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A Postcard From

postcardsMost of us at one time or another have sent a postcard to family and friends. Now it is perhaps a dying art in this electronic age of emails, blogs, Facebook, Twitter and the like, where everything happens instantly. There was a time when the postcard was a regular means of communication, especially on holidays and travelling.
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Starting your collection

start collectingCollectors and collections all have a beginning somewhere. Ask a collector how they got started and some will say they stumbled into it with no specific recall of their initial introduction to collecting, while others will have a vivid memory of how and where it all started and why their collection was born.

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Collecting Spode

SpodeSpode china is highly collectable. A number of factors contribute to this popularity – as well as its quality and easily recognised patterns, Spode was a pioneer of its day and is still in production.

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Pointers to collecting hand tools

TolsLooking for something to collect outside the boundaries of ceramics, glass, silver or jewellery? Think about old hand tools. Hand tools have been a part of civilisation since the beginning of human history as evidenced by archaeological explorations that have found crudely shaped stone tools used by the very first hunter-gatherers.
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Noritake at Bayside

NoritakeIt is probably fair to say that we all wish we knew the collectable of the future. We have shifted to collecting small nonperishable, non-breakable, value-increasing items – what we loosely referred to as ‘cynical collecting.’ Of course, having been quite eclectic in our collections over the years, the theory and the practical are still two different things, with items - outside the scope continuing to take our fancy and find their way into our lives.
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The Art of Needlework

The Art Of NeedleworkIf your passion for collecting revolves around ceramics, crystal and glass used for decorative purposes or entertaining, you might also be tempted by the handmade needlework associated with these collections. Some were designed for display and to protect timber surfaces under vases, ornaments, dressing table sets and the like.
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Inspiring the next generation of collectors

Inspiring next genAre you an avid collector who may also have a partner that enjoys collecting? So when you decide to stop and visit an antique shop or centre are you regaled with protests from the back seat? A weekend drive does not have to be like this as there are so many opportunities to inspire children’s interest in collecting.
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Find your collecting style

antiques and collectablesCollecting is a wonderful and fascinating experience, perhaps starting accidentally on acquiring an interesting item and suddenly a completely new world opens up – the discovery of antiques & collectables. What is most wonderful about collecting is, that no matter how strange something might seem, there will be someone collecting it.
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Advice on collecting toy and novelty cameras

collactable camerasPhotography paraphernalia, such as cameras and photographs, is a popular and well-recognised collectable topic. A lighter side to this genre is entertaining, interesting and FUN – collecting toy and novelty cameras, whether functional or purely decorative. Older models are rare, so consider collecting toy and novelty cameras...
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 Brisbane Antique Centres

Brisbane Antique CentreIn Cleveland on the south-eastern outskirts of Brisbane and bordered by Moreton Bay, the Bayside Antique & Collectables Centre houses 25 dealers who offer a large and varied range of antiques, collectables and old wares. Visitors are continually surprised by how much larger Bayside is inside than it appears from its outside...
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Modest looks can be decieving!

roller girlA visit to the Bayside Antique & Collectables Centre at Cleveland is a journey of discovery. The centre’s outside appearance gives no hint of what awaits inside,
although warmly greeted by our Roller Girl who stands outside the centre each day.
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A day out at the Bayside Antique & Collectables Centre

Bayside Antiques signBayside’s premises have been built in stages over decades, from the street frontage back into the block. It was originally a garage in the 1940s with extensions in the 1960s and 1980s. The resulting maze of nooks and crannies, ‘but wait, there’s more.’...
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Collecting in Celeveland, Redlands, not Ohio

antiquesBayside Antique & Collectables Centre opened in Nov 2008 and the Centre’s owners, Rob and Di Metcalfe are very happy with their customers’ responses and dealers’ successes in just over one year. Certainly there has been no downturn in collecting passions in this part of Queensland, possibly due to the fantastic range of stock.
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First year of fun

Collectable itemsBayside Antique & Collectables, just a 30 minute drive from Brisbane CBD. Rob and Di Medcalfe opened Bayside's doors on 2 November 2008 and are incedulous that a year has passed so happliy and successfully, with many repeat customers in just twelve months. As they say, time flies when you're having fun...

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