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About reynardcollectables

Married to Barbara, two boys, work from home office. Trying to build my collectables hobby into a profitable business.

From humble beginnings – Gareth Southgate

As a feature writer of articles for the EFL League 2 club Crawley Town FC football programme I draw on my collection of old programmes, press cuttings and ephemera to compile a “Retro” article in all of our home matchday … Continue reading

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French Indo-China Saigon, Croquet anyone?

My Reynard Collectables company picked up a nice collection of several hundred mainly French postcards at auction recently. It leaves me with a dilemma I have had before as the collection seems to mainly centre around one address in Parthenay … Continue reading

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France – The Golden Age of Aviation

I have always admired the early postcards,programmes and graphics from the many and varied French Air Shows from the early 1900s through to the 1930s and was delighted to be able to buy a collection of these items at a … Continue reading

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WW2 Allied Forces Football in Italy

My previous blog mentioned the diversity of items I accumulate and highlighted a 1950s theatrical archive compiled by artistes “Desiree and Pierre” ¬†and to emphasise this diversity another recent listing in Reynard Collectables ebay store is another collection but this … Continue reading

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1950s Risque Theatre “Desiree & Pierre”

One of the joys of the collectables business is you never know what is going to come in next. To emphasise this point I am penning a couple of blog posts to highlight a couple of fascinating lots I have … Continue reading

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Linen Postcards Origins in Europe not USA?

As a huge fan of the vibrant colours and unusual locations of the “linen” textured postcards produced in the 1930-50s by companies such as Curt Teich and Asheville I have built up a fairly large stock. Some years back I … Continue reading

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Anyone for tennis – Wimbledon 1900s & Olympic Champions

I have just been listing on my Reynard Collectables ebay store a very fine group of about thirty postcards, bought last year as part of a massive (and expensive!) collection at auction. The major part of the collection was glamour … Continue reading

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