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Muriel Spark, Her Novels and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Muriel Spark, Her Novels and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Dame Muriel Spark (née Muriel Sarah Camberg) was born in Edinburgh on the 1st February 1918, and 2018 is the centenary of her birth. She is most famous for her sixth novel, published in 1961, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, with its eponymous title character, the free spirited Miss […]

Swarovski Collectors Society SCS Gifts and Editions for 2018

Swarovski Collectors Society SCS Gifts and Editions for 2018

The Swarovski Collectors Society gifts and annual editions never fail to impress and for 2018 there are some wonderful new models. The highlight as always is annual edition which is the Giraffe Mudiwa which is once again designed by Martin Zendron. To accompany the Giraffe Mudiwa is the Giraffe Baby. Swarovski SCS Giraffe Mudiwa Imagine yourself […]

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – 200 years of Frankenstein books, collectables and toys

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – 200 years of Frankenstein books, collectables and toys

200 years of Frankenstein books, collectables and toys With the 200th Anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, what better time than to look the work that still inspires new editions, collectables and toys. Authored by Mary Shelley (30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851)  when she was just 19 […]

Royal Doulton Subbuteo Football Player Figures

Royal Doulton Subbuteo Football Player Figures

Royal Doulton Subbuteo Football Player Figures Royal Doulton issued these Official Subbuteo Merchandise Football Players in 2004. There were 12 different colourways in the collection and a chase 13th model (in the Brazil colours of yellow and blue) available to anyone that purchased the 12 other models. The models celebrate […]

Victorian Card Collection at Unique Auctions

Victorian Card Collection at Unique Auctions

A collection of some 150 Victorian card cases will be sold at auction at Unique Auctions New Years Day auction which as the name suggests is on the 1st January. The single owner collection features many fine examples including cards cases by renowned designer Nathaniel Mills and Japanese Shibayama examples. […]

Baccarat Crystal and Baccarat Paperweights

Baccarat Crystal and Baccarat Paperweights

Baccarat Crystal and Baccarat Paperweights Baccarat Crystal is a manufacturer of fine crystal glassware located in Baccarat, France. The Musée Baccarat, on the Place des États-Unis in Paris, displays many of its finest productions. Pictured right: A very rare Baccarat concentric millefiori `fireworks’ paperweight circa 1848, it was made specifically […]

Dinky Toys 102 Joe 90 Joe’s Car

Dinky Toys 102 Joe 90 Joe’s Car

Dinky Joe 90 Joe’s Car Dinky Joe 90 Joe’s Car Remember when buying to check that the box is original and not a reproduction. Price Guide / Value: Dinky Joe 90 Joe’s Car £100/£200 ($140/$280)  

1930s West Ham United Football Programmes

1930s West Ham United Football Programmes

An interesting collection of  mid-1930s West Ham home football programmes including matches against Blackburn (1936), Tottenham (1936) and Southampton (1937 and 1938) are up for auction at Unique Auctions of Lincoln’s New Years Day auction. The collection also includes a Red v Blues practice match. The football programmes which are […]

Merry Christmas Santa! from Lladro

Merry Christmas Santa! from Lladro

Merry Christmas Santa! from Lladro Lladro have produced a new Father Christmas for 2017 designed by José Santaeulalia, entitled Merry Christmas Santa! The delightful figure measures 38cm x 13cm and  is priced at £700. Santa is depicted in his traditional red outfit, greeting a little boy whilst delivering presents. This glazed […]

Mail Shot the 2017 Harmony Kingdom Santa

Mail Shot the 2017 Harmony Kingdom Santa

The Harmony Kingdom  Annual Santa model for 2017 is Mail Shot. Mail Shot is being released in a timed edition available until December 24th 2017. The figure shows Santa trying a new approach to delivering presents by being fired from a cannon. As usual with all Harmony Kingdom Treasure Jests […]