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ANTIQUES, ART & AUCTIONS
Love is the Drug at M Jewellers February is a busy month at M Jewellers, Eastbournes premier dealers in fine quality, new, antique and secondhand jewellery and silverware,due to matters of the heart. New stock has arrived for Valentines Day and as spring approaches interest in engagement and wedding rings has increased dramatically. Another area of the business that is booming is in the repairs of jewellery, silver, watches and clocks. So from a simple resizing to full restorations, M Jewellers will take great care in repairing your most treasured possessions. Bespoke commissions are also at an all time high. Owner Michael Kearton says “This reflects the trend for people looking for unique pieces of jewellery, and what better way than designing your own”. M Jewellers can make something from scratch or use jewellery you already have. “The beauty of this is that if you have inherited something but you aren't wearing it you can retain the sentimental value while having a beautiful piece of jewellery to enjoy”. With its incredible stock and unparalleled customer service you should visit and see why M Jewellers is the only place to go for those special moments in life. For further information call Michael on 01323 430304 or call into the shop at 121 South Street (near the War Memorial), Eastbourne, East Sussex.
First London Wine Auction Of The Year Offers 60 Years Of Claret From 1945-2005 At Bonhams Following a highly successful 2008 with sales up 35%, Bonhams are increasing the number of Fine & Rare Wine sales at New Bond Street to seven in 2009. The first major London Fine Wine sale of the year will take place on 3rd February and includes a superb range of clarets from 1945 to 2005 This features such rare gems as La Tour Haut-Brion 1945, while the range from Château Lafite Rothschild includes a dozen 1955, 3 dozen 1982, 9 double-magnums of 1994 and 2 dozen 1996. Amongst many other choice lots there are 4 dozen Cos d'Estournel 1982, 2 cases each of Chateau Margaux 1983 and 1996, 2 dozen Cheval Blanc 1990 and 4 cases of Clos Fourtet 2005. >From Sauternes there are 12 vintages of Château d'Yquem, including a complete dozen of 1924 and also a case of Climens from the legendary 1947 vintage. Burgundy includes complete cases of Romanée St Vivant
1970 and Echézeaux 1971 from Romanée Conti as well as Romanée Conti itself, La Tâche and Echézeaux from 1983. Five consecutive vintages (1998-2002) of Chambolle Musigny Les Amoureuses from de Vogüé are also offered in a single lot. Leading a great list from the Rhone are 6 magnums of Hermitage La Chapelle 1978 while Alsatian wines feature Hugel’s Vendange Tardive from the exceptional 1976 vintage. Additionally there are many everyday drinking wines in the £8-10 category, not only from France but also Italy and Australia, which offer particularly good value in view of the current weakness of the pound. 33
February 2009 issue.