The London office of Sotheby’s, the world-famous auction house..
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Readers who follow The Antiques Road Show on BBC Entertainment are intrigued by amazing stories of artwork, silver or pottery that have been hiding in a dusty attic, neglected and tarnished.Most of us in Israel don’t have an attic in which to store family heirlooms, and as we get older and downsize we tend to de-clutter. But those who have had a taste of auction or garage sales and flea markets in the old country can never quite resist the excitement of the bid, rummaging through the stalls in a noisy crowded street or climbing up a ladder to the top shelf of an old book shop.
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