Name
Brian Carruthers
Company
Bac to Basic Antiques
  1. What do you deal in?

    A broad range of porcelain and glass. My main speciality areas being Royal commemorative, Queen Victoria through to Queen Elizabeth II, Military Commemoratives – Boer War, First World War, Second World War, Belleek Irish Porcelain and Victorian and Edwardian coloured glass.

     

  2. When did you start dealing?

    My wife has been an antiques dealer for 30 years. I took over her business when she retired in 2001.

     

  3. Best buy?

    I have a beautiful collection of Stourbridge glass. 

     

  4. Top Tip for new collectors?

    Make alliances with dealers you can trust who can then source pieces for your collection.

     

  5. Why do you choose to exhibit at fairs?

    I choose to exhibit at fairs because I like interacting with people.

     

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