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RARE prop newspapers produced for the iconic Christopher Reeve Superman films are expected to soar at auction in Lichfield early next year.
A programme signed by jazz great Louis Armstrong has been discovered by eagle-eyed auctioneers. The programme accompanies the ticket stub for the show on May 17 1956 at the Embassy Sports Drome, Walford Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham.
A rare Mickey Mouse case designed to allay children’s fears over wearing gas masks in the Second World War has been discovered at a property in Erdington, Birmingham, and is going under the hammer in Lichfield next week.
Lichfield antiques specialists have uncovered a Liverpudlian love story behind a Victorian wedding dress recently consigned for auction by a Derbyshire lady, the bride’s granddaughter. Married in Bootle in 1897, the couple later moved from Liverpool to Yorkshire, then to Shanklin on the Isle of Wight, and then to Stranraer, in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
Unseen photos from Bournemouth’s 1910 International Aviation Meeting, during which Rolls-Royce co-founder Charles Rolls plunged to his death when his plane broke up mid-air, have been discovered by a Lichfield auctioneer.
BBC Bargain Hunt returns to The Lichfield Auction Centre to film the 2023 Christmas Specials on October 31. The presenter and experts have now been confirmed and people are invited to join the auction action.
The signatures were obtained from the Fab Four at Buckingham Palace on October 26 1965 by a Birmingham senior fire officer who was also receiving the MBE.
Autographs of all four Beatles signed at Buckingham Palace on the momentous day they received MBEs from the Queen are going up for auction in Lichfield. The Fab Four signed for the daughter of a Birmingham fire officer who was also being awarded the MBE.
TV cameras will be filming two of the UK’s most popular antiques programmes with Richard Winterton Auctioneers in October – and everyone is invited along.
AN ‘impressive’ collection of British Commonwealth stamps formed by the vendor’s grandfather goes under the hammer with Richard Winterton Auctioneers later this month.
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