Young Guns Blog

The 5 reasons why I love auctions as a young professional

I believe there is something unique and special about the auction industry. Perhaps it is the long-standing tradition of buying and selling goods or services by offering them up for auction, taking bids, and then selling the item to the winner ...

 

Young Guns at Salvo 2017

Young Guns are thrilled to have teamed up with Salvo Fair once again to offer one lucky AYG member the chance to win a free pitch at this year's June 2017 Fair. As an unmissable date in the Fair calendar, we know this prize is going to be hotly contested by all our members.

 

Style Up Bath

3-5 March 2017 As part of ‘Style Up Bath’ Edd Thomas will be leading a local group around this year’s fabulous Bath Decorative Antiques Fair and Bath Vintage & Antiques Market looking at ways to incorporate antiques into our modern eclectic homes. The event will take place on Sunday 5th March ...

 

An AYG Member Spotlight

It’s no exaggeration to say that each of our AYG members has an amazing story to tell. As young professionals thriving in the ever-shifting sands of the modern antiques world, it is their passion and commitment that marks them out as the future leaders and tastemakers of the industry.

 

Macallan Whisky Valuations

Macallan whisky is now reaching record prices at auction with some bottles selling in excess of £10,000. My new guide provide you with information about what to look for, how to date bottles and contact details for a free valuation.

 

AYG IN LOVE

AYG are proud to announce that they have teamed up with the world-renown Grays Antiques Centre in Mayfair, London this Valentines period to offer 7 showcases chocked full of carefully chosen vintage and antique gifts.

 

A Very Young Gun Christmas Party

A big thank you to everyone who joined us for the AYG Christmas Drinks at the famous Churchill Arms on Kensingon Church Street. Shrouded in 90 sparkling Christmas trees on the outside and crammed with tons of Churchill related memorabilia on the inside, the venue was certainly a fitting venue. A special shout out needs to go to Nikki Whittaker and Sara Morel for helping organise this fabulous event and it is safe to say you are both definitely on Santa’s ‘nice’ list this year!

 

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.