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Leslie Harradine and Royal Doulton

Leslie Harradine and Royal Doulton

For collectors of Royal Doulton, Leslie Harradine is a well known name  having designed some of the most famous and iconic Doulton figures including the Balloon Seller, Scotties, Sunshine Girl and the popular Dickens Series. He was prolific and modelled figures for Doulton from the late 1920s to the 1950s, […]

Royal Doulton Contentment Figurine HN1323

Royal Doulton Contentment Figurine HN1323

The Royal Doulton Contentment figurine was the first figure created by Arthur ‘Leslie Harradine’ for Royal Doulton. The was Contentment figurine produced from 1929 to 1938, and has a model number HN1323. Contentment depicts a mother sleeping in an armchair with her child. The dress is normally red and pink […]

Royal Doulton Scotties Figurine HN1281

Royal Doulton Scotties Figurine HN1281

The Royal Doulton Scotties figurine is a classic design by Arthur Leslie Harradine but normally referred to as Leslie Harradine. Leslie Harradine created models for Doulton for over 40 years and the Scotties model itself was produced from 1928 to 1936. Scotties depicts a woman, sitting on a bench with […]

Lladro My Little Heroes Collection

Lladro My Little Heroes Collection

Lladro sculptor José Santaeulalia has created a lovely collection of thee children superheroes with the My Little Heroes Collection. The collection includes three models: Hero to rescue Boy Figurine; I’m a Superheroine Girl Figurine and I have Super Powers Baby Boy Figurine. Each features a gloss and matte white made […]

Malibu Barbie 50 Years

Malibu Barbie 50 Years

The first Malibu Barbie® and her beach-loving friends were released in 1971. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the release the original California girl and her friends, a Malibu Barbie® gift set featuring classic reproductions of Barbie® , PJ and Christie dolls, each wearing a replica of her original swimsuit […]

2021 Wade Whimsie Day Catepillars

2021 Wade Whimsie Day Catepillars

Wade Whimsie Day has been given as July 19th by the Wade Collectors Club. The day it self is the birthday of Sir George Wade. A number of Wade Whimsies have been produced over recent years to commemorate this special day. 2021 is no exception with release of these cute […]

Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange Movie Poster

Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange Movie Poster

In the digital age we live in, physical movie posters can command high values and collectors across the world have their own list of holy grail posters to own. One such in existence is the 1972 one sheet poster of Stanley Kubrick’s disturbing masterpiece A Clockwork Orange. Having been X […]

Funko Pop Goonies Sloth in Superman T Shirt SDCC Exclusive

Funko Pop Goonies Sloth in Superman T Shirt SDCC Exclusive

We started collecting Funko Pop figures about 9 years ago when we started going to Comic Cons. They looked awesome and cute and the collecting bug hit us. Then in 2014 I got my hands on the San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) exclusive Pop of Sloth from the Goonies wearing […]

Hear of a Bear by Leonardo da Vinci sets world record for drawing at Christies

Hear of a Bear by Leonardo da Vinci sets world record for drawing at Christies

Leonardo da Vinci’s Head of a Bear, offered as the leading lot in the Exceptional Sale held this evening (8th July) at Christie’s London, realised £8,857,500 against a presale estimate of £8,000,000-12,000,000.  The  result sets a new world record for a drawing by the artist. The previous record for a drawing […]

Smurfs 40th ANNIVERSARY 1998 Smurf Band Playset by SCHLEICH

Smurfs 40th ANNIVERSARY Smurf Band Playset by SCHLEICH

The special Smurfs 40th ANNIVERSARY Smurf Band Playset by SCHLEICH was released in 1998 to celebrate the Ruby anniversary of the first appearance of the famous blue characters in 1958. The Smurfs were characters in a series entitled “Johan and Pirlouit”, drawn by their creator Peyo (The first figurines were […]