ANTIQUES Highway Journey star Tim Madehurst was taken hostage as his high decide was ridiculed by each auctioneer and fellow knowledgeable Izzy Balmer.
It was after he suffered a loss on an merchandise that he identified as making a revenue within the public sale room, which introduced amusing to his co-star’s face.
The merchandise in query was an uncommon strolling stick—constituted of a Brussels sprout stalk.
As he ready to have a look at his £18 merchandise beneath the hammer, Tim confidently informed Izzy: “You’ll be able to’t have Christmas dinner with out Brussels sprouts.
“So this cane jogs my memory of Christmas.”
However issues instantly went mistaken because the auctioneer positioned a bid of £10.
With a smile on his face, as no different bids got here, the auctioneer stated: “Okay, that is it – it is caught at £10. No extra bids…”
Watching the motion on a pill, Tim requested: “Why is he smiling? He is laughing at me!”
Unable to manage himself, Izzy joined in and stated: “I cherished the auctioneer’s little smile.”
Tim joked: “He smiled as a result of he knew whoever purchased it was dropping cash.”
Final month, an version of the BBC present knowledgeable Steven Moore hit again after promoting a small vase for twice the value he paid for it.
Steven was joined by fellow specialist Angus Ashworth as he traveled to North Dundee in Scotland for the ultimate leg of his journey.
Whereas there, the knowledgeable managed to nab a small snowdrop vase for himself, which he had purchased for £25 at an vintage store.
The merchandise later went up for public sale, and Steven was thrilled when bidding started at £35.
The valuable vase ultimately bought for £50 – twice the value the specialist paid for it.
Antiques Highway Journey is accessible to look at on BBC iPlayer,
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