Specialists in 18th and 19th century English furniture, European and Oriental works of art. We offer our clients only those pieces of antiques and fine collectables which we would enjoy having at homeourselves. What we value the most in antiques is authenticity, craftsmanship techniques, refinement of style and quality of materials. We sincerely hope that you will enjoy buying and collecting antiques as much as we do.
When I was at school many years ago, like most boys, I started collecting postage stamps. Over the years this has expanded into postcards, then cigarette cards, trade cards, book marks etc. It did notstop there, in the last 20 years it has expanded to include many interesting, unusual, and beautiful items, across the whole range of collecting, both old and not quite so old.
Minerva Leathers are expert restorers of table and desk leathers. Minerva specialise in supplying desk leathers and table leathers direct to your door. If you want to replace your desktop or tabletopleather economically without compromising quality then order a Minerva leather now. Glue, wax and easy to follow fitting instructions with every leather ordered. You do not have to pay a professional restorer to fit your desktop or tabletop leather; it is a simple procedure.
At VitaNovaVintage we believe in rescuing old and forgotten items, images and styles, and giving them a new lease of life. Sourcing from a range of locations, we restore, refurnish or restyle them ifneeded, before sharing them with our customers as practical and eye-catching additions to their home or wardrobe.
How do you choose a Restorer or Conservator? Choosing the right restorer or conservator is an important decision. The wrong choice could result in permanent damage to your furniture, affecting bothits value and appearance. Poor or inexperienced workmanship, or excess restoration can be irreversible, so it is essential to choose with care.
I have been in the business of buying and selling fine antique clocks for more than thirty five years and during the eighties and nineties had a shop in Upper Street, Islington, but with increasingparking restrictions and access problems I decided to move out. I now operate 'by appointment' and have been exhibiting at the summer Fine Art and Antiques Fair at Olympia for some twenty five years.
Ward Antique Fireplaces was first established in 1977 with our first shop situated on the Woolwich Road in London. We started off selling both antiques and reclaimed fireplaces before realizing ourniche in the market and concentrating solely on reclaimed/original/antique fireplaces. Since then the fireplace trade has grown considerably but we believe that Ward Antique Fireplaces still offer the very best in service and quality.
Though popular demand- we are pleased to announce the opening of Hamilton Antiques Market (HAM). The centre is managed daily by Susan and supported by resident antiques experts. Our centre has one ofthe best choices of antiques & collectables and caters for all budgets from a few pounds to hundreds of pounds. Goods are replenished regularly. With the support of our enthusiastic and dedicated staff - We are committed to providing a first rate shopping experience to anyone visiting the centre.
Due to a loyal customer base we have continued to sell through our website and have established a stall in the Pantiles in Royal Tunbridge Wells. For lovers of a more distressed look "Vintage Finds"are delighted to announce that they will be using the much talked about Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint on selected pieces of furniture.