Trading History

Trading History

Available on UKTV Play
This documentary series delves deeper into the history of items selling at auction. Artefacts and collectable pieces are valuable because of their unique past, making them desirable to wealthy private collectors, museums and public archives. With some lots fetching bids into the millions, this series explores the story behind these objects of intrigue, tracking down their genealogical ownership. Sellers, buyers and auctioneers reveal connections to the article in question. A variety of items are investigated including baby photos of Queen Elizabeth II, antique eyewear and a WWI tank mask.