Category Archives: Magazines

Perfect Pieces Features in Collect it! Magazine

Perfect Pieces features in print again this month in the March 2009 edition of the popular Collect it! magazine.

This month’s “Doggie delights” feature article looks into collecting dogs – a mans best friend! It examines the variety of dog collectables on the market and all the options available to collectors from modern day figurines to the rarer more collectable examples.

You will notice the article is illustrated with many example of dog collectables including some of our popular PenDelfin DogsTammy, Pooch and the highly collectable PenDelfin Dog With Scarf & Beret. Also featured is the popular and rather cute Sylvac Toby Toothache dog and the adorable Crown Devon Perky Pup!

For further information about the Collect it! magazine have a look at their website here:

Clarice Cliff Feature Article In Antiques Info Magazine

The January/February 2009 edition of the Antiques Info magazine is now out and features another 20th Century ceramics feature article by Roland Head this time looking at the works of the infamous Clarice Cliff.

The edition’s article is illustrated with many interesting photographs of pieces of Clarice Cliff and is well worth a read through.

The Antiques Info magazine features a range of other information including recent auction results and an antique fair diary – always handy to have! It’s published 6 times a year (every two months) and is available at most good newsagents.

To see further information about this magazine please see the Antiques Info website for full details of all the services they offer.

Christmas Gift Idea – Antiques Info Magazine

Are you looking for a different sort of Christmas present this year for the antique lover in your life?

Instead of an antique or collectable, would you like to buy something different for a change? If so, then why not consider a subscription to the Antiques Info magazine?

Antiques Info magazine is published 6 times a year (every 2 months) so you’re never overwhelmed with piles of the magazine to read through -instead you look forward to the next issue. The magazine features a range of interesting sections including feature articles on a wide range of topics (regularly including 20th century ceramics), an Antique Fair and auction diary, auction price guides and readers questions about puzzling pieces, answered by the magazine’s in-house expert.

To find out more about Antiques Info magazine and the other subscription services they also offer, visit their website.

Royal Lancatrian Feature in Antiques Info

The November/December 2008 edition of Antiques Info magazine is now out and features an article on the Fine Art of Lustre: Royal Lancastrian Pottery by Roland Head.

An interesting article discussing the work of a truly magnificent pottery. It has some fabulous examples of the work of the pottery and is followed by two pages of past auctions results.

To subscribe to the Antiques Info magazine see their website for the different services on offer.

Shelley, Antiques Info & Perfect Pieces!

The September / October 2008 edition of the Antiques Info magazine is now out and the main 20th Century Ceramics feature article from Roland Head in this edition looks into Shelley and the different designers that worked there.

Roland looks at the work of Frederick Rhead and brothers Eric Slater and Walter Slater over the decades they worked at the Shelley factory. The article displays examples of their works and is most interesting to read.

Antiques Info not only provides feature articles and information on a wide range of pottery, glass and other collectable areas but also provides a comprehensive list of fairs and auctions for the coming months.

Collect It! Guide to Buying Antiques at Auction & Online

This month’s edition of Collect It! magazine features an article by Roland Head on the ins and outs of buying antiques and collectables at traditional auction houses and on the internet.

The article looks at buying from both eBay and dealers’ private websites and mentions Perfect Pieces as a good example of a dealer’s website. There’s plenty of advice on how to bid at auction, the fees involved in buying at auction, and how to check out online purchases before you commit.

Collect It! is available at all good newsagents now and this article is in the August 2008 issue.

Antiques Info Moorcroft Feature

The main ceramics feature in the current (July/August) edition of Antiques Info magazine is the work of Roland Head, who’s the lesser half of Perfect Pieces!

The article focuses mostly on the work of William Moorcroft and the ongoing strength of the top end of the Moorcroft market. The folks at Antiques Info have dug deep into their archives and produced a great set of auction results and pictures of good quality Moorcroft – it’s well worth a look if you’re interested in one of the UK’s most successful and popular potteries (and one that’s still going strong today).

The July/August edition of the magazine is on the newstands now.

PenDelfin Market Feature in Antiques Info Magazine

This month’s Antiques Info magazine includes a feature article on the current state of the PenDelfin market – along with a full three pages of captioned photographs! You may recognise a few of these photographs – they were all provided by Perfect Pieces.

The article itself was written by the other half of Perfect Pieces, Roland Head, and is well worth a read for anyone interested in building a worthwhile collection of PenDelfin figurines.

This issue also has the first of a series of articles about collecting, written by the magazine’s editor, John Ainsley. This makes interesting reading for anyone who is just starting out in the world of antiques, or who is interested in improving the quality and value of their collection.

The PenDelfin article is in the May/June issue of Antiques Info magazine and it’s in newsagents now.

Crown Devon, Antiques Info Magazine & Us!

Crown Devon Matt Glaze Galleon Pattern Yellow JugPerfect Pieces is in print again this month in the March/April 2008 edition of Antiques Info magazine.

The Crown Devon feature is written by Roland, with pictures taken from the our database of past and present stock. The article takes a look at the current market for Fielding’s Crown Devon and highlights some of the rarer and more collectable pieces that are available.

If you’re interested in learning more, the new edition of the magazine should be in your newsagents very shortly – any feedback will be more than welcome.

Perfect Pieces Hits The Newstands Again!

Perfect Pieces is in the press again – in the current (July/August) issue of Antiques Info magazine with a feature on collecting Maling pottery.

Maling Windmill Plate or Charger

If you’re interested in the Tyneside pottery, then you might want to take a look. The article has a huge selection of photos (with sale prices) taken from Antique Info’s auction result database, as well as useful tips on collecting Maling pottery.

Now is a good time to buy Maling, as prices are generally quite subdued – meaning that even the best 1920s pieces can be picked up for fairly reasonable amounts.