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Summer 2019

12.07.2019

We have given the title, Summer, in anticipation of some extended sunshine, which is much needed after all the rain.  We do apologise for clients calling to see us at the Builth Wells Fair, 4th.-5th. May, as we had to cancel two days before due to illness, but we have recovered and all is now […]

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Spring 2019

23.05.2019

The end of last year was busy, especially the run up to Christmas, when we received a record amount of e-mails from clients in the UK and abroad, wishing to purchase treen for the Christmas period. Fairs last year were good to satisfactory and we met several clients that we had not seen for some […]

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Christmas Newsletter

28.11.2018

As another year draws to a close, it is time to put pen to paper for our Christmas Newsletter.  We have exhibited at fairs eighteen times this year, at Builth Wells, Ardingly, Westpoint in Exeter, Shepton Mallet and Harrogate.  The latter in October was very well attended with many new clients making purchases.  Do visit […]

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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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