Tag: auction

eBay watch: London Dossier paperback

Not really a useful travel guide in 2010, but back in 1967, Len Deighton's London Dossier might just have got you around the world of 'swinging' London. Deighton was asked to produced a contemporary travel guide for the city and in turn, used writers who were part of the London […]

eBay watch: Get Dressed boutique guide

Big thanks to Tracy for flagging up this little gem on eBay – the Get Dressed London boutique guide from 1966. Published by the Garnstone Press, the book is written by Millicent Bultitude and has a forward by Mary Quant. It's also an 80-page reference book on London's 'fashion boutiques' […]

Paul Weller Mini up for auction

Not a colour scheme for everyone, but if you want a distinctive Mini with a Paul Weller touch, you might want to bid for the Paul Weller limited edition Mini Cooper. Some of you might have recognised the colour scheme – it uses the same one as one of the […]

eBay watch: 1960s Rave magazines

Some real bargains on eBay right now, specifically these mod to late-60s Rave magazines. We have featured the magazine before, a teen/hipster magazine that ran through the 60s and into the early 1970s, with some issues well worth seeking out, especially if the price is right. The price is right […]

eBay watch: Glasgow Gang Observed

It's one of the hardest mod-related books to find – and there's a copy of James Patrick's A Glasgow Gang Observed on eBay right now for 95p. You can read a brief piece on it here, but to sum up, it's an academic book about Glasgow gangs in the 60s […]

eBay watch: 1960 Vespa 150

Tasty scooter – and right now, this Vespa 150 is under £1,000. Not bad considering this 1960 model has had a full restoration as recently as 2009, with an engine overhaul, new electrics and plenty of cosmetic work too, judging by the paint job and those seats. The MOT runs […]

eBay watch: The Sixties

Here's something very interesting, The Sixties, published in 1973 by Sociopack Publications. It's a pack rather than a book, comprising of loose leaf illustrated textsheets covering Pop Art, Fashion, Architecture, Cinema, Literature, Fashion and Pop Music, including features on the likes of Mary Quant, Jean Shrimpton, Hockney, The Beatles, Warhol. […]

Velvet Cave dress auctions on eBay

Velvet Cave is the work of 22-year-old designer Imogen Shurey, who is making a name for herself with her 60s and early 70s-inspired dresses. New designs will be shown off later this year, but for now, Velvet Cave has added a number of sourced vintage dresses and coats on eBay […]