Turn dispensable knickknacks intocash with Jamie's indispensible knowledge of all things collectable. This is a one-stop guide to jumping on the bric-a-brac bandwagon and riding it with style! Over the last few years, antiques and collectibles have exploded into the popular imagination spurred on by television shows, a boom in nostalgia, and the rise of the Internet auction. And author Jamie Breese has been at the very front of this revolution. Today, huge numbers of individuals of all ages and backgrounds are quitting their day jobs to take up this "career"becoming their own boss, basing themselves at home, and many are making a mint! Collecting great objects is also a superb, addictive pastime and, for some, a way of life. Let Jamie share with you his best tips and tricks on how to both buy and sell. With the main focus on 20th-century collectibles, Jamie blows the dust off the business, and lets us in on his top20 collectibles, too. From Royal Doulton to toy robots to Corgi Cars, he has everything covered, from the history to the prices. And now it's time for you to get a piece of the action. Buying, selling, and collecting is simple and fun with "Make a Mint! "What are you waiting for?"
Jamie Breese is one of the world's leading antiques and collectables experts. With a background in the business, he has been the presenter and expert on countless TV series from ITV1's "Everything Must Go! "and "This Morning "to BBC2's "The Life Laundry "and "The Antiques Show." He has been the weekly antiques and collectables columnist at the "Sunday Mirror "for seven years and is a consultant and writer for the BBC's prestigious "Homes & Antiques "magazine.