Five dealers bid against each other for items including a piece of hair-dressing history, a beloved toy, some classic furniture and an item saved from the tip.
Nigel Havers welcomes four people who have brought in intriguing items they would like to sell. Nigel introduces them to resident valuation expert Simon, who runs his own auction house and will provide the sellers with specialist information about their items' histories and educated valuations. Armed with this knowledge, the seller enter the bidding room where they face five eager dealers ready to spend some money.
The dealers have no idea who is going to walk in or what they will be selling, but if it’s something they want, they will have to bid against each other to secure the deal. The sellers will need to keep their heads and haggle hard if they want a bidding war to break out.
Today, Paul from Devon has brought in an unusual piece of hairdressing memorabilia, Belinda from Salford has salvaged an item from the rubbish which she hopes will make a weighty deal, Ged has brought in a classic piece of industrial furniture, and Matthew from Bradford is selling a beloved toy that he hopes will bring a final piece of joy to its late owner.
The dealers are Adi Higham, Ian Humphries, James Gooch, Jane Cave and Tash Francis. Will any of them spend, and if they do, will any of them match – or even top – the valuation placed on each of the items?
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