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Collectables: market in Tintin artwork takes off
Artwork for Le Lotus Bleu Tintin book © ©Artcurual
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Collectables: market in Tintin artwork takes off

Tintin, the Belgian boy-reporter cum adventurer, is in demand once again. Chris Carter reports.
16 Oct 2020
Collectables: art investors are banking on Banksy
Banksy's Show me the Monet © Sotheby's
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Collectables: art investors are banking on Banksy

Demand for Banksy’s work shows no sign of abating, says Chris Carter
2 Oct 2020
Lego: building profits from plastic bricks
Lego Millennium Falcon © LEGO Group
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Lego: building profits from plastic bricks

The popularity of Lego boomed as bored workers twiddled their thumbs at home. Chris Carter reports
23 Sep 2020
Matchbox toys are on fire with collectors
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Matchbox toys are on fire with collectors

The children of the 1960s are fuelling a boom in collectable model cars, says Chris Carter.
4 Sep 2020
Sukhinder Singh: get ready for the rum revolution
The Havana Club Rum Museum in Havana, Cuba © Getty images
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Sukhinder Singh: get ready for the rum revolution

Rum has come of age and for collectors, the party is just getting started. Sukhinder Singh, co-founder of The Whisky Exchange, talks to MoneyWeek.
21 Aug 2020
What's behind the boardroom barney at Pollen Street investment trust?
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What's behind the boardroom barney at Pollen Street investment trust?

A dispute between the manager and the board has broken out at Pollen Street Secured Lending, an online-lending investment trust.
3 Aug 2020
The boom in second-hand pumps
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The boom in second-hand pumps

“Sneakerhead culture” has made old trainers newly desirable. Chris Carter reports.
21 Jul 2020

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Classic football shirts: check your wardrobe for hidden treasure
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Classic football shirts: check your wardrobe for hidden treasure

Classic football shirts are soaring in price. Have you got a winner in the wardrobe? Chris Carter reports
10 Jul 2020
The art world goes online with virtual auctions
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The art world goes online with virtual auctions

The pandemic has presented new challenges for auction houses, says Chris Carter
12 Jun 2020
New ways to profit from a love of whisky
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New ways to profit from a love of whisky

Chris Carter looks at the latest online developments for whisky lovers.
29 May 2020
Wine-lovers sniff opportunity online
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Wine-lovers sniff opportunity online

The lockdown has seen wine lovers rush online, says Chris Carter.
29 May 2020
Vintage champagne: an effervescent asset
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22 May 2020
The £2m lump of rock up for auction
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The £2m lump of rock up for auction

This $2m lump of moon rock is astronomical in more than one sense of the word. Chris Carter reports
15 May 2020
The art world is back in business
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The art world is back in business

Art galleries and auction houses are tentatively looking to reopen their doors as the pandemic starts to subside.
15 May 2020
Should you buy gold coins?
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Should you buy gold coins?

When buying gold coins, it's important to decide whether you are collecting or investing, says Chris Carter.
1 May 2020
Diamonds lose their sparkle for investors
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Diamonds lose their sparkle for investors

Diamonds are no longer among investors’ best friends, says Chris Carter
17 Apr 2020
Fine Wine offers investors calm amidst the Covid-19 storm
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9 Apr 2020
How coronavirus is affecting the art market
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How coronavirus is affecting the art market

The extraordinary boom in art fairs has suddenly fizzled out.
3 Apr 2020
The messages written in coins
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The messages written in coins

Centuries ago, coins were used to convey messages across borders, says Chris Carter. And as an exhibition in Abu Dhabi shows, they still speak to us c…
2 Apr 2020
Forget stocks – handbags have outperformed them all
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Forget stocks – handbags have outperformed them all

A surprising collectable has been trouncing other asset classes. Chris Carter reports
20 Mar 2020
Nintendo Playstation: geek dreams are made of this
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Nintendo Playstation: geek dreams are made of this

The only Nintendo PlayStation ever made is up for grabs.
21 Feb 2020
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Having the time of your life

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10 Feb 2020