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Royal Mint to Hold Ballot for Rare £100,000 George III Sovereign

The Royal Mint is to hold a ballot for a rare George III Sovereign, selling for a flat fee of £100,000. Struck in 1819, it is one of perhaps only ten such sovereigns known to exist, and will be made available through a ballot on the 12th July 2019. Ahead of the ballot, the sovereign will be on display in the Royal Mint Experience from 10th June 2019. The sovereign will be offered at a fixed...
Rare Bookseller Peter Harrington Launches World Literature Exhibition and Catalogue

CollectionsRare Bookseller Peter Harrington Launches World Literature Exhibition and Catalogue

Rare bookseller Peter Harrington has launched an exhibition and catalogue on the theme of World Literature, celebrating works which cross national and linguistic borders. The catalogue contains 197 rare books and items which highlight the historical importance of an internationally shared literary tradition, that is open to outside ideas, and connects disparate voices. “National literature is now a rather unmeaning term; the epoch of world literature is at hand, and everyone must strive to hasten...
Wallace Chan Presents Super-Strength Porcelain Jewellery at First Solo Show in London

CollectionsWallace Chan Presents Super-Strength Porcelain Jewellery at First Solo Show in London

Jewellery artist Wallace Chan, will be presenting his first solo show in London. The exhibition titled, SHAPESHIFTER: The Multiverse of Wallace Chan, will be open at Asia House on the 14th to the 17th of September 2019.  Twenty jewellery pieces created as part of Wallace Chan’s collection will feature as part of his latest groundbreaking innovation. His most recent jewellery innovation is a super-strength porcelain that is five times harder than steel, and ten titanium...
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