When Stuart Peabody, Borden’s director of advertising, conceived Elsie the Cow in the 1930s, he might not have envisioned her transformation into a beloved cultural icon. Elsie was born from a mission to shift the skeptical perception of dairy processors, serving as an emblem of trust and quality for the […]
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In the world of antique teapots, the Sadler Tank Teapot stands as an emblematic testimony to the captivating fusion of history, craftsmanship, and aesthetics. Produced before the ravages of war cast their shadow, this masterpiece is as much a keepsake of the era as it is a utilitarian object. We […]
Among Leslie Harradine’s most enchanting creations for Royal Doulton is the “Marietta” figure, which saw multiple renditions over the years. We take a look at this elegant figure along with a price guide of some realised prices at auction. The first incarnation of Marietta, designated HN1341, made its debut in […]
In the post-war era, when design began to embrace optimism, color, and modernity, emerged the iconic Chequers pattern—a testament to British creativity and a celebration of the 1950s’ distinctive style. Crafted in 1957, Terence Conran’s Chequers for Midwinter remains an enduring classic, capturing the essence of its time while resonating […]
In the realm of classic pottery design, few patterns evoke the energy and zeitgeist of the 1950s as vividly as the Midwinter Zambesi design. Conceived in 1956, this timeless piece is the brainchild of one of the era’s most celebrated designers, Jessie Tait, who was a prominent figure in the […]
When Hugh Hefner published the first issue of Playboy in December 1953, he made a gamble on an iconic figure: Marilyn Monroe. As the magazine’s first cover girl and centerfold, Monroe’s presence ensured that Playboy wasn’t just another magazine—it was a declaration. Hefner once noted, “I’m the guy who said, […]
The Beswick Little Likeables range, issued from 1985-1987, was a series of eight simple animal figurines, mainly in white with touches of colour. The Little Likeables collection were created by talented designers Diane Griffiths and Robert Tabbenor, each designing four figurines. We take a look at some of the figures […]
The Schuco Charlie Chaplin wind-up toy is a nostalgic relic hailing from the golden age of cinema and tin-plate toy production. This captivating toy stands at about 16cm high, an intricate representation of the beloved icon Charlie Chaplin in his timeless tramp persona. We take a look at the wonderful […]
In 1979, the gaming world underwent a profound transformation with the release of Adventure on the Atari 2600. Crafted by the brilliant mind of Warren Robinett, this legendary title defied the norms of its era, heralding a new era in video game design. Pioneering the ‘action-adventure’ genre, Adventure marked a […]
When it comes to model cars that stir feelings of nostalgia and the thrilling era of 60s and 70s British television, few can match the appeal of Dinky’s 100 Lady Penelope FAB 1 from the famed TV series, ‘Thunderbirds’. In this feature we take a look at this iconic model […]