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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc
    Published on Tuesday, 25 September 2012

    What an incredible achievement! The sqrall.com's official Pinterest account has just reached and passed 1 MILLION followers. From everyone at Sqrall.com - ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc
    Published on Friday, 31 August 2012

    It's a match made in art history heaven - Andy Warhol and Campbell’s Soup. In an amazing 50th anniversary celebration Campbell’s soup have created 32 Campbell's soup cans, all wrapped out with Andy Warhol art. I have to say that I will be picking these up myself as these are ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc
    Published on Friday, 27 July 2012

    Imagine walking into to a room and finding every single Pez dispenser that has ever been created? Also in the next room is every piece of Pez memorabilia ever released? Well think no more as the place actually exists in Connecticut. Pez dispensers have captured the collector’s imagination for many ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc
    Published on Wednesday, 23 May 2012

    This Oxford Diecast Model Bentley S1 Continental is a standard steel construction and was manufactured with stressed skin construction, but also contains certain bodywork sections that are made from aluminum. Replacing Bentley’s R-Type saloon, which was in circulation from 1946, the Bentley S1 Continental processed a greater level of space due to the wheelbase being three ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc
    Published on Tuesday, 15 May 2012

    John Galliano, the Creative Director, recently unveiled the fashion-forward designs aimed at a European market. Based on Madonna the designs are a collectors dream. The bottles are so designer chic that I think this would create a collector out of anyone. The Diet Coke bottle designs were created to coincide with ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc
    Published on Wednesday, 18 April 2012

    David and Victoria Beckham are clearly in the category of most famous couples. With David Beckhams well documented and publicised football, or soccer, career where he has won some of the highest awards in football both as an individual and as part of a team. His ambassador roles and advertising ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc, Movies
    Published on Monday, 26 March 2012

    George Clooney has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since January 31, 2008 and is well noted for his political activism. From his early days on the set of ER he has risen to become a bankable success story taking three Golden Globe Awards and an ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc, Music
    Published on Friday, 16 March 2012

    In my search for collectors around the world I have come across many people who collect Michael Jackson memorabilia. From the straightforward records, clothes and concert memorabilia to the weird and wonderful things like a locket of his hair, tissues he used and more. But I was interested to learn ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Antiques, Misc, Music
    Published on Sunday, 11 March 2012

    In 2010 her art collection sold for £2.3 Million at aucton. Within her collection were works that included a full-length nude study of her by Lucian Freud when she was pregnant. It was entitled 'Eight Months Gone.' At auction it made £601,250 which is an incredible figure as before the ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc, Movies
    Published on Wednesday, 7 March 2012

    So to know that Tom Hanks is a major collector himself was a great find for me. I was unaware of Tom’s unique and fascinating collection of Typewriters. Once on Regis and Kelly show he spoke about how his collection is growing to an impressive size and has dozens of ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Misc, Movies
    Published on Sunday, 4 March 2012

    According to the press, and we all know how they can stretch the truth, Johnny has been known to buy and collect pigeon skeletons in his spare time. Quite what the fascination Johnny has for the birds is not mentioned but it certainly is an incredible story. He also, the stories go, ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Antiques, Misc, Travel
    Published on Sunday, 8 January 2012

    In 1912 the doomed Titanic slipped beneath the waves with a tragic loss of life and a gasp from the world. How this tragic event unfolded has always been the talk of conspiracy, legend and even a Hollywood blockbusting film starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. But 100 ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: House hold, Misc
    Published on Thursday, 6 October 2011

    I imagine that Steve Jobs is probably the only man who could walk into heaven and make improvements. His legacy will be forever imprinted into history as a man of great vision, a man that beware like but many aspire. I hope Apple goes on to be even stronger in the ...
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  • alan
    Author: Alan Firmin
    categories: Comic Books, Misc, Sport
    Published on Thursday, 22 September 2011

    I remember flicking through my fathers stamp collection when i was a kid with a magnifying glass so that I could see the details of the paintings and illustration. My military fascination comes from my grand father first, as I have mentioned in an earlier blog post, as well as ...
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