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Thomas Gainsborough’s earliest known self-portrait to be sold at auction

Belfast Telegraph 31 Mar 2021
The earliest known self-portrait by 18th-century British painter Thomas Gainsborough is to be sold at auction ... The artwork is to be sold at auction at Cheffins in Cambridge, where it is expected to fetch more than £40,000 ... Sale at Cheffins in Cambridge on April 21.

Harvard professor ignites uproar over ‘comfort women’ claims

New York Post 08 Mar 2021
More On.. harvard university ... poll. Law firm’s alleged conflict in environmental case sparks student boycott ... JFK’s Harvard sweater auctioned for $85,000. CAMBRIDGE, Mass ... Cambridge University Press said a forthcoming book chapter by Ramseyer is “being revised by the author after consultation between the author and the editors of the book.” ... .

English house museum Kettle's Yard to sell donated collection to raise funds

The Art Newspaper 11 Feb 2021
Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery in Cambridge, UK, is to sell off a collection of 20th-century works of art left to the museum by local landscape architect John Ady in 2019. The collection of 29 works is hoped to raise around £35,000 for the gallery when it sells at Cheffins auction house in Cambridge on 25 February.

Whisk yourself away to better times with transport memorabilia

Moneyweek 29 Jan 2021
In October he sold part of his collection through Cambridge-based auction house Cheffins ... And yet, “despite their meteoric rise in popularity, illuminated signs can still be picked up at a good price at auction and we see many buyers coming to the sales looking to pick up a bargain”.“Upcycling” memorabilia.

Collectors mean a new lease of life for classic motorbikes

Moneyweek 08 Jan 2021
Cambridge-based auction house Cheffins saw a rise in the number of vintage bikes coming onto the market last summer as lockdowns ended and the sun came out ... “The lack of traditional live auctions has not deterred bidders at all.” ... Scottsdale in Arizona is a magnet for classic-car auctions in January and this year looks to be no different.

Top UK tractor seller bullish on prospects despite Brexit

Irish Independent 22 Dec 2020
When it comes to tractor auctions then one name stands out above all others in terms of size and throughput, and that is Cheffins of Cambridge ... Naturally ... ... In total the company sold over 4,500 tractors and plant items throughout the year at the monthly Cambridge Machinery auction, with sales to over 30 countries worldwide, amounting to £35m ... .

Sledge and flag used on Shackleton’s South Pole expedition to stay in the UK

Belfast Telegraph 16 Dec 2020
A sledge and flag used on explorer Ernest Shackleton’s famed attempt to reach the South Pole in the early 1900s will be put on show in London and Cambridge. The artefacts had earlier been sold at auction to an overseas buyer, leading to the British Government to impose an export ban on the artefacts due to their national importance.

Celebrity items raise nearly £150k for East Anglia's Children's Hospices

BBC News 08 Dec 2020
The East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) auction was the idea of comedian and actor, Griff Rhys Jones ... The online auction, which started on 27 November, raised £146,466 for the charity, which has The Duchess of Cambridge as its royal patron.

‘The Crown’ and the royals had a crossover through Oliva Colman and Kate Middleton

The News International 05 Dec 2020
... an almost real-life encounter with the Cambridges. According to a report by People, Colman had made a donation to an online auction that was sponsored by one of the charities backed by the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton—aiming to aid families in hospices.

The Crown's Olivia Colman and the Duchess of Cambridge had an interaction of sorts

Harpers Bazaar 05 Dec 2020
The Cambridges and The Crown just had a big crossover event. The lead star of the hit Netflix series, Olivia Colman, donated to an online auction sponsored by one of the Duchess of Cambridge's charities that helps families and children in hospices, People reports ... A photo of the donation can be seen on the auction's bidding website here.

Column: Talking tourism - a look at how travel, tourism affects the region

The Daily Jeff 01 Nov 2020
Each month this space will be devoted to a column written by Debbie Robinson, executive director of the Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors & Convention Bureau (VCB) ... A new scene this season, “Trooping the Colour,” features William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ... 21 Cambridge Main Street Basket Auction, Elks Lodge.

Metal-detecting teenagers find historical coins that sell for thousands

Metro UK 27 Oct 2020
A pair of metal-detecting teenagers separately dug up historic coins and both made thousands after the coins were auctioned off. Reece Pickering, 17, from Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, found a Saxon coin in a farmer’s field in Topcraft, Norfolk, that was auctioned for £4,000.

Cambridge Main Street events updates and cancellations

The Daily Jeff 16 Oct 2020
Cambridge Main Street To Fall in Love with Downtown Virtual/Live Basket Auction has been rescheduled due to COVID-19. Due to COVID cases moving Guernsey County into the red, Cambridge Main Street has rescheduled the Fall in Love with Downtown Basket Auction to Nov ... The live auction will take place begins at 6.30 p.m.

Cambridge Main Street to host fall events

The Daily Jeff 01 Oct 2020
Cambridge Main Street will be hosting a variety of fall events during the month of October. These events will include the annual fall festival, a basket auction, Brews and Brains on Main, Trick-or-Treat on Main and a Christmas pageant ... The Fall in Love with Downtown Virtual/Live Basket Auction can be attended in person or online on Oct.

Secret royal wedding – who are Beatrice and Edoardo?

Belfast Telegraph 17 Jul 2020
She is the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s granddaughter, Princess Eugenie’s older sister, and a cousin of the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex ... Beatrice is ninth in line to the throne, following the arrival of the Cambridge children and Archie Mountbatten-Windsor ... Beatrice after the Cambridges’ wedding (Roland Hoskins/PA).