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Silurian added to Harrop’s Dr Who Collection

Silurian added to Harrop’s Dr Who Collection

  Robert Harrop’s Dr Who collection has received much praise from fans and collectors and the latest addition to the collection has been revealed – a Silurian from the 1970 episode ‘Doctor Who and the Silurians’. This is another great addition and will be very popular among Dr Who and […]

The James Tumblin Gone With the Wind Collection

The James Tumblin Gone With the Wind Collection

Heritage Auctions Entertainment auction on the 18th April and 19th April includes a treasure trove of memorabilia with a notable collection of Gone With the Wind items from the James Tumblin Collection. There are nearly 100 items from and related to the film including costumes, clothing, furniture and items, props, […]

Patton and Monty from Robert Harrop

Patton and Monty from Robert Harrop

General Patton as a Bull Terrier and Field Marshal Montgomery as a Bulldog are two excellent new timed limited editions from Robert Harrop. The two timed limited editions are both available until the 27th April and are priced at £55. General Patton has been sculpted by Mike Rogers. Field Marshal […]

Tranquil Canal Cruising from Tony Cartlidge

Tranquil Canal Cruising from Tony Cartlidge

Tranquil Canal Cruising is the latest design in Tony Cartlidge’s Canal Series and is a exclusive design for Stoke Art Pottery. The design is being produced in a Limited Edition of 10 and is priced at £225.00. Each vase is individually hand painted in Stoke by Tony Cartlidge so each […]

Marilyn Monroe Picture Post 24 April 1954

Marilyn Monroe Picture Post 24 April 1954

The Picture Post carried many pictures and features of Marilyn Monroe over the years including this classic Marilyn Monroe image in the April 24 1954 issue. In perfect condition the magazine has a value of up to £100 / $150. Most issues have minor flaws such as creases, rusted staples […]

Pete Waterman’s £1m model train collection goes on sale

Pete Waterman’s £1m model train collection goes on sale

Specialist auctioneers Dreweatts will conduct the sale of what are seen as the ‘Fabergé Eggs’ of the model locomotives world, including what Waterman argues is the finest model ever built, the Beyer Goods, valued at £100,000-120,000. The man who helped set pop guru Simon Cowell on the road to success […]

American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

American Pie lyrics sell for $1.2m

“IT IS AN AMERICAN DREAM. IT IS AN ALLEGORY. AND IT HAS BECOME AN ANTHEM.” – Don McLean The original manuscript of Don McLean’s American Pie has sold for $1.2m (£806,000) at Christies in New York on the 7th April. The lot included the  complete working manuscript for the song […]

Historical Staffordshire Pottery

Historical Staffordshire Pottery

It was at the beginning of the reign of Queen Victoria that the Staffordshire potters first produced their characteristic portrait pottery. The young Queen and her family inspired enough pottery models to suggest an important collection in themselves. Pictured right: c1840s Staffordshire figures of Queen Victoria and Albert on horseback. […]

Kitchenalia – What’s Cooking In The Kitchen?

Kitchenalia – What’s Cooking In The Kitchen?

Unlike other rooms, the kitchen is much more difficult to personalise. Kitchens, especially those in modern houses, tend to consist of rows of white metal appliances with wooden cupboards above. Pictured right: Carlton Ware Sheep Mint Sauce Boat Unlike kitchens found in older houses, or those used by our ancestors […]

Doll Postcards

Doll Postcards

Have you considered complementing your doll collection with picture postcards? There are thousands of designs available, and as they take up so little room, you won’t get guilt feelings each time you buy another. Picture postcards became popular in the 1890s, reaching their peak in the early 1900s, up to […]