According to the National Pawnbrokers Association there are now 800 pawnbrokers in the UK alone, with new outlets growing at a rate of 10% a year.
eBay banned the sale of all items derived from any kind of ivory bearing animal.
Whether you're looking for reasonably priced collectables or searching for treasure, car boot sales are ideal hunting grounds for bargains. Follow our top tips on how to secure that bargain.
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When purchasing antiques use accredited dealers who belong to a trade association.
There are various choices and it depends a great deal on what’s in your collection and how much effort you can put in.
Often when you buy at auction you will be asked for specific information. This is under the Governments Money Laundering rules.
It is crucial that your documents are in order when you are exporting goods to a buyer or importing goods from a seller.