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Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 60 year old Whisky

Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 60 year old Whisky

World’s Most Valuable Whisky A bottle of the extremely rare The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 60 year old will be offered at Bonhams Whisky Sale in Edinburgh on 3 October. It is estimated at £700,000-900,000. The whisky was bottled in 1986. Macallan commissioned two world-famous Pop Artists – Valerio Adami […]

John Mollo’s Personal Sketchbooks – The Man Who Designed The Star Wars Universe

John Mollo’s Personal Sketchbooks – The Man Who Designed The Star Wars Universe

The personal notebooks and sketchbooks of world-renowned double Oscar®-winning British costume designer, John Mollo, the concept artist behind the international Star Wars franchise, are to be offered at Bonhams in a stand-alone 62-lot sale, Designing an Empire: The John Mollo Archive, in London on Tuesday 11 December 2018. The archive […]

A 1920s Fairyland Lustre octagonal bowl decorated in the Geisha or Angels pattern.Sold for £1.750 at Fieldings, March 2018.

Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre

‘Fairyland’ may not exist but the idea of an idyllic place inhabited by fairies, goblins and elves certainly is one that appeals to most children and even some adults. While Wedgwood Fairyland lustre ware may not be as unattainable, it is an unusual design and is sought after by collectors […]

A Visit to Hill Top – The Home of Beatrix Potter

A Visit to Hill Top – The Home of Beatrix Potter

One of the highlights during a recent visit to the Lake District was a visit to Hill Top the home of Beatrix Potter. The house (an other properties) were left by Beatrix Potter when she died in 1943 to the National Trust and is open to visitors throughout most of […]

Happy Moomins Day 2018

Happy Moomins Day 2018

Today is Moomins Day. Happy Moomins Day to all. It also sees the launch of  a special Moomin Mug which will is only available for 24 hours. Moomin Day is celebrated every year on 9 August which is the birthday of M0omin creator Tove Jansson. This years mug shows ‘ A warm moment […]

Trail Of Painted Ponies Collectors Appreciation Month 2018

Trail Of Painted Ponies Collectors Appreciation Month 2018

August is Trail Of Painted Ponies Collectors Appreciation Month and available FREE to collectors are four designs available FREE to any collector who buys two other ponies. There are four different ponies available throughout the month FREE Old Country Store August 1 – 9 FREE The Prairie Princess August 10 – […]

World’s Rarest Star Wars Figures Collection

World’s Rarest Star Wars Figures Collection

A 33-piece collection of some of the rarest Star Wars action figure prototypes will be of great interest to Star Wars collectors at Heritage Auctions sale on the 2nd to 4th August. The owner of the collection, collected only the rarest examples of figures released in the late 1970’s and […]

Royal British Legion Lest We Forget Limited Edition Anita Harris Art Pottery

Royal British Legion Lest We Forget Limited Edition Anita Harris Art Pottery

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War The Royal British Legion are launching their Lest We Forget Appeal. They have been working with potters in Stoke-on-Trent including Anita Harris to create commemorative pieces of pottery. Anita Harris Art Pottery have created 5 special pieces including: 24cm Vase […]

Plates From Napoleon’s ‘Marly Rouge’ Service sell £81,250

Plates From Napoleon’s ‘Marly Rouge’ Service sell £81,250

Twelve plates from the famous ‘Marly Rouge‘ dessert service made at the Sèvres porcelain factory for the Emperor Napoleon in 1809, and delivered to the Château of Fontainebleau, sold for £81,250 at Bonhams Fine European Ceramics Sale in London on Thursday 5 July. The 12 plates were estimated at £70,000-90,000. The hand-painted […]

Guinness Posters of John Gilroy

Guinness Posters of John Gilroy

John Gilroy’s iconic artwork, designs and influence for the Guinness advertising campaigns, from 1928 to the 1960s, are still current today and the original Guinness posters are very collectable. John Gilroy was responsible for some of the most famous advertising campaigns in history and helped turn around the fortunes of Guinness […]