18 December 2020
Through the decades – Charting the rise of collectable toys, starting with your favourites from the 1940s. Read more in the January issue of Collectors Gazette.
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Inside this issue we look at:
NEWS - The latest news from the world of collecting.
WHAT'S THE YEAR? - Alwyn Brice looks back on a specific year and asks "what's the year?".
SHEDS AND TURNTABLES - Mark Nolan takes a look at the machinery which turned the steam engines around.
THROUGH THE DECADES - Ann Evans takes a look at popular children's toys from the 1940s.
SANTA'S SELECTION - Gerald Edwards rips off the wrapper of a perennial chocolate favourite.
BETTY BOOP AT 90 - Ann Evans remembers the queen of the animated screen.
BEST OF BRITISH - Brian Howes recalls the days when annuals were always a good Christmas read.
INTRO TO...Will Freeman looks at collectable dolls' houses.
EBUYS - Our guide to what's been selling well on eBay this month.
PRICE GUIDE - Find out what your toys could be worth in our auction round-up.
TOY STORIES - Ed Karswell gets nostalgic for Christmas morning.
FROM THE ARCHIVES - Digging into the past and re-visiting an old swapmeet.
OBSOLETE OZ - What gems has Oz uncovered this month on his travels?
EVENT GUIDE - Plan your diary for the month ahead.
AUCTIONEER LISTING - Sale rooms from across the country, all in one place!
SALES & EXCHANGE - Buy or sell collectables and place your wanted adverts.