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Southport - Antique Spot with John Nolan

The Antiques Man, is on the left Show and discuss your antiques. Get a free opinion and valuation on your antiques from the famous John C Nolan of Southport (

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John Nolan theantiquesman for the past 47 years has built up an antique business with clientele that spreads across the globe which includes a U.S President, Film and Pop Stars, and famous musicians and politicians, 'A' list celebrities, sport personalities and thousands of people just like you and me. Nolan has supplied the interior design market as well as the antique trade for over 40 years. Brand Names like Macy's, Ralph Loren and Ruby Tuesday used Nolan for their visual effects within their stores. Get a FREE Antiques opinion today.

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  1. Royal Doulton Ladies
    Started by The Debster 18/08/2014

    Hi John I have a small collection of Royal Doulton ladies that I want to sell, do you have any idea of where is the best place to sell them and how to price them up as I wouldn't have a clue what they are worth. Thanks, Debs :)

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    19/08/2014 02:04 PM
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  2. Advise please
    Started by nrmm 22/05/2013

    I wanted to ask your support on understanding whether a painting which pictures are attached would have been painted by L S Lowry himself. At this stage I've contacted two paintings professional appraisers: one told me that it did look like it was an authentic Lowry and another one told me that he...

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    19/08/2014 02:02 PM
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  3. Jar
    Started by Delbertious 02/08/2014

    Hi John my friend has just found this vase/jar at her Mums, any idea what it is and the value? Del :-)

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    17/08/2014 02:37 PM
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  4. Hi. I have lots of hidden treasure in my garage and house that needs valuing. Bedroom Furniture 1 Bedroom Furniture 2

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    16/08/2014 02:25 AM
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  5. Antique brass.......
    Started by briana5125 30/07/2014

    hello again john i would be grateful if you take a look at this brass horse figure i have. i am looking for your opinion on the age of it. the horse is solid brass , very well modeled compared to most i have seen , good detailing with the muscles and the hair and even the veins on the...

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    07/08/2014 10:22 PM
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  6. email replys
    Started by theantiquesman 05/08/2014

    Replying to all the emails I receive each day It has become a very hard and time consuming job replying to all of them It has now got imposible Sorry to say ............Only posts on this thread will be answered from now on. Over 50 emails received this morning.

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    05/08/2014 01:17 PM
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  7. Kodak Brownie Camera - When is a Brownie not a brownie
    Started by theantiquesman 26/07/2014

    When it is a BLUIE. 26th July 2014 just bought a Brownie camera, by the way not the thing I would normally buy.

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    30/07/2014 10:16 PM
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  8. custodian antiques
    Started by theantiquesman 20/07/2014

    For the last 50 years I have always looked at my business as being the custodian of antiques and collectibles. NOT AN ANTIQUE SHOP. On this thread I hope to interest a new generation to look and cherish the items they own. One day they will be antique. I know people will say I have earned an...

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    28/07/2014 05:49 PM
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  9. Antique porcelain figure
    Started by briana5125 21/07/2014

    hello john i would appreciate your help with this little figure i have. as i said i'ts porcelain ,hand painted, no mark to base, looks continental , i was thinking late 18th early 19th century?? i was wondering if you could give me your opinion on it? thanks

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    22/07/2014 08:13 AM
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  10. c w dixey telescope
    Started by julie3115 02/06/2014

    I have a brass and leather 3 draw telescope.It is engraved, C W Dixey, New Bond St. London. Optician to the queen. Could you please give me a valuation.

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    21/07/2014 12:52 AM
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  11. Brentwood School Southport, England Old photographs
    Started by theantiquesman 28/06/2012

    Old Photographs have always interested me. Today a lady from Grassington came into the shop. She had heard that I was interested in the History of the Southport / Birkdale / Halsall area of West Lancashire. With her, she brought photographs of Brentwood School Southport The photographs...

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    19/07/2014 10:16 PM
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  12. In about 1982/83, 5 people came into my shop. One was dressed in a North American Indian / cowgirl clothing, studded leather etc. They all spoke in a American Southern drawl and had all made their way through the shop towards a large French Bedroom suite that I had bought in Manchester from Harry...

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    15/07/2014 01:04 AM
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  13. T G Green cornish ware kitchenalia
    Started by briana5125 14/07/2014

    Hello John.... i have these pieces of T G Green Cornish ware , i am looking for lids ti fit them. two of them are the screw on shaker lids and the other sits on top. do you have any idea where i might find any? thanks

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    14/07/2014 08:31 PM
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  14. online antique sales
    Started by briana5125 01/07/2014

    hello john i have just opened by online antique shop on etsy, far better vibe and fee's than ebay. massive exposure and growing very fast one question , is there a cheaper way for sending items to america than using royal mail/parcelforce?

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    11/07/2014 05:01 PM
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  15. Plates
    Started by poppiliddy 08/07/2014

    Hi could you tell me if that's plates are worth anything please.

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    10/07/2014 01:38 AM
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  16. A question about old gold
    Started by Lettuce-Leaf 07/07/2014

    Hi John, Please could you tell me why some pieces of 'old gold' (jewellery) is stamped with hallmarks, whilst others are just marked "9ct" etc? (I'm wondering whether it's because the hallmarked items have a higher gold content than 9ct?)

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    07/07/2014 06:57 PM
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  17. Two old pots
    Started by melanieb 24/06/2014

    Any ideas on these please John? They are obviously very old and have suffered wear and tear but there are no markings at all on their bases and although they look like a pair, one is slightly larger than the other. What is intriguing is the way the glaze is peeling off, showing the clay...

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    04/07/2014 12:53 PM
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  18. Franklin Mint Heirloom Dolls Valuation Please
    Started by sammii1991x 24/06/2014

    Hi I was wondering if you would be able to give me a valuation of each of these dolls please. My grandmother recently gave them to me and has asked me to get them valued for her. Cinderella: Not in original box - never ever seen a spec of dust - A* condition - the bottom has a stamp which...

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    02/07/2014 04:55 PM
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  19. Silver Jubilee of King George V. stamp
    Started by theantiquesman 23/06/2014

    Good on you Charles... well spotted.:d The 1935 Silver Jubilee set is a common enough stamp, and can be purchased for a couple of pounds. However there is a variant, and Hansons were astonished to discover an example of this at their recent stamp valuation day. In 1934 a stamp design...

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    23/06/2014 04:10 PM
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  20. so what is it worth
    Started by theantiquesman 18/06/2014

    how about a billion time it's original face value :d:d:d taken from an Email sent to me to day by Sotheby's international

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    18/06/2014 10:16 PM
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  21. an antique for tomorrow is antique for today.
    Started by theantiquesman 17/06/2014

    I thought this may interest people in Britain People from all over the world send me emails and in each country peoples interpretation of an antique differs. In England on average we think that an item a 100 years old is antique. Some Snooty Antique Dealers think that Victorinia is not...

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    18/06/2014 03:30 PM
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  22. Jim Spencer painting
    Started by scott1602 14/06/2014

    Hi there this is a painting done by Jim Spencr could you do me a valuation please as we have no idea thank you so much

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    17/06/2014 12:59 PM
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  23. Georges Barbier
    Started by melanieb 24/05/2014

    This, apparently is a 1922 lithograph from the Chanson De Bilitis portfolio book (1922) by Barbier and F. L. Schmied, which comprised 42 colour designs, 19 of which (including the attached) were full page images. I know you pointed me in the direction of Bonham's previously but any ideas as to...

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    16/06/2014 09:54 AM
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  24. Wedgewood Tile
    Started by mossmand 12/06/2014

    Please could you value this ceramic tile? It is dated 1832 on the back. Made in Etruria. Back of tile says 'Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Etruria' The date:1832 looks like it is written in pencil so i don't know how accurate it is. Thank you John

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    14/06/2014 01:12 PM
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  25. Please could you value this pair of mirrors?
    Started by mossmand 12/06/2014

    The metal frames are quite light without the mirror glass. Thank You John

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    13/06/2014 11:20 PM
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  26. Old furniture
    Started by GinaRose 11/06/2014

    Hi I have a selection of old bits of furniture, just wanting to know really if there is any value in them?? Many thanks

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    11/06/2014 03:54 PM
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  27. Pastel Painting 1930
    Started by Solidago 03/06/2014

    Pastel painting size 16x25cm. Great Condition. Year 1930. Thank you!

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    04/06/2014 11:39 PM
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  28. Mersey beat pop Memorabilia
    Started by theantiquesman 02/06/2014

    I love the 60's Nice ORIGINAL Cavern banner and poster coming up for auction at Charles Hanson Auction in Derby remember The Hillsiders from the 60's The best English Country band ever............. It was Johnny Cash who told me that .:eek: Noddy Redman on Drums...

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    02/06/2014 12:27 AM
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  29. large antique cairoware inlaid tray
    Started by briana5125 26/05/2014

    hello john wondering if you know anything about these, its a large cairoware tray , 19th century egyptian, probably once a table top but has two rings/hooks on the back for hanging. inlaid with silver and copper, quite large around 50-60cms in diameter the reason i ask is because i see...

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    28/05/2014 08:44 AM
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  30. Your advice spot on!
    Started by melanieb 21/05/2014

    Thanks for your help John. The block prints you suggested were worthy of further consideration have now been checked out by Bonhams and it appears they are originals by Tranquillo Marangoni. However, Bonhams aren't interested as they are too 'modern' for them. Having googled him though, I am...

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    22/05/2014 06:42 PM
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  31. 1904 " the durham gas radiator "
    Started by PENTHOUSEJOE 21/05/2014

    I have a 1904 gas durham radiator, manufactered by R & M Main of Falkirk , London , Glasgow. I cant seem to upload pics. Its green and black in colour, with cast iron feet & hot plate.Is it worth bringing to your shop as would be a nice feature in the right room/house. 07902313700. Thank you for...

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    21/05/2014 04:03 PM
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  32. Silver Pitcher
    Started by Solidago 14/05/2014

    Silver pitcher. D 12-13cm, H=20cm Thank you!

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    16/05/2014 03:59 PM
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  33. pair of wooden bedside tables
    Started by Solidago 14/05/2014

    Pair of bedside tables. Wood. One of them have a bit of damage from beetles. Thank you!

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    16/05/2014 03:57 PM
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  34. Antique/vintage cast iron steam train coat rack
    Started by hettyketty 10/05/2014

    Hello John, what do you think of this? I bought it a few years ago at a car boot, it was a rusty mess. It is 32" wide and cast iron so quite heavy and has no numbers or maker name. When I bought it it had the remains of a few broken coat hooks running along the bottom. I removed them, filled in...

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    14/05/2014 02:47 PM
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  35. value my stuff FREE
    Started by theantiquesman 30/10/2010

    Why pay :mad: FROM :mad: nearly £4 per item to have it valued when here on SGB we do it free :d and from any leading auction house a valuation is free, email or PM me.

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    14/05/2014 09:55 AM
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  36. clock and brass naval candle stick
    Started by bevvy123 06/05/2014

    I have a smiths enfields striking mantel clock, unfortunately it isn't working. I also have a hanging brass navel candle stick. Please could you tell me anything about these and values

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    08/05/2014 04:52 PM
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