Christmas collectibles include ornaments, crockery, decorations, crackers, cards, jewellery and even Christmas trees. They appeal to many types of collectors, especially those who have a nostalgic soft spot for the festive time of year. The author reveals the best collectibles of the past and present and how to spot future seasonal best-buys. Illustrated in colour and b/w.
Christmas collectibles are bought all year round by dedicated collectors. There is a huge following for Father Christmas collectables whether its snow globes or cake ornaments and the book is divided into chapters to reflect the wide array of goods available. Other areas include Christmas trees, vintage baubles and decorations. AUTHOR: The author of The Greatest Tips on Antiques in the World, A Collect It! Magazine columnist and a regular on BBC Radio London alongside Christopher Biggins who wrote the forward for this book. Tracy was an antiques expert on the BBC's 20th Roadshow and has appeared on a number of TV shows including BBC Breakfast and ITV's This Morning. The Essex based author and antiques dealer also works for Stacey's Auctioneers in Essex. ILLUSTRATIONS 150 colour photographs *