Young Guns Blog

AYG with Alfies

There is no greater accolade than being asked to stay around longer, but this is the request Antiques Young Gun members universally got when they recently staged the highly successful pop-up shop at Church Street in Marylebone, London.


Ayg popup with Alfie's Antiques

The Antiques Young Guns are delighted to be teaming up once again with colleagues at Alfie's Antiques to offer our members a one-of-a-kind popup shop opportunity in London's Church street - at the heat of our capitals' antiques and decorative sector.


The Antiques Young Guns pays tribute to David Juran

On behalf of the founders and members of Antiques Young Guns, I would like to express how truly saddened we are to hear of the passing of David Juran of the Battersea Decorative Fair.


Syphilis Syringes - New Video Blog

In this video blog Independent Auctioneer and Valuer Mark Littler will teach you what a syphilis syringe is, how a syphilis syringe was used and what a syphilis syringe is worth.


AYG Adam Bentley at Battersea Decorative Fair

AYG Adam Bentley took the plunge this year, standing at Battersea Decorative Fair for the fist time. After an excellent Decorative debut, he is now preparing to stand at Olympia for the first time just weeks later, (within the fair's newly conceived Showcase Gallery to celebrate and support antiques industry new talent.



Rapidly Growing British & U.S Digital Antiques Communities, Antiques Young Guns & MyAntiqueSchool, Team Up to Drive Change for the Digital Generation


Hats Off to Lucie & Lily - winners of the 2016 Salvo Fair competition!

Antiques Young Guns Lucie Farrimond of Three toads Antiques and Lily Johnston of Bombe Antiques have each won a FREE PITCH at the coveted annual Salvo Fair as the AYG@SALVO initiative enters its second year.


Mark Littler Launches New Antiques and Fine Art Consultancy in Cheshire

Having built up a wealth of knowledge and hands-on-experience at Tennants Auctioneers, Mark Littler has recently launched an independent Antiques and Fine Art Consultancy business. Operating from his base near Sandbach, Cheshire, Mark offers a number of services to private and professional clients including formal probate and insurance valuations.


Win a free pitch at Salvo Fair 2016

Win a free pitch at Salvo Fair 2016. (Worth over £300). 17-19 June at Sir William McAlpine's private estate. Fawley Hill, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6JA


An invitation to view & networking opportunity

AYG Nicola Whittaker invites fellow Young Guns to an exclusive viewing of the Designer Collection, an exciting new timed auction which also provides watch and jewellery aficionados the chance to view lots from the Antique & Modern Jewellery Auction and selected pieces from The Watch Sale. The viewing takes place on Tuesday 5th April from 12pm – 9pm and Wednesday 6th April from 11am – 9pm, held at N0. 42 Berkeley Square, Mayfair W1J 5PA.