May Bibury Visits!


Hello again! This Sunday May 5th sees us on show in Bibury from 10am, and our first coach of visitors is booked in for then too! Why not pop along and see what’s there for sale? I never know until the day! Exciting! See you there? Regards, Andy.

Modern picture of boats on an estuary, we sell antiques and collectables!
Amongst the antiques and collectables was this more recent picture of boats on an estuary.

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Change over time

Hello all. We’re back in Bibury this coming Sunday, May 5th. Opening as usual at 10am. This month however there are a few new stands, as some of our regular dealers are off to watch an equestrian event not far away. One of our new dealers is Graham, and here is a small selection of his silver he may well be bringing with him. Call in and see us to find out who else is new this month! There will also be pictures form a new dealer to us, as well as many of our regulars, so it does look like a good show again! Regards, Andy.

A selection of stock on Grahams stand.

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Watch out, we’re back soon!

Here’s a watch one of the dealers may well have for sale when the glass has been refitted and just checked for reasonable timekeeping. Many will know already, but for those that don’t, there’s a complicated history! Briefly, Wittnauer was a Swiss gent who emigrated to America, to work for a relative, and eventually made his own watches so good that they were in partnership with Longines. Sadly they closed in the 1990’s when they were bought by Swatch! A better link may be followed here….
https://www.timepiecechronicle.com/features/2015/5/20/losttotimewittnauer

If you’re nearby, call in and see us, we will be in The Village Hall, Bibury, between 10am and 4pm Sunday, May 5th. See you there? Regards, Andy.

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It’s Bibury this Sunday!

Hello folks! 

This Sunday, April 7th, we return to Bibury Village Hall. We open at 10am, and close at 4pm. This is our first fair of the year here, and I am really looking forward to it. I’ve been in the Hall today and it’s just a perfect venue for us, so it will be good to be back.

If you can spare the time, please pop in and say hi, our visitors book will be there again  and I do like it when people sign it, write where they are from, it’s great! 

Whilst it’s cold today, despite the sunshine, here’s a photo of The Swan Hotel, which serves excellent lunches, and I can also recommend the pizzas from The Catherine Wheel up the hill from here. The Village Hall is near the Church, which is worth a look around too. Hope you have a good day! 

Regards, Andy. 

The Swan Hotel at Bibury, Gloucestershire.
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About Time!

Hello all!

Some people have told me that “Its about time” Bibury Antiques Fair started, and we are back on April 7th, not long now!

Here’s a watch which may be there, a slightly different Swiss 17 Jewel watch, looks fun to me! It may still be getting a replacement glass and a little tidy up by a vintage watch repairer.

Pop along to The Village Hall in Bibury on Sunday 7th April, and see what you can find!

Regards, Andy.

bibury Watch Pic

 

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Dusters at the ready!

Hello!

We’re all getting ready for our first fair of the year in Bibury Village Hall, we will be there on the 7th April 2019! Opening at 10am, and closing at 4pm.

I’m not telling what’s going to be on show by the dealers,  but here are a couple of pieces of mine at a bi-annual fair at Hopcrofts Holt Hotel, near Banbury closed down last weekend. The top hat has gone to feature in a local play abut Dr. Doolittle, and indeed I was surprised to see a “push-me-pull-you” in someones kitchen today!

All the best, Andy!

holt march 2019

Sorry, there’s a sticking handle which really annoys me, but in haste I missed seeing it through the lense, now sorted and I can sleep again!

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What a difference a year makes!

Hello all!

What a difference a year makes indeed. This photo was taken around a year ago, just as some areas of the locality were cold and windy with a little snow, just a few hundred yards further on the snow had drifted quite deep, causing a few areas of chaos! As a result we cancelled our 2018 March event, and were hesitant about it this year too! 

We return to Bibury with renewed vigour, on April 7th 2019. See you there?

Here is Arlington Row in the snow, a frozen carp at the bottom of a garden, and a gnome off to ski school! Regards, Andy.

 

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