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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 […]

Disney and The World of Miss Mindy

Disney and The World of Miss Mindy

If you combine Disney, ENESCO and talented artist Miss Mindy you get a wonderful and unique re-imagining of Disney with The World of Miss Mindy. The collection has definitely struck a chord here at WCN and everybody loves Miss Mindy’s take on Belle, Cogsworth and Lumiere. The launch collection of […]

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 […]

Letters from Albert Einstein to his friend Michele Besso

Letters from Albert Einstein to his friend Michele Besso

A remarkable collection of letters from Albert Einstein to his closest friend, Michele Besso, will star in Christie’s Classic Week. Einstein: Letters to a friend, a dedicated online sale from 6 to 13 July, will present 50 lots from Einstein to Besso, with a further six letters offered in the Valuable Printed […]

Worzel Gummidge Bendy Toy with Changeable Heads

Worzel Gummidge Bendy Toy with Changeable Heads

Worzel Gummidge was well known for being able to change his heads. This great bendy toy from the late 1970’s gives Worzel the ability to change his heads. Worzel had a number of heads during the series that gave him different abilities and personalities. The handsome head and thinking heads […]

Max Beckmann’s Birds’ Hell Achieves New World Artist Record

Max Beckmann’s Birds’ Hell Achieves New World Artist Record

Max Beckmann’s Hölle der Vögel (Birds’ Hell) (1937-38) achieved a new world record price for the artist of £36,005,000 / $45,834,365 / €40,865,675 in the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 27 June. Hölle der Vögel (Birds’ Hell) continues the Germanic tradition of using gruesome allegorical scenes at the same time as taking aspects of […]

Collecting the Banana Splits

Collecting the Banana Splits

Whilst travelling back from a toy fair where I saw a couple of Banana Splits toys, The Dickies version of the Banana Splits Tra La La song came on the radio. I was a massive fan of the show when I was younger so I thought I would indulge myself […]

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 […]