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Southport - Antique Spot with John Nolan

The Antiques Man, is on the left Show and discuss your antiques. Get a free opinion and valuation on your antiques from the famous John C Nolan of Southport (www.theantiquesman.com)

Please include a photograph if possible of your antiques.

John Nolan theantiquesman for the past 47 years has built up an antique business with clientele that spreads across the globe which includes a U.S President, Film and Pop Stars, and famous musicians and politicians, 'A' list celebrities, sport personalities and thousands of people just like you and me. Nolan has supplied the interior design market as well as the antique trade for over 40 years. Brand Names like Macy's, Ralph Loren and Ruby Tuesday used Nolan for their visual effects within their stores. Get a FREE Antiques opinion today.

  1. Churchill's hat
    Started by theantiquesman 12/01/2017

    Does the two finger salute mean “Churchill has two hats”? Prime Minister Winston Churchill visited the City of Liverpool on 25th April 1941, Mr Churchill said “I need a hat to wave Victory to the people of Liverpool”. His secretary said “where is the one you had this morning.” He...

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    12/01/2017 06:13 PM
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  2. It was the turn of Drew Pritchard and his team on Salvage Hunters to visit Southport. John Nolan the antiquesman has attracted the TV show to Southport. This makes the 17th show to visit him. This time the show was filmed at Halsall To be aired in the new year

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    11/01/2017 03:02 PM
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  3. Hi John & Happy New Year ☺ I am looking for valuations on the cannon & weights below please. I am looking to sell & would like to avoid the Ebay / Gumtree route if possible. I can get Dimensions if required. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Sarah.

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    06/01/2017 07:48 PM
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  4. Happy new year
    Started by theantiquesman 31/12/2016

    Wishing you all a happy new year. Have a great 2017

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    31/12/2016 04:15 PM
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  5. Fiona Bruce antique fan club - Southport
    Started by theantiquesman 15/02/2012

    Fiona Bruce sees what the viewers of BBC Antique Road Show does not see. She is right most people bring along tat, pure tat. I see it every day in my side of the business. People believe if it was owned by someone else in their family and it is old, it must be antique and valuable.

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    27/12/2016 01:00 PM
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  6. Holy and Happy Christmas
    Started by theantiquesman 21/12/2016

    I wish you all, customers of the past, present and the future a very holy and happy Christmas. That includes all the viewers according to Qlocal viewing figures over 3,000,000 of them, on, "the antiques spot with the antiques man" Not forgetting all the people who signed the Black Book.. ...

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    21/12/2016 01:12 PM
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  7. Judith Dresner in my opinion probably the finest Liverpool artist Ranks with Arthur Dooley, Brian burgess and Tom Murphy. It is her work that should be in the Tate and winning the prizes this week...

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    08/12/2016 04:33 PM
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  8. Titanic memorabilia
    Started by theantiquesman 24/10/2016

    Titanic memorabilia - First the Titanic was not a boat it was a ship. Published:23/ 10//16 WILTSHIRE, England (NBC NEWS) An iron key that went to a locker on the Titanic has sold at auction for $104,000. £85,000 People do get carried away in auctions. It is called auction fever. The key...

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    24/10/2016 01:04 PM
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  9. medal ? please help
    Started by little_dave 08/10/2016

    Hi John Just wondering if you could tell me anything about this I found at the bottom of a mystery box at an auction. Many thanks Dave

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    08/10/2016 12:11 PM
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  10. Mancala boat.
    Started by whiplash 12/09/2016

    Just found one at my mums house.Sorry no pics,but can bring it to the shop if you think it is worth it.

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    16/09/2016 02:25 PM
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  11. Neil Newton - theantiquesman radio show
    Started by theantiquesman 13/07/2016

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic .com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRwGt_f J0n4-2qqe7o8gt99f-u-tigRqJR7U5 bhB295pqKjfrhJ radio show - Sandgrounder Radio - Neil Newton Starting to day 6th july 2016 at 9.00am and every Wednesday I will be on Sandgrounder Radio on the Neil Newton Show

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    06/09/2016 02:22 PM
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  12. Paragon China
    Started by JulieB 02/09/2016

    Hello John. Please can you give a rough estimate on the attached china, I don't think it's ever been used. If you think it's worth it I will bring it to your shop for a more accurate valuation. Many Thanks for your time. Julie

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    05/09/2016 04:37 PM
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  13. What is your favourite part of antique dealing
    Started by theantiquesman 02/11/2010

    I have just been asked this question My Answer :d When you buy an item in a house at 8pm and load it into the van on a night that the heavens have opened...fish and chips on the way back and arrive home after midnight. The next day you take the item 50 miles to the restorers. A month...

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    05/09/2016 04:29 PM
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  14. funny and interesting antique situations you find your self in.
    Started by antiqueman 30/10/2010

    starting Next week November 2010

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    05/09/2016 04:26 PM
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  15. medaille d'argent clock 1855
    Started by twinmum99 16/08/2016

    Looking for a valuation on this glass and brass clock please, all I know from its history is it came back from Belgium after the war with my grandfather, its been opened and the movement appers to be working but needs the pendulum attatching and a good clean Thanks

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    25/08/2016 06:27 PM
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  16. brush and mirror
    Started by little_dave 04/07/2016

    Hi just wondering if you could possibly tell me the value and age of these two items they were my grate nanas the brush look to be in good condition and the mirror just has one or two small dents and the glass looks grate think they a soil siver many thanks

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    10/07/2016 11:30 PM
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  17. England out of Europe, twice in a week.
    Started by BOOTLE BILL 29/06/2016

    28th June 2016 England a democratic country voted to come out of Europe and then England went out of the Euros Football tournament to the lowly seeded ,Iceland. David Cameron resigned as Prime minister and the opposition party, Labour,

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    29/06/2016 11:58 AM
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  18. Identify Pottery Vase
    Started by Broomhill 10/06/2016

    Hello John, I would be very grateful if you could tell me anything about a lovely pottery vase I came across. It appears to have crazing with signature on vase but no base mark. Thank you for your time, regards Deni

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    11/06/2016 12:07 PM
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  19. theantiquesman summer auction
    Started by BOOTLE BILL 25/05/2016

    summer auction. JULY 28th 2016 Items are rolling in at our Southport, Merseyside location for our annual summer auction. After last year's summer success, we are all so excited seeing the items rolling in. Remember you can always, JUST BUY NOW at the JUST BUY NOW PRICE. FAIR...

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    25/05/2016 06:09 PM
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  20. China
    Started by bambi275 19/03/2016

    Hi John, can you shed any light on these pieces, we have full dinner services, just want a valuation for insurance purposes

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    25/03/2016 02:40 PM
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  21. walking stick
    Started by tina100 12/03/2016

    can anyone tell me anything about this walking stick, i bought it at a charity shop some years ago but would like to know something about it's age and maybe where it may have been made. many thanks.. tina

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    13/03/2016 11:02 PM
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  22. Indian Silver tea-set
    Started by ClogDancer 27/01/2016

    Hi John, Please could you tell me whether this Indian Silver tea set has any value? (It was given to my grandmother's sister when she worked 'in service' during the early years of the 20thC) Sorry ... I haven't a clue how to post photos here: I've tried uploading from Photobucket, but...

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    27/01/2016 05:21 PM
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  23. happy christmas
    Started by theantiquesman 23/12/2015

    It has been a good year for the antique market and my shop. We completed our 13th television appearance this year. Antique Road Trip, Antique Road Show. and Cowboy Builders where among the programs. The famous Black Book is now on the second book, When in Southport why not call in and sign the...

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    23/12/2015 03:01 PM
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  24. BRIAN COLEMAN, my good friend Died today
    Started by theantiquesman 10/12/2015

    It is with sadness I type this post. My good friend and probably one of the most interesting characters ever to have become an antique dealer died today 8th December 2015. Brian, who in the 1970's, 1980's and 1990's was probably the largest source of antiques for the American Market in the...

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    10/12/2015 01:12 PM
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  25. Antiques Roadshow....Price Record Broken
    Started by theantiquesman 08/11/2015

    according to the BBC No it is not the deeds to the Liverpool Waterfront https://www.youtube.com/watch ?v=e8WufNuav9o

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    08/11/2015 03:54 PM
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  26. silver artifact id please.
    Started by bezzy3004 01/11/2015

    Hello John. Please could you give me some information and possible value on the following item. I think its a sugar bowl silver or silver plated it looks like any hallmarks have been rubbed or worn away which tells me as the item has feet it could be quite old, the engraving looks detailed too....

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    04/11/2015 05:27 PM
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  27. Vase identification please
    Started by bezzy3004 01/11/2015

    Hello, I appreciated you are very busy but would be grateful if you could give id and value on a vase i think its Satsuma but am unable to identify the mark. The vase is 20cm tall and 30cm circumference at the shoulder. Thank you in anticipation. Paul.

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    04/11/2015 05:19 PM
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  28. Howard sadly passed away on Saturday morning in hospital in Southport, surrounded by his family Born Ryton-on-Tyne in May 1946, Howard was discovered by Preston North End scouts and showed a maturity far beyond his years from day one.

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    26/10/2015 05:19 PM
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  29. Cowboy builders and botch jobs.
    Started by theantiquesman 10/10/2015

    You need to watch this show staring Laura Hamilton and Edward Robinson John Nolan’s antique shop in Portland Street Southport features again on the TV

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    12/10/2015 01:41 PM
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  30. Door Knocker
    Started by The Debster 07/10/2015

    Hi John please could you tell me if you have an old brass door knocker approx. 5.5 inch square (or round) at your shop? Thanks, Debs x

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    08/10/2015 09:03 PM
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  31. Two local glass soda syphons/seltzers
    Started by hettyketty 20/09/2015

    Hi John, I recently accured these two beautiful heavy glass soda syphons. Blue one.... Merchant & Co Southport Ltd 59 Shakespeare St. Southport, made in Bohemia. Transparent one... Nettleton & Woolley & Co Ltd Crystal Spring Table Water in silver lined syphons. Southport. British Syphon...

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    22/09/2015 01:46 PM
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  32. WADE China Tea Set
    Started by vinnyroxx 15/09/2015

    Hello, My mother passed away last year and i have a few items that i need to sell, i was wondering how much i should ask for this Tea Set.i have added attached photos thank you.

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    19/09/2015 08:38 PM
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  33. Sir Winston Churchill Hat.
    Started by theantiquesman 11/09/2015

    This in connection with Sir Winston Churchill Homburg Hat. John Nolan ‘The Antiques Man‘ has bought what could turn out to be the buy of the century and has asked Qlocal posters to help verify the story. Back in mid 1945 just after the end of WW11 Churchill visited Liverpool and visited what...

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    11/09/2015 11:20 AM
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  34. Chair and dinner set
    Started by fingal 24/08/2015

    Hi John Do you think either of these items have any value at all. Thanks in advance, Mike

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    26/08/2015 02:51 PM
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  35. Hi I wondered if you would be interested in this microscope which I believe dates from 1968. It comes complete with a wooden box although I think a few lenses may be missing. Also the inspection Certificate attached inside the box quotes serial number 270120 so does not relate to this...

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    18/08/2015 12:03 AM
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  36. antique dresden figurine
    Started by garybsykes 12/08/2015

    dated 1857, not sure of value but know what I paid for it 20 years ago. can anyone give me and idea of value? thanks Gary

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    15/08/2015 10:57 AM
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