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A Rare Receipt from 250 Years Ago Uncovered in a Chest of Drawers

It’s common to decline receipts now we get digital copies. Charles Hanson (auctioneer and a regular on BBC’s Bargain Hunt) found an antique handwritten receipt in a chest of drawers. Commenting on the find, Charles Hanson said, ‘on opening the drawer… Continue reading →

Rare Crich Workhouse Bills from almost 200 years ago Expected to Create Local Interest

A rare collection of 11 Crich Workhouse bills are expected to create local interest in Hansons Auctioneers forthcoming Fine Art & Antiques Auction. Commenting on the find, Charles Hanson, manager of Hansons Auctioneers and seen on BBC One’s Bargain Hunt said,… Continue reading →

Rare 15th Century brooch found beside moat to be auctioned

A rare 15th century gold heart-shaped brooch will be auctioned on 23rd August at Hansons Auctioneers. The exquisite high carat jewel is inlaid with white enamel and engraved with the French inscription honor et ioie (Honour and Joy). Discovered in 2016, just outside the moat of… Continue reading →

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