MY FIRST TRADE WAS TWO POUNDS PROFIT

BOUGHT AT CHARITY SHOP, SOLD AT AUCTION 

 

WE ALWAYS RETURN TO OUR ROOTS!!

 

HOW MUCH WAS IT? IT WAS JUST TWO POUNDS PROFIT AND I WAS ELATED. NEVER TRADED BEFORE, NEVER MADE A PROFIT ON ANYTHING BEFORE AND NEVER SOLD AT AUCTION BEFORE.

YES, IT A CANDELABRA I BOUGHT FOR TEN POUNDS, IT SOLD AT A LOCAL AUCTION FOR FOURTEEN POUNDS AND I NETTED TWELVE POUNDS.

YES I WAS OVER THE MOON WITH A TWO POUND PROFIT!!

 

CHARITY SHOPS AND TREASURES!

HAVE YOU DONE THE SAME AT SOME POINT? I AM SURE A LOT OF US HAVE DONE BUT ARE A LITTLE EMBARRASSED TO ADMIT IT. CHARITY SHOPS ARE SPREADING LIKE MUSHROOMS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY AND THERE IS NO HIGH ROAD NOW THAT HAS NOT GOT ONE OR TWO OR MORE. THEY ARE BUSINESSES AND I REGRET THAT. I LOOK AT THE WINDOWS FROM TIME TO TIME AND I BUY SMALL ITEMS WHEN THERE IS SOMETHING THAT I FIND INTERESTING AND OTHERS DONATED.

I DONATE PLENTY MYSELF AND THUS HELPING OTHERS AND BEING HELPED SOMEHOW IS A GOOD WAY TO SHOW THAT YOU CARE FOR OTHERS AND ARE PART OF A SOCIETY THAT CARES FOR THE WEAK.

WHAT IS THIS ALL ABOUT?

 

VICTORIAN ART WAS THROWN IN THE BINS IN 1960 AND 1970S

 

YES, IT WAS THROWN AWAY AS USELESS AND UNDESIRABLE.THEN, THE 1980S CAME AS WELL AS THE 1990S AND THE ART OF THE VICTORIANS FOUND A NEW LEASE OF LIFE, HIGH PRICES AND SOME VERY HIGH PRICES AMONG THE PRE-RAFAELITE ARTISTS.

TODAY, VICTORIAN ART IS ONCE AGAIN IN DECLINE AND NOBODY WANTS TO KNOW ABOUT IT. IS IT TIME TO START COLLECTING GOOD VICTORIAN ART AT LOW PRICES. WHAT IF THE ART OF THE VICTORIANS RETURN TO FASHION ONCE AGAIN?

I AM NOT WORRIED ABOUT THE COUPLE OF PAINTINGS I HAVE AS THEY COST ME VERY LITTLE. ON THE CONTRARY, I BUY THE SMALL PIECE HERE AND THERE, IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT AND I CAN AFFORD IT. MY FIRST SERIOUS PROFIT FROM A PAINTING BACK IN THE 1980S. IT WAS FROM A STILL LIFE OF SUPER QUALITY BY GEORGE CLARE. DOUBLING AN INVESTMENT OF TWO THOUSAND POUNDS IN 1984-85 WAS IMMENSE.

YESTERDAY, I BOUGHT A SMALL MARINE PAINTING FROM A CHARITY SHOP IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD FOR ONLY 30.00 POUNDS. ART OF 1890-1900, ART THAT IS OF QUALITY AND I PAID THIRTY POUNDS. AM I ALONE OR AM I MAD IN THINKING THAT ART IS LIBERATING, ART IS A GOOD INVESTMENT AND ONE SHOULD INVEST ON THE DOWN AND DOWN?

 

THIS IS MY ADVICE TO ALL READERS TODAY!! INVEST IN VICTORIAN ART

BUT SPEND ONLY WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD!!

 

PETER CONSTANT