Browse-a-While Limited started trading on the 1st April 2012 and is run and managed by Nick and Sarah Lakin. The company trades as Browse-a-while Antiques & Collectables.
Nick has over 30 years of experience in buying, selling and valuing Antiques & Collectables.
Nick originally started collecting Cigarette Cards and Postcards as a young boy in the 1970’s and know currently has over 10.000 cigarette cards in his collection.
Over the years Nick & Sarah have also collected other items including fine china, pottery, toys, furniture, jewellery and ephemera.
In the 1990’s having enjoyed many years of collecting, researching and learning about Antiques & Collectables Nick began to sell antiques and collectable items part time as sole trader. In 2009 an opportunity arose that enabled Nick to change career and work full time as an antiques and collectables trader.
The business has now grown and as well as buying and selling Antiques & Collectables we assist cleints who need estates or a property clearing and through our close ties with William George Auctions we hold regular and very popular timed on-line auctions.
The purpose of Browse-a-while Limited is to assist you, our clients, to buy, source, collect and sell your Antiques & Collectable items.
If you are selling your item we pay the best prices, offer the best rates for auction fees and very competitive clearance fees.
What sets us apart from the rest is our flexibility and willingness to work with our cleints to acheive the best outcome for them.
We provide FREE initial valuations and guidance to clients wishing to sell items or when they need to discover exactly what they have.
We have access to experts around the world who are resident at major auction houses and museums and we subscribe to up to date research facilities. This enables us to find the current market value of items you may have.
We buy the whole of or parts of clients collections; we carryout full or part estate or property clearances; we buy stock clearance items and assist you in the probate process.
We always provide good quality items at affordable prices.
If you are trying to source a particular item and don't see it on our web site then give Browse-a-While Limited a call and we will assist you in finding the item.
Browse-a-While Limited is based in the West Midlands and supplies goods to the UK, Europe, North America and the Rest of the World.
We trade on line, at local and national fairs and have a database of over 3000 clients who buy items from us.
We do not have a high street shop but we do from time to time exhibit items in antiques centres.
Our opening times are from 8am to 8pm seven days a week.
Call us on 01785 747325 to find out more about our Free valuation service or to find out more about Browse-a-while Limited