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Golf and pageantry

The weather is grey, the economy going into a tailspin, but still those auctions keep on coming.  This week’s offering is from The International Poster Center in New York. Because it’s in New York, it’s heavy on the usual suspects of Art Nouveau, bicycle posters (which for some reason that escapes me are disproportionally collected […]

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Our theme today is things mounted on board.  Because twice today I’ve looked at a promsingly low-priced item, only to discover that the apparent cheapness is justified, because it has been glued to a large lump of chipboard.  Sigh. The first offender is this – estimated at a mere £80-120, which is a pittance for […]

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Big. But definitely not clever.

Having mentioned posters the size of houses yesterday, I thought I might share with you one of my and Mr Crownfolio’s less sensible purchases.  Which is this. Although I might be less embarrassed if that were all there was.  In reality, there’s rather more to it – here’s the top half. And this is the […]

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