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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 (www.theantiquesman.com)

Please include a photograph if possible of your antiques.

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. 'Holiness to the Lord' brass ornament.
    Started by Lettuce-Leaf 19/09/2014

    Hi John, Please could you give me some info about this brass ornament, if possible? It belonged to my Grandmother who passed away in 1978. She owned it for as long as I can remember. It stands just 11cm tall and as you see, the inscription on the 'arch' reads: Holiness to the Lord (Curiously,...

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    21/09/2014 10:38 PM
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  2. Silver Candlesticks
    Started by Hamble 19/09/2014

    Good afternoon John :d I am not sure how old these candlesticks are or their value. Appreciate your advice. Thank you.

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    21/09/2014 10:32 PM
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  3. Cottage Teapot
    Started by Hamble 19/09/2014

    Hi John This teapot has sentimental value only. I loved it as a child in my grandparents house. About 15 years ago I visited a friend of my mothers.It was a surprise to see the teapot in her house. My mother had given it to her many years before.Kindly she insisted the teapot belonged to...

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    21/09/2014 10:26 PM
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  4. Crocodile skin handbag
    Started by linz1979 17/09/2014

    Hi I'm wondering if you could tell me anything about this bag which I have. It has a stuffed crocodile on the front of it too. It has a zip on it which has the name lightining on the zipper.

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    21/09/2014 10:22 PM
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  5. 2 Matching Tureens
    Started by Me2 13/09/2014

    Hello John I have these two tureens and wondered what you thought about them in terms of their worth. They have been in the family a long time and have never been used by myself, they have been stored for ages, don't know exactly where they were from, do you? One has more worn handles than the...

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    16/09/2014 04:29 PM
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  6. Abdu'l-Baha in the UK ........
    Started by theantiquesman 03/03/2012

    last up date 11th Dec 2012 This Saturday Night hundreds of the Bahai's will be celebrating the 100 years since Abdul-baha visited Liverpool. It was the Adelphi Hotel is where He stayed and it is the same Hotel that the Bahai's will be holding their celebration. Dignitaries including...

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    16/09/2014 01:41 PM
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  7. Fiona Bruce antique fan club - Southport
    Started by theantiquesman 15/02/2012

    Fiona Bruce sees what the viewers of BBC Antique Road Show does not see. She is right most people bring along tat, pure tat. I see it every day in my side of the business. People believe if it was owned by someone else in their family and it is old, it must be antique and valuable.

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    12/09/2014 09:20 PM
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  8. skeleton clock
    Started by Tiki 12/09/2014

    I've had this clock for quite a few years now and was wondering if you could tell me anymore about it and what it is worth. The makers are T&J Ollivant Manchester. Thank you.

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    12/09/2014 08:48 PM
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  9. The interesting item thread
    Started by theantiquesman 10/09/2014

    A bag once owned by James Maybrick of Jack the Ripper fame.

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    10/09/2014 02:29 PM
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  10. Victorian pedestal/tripod table
    Started by briana5125 21/08/2014

    hi john i have this victorian pedestal/tripod table , the pedestal legs have previously come away and somebody has tried to stick them back on with glue:rolleyes: i was wondering if you could give me a ball park figure of what i will be looking at for a restoration , i just want the legs...

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    04/09/2014 11:41 PM
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  11. Antique satsuma vase
    Started by sarah3645 31/08/2014

    Hi you have been most helpful, could I just ask your thoughts on my latest purchase, know nothing about it just really liked the decoration. Any idea on date or value Thanks again Regards Sarah

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    04/09/2014 11:37 PM
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  12. Advice/Info
    Started by TJJ01 28/08/2014

    I would appreciate any info on this!

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    01/09/2014 06:01 PM
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  13. Very large oil on canvas, painting of a ballerina, signed. Would like help identifying the artist and possible value, painting measures 41 x 34 inches. Many thanks Sarah

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    31/08/2014 06:28 PM
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  14. Hi I purchased these vases and would like help to identify the maker/date, if they are real or reproduction and possible value, they are 16 inches high. Many thanks Sarah

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    31/08/2014 06:15 PM
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  15. 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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    25/08/2014 10:45 AM
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  16. 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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    24/08/2014 10:51 PM
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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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