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Summer Newsletter and Online Galleries

17.08.2018

The long hot period we have just had encouraged many tourists and holiday makers to the West Country, and therefore we have done more business than usual from our gallery here in Bideford, which is very satisfying.  Do telephone us before visiting us, as we may be at a fair.   There has been a […]

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The Christmas Newsletter

05.12.2017

We are happy to report that we have had a most successful year.  Our new website is now up and running and it is completely mobile friendly as it is responsive.  We have altered our home page and it now displays a small proportion of our treen in stock at the time.  We have a […]

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Christmas Sale and Newsletter

02.12.2016

We are holding a special Christmas sale of selected items of stock including treen.  Go to our website, www.collinsantiques.co.uk , and you will see the discounted items selected in red, then click on it and the discounted price will appear.  The price of all small items will include postage, packing and insurance for a next […]

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PERIOD FURNITURE IN VOGUE

23.04.2016

At a recent fair we met an interior designer, who mentioned that her clients with modern tastes were requesting one or two period items of furniture per room.  We came across a brochure that had a sitting room illustrated in this manner and the George III mahogany bureau as a single item looked in keeping […]

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Demand Increases As 2016 Progresses

25.01.2016

The new mass mailing system is now operational, so newsletters and notifications of fairs can now resume.  It has certainly been a lengthy interval since the one last year.  As the year of 2015 progressed we noticed business improving with a strong demand for treen and an improving demand for good furniture, especially oak and […]

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BUSINESS MUCH MORE VIBRANT

31.03.2015

The winter months showed much more interest and sales gained with the recession now behind us and period furniture once again more fashionable.  Since the last blog we have exhibited at Shepton Mallet three times, Westpoint near Exeter once and a fair at Ardingly near Gatwick in January.   Many new sales were achieved, particularly […]

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IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS

29.10.2014

With Christmas less than two months away, many will be looking for ideas.  Whether it is a piece of treen such as a sycamore bowl, chess board, a tea caddy or knife box, we have a fine selection of items in stock and on the website suitable as gifts.  In the past, clients have treated […]

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Summer Good For Business

31.07.2014

Since the last blog in May we have exhibited at the Shepton Mallet Fair in our usual spot in Mendip One.  On display was our usual wide selection of furniture, pictures and treen.  Numerous sales were achieved including amongst the treen a long handled butter print and a few items of furniture found new homes […]

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Time Waits For No Man

21.05.2014

Time waits for no man and since the last blog at the beginning of March we have exhibited twice at the Shepton Mallet Fair and once at the Westpoint Fair, near Exeter.  A number of sales of treen were achieved including a burr birch salt and pepper flask and a well turned sycamore dish.  Amongst […]

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