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Collectibles

Collect the past to invest for your future

It always amazes me what like to collect. I think the most interesting  I have come across is the person who collected all their finger and toe nails and kept them in a bottle. Also, the man who has collected all his belly button fluff, from childhood, and displays it in a glass container. My […]

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Antiques & Collectables

Collect the past to invest for your future. Many people of the Manning Great Lakes areas will be saddened by the loss of a nearby resource. The biggest Antique Centre in Newcastle has closed its doors, not because of lack of interest or sales, but because the site is to be redeveloped as part of […]

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Collect the Past to Invest for Your Future

  Collecting, what a joy! For thirty years of my life I have collected. Not in a specific area, but very wide ranging. As long as it was unique, interesting or had a great story attached. I still have my favourites like items relating to Australian history – pottery, convict era items, old cedar furniture, […]

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Collect the Past to Invest for your Future

Australia Day celebrations always remind me that it is a time to reflect on our past. We should strive to make our future a place where Australians, in fifty plus years, can look back and say that the decisions made in 2016 made Australia a more equitable, more environmentally sustainable, safer and better place to […]

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Antiques and Collectibles

Collect today for an investment in the future Often we make the most interesting discoveries when we least expect to find them. They turn up in the most unusual places. Jenny and I were exploring the Canberra area and we called in at an antique shop at Hall, on a day trip to Yass. I […]

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Collectibles

by Rex Nicholl “Invest for the future by buying the past.” Wow! You can be lucky when you go out hunting for interesting items from the past. On a Sunday in September I had the pleasure of a 5am departure for Sydney. A friend, Frank, and I travelled down to attend Wentworth Park Antique and […]