Collecting News

The Charlotte Rhead Auction

The Charlotte Rhead Auction

A collection of 250 pieces of Charlotte Rhead pottery will be going under the hammer at Charles Ross Auctioneers on the 5th September. The single owner collection is being presented as the Charlotte Rhead Auction and features plaques, chargers, bowls and under vases designed by Charlotte Rhead for Crown Ducal, Burgess […]

The Steve Bonney Dinky Collection at Vectis

The Steve Bonney Dinky Collection at Vectis

On September 6th Vectis Auction will be presenting one of the finest Dinky Toy Collections to be sold in recent years. The owner, Steve Bonney has been collecting fine Dinky for over 30 years, and the auction will consist of over 700 lots of British Dinky cars, commercials, buses and […]

Cath Kidston and Disney’s Peter Pan

Cath Kidston and Disney’s Peter Pan

Cath Kidston’s successful collaboration with Disney has its fourth instalment with a range based on Peter Pan set for release on the 22nd September. The previous Cath Kidston Disney collections featured Winnie the Pooh, Minnie and Mickey and 101 Dalmatians have all received favourable reviews and sales, with considerable interest […]

Corgi Limited Edition Routemaster and Mini to Celebrate Queen’s 70th Wedding Anniversary

Corgi Limited Edition Routemaster and Mini to Celebrate Queen’s 70th Wedding Anniversary

To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the wedding of HM Queen Elizabeth II & HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Corgi has produced a die-cast Classic Routemaster and Mini in unique commemorative liveries. 70th Anniversary of The Royal Wedding Classic Mini – Scale 1:36 Length 85mm 70th Anniversary of The Royal […]

Wade International Whimsie Day Doleful Dan and Cheeful Charlie

Wade International Whimsie Day Doleful Dan and Cheeful Charlie

19th July has become known as the Wade Whimsie Day as it celebrates the day in 1891 when Sir George Wade was born in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent. This is the fifth Wade International Whimsie Day and to mark the day a pair of Wade Whimsies – Doleful Dan and Cheeful Charlie […]

Lladro’s African Savannah

Lladro’s African Savannah

Now and again you see a piece and say Wow! Lladro’s new edition African Savannah is one of these. Sculpted by Ernest Massuet the piece measures over one metre long  and features a female elephant leading a herd over the Savannah in search of water. The African Savannah piece will be out […]

New James Bond Corgi including 50th anniversary You Only Live Twice Gyrocopter

New James Bond Corgi including 50th anniversary You Only Live Twice Gyrocopter

Corgi will be releasing 6 new James Bond models in July and August including the 50th anniversary You Only Live Twice Gyrocopter ‘Little Nellie’. Q delivers the film’s signature gadget to Bond (Sean Connery) in southern Japan where he takes it in search of Blofeld’s rocket base. When four SPECTRE helicopters swoop to […]

Star Wars Jawa Palitoy Record at Vectis

Star Wars Jawa Palitoy Record at Vectis

A Palitoy Star Wars Vinyl Cape Jawa vintage 3 3/4″ figure on card sold for a record breaking £18,000 at Vectis auctions Star Wars 40th Anniversary Sale on the 25th May. Palitoy Star Wars Vinyl Cape Jawa vintage 3 3/4″ figure, Near Mint to Mint, (slight discolouration at base of […]

Lladro’s Cherub of Love

Lladro’s Cherub of Love

Lladro’s latest limited edition is the Cherub of Love and is an exclusive to lladro.com and Lladró Boutiques. The figure is designed by Ernest Massuet and is being created in a limited edition of 1500. The Cherub of Love measures 36 x 28 cm. The story goes that every time a bell rings, […]

Swarovski Star Wars Darth Vader Limited Edition

Swarovski Star Wars Darth Vader Limited Edition

Swarovski’s latest limited edition is the very impressive Star Wars Darth Vader. The Swarovski Star Wars Darth Vader is being produced in a limited edition of just 300 but each one will be made to order and comes with a certificate of authenticity. The piece measures 27.5 x 14 x 10 […]