Posts by Dermot Martin
Traditional Girls’ toys worth millions!
Collectable toys are usually associated with Hornby trains sets and toy Corgi cars, from sporting memorabilia to rare action comics.Read More
5 movie costume collectables that you won’t believe!
It’s been a great time for movie props recently, Auctioneers and Collectors must be rubbing their eyes in disbelief at some of the movie memorabilia snapped up for staggering prices.Read More
Ozmania still thriving after 80 years!
It’s been over 80 years since The Wizard of Oz was released.
There are thousands of collectables that owe their existence to the movie, but maybe the most thrilling relates to the Dorothy’s (Judy Garland) red ruby slippers. The story of these slippers is worthy of a movie in its own right.
Are these the most valuable Christmas Collectables ever?
It’s time for those collectable seasonal decorations to sparkle.
This has to be one of most valuable baubles ever!
Wallace and Gromit- Cracking Collectables!
Multi Oscar-winning Wallace and Gromit have certainly made their mark in the world of movie animation.
The Bristol-based Aardman studios are said by movie industry insiders to have grossed £1 billion world-wide. The average box office take per movie is now estimated at £130m.
Why are collectors snapping up Movie Posters? What are they worth?
Iconic movie posters are recognised as an art form in their own right and we all have our own favourites.
The images stay with us, sometimes for decades, and long after a film has lost attraction.
In the age of Netflix and online movie streaming some say the creative art of the poster is fading rapidly. But this means that original posters are inflating significantly in terms of market value.Read More
50 years since Abbey Road! Fab Four ‘zebra’ photos netted £180,000
50 years after The Beatles walked across a zebra crossing in Abbey Road for a photoshoot, thousands of people came together at the same spot to celebrate.Read More
Music Legends 1: Elton John Collectables that hit the high notes!
Rock and pop music has long been an inspiration for collectors. From signed photographs to rare editions of vinyl records, music memorabilia will always remain popular with collectors.
Here is the first of our Music Legends series on rock and pop superstars. Where we are looking into the world of music memorabilia and what coll we collect just for the nostalgia, the love and as a possible future investmentRead More
Football Focus: 5 football collectables that left collectors champions!
Football’s back! As the new season kicks-off, it could be time for a heads-up on those old match programme gathering dust in the cupboard. They could be worth more than a bob or two.Read More
Oh lucky you: 6 Lucky finds that changed collectors lives!
There are those moments when people get lucky and discover artefacts which turn their lives around. The stuff hidden in darkest corners that turns out to be worth millions. Here are five examples that captured the public imagination.Read More