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A ‘true gent’ donated this vintage 1950s wedding dress with a special note for its next owner

June 10, 2015 admin No comments

A ‘true gent’ donated this vintage 1950s wedding dress with a special note for its next owner Original 1950s Ivory Floral Wedding Dress Lace & Net Underskirt Peplum Size:S (Picture: Ebay) The hunt is on for a ‘true gent’ who donated this stunning 1950s lace wedding dress to a charity shop. The unknown man left a heartfelt note with the garment, wishing its next owner 56 years of happiness ‘like I did’. The vintage dress was donated to St Gemma’s Hospice in Garforth, Yorkshire, last week, but the note, which was pinned to the net underskirt, was not initially spotted. Read more →

Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus discovered in Essex living room

October 23, 2014 admin No comments

Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus discovered in Essex living room Gina Vince, a Junior Cataloger at Reeman Dansie, stands with the Egyptian coffin(Picture: ReemanDansieAuctions/BNPS) An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus has been discovered sitting in a living room in Essex. Experts from Reeman Dansie Auctioneers stumbled across the incredible find after asking to look around an elderly woman’s house when she moved to a nursing home. Rather than a few bits of jewellery, they found the 3,000-year-old coffin, which they believe was once the final resting place for a noblewoman. Mr Stacey, the valuer for Colchester-based auctioneer Reeman Dansie, was the first to find the sarcophagus. ‘The hairs went up on the back of my neck […] Read more →

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