've got a bit of quality here."

-I'm worth money.

-I really like it.

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-I like it.

-I'd definitely put something in it if I had it.

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Like some grapes in it.

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Now, I think this is probably Italian glass

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from the 1960s or 1970s.

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What do you think it would make at auction?

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Well, I think that it could make in excess of £50 at auction.

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Hello!

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I'm Anita and these are my marvellous red devils here.

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What they're looking for today is a bargain.

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-Cheap.

-Yeah.

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-That's what you want, isn't it?

-We want cheap.

-Always cheap.

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£35.

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£35...

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But, if you're good, and you can answer this riddle,

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Anita, you can have it for £25.

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-Anita!

-Oh, there's a challenge.

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-Can we both collaborate on the riddle?

-Yeah.

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-But I've got to give you the riddle first, haven't I?

-Give us the riddle.

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What's the one thing you can't do if you've got no socks?

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What's the one thing we can't do if we've got no socks?

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Take them off!

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Oh, it's your riddle, Reds.

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So let's leave them pondering and see if the Blues

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have clocked their second item yet.

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As pocket watches go, that looks like quite a modern one.

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It might appeal to train collectors or railway art collectors,

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-but I just don't think it's going to make a lot of money.

-OK.

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I'll take your advice on that one.

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We can find you another silver case pocket if that's what you want.

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-Yeah.

-Ali, no.

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I can't leave you five minutes

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and you're buying something you shouldn't be buying.

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I'm glad you arrived at that point. Let's go.

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-Sparkly and shiny, though.

-Oh...

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And the Reds are still thinking about that riddle.

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We're not going to get this.

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What's the one thing that we can't do if we've got no socks.

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Right, Reds, what's your answer?

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-We don't know.

-Take the socks off?

-Take the socks off!

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You would've had to have socks, wouldn't you, to take them off?

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You can't do that, though, cos you can't take them off.

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I think we were right, there.

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You can't pull them up.

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You can't pull them up!

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That's the same thing.

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-We were halfway there!

-Technically, you're halfway there,

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so you can have it for £20.

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That'll do. Deal.

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-Thank you very much.

-Thank you.

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I think that's a good bargain for £20. And that's item number two.

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Mm-hmm.

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Brilliant. You're running on time today, Reds.

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Now, I better hop on to find something of interest

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to show you later, but it's a big fair and there's so much choice.

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Now I know how the teams feel.

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Well, I'll keep searching, then. Hello.

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But enough for me it's time for Round Three,

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so let's get down to the nitty-gritty.

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-Girls, two down and one...

-We've done a bargain.

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We've done a bargain, we've done a shiny.

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This chappy up here has got some sporting equipment,

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-so let's have a look at that.

-Oh, really?

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-A running machine for you, Alistair?

-Yeah, rowing machine.

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-What now?

-What next?

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-Something crazy.

-Yeah.

-A bit crazy.

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Sporting memorabilia? You wanted sporting memorabilia.

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I don't play tennis but I like it.

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Maybe too crazy.

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I don't know. They are very wacky.

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This is very good.

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That's really good fun but you don't play tennis.

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No, but I love it that you're thinking outside the box,

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-but is it tennis or is it not tennis?

-It's not tennis.

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-It's not tennis.

-It's not cricket, either.

-It's not cricket.

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-It's not cricket, exactly.

-We can move on.

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Move on then, Blues.

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The Reds are running away with this. Have they reached the last shop?

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I love that. That is really nice.

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It's a spinning chair.

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And it would be used by a spinner.

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You know, the spinning wheel would be to the front

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and they would have this low chair.

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But what's lovely is that it's been decorated.

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And it's been decorated in pokerwork.

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So what they've done is apply a hot poker to the wood

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to make the design.

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And it's fairly fine... And look at that ferocious dragon!

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-I just want to sit on it.

-It looks really cute.

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-Don't sit on it.

-I'm too big.

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No, I'm just scared we're going to break everything.

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-I like it.

-It's under £50, too.

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We could go cheaper than that.

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-We will go cheaper.

-Oh, confidence. I love that. Confidence, yes.

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The girls were looking at your little spinning chair here.

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-We love it, but we're looking at maybe £25.

-I'd do £30.

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-£30 is a good price.

-Meet in the middle, £27.50?

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-No, I don't do 50s.

-OK, £28, then.

-£28.

-£28.

-OK.

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Yes. Thank you.

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Thank you so much, that's brilliant.

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Round Three done and dusted. Well done, girls.

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But it all started so well for the Blues.

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Guys, we've got 16 minutes left.

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We bought one thing, we've got two left to buy.

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You're taking it to the wire.

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I think we should go back and have a look at that trench art again.

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-Do you like your items?

-Yes.

-Love them.

-I love all three.

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All three are unique, they are different,

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-and I could take them home myself.

-Aw!

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I don't want to send them to auction!

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What about your bargaining skills?

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Oh, well, for a first-timer, I'm shocked with myself.

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-Well, you said £50, didn't you?

-Yes, I did.

-For the three?

-Yes.

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Would you possibly do £40?

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It's a little bit too tight,

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especially as I haven't priced that one, which is my fault, and...

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-What if we meet you halfway, then?

-Halfway, £45.

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-Go on, then.

-£45.

-£45.

-Thank you.

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Yeah, I think we've got two items.

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I think we're happy with them, both of them.

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I think we're looking for that one extra item.

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I think we should go for a little bit of wood.

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I think a little bit of wood. Wood's good.

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-That would be good.

-That would be good.

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-Did you hear about the wooden car?

-No, let's go.

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It wouldn't go. Let's go.

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Broom, broom! And that's Round Two done.

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Do you need the Reds to give you a lift for Round Three?

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This is getting to the wire. I'm getting stressed.

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That's got a split at the top. Don't think that's good.

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-£48?

-Mm, no.

-No.

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What do you think?

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-Not my cup of tea.

-Not your cup of tea?

-No.

-No, OK.

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Nope, but the girls have found theirs.

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Well done, girls and cheers!

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You might be able to drive big vehicles,

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but you can also drive a sharp bargain.

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-We can.

-Well done.

-Well deserved.

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While the Blues have moved from wood to a copper planter at £140.

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I think it's a nice thing. What do you think?

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-It's certainly a big thing.

-It's not wood.

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It is not wood, but we've got five minutes left.

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Considering how much time we've got, we might have to compromise.

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-Have you seen the nursing chair?

-Yeah.

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Typical Victorian nursing chair.

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Probably would've been one of a pair originally.

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But we haven't got time to talk about things like that!

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-You panic so much.

-I'm panicking! Right, OK.

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So we've got the choice between... Do you like the chair?

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I think the chair is beautiful.

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-What have you got on the chair?

-I've got £80.

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£80 on the chair.

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And the copper planter, is there any more flexibility on that?

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-£125 is my very best.

-Oh. Guys?

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-I'm still convinced on the chair.

-Mmm...

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-Oh, my God! I don't think I can watch this any more.

-One minute!

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-Oh, my God! Oh, my God!

-50-50.

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-Chair at £65?

-Chair at £65?

-Go on, yeah.

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-Shake his hand.

-Oh, my God.

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Let me warm up my hands.

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Guys, you nearly gave me a heart attack!

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Cor, me too, Christina. Good job, Blues, and...

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Stop that clock!

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Round Three is done.

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Now, let's remind ourselves what the Red team bought.

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First up, the Reds paid £63 for the silver Edwardian sweetmeat dish.

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They got the 1960s glass vase for £20

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after solving the dealer's riddle.

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And the beech and oak Welsh spinning chair cost £28.

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-Well, girls, was that fun?

-It was really fun.

-Yeah.

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-How much did you spend, girls?

-£111.

-£111.

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-I'd like 189 of leftover lolly, please.

-Here you go.

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-There's the four.

-Thank you.

-And there's the rest of it.

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You're not very happy about passing this over, are you?

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Cos it's quite a lot of cash.

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Oh, and another bit. My bad. It got stuck.

0:23:450:23:50

So, which is your favourite piece, Jo?

0:23:500:23:52

I love the chair. I love it.

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It's so sweet and dinky.

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-It's perfect.

-That's your favourite, favourite?

-The chair.

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-You agree with that? OK.

-I love the chair.

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The double favourite for the chair.

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Is that going to bring the biggest profit?

0:24:010:24:03

No, I think our little ornament, our little glass ornament

0:24:030:24:06

-will make it because we got a bargain on that.

-I think the chair.

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You think the chair? OK, fine.

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Well, what we do now is to hand over all this money to Anita Manning.

0:24:100:24:13

-There you go, darling.

-You've got loads.

0:24:130:24:16

Have you got a vision of what's out there?

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Well, the girls like shiny things, but they also like bargains.

0:24:170:24:23

So that's what I going to do. Find a shiny bargain for them.

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-It's not a miniature bus or something like that?

-Yeah.

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Anyway, good luck with that.

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Meanwhile, why don't we check out what the Blue team bought, eh?

0:24:320:24:35

The cast iron fire set set them back £100.

0:24:350:24:38

£45 was spent on the three pieces of World War I trench art.

0:24:400:24:44

And in the final seconds,

0:24:450:24:47

the Victorian walnut-framed nursing chair cost £65.

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-Was it good fun?

-It was excellent fun running around the fair.

0:24:530:24:56

Very nice. A whole hour with CT.

0:24:560:24:58

Literally an entire hour.

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-They took it down to the second.

-It's amazing, isn't it?

0:25:000:25:04

-How much did you spend?

-We spent £210.

-That's amazing.

0:25:040:25:07

-£90 of leftover lolly, please.

-Yep.

0:25:070:25:09

-Who's got the £90?

-I've got it.

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That is super.

0:25:110:25:12

Now, would you mind telling me which piece is your favourite?

0:25:120:25:15

My favourite piece is the cast iron fire grate.

0:25:150:25:18

-OK. Favourite?

-Yep.

0:25:180:25:19

-Sounds heavy.

-Mm-hmm.

-Mine is the nursing chair.

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-It is a nursing chair, isn't it?

-It is.

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-Bit battered but it is a nursing chair.

-Very nice, too.

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And is that going to bring the biggest profit?

0:25:260:25:29

-I think, yes, it will.

-Or will it nurse a lot?

-Ha-ha-ha.

0:25:290:25:33

-He's panto.

-Oh, no. Pure panto.

0:25:330:25:37

Which is going to bring the biggest profit?

0:25:370:25:39

-I've got a feeling the trench art.

-The trench art?

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The trench art will bring a bit of a profit.

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This is a nice mishmash there, isn't it? You've had a lovely shop.

0:25:440:25:47

It's all boys' toys.

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OK, that means you're going to go get a bit of jewellery.

0:25:480:25:52

-Anyway, you got your £90.

-Thank you kindly.

0:25:520:25:55

-Very good, and good luck with your trawl with that.

-Thank you.

0:25:550:25:59

Anyway, go and have a nice cup of tea and warm up, chaps.

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Meanwhile, I'm proposing to get all physical.

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Amazing these spaces, aren't they?

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Basically, an agricultural building

0:26:130:26:15

that's used for all sorts of shows here at Ardingly,

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that just occasionally gets converted into a showroom

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for fine art and antiques.

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And you can find some seriously weird things.

0:26:250:26:29

Take this lot.

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Weird, aren't they?

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Well, not so weird if you happen to be a scientist, of course.

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Which I am not.

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But, if you like the precision of science,

0:26:400:26:43

you'll like these as examples of what molecular scientists

0:26:430:26:49

might perhaps get up to.

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Building models of molecules which are, of course,

0:26:510:26:56

joined by chemical bonds, which are what these metal bars are.

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And hence, the whole science of molecular structures

0:27:000:27:05

comes into place.

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Anyway, that's enough of the science,

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and before you all send me a deluge of letters

0:27:090:27:11

saying I've got it all wrong, I am not a scientist.

0:27:110:27:14

I've approached these simply as decorative objects.

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I know from the dealer that they came from behind the iron curtain.

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That's interesting, isn't it?

0:27:220:27:24

If you look carefully, the balls have been turned out of wood

0:27:240:27:29

and then coloured silver and green.

0:27:290:27:31

Each of these are pierced with holes so you could take that one

0:27:310:27:36

and build on another structure,

0:27:360:27:38

effectively making these into any old shapes you like.

0:27:380:27:42

To my eye, they're extremely decorative.

0:27:420:27:45

They date from the '50s, so they're at least 60 to 70 years old today,

0:27:450:27:50

and who knows, might these not become

0:27:500:27:53

the collectibles of the future?

0:27:530:27:56

But what would it cost you to buy them here today at Ardingly?

0:27:560:28:00

The whole lot could be yours for £50.

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There's no rocket science about that.

0:28:030:28:07

But the big question today is...

0:28:070:28:08

Will our teams' items lift off over at the auction?

0:28:080:28:12

If you got in your car in Ardingly and you went 59.1 miles,

0:28:140:28:19

you'd find yourself in West London, in High Road, Chiswick,

0:28:190:28:23

at High Road Auctions to be with Ross Mercer. How are you?

0:28:230:28:27

-Very well, indeed.

-Now, this Red team have done extraordinarily well.

0:28:270:28:30

They brought this terribly thin piece of silver.

0:28:300:28:33

-It is...

-Wafer thin!

-It is quite a mean gauge, I'm afraid, Tim.

0:28:330:28:38

Nicely repousse embossed. A bit of a nod to the Victoriana.

0:28:380:28:43

-How much do you think it's worth?

-£40 to £60.

-OK, they paid £63.

0:28:430:28:47

Now, what about this piece of glass? I've never seen that combo before.

0:28:470:28:52

-Have you?

-I haven't, no. It's fun.

-Isn't it?

0:28:520:28:55

-How much do you think it'll make?

-£30 to £50.

-£20 paid.

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Lastly is the old Welsh spinning chair.

0:28:590:29:02

How do you rate that?

0:29:020:29:04

It's a piece of naive furniture

0:29:040:29:06

which can be quite collectible from the provinces.

0:29:060:29:09

Good bit of pokerwork to it.

0:29:090:29:11

Reasonable condition. Bit of wood worm here and there.

0:29:110:29:14

So, how do you see it selling?

0:29:140:29:16

-Well, we've said £30 to £50.

-That's right.

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I think we've got to be doing some to get much more than that.

0:29:190:29:23

I quite agree. £28 is paid. So, that's OK.

0:29:230:29:26

That'll just about wipe its face.

0:29:260:29:27

And if all goes badly,

0:29:270:29:28

they're going to need that bonus buy so let's go have a look at it.

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J and K, two legends.

0:29:310:29:34

-I bet you long to know what Anita spent your £189 on.

-We do.

0:29:340:29:39

OK, Anita, put us out of our misery. What did you buy?

0:29:390:29:42

Well, I had to buy something girlie

0:29:420:29:44

for these two lovely, blondie lassies.

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I bought this little Victorian brooch.

0:29:470:29:50

It looks like quite a modest little thing,

0:29:500:29:53

but it's quite intricately detailed with these scallop shells

0:29:530:29:57

and this lovely ribbon along the centre.

0:29:570:30:00

Made in Birmingham round about the 1880s.

0:30:000:30:04

Tell me, is it something you would wear?

0:30:040:30:06

Or is it something that you would like?

0:30:060:30:08

Well, I prefer the gold look. I don't think you like gold, do you?

0:30:080:30:12

-No.

-I think you're more of a silver girl.

-Yeah.

-But, it's shiny.

0:30:120:30:16

Was it a bargain? How much was it?

0:30:160:30:19

I pay £24 for that, and I think that is a good price

0:30:190:30:24

for a Victorian nine-carat gold item.

0:30:240:30:27

-So, it'll make a profit, then?

-I think so. That's really good.

0:30:270:30:31

There are no guarantees but I just can't see it not making a profit.

0:30:310:30:35

-Good move.

-£24, can't go wrong.

0:30:350:30:38

There we go.

0:30:380:30:39

This is from somebody who's a silver girl and knows her onions,

0:30:390:30:42

-right, Kaylee?

-Yep.

-Yep.

0:30:420:30:44

OK, right now for the audience at home,

0:30:440:30:46

let's find out what the auctioneer thinks about Anita's little brooch.

0:30:460:30:50

Well, there you go, Ross.

0:30:520:30:53

-A little modest bar brooch for the weekend.

-That's right.

0:30:530:30:56

Nice quality.

0:30:560:30:57

Almost represents the architectural revival

0:30:570:31:00

of the last quarter of the 19th century.

0:31:000:31:02

Gosh, you got a fertile imagination.

0:31:020:31:04

I have. That's why I'm here.

0:31:040:31:06

-Yes, that's true.

-It is nice quality.

0:31:060:31:09

It's not the easiest thing to sell nowadays

0:31:090:31:11

-but at least it's gold, Tim.

-Hm.

0:31:110:31:12

-I'm sure we can get them on their way.

-How much for?

0:31:120:31:15

-Well, we've said £30 to £50.

-That's OK. Anita only paid £24.

0:31:150:31:19

She'll be very pleased with you.

0:31:190:31:21

Now, for the Blues.

0:31:210:31:23

This becomes a bit more spectacular because they've got

0:31:230:31:26

in the first lot everything you can see in that fireplace.

0:31:260:31:29

You've even got a pair of bellows, how's that?

0:31:290:31:31

-There's not much more you need other than the logs.

-Exactly.

0:31:310:31:34

And I mean, to make that lot...

0:31:340:31:36

And frankly it's a lot of work, isn't it?

0:31:360:31:39

All that rot iron for £100...

0:31:390:31:41

-I think that's an absolute snip.

-Yes. Yeah.

0:31:410:31:43

And what's your estimate?

0:31:430:31:45

-£100, £150.

-OK, fine.

0:31:450:31:47

Now, trench art.

0:31:470:31:49

Now most of this trench art, frankly, doesn't do it for me.

0:31:490:31:52

-Do you like these three bits?

-I do like them.

0:31:520:31:54

The nice thing is that they've seen action.

0:31:540:31:56

They've been fired down the barrel

0:31:560:31:58

and you can see the rifling lines on the bottom there.

0:31:580:32:02

-I think they'll be quite popular.

-What's your estimate?

-£20 to £40.

0:32:020:32:07

-Being a bit mean there, I'd say.

-Yes.

0:32:070:32:09

I can feel a wager coming on here.

0:32:090:32:11

-You're on, Tim.

-Really?

0:32:110:32:13

They paid £45. You reckon that they're worth £20 to £40.

0:32:130:32:18

I would be very disappointed if they didn't make,

0:32:180:32:21

say, between £80 and £100.

0:32:210:32:22

Do you want to have a shake on that? It could cost you a drink.

0:32:220:32:26

I'll bet you.

0:32:260:32:27

Another drink coming my way. How lovely.

0:32:270:32:30

No, I could be wrong, but I don't know.

0:32:300:32:32

I just feel they've got something.

0:32:320:32:34

-They're quite sculptural.

-I'm prepared to risk a drink on it.

0:32:340:32:37

OK, lastly, the most out-of-fashion element of Victorian furniture

0:32:370:32:42

-is represented there.

-That's right.

0:32:420:32:46

It really needs some work, I'm afraid, Tim.

0:32:460:32:48

Total reupholstery.

0:32:480:32:50

-So, what's your estimate?

-We've said £80 to £120.

0:32:500:32:52

OK, well, that's brave. £65 paid.

0:32:520:32:55

So, depending on how the wager goes on the trench art

0:32:550:32:58

could hang whether this team need their bonus buy or not,

0:32:580:33:01

so let's go have a look at it.

0:33:010:33:02

-Duncan, Alistair, how are you feeling?

-Very well.

0:33:040:33:06

-I'm feeling a bit nervous, Tim.

-Do you?

-Hm.

-I don't blame you, mate.

0:33:060:33:09

Now, £210 you spent. You gave the £90 to Christina.

0:33:090:33:13

Christina, what did you spend it on?

0:33:130:33:15

Well, I tried to get into the whole boys' thing.

0:33:150:33:17

I tried to get in with the sort of rugby ball,

0:33:170:33:19

and I saw rowing things,

0:33:190:33:21

-and I thought the boys are really going to like those.

-Yes.

0:33:210:33:24

And then, look what happened.

0:33:240:33:27

Oh, a girl's best friend.

0:33:270:33:28

I bought diamonds!

0:33:280:33:29

You wanted diamonds.

0:33:300:33:32

Well, I was looking around for you, but then I thought,

0:33:320:33:34

"You know what, stick to what you know."

0:33:340:33:36

Little pair of diamond solitaire stud earrings, OK?

0:33:360:33:40

They're set in gold and stamped 10K,

0:33:400:33:42

which indicates that they are ten carat gold.

0:33:420:33:45

-I just think they could be quite profitable.

-Yeah.

-What do you think?

0:33:450:33:48

-How much did you pay for them?

-I paid £90 for them.

0:33:480:33:51

All the money?

0:33:510:33:53

-All the money.

-Wow.

0:33:530:33:54

Have you got anywhere to put them about your person?

0:33:540:33:57

-Yes, in my ears. I've got both ears pierced.

-What about you, Al?

0:33:570:33:59

Have you got anything pierced to stick them in?

0:33:590:34:02

Nothing I can show you on TV.

0:34:020:34:03

You don't have to pick them until later if you want to,

0:34:050:34:07

but right now, for the audience at home, let's find out

0:34:070:34:10

what the auctioneer thinks about Christina's little studs.

0:34:100:34:12

-OK, Ross, not you don't wear these, do you, yourself?

-No, I don't.

0:34:140:34:17

-Me neither. So that cuts us out of the marketplace.

-It does.

0:34:170:34:20

Not the top end of quality when it comes to stones.

0:34:200:34:23

The smaller, more included stones are used for earrings and pendants.

0:34:230:34:29

However, at £120 to £180 is what we've estimated them at.

0:34:290:34:33

That's a 'come and get me' price.

0:34:330:34:35

Well, Christina, our FGA,

0:34:350:34:37

she's dead hot on these jewels. She only paid £90.

0:34:370:34:40

-She's done very well, indeed.

-She's done very well.

0:34:400:34:42

Well, all I can say to you is jolly, jolly good luck

0:34:420:34:45

in the auction tonight, Ross.

0:34:450:34:47

Thank you, Tim.

0:34:470:34:48

£20 bid five. £20 and it stands at 20.

0:34:480:34:53

-Ready for this?

-So ready!

-So ready.

-I can't wait. I can't wait.

0:34:560:35:00

I mean, you know, how many times you go to auctions, girls?

0:35:000:35:03

I've never been to one. I've never been to one.

0:35:030:35:06

-What have you done in your short life?

-Drive buses.

-Drive buses.

0:35:060:35:10

That is the right answer.

0:35:100:35:12

Any bit that you wish you hadn't bought, Kaylee?

0:35:120:35:15

-The silver dish thing.

-The silver dish.

0:35:150:35:18

Paid a little bit too much.

0:35:180:35:19

-A bit too expensive possibly, but...

-It's in perfect nick, isn't it?

0:35:190:35:22

-We like it, though.

-So, sweetmeat dish first, and here it comes.

0:35:220:35:26

Thank you, sir. 172.

0:35:260:35:29

It's the Edwardian silver reticulated sweetmeat dish.

0:35:290:35:33

And £40 I'm bid on the books, at 40.

0:35:330:35:36

45, straight out. £45.

0:35:360:35:39

At £45 looking for £50.

0:35:390:35:41

Now on the internet at £55.

0:35:410:35:44

£60, five, sir. Go on. 65.

0:35:440:35:47

This gentleman is 70 now.

0:35:470:35:48

-No!

-75 still worth it. £75 bid 80.

0:35:480:35:52

And you thought you paid too much.

0:35:520:35:53

At £75 in the room. Going once.

0:35:530:35:57

Going twice...

0:35:570:35:59

Sold to you, sir, at £75.

0:35:590:36:01

£75. It's 63, 73, that's plus £12.

0:36:010:36:06

-£6 each.

-Good start.

-Yes.

0:36:060:36:09

Here's the rather curious 1960s studio glass vase. There it is.

0:36:090:36:13

£20 I'm bid on the books. Five now.

0:36:130:36:16

At £25 puts me out at 25, bid 30, sir.

0:36:160:36:19

£30 in the back at 30.

0:36:190:36:22

You've only paid £20.

0:36:220:36:24

At £40 way at the back now.

0:36:240:36:26

-Selling as we are at 40.

-£40, girls!

0:36:260:36:30

You've doubled your money again, girls. You are amazing.

0:36:300:36:33

Plus £40. Oh, now...

0:36:330:36:36

This has got to go well. We like this one. This is our favourite.

0:36:360:36:40

Little Welsh chair.

0:36:400:36:41

Beech wood and oak spinning stool.

0:36:410:36:43

Pokerwork decorated, of course.

0:36:430:36:44

And £26, I'm bid on the books at 26.

0:36:440:36:49

Make it 30, sir. Come along.

0:36:490:36:52

At £30, 30 I have.

0:36:520:36:54

Yes! We've made a profit on everything.

0:36:540:36:58

-Anita!

-I'm going to pass out!

0:36:580:37:01

All done, selling now at £30.

0:37:020:37:05

40, 52, you are plus 34.

0:37:050:37:09

Now, are you going to go with the bonus buy which cost £24?

0:37:090:37:14

I think we will. I think we will. We're feeling lucky. Feeling lucky.

0:37:140:37:18

OK, girls, you are definitely going for it. Well, I don't blame you.

0:37:180:37:21

178, the Victorian nine-carat yellow gold bar brooch.

0:37:210:37:25

It's got to be £20, surely. Come along.

0:37:250:37:27

Ten then. £10 bid at ten. It is gold.

0:37:270:37:31

Ten, 15, sir.

0:37:310:37:33

£15, I'm bid 20.

0:37:330:37:34

£20, bid five.

0:37:340:37:36

-25, bid 30.

-Yes!

0:37:360:37:38

£30 now with a lady at 30.

0:37:380:37:40

-Anyone else coming in now £30?

-I was a little bit too, but...

0:37:400:37:43

At £30.

0:37:430:37:44

Yes. Plus £6.

0:37:440:37:46

-So, well done, girls. That makes you plus £40.

-Brilliant.

0:37:460:37:50

-Overall, £40.

-That is so good.

-There's no shame in that, is there?

0:37:500:37:53

-I'm impressed.

-You're impressed with yourself?

-I am.

0:37:530:37:57

OK, D and A, how are you doing?

0:38:040:38:06

Uh, yeah, very well. Looking forward to it, yeah.

0:38:060:38:09

-Now, the trench art he's not so hot on.

-Aw.

0:38:090:38:11

-£45 you paid.

-Yep.

0:38:110:38:13

And I have a small side wager with him

0:38:130:38:15

-that you will definitely make a profit.

-Oh!

-Good.

0:38:150:38:18

-He's put £20 to £40, which I think is miserable.

-That is a bit mean.

0:38:180:38:21

OK, kids, so first up is the really exciting fireplace set.

0:38:210:38:27

It's the 17th-century style French heraldic cast-iron fireback.

0:38:270:38:31

Bids the start against you all at £80, I have.

0:38:310:38:34

May say five to you at 85? Bidding 90.

0:38:340:38:38

Five, may say 95? 100 with me.

0:38:380:38:41

At £100 now it stands.

0:38:410:38:43

No money. No money.

0:38:430:38:45

It's a great lot. Selling now on a commission bid of £100.

0:38:450:38:48

Well, well, well.

0:38:480:38:49

-£100, you wiped your face.

-We're even.

-No profit, no loss.

0:38:490:38:53

No pain, no shame.

0:38:530:38:54

Here it is, the unusual World War I trench art candlesticks.

0:38:540:38:58

All three of them, mind, they're up on the screen there for you.

0:38:580:39:01

Some interest again. Bids start against you all at £35.

0:39:010:39:05

£40 bid five. 50 now said.

0:39:050:39:07

£50 now on the net puts me out at £50.

0:39:070:39:11

With my colleague at £50.

0:39:110:39:13

-£50.

-£50.

0:39:130:39:15

I've made a profit. Does that get me a drink or not?

0:39:150:39:18

Plus £5.

0:39:180:39:20

Spoon-back open armchair.

0:39:210:39:24

And £65, I'm bid at 65.

0:39:240:39:26

Straight out?

0:39:260:39:28

£65 coming in at 70. £65 bid. 70 with the internet.

0:39:280:39:32

Five, may I say, at 75. He's in.

0:39:320:39:34

-80, now.

-That was an amazing find.

0:39:340:39:37

-Last-minute.

-£80.

-That's amazing.

0:39:370:39:39

Internet at 80. Making no mistake at £80.

0:39:390:39:41

See, panic buying does work.

0:39:410:39:44

£80 is plus £15.

0:39:440:39:47

Plus your five is plus £20.

0:39:470:39:49

OK, kids, so what are you going to do about these ear studs?

0:39:490:39:52

-I think they're amazing.

-I think we should go for them.

0:39:520:39:55

-I think we should listen to our expert for once.

-For once, yeah.

0:39:550:39:58

-We've made a profit without listening to her.

-Yeah.

0:39:580:40:01

No, it's true, it's true.

0:40:010:40:04

-So, we're going to do it, yes?

-Yes, go for it.

0:40:040:40:07

-Two studs going for two studs.

-What did he say?

0:40:070:40:09

They're going to go with the bonus buy. OK, now I can reveal all.

0:40:090:40:12

-He says they are worth £120-£180.

-Oh, OK.

0:40:120:40:15

-OK, good.

-I paid £90 for them.

-Good.

0:40:150:40:17

Lot 197 is a pair of these claw set diamond ear studs.

0:40:170:40:23

Ten carat yellow gold, of course. Bid start against you all at £80.

0:40:230:40:27

Five now. 90, may I say? 95, now.

0:40:270:40:30

-In profit, and profit.

-Place it at 95, 100.

0:40:300:40:33

At £100, may I say ten? At 100 now.

0:40:330:40:36

They stand at 100. Should make more. All done?

0:40:360:40:40

Selling now... 110.

0:40:400:40:43

At 110, may I say 120?

0:40:430:40:45

Front row at £110. All done...

0:40:450:40:49

-Sold!

-£110. Well done, girl. That's perfect.

0:40:490:40:52

90 to 100...that's plus another £20.

0:40:520:40:55

So you've ranked up £40 so far.

0:40:550:40:58

-OK, now, plus £40 could be a winning score.

-Yep.

0:40:580:41:00

-You know the rules, don't say a word to the Reds.

-OK.

-Nope.

0:41:000:41:03

-Well done, chaps. All will be revealed in a moment.

-Well done.

0:41:030:41:06

-Well, we are about to make Bargain Hunt history today.

-Oh!

0:41:140:41:17

There is a moment for the presenter of this programme

0:41:170:41:20

when he has to load up with money in his pocket

0:41:200:41:24

and get the money right for each of the teams.

0:41:240:41:27

Well, today, we're giving each of the teams profits! Yes!

0:41:270:41:33

What's unusual about this is that today we're giving

0:41:330:41:36

each of the teams the same profit.

0:41:360:41:39

ALL: Oh!

0:41:390:41:40

We have never had a dead draw before.

0:41:420:41:46

And I'm very pleased to say that the Reds

0:41:460:41:49

-and the Blues are both winners today!

-ALL: Yay!

-Yes!

0:41:490:41:53

-That's how it should be.

-That's how it should be.

0:41:530:41:55

Anyway, I have decided that for kicking off,

0:41:550:41:58

we're going to give the Blues their £40 profit, which is what you got.

0:41:580:42:03

So that's very handy between you two. That's £20 each.

0:42:030:42:06

And then I'm going to turn to the Reds and give them their profit

0:42:060:42:09

which just happens to be £40. That's £40 for you.

0:42:090:42:12

That's history being made.

0:42:120:42:14

Now, the Reds, of course, have done the spectacular feat

0:42:140:42:16

of making a profit on each of their items

0:42:160:42:20

and therefore they are eligible to be members

0:42:200:42:23

of the ancient and noble order of the Golden Gavellers.

0:42:230:42:26

So, you take yours from the top, girls.

0:42:260:42:29

There we go, like that, and pin them on with Anita.

0:42:290:42:33

And as I'm able to arbitrate on these things

0:42:330:42:35

because the Blues managed to make a profit on two items,

0:42:350:42:38

and wiped their face on the other item,

0:42:380:42:41

which is as close as you get to making a profit on all three,

0:42:410:42:44

and they scored identical amounts of money,

0:42:440:42:47

and they're joint winners,

0:42:470:42:49

I think they should belong

0:42:490:42:50

to the Ancient Order of Golden Gavellers.

0:42:500:42:53

-So, there we go.

-Thank you.

-Isn't that special?

-Thank you very much.

0:42:530:42:57

-I think it is a very special moment.

-Very proud.

0:42:570:42:59

I congratulate you all wholeheartedly on making it

0:42:590:43:03

such a jolly day.

0:43:030:43:04

In fact, it's been so good,

0:43:040:43:06

join us soon for some more bargain hunting, yes?

0:43:060:43:08

ALL: Yes!

0:43:080:43:10

Tim Wonnacott heads to Ardingly in Sussex, where the Bargain Hunt teams go head-to-head to grab the best finds. Expert Anita Manning leads a red team of friends, while Christina Trevanion heads up a team of brothers in blue. Later at the auction, there is a Bargain Hunt first.


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