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Why not start to collect 20th Century Ceramics?

October 19th, 2007 · 16 Comments

Technorati Tags: Ceramics , Collecting , 20th century YOU’VE SEEN them at countless car boot sales, and you’ve been embarrassed when you’ve  asked the stallholder how much he wants for the naff set of NatWest piggy banks, the SylvaC bunnies or the preserve pots shaped like onions modelled with faces on the sides. Click here […]

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Tags: Book Reviews · Ceramics · Pottery · Royal Doulton

There’s more to Portmeirion than The Prisoner

October 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

Technorati Tags: Portmeirion , Pottery , Book review LIKE thousands of other schoolboys my age, I was introduced to the gloriously idiosyncratic folly that is Portmeirion by the equally bizarre ITV series The Prisoner. Not only did I want to live there, I wanted a Lotus Super Seven as driven by the star of the […]

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Tags: Book Reviews · Portmeirion · Pottery

Wonderfully weird

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Michael Collins OBE and I have something in common, but sadly it’s not the gong he was awarded in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee birthday honours, or that he’s just published his first book. No, it’s how he and I both started to get interested in antiques and collecting: down a hole in a Victorian rubbish […]

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Tags: Book Reviews · Inventions · Patents

How to Buy and Sell Antiques – the guidebook for the aspiring dealer

February 10th, 2006 · No Comments

I’ve never fancied becoming a dealer, the life is too precarious. But if I ever change my mind, the first thing I’d do is buy a copy of the newly-updated How to Buy and Sell Antiques, claimed by the publishers as the only book which covers how to make and save money buying antiques and […]

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Invest in antiques and show me the money – eventually

January 12th, 2006 · No Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Santa Claus was kind enough to place what could prove to be an extremely valuable book in my Christmas stocking: it’s called “Tim Wonnacott’s Moneymaking Antiques for the Future” and it was written by a collective of some of the leading lights in today’s […]

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Tags: Book Reviews · Investment