The Arnett Vintage Blog

  • Here at Arnett Vintage Co we often get asked ‘Are cigarette cards worth collecting?’, and ‘What is my collection worth?’ So we asked our vintage collector expert Sarah Arnett to help answer these questions. What are Cigarette Cards? During the late 1800’s and early 1900’s......

  • Vintage brass antiques are always very popular pieces, and unique vintage collectables such as our ‘Vintage Brass Fire  Hose Nozzles’ can look fantastic as a prop or a centre piece in your home, especially the ones with branding on them, like our brass fire hose......

  • Have you ever wondered how to tell the difference between a painting and a print? Well this is a question we get asked often, with previous questions including ‘How do I tell if the artwork is a painting?’, or ‘How do I know that the......

  • We often get asked questions like ‘Should I start investing in artwork?’, or ‘How do I start collecting artwork?’, and you have probably asked yourself ‘Is investing in artwork for me?’, or ‘How is easy is it to start collecting art?’ We asked our expert......

  • With our UK Royal Family taking up many a headline already this year we thought we’d dedicate a blog to our historic collection of  Royal memorabilia. We have a fantastic collection of vintage Royal artworks and antique Royal memorabilia for sale across our website, and as......

  • Here at Arnett Vintage Co we have a fantastic range of unique vintage Railwayana in stock at all times on our website. We have handpicked some vintage Railwayana collectables that we know you’ll love, and it’s always worth bookmarking our website, as we list new......

  • Here at Arnett Vintage Co many consider us to be expert salvage hunters, with multiple years of experience in purchasing unique vintage and antiques for collections and resale. Over the years we have created an extensive contact network of key antique dealers around the UK,......

  • In this blog we will advise you about the best places to purchase ornate picture frames, vintage picture frames, shabby chic picture frames and floor standing antique frames, all in accordance with your own taste and budget. Here at Arnett Vintage Co we have been......

  • Best Pre-1940’s Vintage & Antique Goods Across Our Website In this blog we highlight some of the best pre-1940’s antique and vintage collectables listed across our website. On the Arnett Vintage Co website pre-1940’s goods are given their own separate category, so we can showcase......

  • Vintage oil cans are very popular collectables in today’s market, and antique brands such as Esso, Texaco and Castrol can command high prices, as well as those in unusual materials or shapes. Clased under ‘Petroliana’, oil cans started making their way into the antique and vintage markets......

  • So today we’re discussing our top 5 picks of our Vintage Collectable website category. We have 13 categories of antique vintage collectables on our website, but we thought we would narrow it down to help you find out about our favourite unique vintage items. Over......

  • Here at Arnett Vintage Co we love our old vintage and antique maps and we know you do too. Most of our likes on instagram and Facebook social interactions come from when we post an image of one of our antique maps. In particular we......

  • About Vintage Pelham Puppets We absolutely love Pelham Vintage Puppets and we’re sure you will do, if you don’t already! Every Pelham Puppet is hand-made and hand-painted, with their costumes also cut by hand and hand-sewn. This means that every puppet is unique in it’s......

  • What Is An Etching? An etching is a complicated art form, whereby an image is created on a metal plate and then transferred onto paper using chemical action. It’s a print making technique which was perfected in Germany, during the 16th Century. Early etchings were......

  • Here at Arnett Vintage Co we love everything antique and vintage, including Vintage fashion. We love to discover new vintage stores, in particular vintage fashion shops, so we thought we would give you our guide to the ‘Top Vintage Fashions Shops In Yorkshire’. In this......