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How to restore your collector's car ?

You are still hesitating over buying at auction either a racing or a vintage car to restore it ? Reims Classic Auto has the solution ! This classic motor cars restoration workshop designs the complete refurbishment of prestige old or modern vehicles.More

How to make industrial furniture go well with your interior decoration ?

You have to go back in time and to cross the Atlantic Ocean to tell the beginning of the industrial style : it draws its sources from the fordism and the mechanics production from the 30's in the United States. Furniture created at this time is then made on a production line, with solidity as a main feature. Raw materials (especially metal and wood), simple lines, functional structures, the industrial style is an echo to the workplace. More

How to sell at auction in France?

You need to get rid of your old things stuck in the attic for so long and you would like to sell them at a good price but you have no idea what they are worth. The best is yet to sell them at auction to get the fair price. With their serious law and cultural skills, the auctioneers that lead this type of sale will be able to bring you precise answers as they can estimate and sell everything.More

How to buy vinyl records?

With the growing presence of streaming music through the internet, a surprising trend is happening. Indeed, vinyl records are coming back from the past with an impressive boom those last 5 years when records’ sales have been tripled according to SNEP* : we went from 988.000 to almost 1,7 million sold records. The trend is also younger as 48% of the sales are made by buyers under 30. To measure up this trend, here are advice to buy a good vinyl record and where to buy it.More

How to clean and keep your Hermès Kelly bag in good condition?

The iconic Kelly bag owes its reputation to a little anecdote. In 1956, as Grace Kelly is leaving the airport, she tries to hide with her bag her belly growing up from the paparazzis. At this very moment, rumours on her first pregnancy turn to be true and the famous bag becomes a star. Created by the house Hermès in 1935, this bag drew its inspiration from the model « Haut à courroies » invented for horse riders to put their saddle and boots in. Women costumers who order the bag call it under the name of « Kelly bag ». Hermès decides then to rename it this way in 1977.More

How to store your wine?

During one of our last bidtalks, we explained how to buy the best wine at auction. You have then either decided to buy a bottles' sample similar to the whole french regions, to create a balanced cellar between Bordeaux, Bourgognes, Côtes du Rhone, and Vallée de la Loire. Or, on the contrary, you have chosen very different grape varieties like wines from Alsace, Languedoc, or the Mediterranean basin. More