Antique Collecting magazine – new issue out now

Antique Collecting October 2017 issueThe October issue of Antique Collecting magazine is out now! Get it delivered to your door (wherever you are in the world!) each month by subscribing here.

To Catch A Thief film posterIn this month’s issue we look at the boom in collecting movie posters, with expert Phillip Hunter sharing advice on the posters and film franchises to invest in today.

Her name is universally known as the creator and illustrator of the much-loved Moomins, but we explore why Tove Jansson’s fine art is creating such a stir among collectors.

Collectors who overlook the work of the siblings of more well-known artists do so at their peril, says expert Graham Fitzpatrick, looking at the Brothers in Art.

Tove Jansson self portraitNot all works by the Grosvenor School of Modern Art costs a fortune, says specialist Mark Littler, prints by lesser-known students are very affordable and bang on trend.

Author of a new book celebrating the role of 20th-century female jewellery designers, expert Juliet Weir-de La Rochefoucauld reveals the key designers to know to add some sparkle to your collection.

Elsewhere in this month’s issue:

How will we buy antiques and art in the years to come? Two young antique professionals put the case for bricks-and-mortar auction houses versus online buying platforms.

London Antique huntingOn the eve of Trafalgar day, memorabilia expert Paul Fraser looks at the continuing demand for Lord Nelson’s belongings.

Looking for the perfect escape for a long weekend of antique hunting? London has it all. Discover where the experts find the capital’s best antique bargains in our guide to 72 hours in the city.

There’s also our regular expert views and opinions, including:

Auctioneer Charles HansonMarc My Words – Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum unlocks the secrets of buying a locked safe!

In with the Old – Edd Thomas reflects on how the antique market has always been driven by fashion

An Auctioneer’s Lot – Charles Hanson on the sale of legendary footballer Stanley Matthews’ early contracts

Expert profile – Behind the scenes with the legendary London dealer Andrew Lamberty

Then read the latest:

News and what’s on, action in the auction houses, top of the upcoming lots, behind the scenes at UK fairs and much more!

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