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Meaty collectables

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

It might not sound very romantic, but today’s collectors of Victorian and Edwardian printed ephemera should be grateful to the manufacturers of Liebig’s “Meat Extract”, or Oxo as it was later reincarnated. Founded in 1868, the company soon realised the importance of good marketing and promotional material and until 1975, they published an astonishing array […]

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Collectors of old enamel advertising signs strike oil

July 1st, 2005 · 3 Comments

Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Portuguêsby Christopher Proudlove©The collecting world was abuzz this week as news filtered out about the sale of an Edwardian enamel advertising sign promoting “BP The British Petrol” which sold for a world auction record of £28,000. No, not a printing error. With the auctioneer’s 10 per cent […]

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