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Famous Connections

Flog It: Trade Secrets, Series 2 Episode 2 of 15

Flog It! investigates how famous connections can impact on the value of antiques and collectables.

The experts offer tips on whose autograph might be worth a small fortune, and which famous events are worth a second look. Charlie Ross explains why a letter signed by a famous politician is one of his favourite possessions, and Paul Martin explores our long history of following where celebrities lead.

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1 hour

Last on

Thu 12 Sep 2013 09:05

Trade secrets top tips

Trade secrets top tips

Look out for famous makers and marks: some big maker’s names are always a winner.  But if you can’t stretch to their work, look out for designers that are up and coming or who come from the same school as a renowned artist.  Search for big names, certainly, but the smaller ones can be worth something too.


Role Contributor
PresenterPaul Martin
ExpertAnita Manning
Series ProducerChloe Rawlings
DirectorClare Wilmshurst
ExpertWill Axon
ExpertNick Hall
ExpertJames Lewis
ExpertThomas Plant
ExpertCharles Ross
ExpertPhilip Serrell
ExpertMark Stacey