Kedleston 28 Bargain Hunt


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Kedleston 28

Natasha Raskin Sharp presents from the grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. John Cameron and Tim Weeks help the teams find the bargains.


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Today, we're in the grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire,

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home to aristocrats for hundreds of years.

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More recently a backdrop for Hollywood films.

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But today, we have our very own drama.

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So, lights, camera, action...

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Oh! Let's go bargain hunting.

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Don't put the kettle on just yet, everyone.

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We have a Bargain Hunt first coming up and I guarantee you won't want to

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miss it.

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Let's have a look at the drama that's about to unfold.

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The Blues pop the question...

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Would you do me the pleasure of marrying me?

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..and the Reds struggle for answers.

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What do three lines make?

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-The England flag.

-A triangle.

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Three lines, not lions!

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At auction, the Blues have one word on their minds.

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-Is that a yes? Yes!

-Yes!

-Fine.

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But will the Reds also have cause to celebrate?

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-35, 38, 40.

-Yes. Get on!

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But that's all coming up later. First, we must meet our teams.

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And today, we've got two sets of happy couples.

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For the Reds, Caroline and Dudley, and for the Blues, Alison and Tony.

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-Welcome, everyone, hello. ALL:

-Hello.

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Nice to meet you all.

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Caroline, tell me, how did you and Dudley first meet?

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Well, I worked for a theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon

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and live in a cottage outside. And I have a spare room.

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And a gentleman via social media was looking for somewhere to stay when

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he was visiting the area from the Isle of Wight.

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And that's how we met.

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-And the rest is history.

-Dud moved to Stratford-upon-Avon and we got

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married three years ago.

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That's so lovely.

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Now the two of you are semi-retired.

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Do you still keep yourselves very busy?

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We do. We've got a small post office with a little shop in a beautiful

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village on a country estate, with tea gardens,

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and we run that casually, when the sun is shining.

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And then I also work at the theatre in the evenings when I'm needed.

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So, Dudley, when you do get some spare time in this semi-retirement,

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how do you spend it?

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I play the drums in two bands, so one is a rock and pop '60s retro band,

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and the other one is a jazz quartet, which is really good fun,

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plus my other hobby is metal detecting or treasure hunting, if you like.

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Best find's got to be a hoard of Bronze Age axe heads.

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Wow. OK.

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And it's not just ancient relics that you're into.

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Antiques in general, I believe.

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Yes, I did own an antique shop about 30 years ago now.

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So I know probably a little about a lot.

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What are your tactics going to be today?

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Well, I listen to Dud, then possibly ignore him!

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But it's got to be beautiful and it's got to be special.

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Well, Reds, I wish you the best of luck.

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Let's turn now to the Blues.

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Tell me, Alison, how did you meet Tony?

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Well, we both work with the police.

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I work in the occupational health unit as an admin assistant,

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looking after police officers and police staff.

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Tony is also in the police and he's a specialist dog handler.

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And I went out on attachment with Tony to see how the dogs work and

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what the officers actually do, so that was where we first met.

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That was about eight years ago.

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We've been together about two years now.

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-So not quite love at first sight.

-Oh, no. Not for me, no.

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I fancied the dogs more than him!

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So you've been together a couple of years.

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-Have you ever thought of tying the knot, or...?

-Oh, I have, yeah.

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-You have?

-Oh, definitely, yeah.

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Tony, for goodness' sake, pull your finger out.

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So you work for the police. A bit of a serious job.

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But I believe in your spare time it's all about pranks,

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especially on this guy?

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Oh, yeah. Whenever we go out shopping or anything like that,

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I'll pile him full of shoes, bags, clothes,

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we'll get near to the exit and I'll shout, "Run!"

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So everybody thinks he's stolen everything.

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That's terrible.

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Now, Tony, tell me about your job in the police as a dog handler.

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I've been a police officer for over 20 years.

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I've been a dog handler for now coming up to eight years.

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And I have sort of specialist search dogs, we search for drugs,

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cash and firearms.

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I have two Labradors and a German shepherd who's retired,

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but he was my first partner. They're part of my life.

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I go to work every day with them. So they live with us.

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It's not just a job, really.

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-It's a way of life.

-Tell me more about your spare time.

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I used to be a very keen sportsman, a rugby, football player.

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But I now, to keep the wine off, I do a little bit of sprint triathlon.

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I try and do a couple of triathlons a year. I'm a big football fan.

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I coached a boys' team for several years with both my sons involved.

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So, today, you've got to work together.

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Any tactics?

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Definitely, yeah.

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I'm quite a bubbly, cheeky people person.

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So I'm sure I'll drive a hard bargain.

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I think we complement each other quite well.

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We have a team name of Hair and Beauty.

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I have the hair, Alison has the beauty.

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So I think we'll get on very well.

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Fantastic. Well, I wish you the best of luck.

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But to go shopping, you need money.

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So I'm going to give each of you £300.

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Caroline, for the Reds.

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Alison, for the Blues, £300.

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You've got eager experts awaiting, so, off you go.

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-And very good luck.

-Thank you.

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With just one hour to find those bargains,

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will it be shopping heaven or shopping hell?

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Expertly taking them in hand today are two antiques connoisseurs.

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Hoping there'll be plenty to celebrate for the Reds is John Cameron.

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And batting for the Blues, it's Tim Weeks.

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-We're here at the fair.

-What are we going to be looking for today?

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Toys, I think. Collectors' items.

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-Yeah?

-I'm thinking quirky,

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I'm thinking something that's different but jumps out at us.

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Maybe small silver bits, like vesta cases, that type of thing.

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-Sounds interesting.

-I like jewellery.

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Anything sparkly.

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Well, Alison might get a bit more sparkle than she bargained for.

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But first, your 60 minutes start now.

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GONG STRIKES

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-Let's go and spend some of this money.

-Let's go! Come on, Blues.

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They're on the clock and the Blues are already

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searching for something that stands out.

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-So you like signs?

-You know, like, the enamel signs?

-Yeah.

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Something like that. They're quite nice with a bit of wear on them.

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And what we look for if we see an enamel sign, turn it around.

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-OK.

-Sometimes they might have been on a building,

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-they can be double sided. They're worth more money.

-Great tip, Tim.

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Meanwhile, the Reds have shot off and found something that might fit

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the bill.

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I wanted to buy a toy.

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And just look at this.

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-It's complete with the ducks, scores on it.

-Yeah.

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-This is the ammunition.

-Projectiles, yeah.

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Yeah. And a lovely, lovely gun.

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All important, is the spring mechanism still working?

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I love that little pitting on there. That does authenticate its age.

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I'll just cock that back slowly.

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-That's clicked. OK?

-Yeah.

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And then...

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Yeah, that works.

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What do you think of that?

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-I rather like that.

-Do you?

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I do, because I think that's different.

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-I've never seen one.

-What do you like about it, Dudley?

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I just like, cos it's very original and it's in its own case and it all

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seems to be complete.

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It looks 1960s to me, I would've thought.

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-Something like that.

-Can you tell us your best on this, please?

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It's got 38 quid.

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I've got 38, yeah. 30?

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It's a rarity.

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-It is a rarity.

-It's a rarity.

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I was really thinking £25.

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-28.

-28? 27?

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-Shake my hand?

-27.

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I don't even have to get involved.

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Whoa, the Reds are off the mark.

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An early purchase within four minutes.

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-Next one.

-Now, what about the Blues?

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What about something like this, Tim, here?

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Yeah, I like that. It stands out, doesn't it?

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-It's what you wanted.

-Nice colour.

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It's got wear on it. The key thing is that industrial look.

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-Yeah.

-People want that. You can see that in a fashionable apartment,

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a fashionable townhouse, perhaps.

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Young people are really coming into the market and picking things up

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like this. I like it.

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I like that it's got drawers.

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-It's functional, isn't it?

-It's got good wear and it's well used.

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It's definitely a workbench or something.

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You could actually make something for your kitchen out of that.

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-That's what I think.

-Yes.

-That's the great thing about antiques.

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It's the best form of recycling.

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-Yeah.

-I like it.

-Yeah, I like it.

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We've also got a second one, here.

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Can you tell me how much this is, please?

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-450 on that one.

-OK.

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We're going to struggle there, aren't we, on our budget?

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-Yes, we are.

-Definitely.

-450, that one.

-250, that one.

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What's the best you can do on that one?

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-150.

-This one's got shelves, which is nice.

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That would actually be more functional for a kitchen.

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This is definitely the items of the future.

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-Yeah.

-150 isn't a bad price, it gives us a chance.

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Would you do 130 and we'll take it?

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-And we'll give you a smile.

-130?

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A smile, brilliant.

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-Shake on it.

-Shake the man's hand.

-Thank you, brilliant.

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-Give him a smile.

-It's a pleasure.

-Here comes your smile.

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It was worth it.

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Smiles all round as the Blues lock in their first buy inside eight minutes.

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Both teams are on a par.

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The Reds also have upcycling on their minds.

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These lovely old wooden rudders.

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This is what people are doing, turning them into other things now,

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-aren't they?

-I know.

-What are the rudders?

-80.

-80 quid on there.

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-How much for the anchor?

-I've got 65.

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What do you think about the anchor, John?

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I do like anchors. I'm from Portsmouth.

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How about as a pair? £100 the pair.

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Somebody would buy that and they'd paint it up.

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-Yes.

-Yes, they would.

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Put three legs on it and make it into a table.

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-Yeah.

-A coffee table.

-Right. Let's have a walk up.

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-We've still got a little bit of time and we'll come back.

-Yeah.

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-Cheers. Thank you. Oh!

-There's all sorts of things you can do.

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You don't sell new knees, do you?

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I can't see any here, John.

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Over with the Blues, and Tim is keen to stick to the industrial scene.

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I want to show you a couple of Anglepoise lamps here.

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-Yeah.

-Just for the reason that they're selling very well in

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auction rooms at the moment. Just £10 on this one, which is no money.

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I prefer this one, this is much more authentic of the era, '60s,

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'70s Anglepoise.

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It's a similar style to the industrial cabinet.

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You can imagine it almost on top of that cabinet, if you see what I mean.

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I just wondered if it took your fancy a little bit.

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-You like lamps like that.

-I like lamps like that.

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-Do you like it?

-Mmmm.

-Not so keen?

-Not so keen.

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I think that's a definite no from Alison.

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Meanwhile, the Reds have a spring in their step.

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What have you spotted there, Dudley?

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-Quite like them.

-Ah!

-What have we got here?

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Let's have a look at these.

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At first when I saw these, I thought they were possibly part of a clock, garniture.

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They would sit either side but they've got them described

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as French deco bookends.

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I think it makes them quite nice, I actually like them as bookends.

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They're marble. These are period pieces.

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These would be from the '30s.

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-They're quirky.

-Do you know what?

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For me, the actual modelling of them echoes Art Deco.

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When you think about Art Deco, the period,

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it's absorbing all these influences from around the world.

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What had changed at that point? Air travel.

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So people are starting to sort of explore South America,

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exotic animals, we start to see skins used in furniture again.

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For me, the fact that you've got these leaping antelopes is

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perfectly Deco. So we've got £38 on them.

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-OK.

-Do you think we can do any better than that?

-Yes.

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-I'm sure we can.

-Let's have a go.

-You hold that.

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-Let me go and see the stallholder.

-See if you can find him.

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-Let's see what we can do. All right?

-OK.

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They're onyx, they're heavy, they're quirky and they're useful.

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So, then, John, what's the best price?

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Right, guys. Had a word with the stallholder.

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And £38, he can do them at 30 quid.

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-OK. That's fine.

-I think that's actually a fair price.

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-That's a good deal.

-£30?

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-I like it.

-Sold to that man there.

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-I think there's some good profit there.

-OK.

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20 minutes in and the Reds have leapt ahead with their second buy.

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-The clock's still ticking, two down but one to go.

-OK, right.

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Now, Blues, what's the plan?

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We are one item down, so we've got a bit of work to do.

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We're going to have to get a bit of a move on.

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Yes, keep them focused, Tim.

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-I like those.

-OK.

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Are you more into football or rugby?

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-I like football.

-Who do you support?

-I like rugby.

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-Chelsea.

-Chelsea. Didn't know they had a team.

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Only the Premier League champions.

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-OK. So why are you attracted to them?

-I just like the age of it.

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-What is the age?

-Probably 1960s.

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OK, I think it might be a little bit earlier.

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-OK.

-Maybe a little bit earlier.

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Maybe sneaks into the '50s, a ball like that, with the laces, look.

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I think my grandad would've been heading this.

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It's just a nice display thing.

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That's exactly what it is, you don't fancy a kickabout with that, do you?

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-No. A little bit of nostalgia, somebody wants a threaded ball.

-Yes.

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Early footballs were made of inflated pigs' bladders.

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Later, panels of leather held in place by laces were added to

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-strengthen them.

-There's a few cracks to the leather.

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I guess it's going to be expected. The bladder feels like it's intact.

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If it's popped, quite often you can hear it when you shake it.

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Shall we ask what the price of each of the balls are?

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It looks like it's been repaired as well, doesn't it, there?

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-Great spot.

-So it's got a bit of damage on it, but...

-Bit of damage.

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Why don't you find out how much they are? Because then we know if we're

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in play or not. Why don't you go and speak with the gent?

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How much is this, please?

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£35 each on them.

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OK. What do you think, Tim?

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We're in Derbyshire. Football or rugby in Derbyshire?

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-It's football, isn't it?

-Absolutely.

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So I would focus towards football,

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if we're going to be selling in Derbyshire.

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-You like the football anyway.

-35 is a bit much, though.

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-20?

-I'd do 25. I think that's a fair price.

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-I think he's helping you out there.

-OK.

-I'm happy with that.

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-Happy?

-Yes.

-Shake the man's hand?

-Yeah.

-Happy days.

-Nice one.

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-Thank you very much.

-Thank you very much.

-Thank you.

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So, 24 minutes in, both teams are level.

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-I love it.

-I like it.

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Two buys down, that's really good.

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Over with the Reds, John's enjoying some attention.

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Get that dog off this man, I need him.

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Yes, come on, back to work.

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Meanwhile, Alison's browsing.

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Luckily, she's unaware that Tony is hatching a plan

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to propose and Tim's in on it.

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I love it. What do you want me to do?

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If I give you the ring. Yes.

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The ring's engraved in Alison's name inside.

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-Wow.

-If you can place it onto a stall, a suitable stall.

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-Yes.

-Then once I see it, I'll do the rest.

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No problem. Has she got any idea you're doing this?

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She's got no idea whatsoever. It's a complete surprise.

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Good luck. I think we're going to have to go and find Alison or she's

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-going to start to get suspicious what we're talking about.

-Yeah.

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-Shall we go find her?

-Let's go find her.

-Let's go.

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So, let me get this right. Tim is going to plant the ring engraved

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with Alison's name on a stall inside and Tony will do the rest.

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-How exciting.

-There's a lot more shiny items in here, isn't there?

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-Yeah.

-Are the eyes lighting up?

-Yes, they are. Yeah.

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While Tony distracts Alison, Tim completes his side of the deal.

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The scene is now set, but before the big moment,

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let's see what the Reds are up to.

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-Nice clock.

-Deco-ish again.

-Art Deco again.

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It's Red Riding Hood with the wolf, there.

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-She's got a gold hood on there, not a red one.

-No red about it.

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-Does it work?

-Yes, it does.

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-It does work?

-Yes, it does work. It has been serviced recently.

-Oh!

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It's got the right movement, it's made in France,

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this is not a reproduction.

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The gilding looks pretty good.

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The best price is £40.

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You can't do anything on 40? Less than 40?

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-35.

-35.

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We'll just have a little look up there and if we can't find anything,

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we'll definitely be back.

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So, one for the back burner.

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Now over to the Blues and the build-up to that big moment.

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-I think Alison is looking for some jewellery or something.

-Sure.

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It all seems to be going to plan. Your turn now, Tim.

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What about that, any good?

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I like that, that's nice.

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That is nice and that is shiny and sparkly.

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Yes, it's lovely. So... What do you think to that?

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Has it got a hallmark on it?

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You have to have a look. I can give you a helping hand with that.

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-Let's see what it's got.

-See if it's hallmarked.

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It's got a stamp on it, yeah.

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See what it says on the inside. There's an A.

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There's an L, there's an I, there's an S.

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There's an O and there's an N.

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-Yeah.

-OK.

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Here goes.

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So would you do me the pleasure...

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..of marrying me?

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I'll think about it. Yes!

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Oh, wow, how amazing to see this on Bargain Hunt.

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Time for me to step in.

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Congratulations.

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Fantastic.

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Tony, relieved?

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Everyone's got tears in their eyes.

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Bargain Hunt has been running for 17 years and you, Tony and Alison,

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are our very first proposal, so, congratulations to the two of you.

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-Thank you.

-Did you mean it?

-Yeah.

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Phew. I can breathe a sigh of relief.

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I'm so pleased for Tony and Alison.

0:17:200:17:22

While we all relax for a moment,

0:17:220:17:24

I have time to tell you about yet another amazing love story.

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With so much love in the air,

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it's the perfect moment for me to show you this.

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It's a 15th-century rare gold brooch,

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a wonderful token of medieval love.

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Amazingly, despite its tiny size,

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it was found by a metal detectorist in nearby Leicestershire.

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The high-carat jewel is inlaid with white enamel

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and is inscribed with the French "honor et ioie",

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meaning, of course, honour and joy.

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What a lovely romantic message, keep honour and joy in your heart.

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The story goes that it belonged to Baroness Catherine Neville Hastings.

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It was given to her by her husband, Baron William Hastings,

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of Kirby Muxloe Castle.

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The couple married in 1462 and went on to have six children but it was

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to end in tragedy.

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After fighting at the Battle of Towton

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during the War of the Roses, the baron was eventually executed

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by King Richard III.

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Not only did the Baroness lose her beloved husband,

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she sadly also went on to mislay this token of his love.

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So how did this medieval sweetheart brooch get lost?

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The theory is Baroness Hastings dropped it whilst walking in the

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castle grounds.

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And would you believe it, 500 years later,

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it was found by a man with a metal detector.

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Now, what's it worth today?

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Well, it's been valued at between £6,000-£8,000, and when the brooch is sold,

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the proceeds will be split, of course,

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between the landowner and the finder.

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So there you have it, a romantic and perfectly fitting find

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for today's show.

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Back to the fair, and after the excitement of the romantic proposal,

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Tim is trying to bring the new fiances back down to Earth.

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-Are we happy?

-Yes.

-Very happy.

-We look happy, we're all buzzing but

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I've got to drag you back to business.

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Indeed, you have 15 minutes left.

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In the meantime, oblivious to the Blues' celebration,

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the Reds are getting on with the business in hand,

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looking for their third and final item.

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-Nice little desk.

-Yes.

-Look, on the back, here, we've got a

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retailer's mark, there.

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AW Spencer of Cardiff.

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But underneath that, we've got Tri-ang.

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-Remember that name?

-Yes.

-Tri-ang Toys?

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It was three brothers, the Lines brothers.

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Spelt L-I-N-E-S.

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-Right.

-What do three lines make?

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The England flag.

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-A triangle. Three lines, not lions.

-I thought you said, "Lions"!

0:20:020:20:06

Someone needs to go back to school, I think.

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Three lines make a triangle. Tri-ang Toys, there you go.

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During the First World War, the factory was taken over and they

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had to make stuff for the war effort

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and then, after the war, resumed making toys again.

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Lovely little thing, you've got this wonderful little brass inkwell, there.

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I remember these at school. I'm showing my age now.

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Not these, they were the bigger ones.

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You've got the original slate in there as well.

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-How wonderful.

-That's interesting. It's a bit of fun, isn't it?

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-Yeah. I like that.

-We've got a price tag on here.

-£75.

-£75.

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So while the Reds do their sums,

0:20:370:20:39

Tim's luring Alison towards another piece of sparkle.

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-Now, I know you like silver items.

-Mmm-hmm.

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The great thing with silver is it can have cross-market appeal,

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because you can have novelty silver items that a silver buyer

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would be interested in, but it's something which could take any

0:20:530:20:57

collector's fancy.

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Now, I like this here.

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-A silver rocking chair.

-I really like that. That's lovely.

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There's no hallmarks from silversmiths but it says 95,

0:21:060:21:11

so we're comfortable that it's silver.

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It's all about the novelty.

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-Yeah.

-You'll see lots of chairs, tables.

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Rocking chairs are a little bit rarer.

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Silver is a very, very delicate and soft metal,

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so you do want to check, especially with that stick

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back to the rocking chair.

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I think there are cracks there, if you look. Can you see it?

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It's going across the bottom of the chair.

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It's slightly damaged, but we can ask about that, can't we?

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-I think that might give you a bit of bargaining.

-Yeah.

-35.

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Shall we see what she can do it for?

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-Yes, OK.

-Go in at 20.

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Tell them it's an engagement present.

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After all that excitement,

0:21:440:21:45

let's hope Alison has a clear head to negotiate.

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Over with the Reds and they're also ready to haggle.

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What's your best on that?

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-50.

-50? I thought you were going to say 50.

0:21:540:21:57

I had a figure in my mind which was a little bit lower than that.

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-Was it?

-Yeah. I was going to say 45.

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You can punch him if you like.

0:22:040:22:06

Actually, because I bought it, I will do 45.

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-You'd do 45?

-I'd do 45.

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-OK?

-I think that is a good deal, quite honestly, don't you?

0:22:110:22:13

-I would like that.

-I will do it for 45.

-OK, my darling.

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Thank you very much. Thank you.

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So the Reds can relax with just over ten minutes to spare.

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Well done, team.

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For that deal, Dudley, you can go to the top of the class.

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-Thank you.

-Caroline, for you and me, school's out. Come on.

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It's down to the Blues now with the rocking chair.

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Any luck haggling with a £35 price tag, Alison?

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-£20 would be a great price.

-25 maximum.

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-OK.

-Right then.

-How did we get on?

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25. She's paid 22 for it, it's the best she can do.

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She's only going to make three quid on it.

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-OK.

-I did say it was an engagement present but she said,

0:22:450:22:48

"How is that going to be? Because you're going to sell it."

0:22:480:22:51

What's your feeling at 25?

0:22:510:22:52

-Let's do it.

-Go for it.

0:22:540:22:56

-Put it there.

-I'm happy.

-You're happy.

-I am happy.

-We're all happy.

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Three down. And what an amazing day we've had.

0:23:000:23:04

You don't see that every day.

0:23:040:23:05

Let's hug it out, come on, well done, team.

0:23:050:23:07

So the loved-up Blues are all done and dusted with five minutes to spare.

0:23:080:23:13

Wasn't that lovely? A Bargain Hunt first.

0:23:130:23:16

Congratulations to our Blue team.

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Now, let's remind ourselves what they bought.

0:23:180:23:20

First up, they splashed out £130 on an industrial cabinet.

0:23:220:23:26

Then they paid £25 for a vintage, handmade football.

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Their third item was the silver rocking chair for £25.

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But surely the most memorable moment of all the shopping was this.

0:23:360:23:40

Would you do me the pleasure of marrying me?

0:23:400:23:44

Blues, what can I say?

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What a shock. Congratulations.

0:23:490:23:51

-Thank you.

-Thank you.

0:23:510:23:52

So, Tony, three items, which is your favourite?

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I think my favourite will have to be the football.

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It reminds me of when I was a young whippersnapper,

0:23:580:24:01

running around kicking one just very similar.

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-Not so long ago.

-Not so long ago, no.

0:24:030:24:06

It's your favourite item but is it going to make the most money at auction?

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I think so. You've just got to have the right people there who like

0:24:090:24:13

-football and they're going to buy that.

-Well, fingers crossed.

0:24:130:24:15

Alison, you're not allowed to say your engagement ring.

0:24:150:24:18

I'm sure that it's your favourite item.

0:24:180:24:20

I do actually love the football as well. I want one for home.

0:24:200:24:24

Look, already, engagement is bringing you closer together.

0:24:240:24:27

You're in total harmony.

0:24:270:24:29

Do you agree then it's going to bring the biggest profit?

0:24:290:24:31

-I think so, yes. Definitely.

-Definitely.

-Yeah.

0:24:310:24:34

-So, after three items purchased for £180, you've got?

-£120.

-120.

0:24:340:24:41

So I'll take that from you, Alison.

0:24:410:24:43

Tim Weeks, £120 goes to you.

0:24:430:24:46

-Thank you very much.

-Now, what are you going to buy?

0:24:460:24:48

Well, what a day. It screams out one word for me.

0:24:480:24:51

I'm not going to tell you what that word is,

0:24:510:24:53

but I'm going to buy something that also screams that word.

0:24:530:24:56

-OK.

-So Tim has got something up his sleeve, and while he goes to buy it,

0:24:560:25:00

let's remind ourselves what the Red team bought.

0:25:000:25:03

First, they fired off with this toy game set for £27.

0:25:030:25:07

Next, they leapt on those bookends, paying £30 for the pair.

0:25:090:25:13

And finally they bought a child's desk for £45.

0:25:150:25:18

Well done, Dudley and Caroline.

0:25:200:25:22

You did everything with time to spare.

0:25:220:25:25

And you did it in style, as well. Happy with what you bought?

0:25:250:25:28

-Yes.

-Pretty happy.

-Yeah, pretty happy.

0:25:280:25:30

OK. Dudley, which item are you happiest with, then?

0:25:300:25:32

Your top fave?

0:25:320:25:34

I think the Art Deco bookends.

0:25:340:25:37

Nice and heavy, useful, and I think they should go quite well.

0:25:370:25:41

Do you think they'll bring the biggest profit?

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Not necessarily.

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-Probably the desk.

-Caroline, that was your find.

0:25:450:25:48

-It was, yes.

-Is it your favourite item?

-It is my favourite item.

0:25:480:25:51

Do you think it's going to bring you the most money at auction?

0:25:510:25:54

-I think it will.

-Now, I have to scold you, though, for a moment.

0:25:540:25:57

Hardly any money spent whatsoever.

0:25:570:26:00

£102.

0:26:000:26:01

So who's got £198?

0:26:010:26:04

-I have it here.

-Dudley, I'll take it from you, please.

0:26:040:26:06

OK. Change.

0:26:060:26:08

OK, thank you very much.

0:26:080:26:10

That's going straight over to your expert, John.

0:26:100:26:12

What are you thinking, with all that money burning a hole in your pocket?

0:26:120:26:15

Well, Caroline wanted something toy-, something game-related.

0:26:150:26:18

-We've got that with the duck shoot, and the desk.

-Yes.

0:26:180:26:21

And Dudley wanted something shiny,

0:26:210:26:22

so I'm on the lookout for something shiny.

0:26:220:26:24

-Oh.

-OK. Well, while John is off to do his best magpie impression,

0:26:240:26:28

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

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We've travelled a few miles down the road to the auction

0:26:320:26:35

house in Etwall, Derby, where Mr Hanson is ready and waiting.

0:26:350:26:39

-Charles.

-Hello, Natasha.

-Thank you for having us.

-It's a pleasure.

0:26:390:26:42

-Good to see you.

-Chuffed to be here. Let's start with the Reds.

0:26:420:26:45

Caroline and Dudley. The first item is a quirky one.

0:26:450:26:47

It's the duck shooting game,

0:26:470:26:49

and surely your bidders are just going to love it.

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Yeah, I think in rural Derbyshire, it's quite an inspired buy.

0:26:520:26:56

I think it's fun, it's complete, and also the design,

0:26:560:26:59

it epitomises maybe the late 1960s, a really good toy, great fun.

0:26:590:27:04

So what sort of price are we talking?

0:27:040:27:07

Between 20 and £40, quite a wide guide.

0:27:070:27:11

Well, the team paid a very specific £27 for it.

0:27:110:27:14

-So it looks like they got a discount there.

-That's it.

0:27:140:27:16

-And every pound helps, doesn't it?

-Exactly.

0:27:160:27:19

OK, let's move on to the bookends.

0:27:190:27:21

Now, these are really stylish, but are they really that exciting?

0:27:210:27:27

Well, they epitomise the Art Deco.

0:27:270:27:29

They've got that simple, modern look, and that's what clients like.

0:27:290:27:34

So, do you think they're going to make a lot of money?

0:27:340:27:36

My guide price is between 20 and £40.

0:27:360:27:39

Well, our team, Dudley in particular went for these, £30,

0:27:390:27:42

straight down the middle of your estimate.

0:27:420:27:44

-OK, that's OK.

-So let's pray for profits with those.

0:27:440:27:47

And then, item number three,

0:27:470:27:49

the team thinks this is going to bring the biggest profit, actually.

0:27:490:27:52

It's that Tri-ang desk. It's very nostalgic.

0:27:520:27:54

How rare is it, Charles?

0:27:540:27:56

It's not very rare, but it's charming,

0:27:560:27:59

it obviously is early 20th century, it's oak, not overly patinated.

0:27:590:28:04

It's just got that lovely emotion,

0:28:040:28:06

and we forget that's what collectors like,

0:28:060:28:09

an object with real emotion which takes them back to their childhoods.

0:28:090:28:12

What kind of price do you think it's worth?

0:28:120:28:14

I would guide it between 30 and £40.

0:28:140:28:17

Well, the team need a wee bit more. £45 they paid for it.

0:28:170:28:20

-OK.

-So it sounds like they might need their bonus buy, Charles.

0:28:200:28:23

So let's see what John bought for them.

0:28:230:28:25

Well, Caroline, Dudley, we couldn't really convince you to spend much

0:28:260:28:30

money at the fair, so you left John with £198.

0:28:300:28:34

You thought something shiny, in particular for Dudley, so...

0:28:340:28:37

..did you follow that rule?

0:28:370:28:39

I did follow the rule, managed to find something shiny,

0:28:390:28:41

and didn't spend all of your money, you'll be pleased to know.

0:28:410:28:45

It's a hollow cast bronze gilt Buddha.

0:28:450:28:48

-Oh! Buddha.

-Yeah, very nice.

0:28:480:28:50

-Funnily enough, Caroline does like Buddhas.

-I'm a Buddhist.

0:28:500:28:53

Oh, wow! And I didn't know that.

0:28:530:28:55

I must have felt something spiritual.

0:28:550:28:57

-There was...

-That is absolutely incredible!

0:28:570:29:00

It's a good item at auction, quite current.

0:29:000:29:02

The sort of thing that can take off a little bit,

0:29:020:29:04

you only want two determined bidders with something like that.

0:29:040:29:06

-OK. How much did you pay for it?

-Well, with a little bit of haggling, I got it for £90.

0:29:060:29:10

-Oooh!

-I would've liked to have got it a little bit less than that,

0:29:100:29:13

but I kind of have faith.

0:29:130:29:15

OK, so what are you thinking it might fetch?

0:29:150:29:17

-Well, I'm hoping over 100.

-Yeah.

-It's got a tenner in it for us at that.

0:29:170:29:21

-I think it's got potential.

-Well, that's a good word, Dudley.

0:29:210:29:23

Potential is a good word.

0:29:230:29:25

So, let's find out, does Charles agree?

0:29:250:29:27

Does this Buddha have potential at auction?

0:29:270:29:29

Here is John's buy,

0:29:310:29:33

it's a Buddha and hopefully it's going to be an auspicious one.

0:29:330:29:36

What are your thoughts on it, Charles?

0:29:360:29:37

What we look for, Natasha, is obviously these objects can be

0:29:370:29:40

full of Eastern charm and it's frightening what they can make.

0:29:400:29:44

They have been known to make £100,000 plus, but to me, it's almost

0:29:440:29:47

too good to be true and when you feel that, it probably is.

0:29:470:29:51

Just its level of weathering,

0:29:510:29:53

to me it purports to be 15th century but it's probably 20th century.

0:29:530:29:59

But if two buyers believe,

0:29:590:30:02

there could be fireworks and my gavel could be sparking.

0:30:020:30:06

OK, so what do you believe it's worth?

0:30:060:30:08

Between £30 and £40.

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Well, John will hope you add a few zeroes to the end of that.

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He did only pay £90 for it but I'm sure he'll be hoping this is one

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of those sleepers, as we call them, at auction.

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So those are the Red items.

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Moving on to the Blues, Alison and Tony.

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-Charles, love was in the air at the fair.

-Really?

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There was a marriage proposal.

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-You're joking.

-It was a "Yes," from Alison!

-Goodness me!

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I'm wondering if it'll be a "Yes," from you regarding their items.

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And a profit, hopefully.

0:30:350:30:37

Let's move straight to this cabinet.

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It's the standout piece, very yellow, very exciting for your bidders?

0:30:390:30:44

Yeah, I mean, I think if that was in east London or geographically in the

0:30:440:30:49

right market, it's a good object.

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But I think realistically, yes, we're online, but

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it's quite cumbersome to move and its value is restricted.

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But it's iconic, it's mid century and it's where the market is now.

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So you never know, it might just run a bit.

0:31:050:31:07

What do you think it's going to make, Charles?

0:31:070:31:09

I've guided it between £20 and £30.

0:31:090:31:11

-Wow. OK.

-Is that OK?

0:31:110:31:13

Well, Alison and Tony spent £130 on it.

0:31:130:31:16

-Right.

-So perhaps Tony took his eye off the ball a wee bit,

0:31:160:31:20

he was thinking about his proposal and that one slipped through the net maybe.

0:31:200:31:23

You never know. Funny old game.

0:31:230:31:25

Now talking of the net, football is the name of our next lot.

0:31:250:31:29

It's an old one with bootlaces, and actually, for me,

0:31:290:31:32

-quite a lot of charm.

-I love football and I'm a Derby County man.

0:31:320:31:35

We are in the East Midlands, we've got Nottingham Forest nearby,

0:31:350:31:39

Derby County, Leicester, Burton.

0:31:390:31:41

This is a mecca for footballing fans.

0:31:410:31:43

This is a real football, it is '60s, maybe early '70s

0:31:430:31:48

and I like it a lot.

0:31:480:31:49

-What's the estimate?

-Between 20 and 30 but hopefully,

0:31:490:31:53

with a few buyers keeping the bidding up, it'll keep on going.

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Well, the team paid £25 for it, so, fingers crossed.

0:31:570:32:00

-Yes, good.

-And then, I mean, we've gone from this huge cabinet to this

0:32:000:32:03

mid-sized football to this tiny wee rocking chair.

0:32:030:32:06

I think this is a really strategic buy, Natasha,

0:32:060:32:08

because it's not just a nice silver novelty in a rocking chair

0:32:080:32:11

that's got a Victorian look, it's going to appeal to dolls

0:32:110:32:15

collectors and also silver collectors too.

0:32:150:32:17

Huge marketplace, again it's easily wrapped and packed.

0:32:170:32:21

-What price?

-Between £40 and £60.

0:32:210:32:23

-Fantastic.

-The team paid 25.

0:32:230:32:26

-Good. Profit.

-So, this could help them if that cabinet goes south

0:32:260:32:31

and also Tim's on hand with his bonus buy.

0:32:310:32:34

So, £120 you left Tim.

0:32:350:32:38

There was a kind of cryptic clue you gave us.

0:32:380:32:40

Tim kept saying everything screams one word, so, Tim,

0:32:400:32:44

can you reveal to us what on earth you were talking about?

0:32:440:32:46

I can.

0:32:460:32:47

-OK. Y?

-Help me. Hold that.

0:32:490:32:52

Hold that. And the word is, yes!

0:32:520:32:56

You like?

0:32:560:32:58

-It's different.

-What an unbelievable day we had.

0:32:580:33:01

We're never going to forget it.

0:33:010:33:02

And this was surely the most important word of the day,

0:33:020:33:06

so when I saw these big, giant, colourful letters,

0:33:060:33:09

how could I resist?

0:33:090:33:11

And how much did you pay for this?

0:33:110:33:12

-Well, straight onto the price!

-Yeah.

-I only had to pay £25.

0:33:120:33:16

You're not impressed, are you?

0:33:160:33:18

Are these the antiques of the future?

0:33:180:33:20

We've already bought the antiques of the future.

0:33:200:33:22

Maybe they will be, maybe they will be.

0:33:220:33:24

What do you think they'll make at auction?

0:33:240:33:26

So I've paid £25 and you're asking me, are they going to make a profit?

0:33:260:33:30

There's only one answer.

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Yes.

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Don't make your mind up just yet.

0:33:350:33:36

Let's find out if Charles says, "Yes," to Tim's yes.

0:33:360:33:41

-Right, Charles.

-An S.

-Yes.

0:33:420:33:44

-An E.

-An E. What are you spelling?

-Put the S further away from you.

0:33:440:33:49

-OK.

-Then...

-I've got you.

0:33:490:33:51

-Y.

-They are just nice, decorative letters.

0:33:510:33:54

I think these two from the feel are of course wood and this one is a

0:33:540:33:57

laminate, a plastic laminate.

0:33:570:33:59

I don't think they're overly old, they might be 1960s, difficult to date.

0:33:590:34:04

But they're fun and I suppose to a lady who said, "Yes,"

0:34:040:34:07

they're priceless. I've put a guide price of between 20 and 30 and

0:34:070:34:12

hopefully our buyers will say, "Yes."

0:34:120:34:14

Tim paid £25 but I have a feeling that regardless of the result,

0:34:140:34:18

-Alison and Tony will be on cloud nine. Don't you?

-I hope so.

0:34:180:34:21

Will you be on the rostrum today?

0:34:210:34:23

-Yes.

-Just like the answer, the auction is in your hands.

0:34:230:34:27

I can't wait.

0:34:270:34:29

90, 5, 100.

0:34:290:34:31

Your bid, sir.

0:34:310:34:32

Caroline, Dudley, John, crunch time, so how are you feeling?

0:34:320:34:36

-Pretty nervous.

-Yeah?

-Full of anticipation!

0:34:360:34:39

But there are smiles on your faces, so that's a good sign.

0:34:400:34:43

-You've got to keep smiling.

-Yes.

0:34:430:34:45

The duck shooter is your first lot going under the hammer.

0:34:450:34:47

-Are you ready?

-Yes.

-Let's do it.

0:34:470:34:50

Here we've got Duck Shooting, this lovely game from the 1960s

0:34:500:34:55

and it's complete.

0:34:550:34:57

I'm only bid £15, I'm asking 18 now.

0:34:570:35:00

Gorgeous little game.

0:35:000:35:02

£15 I'm bid.

0:35:020:35:04

It's cheap. Surely 18, come on!

0:35:040:35:07

Forewarning we sell.

0:35:070:35:08

£15, going, going, sold.

0:35:080:35:13

£15, we could've done better, but we don't need to panic,

0:35:130:35:17

it's a loss of 12 so here's hoping that these bookends really take off.

0:35:170:35:22

You paid £30, OK?

0:35:220:35:24

-Good luck.

-Art Deco style with the mounted leaping springboks.

0:35:240:35:29

Only bid £12, and asking 15 now, 15, 18, 20, 2, 5, 8, 30, 2.

0:35:290:35:33

-Profit.

-35. Well worth it. 35, 38, 40.

0:35:330:35:38

-Yes!

-Go!

0:35:380:35:40

-£40. 45, 50.

-Yes!

0:35:400:35:44

45 I'm bid, back of the room, going, going.

0:35:440:35:48

-Fantastic! £40.

-Well done.

0:35:480:35:52

Do you know what? I didn't really rate those,

0:35:520:35:54

so I've been proved wrong!

0:35:540:35:55

That was a profit of 15, so all of a sudden you're back in the black,

0:35:550:36:00

£3 in profit.

0:36:000:36:02

Can we continue that with the child's desk?

0:36:020:36:04

£45 paid.

0:36:040:36:05

It's a lovely child's desk, made by Tri-ang Toys

0:36:050:36:10

and I'm only bid £12.

0:36:100:36:12

I'm asking 15 now.

0:36:120:36:13

15, 18, 20, 2, 5, 8, 30.

0:36:130:36:17

30 I'm bid, I'll take two now.

0:36:170:36:19

32, 35, 38, 40!

0:36:190:36:21

Come on!

0:36:210:36:23

£40. 45. At £40, going...

0:36:230:36:27

45, 50?

0:36:270:36:30

50, look at me. 50 I'll take.

0:36:300:36:32

-55.

-Come on!

0:36:320:36:35

Going at £50, it's yours.

0:36:350:36:38

50!

0:36:380:36:39

He worked hard for you there.

0:36:400:36:43

£50, that made £5, so you've made eight.

0:36:430:36:47

Come on!

0:36:470:36:49

Did you expect such a roller-coaster of emotions for £8?

0:36:490:36:53

-No!

-No, not really. It's fantastic fun.

0:36:530:36:55

You still have one pretty major decision to make.

0:36:550:36:58

Are you going to go with the bonus buy?

0:36:580:37:00

I think we're going to cut and run.

0:37:000:37:02

Really?

0:37:020:37:04

-Yes, I don't think it's going to...

-You don't think it's going to do it?

0:37:040:37:07

-I could be wrong.

-All right.

0:37:070:37:09

-What do you think?

-I'll go with what you say.

0:37:090:37:11

You don't want to risk your £8 profit?

0:37:110:37:13

-No.

-So you've passed the bonus buy

0:37:130:37:15

but it's going under the hammer anyway.

0:37:150:37:17

Let's see how it gets on.

0:37:170:37:18

A very interesting gilt bronze figure of a Buddha.

0:37:180:37:21

Full of Eastern promise.

0:37:210:37:22

I am bid £40, I'm asking five now.

0:37:220:37:26

40 I'm bid, 5, 50, 5, 60, 5.

0:37:260:37:29

At £65, I'm asking 70.

0:37:290:37:32

All out? Going, going...

0:37:320:37:36

75. Thank you.

0:37:360:37:38

We're live online.

0:37:380:37:39

Come on, a couple more.

0:37:390:37:41

Bid £80 now, 85, bid 90.

0:37:410:37:45

-£90 I'm bid.

-Oh!

0:37:450:37:47

Five, bid 100.

0:37:490:37:51

-Profit.

-Interesting Buddha, at £95.

0:37:510:37:56

-Sold.

-Well done, John.

-John, well done.

0:37:560:37:59

-Excellent.

-£5 you didn't make. It would've taken you to £13 profit,

0:38:000:38:06

so you stay at £8, but I'll tell you what,

0:38:060:38:08

you can hold your heads high.

0:38:080:38:10

Thank you.

0:38:100:38:12

Tony and Alison, are you ready for your items to go under the hammer?

0:38:150:38:19

-Yes.

-Not nervous?

0:38:190:38:21

-Not really, no.

-Not really!

0:38:220:38:24

You've got bigger things to think about, don't you?

0:38:240:38:26

I've already won a golden gavel.

0:38:260:38:29

He's a smooth talker, Alison!

0:38:290:38:31

Charmer!

0:38:310:38:33

Let's see if the bidders are in the room for your items today, and the

0:38:330:38:36

first one is the cabinet.

0:38:360:38:38

You paid 130, here it comes.

0:38:380:38:40

273, remember this, there we are, the yellow painted metal cabinet.

0:38:400:38:47

It's causing a stir!

0:38:470:38:48

And I'm bid £20.

0:38:480:38:50

That's my commission, I'll take five now.

0:38:500:38:52

20 I'm bid. I'll take five.

0:38:520:38:53

Look at this cabinet and I'm asking the world, bid me £25.

0:38:540:38:58

25 I'm bid, surely 30?

0:38:580:39:02

Internet! At 25.

0:39:020:39:04

-Anybody!

-I'm asking 30, I sell to you, sir, today, at £25.

0:39:040:39:10

-Yours.

-OK, 25, worry not, it's just a wee loss of £105.

0:39:100:39:17

-Well done!

-Perhaps we can bring it back with the football.

0:39:170:39:20

You paid 25, so here we go.

0:39:200:39:22

A lovely 1960s or thereabouts handmade leather football

0:39:220:39:27

and I love it.

0:39:270:39:28

I've got commission at 20, I'm asking two now.

0:39:280:39:32

-22, 25, 28, 30, 2.

-Brilliant.

0:39:320:39:36

£32, I'll take five.

0:39:360:39:38

-Five, eight.

-Yes!

-38, sir. I'm bid 38.

0:39:380:39:43

Fair warning, at £38.

0:39:430:39:46

-Sold.

-£38!

0:39:460:39:49

OK. You did get a profit of £13, but overall, you're still minus 92.

0:39:490:39:55

So come on, this rocking chair, you paid £25 for it, here we go.

0:39:550:39:59

It's a gorgeous rocking chair,

0:39:590:40:01

this is solid silver and I'm only bid for this £20.

0:40:010:40:05

20 I'm bid, at £20, 5, 28, 30 over there.

0:40:050:40:10

-I'm asking five now.

-Yes! Come on.

0:40:100:40:12

Do I see two?

0:40:120:40:14

At £30, bid two or I sell.

0:40:140:40:17

-32.

-Oh! Yes!

-It's a jolly nice lot.

0:40:170:40:21

35, 40, £40, sir.

0:40:210:40:24

I say sold at £40 today.

0:40:240:40:27

-Yours.

-Yay!

0:40:270:40:28

Well done, another profit of £15 so now you are minus 77.

0:40:290:40:36

So, OK, minus 77, you're in an interesting position.

0:40:360:40:39

You still have one hope, is it, "Yes," or, "No," to the bonus buy?

0:40:390:40:45

I'm going to say, "Yes."

0:40:450:40:46

And I'm going to say, "Yes."

0:40:460:40:48

I'm definitely saying, "Yes!"

0:40:490:40:50

Well, Tim paid £25.

0:40:500:40:52

I hope everybody else is saying, "Yes," too.

0:40:520:40:55

-Here it comes.

-It's a, "Yes," from me on this.

0:40:550:40:57

Three painted letters, two are wooden, the other's a laminate.

0:40:590:41:02

Yes, I hope you like them as well.

0:41:030:41:05

I'm only bid £10.

0:41:050:41:08

I'm asking 12 now and don't say, "No!"

0:41:080:41:10

12, 15, 18, 20, 2, I'm out.

0:41:100:41:14

Yes, 5, 8, 30, 2, 5, 8, 42. Nice one.

0:41:160:41:21

Are you sure, sir?

0:41:210:41:23

Yes? No. 45 I'm bid, the lady.

0:41:230:41:26

Was that a yes? Yes!

0:41:260:41:28

All out, I sell to the lady who knows a good yes.

0:41:280:41:32

£45 and sold!

0:41:320:41:35

-Yes!

-Oh, yes! Well done, Tim.

0:41:350:41:39

That was a profit of £20 so now only minus 57.

0:41:390:41:45

It could have been a lot worse.

0:41:450:41:48

Teams, I think we can safely say that auction was eventful,

0:41:550:41:59

shall we say? And in fact the whole show was eventful.

0:41:590:42:02

Of course, we had the marriage proposal,

0:42:020:42:04

it was just a wonderful feeling.

0:42:040:42:06

But of course, one team is going to feel slightly more wonderful than

0:42:060:42:10

the other, one making a profit and one making a bit of a loss!

0:42:100:42:14

Our winners today are the Reds!

0:42:140:42:16

Not with the biggest profit of all time, only £8.

0:42:180:42:22

You had only one loss of your three items, which was your Duck Shooter game.

0:42:220:42:27

And then the Buddhists amongst us did not go with the Buddha bonus

0:42:270:42:32

buy, can you believe it?

0:42:320:42:34

Because it made £5!

0:42:340:42:35

I can't believe it.

0:42:350:42:37

It would've taken you into a double-figure profit,

0:42:370:42:40

but £8 is £8 and I'll hand it over to you gladly.

0:42:400:42:44

-Thank you.

-Thank you very much.

0:42:440:42:45

It's difficult and the Blue team will confirm that.

0:42:450:42:48

It is difficult, isn't it?

0:42:480:42:49

You made a loss of £57, a handsome sum to lose, well done.

0:42:500:42:55

But you only really lost on one item. It was that yellow cabinet.

0:42:550:43:00

You shot yourselves in the foot with that one, didn't you?

0:43:000:43:03

There was no London designers in the audience!

0:43:030:43:05

I just didn't see them, no, there weren't.

0:43:050:43:07

But what a memory you've made.

0:43:070:43:08

You've come on Bargain Hunt and that's enough,

0:43:080:43:11

but to go away with a ring on your finger, Alison, makes it extra special.

0:43:110:43:15

-Definitely.

-Well, we all had fun, you too can be on the show.

0:43:150:43:19

It's easy to apply, the details are on our website.

0:43:190:43:22

You can find out our gossip on Twitter, @BBCBargainHunt,

0:43:220:43:26

and you can join us again for some more bargain hunting.

0:43:260:43:29

-Yes? ALL:

-Yes!

0:43:290:43:30

Natasha Raskin Sharp presents from the grounds of Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire. John Cameron and Tim Weeks help the teams find the bargains. One of the contestants has a big, life-changing surprise for his teammate!