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Chinese vase found in shoebox in attic sells for £14m

It's always worth getting us to check what you've got in your loft... An 18th century Chinese vase left in a shoebox in an attic has sold for €16.2m (£14.3m) at an auction in Paris. The vase, which was stored for decades along with other items inherited by the French seller, fetched the highest price reached for a single item sold by auction house Sotheby's....

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Merry Christmas!

Since the summer we have been filling our charity pot with all of the small change that's found during property clearances. We will be donating the money to two deserving charities: Julia’s House – Dorset & Wiltshire Children’s Hospice https://www.juliashouse.org/ and The Neem Tree Trust – Supporting children in Tamil Nadu, South India http://www.neemtreetrust.org.uk/ The small change this year has totaled to.....

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Mission Impossible

We’ll get the job done safely and efficiently, whatever the challenge. We will even build you a temporary floor so your property can be cleared and then sold! We don’t like to be beaten by any challenge here.

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Car-boot sale diamond ring set to fetch £350k at auction!

A large, diamond ring is expected to fetch £350,000 at auction 30 years after its owner paid £10 for it at a car boot sale, thinking it was a costume jewel. The "exceptionally-sized" stone was presumed not to be real because 19th Century diamonds were not cut to show off their brilliance like......

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10% storage discount during April!

Did you know that alongside our house clearance and removals services, Ashton Mill offers storage solutions too? Spring cleaning? Downsizing? Office move? We can offer storage for just a few boxes right up to full property contents, starting from as little as £7.50 per week.....

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We're expanding!

The chaps are on their way East on the M4 to London. Our geographic area is growing to keep up with demand for our services. Now covering house clearances and probate valuations in Wiltshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset.

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Harrods chandeliers in Bath

Jon has been busy making sure not to have a ‘Del-boy’ moment with some Harrods chandeliers in Bath! Three of them coming up for sale soon....

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