Antique Collecting – Current issue

Antique Collecting March issue The LATEST ISSUE of Antique Collecting magazine is OUT NOW – subscribe HERE to get your copy and find out what’s in this month’s packed issue below!

Printed works Print Works – Discover the stunning textiles made by unemployed women working on a project in Milwaukee in the 1930s, on show this month

Softness for Water – On the eve of a new exhibition, Anthony J. Lester consider the history of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

Trowel Play – Always thought buying antiquities was the preserve of museums and the super rich? Find out how to start a collection today for £100

Clear Cut Winners – Ever wondered how valuers put a price on antique diamonds? Expert Richard Ogden provides some insider tips

A collection of diamonds

In the Frame – Antiques dealer May Geolot reflects on the beauty of antique mirrors and their illustrious makers

A hall of antique mirrors

Chapter and Verse – Antique furniture dealer David Harvey presents a potted history of that most English of rooms – the library

Arts School – Researching the makers of arts and crafts gems can be an utter pleasure, specialist Anthony Bernbaum reveals the tools you will need

Archibald Knox Arts and Crafts sundial pointer

Also this month…

Antique oak chestElsewhere in this month’s issue we feature:

  • A round-up of all the latest from the world of antiques and fine art, as well as unmissable exhibitions.
  • On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, expert Paul Fraser considers memorabilia from the momentous event
  • Meet the top dealers at this month’s leading fairs as we go behind the scenes on the national and international scene
  • A look at the collection of one of the country’s best-known dealers in early oak, which is going under the hammer this month

There’s also auctioneer Charles Hanson putting a sought-after Tudor watch in the spotlight, some of whose estate he has been entrusted to sell, recent results from the UK’s leading auction houses.

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5 thoughts on “Antique Collecting – 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.


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