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Antiques Experience & Pledge Auction November 14

on 16 October 2015.

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On Saturday 14th November at 7pm, there will be an ANTIQUES EXPERIENCE & PLEDGE AUCTION at the John O'Gaunt School in aid of the school library.

Bring your antiques, heirlooms and collectables on the night to be appraised by the team of local experts who will select items for discussion and provide valuations and advice. Even if you don't have items to take along you can enjoy an interesting evening with an antique display & talk, pledge auction with fabulous prizes, raffle and light supper.

Tickets cost £12 and are available from either John O’Gaunt School on 01488 682400 or Farewise Travel, Hungerford High Street 01488 686858.

The team of experts includes:

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Stewart Hofgartner from Below Stairs

Stewart Hofgartner - Local antique dealer from Below Stairs of Hungerford Antiques who appears regularly on Dickinson's Real Deal.
Annabel King - Furniture and paintings expert from Roger King Antiques.
George Styles - Silver expert from Styles Silver.
Julian Rota - First Editions expert from Antiquarian Booksellers Bertram Rota.
James Podger –Great Grooms Antiques.

You will be responsible for the safety of your items during the evening (it is not obligatory to bring an item)

 

Pledge Auction (bidding on the night)

 

1. Dinner for Two at The Tally Ho, Hungerford Newtown with taxi ride home and babysitting if required.
2. Donation from England Football Player Charlie Austin
3. A signed Ollie Murs concert programme.
4. The Perfect Petrol Head Experience with Perfect Car Storage of Marlborough - Enjoy a spirited passenger ride in 5 high performance sports cars, a tour of the PCS facility in Marlborough and lunch with the owner.
5. A Fire Engine Treat - book a fire engine to visit a party or have a thrilling ride on a fire engine in Bicester.
6. A Magnum of Champagne and a free MOT at Hungerford Service Centre .
7. A Day Fishing on the Kennet.
8. A Day Out in a Classic Mercedes Sports Car.

Tickets available from John O’Gaunt School on 01488 682400 or Farewise Travel, Hungerford High Street 9.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am-2pm Saturdays.

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