Welcome to Hampshire Antiques Ltd in Vancouver, B.C.. We are now located on 1622 W. 75th Ave on the Mezzanine Floor in the Greenhawk Building. We are open by chance or appointment only from Tuesday to Saturday 11-4. We have another location in unit 124, Arbutus Shopping Center, which opens from Tuesday to Saturday 1-5.
We have a large stock of unusual and decorative antiques and paintings.. We also have furniture, mainly smaller items from $350 and up. Hanging on our walls are about a hundred old framed prints, watercolours and oil paintings in the $100 to $45,000 range.
We guarantee the authenticity of all the antiques we sell and they are all restored to perfect condition. Any piece that is restored is marked as such.
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Just Published! The Seattle Surprise
The Seattle Surprise is now available.
The long awaited third title in the Regency Antiques antique mystery novels series The Seattle Surprise has just been published. I am having some advance copies at the Arbutus Village Shopping Mall on Saturday, July 4. A regular book signing for the fall will be scheduled after everyone has returned from summer holidays
When a local artist, Septimus Odell, suddenly disappears after a hugely successful blockbuster exhibition it sets into action a trail of events which turns the art world on its head.
Four Star Rating for antiques mystery novel The Portland Payoff
“Author Robin Williams’ intelligence is evident on every page. It is clear he knows a lot about the world of antiques. It is his passion that makes this story come to life. Never before has the gritty world of antique shows been so accurately described. Every elbow thrown between seniors, every item smoothly stolen from table tops and every sound, smell, and sight are present. For anyone wondering if there really is any danger to collecting antiques, look no further than Portland Payoff.
Williams also has a keen ability to make every character, even the minor ones, feel real. When a pushy man trying to get information about someone’s whereabouts bullies a young woman, the reader can envision the fear on her face and can feel pity for her plight. Williams creates this emotional reaction in the reader with only a few sentences.”
–Andrew Keyser, Portland Book Review
This is the second novel in the series featuring dealers Frank Ball, Catherine and Colin from Regency Antiques in Vancouver.
This story has its roots in the late stages of WW2. The chance availablity of a valuable artifact surfacing in the United States leads Frank and Company into Oregon on a merry chase to buy it.
The Road to Reno is an antiques mystery novel set in Vancouver & Reno, Nevada, It features Catherine, Colin & Frank Ball of Regency Antiques.
‘Road to Reno Fun Read for Antiquers’
– Old Stuff Magazine.
‘Road to Reno reveals the competition, rivalries and jockeying for position that go on behind the scenes in the antiques world’
– Maine Antiques Digest.
‘It is a great read.’
– Arabella Magazine.
‘Robin Williams’ discernible knowledge of and passion for the art and antique industry shines through the detailed adventure he has created in The Road to Reno. Equally obvious is his love of mystery, providing the reader with a story layered with equal parts action and intrigue.’
– Rob Cowley. Joyner Waddington’s Canadian Fine Art.
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