Nottingham 17 Bargain Hunt


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Nottingham 17

Natasha Raskin-Sharp presents from Nottingham racecourse with David Harper and Danny Sebastian. Natasha finds out about a lace designer who used politics as inspiration.


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We're in Nottingham today, once the heart of Britain's textile industry.

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But the workers, who'd have used looms like these,

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weren't just interested in powering the wheels of industry.

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They wanted to turn the cogs of social change.

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And they did so by burning down Nottingham Castle in 1831,

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which confirmed the city's reputation as a champion for social change.

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So let's hope that our teams channel that fighting spirit as we head to

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the fair.

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Let's go Bargain Hunting.

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As you can see, I'm at Nottingham racecourse today,

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which is where our antiques fair will be held.

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I'm going to let our teams loose amongst the stalls,

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with £300 and one hour on the clock.

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They're looking for three items to take to auction.

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But before all that, let's have a look at what's coming up.

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There's clowning around with the Reds...

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One, two, three.

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Hey!

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..and the Blues side-line their expert.

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He was known as Lord Roberts of Kandahar.

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Excuse me. What role are you playing here?

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And at the auction, the Reds get a surprise...

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Oh, yes!

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..whilst the Blues ramp up the excitement.

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But that's all coming up later.

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First, there's time to meet our teams.

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There's a good feeling in the air today,

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because everyone is best of friends.

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For the Reds, we have Jay and Ilona, and for the Blues,

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we have Mick and Jason. Welcome, everyone, hello.

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-Hello.

-Hi.

-You sound like you're in good form this morning.

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We'll come straight to you, Reds.

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Now, tell me, you both work for the same supermarket.

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But this isn't your first time on television, is it?

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No, it's not, is it?

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We both applied to be on...

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The place we work for were looking for their colleagues to go on to do

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a Christmas advert, and then we both applied and we both got on it.

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Now, Ilona, before you worked in the supermarket,

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you had an entirely different career, so tell us about that.

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Yes, I served five years in the army in the Royal Artillery,

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and I worked on the rapier system, which is surface to air missiles.

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Oh, wow. So, quite high pressure.

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-Yeah, it was good.

-Yeah, so what made you move towards the supermarket?

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-How did you give that up?

-Well, I came out of the Army for a family,

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to start my family, so with twins, it was just more convenient to work

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at the supermarket than shoot planes down.

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Probably, I'd say so, yeah!

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Now, Jay, you also had a different career before the supermarket.

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And I think you're in the right colour today, is that right?

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Yes, yes, I spent a few years at Butlin's being a red coat.

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-An entertainer.

-And I believe you could very well trained as a red coat, so...

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-You do.

-Have you carried on any of those skills?

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I have, yeah. I've brought my juggling balls with me today,

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-to give you a demonstration.

-Of course you have.

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Of course you have. OK, so, how many have you got, three?

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-Just three.

-OK. And shall we start the clock,

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or are you just going to give us a demonstration?

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-You can count me down.

-OK, here we go.

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Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one!

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Oh!

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It went beautifully, well done, that was great work.

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What are your team tactics, then?

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Is someone going to be very much in charge?

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-That's me.

-This one's always in charge.

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Oh, really? So, specifically in charge of the buying of the items,

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-or the money?

-He's got the eye.

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The rest is mine. We're going for the gavel.

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-Oh, you're going for the gavel?

-Yes.

-So you're here to win?

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-Absolutely.

-Sorry, Blues, but we will.

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Yeah, let's turn to our Blues on that note, actually.

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Mick, Jason, they are here to win, those Reds.

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-What do you make of that?

-Er, no, we're here for the golden gavel,

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that's what we're here for.

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We've got some stiff competition today I think.

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OK, OK, well, first of all, you share the same career, or you shared,

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because you're now retired, aren't you, Mick?

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-Yes.

-So, tell me, what was it that you both did?

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We both flew aeroplanes. Well, Jason still flies aeroplanes.

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I did it for 26 years.

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Really enjoyed it, but it comes a point where you've got to take the

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money and run, so I thought I'd be a man of leisure.

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But Jason still carries on.

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I'm still slogging away. I work for a world-leading charter airline.

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I enjoy it, and we go to some lovely places all over the world.

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So we get to enjoy different cuisine, different cultures.

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It's very pleasurable.

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You also have another passion in common, don't you?

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And it's not flying.

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It's sort of everything with you guys, planes, trains, automobiles.

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-Yes, very much so.

-Particularly the latter?

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Yes, certainly automobiles. We both like our classic cars.

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-I've got a few.

-Jason has got a beautiful Rolls-Royce, haven't you?

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Rolls-Royce Phantom from 1927.

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But I don't use it very often, as you can imagine.

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But it's a wonderful machine, yeah.

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Oh, that's cool, so you've got loads in common,

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but I've not heard you mention antiques once.

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You don't... We go around every weekend, looking for antiques!

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Antique cars, I guess?

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-Maybe.

-Yeah.

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Auto jumbles are the sort of thing we've probably done in the past

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rather than antique fairs, so we might have that sort of train of

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thought, really, and I think the sort of things we're looking for are

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probably more technical orientated.

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Tell me, who's going to be in charge of money?

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Who's going to be in charge of haggling? What's the team tactics?

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Well, I think we're just going to have to see what's out there,

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and then just go from there, really,

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and see what the best course of action is, simple as that.

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-But you can look after the money, mate.

-Oh, that's very kind of you.

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-That's all right.

-OK. Do you think it's going to be a smooth flight path?

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Hopefully no turbulence.

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No, no bumpy rides, don't like that.

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Listen, you won't be buying anything if you don't have any money.

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And you each, of course, get the same.

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The Reds get £300.

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I think that's going to go straight to Ilona, yes.

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And the Blues get £300, too.

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And I assign each team an antiques expert,

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and they're waiting to meet you, so off you go, and very good luck.

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-OK, thank you.

-Thank you.

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What an eclectic bunch.

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I can't wait to see what they come up with.

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The fair is in full swing,

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and our two experts are ready to steer the teams to profits.

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Wheeling into action for the Reds is Danny Sebastian.

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And hoping to propel the Blues to victory, it's David Harper.

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OK, guys, what are we looking for today?

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-Ilona?

-Right, small, trinket-y sparkly stuff for me.

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-Sounds nice.

-I'm going to be looking for something mechanical.

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Typical! Like a compass or something?

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Anything precious. Precious metals, gems, retro items.

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Something technical and something innovative,

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something somebody hasn't seen before.

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No time for horsing around, teams.

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The race is on. Your 60 minutes start now.

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-Come on, let's go looking.

-Let's go!

-Hold on a minute.

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-Come on.

-OK.

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And they're off. But before they get stuck in,

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David has some wise words for his team.

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Do your plans normally go to plan, or do they normally go terribly wrong?

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-Oh, I hope they normally always turn out.

-Usually go to plan.

-Really?

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Well, welcome to Bargain Hunt. This is where it all goes terribly wrong.

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Right, OK.

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Try and stay positive, David!

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Now, the Reds are quick off the mark.

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Is that a small sparkly thing they've spotted

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from Ilona's wish list?

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Oh, what's that?

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-An Etui.

-Oh, for threads.

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Oh. Do you know much about this kind of thing, Danny?

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Well, I think these things all... Yeah, anything sort of small, cute,

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It's always nice when we're talking silver in silver, you know,

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that's where you're really going to get your sort of value.

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-I can't see any markings on it.

-What's that made out of?

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-Is it brass?

-It's gilded, isn't it?

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-Just gilded.

-It's a pretty little thing, isn't it?

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-Yeah.

-But we were looking for something like precious metal.

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Yeah. We'll give that back to you, thank you.

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Thank you very much.

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Back with the Blues, and it looks like David's prediction is coming true.

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You see, this is where it's going wrong already.

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You were talking about instruments, and something technical,

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and you're looking at a bit of silver.

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-I know, but it's really...

-Patience, now, David.

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Do you like it enough to feel it, get the tactile sense of it?

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Take your time, guys, we've only got an hour!

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I'd like to move on, I think.

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-Me, too.

-OK.

-All right. Fair enough.

-Thank you.

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-Thanks.

-OK, so...

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I think you've got your hands full with these two, David.

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Over with the Reds, Ilona's found something else that small and sparkly.

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Oh, what do you think to the perfume bottles?

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Oh, yeah.

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Quite nice. Quite sweet.

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But the thing is, they're fairly modern.

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You can see that straightaway.

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They're just quite modern.

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And I think when it comes to, like, the saleroom,

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we need it now have a little bit of provenance, a bit of age to it,

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-and they're brand-new.

-Right.

-I don't think it's a good decision.

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-We'll pass on them ones, then.

-Come on!

-Let's go.

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Good advice, Danny. Back with the Blues,

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it looks like David's services might be redundant today.

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I've just seen this. Now, Lord Roberts,

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he was a secretary of the Viceroy of India.

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And he was known as Lord Roberts of Kandahar.

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He is also the Boer War commander, as well.

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So he was actually a famous figure who was probably second to sort of

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Kitchener at that time.

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Excuse me. What role are you playing here?

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What's all this about? That's really interesting.

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How do you know all about this character?

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-Because I've looked him up.

-I just want to interrupt here.

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You do realise we've only got an hour?

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-OK, all right.

-And you've used up time on it.

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-I like it.

-I like it.

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I like it. Do you like it?

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No. I don't. Sorry. I'm sorry!

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-I don't really.

-OK.

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It looks like it's going to be a bumpy ride for the Blues.

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But what about the Reds?

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Could these get you out of the starting gates?

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-What about the sledges?

-I wouldn't say they're very comfy.

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You're too big for that, anyway.

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You know, the kids might not think that.

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Well you're a bit of an adrenaline junkie.

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I'm sure you'd like to speed down a mountain on that.

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-Absolutely. You could get some speed on that one, yeah.

-One, two.

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I mean, it's definitely the biggest one, isn't it?

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It's the biggest, it looks like the strongest one.

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-What does it feel like?

-It's quite heavy.

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-Surprisingly, yeah.

-Lovely metal runners.

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And they're in good Nick, they're not rusted.

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There's no rust on it, or... I tell you what. It's in good nick.

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£45, is it up for?

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-45, yeah.

-That's not a bad press to start with.

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We can always see if we can trim a little bit off.

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Do you reckon we should offer about 30?

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Let's test it for comfort first.

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Shame there's no string, I could pull you along on it.

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We can soon put a bit of string to it, don't worry,

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we can soon add a bit of string.

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Shall we ask the stall holder to come over,

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-see if we can have a deal with him?

-Yeah, I think we should.

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-Hey up. He's on his way already. How are you? All right?

-All right?

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-Yeah, very well, thank you.

-We're looking at this sled.

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Yep. 45.

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What's the best, the very, very best you can do on that?

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It's got to go to auction.

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-Yeah.

-I can take a tenner off.

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35 on that. That's all I can do.

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Is that your very best?

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-30. 30.

-Absolutely.

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-Shake the man's hand.

-We'll take that one, sir, thank you very much.

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Put that down. Let's keep on looking.

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-Thanks very much, mate.

-No worries. Thank you.

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Nice one, Reds. Your first item is in the bag in just 15 minutes.

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Blues, you're playing catch up.

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Have you spied anything yet, gents?

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-Binoculars.

-Binoculars.

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Can we get a bit more exciting than binoculars?

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Pretty standard, though, isn't it, really.

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That's not the sort of thing that's going to make money, I think.

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No. Good try, Michael.

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I mean, bad, actually, if I'm honest, but...

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Steady on, David.

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Whatever happened to teamwork?

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Oh, cricket balls!

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Perfect for juggler Jay.

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Hey up. I like these.

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-Hey! Are they cricket balls?

-Yes. Can you juggle four of them?

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-No!

-Can you do three?

-I can do three.

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-Do you think I'm allowed?

-Yeah, go on, get in there.

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He's not watching. Quick.

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One, two, three...

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Hey!

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He's caught them all! There's a show for you!

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He's dropped it now. Come on.

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Let's keep going. Come on.

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While the Reds cause chaos,

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the Blues have finally found something to get excited about.

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Is that the sort of propellant or the actual extinguisher?

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I don't know, I'm not really sure.

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-I don't know.

-12?

-12 quid?

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Oh, hello. Can we have a look at that?

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I think we should have a look at that.

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I think that is absolutely lovely, and look at that typeface.

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-Nice, I like that.

-Extinguishers and chemical patented in Great Britain.

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You've even got a serial number.

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-We could date it from that.

-1919, there you are.

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1919, there it is.

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So it's just after the First World War.

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Pyrene started trading in 1914

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and made hand pumped fire extinguishers for all occasions,

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including ones like this, tailor-made for cars.

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It's perfect for our petrol headed Blues.

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I mean, the three of us love classic and vintage cars.

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-Yeah.

-That is absolutely stunning.

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It's a piece of sculptural art.

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It's beautifully made, isn't it?

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-Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

-I know where I'm going with it.

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-I do, too.

-And I think we're all thinking same thing.

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-It's worth a punt, isn't it?

-If we can get this for under £12,

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so perhaps even under ten?

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-Under ten?

-So let's see what we can do, so...

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Shall we start haggling?

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Whilst the Blues get down to business,

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it's a blast from the past for ex-soldier Ilona on the Red team.

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-Oh!

-I'm going to ask you something here, now, Ilona.

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-What have we got here?

-It's mess dress.

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An officer's mess uniform.

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I think it's Royal Signals, if I've got that right.

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So what are these badges for, these?

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That's the rank, and that's your trade.

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-Oh.

-It's in lovely condition, isn't it?

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It's quite well-kept, but I don't think we should go for this one.

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I think it's not a very saleable item.

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-No. And its size.

-OK. If you're not happy.

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Let's put it down. Let's keep moving.

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No red coat for the Reds, then.

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And the Blues have made a quick deal of just £9 for the fire extinguisher.

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Well done, gents.

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-Happy?

-Yes.

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-First purchase, and a joint love here, classic cars.

-Yes!

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Fantastic. Come on. Good.

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That's one item apiece for our teams, and nearly 20 minutes gone.

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As the Reds keep hunting for their second item,

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there's no stopping the Blues.

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Look, boys, it's another chance to show off your techie knowledge.

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So, that would be, what, 1963, I would guess.

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That sort of period. Mid-60s.

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I would say early '60s, early to mid, yes.

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Sometimes you can tell with the stations that are sort of pre-printed

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on the card, and that gives you some...

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So we've got here, light, which is light programmes,

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so that's pre-1967, when Radio 1 and Radio 2 were formed.

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-Oh, right.

-So it's definitely earlier than that.

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OK, so pre-67. Pre-the summer of love.

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Not bad condition. Do you want to have a feel?

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-I mean, it's got a bit of weight to it.

-But it doesn't appeal to you?

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I mean, we could be here all day talking about it.

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It appeals to me.

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Let's have a look at the sticker.

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It is... It's 25.

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Would you be keen to buy this?

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If we could get it at the right price, yes.

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-What's the right price?

-I'd say... 15.

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-OK.

-Are you there, sir?

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It's the usual.

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What's your best price?

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25's a good price for it.

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I'll come down to 20.

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A little bit too much.

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Could you do a bit better?

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I've had them a little while. I can do 18. But that is the death.

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I'm going to say, if you agree with me, that we will have it.

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-Thank you very much.

-We'll have that.

-Marvellous.

-Thank you very much.

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Just £18 for the radio.

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Nice work, team. That's two items for the Blues, and only £27 spent.

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David, despite all these cheeky comments, you must be impressed.

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It really is quite surprising to me,

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because whenever I meet a team and they say to me, they have a plan,

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I'm kind of chuckling inside,

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because I know that plan is all going to go terribly wrong.

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But with these two, the methodical pilot brains know what they want,

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and actually, they're getting it.

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We're just over halfway through,

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and the Reds have got some catching up to do.

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Whilst they keep looking for that elusive second item,

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I'm off to unpick the story of a Nottingham lace designer

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who championed a revolution.

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Here at Nottingham Trent University, there's an archive that celebrates

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the city's long history of lace making.

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Carefully stacked on these shelves are some 73,000 samples that date

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back to the 1600s.

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Among them is the fascinating work of one man who used his lace making

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skills to further the cause of socialism at a time of great

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political upheaval.

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In the 1920s and '30s, well-known Nottingham designer

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William Hallam Pegg was heavily influenced by world events.

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The Russian Revolution of 1917 and the rise of Communism

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had turned Nottingham into a hotbed of socialist thinking.

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The city had played a key part in the Industrial Revolution nearly

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100 years before, so it was well versed in the championing of

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workers' rights.

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I'm here to meet lace historian Doctor Amanda Briggs-Goode,

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to learn more about the symbolism behind Pegg's extraordinary work.

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As you can see very strongly referencing iconography

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and insignia of communism, and obviously key significant buildings in Russia.

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So you've got this image here with the biplanes,

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and you've got the very well-known hammer and sickle image here.

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There was a tradition from Russia in Russian constructivist textiles,

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so from 1917, and they very much have that sort of feel to them.

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I mean, for getting across a strong communist message,

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you don't immediately think of lace as the ideal medium.

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It's so subtle and delicate and almost quite bourgeois.

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I think the fact that he chose lace as a way of communicating those

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ideas is particularly interesting in that lace can kind of disappear and

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become part of the background.

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But actually, you know, you expect it to be decorative,

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but actually to suddenly have these very striking, strong images,

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and that being conveyed through this medium,

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I think really does make you stop and think.

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Another event that influenced Pegg's artistic work was a conference held

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in the 1930s that brought together 64 countries with the aim of

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tackling The Great Depression.

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Pegg saw it in terms of it not supporting and looking after the

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poorest and most vulnerable.

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So I think this is a piece that he did as a response and a reaction to that.

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I mean, he's certainly not exactly playing his cards close to his chest.

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The central focal point is a skeleton with what looks like an

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infant skeleton as well in its arms.

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So he's not saying this was a positive meeting, is he?

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-Not at all.

-It smacks of propaganda to me.

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Do you think it actually was a piece of propaganda?

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No, I think he did it because he had to do it.

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He had to put down his feelings in a visual way.

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I think that's the way he was built and that's the way he thought,

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so I think he probably did it for himself,

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but I think he would've had places that he maybe exhibited it.

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So we know he exhibited some of his paintings at the Royal Academy,

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and here in Nottingham,

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so it may be that these did get an airing in some galleries.

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And what is it that you love so much about Pegg, Amanda?

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You're in charge of 73,000 samples.

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What draws you to him in particular?

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Well, I think because he's such a rounded character.

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He was clearly incredibly talented,

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and he brought that talent in commercial ways.

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But then this just adds a whole other dimension to him, you know,

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with somebody who had a political, moral stance on something,

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and use lace as a way of conveying that.

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I think the uniqueness of that is just really exciting.

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Whatever the political message, there is no doubt these are

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beautiful pieces of art which capture a moment

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in Nottingham's history.

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As they say, a stitch in time saves nine.

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So no time to dawdle, let's see how our teams are getting on at the fair.

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Just over halfway and it's 2-1 to the Blues.

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And the Reds are all of a flutter over this piece of jewellery.

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It's a lovely little silver brooch, 1906 it says on the ticket.

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And it's also saying T5.

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That tells you, trade £5 off.

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Although the ticket is £25, in actual fact you can get it for 20.

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To be honest, at that money, we aren't far out.

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On closer inspection it's a little bit bland.

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It's up to you. It's not my cup of tea.

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You know, it's silver.

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If you could chuck that box in and get it for 20 quid,

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I think you're in with a chance at auction.

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What is the best price you could do for us?

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The bestest price?

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Pretty please?! I've asked nicely.

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If you want the box as well, I could do it for 18.

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-18?

-Yeah, that's a bargain.

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-What do you think, Danny?

-Probably ask the stallholder,

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can you put it aside for 15 minutes, and we may come back to it?

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At least we can go around, you might see something you really like,

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and if we don't, we can come back.

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-Would you be willing to do that?

-Yeah, that's fine.

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-Brilliant.

-Come on. Let's keep rolling.

-Cheers.

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Just when the Reds thought they were safe,

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it looks like the Blues are on their way to the same stall.

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The Blues are going in the direction where that brooch is.

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I've got a feeling, just to take the pressure off,

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we go and get that brooch. I wouldn't like them to get it.

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-Let's get it.

-That's true. Let's go and get it.

-Shall we?

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-Let's go!

-Let's go!

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Can the Reds chase the Blues away?

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Hello, Blue team.

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David was calling you. David?

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-Was he?

-Yeah.

-He's been looking for you. He's calling you.

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-Yeah!

-See you later.

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Success. The coast is clear.

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But is the brooch still there?

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You haven't sold it to them, have you?

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-I've just sold it to the Blue team.

-Never!

-No, he hasn't.

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I'll tell you what, you'd do a good job at acting.

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-That was close.

-Yeah, we are going to take you up on your offer.

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-OK.

-£18, including the box.

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-Including the box.

-Shake the man's hand.

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-Thank you very much.

-Thank you.

-Thank you very much.

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That was a close one.

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Well done, Reds. But don't slack.

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You've only 20 minutes left to find that final item.

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And that applies to you as well, Blues.

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So, David, time to work some magic.

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Let me tell you what absolutely screams out at me,

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and I love it for it.

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It's period. Therefore it's design.

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Its design is so distinctive and it is screaming in my head right now.

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Is it screaming in your head?

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It is. It is a dictograph.

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It is great because you have got these...

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We're talking about the design!

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What design is screaming in your head?

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Yes, it's Edwardian, isn't it, to look at it?

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-No!

-No?

-Come on Michael, what design would you say that is?

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-Look at the angular.

-Art Deco.

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-Art Deco!

-So '30s?

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Even earlier. There is a bit missing there.

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-The earpiece.

-The earpiece is missing.

-Mmm.

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And that would affect the price.

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I'm falling in line with what you're saying there, as well.

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-Fair enough, fair enough.

-Lead on.

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Bad luck David. You lost that one.

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With less than 20 minutes to go and one item still to

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find, you'd better get a wiggle on.

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Meanwhile, the Reds seem to have forgotten their budget.

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I'd like that but what's the price?

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-We haven't got enough.

-It's nice, but it is a lot of money,

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and I don't think we'd make a lot of profit on it.

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I've got a feeling we would have to halve that price really,

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to go to auction and make a profit.

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-That's out, then.

-That's a no-no.

-It's a lovely stool.

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It's very nice.

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It might be nice, but with £252 left and just over ten minutes on the clock,

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they can't afford to doddle.

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Now, it looks like the Blues are heading back to the same stall where

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they bought the radio.

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-What do you think of those?

-Binoculars. OK.

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-Field glasses.

-Field glasses, of course.

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That's a better description. Talk to me about them.

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Tell me what you think you might know.

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I think they are pre-First World War.

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I'm thinking about 1890.

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It's not necessarily decorative but it's some nice form to it,

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-I think, really.

-Yes.

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Some nice engine turning here.

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It has got a few dents, a few marks.

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But that's the good thing about it.

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Because something like this has got a story to tell,

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especially if it's been on the battlefield, a ship, a dreadnought,

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-whatever.

-Shall we hold them?

-Yes.

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OK. Not as heavy as you might imagine.

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-They're quite lightweight, aren't they?

-They are.

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Something tells me it is a military...

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Yes. Just out of interest, you've got five minutes.

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-Right.

-So, do you want to know a price?

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I'll tell you what, do me another favour.

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Be interesting now and I'll go and get a price.

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-OK, interesting now.

-Interesting now.

-Be interesting. Right.

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While the Blues talk among themselves and wait for a price on

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those field glasses, the Reds have honed in on a potential third buy.

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-What you think of that?

-That box is quite nice.

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-It's just a box though, isn't it?

-It is, but it has got lovely dovetailing on the side.

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It's quite a big lump.

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We've got to trim that price down.

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It's a nice, big lump.

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Is that your big box there?

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What's your absolute best? Your death?

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Help me out here. It's got to go to auction.

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-Pretty please.

-60 quid, the very best.

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-Can we do it for that?

-I think we could work with that.

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-Yeah.

-I think it's quite nice.

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Erm, can we have a quick look inside?

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-Yeah, go for it.

-Get in there!

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So what do you think this metal is, then, Danny?

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This metal is either tin or zinc. Quite nice, that.

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Although you might look at it and it looks all dented and the nails are

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out, we're not bothered about that.

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It's got a lot of character,

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a lot of age and people will like that when they see it.

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Do you like it, Ilona? Do you think we should go for it?

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Yeah, we're running out of time so I don't think we have much more option.

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What did you say, 55 quid.

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-60 quid.

-Oh, 60.

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-Shake his hand. Come on, we ain't got time. It's a deal.

-Deal.

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-Thank you.

-All right.

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Well done, Reds. £108 spent and your third and final item in the bag.

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Right, Blues, David's found the dealer, so it's over to you.

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-We saw these earlier.

-You've got three minutes to do this, by the way.

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Yeah, right, OK.

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Really interested.

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What's your best price again?

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-£15.

-£15.

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We've got to have a deal here. We've got to have a deal.

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How does £10 grab you? Nice crisp £10 note?

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Not well, I would say. It doesn't grab me at all.

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Right, OK. It's not gone right.

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And I know you've only got three minutes left.

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Yeah, yeah.

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Sorry about that.

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-Meet us halfway.

-14, you'll make your money on them.

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14, ten, halfway, 12.

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I don't... I couldn't...

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Come down another pound, another pound, 13 quid, job's done.

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-We're going for the odd number, are we?

-Yeah, why not?

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-Go on, then.

-I've got a £3 note. Have you got a £3 note?

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-Go on, then.

-What, have we done it?

-£13.

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Done. £13.

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-Thank you.

-One minute to spare.

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That was close. Well done, Blues.

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Fair warning, teams. Your time's up.

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-Whether or not they're going to make money, I don't know, but...

-No, no, no, no, it's the fun.

0:26:460:26:50

-They are going to make money.

-Guys, it's now time to stop talking.

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-We're going to go and have a nice bacon butty.

-That sounds good to me.

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Let's remind ourselves what the Red team bought.

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First up was this wooden sledge, £30 paid.

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Next, they bought an Edwardian silver brooch for £18.

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And finally they got £25 off this wooden chest.

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£60 paid.

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Well, Jay, Ilona, thank goodness you had a full 60 minutes because you

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only had a few to spare in the end.

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So, Jay, which is your favourite item of the three?

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My favourite is the sleigh.

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OK. And why is it your favourite?

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It's something we see a lot at antique fairs.

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Yeah, it's a lovely piece, as well. On closer inspection it's really nice.

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OK, so do you think it's going to bring the biggest profit?

0:27:340:27:36

I don't. Although it's my favourite,

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I think the brooch might bring the best profit.

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Ilona, do you agree? Do you think that'll bring the biggest profit?

0:27:390:27:42

-I do, yeah.

-OK. But is it your favourite item?

0:27:420:27:45

I don't know. It's a hard choice between the sledge and the brooch.

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£108 is what you spent.

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Who's got 192?

0:27:510:27:53

-The boss.

-Yeah, I should have known, actually.

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192 from Ilona.

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Danny, you did say a lot for you to spend.

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You were not joking.

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Have you seen anything you think would be appropriate?

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I've seen something that they might like.

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-Let's just say, I'm going to pick something up.

-OK.

0:28:080:28:12

Pick something up... So, while Danny goes off to find his bonus buy,

0:28:120:28:15

let's remind ourselves what the Blue team bought.

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First, they paid the tiny sum of £9 for this fire extinguisher.

0:28:170:28:22

Next, they bought this 1960s radio for just £18.

0:28:230:28:27

And, finally, the field glasses which they got for £13.

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Well, gentlemen, I'm proud of you, because you stuck to a plan.

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And David will tell you that never happens on Bargain Hunt, does it?

0:28:370:28:40

It's never happened with any of my teams in the history of my work on

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Bargain Hunt. So, congratulations.

0:28:440:28:46

-Thank you very much!

-So, you bought three interesting items.

0:28:460:28:49

Brilliant, that one was car-related.

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Which was your favourite, Jason?

0:28:510:28:53

My favourite, I think the field glasses.

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I really like the field glasses because I just felt they had a story to tell.

0:28:550:28:59

Mick, what was your top item of the three?

0:28:590:29:01

It was the radio. It's exactly what I wanted,

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it's tech and that ticked all the boxes for me.

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Which do you think will bring the biggest profit?

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I think the fire extinguisher. We didn't pay a lot for it.

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I think that's the one that will make the best profit.

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I think it was a quality item, as well. It was interesting to look at.

0:29:120:29:15

So, you only spent £40, so who's got 260 in their pocket?

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-You've got it.

-I have, here.

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-Mick. OK.

-So, there we go.

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I'll take it from you.

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But, it does go to David Harper.

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Because, David, it's your time to shine.

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Really? I've got to shine?

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Seriously, that's putting pressure on, Natasha, isn't it?

0:29:300:29:33

I think that for these two I've got to buy something...

0:29:330:29:35

Some kind of instrument, something a bit clever,

0:29:350:29:37

something maybe a bit scientific.

0:29:370:29:39

-So that's my challenge.

-Yeah, that sounds great.

0:29:390:29:42

OK, it does sound good, doesn't it?

0:29:420:29:43

Yeah. So while David goes in search of his bonus buy,

0:29:430:29:46

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

0:29:460:29:47

We're in Lichfield now at Richard Winterton Auctioneers.

0:29:560:30:00

So, no prizes for guessing who's sitting next to me.

0:30:000:30:03

Richard, thank you for having us.

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It's a pleasure, welcome to Lichfield.

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Our Reds, Jay and Ilona, let's start with this big chunk of wood, the sledge.

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-What do you make of it?

-I love it.

-Oh, do you?

-I do love it.

0:30:100:30:13

I love the look of it. It's got that kind of bent wood kind of look,

0:30:130:30:15

hasn't it? You know, you get sledges, you get sledges,

0:30:150:30:18

that is a particular, as sledges go, nice.

0:30:180:30:22

OK, so what do you reckon your bidders are going to pay for it?

0:30:220:30:25

-We've gone 30-40.

-OK. They paid £30 for it.

0:30:250:30:28

-They've done well.

-Could be a chunk of profit.

-They've done well.

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Then we're moving on to the item that they both think

0:30:300:30:33

is going to bring the biggest profit, actually

0:30:330:30:35

and that's our Edwardian silver bar brooch complete with butterfly.

0:30:350:30:37

There's a lot that go around of these, aren't there?

0:30:370:30:40

You see a lot come through. You can get a lot nicer brooches.

0:30:400:30:43

We've gone 20-30.

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They paid £18, so, if it makes the lower end of the estimate

0:30:450:30:48

-then £2 profit isn't huge.

-No, no. I'm happy with that. Happy with that.

0:30:480:30:51

-A profit's a profit on this show. For sure.

-Happy with that.

0:30:510:30:54

Now, the next item is, probably the opposite of an Edwardian bar brooch,

0:30:540:30:58

it's a huge, big tool chest.

0:30:580:31:00

-I like that.

-Oh, you like it?

0:31:000:31:02

Yes, it's the sort of thing which is in at the moment,

0:31:020:31:04

that sort of industrial kind of big chest that you can do anything with.

0:31:040:31:07

Yes, we've gone 50-80.

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50-80, OK. Well, the team paid £60.

0:31:090:31:12

OK. Still, you might have your work cut out a wee bit on that one.

0:31:120:31:15

Yeah, a little bit. But that's OK, it's not too bad.

0:31:150:31:17

OK. Well, not too bad is our auctioneer's assessment.

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So let's find out, just in case, what Danny bought as a bonus buy.

0:31:200:31:23

Jay, Ilona, you're about to find out what Danny bought with your £192.

0:31:250:31:29

It does not look like there's a lot under it.

0:31:290:31:32

Don't look like a lot. Don't look like a lot.

0:31:320:31:34

But it's small...

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-Oh!

-And plentiful.

0:31:360:31:38

Nice little pair of 19th-century tongs.

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-What are they used for?

-Well, primarily, I suppose,

0:31:400:31:43

just to pick up little pieces that was on...

0:31:430:31:46

Little pieces of coal that might have fell out the fire.

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So, quite practical, quite useful.

0:31:480:31:50

And I think it will just look quite nice alongside your companion set.

0:31:500:31:53

They've got a bit of age to them.

0:31:530:31:55

They're 19th century, they're in great condition.

0:31:550:31:57

Quite nice, quite cute, dainty.

0:31:570:31:59

So, how much did you pay for them?

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I paid £20.

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-OK.

-How much do you think they'll make at auction?

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I'd like to think they'd make, perhaps, £25-30,

0:32:060:32:09

with a little bit of luck on our side.

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A little bit of luck...

0:32:110:32:13

They're only £20.

0:32:130:32:14

Is that the only positive you can find, Jay?

0:32:170:32:19

Well, Reds, you seem to be clutching at straws a wee bit, but don't worry,

0:32:210:32:24

you don't need to make your mind up just yet.

0:32:240:32:27

For now, let's find out what Richard, our auctioneer,

0:32:270:32:29

thinks of Danny's lazy tongs.

0:32:290:32:31

These will not be the first pair of lazy tongs that you have seen here

0:32:320:32:36

-at the auction house.

-No, we've seen them, but they're fun, aren't they?

0:32:360:32:39

They're great, good fun.

0:32:390:32:41

And when I'm looking at it, they have got a bit of age, haven't they?

0:32:410:32:44

-I think so.

-We've gone 20-30, so...

0:32:440:32:46

Well, Danny paid £20, so, again, if it all hinges on a few pounds,

0:32:460:32:52

that could be a very vital moment. Right, that's it from our Reds.

0:32:520:32:55

Time to turn to the Blues. Mick and Jason. Their first item, actually,

0:32:550:32:59

they both think it's going to make the most profit.

0:32:590:33:01

It's their hand-held fire extinguisher.

0:33:010:33:03

It's the thing that would come through the auctions quite a bit.

0:33:030:33:06

And what do you do with it? It's not the prettiest of things.

0:33:060:33:08

So we've only gone 10-20, I'm afraid.

0:33:080:33:11

They were really enthusiastic about it but they only spent £9.

0:33:110:33:15

-That's good.

-Now, our next item is Mick's fave.

0:33:150:33:18

This is all the rage at the moment. It's a great name.

0:33:180:33:21

It's in a lovely little box. We've gone 20-30.

0:33:210:33:25

Well, another frugal buy from the gentlemen, £18 only.

0:33:250:33:28

-Very good.

-At a fair price.

-That's good.

-They did really well, didn't they?

-Yeah, really good.

0:33:280:33:31

Now Jason's favourite item is this set of field glasses

0:33:310:33:35

-or binoculars.

-The great thing about binoculars or field glasses is we're

0:33:350:33:38

looking for some maker's name on them,

0:33:380:33:41

so you can build a history about them.

0:33:410:33:43

But there's nothing on them at all.

0:33:430:33:45

-So, we've gone 15-20.

-They only paid £13.

0:33:450:33:48

-So...

-Very good. That's good.

0:33:480:33:50

Just in case it's a car crash for these car enthusiasts,

0:33:500:33:53

let's see what David bought as a bonus buy.

0:33:530:33:56

Well, Mick, Jason, £260 left to David, what did you buy?

0:33:580:34:03

You're going to have to help me out here because when I first saw this

0:34:030:34:06

box I recognised the wood. It's a mahogany box.

0:34:060:34:09

I really liked it.

0:34:090:34:10

I looked at the interior and I thought to myself,

0:34:100:34:13

I have absolutely no idea on earth what that is.

0:34:130:34:18

But luckily for me I was with the two most intelligent guys I've met in years.

0:34:180:34:23

What is it?

0:34:230:34:24

We'll look like a couple of idiots if we can't answer the question.

0:34:250:34:28

I think we are at times, with the things we've bought.

0:34:280:34:31

Wait a minute, there's a scale on here.

0:34:310:34:33

-Oh. It's an anemometer.

-Yes. It measures wind speed.

0:34:330:34:35

-Anemometer.

-I think, Tash, give them a round of applause.

0:34:350:34:38

-Unbelievable.

-I didn't know that.

0:34:380:34:40

The guy had to tell me, I've got to be honest.

0:34:400:34:42

-I like that, actually.

-That's a nice piece.

0:34:420:34:44

Nice wooden box, as well.

0:34:440:34:45

Well, it's the box that gives you the date.

0:34:450:34:48

It's certainly 1900, 1910.

0:34:480:34:50

It's beautifully constructed.

0:34:500:34:52

So, we're at the question now, how much did you pay for it?

0:34:520:34:57

What would you pay for it?

0:34:570:34:58

Well, I'd be more than happy to pay £50-60.

0:34:580:35:03

Yeah. Bang on, I paid £40 for it.

0:35:030:35:06

How much is it going to make?

0:35:060:35:07

It's the kind of thing that could double its money.

0:35:070:35:11

-It's unusual, isn't it?

-Yeah, absolutely.

0:35:110:35:13

I feel that you're saying to yourselves, yeah, let's go for this,

0:35:130:35:16

but now is not the time to make up your mind.

0:35:160:35:19

Let's see, does Richard, our auctioneer,

0:35:190:35:21

think the wind will blow in the right direction?

0:35:210:35:23

I present to you David's wind measuring instrument, possibly.

0:35:240:35:29

A scientific instrument of some sort.

0:35:290:35:30

It's named, which helps a lot,

0:35:300:35:32

and I think he internet will get a good wind behind it.

0:35:320:35:36

Oh, I like what you did with that.

0:35:360:35:38

What do you think it's going to make them?

0:35:380:35:40

We've gone a little punchy, at 40-50.

0:35:400:35:42

OK, well, David spent 40 on it so could be on the money.

0:35:420:35:46

Do you foresee good things happening on the rostrum today?

0:35:460:35:48

-I'm hopeful.

-Ever hopeful.

0:35:480:35:51

The ever-hopeful auctioneer.

0:35:510:35:53

-I look forward to seeing you strut your stuff.

-Thank you.

0:35:530:35:56

£40 in the front row.

0:35:560:35:57

£40 in the front row.

0:35:570:35:59

Jay, Ilona how are you feeling? You look awfully nervous.

0:36:010:36:04

Do you feel good about this auction?

0:36:040:36:06

I can't wait. I'm really excited, yeah.

0:36:060:36:08

OK, first item is the sledge. You love it, you paid £30.

0:36:080:36:12

Here it comes.

0:36:120:36:14

We've got interest on the book,

0:36:140:36:16

Internet is already kicking in and live, we're straight in at £60.

0:36:160:36:20

Oh!

0:36:200:36:21

£60, £70 the internet.

0:36:210:36:24

£70 the internet.

0:36:240:36:25

£70 is on the internet.

0:36:250:36:27

My book's out, room is out,

0:36:270:36:29

we're going to sell it.

0:36:290:36:31

Sold, 70.

0:36:310:36:34

Team, you'll be chuffed with that.

0:36:360:36:38

-That's a profit of £40, straightaway.

-A good start.

0:36:380:36:42

Now, this is the item that you both think is going to bring the biggest profit.

0:36:420:36:45

Silver brooch, £18 you paid. Here it comes.

0:36:450:36:48

Interest again is kicking in with this Internet,

0:36:480:36:50

Internet is up and it's strong at £20.

0:36:500:36:52

£20, 25 I'm bid, 25 the internet,

0:36:520:36:56

25 the internet, 25 the internet, £30 the internet.

0:36:560:37:01

We're going up!

0:37:010:37:02

£30 the internet,

0:37:020:37:03

35 the internet, 35 the internet, room finished,

0:37:030:37:07

all done, hammer up, selling, 35.

0:37:070:37:10

-Yeah!

-35.

0:37:100:37:12

Right, that's another profit and this time

0:37:120:37:15

it's £17 profit, so well done,

0:37:150:37:18

you're now at plus 57.

0:37:180:37:20

So we're onto the wooden tool chest, £60 paid.

0:37:200:37:24

A bid in at £30 on the book, £30 on the book.

0:37:240:37:27

£30 bid, 35, £40 on the book, £40.

0:37:270:37:31

Keep going, we need that gamble.

0:37:310:37:32

£40 on the book, £40 with me on the book, all done,

0:37:320:37:37

we are then selling at £40.

0:37:370:37:40

Oh! £40, we almost had a golden gavel.

0:37:400:37:44

Alas, not to be today.

0:37:440:37:45

So that's a loss of 20, but, hey, overall, plus 37.

0:37:450:37:50

-Still popping.

-Looking good.

0:37:500:37:52

Are you thinking about the bonus buy?

0:37:520:37:54

-I'll say yes.

-Do it, let's do it, let's go for it.

0:37:540:37:57

You're going with the lazy tongs.

0:37:570:37:59

£20 Danny paid for it.

0:37:590:38:01

Our auctioneer thinks 20-30.

0:38:010:38:03

£10 Internet's come in, £10 Internet has come in, at £10.

0:38:030:38:07

At £10, £10 he internet...

0:38:070:38:09

-Nobody wants it.

-£15 the room, £15 the room.

0:38:090:38:12

£15, far right at £15.

0:38:120:38:15

Internet, you've gone cold, there's nothing showing, mate.

0:38:150:38:17

£15, far right, anyone else going to come?

0:38:170:38:20

15, all finished, 15.

0:38:200:38:23

£15, listen,

0:38:230:38:25

it's a tiny wee loss of £5.

0:38:250:38:28

Overall, Reds, well done, a profit of £32 on Bargain Hunt -

0:38:280:38:33

not to be sniffed at.

0:38:330:38:35

Right, Jason and Mick, this is nerve-racking, this is auction time.

0:38:390:38:42

Put your money where your mouth is time.

0:38:420:38:45

Not much money where your mouth is, you hardly spent anything at all,

0:38:450:38:48

-so...

-£40.

0:38:480:38:50

OK, gentlemen, your first item is going under he hammer.

0:38:500:38:53

You paid £9. Here it comes.

0:38:530:38:55

A bit of interest on the book coming in, Internet as well,

0:38:550:38:58

we're all in at £10.

0:38:580:38:59

£10 I'm bid, £10 I'm bid.

0:38:590:39:02

£10 I'm bid, £15, £20,

0:39:020:39:05

five, £30, £30 I'm bid,

0:39:050:39:08

£30 I'm bid, at £30, commission bid at £30.

0:39:080:39:12

At £30, all done, £30, all finished, £30, all done.

0:39:120:39:17

-Gentlemen.

-Super job.

0:39:180:39:20

£30 is a profit, as predicted. It's a £21 profit,

0:39:200:39:23

so let's lead onto the radio, Mick,

0:39:230:39:26

-this was your favourite.

-It was my favourite, yeah.

0:39:260:39:28

-You paid £18.

-And it's older than I thought it was.

0:39:280:39:30

The internet is in at ten, 15, 20, five, 30, five, £40,

0:39:300:39:35

£40, £40, £40 I'm bid,

0:39:350:39:39

all done at £40, room out,

0:39:390:39:42

all done and sold at 40.

0:39:420:39:45

Nice work, James, £40.

0:39:450:39:47

Well, first of all that's a profit of £22,

0:39:470:39:50

so currently you're at 43, gents, so here comes your binoculars, £13 bid.

0:39:500:39:55

Ten to start, ten, 15, £15.

0:39:550:39:59

£15. I'll take 18, sir.

0:39:590:40:02

£18, £20, at £20.

0:40:020:40:07

You guys are good, I'm telling you.

0:40:070:40:10

At £20, you going again, sir?

0:40:100:40:13

No. All done, you had the chat, it's a no, it's £20, it's here,

0:40:130:40:17

we're all done, sold at 20.

0:40:170:40:20

Sorry.

0:40:210:40:24

So that's £7 profit, we'll add that to what you had,

0:40:240:40:27

£50 in total.

0:40:270:40:28

-Well done.

-That's great.

0:40:280:40:31

And it feels kismet,

0:40:310:40:32

David bought you a bonus buy that relates directly to your careers,

0:40:320:40:37

but think with your heads.

0:40:370:40:39

Are you going to go with the anemometer.

0:40:390:40:42

Who dares, Rodney, wins.

0:40:420:40:45

OK, so that's a yes?

0:40:450:40:47

Good, sounds like a yes to me.

0:40:470:40:49

£40 is what David paid for it.

0:40:490:40:51

Richard, our auctioneer, thinks 40-50.

0:40:510:40:54

Internet is in at £25.

0:40:540:40:57

£25, right, come on, £25.

0:40:570:41:01

Who in the room knows what this is?

0:41:010:41:03

At £25, we have £30, £30.

0:41:030:41:07

-Come on.

-35, 35, 35, 35,

0:41:070:41:11

£40, 45, 45.

0:41:110:41:14

At 45, all done at 45,

0:41:140:41:16

All done and selling, 45.

0:41:160:41:19

Bounce.

0:41:190:41:21

-Yeah.

-£45.

-Marvellous.

0:41:210:41:23

You made £5 on your bonus buy, so that is a total of £55.

0:41:230:41:29

-It couldn't have gone better, really, could it?

-No, it's fantastic.

-We've really enjoyed it.

0:41:290:41:33

-And we introduced you to a friend for life.

-Yes, he likes cars.

0:41:330:41:37

Now let's not talk about friends, let's talk about enemies, the Reds,

0:41:370:41:41

and I want you to say nothing to them,

0:41:410:41:43

because they might have the winning score.

0:41:430:41:46

You never know. All will be revealed, OK?

0:41:460:41:49

Both teams made profits today.

0:41:550:41:58

Mm, exciting.

0:41:580:42:00

Our winners today with the slightly bigger profit of £55,

0:42:000:42:05

it's the Blues!

0:42:050:42:06

Well done.

0:42:070:42:08

But Reds, we are not turning our nose up at your very healthy profit of £32.

0:42:080:42:14

Well done, you must be chuffed with that.

0:42:140:42:16

Yeah, we still made profit, so we're still winners.

0:42:160:42:18

Well done, make sure you split it between you.

0:42:180:42:20

Ilona was party to that as well.

0:42:200:42:22

I think that's my half.

0:42:220:42:24

That looks about right. Let's turn to our victors today.

0:42:240:42:28

With a profit of £55 today, Blues, you are our winners.

0:42:280:42:32

-Thank you very much.

-How good does that feel?

0:42:320:42:34

-It feels excellent.

-Absolutely fantastic.

0:42:340:42:36

Profits were not too much of a surprise.

0:42:360:42:38

You didn't spend a huge amount,

0:42:380:42:40

but a profit on every item is a good surprise

0:42:400:42:45

and it gets you golden gravels, so team, well done,

0:42:450:42:49

a golden gavel for each of you.

0:42:490:42:52

Wear it with pride.

0:42:520:42:53

And on this show, if you get a golden gavel

0:42:530:42:56

and then your expert makes a profit on his bonus buy,

0:42:560:42:59

he or she gets one too.

0:42:590:43:00

-So, David, add that to your collection.

-Thank you.

0:43:000:43:04

I'm so glad you had a good time.

0:43:040:43:05

And the experience, the auction, it was great, wasn't it?

0:43:050:43:08

-Oh, we really enjoyed ourselves. Can we do it again?

-Once is enough.

0:43:080:43:11

Sorry, but it was great fun.

0:43:110:43:13

But we're always looking for quality contestants,

0:43:130:43:15

so if you want to apply to be on the show have a look at our website and

0:43:150:43:18

you can always just join us again for some more bargain hunting.

0:43:180:43:21

-Yes? ALL:

-Yes!

0:43:210:43:24

The show comes from Nottingham racecourse. Presenter Natasha Raskin-Sharp explores Nottingham and finds out about a lesser-known lace designer who used politics as inspiration. Experts David Harper and Danny Sebastian lead the teams on their mission to buy three items with £300 in just one hour which will hopefully make them a profit at auction. The reds get an unexpected result and the blues teach their expert!