Collectors Auctions

Raimu is proving to be an exciting journey. What I initially envisaged for the direction of the venture to follow has already diversified within just a few months of trading. My first platform was to buy from japan and sell via the internet. There was nothing adventurous about this, so I decided to implement my […]

Japan – Hunting Trip Nov 2019

I’ve just returned from my last buying trip of 2019. Earlier this year I visited a number of auctions to acquire tansu. This trip my focus was on smaller items such as bronzes, ironware sword and gun chests.I was able to procure some really nice items including a couple of religious artefacts one of which […]

First Raimu UK Auction

Our very first online auction was a success. I would like to thank everyone that took the time to bid against the items listed. There were really some great savings as items sold well below market value.  Auctions are a risk for me as I sell the items sometimes below my trade prices making only […]

Japan – The Venture Begins!

May 2019 I’ve just returned from my first buying trip to Japan where I visited a number of trade auctions. I was able to secure enough items to fill my first container full of antiques. Delivery is expected towards the end of June where the majority of pieces will undergo some form of restoration and […]