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Beswick Butterfly Plaques

Beswick Butterfly Plaques

The wonderful Beswick Butterfly Plaques are quite rare and were produced from 1957 to 1963 and were all designed by Albert Hallam. We take a look at these colourful creations with a price guide of sales at auction. There are thought to be nine designs and were made in large, […]

The Action Man Bullet Man

Action Man Bullet Man Price Guide

The Action Man Bullet Man is one of the rarer Action Man figures. Bullet Man was released in 1977 and was one of three released in a series, and as can be seen on the box was ‘ A Member of the Action Man Team ‘ (the other two were […]

Mike Tyson’s Punch Out

Mike Tyson’s Punch Out

In 1987 a video game developed by Nintendo arrived on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES for short). The game was to become a huge hit, get a cult following and is still a fan favourite to this day. That game was Mike Tyson’s Punch Out!! The groundbreaking video games console […]

HeroQuest Game System Price Guide

HeroQuest Game System Price Guide

In 1989 a new board game system was born in ‘A game of high adventure in a world of magic’. That game was Hero Quest. Published by Milton Bradley Games before being taken over by Hasbro. It was a worldwide hit and still has fans today who reminisce and play. […]

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 […]