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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 […]

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

Head 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 […]

Board Game Reprints

Board Game Reprints

You may find that you have a copy of a board game that sounds familiar, but the game itself and the artwork may look dated and different from the versions you have seen more recently. From time to time even modern hobby board games get to the age where they […]

Charlotte Rhead Tiles information and price guide

Charlotte Rhead Tiles information and price guide

Charlotte Rhead is well known for her Art Deco and colourful designs and in this feature we take a look at Charlotte Rhead tiles. Charlotte Rhead created a great number of tike designs ranging from buildings, landscapes, sea scapes, animals,  and people especially women. Each tile was unique and tube-lined […]

Clarice Cliff Teddy Bear Bookends

Clarice Cliff Teddy Bear Bookends

Clarice Cliff is well known for her range of colourful pottery but she was also responsible for other items such as the Clarice Cliff Teddy Bear Bookends. The Teddy Bear bookends date from the 1930s and were sold in pairs and show a teddy bear sitting holding on to plinth […]

Beswick Alice in Wonderland Price Guide

Beswick Alice in Wonderland Price Guide

The original Beswick Alice in Wonderland series of figurines were released in 1973 and were produced until 1983. They were modelled by designer Graham Tongue (who had joined Beswick in 1996), Albert Hallam and David Lyttleton. The design of the Beswick Alice in Wonderland series of 11 figurines was influenced […]

Cluedo Detecting the Value of this Classic Game

Cluedo Detecting the Value of this Classic Game

In this highly digital age board games are taking more and more prevalence for spending interactive time with family and friends. From this we seem to be digging those family board games we still own from the seventies and eighties out of the cupboards, blowing off the dust and this […]

A Royal Winton Grimwades Chanticleer Three Piece Teaset

A look at Grimwades Royal Winton Chanticleer Series

The Grimwades Royal Winton Chanticleer  series first appeared at the British Industries Fair in February 1936. The range of realistically moulded cockerels and hen, in warm colours, were a popular addition to the breakfast table and was produced for many years. Grimwades described the range as ‘distinctive novelties’ on their […]