The soundtrack to Windrush

Mid 1960s to late 1970s ska and reggae record labels. Featured here are a number of mid-1960s to late-1970s ska and reggae record labels. They are from a collection owned by DJ and graphic designer Shernette Daly, who worked for seminal reggae label Trojan Records in the noughties.

Love letter from Italy

A story of emigration and Italian values in tinplate packaging Italian Olive Oil Tins 1860-1960 is a book as specific and focused as its title suggests. The book displays the fruits of Tiziana Riva Guatelli's lifelong passion and collection of tins and original lithographic artworks.


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Back issues

The Collector’s Companion is a quarterly magazine. If you’d like to refer to an old issue, you’ll find the most recent ones below. You can view our issues online free of charge, but if you’d like to receive a printed copy in the post you can order one for a…

Helios & Co

Here’s a look inside Helios & Co antiques shop in Weedon Bec, with photos taken at various times, the most recent being the date at the top of this page. You’ll find Helios & Co at 25-27 High St, Weedon Bec, Northampton NN7 4QD.