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Gift Idea: Royal Doulton Downton Abbey Figurines

Royal Doulton Downton Abbey
Another gift idea for Downton Abbey fans is a Downton Abbey figurine from Royal Doulton. They are faithfully crafted limited edition pieces. A selection can currently be seen on the Royal Doulton online store.
If your favorite character is sold out you may find one at a good price  on eBay : CLICK HERE for the current listings on eBay

Lady Mary Figurine by Royal Doulton

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Holiday Collectibles: Add to your collection of Downton Abbey pieces from Dept 56

The holiday season is a great time for displaying Department 56 village collectibles and Downton Abbey fans who missed out on the now retired Downton Abbey pieces from Dept 56 can still find them for sale on the secondary market. The pieces are carefully designed as we can see from the Video clip below.

Seen on eBay:
Department 56 Downton Abbey Series the Dower Light House 64
Department 56 Downton Abbey Series the Dower Light House 64
Dept 56 Downton Abbey A Lady  Gentleman Friend BRAND NEW Free Shipping
Dept 56 Downton Abbey A Lady Gentleman Friend BRAND NEW Free Shipping
NEW Department 56 Downton Abbey Dowager Countess  Young Friend Figurine
NEW Department 56 Downton Abbey Dowager Countess Young Friend Figurine
Department 56 Downton Abbey Lit House 1142 Inch New Free Shipping
Department 56 Downton Abbey Lit House 1142 Inch New Free Shipping
Dept 56 Downton Abbey Dowager Countess  Young Friend BRAND NEW Free Shipping
Dept 56 Downton Abbey Dowager Countess Young Friend BRAND NEW Free Shipping
Department 56 Downton Abbey Series the Dower Light House 64 New
Department 56 Downton Abbey Series the Dower Light House 64 New
Collectible Buildings Department 56 Downton Abbey Lit House 1142 Inch
Collectible Buildings Department 56 Downton Abbey Lit House 1142 Inch
Dept 56 Downton Abbey Dowager Countess  Young Friend 4044802
Dept 56 Downton Abbey Dowager Countess Young Friend 4044802
NIB DEPT 56 DOWNTON ABBEY SERIES DOWAGER COUNTESS  YOUNG FRIEND 4044802
NIB DEPT 56 DOWNTON ABBEY SERIES DOWAGER COUNTESS YOUNG FRIEND 4044802
Department 56 Christmas Downton Abbey Lit House Collectable Decor Castle
Department 56 Christmas Downton Abbey Lit House Collectable Decor Castle
Brand New Dept 56 Downton Abbey Series Lady Crawley and Gentleman Friend
Brand New Dept 56 Downton Abbey Series Lady Crawley and Gentleman Friend
Department 56 Downton Abbey Series Lord Granthams Limousine Figurine 4043910
Department 56 Downton Abbey Series Lord Granthams Limousine Figurine 4043910

Downton Abbey: Mrs Hughes’ Pullman Lamp

Brass tripod Pullman lamp on Mrs Hughes table

If you ever wondered about the lamp on the table in Mrs Hughes sitting room you may be interested to know that it is a called a Pullman lamp. Pullman lamps were commonly seen on Pullman railway carriages in in the Edwardian era. The picture on the right above is an example of a similar brass tripod Pullman table lamp and is an original antique from the era . I see more like it on eBay occasionally. Click here to see the current selection.

Household Wants Indicator Available on Ebay

householdwantsindicator
The household wants indicatior is a much wanted Downton Abbey related collector item and this is one that is on eBay currently - click picture above to go straight to the listing on eBay.
Recent news about the Downton Abbey movie is sure to please fans and to heat up the demand for vintage collectibles again:
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/sep/19/downton-abbey-movie-maggie-smith

Downton Abbey Style Finds

Vintage Desktop Calendar and Ink stand
Vintage Desktop Calendar and Ink stand

A vintage Desktop Calendar and Ink stand found on eBay.com remind me of the downstairs scenes of Mrs Hughes at her desk in her sitting room on Downton Abbey. A similar framed silhouette was seen on her wall in the early seasons.

Downton Abbey: The Empire Typewriter

The Empire Typewriter as seen on Downton Abbey

The Empire typewriter patented in 1892 was seen on an early episode of Downton Abbey. The Empire typewriter was first manufactured by Williams Mfg. Co. , Montreal, Canada and Plattsburgh U.S. In 1924 production moved to British Typewriters Ltd. West Bromwich,Staffordshire, England

A similar one was seen on eBay http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-VINTAGE-EMPIRE-TYPEWRITER-PATENT-1892-shop-display-advertising-office-/151888060585
Reference:   http://www.typewritermuseum.org/collection/index.php3?machine=empire&cat=kf