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Miller's Collecting the 1970s

By Katherine Higgins

  • Hardback
  • £15.99

Starsky & Hutch, Elton John, flared trousers and platform boots, Charlie's Angels, Verner Panton furniture, Afghan coats, the Sony Walkman...the list of icons to emerge from the 1970s is endless, and each is enormously popular with collectors and public alike. The decade was packed with innovation including technological breakthroughs such as the Sinclair calculator and the digital watch. Today, fashionable interiors are packed with ideas and objects taken from this vibrant decade. Miller's Collecting the 1970s features essential information on all these trends, with a witty and sparkling text by a real enthusiast, and is packed with handy tips on how to spot a bargain or uncover a classic. Practical advice on where to find items is also included, along with information on how to care for your collection and suggestions for further reading.

Biographical Notes

Katherine Higgins is an author, broadcaster and presenter specializing in antiques and collectables. She is the antiques correspondent for the Express as well as the regular presenter of antiques stories for Sky News and the host of a monthly phone-in on modern collectables for BBC Radio. She writes monthly collecting columns for Real Homes Magazine and Woman & Home, and has also written features for the Times, the Telegraph and the Daily Mail. Her recent book, Are You Rich received widespread coverage, and in 1999 she anchored two 10-part series - The Victorians and Home Ground - for Channel 5.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781840003901
  • Publication date: 17 May 2001
  • Page count: 144
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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