Hungerford 11 Bargain Hunt


Hungerford 11

Natasha Raskin Sharp presents from Hungerford High Street with Philip Serrell and Richard Madley. Natasha also finds out about a Hungerford businessman.


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Hello and welcome to the show from Hungerford in Berkshire today.

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Follow me, I'll show you around.

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There are plenty of shops for our teams to peruse in the high street.

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But with only one hour, they'll need to get their skates on.

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It could be a buying bonanza.

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I'm worn out after all that.

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But there's no time to rest, we've got to get things kicked off.

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So let's go Bargain Hunting.

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There is documented evidence that dates Hungerford high street back to

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as early as 1200 AD.

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Well, I'm not sure that our teams will be unearthing any relics that old today.

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Although, they do have their experts.

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Let's have a look at what's to come.

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The Reds need medical assistance.

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You've got those heart pills on you?

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I have.

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And the Blues are slightly obsessed with...

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Quirky things.

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There's some quirky animals down here.

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He's quite quirky, isn't he?

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-Yes.

-Maybe a bit too quirky.

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And over at the auction, there is relief with the Reds...

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Right, so that's where it lands.

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..and disbelief with the blues.

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Heart stopper.

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But that's all coming up later.

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First, importantly, it's time to meet today's teams.

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And we've got a great show lined up for you, because for the Reds,

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we have great friends Clare and Sheena.

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For the Blues, we've got a lovely couple, Cat and Sean.

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-Hello, everyone. ALL:

-Hello!

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Thank you for joining us today.

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I'll turn to the Reds first.

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Clare, tell me, how did you and Sheena meet?

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We met on a flight, flying as cabin crew.

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I can't remember which one,

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but we met on a flight and we had a great time in the bar that night.

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And you hit it off right away, I believe.

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-Yeah, we did.

-And did you do long haul flights, the two of you?

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Yeah, we did. We're both long haul.

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Sometimes you get a wee day off on location, don't you?

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Sometimes we had more than one.

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We had a week in Mauritius, do you remember?

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-Yeah, we did. That was a good one.

-Yeah, that was good.

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Now, tell me, when you're not jetting off and catching up for a coffee,

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as I believe you do, what do you like to do in your spare time, Clare?

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I've got a lurcher called Rodney, so I like to walk him.

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I like a bit of calligraphy.

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I like watching my son play water polo and rugby.

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I love that your dog's called Rodney.

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There's a bit of a Del Boy and Rodney action going on there.

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He's a plonker!

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Sheena, tell me about the air stewarding, then.

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I've got to hear, there must be some gossip, surely?

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There's been so many instances where we've had a laugh.

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I remember once when we were carrying the late Sir Roger Moore and his

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wife, and we were in first class, carving the beef and doing lunch.

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So I turned to them, and I said, "You know, we've got carrots, broccoli,

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which ones would you like, Mr..."

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And I was thinking, "Oh, gosh.

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What's his name? What's his name?"

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And then it suddenly came, "Oh, Mr Bond..."

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Well, everyone was just in fits.

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The whole cabin, I think, were laughing.

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-It was hilarious.

-And what was his reaction?

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Well, he just giggled the whole way through.

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That is so funny. But what a man to meet.

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Yeah, I know. He's fabulous.

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So great. And what about now, because you've given up air hostessing,

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so what do you do for a living now?

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At the moment, I'm a companion to the elderly, which I'm really enjoying,

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because I've never done anything like that before.

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And I've got a couple of lovely ladies, and we just chat,

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they tell me all about their history, they're fascinating.

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And we go for cups of tea, they're like my best friends.

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I'm really enjoying it.

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-Yeah, it's great.

-That's so lovely. Real job satisfaction?

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-Definitely, yeah.

-Right, let's get down to business.

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How are you going to work as a team?

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Probably choosing things that we love.

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When we go round the charity shops, we just love the same things,

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-don't we.

-Yeah, generally, if we both like it, it'll be all right.

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OK, do you think you're going to spend big?

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-I think so.

-Could do!

-Yeah. Yeah, I think we will.

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I like your tactics! Let's turn to your competition, Cat and Sean.

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Now, Cat, tell me, you think you're going to make a great team,

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-why is that?

-Yeah, we've been together for about three years now.

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And we do work very well as a team,

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so hopefully, that will come out today

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and we'll make lots of money.

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So as a couple, you like to go on date nights.

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Some of them are quite infamous, so tell me about those.

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Yeah, we do it once a week, we each take it in turns.

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And the idea is that you can't spend more than £7.50,

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and it has to be something novel that we've never done before.

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And it's really good,

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some of them have turned out to be a bit flat.

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Tell me about a flat one.

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I don't want to insult Sean now!

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It was his idea!

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-Playing conkers, that's probably a flat one.

-We did, we played conkers.

-Not much of a date, Sean.

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-That's OK.

-We didn't go far.

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Now, tell me, when you're not getting up to mad things on your date nights,

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what do you like to do in your spare time, Cat?

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So, in my spare time, I like to go horse riding.

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I used to do it quite a lot as a child competitively.

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But now I just do it for a bit of fun, really.

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Also, there is a sport that you love.

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Yes. We both support Gloucester Rugby, being from there.

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We are keen supporters, we can walk to the rugby ground,

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and we go most other weekends.

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-Most home games, yeah.

-Most home games, when it's on.

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Every other week, when the season's on.

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Now, Sean, tell me, that's obviously what you do in your spare time,

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but what do you do for a living?

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Well, I work for a timber agency.

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So we help sawmills in Sweden and Finland sell their timber to companies

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in the UK. So yeah, it's good fun, and it involves a bit of negotiating,

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so hopefully that will come in handy today.

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Now, tell me, what are your tactics?

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-Do you have a game plan?

-Sort of.

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I like sport, so anything sporting, really.

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And you like animals, horses, so maybe that will take your interest.

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Right, you have a £7 budget on your date night, but here on Bargain Hunt,

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we give you each £300.

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So £300 for you, Reds.

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£300 for Blues.

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You have very eager experts waiting for you.

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So off you go, and best of luck.

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And there are only 60 minutes on the clock, so I guess it's a speed date.

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Giving our teams that much-needed guidance...

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He'll be feeling the heat today with the Reds.

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And hoping to spot something out of this world for the Blues...

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Are you two ready for this?

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-Absolutely.

-Yeah.

-What are we looking for today?

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I quite like quirky things, so that's what I'll be looking for.

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Clare, what are you going to buy?

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Whatever takes my fancy.

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Any kind of sporting memorabilia, something like that.

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-What about you, Sheena?

-I like things that are made of wood.

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OK, teams. You're under starter's orders.

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Your time starts now.

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HORSE NEIGHS

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Let's go buy something.

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-Okey doke.

-I think I know a place where to start, so just come with me.

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-OK.

-Good luck, teams.

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-Oh, wow.

-Let's get stuck in, shall we?

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What are those? Them, there.

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They're saddle racks. Imagine, it's 1895, 1900, you've got your stables,

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and those would have been bolted to the wall.

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And you put your saddle on there.

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They are beautiful. It's the quality.

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-Yeah, they're really lovely.

-You can see the quality.

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They may not be that commercial for today's transportation needs, hey,

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ladies? And now for a different kind of horsepower.

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Do you think there's any profit in some of these?

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For example, that's only £3.50.

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These are reproductions.

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So these have been made based on earlier models.

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These have been made for the "collectors market" in the '70s, '80s and '90s.

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And they were mass produced.

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People bought them with investment in mind,

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they kept the original packaging, and thought, one day,

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these will be worth a fortune.

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-Right.

-And £3.50 for many of them is the right price.

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It's our first minute here in the arcade.

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It's a good spot, but I think we'll move on.

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I'll take your advice.

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Thank you very much. OK.

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-Thank you.

-Let's keep going.

-Thanks, Richard.

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A top tip there. Meanwhile the Reds are on a reclamation rummage.

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Those chimneys are lovely.

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Those are called Long Toms.

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All of these other chimneys,

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they're domestic chimney pots,

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but the Long Toms were a lot more industrial.

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-Interesting.

-Let's go and look in here, shall we?

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-Yeah.

-From chimney pots to porcelain pots.

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-Back to the Blues.

-It just looks an interesting cabinet here.

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It almost looks as if it's been a little bit neglected.

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-Tired.

-Yeah,

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a little bit tired. Are there things here that have been sitting here,

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sleeping for hundreds of years?

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-I like the rabbit.

-That one in the middle?

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-In the middle.

-He's quite quirky, isn't he?

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-He is quite quirky.

-What is it?

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-A biscuit tin?

-It's actually a tureen.

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Probably more for soup or for vegetables.

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Right. I'd put biscuits in it.

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-Would you?

-Yeah.

-But I can also see the price from here.

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So we have £300 to spend.

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I don't want to go and spend £185 of it immediately.

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That's a lot of money for a bunny, guys.

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You did want quirky though.

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And speaking of quirky.

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Is that an actual grave stone?

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Well, no, it's not. I think it's a way marker.

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That says

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something, something, something, something.

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It's quite hard to make out the writing,

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but this particular stone refers to

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the parish of Baulking in Oxfordshire.

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A lot of these are boundary markers.

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So instead of a hedge or a fence

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you'd have a stone set into the side of

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the field and it would be your boundary marker.

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-That's interesting.

-Do you like it?

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-I quite like it.

-I love it.

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Stuart. How are you?

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Philip, I'm well, thank you, sir.

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Stuart, is that 1840s or later or earlier?

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-They're difficult to age, aren't they?

-They are very difficult,

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unless it's dated and I don't think you'll find there's a date on there.

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I would have said it's mid-19th century. So 1840's not far away.

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I think it's priced at £120.

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-£120.

-I'd want that for £60.

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I'd want it for £40.

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So £60 and £40, that's £100, OK.

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Let me hold Stuart before he falls over. Right, you got those heart pills on you?

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-I have. Why would I take those then?

-What's your very best?

-£90.

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It's a lot of money for auction.

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Let's have a look round and we can think

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about it. He'll keep it for us and see what we can do.

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-OK.

-Good idea.

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I think Phil may have taken a shine to that boundary marker.

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Anyway, it seems the blues are still on the hunt for that unusual piece.

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-What do you think of this, Richard?

-Oh, look at this here!

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Seems to be some sort of jug.

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Don't get technical!

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And it's sport-related, Sean.

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Well, of course it's a wrong shaped ball for you really, isn't it?

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-Really.

-He is a goalkeeper,

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wearing those roll neck sweaters that they used to in the 1940s and '50s.

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There's a maker's mark there.

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HJ Wood.

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They're actually quite well known Staffordshire potters.

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-OK.

-And he appears to be in pretty good condition.

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-Now priced £7.50.

-It's quite a cheap price.

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It is a cheap price. Does cheap appeal to you?

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-It does.

-So, shall we at least find out what...

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-I think we should.

-What discount we can get on £7.50.?

-See what we can do.

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Luckily Rita the from the antique's centre is on hand.

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Sean and Cat, meet Rita.

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Hi. Nice to meet you. Cat.

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-Nice to meet you.

-Spotted your interesting little jug on the side there.

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Well this is £7.50. Since you're special visitors, you can have it for £7.

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Well, you're not the last of the big spenders, team.

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But at least it fits your brief.

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I quite like it. I think it's a bit of fun, so yeah,

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let's take it for £7.

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-Wonderful.

-Thank you very much.

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As easy as that, Blues.

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One item ticked off in ten minutes and cheap, too.

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Meanwhile, the Reds are checking out something that would literally cost

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you an arm and a leg.

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That's a man trap, isn't it?

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It is a man trap, yes.

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Which is highly illegal. So that would have been in the woods to trap a poacher,

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-would it?

-Unfortunately, yes, poachers.

-And that would have had your leg off.

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I'm not sure there's not much call for a man trap these days, ladies.

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And remember, you were looking for wood items.

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I love the shoetrees there.

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£156.

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Have to be expensive boots.

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-Let's go and have another look in the other building, shall we?

-Yes, please.

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Good idea. Whilst you hot-foot it next door Cat has spotted some pottery

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of the feline variety.

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I really like that.

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I would have that in my house.

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These are pottery figures by a contemporary potter.

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Her name is Anita Harris.

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Anita Harris is a former head designer with the famous Poole pottery

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company. Now the Stoke-on-Trent artist is exhibiting her own work at

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London's Victoria and Albert museum.

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I really like the leopard.

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I can see the price of £89.

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Shall we have a look at it, anyway.

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It costs nothing to look.

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-Yes, definitely.

-Rita, hello again.

-Hello!

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Rita, we've been admiring the Anita Harris signed leopard.

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Would you know what sort of discount we might be able to achieve?

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I'm sure you'd get that for £70.

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That's a good discount.

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They'd first of all like to have a look at it in the flesh, if that's OK with you.

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-Of course.

-Marvellous!

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To me, from here, it looks in great condition.

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You've got Anita Harris's signature here.

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That is very, very important.

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It's confirming it's hand painted.

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We know that's there indeed... another mark here.

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So really well marked, which I always like to see.

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Do you know what, at first, I wasn't so sure, but I do really like it.

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We haven't got to decide now.

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We can park this one in our mind.

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-We may well be back to see you later.

-Lovely.

-Thank you for your time.

-Thank you.

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Thank you very much.

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Onwards and upwards.

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It's always good to have something in the shopping bag.

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Keep that one on the back burner then, Blues.

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You still have 40 minutes left of your shop.

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I love that. I love that.

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I love that.

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Oh, look out, Phil's getting excited.

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What have you found?

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That is quite cool. That is actually quite cool. The only thing is, who would that appeal to?

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-Me.

-Me.

-And me.

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Are these things tuning bells?

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Actually they're dinner gongs, dinner chimes.

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Dinner chimes. They would date to what?

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About...

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-1900.

-1900. It might have a registered number on it.

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So this would have sat in the hall of a fairly grand country house,

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-wouldn't it?

-Or the dining room, actually.

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-What's the ticket price?

-£120.

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Do you like those dinner gongs, ladies?

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I do like them. What do you think, Clare? I think they're just really different.

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I like them. They're a lot of money.

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I'm not sure that's a yes, really.

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Me neither, Phil. Come on ladies, you need to bag that first buy.

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Now, just something catches my eye here.

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I can see three shiny objects.

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The price is very attractive to me.

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So it tells me they can't be very old.

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-No.

-And they're purely decorative.

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But there are three of them there and they're each priced the same figure.

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£3.50 each.

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-Wow!

-Can't go wrong with £3.50.

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So I'm thinking I'd make them a mixed lot,

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so the auctioneer can go give me £10 to start. £10, £12, £15.

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Maybe £18. So, I would like to think that there's a group lot there. That

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there's a profit in that and that's all I'm looking at.

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Let's put them on the list.

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-Yeah.

-I know you're gagging to move on.

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So lead on.

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-OK.

-Oh, well, you tried your best, Richard.

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Right, Phil, I think it's time you Reds had a regroup.

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-OK.

-Bit of fresh air.

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Now then, I reckon we've had 23 minutes, so this is decision time.

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Stuart's told us his best for that lump of stone out there is £90.

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-What do you reckon?

-I like it.

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Yes, definitely.

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-Shake his hand quick.

-Well done.

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-Thank you.

-Thank you, Stuart.

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You're a star. We've bought one thing, 23 minutes.

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We better go and find something else, hadn't we?

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-Okey doke.

-Yet another Serrell classic.

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You are now the proud owners of a lump of stone, Reds.

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All we need to do is get it to the auction.

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Time to leave the team shopping and for me to tell you about a local

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Hungerford man kept busy bottling the fizzy.

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After a long day of Bargain Hunting,

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there's nothing more refreshing than a nice carbonated soft drink,

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so I have just the thing.

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Here I have two glass Codd bottles.

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So, what's a Codd bottle?

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Well, where does that name come first of all?

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This was a patent, put forward in 1872 by an Englishman called

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Hiram Codd.

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It's unique in the fact that it

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creates the perfect seal to keep your

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fizzy drink fizzy and it's unique in its design.

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Inside there is a glass marble.

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Now why on earth is that there?

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Well, these bottles were filled with their fizzy contents upside down.

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The gas created pressure that forced the marble to the top.

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Now on the bottom of this bottle here you can see a little rubber washer

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at the bottom, a little gasket. And that would actually originally have sat

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at the top here. So, the bottle marble is

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pushed to the top by the gas,

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hits the seal and is kept in place by the gas.

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So there's no need for a top.

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All you have is the glass dome sticking out the top here.

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So how on earth does a marble get in there?

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Well, this section here is moulded glass and then this section here,

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the top of the bottle, is added afterwards.

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So marble goes in,

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top goes on and that marble is not going anywhere.

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But the other question might be, how on earth do you open the seal?

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Well, this little handy contraption will be exactly what you need.

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You can see that on the inside there's that little point that breaks the

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seal. So you push it down.

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The glass marble is forced down into its little chamber and gas is

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released. So you've now got a glass marble lolling around inside this

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bottle. How are you going to pour the liquid out?

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This is where Codd's genius really starts to show itself,

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because this little pinch in the mould is what does that job so

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beautifully. You tilt the bottle,

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the glass marble is pushed into that reservoir but it can't go past it and

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so, freely can you pour your nice fizzy drink.

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It's really quite clever, is it not?

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Now, the thing is,

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is that this patent was so popular it took off worldwide from 1872

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onwards. So there's no rarity here.

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What's interesting is the label that has been moulded into this glass.

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Champ and Son, Hungerford.

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In fact, next door to this very building,

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number 99 to 102 High Street was occupied between 1896 and 1914 by the

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Champ Mineral Water Works and they were making all sorts of fizzy drinks -

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ginger beer, lemonade, carbonated water, you name it, they made it.

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Now, when it comes to price, what would this fetch?

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Well, in a shop maybe £5.

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At auction you'd really have to have a collection of them to gather any

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interest whatsoever.

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But if you see one and it's not this colour, but it's cobalt blue,

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it's red, it's dark racing green, then believe me,

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you want to look at it a little bit more closely because it's early,

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it's rare and it's probably worth several hundred pounds.

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So, here's my tip for you -

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if you see one of these and it's nice bright in its colour,

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don't bottle it, just buy it.

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With both teams level pegging at one item a piece they are now at the

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halfway mark of their shop.

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Time for some bling for the Blues.

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What about silverware?

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Well, silver, of course, is always a good market.

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There's always a demand for silver,

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first and foremost based on its bullion value.

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It is worth X pounds an ounce on a given day,

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so you've got that to underpin it and then you can have a look at the smaller

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collector's items, be it vesta cases or small spoons.

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You've got to brace yourself, if you're buying some silver,

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you've got to be prepared to pay the money.

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-Yeah.

-I think you may have just scared them off, Richard.

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OK, teams, you are 35 minutes into your shop and you both need to find two items.

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That clock's ticking.

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Phil, how are you getting on?

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I think they've done really well.

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You know, that stone, I'm pleased with it and I think it'll do well at

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auction. The danger of shopping in a place like this is there's so much

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stuff to see, sometimes you're better off going into a small shop where

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there's just one or two things, cos there's not so much choice.

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But this is just fantastic, there's really good things everywhere.

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And I think they've done well, but we've just got to really focus that

0:20:160:20:19

last half hour, otherwise we are in trouble.

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Hmm, you're right, Phil.

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Meanwhile, there's a definite animal theme to the Blues' shop.

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There's a big bronze horse down here.

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Oh, a big bronze horse.

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It's quite expensive.

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-Is it?

-How much?

-Don't worry, we don't mind about it being expensive.

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-Are you a rider?

-Yes.

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-You are a rider.

-Yeah.

-How very appropriate that you should be drawn to a

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bronze horse.

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-Is that a stallion?

-Oh, you'd have to turn it upside-down.

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-Oh, of course. Yes, indeed.

-Oh, steady on.

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We don't want to get technical, do we, indeed.

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Well, I can see the price.

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-Yes.

-If that was an original 19th-century French animalier bronze...

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-Yeah.

-..then it would probably have a nought on that price.

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-Right.

-Right.

-It's priced at £185, so it's telling me it is a reproduction.

0:20:580:21:03

I think that's a polite way of Richard saying, "Time to move on, team."

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Meanwhile, the Reds are also under pressure to buy two more items.

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Not only have they decided to change shops,

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it also looks like they're changing their buying strategy.

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Are those scent bottles yours there?

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-They're lovely.

-Could we have a look at them, please?

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Do you like them?

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-I do.

-Yeah.

-I think bottles are more my thing than yours, aren't they?

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-Yeah, they are.

-I'm happy to go along with them.

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So this is called hunt the hallmark.

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-There it is, just there.

-Oh, yeah.

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-Oh, yes.

-So you've got the lion passant,

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you've got the Chester hallmark and then you've got the date code,

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and that's lovely cos someone's looked that up for us.

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Chester 1907.

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It's 150 for two it says.

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I'd like them for 50, I think.

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-What do you think?

-I wanted them for 40.

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Wow, that's two thirds off the ticket price.

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I can do 50.

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-Yeah. Absolutely.

-I think we'll go for that.

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-Pleasure.

-Thank you very much.

-Well done.

-Thank you.

-They are...

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-Cheers, thank you, thank you.

-Thank you.

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A little nudge from your expert and the deal is sealed, £100 off the

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ticket price. Number two for you, Reds, which means Blues are now playing

0:22:020:22:07

catch up with only one item bought. Eight minutes left, teams. Cat, what

0:22:070:22:12

-are your thoughts?

-What's the sort of vintage toy market like at the moment?

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Well, it's fine. A pond yacht will always sell well.

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The blue one's nice.

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What do they do? Does it work like a real sailboat?

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-The wind hits the sail, it moves around.

-Yeah, absolutely. Indeed. Shall we have a look at it?

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-Yeah, go on, we might as well.

-Come on, let's go.

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It's Rita we need, isn't it? Where is Rita?

0:22:300:22:32

Here she is, keeper of the keys!

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-Keeper of the keys.

-Now, what we're interested in, Rita,

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is the little model of the boat.

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Now, this is a 1950s or '60s by the look of it.

0:22:380:22:44

It looks quite fun, doesn't it?

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-Quite fun.

-Yes.

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Now, it's got a maker's mark on it, has it not?

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-Oh, right, OK.

-Yes.

-Star Yacht.

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Star Yacht, OK.

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Guaranteed to sail.

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Guaranteed to sell or guaranteed to sail?

0:22:540:22:56

-Hopefully both.

-Yeah, indeed.

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-It's a reasonable price.

-Now, it's priced at...

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£18.

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I think Rita is the person who's going to help us hugely now to decide.

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-Come on, Rita.

-I could do it for 15.

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£15.

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With your permission, Cat, I think that we should maybe go for this one.

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-OK.

-And then we can leave the last item up to you.

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-OK.

-How very diplomatic.

0:23:170:23:19

-What a gentleman.

-He's learned, very slowly.

0:23:190:23:22

Well trained, indeed.

0:23:220:23:24

-Beaten into submission.

-In that case, Rita, at £15,

0:23:240:23:27

we'd love to buy your pond yacht.

0:23:270:23:29

Wonderful.

0:23:290:23:30

It's a change of tact, Blues.

0:23:300:23:32

Not really quirky or animal themed.

0:23:320:23:34

But if the wind blows in the right direction,

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it could be child's play at the auction.

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Speaking of which...

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-Do you like this desk?

-I do like it, actually.

0:23:400:23:42

How much is it? It's 45.

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Oh, it's Triang.

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Phil, what do you think of that wee desk?

0:23:470:23:50

-Truthfully?

-Yeah.

-Not much.

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Never one to sit on the fence, eh, Phil?

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It's lovely.

0:23:540:23:56

-Look what it says...

-Phil was here.

0:23:560:23:57

"I like you, Mum."

0:23:570:24:00

-Aww. We like that.

-I really think that's lovely.

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How do we know that it's Triang?

0:24:020:24:04

There's a little sign here, but it's rubbed off, if you look there.

0:24:040:24:07

Oh, there, there, there. Yeah.

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The name Triang originated from the three brothers who owned the company.

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Their surname was Lines, hence the name Triang, from the shape triangle.

0:24:120:24:17

-I mean, people do buy things like that.

-Yeah, they do.

-It's retro.

0:24:170:24:20

-It's the kind of thing we would have bought for our kids.

-It's probably 1960s, isn't it?

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-Yeah, that's what we said. We're '60s girls, kids.

-I'd have bought that for my son.

-Really?

0:24:240:24:27

-Yeah.

-But we'd need to get the price down.

-Dave?

-Dave...

0:24:270:24:30

-We need you.

-Sorry.

-I've got tell you, if you buy that,

0:24:300:24:32

I'm going to get a felt tip and I'm going to write "Phil Serrell was ere"

0:24:320:24:36

-underneath that.

-We want to sell it.

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-Good one, Sheena.

-Best price?

0:24:390:24:41

I don't want to put any words into your mind here.

0:24:410:24:43

20 quid, that's what I want you to think.

0:24:430:24:46

-Sold.

-Oh, well done!

0:24:460:24:48

-How much?

-20.

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-Yes!

-We like that.

0:24:490:24:52

I think you've done really, really well.

0:24:520:24:54

-Ka-ching.

-Yeah, I'm feeling good about it.

0:24:540:24:56

-Thank you.

-Thank you.

0:24:560:24:57

Well done, Reds, that's all three of your items in the bag,

0:24:570:25:01

and you've finally bought some wood, Sheena.

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Right, Blues, I make that two minutes left on the clock.

0:25:030:25:06

We need a decision.

0:25:060:25:08

Which is our third and final lot?

0:25:080:25:09

-We'll have the leopard.

-You better go and make sure it's still there.

0:25:090:25:13

-Yes.

-And go and make our third and final purchase, yeah?

0:25:130:25:15

-Yes.

-Brilliant.

-Come on then.

-Let's go.

0:25:150:25:17

-Thank you.

-And you'd better get a move on.

0:25:170:25:19

-Is it still there?

-Yeah.

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Is it in the cabinet? Is it on the same shelf?

0:25:200:25:22

-There it is.

-It is, indeed.

0:25:220:25:24

-Right.

-Yes.

-Well, we better call over Rita.

0:25:240:25:26

-Yeah.

-Rita, will you come and join us?

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Now, he's still there, he's still the same price, he's still £70.

0:25:290:25:33

-He is.

-Shall we go for it?

0:25:330:25:35

Yeah, we'll take the cat.

0:25:350:25:36

Rita, we'll take the cat.

0:25:360:25:37

Sold.

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Seems rather appropriate,

0:25:390:25:40

one cat for Cat.

0:25:400:25:42

A purr-fect deal.

0:25:420:25:44

Stop right there, teams.

0:25:440:25:46

Your 60 minutes are up.

0:25:460:25:48

-Thanks very much.

-Good effort.

0:25:480:25:50

Let's remind ourselves what the Red team bought.

0:25:500:25:53

First up was the stone boundary marker, price paid £90.

0:25:530:25:57

Next, the two scent bottles set them back £50.

0:25:590:26:02

And finally, the child's desk and chair cost them £20.

0:26:030:26:08

Clare, Sheena, I am anything but stressed.

0:26:080:26:10

That was so laidback.

0:26:100:26:12

-Did you enjoy that?

-We did.

-Yeah, we had a ball.

0:26:120:26:14

-Yeah.

-So tell me, you bought three interesting items.

0:26:140:26:17

Mm-hm. But, Clare, of the lot, which is your favourite?

0:26:170:26:21

-The desk.

-And do you think the desk will make a profit?

0:26:210:26:23

It might make a smidgen, not a lot.

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OK, so what do you think will make the biggest profit?

0:26:250:26:28

I think possibly the perfume bottles might make the biggest profit.

0:26:280:26:31

Right, OK. Turn of the century silver...

0:26:310:26:33

-Yeah, they're lovely.

-OK, lovely.

0:26:330:26:35

Now, Sheena, which do you like the best?

0:26:350:26:37

I have to say, I probably like the mile stone.

0:26:370:26:40

I just like the fact that you don't really see them very often.

0:26:400:26:43

But it did cost you £90, so do you think it's going to make the most money?

0:26:430:26:45

Yeah, I think it could possibly.

0:26:450:26:47

I think someone might just have a look at it and can imagine it in their

0:26:470:26:50

garden or somewhere. So yeah.

0:26:500:26:51

So you only spent 160.

0:26:510:26:53

Who's got 140? I have.

0:26:530:26:55

OK, I'll take it from you, Sheena.

0:26:550:26:56

-There we go.

-Thank you very much.

0:26:560:26:58

Philip, £140, come on, are you going to spend the lot?

0:26:580:27:01

I might not do that, but the girls said they'd like things for the garden,

0:27:010:27:04

so I'm going to go and find a really big old lump of concrete.

0:27:040:27:07

So while Phil goes and has a root around,

0:27:070:27:09

let's remind ourselves what the Blue team bought.

0:27:090:27:12

Their first buy was a character jug, which cost them £7.

0:27:120:27:16

Next, the Star Company pond yacht sailed away for £15.

0:27:170:27:21

And finally, the Anita Harris pottery leopard set them back £70.

0:27:220:27:27

Well, Cat, Sean, that was fun, wasn't it?

0:27:270:27:29

-Really good fun.

-It was, it was a good laugh, I enjoyed myself.

0:27:290:27:32

Three interesting items.

0:27:320:27:33

-Yeah.

-Cat, which do you like the most?

0:27:330:27:36

I, without a doubt, like the leopard the most.

0:27:360:27:38

That is my favourite item.

0:27:380:27:40

Is it going to bring you the biggest profit?

0:27:400:27:42

-No.

-So tell me, what is then?

0:27:420:27:44

I think it's going to be the little toy sailing boat,

0:27:440:27:47

is going to bring in the biggest profit.

0:27:470:27:49

What about you, Sean? Are you in total agreement?

0:27:490:27:51

I do think that is going to bring us the most profit as well,

0:27:510:27:53

the sailing boat, just because of the price we paid for it.

0:27:530:27:56

Now you only spent £92.

0:27:560:27:57

-Yeah.

-So 208, who's got the balance?

0:27:570:28:00

-I've got it.

-Cat, I'll take it from you.

0:28:000:28:03

Right. £208, that's quite a big budget, Richard.

0:28:030:28:07

Do you have anything in mind?

0:28:070:28:09

I've got something in mind which will please one of them.

0:28:090:28:12

-Hmm.

-And that's as much as I'm telling you.

0:28:120:28:14

While you're off looking for your bonus buy,

0:28:140:28:16

it's time for us to head to the auction.

0:28:160:28:18

We've come north a little and now we're at Bigwood Auctioneers near

0:28:270:28:30

Stratford-upon-Avon.

0:28:300:28:31

I'm joined by Mark Ashley.

0:28:310:28:33

Thank you for having us today.

0:28:330:28:35

It's a pleasure to have you with us.

0:28:350:28:36

Oh, I'm really thrilled. Let's get stuck in, shall we?

0:28:360:28:39

We'll start with the Reds, as per always.

0:28:390:28:41

Sheena and Clare, who both, by the by, absolutely love the first item,

0:28:410:28:46

this parish boundary marker.

0:28:460:28:48

-What do you make of it?

-Well, the inscription is quite worn,

0:28:480:28:52

but you can make out "parish."

0:28:520:28:54

It's got a parish named on it that was changed in the '70s from Berkshire

0:28:540:28:58

-to Oxfordshire.

-Right, OK.

0:28:580:28:59

So this is the parish of Baulking...

0:28:590:29:01

-Yeah.

-Previously of Berkshire...

0:29:010:29:03

-Now in Oxfordshire.

-Now of Oxfordshire.

0:29:030:29:05

So tell me, near Stratford-upon-Avon, what's it going to make?

0:29:050:29:08

100, 150.

0:29:080:29:10

Fantastic. Well, the team only paid £90 for it, and like I said,

0:29:100:29:14

not only is it their favourite,

0:29:140:29:16

they both think it's going to bring the biggest profit.

0:29:160:29:19

So if it makes the top end of your estimate, it could well just do that.

0:29:190:29:22

So we'll move on to a slightly more precious pair, shall we?

0:29:220:29:26

We've got these silver mounted scent bottles, they're absolutely gorgeous.

0:29:260:29:30

The Reds chose them together, they're a great pair of friends,

0:29:300:29:33

and surely you're drawn to these?

0:29:330:29:35

I think they're a super item.

0:29:350:29:37

It's lovely having the hallmark silver.

0:29:370:29:40

To get two, to actually get a pair, lovely dressing table appointment,

0:29:410:29:45

great thing to have.

0:29:450:29:47

We're only thinking 50 to 70 though.

0:29:470:29:49

That's all right. The team only paid £50 for them.

0:29:490:29:51

-Yeah.

-So they'll be chuffed.

0:29:510:29:53

Again, onto something completely different,

0:29:530:29:55

but this was Clare's favourite.

0:29:550:29:58

Real nostalgia attached to this one.

0:29:580:30:00

We've got the Triang desk and matching chair, complete with graffiti.

0:30:000:30:05

Is that going to do any damage to the price?

0:30:050:30:06

I think it has, only 20 to 30, though.

0:30:060:30:09

Once again, I think the team have done really well because they only paid £20 for the set.

0:30:090:30:14

So it doesn't look too grave, does it?

0:30:140:30:15

No, I think they'll do all right.

0:30:150:30:17

But just in case they need our bonus buy,

0:30:170:30:18

let's see what Phil bought for the Reds.

0:30:180:30:21

Well, Clare, Sheena, you did a dangerous thing.

0:30:220:30:24

You left Philip Serrell with £140.

0:30:240:30:27

Are you just thinking, "Why did we do that?"

0:30:270:30:29

-at this point?

-Absolutely.

0:30:290:30:33

I did say I was going to get you a lump of concrete, didn't I?

0:30:330:30:35

-You did.

-And I got you a lump of concrete.

0:30:350:30:38

You did.

0:30:400:30:41

-Ah, boot scraper.

-Boot scraper.

0:30:420:30:44

-Yeah, great.

-I quite like it, actually.

0:30:440:30:46

-You do? There you are!

-I do.

0:30:460:30:47

-Home and hosed.

-Yeah.

0:30:470:30:49

Clare, you say you like it, what is it that you like about it?

0:30:490:30:51

-It's not very artistic, is it?

-Well, yeah, it's solid.

0:30:510:30:55

I imagine it's functional.

0:30:560:30:58

How much was it, first of all?

0:30:580:30:59

It cost me £15, and I think if you have a bad day,

0:30:590:31:02

it'll make you a tenner profit, and if you have a good day,

0:31:020:31:05

it could make you £30 profit.

0:31:050:31:08

-That's good then.

-Yeah, yeah.

0:31:080:31:10

-That's great, thank you.

-Well, no pressure on you, Phil, just yet,

0:31:100:31:12

cos you don't need to make up your minds just now.

0:31:120:31:14

It's time now to find out what Mark, our auctioneer,

0:31:140:31:17

thinks of this lump of concrete.

0:31:170:31:18

So, here we have Phil's bonus buy, the boot scraper.

0:31:200:31:24

It lacks a little bit of finesse, doesn't it, Mark?

0:31:240:31:26

But I quite like that simplicity, that sort of blacksmith made,

0:31:260:31:29

just the piece of iron bent over and a lump of concrete.

0:31:290:31:33

Typical Phil Serrell, isn't it, really?

0:31:330:31:34

30 to 50, that's what we think.

0:31:340:31:36

Well, that's another bit of good news because

0:31:360:31:38

he actually only paid £15 for it. Right, moving onto the Blues now.

0:31:380:31:42

Cat and Sean as lead by Richard Madley.

0:31:420:31:45

Our first item is this character jug, the goalkeeper.

0:31:450:31:47

He looks to me as though he could be quite a collectable thing.

0:31:470:31:50

Well, they are, they did a series of them in the '60s.

0:31:500:31:53

I think there was the wicket keeper and all that.

0:31:530:31:55

-Yeah.

-Let's go straight to the price.

0:31:550:31:57

Collectable, but valuable?

0:31:570:31:59

Ten to 20. That's about what I thought.

0:31:590:32:01

Perfect, worry not, the team only paid seven.

0:32:010:32:03

Single figure for that.

0:32:030:32:05

£7, so they could be onto a profit.

0:32:050:32:07

And then they move on to this pond yacht.

0:32:070:32:09

I think this is so sweet.

0:32:090:32:13

Tell me, do you love it?

0:32:130:32:14

I do. I think the condition's fantastic.

0:32:140:32:17

It's a great thing.

0:32:170:32:18

The label is still very good on the deck,

0:32:180:32:21

very interesting little maker from Birkenhead area, I think it was.

0:32:210:32:25

OK. The firm started in about the turn of the First World War.

0:32:250:32:28

Lovely thing, good condition.

0:32:280:32:30

15 to 25.

0:32:300:32:32

OK. Well, the team paid the lower end of your estimate, £15.

0:32:320:32:36

So, again, they could be onto a wee bit of profit.

0:32:360:32:38

It's a nice buy, it's a nice buy.

0:32:380:32:40

But here's the item that they both absolutely love,

0:32:400:32:42

both Cat and Sean think this was the cream of the crop on their shop.

0:32:420:32:47

Anita Harris is a name we know well on Bargain Hunt,

0:32:470:32:50

and here we have this reclining leopard.

0:32:500:32:52

So, question is, is Anita Harris a name that's known well in these parts?

0:32:520:32:56

Is known, absolutely, well recorded, and I love the glaze.

0:32:560:33:00

I think this is hot coals.

0:33:000:33:02

It's a fabulous looking thing.

0:33:020:33:04

In good condition, good piece, we have only put 40 to 60.

0:33:040:33:08

Well, the team actually paid £70.

0:33:080:33:10

They were so taken by the leopard.

0:33:100:33:12

So this could be their downfall.

0:33:120:33:14

In that case, it's all down to Richard.

0:33:140:33:16

So let's find out what he bought the Blues as a bonus buy.

0:33:160:33:20

Right, Cat, Sean, this is it, Richard standing here with something,

0:33:200:33:24

we don't know what, you left him £208.

0:33:240:33:27

OK, Richard, take it away, surprise us.

0:33:270:33:29

You both love rugby, you like watching Gloucester Rugby Club.

0:33:290:33:32

How about something to warm you up in the shed on a wet winter's afternoon

0:33:320:33:37

at King's Home? I've got you...

0:33:370:33:39

-Oh!

-..your very own Victorian hip flask.

0:33:400:33:44

-Right.

-Silver plated mounts, engraved decoration,

0:33:440:33:47

and I just thought it'd be something that you'd both like to take to a

0:33:470:33:51

-rugby match.

-Definitely.

0:33:510:33:52

So how much did you spend on it?

0:33:520:33:54

Just £20.

0:33:540:33:56

-OK.

-That's pretty reasonable.

0:33:560:33:57

Can I take a look?

0:33:570:33:59

You certainly can. The case actually slips out.

0:33:590:34:02

You could actually fill the case and take a little sip.

0:34:020:34:06

So, Cat, tell me, what do you think about it?

0:34:060:34:08

I think it's really snazzy and just nice.

0:34:080:34:11

I could see myself using it, I know you'd use it as well.

0:34:110:34:13

You don't need to make your minds up just yet.

0:34:130:34:16

Let's find out if Mark thinks this is an excellent hip flask.

0:34:160:34:21

Right, so here it is, Richard's buy.

0:34:210:34:22

We've got probably Victorian hip flask.

0:34:220:34:25

Yeah. Does that float your boat?

0:34:250:34:26

I think it's a great thing.

0:34:260:34:28

At least the glass is in good condition.

0:34:280:34:30

And the removable cup from the bottom, that's a nice touch.

0:34:300:34:33

Take that away, still got the gilding on the inside, it's a good thing.

0:34:330:34:37

I think we're only sort of thinking £20 to £30 though.

0:34:370:34:40

OK, well, I'm sure that Richard will have thought along the same lines and

0:34:400:34:43

he's only paid £20 for it, so he'll be happy to hear it.

0:34:430:34:47

So, Mark, are you expecting a busy sale today?

0:34:470:34:49

We will have a busy day today, but it'll be a good day.

0:34:490:34:52

All right. Well, in the case, we're in your hands now.

0:34:520:34:54

No pressure.

0:34:540:34:55

580, 600 now.

0:34:570:34:59

All finished, 600.

0:34:590:35:01

How are you feeling, auction time?

0:35:010:35:03

-Yep.

-Excited.

0:35:030:35:05

Have you been to auction before?

0:35:050:35:07

I have, yeah, but this is different.

0:35:070:35:08

Your first item is, of course, that boundary marker.

0:35:080:35:11

You paid £90 for it.

0:35:110:35:12

-Are you ready to watch it go under the hammer?

-Yeah, we are.

-Absolutely.

0:35:120:35:16

OK, ladies, if you're ready, red team, here comes your first lot. OK.

0:35:160:35:19

Lot 125, it's the carved limestone parish boundary marker.

0:35:190:35:24

£100 for it, surely?

0:35:240:35:26

Who's got £100?

0:35:260:35:27

£100, surely.

0:35:270:35:28

£50. 30 then.

0:35:280:35:30

Ladies...

0:35:300:35:32

30. Five, sir, thank you.

0:35:320:35:34

40, madam.

0:35:340:35:36

45, 50, five.

0:35:360:35:39

No? £50 and I'm going to sell it, are you all done?

0:35:390:35:43

50. OK. Ladies, not the strongest start.

0:35:430:35:46

-No.

-We are minus 40.

0:35:460:35:48

However, are you ready for this?

0:35:480:35:50

You paid £50 for the scent bottles, here they come.

0:35:500:35:52

On we go now to lot 127, this is the grenade form scent bottles.

0:35:520:35:58

Very pretty these, with the silver collars.

0:35:580:36:01

The internet's come straight in at £50.

0:36:010:36:04

I can go 70, would you go 80 with me?

0:36:040:36:07

80 on the net, I can go 85 to cover myself.

0:36:070:36:10

Will you go 90?

0:36:100:36:11

Yes, you will. Thank you.

0:36:110:36:13

Oh, 90. 90 on the net and I'll sell it at 90...

0:36:130:36:17

£90.

0:36:170:36:19

Right, so that's where it lands.

0:36:190:36:21

£90. That made you 40, you're back to zero.

0:36:210:36:25

Here comes the child's desk.

0:36:250:36:28

Lot 129, the mid-20th century Triang stained wood child's desk and chair.

0:36:280:36:34

Lovely little thing, this.

0:36:340:36:35

Particularly like the graffiti.

0:36:350:36:37

Interesting piece, it starts straight off at 20.

0:36:370:36:40

Give me two. At £20, at 20 surely?

0:36:400:36:43

Who's got two? 22 on the net.

0:36:430:36:46

-Excellent.

-Would you go 30, please, on the net?

0:36:460:36:49

Come on, come on.

0:36:490:36:50

If not, I'm selling it on the book at £25.

0:36:500:36:56

OK. Yes. £25.

0:36:560:36:59

So you've made £5 profit on that lot and actually overall.

0:36:590:37:03

But it leaves us in a funny position because £5 profit is small,

0:37:030:37:07

but could be a winning score. So the question is,

0:37:070:37:09

took you a while to get there.

0:37:090:37:11

Are you going to now risk it and go for the bonus buy?

0:37:110:37:14

-I think so.

-I think so. We're with Phil.

0:37:140:37:16

Well, Phil paid £15 for it.

0:37:160:37:18

You thought that was a good price.

0:37:180:37:20

-I did.

-Phil certainly thinks it's a good price,

0:37:200:37:22

and our auctioneer thinks it's a great price.

0:37:220:37:24

He reckons it could make 30 to 50.

0:37:240:37:26

So, Phil, it's all on you. We've got £5 profit,

0:37:260:37:29

here's hoping you don't damage it.

0:37:290:37:31

-Here it comes.

-Lot 136 is this blacksmith-made boot scraper,

0:37:310:37:37

with the weighted base.

0:37:370:37:38

Tenner to start.

0:37:380:37:39

Thank you, sir. Ten to start.

0:37:390:37:41

The internet's come in at 20.

0:37:410:37:43

Yes, that's good, well done.

0:37:430:37:45

I have 25 in the room.

0:37:450:37:47

Are we going to sell?

0:37:470:37:48

Are we all sure?

0:37:480:37:50

He did promise you a profit and it's just sold for £25.

0:37:500:37:55

£5 has become a £15 overall profit.

0:37:550:37:59

You came, you saw, you bought,

0:37:590:38:02

we don't know if you've conquered just yet,

0:38:020:38:04

but £15 could be a winning score.

0:38:040:38:05

So promise me, you'll say nothing to the Blues?

0:38:050:38:07

-Say nothing.

-I trust you.

0:38:070:38:09

-OK. Well done.

-Thank you.

0:38:090:38:11

Blue team, how are you feeling?

0:38:160:38:18

This is crunch time, isn't it?

0:38:180:38:19

Excited. I'm really excited.

0:38:190:38:22

Keen to know how we did.

0:38:220:38:23

Right, Blue team, are you ready for this?

0:38:230:38:25

Yes. First item, the goalkeeper, £7 paid, here it comes.

0:38:250:38:28

On we go now to lot 152.

0:38:280:38:31

It's the glazed pottery character jug, the goalkeeper.

0:38:310:38:34

Surely that's a £10 lot.

0:38:340:38:36

Little jug, bit of fun, isn't it?

0:38:360:38:38

Well done, madam. At the back at ten.

0:38:380:38:40

Who's got 15 for the little jug?

0:38:400:38:43

We'll be selling it then with the lady at the back of the room

0:38:430:38:46

for ten.

0:38:460:38:47

All done.

0:38:470:38:48

-Well done, madam.

-I'll take that.

0:38:480:38:50

It's something, isn't it?

0:38:500:38:52

-£3.

-We're here to make a profit and you did it.

0:38:520:38:54

-That's a profit.

-Sold for £10, £3 in front.

0:38:540:38:58

Let's keep the profits going with this yacht.

0:38:580:39:00

You paid £15, here it comes.

0:39:000:39:02

Excellent.

0:39:020:39:03

Lot 154 is the star yacht.

0:39:030:39:06

Very interesting piece.

0:39:060:39:08

Let's get it away. Ten, that would be cheap.

0:39:080:39:10

Well done, thank you, madam.

0:39:100:39:12

Ten is the bid. Who's got 15 for it?

0:39:120:39:15

It's with the lady, front right at ten.

0:39:150:39:17

I will sell it.

0:39:170:39:18

All finished at £10.

0:39:180:39:20

Are you all sure?

0:39:200:39:22

I can't believe it!

0:39:220:39:24

£10, OK.

0:39:240:39:25

Wait a minute, we had a £3 profit, you've just lost five.

0:39:250:39:29

All of a sudden, as quickly as that, you're now minus two.

0:39:290:39:32

So all hopes are pinned on Anita Harris.

0:39:320:39:36

Both of you said this was your favourite item.

0:39:360:39:38

-Yeah.

-You paid £70 for it.

0:39:380:39:40

-Here comes the leopard.

-Lot 156 is the Anita Harris Studio

0:39:400:39:46

pottery leopard.

0:39:460:39:48

The internet's come straight in at 45.

0:39:480:39:52

Who's got 50? Surely £50?

0:39:520:39:56

Otherwise, I'll be selling it.

0:39:560:39:58

Are you all sure?

0:39:580:39:59

It's going then

0:39:590:40:00

on the internet at £45.

0:40:000:40:04

Oh! Just in time, look at that!

0:40:040:40:07

Heart stopper.

0:40:070:40:09

And it's now gone to 60.

0:40:100:40:12

ALL: Oh!

0:40:120:40:15

Is that going to be it?

0:40:150:40:17

Shall I sell it at £60?

0:40:170:40:19

60.

0:40:190:40:21

Well, it could have been worse.

0:40:210:40:23

-It could have been worse.

-£60 is a loss of ten.

0:40:230:40:27

We started with a profit and now we're minus 12.

0:40:270:40:30

So what are you going to do?

0:40:300:40:31

Richard went off and bought you this gorgeous Victorian hip flask,

0:40:310:40:34

it's in lovely condition, it's got all its parts.

0:40:340:40:37

I think there's a good chance.

0:40:370:40:38

-What do you think?

-OK, yeah, we'll take it.

0:40:380:40:40

Lot 162, Victorian hip flask.

0:40:400:40:45

That's got to be £20 of anybody's money, hasn't it?

0:40:450:40:47

Ten then to start.

0:40:470:40:49

Ten is the lady.

0:40:490:40:50

Well done. Thank you.

0:40:500:40:51

At £10, who's got 15 now?

0:40:510:40:54

Come on. There we are.

0:40:540:40:55

At £10 on the left.

0:40:550:40:57

And I'm selling and it's away.

0:40:570:41:00

What can you do? What can you do?

0:41:000:41:01

None of us has a crystal ball,

0:41:010:41:03

but we did all think that would make a profit, I'm surprised.

0:41:030:41:06

-We did.

-But the hammer fell at £10,

0:41:060:41:08

which means you made another loss of ten.

0:41:080:41:12

Overall, Blues, minus 22.

0:41:120:41:15

That's respectable for Bargain Hunt.

0:41:150:41:17

-Is that all right?

-I've seen worse!

0:41:170:41:18

I'll stick with your positive attitude.

0:41:200:41:22

Bear in mind, it could be a winning score.

0:41:220:41:24

-Yeah.

-So say nothing to the Reds and we'll see how it all pans out,

0:41:240:41:28

-all right?

-OK.

0:41:280:41:29

Well, that was interesting, wasn't it?

0:41:350:41:37

Both teams finishing in double figures.

0:41:370:41:40

-OK.

-The only problem is,

0:41:400:41:42

one figure has a plus in front of it and the other, a minus,

0:41:420:41:45

making our runners up today the Blues, and our winners the Reds!

0:41:450:41:49

Congratulations! With a small profit of £15,

0:41:490:41:53

but we'll come to that in a minute.

0:41:530:41:55

Blues, minus 22, but you're not feeling too blue about it, are you?

0:41:550:41:59

Not at all, no. We've had a really good time.

0:41:590:42:02

Where did you come closest?

0:42:020:42:05

It was the character jug, who'd have thought it?

0:42:050:42:07

Your cheapest item.

0:42:070:42:08

Only made a £3 profit, but actually, it was the highlight of your shop.

0:42:080:42:12

-Yeah!

-Anyway, we won't dwell, we were so pleased to have you on the show,

0:42:120:42:15

so thank you for taking part.

0:42:150:42:17

But now it's time to turn to our winners, the Reds,

0:42:170:42:19

with a hefty profit of £15.

0:42:190:42:22

-Thank you.

-Oh, I'll take that.

0:42:220:42:24

Whatever will you do with the money?

0:42:240:42:26

-Wine.

-Yeah.

-Oh, wine.

0:42:260:42:27

Straight to the wine bar, I think.

0:42:270:42:29

Just one word - wine.

0:42:290:42:30

-Yeah.

-I mean, it didn't start off swimmingly, they did lose £40.

0:42:300:42:34

But then they came back and they came back and then the old boot scraper

0:42:340:42:37

himself, Philip Serrell, helped them out with a tenner.

0:42:370:42:40

So, well done, £15.

0:42:400:42:42

-Doesn't that feel good?

-It does.

0:42:420:42:43

-It feels excellent.

-Can you believe you came on Bargain Hunt and you made a profit?

-No!

0:42:430:42:48

Well, let me pinch you, it's real, it's real!

0:42:480:42:50

And you had a great time? We had a lovely time.

0:42:500:42:52

-We had a ball.

-Thank you.

-Oh, I'm so pleased. If you want to be a

0:42:520:42:55

contestant, then apply on our website, details on the screen.

0:42:550:42:58

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0:42:580:43:00

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0:43:000:43:02

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ALL: Yes!

0:43:030:43:04

Natasha Raskin Sharp presents from Hungerford High Street with experts Philip Serrell and Richard Madley, where the teams scour the shops in the hope that they will make a profit at auction. Natasha finds out more about a local Hungerford businessman who was kept busy bottling the fizzy.