Edd has been fascinated with antiques for as long as he can remember and at age 5 was already stomping boot sales for bargains to add to the first of his many changing collections. While Marina (Edd'swife) is good at steering the business in the right direction, Edd is never happier than when he is head down in a reference book, or at auctions and fairs handling items. There is something worthwhile about investing in antique furniture.
If you have never visited the charming market town of Marlborough in Wiltshire, here is a good reason to do so. At the end of the High Street, face the Town Hall and take a left-hand fork. On thecorner you will find the delightfully eclectic shop "The Cat's Whiskers", easily identifiable by the selection of small furniture and garden items hanging up outside.
Traditional methods are combined with the latest products to achieve the highest standards in bath restoration, for a long and durable life. Established in 1991 to rescue and restore original antiquebaths dating from the 1880's, Antique Bathrooms of Ivybridge showrooms and workshops were originally sited in an 18th century mill, on the River Erme, in South Devon.
I have been buying and collecting 18th Century English porcelain since 2005. Taking this passion further by going into business seemed the logical next step so I set up Arbatel Antiques in 2011. I'vebeen very lucky and privileged to meet some incredible dealers both here and abroad who have been both helpful and encouraging. As for finding interesting pieces - I think I can say that I have an ability for spotting good pieces amongst the many.
Roger and Jill founded the business in 1967 and their son Nick joined them in 1994. Nick and Jill are now running the business with Nick's wife Lynne working part time. We have two premises - the mainshop at 17 Silver Street and also a large building with more showrooms and with customer parking 50 yards from the shop. As members of the London & Provincial Antique Dealers Association (LAPADA) and the British Antique Dealers Association (BADA) we guarantee our goods to be genuine.
We feature a large array of vintage and retro collectibles; From toys, games and models to musical instruments, ceramics, prints and paintings. We even have some furniture to have a look at. If you'repottering around Malmesbury and feel like taking a look, find us by the Market Cross next to the Whole Hog.
The 'new' Blanchard Collective has been open for over 4 years and our dealers are looking forward to developing their businesses during 2013. The combined appeal of attractive and sensibly pricedDecorative Antiques from the traditional to the downright quirky, has proved very popular.
Established in the area for over 25 years, Jonathan Green Antiques carry the largest stock of antique and second hand silver in the region. To complement the silver we also have antique, second handand reproduction gem set jewellery. With a constantly changing stock of silver and jewellery, and staff in attendance six days a week, we are always happy to discuss or advise on any aspect of the purchase or sale of silver or jewellery.
At Future Antiques in Wiltshire we pride ourselves on the high quality of service we provide. We believe that the key to a successful business is to listen to our customers' needs and do everything wecan to help them in any way possible. Our regular customers return to us time and time again because they know that we will go the extra mile for them.
With a lifelong passion for the subject, Lisa has worked in the world of art and antiques for over 25 years. Sixteen as an auctioneer and director of Rosebery's Auctioneers in London before moving toSouth West France with her husband Marc Allum to restore a rambling 17th Century Chateau from where they hosted art and antiques holidays.
As a small child, still in short trousers, I can remember, quite vividly, standing in front of my great aunt's antique grandfather clock, after running an errand for her, sucking on a stripey"bullseye" boiled sweet and being SO impressed and overawed by the magnificent antique clock that dominated the whole room. I distinctly remember saying to myself "when I'm grown up I'm having one of these clocks".
We generally have for sale a selection of Antiques, vintage and selected Contemporary works of art. So if there is any particular work of art or item that you are particularly interested in, please donot hesitate to contact us at any time to discuss a possible offer, 7 days a week.
We supply elegant, decorative and industrial from primarily 18th, 19th and 20th century. Additionally, we offer contemporary classic style items to complement our range. Our retail shops are locatedin Warminster, Wiltshire and Shaftesbury, Dorset, Further our West London studio is available for collections and special viewings.
Visitors are welcome at our showrooms by appointment in a converted coach house, which was built in 1843 at the same time as the adjacent Old Rectory. A larger showroom was added in 1988 toaccommodate the tall London longcase clocks. Here you can examine a wide range of longcase clocks, grandfather clocks, bracket/table clocks, wall clocks, and barometers. We usually have several antique longcase clocks available that were made over 300 years ago.
Myriad Antiques and the Salisbury Stripping Company has been trading at Milford Street, Salisbury since 1994. The proprietor, Karen Montlake, has been an Antique Dealer since the early 1980s and has awide practical experience in antique furniture and restoration. Her husband, Stuart Hardy joined her in the business in 2000. They are both enthusiastic collectors both at home and for the shop and feel that antiques are a way of life and not just a business.
Harley Antiques is situated at "The Comedy", a Georgian country house set in a delightful 10 acre parkland setting. In this unique location we have eight large showrooms holding in excess of 250pieces of antique furniture, large and small, and up to 6,000 accessories with new stock arriving daily. All of our items are kept in showroom condition ready for your viewing. For garden items we have a Victorian palm house.
We have a large selection of stock, mostly comprising of English and Continental 18th and 19th Century furniture. We also have a good selection of antique country furniture from both England andFrance with some more extravagant walnut pieces from the Low Countries. We now also stock a selection of good quality painted antique furniture to cater for those going for the more contemporary look but with added character.
Frantiques opened its doors in 1999, specialising in Georgian and Victorian furniture, ceramics, collectables and unusual items. If you'd like more information on any items shown on the site, we arehappy to take pictures and e-mail them to you. Our shop is open Thursday to Saturday 9am to 5pm and the last Sunday of the month 10am to 2pm.
The home of the Original Antique Cast Iron bath, fully restored by hand to their former glory, in Ivybridge & Marlborough, with care, dedication & attention to detail. A full range of TraditionalStyle accessories are available to compliment your Original Antique Cast Iron bath. Antique Bathrooms of Ivybridge & Marlborough are unique due to the range of the baths sizes, styles and variations that we supply.