The Spring issue of Antiques and Collectables for Pleasure & Profit has got so much information in it, you're going to be finding new things to read about for weeks to come.
The cover feature is all about peepshows - and no, not the kind that happens behind closed doors. These peepshows are far more wholesome, giving an insight into exotic faraway places and events that the lucky viewer could only dream about.
We tell you What's Hot and What's Not, and speaking of hot - the men's vintage watch market is on fire! We have a look at what's selling and why. There's a feature on the Guinness toucan (one of advertising's amazing success stories), and we take a look at the development of Finnish glass.
There's a feature on one of America's oldest diecast toy makers, plus an insight into Australia's role in the hugely successful International Exhibitions of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
We've done some undercover work to bring you Secret Sources, and specialist dealer Kathryn Nicholls looks at the appeal of antique maps - even when they are wildly inaccurate.
Collector Simon Cronk explains the appeal of Art Nouveau tiles (they're beautiful!) and our UK correspondent Judith Dunn examines the tribal art market, which is literally going wild. Plus there's a feature on the amazing paper dress fad of the 1960s, Antiques Roadshow expert Eric Knowles recounts his recent experiences in Australia and we show you some stunning pieces from one of the greatest collectors of all time, Catherine the Great.
Plus there's even more... Including a 4 month calendar of antique fairs and events, Bargain Hunter, Snippets, Movers and Shakers and 4 pages of readers' letters in What's it Worth. It's a great magazine and it's packed with literally hundreds and hundreds of items to buy.
If you can't find a copy at your local outlet, email us - firstname.lastname@example.org - and we'll tell you where you can buy it!
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If you'd like to 'try before you buy', click on this link to see some pages from our Summer 2014 issue. We're sure you'll love it!
Don't forget - the Autumn 2015 issue of Antiques and Collectables for Pleasure & Profit is on sale in newsagents across Australia now!
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