Category Archives: Natural Born Dealers

Collector’s Corner: The World’s Fascination With Toby Jugs

On “Natural Born Dealers”, contestants compete over one week to resell items bought at auction for the most profit. The team that makes the most from their auction items wins the sum of the both teams, the original amounts, and all profits made during the week.

In episode two, the last items to be sold by Tony and David include a set of Royal Doulton Toby Jugs. The jugs are sold to the daughters of a friend, who is an avid Toby Jug collector.  The Jugs featured include a Fireman with a hose handle and a London ‘Bobby’ policeman with his whistle and Big Ben as the Jug handle. They end up selling the two items for close to $200.00 (converted from British Pounds). Natural Born Dealers S1E2_19

We took a trip in the Midwest  to see what this Toby Jug/Mug business is all about. Along the way we encountered some lush examples of arts and craft to share. Individuals can gain some valuable history and see unique editions and prototypes of the whimsical items called Tobys.

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Top 10 Most Expensive Items Sold At Auction

Natural Born Dealers is the fun auction show on Vibrant TV where each episode follows buyers and sellers in UK auction houses. So what are some of the most valued auctions ever? We’ve compiled for you here 10 of the most expensive auction pieces by category.

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