Andy Mccon­nell, glass ex­pert

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he first ‘col­lec­tor’ item I ever bought was the 1964 sin­gle I Only Want to Be With You. I was 12. Be­fore that, I’d frit­tered away my pocket money on Air­fix mod­els. No idea where that is now…

My col­lec­tion of glass of all ages ex­tends to some­thing in the re­gion of 30,000 pieces. These are spread

be­tween our shop, my office,

Fiona Bruce and her team of ex­perts tell us about the an­tiques that started their in­ter­est as col­lec­tors and con­nois­seurs...

a barn and six railway arches that I’ve had a lease on for 30 years. I have very lit­tle glass at home as He­len, my wife, says I’ve enough space to put all my old toot in with­out hav­ing it in the house!

Fiona is both sad­dened and fas­ci­nated by work­house em­broi­dery

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