Antique Collecting magazine – Current issue

The festive double issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out now, packed with a suitably seasonal flavour – from the best country houses to visit over Christmas, to collecting ideas for the coming year. Subscribe now to get the magazine delivered to your door each month – plus receive a free book and jute bag – and find out what’s inside by scrolling down.

Pining for the Fjords: Andreas Seising reveals why the temperature is rising on pine furniture designed for Sewdish lodges

We Love Lucy: The market for work by the Benton End artist Lucy Harwood is on the up. Antique Collecting goes behind the scenes at a new exhibition

King Louis: Art nouveau lights made by Louis Tiffany are back in vogue, but there’s much more to his art than glass lamp shades

A Tiffany lamp

Lego Maniacs: The longed-for Christmas gift of many children, Lego sets are highly sought after today. But how do you build a collection?

A vintage advert for Lego with two children playing

Christmas Lickings: Stamp errors are highly collectable – none more so than Christmas stamp errors. Antique Collecting reports

A selection of British Christmas stamps

Deck the Halls: Collectors can learn so much from a visit to one of the UK’s country houses. But which are putting on the best festive displays?

A Christmas interior in stately house

Call Collect: Stuck for a collecting obsession in 2024? Eight specialists reveal what they collect and why

A man with a collection of vintage Swedish glass



Also inside this month’s issue:

An Auctioneer’s Lot: Charles Hanson raises a very special wassail cup to herald in the festive season

Auctioneer Charles Hanson with an antique wassail cup

Star from the East: New columnist Irita Marriott, star of many antiques TV shows, joins the team

Marc My Words: The Antiques Roadshow specialist Marc Allum shares some thoughts on why antique Christmas shopping is the future


6 thoughts on “Antique Collecting magazine – Current issue

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    • March 3, 2016 at 8:41 am

      We started publication in 1966 – so this year is our 50th anniversary!

  • June 13, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    On p.54 of the current issue – Top of the Lots – the main illustration is described as an armorial crest. This is quite incorrect as it is a Coat of Arms. In fact a crest is not present at all which if it were would be a Lion standing on the Crown This is elementary and whoever wrote the description (even without being an heraldic expert) should know the difference between an Armorial and a Crest, (the latter being the emblem on the top alone as the name implies) – especially when writing in a specialist magazine !

    • June 15, 2017 at 9:26 am

      Many thanks for your comments regarding the story in this month’s magazine. The description for the news item was taken from the auctioneer’s catalogue.

  • August 11, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    I have many vintage post cards and birthday cards from my family members. Pre WW 1 and earlier.
    Could you please recommend someone that could advise me of the value and sense of history.


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