The World Of Wade Whimsies

Author: Ian Warner
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764330773
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In the 1950s, the Wade potteries of England and Ireland became famous for the miniature ceramic figurines sold under the Whimsies name. Decades later, Wade is still producing Whimsies and they are popular with collectors of all ages. Over 800 striking illustrations, mostly in colour, detail the sets of Whimsies, along with their presentation boxes, advertising literature, and flyers. Over 160 black and white photos display the Wade makers' marks. The Tom Smith Party Cracker figurines, miniature village sets, premiums, and promotional figures are depicted and colour and size variations are noted. Current values are found in both US dollars and UK pounds. Everyone who enjoys ceramic miniatures will treasure this book.

The World Of Wade

Author: Ian Warner
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764317934
Size: 15,89 MB
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This full color book features Wade ceramic figurines and miniatures from the 1930s through to the present time. With over 2,500 items shown in color and organized in 17 chapters, this comprehensive guide to the popular collectibles has current values both in U.S. dollars and British pounds. There is a complete illustrated list identifying the many Wade backstamps from the late 1800s through to the present. This is a beautiful and valuable book for the thousands of Wade collectors around the world.

Antique Trader Antiques Collectibles 2012 Price Guide

Author: Eric Bradley
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440217157
Size: 10,16 MB
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America's No. 1 Selling Price Guide For nearly 30 years, Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles has been the leading source for information on antiques and collectibles. Filled with expert advice, vetted values and 4,500 color photographs, Antique Trader provides the clearest and most dependable picture of this amazingly diverse and magnificent market. Inside you will enjoy a variety of new collecting areas, as well as old favorites. Including: Asian art, bottles, ceramics, Civil War collectibles, clocks, comic books, cookie jars, figurines, furniture, glass, Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments, illustration art, kitchenware, perfume bottles, petroliana, toys, vintage clothing and Zippo lighters. Also new this year is Top Lots, a feature highlighting the bestselling results from some of the finest auction houses nationwide.

The Wade Collectors Handbook

Author: Robert Prescott-Walker
Editor: Wallace-Homestead Book Company
ISBN: 9781870703611
Size: 18,15 MB
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A price guide that's colorful, affordable and reliable to a collecting field that's colorful and affordable -- and ever popular. Concentrating on Wade figures and whimsies, Prescott-Walker's extensive research and easy-to-use price guide makes this book a must for all Wade collectors.

Christmas Collectibles

Author: Tracy Martin
Editor: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 1844680649
Size: 10,11 MB
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Christmas collectables are bought all year-round by dedicated collectors. There is a huge following for Father Christmas collectables whether it's snow globes or cake ornaments and the book is divided into chapters to reflect the wide array of goods available. Other areas include Christmas trees, vintage baubles and decorations. Many people only think to buy these goods at Christmas for use in their own home and the book will be released in late October take full advantage of the market but will also sell to the specialist antiques trade all-year round.

Wade Miniatures

Author: Donna S. Baker
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764327049
Size: 14,91 MB
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Since the mid-nineteenth century, the George Wade pottery in Burslem, England, has produced many forms of ceramic items. It is best known for their delightful series of tiny porcelain animals known as Whimsies(R). Highly collectible, the Whimsies have been joined over the years by many equally charming miniatures, some sold by the company directly and others distributed as premiums. With over 380 full color photographs, this revised book showcases the endearing miniatures produced by Wade from the 1950s to the present, including Red Rose Tea and Tom Smith premiums, Whoppas and Whimsie-Land figurines, Nursery Favourites, Happy Families, Disney's Hat Box series, the diminutive Minikins, and many more. Also featured are Wade's highly detailed miniature villages, original Wade boxes and displays, information on color and size variations, company marks, and updated values for all items. A treat for Wade lovers everywhere!

Ceramics And Globalization

Author: Neil Ewins
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474289894
Size: 16,63 MB
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Neil Ewins' study of the Staffordshire potteries in a period of great global change traces how ceramics production has been affected by globalisation in both familiar and unexpected ways. Although many manufacturers such as Wedgwood initially moved production to cheaper labour markets in East Asia, others remained in or returned to England once it became clear that outsourcing manufacturing was affecting the brand value and customer perception of their products. Neil Ewins explores the complex behaviour of the UK ceramics industry, using a combination of evidence from the press, trade journals, ceramic objects, and primary interview evidence of manufacturers, retailers and a ceramic designer. Ewins suggests that, although the surface designs of UK ceramics invariably reflect diverse cultural and stylistic influences, a notion of authenticity often still resides in the place and context in which the ceramic product was originally made. Overall, the book argues that UK ceramics remain culturally complex because of issues of supply and demand, and ties to heritage, imagined or otherwise. Within a context of globalization, the book highlights compelling issues which have huge ramifications on UK manufacturing futures.

Serials In The British Library

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The Encyclopaedia Of Guilty Pleasures

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ISBN: 9780719561382
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Featuring 1,001 fact-filled entries, including: Ant and Dec Hair Straighteners Center Parcs Deal or No Deal Panic-buying Christmas books Abba Roger Moore Bathroom cabinets (looking in other people's) The Chuckle Brothers Escape to Victory Pre-packed grated cheese Miniatures of spirits Top Gear Girls Aloud Not going to the gym Wine (the ridiculous charade of tasting it in a restaurant) Local radio DJs And 984 more!