“Bares for Rares”: That is why Velten-Tönnies, a trader, was so silent at the beginning

Elke Velten-Tönnies had her first appearance in the successful ZDF format “Bares for Rares” on May 27, 2016. Since then she has been haggling regularly with her colleagues for jewelry and antiques. Unlike Walter Lehnertz, Wolfgang Pauritsch or Fabian Kahl, she is less in the public eye apart from the junk show. has specialized. She learned to be a chemical laboratory technician, and she slipped into her calling in 1984 through her husband Helmut Tönnies, who was already working in the industry. The couple married in 2011 after 27 years together. That is why the retailer was so silent at first. The 67-year-old jewelry dealer gave few interviews. At the beginning of September she spoke to the Bonner Generalanzeiger, among other things, about how her TV career began. “A director of the show approached me in my shop in 2016, asking if I was interested in applying. I was surprised, but I really wanted to.” A television team took a portrait of her in the shop and that convinced the broadcasters. Before her first appearance, she was a little excited, “but Waldi [Walter Lehnertz, Anm. d. Red.] and Wolfgang [Wolfgang Pauritsch, Anm. d. Red.] helped me a lot at the beginning. “Nevertheless, after the second week she already thought that was it, she told the” Week of the Woman “: At first she didn’t really know what to do at the dealer counter. Don’t talk confused It said. “It was difficult for me on the show because I burned this rule into my brain. That’s why I was very silent at first. “After four years she is now an old hand, but does not see herself as a TV star. After all, she only does what she does in her shop every day in front of the cameras Rares “filmed Like all other dealers and experts, Velten only shoots for” Bares für Rares “around 35 days a year, in blocks. Nevertheless, she would have more work than before thanks to the TV commitment. But it pays off:” I have more customers as previously. So it was more than worth it and I’ve never regretted it. “One of the most expensive pieces that Velten has acquired on the show so far is an antique ring set with emeralds and diamonds, for which 11,000 euros were sold The expert Heide Rezepa-Zabel had estimated it in advance at 3,500 to 4,000 euros. But the dealer does not only buy jewelry. In 2017, she acquired a “Soipfeblaatere-Mobil” (soap bubble mobile) from a Swiss iron artist, like her on her Facebook page wrote, “should invite you to laugh and linger.” Even if she hoped at the time that the machine would still light up many children’s eyes – so far she has not found a buyer for this unusual piece. Other of her “Bares für Rares” purchases have been presented she will be in her own gallery in 2019. And if she doesn’t act, Elke Velten-Tönnies spends time with her daughter and grandson, because even if she is surrounded by treasures every day, true luxury, like that she said to the “Week of Women”, for her, “if my husband had a little more time for me.” This article appeared first on TVSpielfilm.deMore “Bares für Rares” Amazon or no Amazon? That was the question on Wednesday at “Bares for Rares” – but ultimately not relevant. A hot bidding contest broke out for the naked woman on a horse: “There is actually no price for such a job!”: This erotic bronze was highly coveted in “Bares für Rares” one or the other junk surprise. In the episode on Tuesday, however, there was an absolute highlight: PUSH – Horst-Lichter-Show – Lost masterpiece after 30 years in “Bares für Rares” appeared