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Château Figeac vintage wines at Christies

Château Figeac vintage wines at Christies

On March the 16th Christie’s wine department will have on offer a superb selection of vintages direct from the cellars of Château Figeac. The vintages date back many decades and include many extremely rare large formats. Highlights from the sale include a rare jeroboam of 1949 estimate £3,000-5,000, three bottles of […]

Scalextric The R.A.H Steward Collection at Vectis

Scalextric The R.A.H Steward Collection at Vectis

Vectis will be offering the R.A.H Steward Collection of early Scalextric (including tinplate) pieces on the 16th February. The sale includes over 30 Scalex models including keyless, clockwork examples which work in a similar way to friction drive toys. A number of early Startex, tinplate and plastic examples are to be […]

Alice in Wonderland Collections Goes Under the Hammer at Mallams

Alice in Wonderland Collections Goes Under the Hammer at Mallams

  The Alice in Wonderland collection we reported on previously sold at auction today at Mallams, Oxford. The collection, one of the largest ever put together and sold, was the result of a 25-year collecting odyssey by the late Thomas Schuster and his wife Greta. The collection consisted of some […]

Alice in Wonderland Collection at Mallams

Alice in Wonderland Collection at Mallams

We love Alice in Wonderland at WCN and this amazing collection of books and collectables is up for auction on the 8th February at Mallams, Oxford. A first edition Alice in Wonderland is still the holy grail for children’s books collectors. I am sure one will crop at a car […]

Two Bonzo bisque jars with removable heads, German 1920’s, the seated Bonzo’s, painted in orange and with moulded and painted features, the string pull jar with hole to mouth, the other winking with moulded black top hat and moulded suit collar, tallest 6” (15cm) tall

Bonzo the Dog Toys & Collectables at C & T Auctioneers

An excellent collection of Bonzo the Dog Toys and Bonzo the Dog Collectables will be sold at C & T Auctioneers on the 16th November at their Fine Dolls, Teddy Bears and Juvenalia sale. The collection includes fine examples of Bonzo Chad Valley toys as well as Bonzo perfume bottles, Bonzo bisque dolls […]

Observer's Book of Common Fungi

Unique Auctions to see Largest Ever Collection of Observer Books

COLLECTION OF 2100 OBSERVER BOOKS TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER ON 6 TH NOVEMBER IN LINCOLN Unique Auctions of Lincoln are delighted to announce that their inaugural auction in their new purpose-built premises will feature this collection as a main item. This is probably the most significant collection of these […]

Matchbox Early Lesney Toys British Road Service Prime Mover Ballast

Ex Matchbox Employee Collection and Yesteryear at Vectis

Specialist Matchbox Sale to include The David Saffery Yesteryear Collection Part 1 and Ex Matchbox Employees Collection Part 1 The Specialist Matchbox sale to be held on the 23rd September starts with the Ex Matchbox Employees Collection Part 1, which includes Early Moko Lesney toys, pre-production models, Regular Wheels and […]

The Charles M. Conlon Photographic Archive sells for $1.7 million

The Charles M. Conlon Photographic Archive sells for $1.7 million

Legendary baseball photographer Charles M Conlon’s photographic archive of over 7,000 images has sold for $1.7m at Heritage Auctions Sports Collectibles Platinum Auction on August 27th and 28th. Between 1904 and 1942, there was no more skilled or dedicated biographer of the United States national pastime than Conlon, whose work serves as the primary visual […]

Star Trek 50th Anniversary Auction

Star Trek 50th Anniversary Auction

Propworx Star Trek 50th Anniversary Auction on 10th September features a collection of original Star Trek memorabilia including props, costumes, set decoration, production artwork, and crew gifts spanning 50 years of television and film. The auction takes place on the Liveauctioneers platform. Items include: Star Trek Tos Hero Spock Radiation Helmet Star […]

WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters at Unique Auctions

WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters at Unique Auctions

A  collection of 11 unusual and rare WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters will be of interest to collectors at Unique Auctionsof Lincoln Antiques & Collectors auction on the 27th and 28th August. The collection of WWII British and Nazi Propaganda Posters includes: YOU and the RAF can smash Germany Maybe […]