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Why you should collect vintage vinyl records

In today’s 21st century digital age, why do people still collect vinyl? And what is the point of collecting vinyl records today? We look at five reasons for collecting vintage vinyl records.

5 of the most popular antique boxes to collect

Antique boxes come in all shapes and sizes (literally), from writing and pill boxes, to sewing and trinket boxes. We explore some of the more popular styles of antique box.

An upcycler’s guide to vintage furniture

The trend for upcycling vintage pieces to give them a new lease of life isn’t going anywhere for now, but should you upcycle antique pieces and, if not, why not?

A buyer’s guide to identifying antique dressing tables

An antique dressing table has stood the test of time but how do you know if your dressing table is antique and what should you look for when buying one? Our guide has all the answers.
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360 Degree Product Photography arrives at HAC

Innovative 360 degree product photography equipment helps to raise the bar for Hemswell Antique Centres dealers.

A guide to Royal Memorabilia

As we prepare to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, we look back at royal memorabilia over the years.

How to clean antique brass lighting – our 5 top tips

The rise in popularity of brass and copper interior accessories has led to a renewed demand for antique brass lighting. But should you clean it, and if so, how? We explain all.

Mantel clocks - why they are so popular and what you should look for

Antique mantel clocks make stunning display items, individually and in groups on a bookcase or tabletop. But, what is our fascination with them and what makes a great example?

Antique gift ideas for Father’s Day

It can be hard to buy a Father’s Day gift for the man who has everything so we have found some great items that will show him you care!

Antique mirrors – what to look for and how to choose one

How do I choose an old mirror? How can I tell if a mirror is antique? Read on to find out everything you need to know!