Here he gained a huge amount of experience working with some very interesting characters. Serrell played both cricket and for the school, prior to his attendance at, and graduation from, as a. From priceless eighteenth-century dining tables hidden away in decaying farm sheds to tattooed travellers with a penchant for Wedgewood china, professional auctioneer Philip Serrell has seen it all. His first job saw him cleaning out the cattle pens at the local livestock market working for the Worcestershire based firm Bentley Hobbs and Mitton. It was released digitally on independent record label Saga Entertainment and peaked at number 1 on the Amazon Rock Charts. Also, take a look at his net worth and daughter.
Enjoyable light read great for dipping into but perhaps lacks any real depth of character. I was able to visualise each situation as they came along, and some of the sayings Phil came out with Where there's a Will, there's a relative, for example were familiar to me, as various family members have said them to me. Both are available to buy at most good book shops, alternatively we stock both here at our saleroom and we will happily take orders via phone or email. Although Philip is hugely busy with the auctioneering business and television roles, he is always happy to help where possible. The Buyer also acknowledges that Philip Serrell may receive commission from the Seller in accordance with Condition 11 hereof. Since then the business has gone from strength to strength and now specialises in the sales and valuation of Royal Worcester Porcelain, with clients world wide. I've likened his previous book to the Gervais Phinn or the Mike Pannett of the antiques world except his books are not set in Yorkshire.
Philip Serrell with wife Briony Serrell A product of Philip Serrell and his wife Briony Serrell union is their only daughter Clementine Serrell. In the event of any dispute between Philip Serrell, the Seller and the Buyer concerning the sale of any Lot at an auction conducted by Philip Serrell, the matter shall be referred to a single arbitrator to be agreed upon by the parties or in default of agreement to be nominated by the President for the time being of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in accordance with the Arbitration Act 1950 or any statutory modification if re-enactment of it for the time being in force. From priceless eighteenth-century dining tables hidden away in decaying farm sheds to tattooed travellers with a penchant for Worcestor china, professional auctioneer Philip Serrell has seen it all. The second book 'Sold to the Man with the Tin Leg' carries on with his life story so far. The thrill of the hunt kept them on their toes as they assessed, sold but not always and toted up the proceeds of some amazing finds from deceased estates, owners in need of cash injections and some just wanting a change of lifestyle. His first job saw him cleaning out the cattle pens at the local livestock market working for the Worcestershire based firm Bentley Hobbs and Mitton.
Please note that any lots purchased via the-saleroom. In An Auctioneer's Lot he brings to life a world in which the most valuable antiques frequently turn up in the most unlikely places--and accompanied by the most unlikely people. Their stories are told with gentle humour. His daughter is already 33- year -old by age and is a personal trainer who once suffered from anorexia: an eating disorder back in 2012. The sometimes astonishing, always amusing situations that Serrell has found himself in as an apprentice auctioneer are portrayed in a really light, fresh written style here. Funny, startling and sometimes poignant, these stories of ordinary people with extraordinary possessions are also the perfect inspiration for anyone who's ever wondered whether they might just be sitting on a fortune.
Some interesting and funny tales. When the Selling is authorised by the true owner to sell the Lot, the Seller must name the owner and produce such written evidence of his authority as Philip Serrell may request. He is as competitive in auctioneering as he was in sports as a youth. About Philip Serrell Although Philip has now been an auctioneer for over 30 years, he actually started out life as a P. If Philip Serrell do not receive instructions from the Seller or if in the opinion of Philip Serrell such proposed course of action is not practicable for whatever reason then Philip Serrell shall be entitled to: 12. Some identifying marks on the inside cover, but this is minimal. In An Auctioneer's Lot he brings to life a world in which the most valuable antiques frequently turn Bookseller: , Greater London, United Kingdom.
She has now dedicated her life to helping others through awareness. If the Seller fails to remove the Lot he shall pay to Philip Serrell the Storage Charges. A change to a Reserve may also be agreed verbally as between Philip Serrell and the Seller, but in such case neither Philip Serrell not its employees or agents be liable for any neglect, default or failure to act in connection with any such verbal alteration, unless written confirmation is received by Philip Serrell prior to the commencement of the auction 6. I couldn't put it down! It seems that every two-bit celebrity wants to write their biography, usually when they have barely started life itself. The story of a Dickinson wannabe did not bode well. Where Philip Serrell agrees to collect any such goods, the risk in such goods remains with the Seller. How old is Philip Serrell? This has been running since 2002, with Philip being one of the 'original' experts.
Serrell illustrates that while a college education is very fine indeed, little can compare to practical experience in the real world. Notwithstanding that the Seller has not received the Sale Prices, he will transfer the title in the Lot to the Buyer in accordance with Condition 23. He is also a regular face on many antiques television programmes. Serrell's writing is an enjoyable pace and very touching. They have a daughter Clementine.
It was in fact even better than expected, with Philip's early adventures in the Worcester area bringing him into contact with a quite remarkable boss and mentor who showed him the ropes of his chosen profession. I enjoyed getting a sense of the countryside characters and their quirks. Of all the adventures, it's the Rat House which will have you looking into dark corners at night! He also writes a column in the Worcester News twice a week that also earns him some little revenue Wiki, bio, age. I am looking forward to the sequel - Sold to the man with the tin leg! I loved his stories, or 'Lots', and could hear his voice telling the stories as I read them. . He then continues with some amusing anecdotes taken from his life as an auctioneer. The book begins with farmstock sales and moves on to antique auctions, but you do not need to be interested in either to enjoy it.
Born on March 27 th, 1954 in Kidderminster in Worcestershire Philp Serrell is 64 years old and has seen and done it all. After a few years Philip was able to set up business on his own, establishing 'Philip Serrell Auctioneers and Valuers' in 1995. We learnt nothing of the characters in the book but the Lots were the central characters and wer Review: An Auctioneers Lot - Philip Serrell I approached this book with some trepidation. I whizzed through this book as it was made up of short chapters about different characters and their 'valuables' Each chapter different and quite entertaining. Synopsis From priceless eighteenth-century dining tables hidden away in decaying farm sheds to tattooed travellers with a penchant for Wedgewood china, professional auctioneer Philip Serrell has seen it all.
Philip Serrell Media Although Philip has now been an auctioneer for over 30 years, he actually started out life as a P. Philip Martin Serrell has outlived most of his experiences in his life. Philip is an avid collector, an antique expert dealing with rare artifacts and exquisite artwork from around the 16 th Century or part thereof. Written in a similar style to the James Herriot vet books although not quite as consistently funny, I did laugh lots at some of the stories. Provided that the Buyer shall have no right under this Condition if;- 27.