Antique Collecting – Current issue

Antique Collecting magazine February 2018 coverThe NEW Antique Collecting magazine is OUT NOW – subscribe HERE to get your copy and find out what’s in this month’s packed issue below!

Maker’s Mark – A profile of the furniture maker Thomas Chippendale celebrating his 2018 tercentenary

Vanity Flair – Nothing evokes the art deco age like a bejewelled vanity case. We reveal the best craftsmen and designers

A collection of whiskyLifting your Spirits – Mark Littler celebrates the boom in collecting fine whisky and the brand really setting the market on fire

Whale of a Time – Elizabeth Fell considers the amazing output of 18th-century whalers whose carved creations are decidedly collectable

Animal Magic – Jane Oakley reveals the artists responsible for some of the best wildlife are through the centuries

Naked Ambition – On the centenary of his death at the age of 28, we profile the controversial work of Egon Schiele, still regarded as expressionism’s greatest bad boy

A fashion illustration

Fashion Victims – Connie Gray on the unsung heroes of fashion illustration and why collectors should take note of their largely overlooked work

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

Marc My WordsAntiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum on how bricks and mortar can influence an antique collection

Cool and Collectable – Memorabilia expert Paul Fraser on why winter sports memorabilia is hot stuff

An Auctioneer’s Lot – Charles Hanson was stopped in his tracks when Lawrence of Arabia’s sandals turned up in a supermarket shopping bag

Antique hunting in New YorkProfile – Behind the scenes with James McWhirter from the eponymous Chelsea-based dealership James McWhirter Antiques

In With the Old – Dealer Edd Thomas on the growing trend for collecting antique fountain pens

72 Hours in… New York – Nicholas Martin reveals the best places to go looking for antiques in New York

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

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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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