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29/11/2023 at 8:02pm
 Location: Turriff Aberdeenshi
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Watching 'Celebrity antiques road trip" with Dick & Dom this evening, I was intrigued to see them visit the village where I lived for 30 years.

The village centre was instantly recognisable although the brewery had closed and been converted to expensive apartments. At least my 'Local' still existed.

The part of the show centred round their dealings in an antiques shop that in my day, was the Co-op. They made considerable loses !

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via mobile 29/11/2023 at 9:21pm
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I think that quite a lot of people are better antique "experts" than some of them!


30/11/2023 at 7:54am
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Quote: Originally posted by Mrs. Bonce on 29/11/2023
I think that quite a lot of people are better antique "experts" than some of them!



Yeah i have noticed that with the so called experts. I think they are on TV because they cannot get a job as an antique expert anywhere else. LOL!


30/11/2023 at 2:17pm
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Quote: Originally posted by iank01 on 30/11/2023
Quote: Originally posted by Mrs. Bonce on 29/11/2023
I think that quite a lot of people are better antique "experts" than some of them!



Yeah i have noticed that with the so called experts. I think they are on TV because they cannot get a job as an antique expert anywhere else. LOL!



Never quite understood the 'concept' of the show, 'Buy Retail - Sell Wholesale' always went totally against my concept of business, and clearly their 'expertise' is not so good that they can spot all the bargains that the trader has mis-identified or overlooked! They also seem to compound the issue by buying in expensive regions and auctioning in more 'frugal' areas!

Love the program, but have learnt that some auction houses are clearly places to buy, but not sell! - a lesson they seem to have missed as they repeatably make the same mistakes on return visits to the same auction houses!

Entertaining program, but an abject lesson in how NOT to trade for profit!


via mobile 08/12/2023 at 8:26pm
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Would the village in question have been Horndean in Hampshire Capt Lighting

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09/12/2023 at 4:36pm
 Location: Turriff Aberdeenshi
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Yes Jackie, it might well have been.

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10/12/2023 at 5:09pm
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These cant be real auction houses. As you can clearly understand the auctioneer. You need to be at a stock/cattle mart for the real deal.



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