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The Tale Of The Victorian Muff Warmer

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The Tale Of The Victorian Muff Warmer

Ahoy there! Welcome to another instalment of 'Blog Post Monday'.

This week I stumbled across a little item that was labelled up as an "unusual flask", but I was sure I'd seen something similar before...  I raked through my brain and bingo, I remembered...! It's a damn 'Muff Warmer' I thought! I liked it's shape, the little handle and if you've got a muff, you could probably still make use of this today, so I bought it.  With it being such a fabulous invention, I thought I'd dedicate this week's blog post to it.

So, as always, get that kettle on, get your muffs out and let's see if we can't warm them up with this wonderful little invention which has evolved over time...

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Antiques & Collectibles - The Trends For 2022

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Antiques & Collectibles - The Trends For 2022

It's Monday once again which can mean only one thing... It's 'Blog Post Monday' time!

Last year I wrote a blog post looking at some potential trends within the antiques and collectibles market for that year.  It proved to be one of my top performing posts, so, with it being a new year, I thought I'd have a look at some potential trends for 2022.  After many hours of research, I think I've managed to come up with a few areas where I see growth continuing or potential for new upcoming trends. 

Of course, I'm not a professional trend forecaster, these are simply my own thoughts compiled from my own research, so please take from it what you will, but more importantly, please tell me in the comments below if you have your own predictions for the year ahead!

So, as always, get that kettle on and settle in for my top antique and collectible trends for 2022...

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Robert Baden-Powell & The Boer War - My Unusual Antique Find

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Robert Baden-Powell & The Boer War - My Unusual Antique Find

Ahoy there and a very happy new year to you all!  Thanks for joining me for the first instalment of 'Blog Post Monday' in 2022!

A new year must surely begin with a new find and a rather fascinating one at that...  A piece of memorabilia to commemorate a man, a soldier who some call a national hero, an educator, prolific writer, founder, and first Chief Scout, of the world-wide Scout Movement.  That's right, this week's post is about Robert Baden-Powell and a find linked to his involvement in the Second Boer War.

So, for the first time in 2022, get that kettle on, get your woggles out and let's dive into the world of Robert Baden-Powell and find out about this fascinating find of mine...

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Being A Self Employed Antiques Dealer - My 2021 Review

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Being A Self Employed Antiques Dealer - My 2021 Review

Well, hello there, a very merry Christmas to you all! Welcome to the final 'Blog Post Monday' of 2021.

I thought I'd finish off this year by having a bit of a recap of what I've achieved over the course of this year.  Another year on as a self employed antiques dealer.  I'll be sharing some of my highs, as well as some of my lows, in what I hope you'll find to be an honest and personal account of my life as a self employed person or more specifically, an antiques dealer.

I'm truly thankful to every single person who has bought from me, read my blog, watched my YouTube channel, shared something of mine or even offered some words of encouragement or advice. Without your support Source Vintage just wouldn't exist and I wouldn't be living out my dream of being an antiques dealer.

So, as always, get that kettle on and sit back as I invite you into my world of antiques and self employment...

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The Story Of Amy Johnson & A Souvenir Of One Of Her Greatest Achievements

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The Story Of Amy Johnson & A Souvenir Of One Of Her Greatest Achievements

Welcome, welcome one and all to another instalment of 'Blog Post Monday'.

Now, I found an interesting little piece recently which has a connection to a very talented and courageous Woman, who just so happens to have a rather fascinating and mysterious story.  I know how much you all like a bit of a mystery so to that end, I thought I'd share this one with you.

So, as always, get that kettle on, fasten your seat belts and follow the in-flight safety demonstration as we travel back to the 1930's and fly non-stop from London to Australia...

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