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The 2014 Annual Swarovski Collectors Society Ornament

The 2014 Annual Swarovski Collectors Society Ornament

Every year we eagerly await what Swarovski will have to offer for their seasonal Christmas collection. This sophisticated snowflake ornament sparkles beautifully in Crystal Golden Shadow. It comes with a silver-tone metal tag showing the year of issue and hangs on a brown satin ribbon. For more details visit Swarovski […]

Royals, Romantics And Rubiks – Dolls of The 1980s

Royals, Romantics And Rubiks – Dolls of The 1980s

Royals, Romantics And Rubiks – Dolls of The 1980s by Sue Brewer The tragic murder of John Lennon outside his New York apartment in December 1980 was a huge blow to the world of popular music. His wife, Yoko Ono, watched in horror as Mark Chapman fired the fatal shots. […]

Psychedelic, Platforms And Patriotism – Dolls in The 1970s

Psychedelic, Platforms And Patriotism – Dolls in The 1970s

This was a fun era; nowadays, people look back and cruelly refer to it as the decade which taste forgot – but at the time, we didn’t realise we were living in a cultural wasteland!   The seventies was a colourful decade which still incorporated the sixties swirling psychedelic patterns. […]

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Cowardly Lion Costume Purrs its way to auction

Cowardly Lion Costume Purrs its way to auction

It is 75 years since the Wizard of Oz started to wow the generations and the film and merchandise to continue to attract collectors old and new. For collectors the Bonham’s TCM Presents … There’s No Place Like Hollywood auction on November 24th in New York has some of the […]

Dashing through the Snow with Swarovski’s Reindeer Mo

Dashing through the Snow with Swarovski’s Reindeer Mo

  Swarovksi’s latest limited edition Mo, Reindeer Mo is one of our favourites. We love the idea of a reindeer cow. Should be a popular addition to lots of collectors Christmas list. Reindeer Mo is priced at £49/$70. Mo reappears this season as one of Santa’s reindeers! Sparkling in brown crystal […]

Robert Harrop’s Winter Wonderland

Robert Harrop’s Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland the latest Xmas edition from Robert Harrop will certainly start to get collectors in the Christmas Spirit. What can be better than an Old English Sheepdog dressed as Father Christmas (Santa Claus for our American friends). This Father Christmas is a friend to the animals and is seen […]

Half Dolls

Half Dolls

  They have a variety of names – pincushion dolls, tea-cosie dolls and dresser dolls… and there are those also known as ‘tops’, ‘pin heads’ or ‘whisk-broom’ dolls. Generally they are referred to as Half Dolls… but whatever name may be dubbed, they all have one thing in common. Pictured […]

Iconic “As Time Goes By” Piano from Casablanca

Iconic “As Time Goes By” Piano from Casablanca

Bonham’s TCM Presents … There’s No Place Like Hollywood auction on November 24th in New York is going to be the entertainment memorabilia event of the year. The sale includes many headline items but one the highlights for us is the Piano from Casablanca on which Sam Plays “As Time Goes By”. […]

The Who Memorabilia inc Keith Moon’s Drum Kit To Go Under The Hammer At Bonhams

The Who Memorabilia inc Keith Moon’s Drum Kit To Go Under The Hammer At Bonhams

An important piece of rock and roll history is to be offered at Bonhams this December. One of Keith Moon’s earliest drum kits, a 1964 Ludwig Super Classic, carries an estimate of £15,000-20,000 and is a highlight of the forthcoming Entertainment Memorabilia Sale to be held on December 10th in […]

The Who at 50 – Records & Collectables

The Who at 50 – Records & Collectables

The Who celebrate 50 years of rock in 2014 and we take a look at their history, impact and most importantly for us their collectables. The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964. Their best known line-up consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, bassist […]