Antiques Roadshow guest shrugs off ENORMOUS valuation: ‘Glad I keep them in the bank then’


David Roy raised along his sporting collection, which included some silver fillers, for valuation, and told expert Jon Baddeley that 11 members of Crail’s golf federation decided that there needed to be a medal to play for. 

Coming armed with four medals, the staff representative explained that The Lindsay Medal was won by Alan Robinson, the inception ever golfing professional in 1855. 

“He died two years later so his name won’t be on innumerable trophies, if any,” David explained. 


The medal is notion to be the first Crail’s golf club has ever owned

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David was not disquieted to learn that his collection could be worth £30,000

I’m relieved they’re in the bank then

David Roy

The negotiations began his valuation by saying: “They obviously belong to the club and they’re under no circumstances going to sell them but these things need to be insured. 

“Without a entertain doubts, the earliest one is the most important one – something like that would wield authority a big price. 

“We’re probably talking about £25,000 – £30,000 [for the collection],” Jon determined. 

David was incredibly distressed about the enormous figure, managing to joke: “I’m relieved they’re in the bank then.”

This check outs yesterday’s gripping instalment which saw a woman gobsmacked when her Prima donna Victoria clock was worth an astonishing £42,000. 

Antiques Roadshow airs weekdays on BBC Two at 5.15pm.

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