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Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past and invest for your future. Did you get out and about last month to try to find that elusive piece that fits your collection?  Some places to try. If you happen to be in Sydney on the first Sunday of the month, Wentworth Park Antique & Collectables market is the place to […]

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What adventures have you had through the last month?  For about two months now we, Jenny and I, have been organising an auction of items that we have collected over the last forty years. Choosing, organising, numbering, cataloguing, photographing each item, co-ordinating with the auctioneer we employ for the day, advertising, viewings and waiting for […]

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Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past and invest in your future, with the accumulation of knowledge and great finds with their history to research and share.  I love the history that comes with searching out and researching these interesting objects. Recently, Jen and I had a trip to the west coast of Canada, the Rocky Mountains, and did a […]

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Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past and invest for your future. Now is the time, as prices are lower than they have been for a few years. Did you get to the last Blackhead market? Were you able to make any finds at the Port Macquarie swap meet? Did you make it to Dungog’s Antiques & Collectables Fair? […]

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Collect the past & invest in your future, with an accumulation of knowledge and great items with history to share. You can teach a student a lesson for a day, but if you can teach that student to learn by generating their own curiosity to find out more, they will continue with their own learning […]

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Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past and invest in your future, with an accumulation of knowledge and great items with history to share. You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach them to learn by generating curiosity to find out more, they will continue the learning process for their lifetime. It […]

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Collect the past and invest in the future, both with an accumulation of knowledge and great items with an history to share. A new year has started and we have all opened a new book in our lives. Its’ pages are blank. We are going to put words on them with our deeds and actions. […]

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Collect the past and invest for your future.  I have a friend, Fronk, in Newcastle, who collects items relating to the three kings who visited Jesus at the manger, after his Christmas birth. Fronk has a great knowledge of the Kings’ background, often relating stories to me that he has researched and which I have […]

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Collect the past & invest for your future. Wow, you see some interesting things when you collect. I visited Don and Kate at Antique Solutions (opposite Taree Railway Station) a couple of days ago. A new entry had arrived. Don and Kate had displayed a set of leather saddle bags from the pack horse era. […]

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Collect the past to invest in your future a column by Rex Nicolls What adventures in collecting have you had since our last contact? This morning I had a 6am wake up and travelled over to Port Macquarie to the Antiques & Collectables Fair, held at the sports stadium. I had a wonderful time, though I couldn’t entice Jenny out to the early morning call. […]

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Collect the pastand  invest for your future Taree Local Collectors Club is inviting new members to join this old and established organisation. They meet at the Church of Christ Hall, in Victoria Street, Taree, just next to Taree Camera House. Meetings are on the second Monday of each month at 2pm. Members are collectors of […]

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Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past to invest for your future. Wow, Jenny and I have just returned from a trip to the U.S.A. where we toured the National Parks in the west and enjoyed its music culture on the east coast, as well the country’s history wherever we went. It was amazing! One of the most pleasant surprises, to us, was the friendliness and warmth of the […]