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Melbourne Antiques Fair 2016 announced

Following the success of the inaugural Melbourne Antiques and Vintage Fair, the promoters have announced that there will be a Fair in 2016.

The second annual event is planned for July 2016.

Watch this space for details!

Pastimes Antiques exhibit an enviable array of superb pieces

Pastimes glass paperweight collection on exhibit at the Newcastle Antiques & Collectables Fair, August 2014



[001] Herend small handpainted lidded bowl  (20th century)
Herend small handpainted lidded bowl (20th century)
We are thrilled to have Bill and Barbara Newman of Pastimes Antiques exhibiting with us at the Melbourne Antiques and Vintage Fair. Barbara and Bill are respected and longstanding dealers on the Sydney scene, with a reputation for ‘knowing their stuff’ (this is a rave in the antiques world), and with a recognised expertise in glass paperweights.


[007] Salvador Ysart inkbottle with paperwight base (c.1929)
Salvador Ysart inkbottle with paperwight base (c.1929)
[003] Silver plated tea kettle (c.1890)
Silver-plated tea kettle (c.1890)

Among the beautiful items that Pastimes will have for sale at Melbourne if not sold before will be a lovely 19th Century silver-plated tea kettle,






[004] Loetz iridescent vase (c.1905)
Double-handled Loetz iridescent vase (c.1905)


a Loetz iridescent glass vase, a marvellous Art Deco era Japanese cloisonné vase, and a pair of wine bottles with decorations by Salvador Dali, as well as an astounding display of glass paperweights.

[006] Salvador Dali decanters for Rosso Antico (1970)
Salvador Dali decanters for Rosso Antico (1970)




Drop by Stand No. 24 for a closer look at all the wonderful items the Newmans have on offer!


[002] Japanese cloisonne vase (1930's)
Japanese cloisonne vase (1930s)

Countdown to the Melbourne Antiques & Vintage Fair 2015 Begins!

It’s coming!
Thursday 26th February
Sunday 1st March 2015

Australia’s newest premier antiques event:
The Melbourne
Antiques and Vintage Fair


29 Top Dealers from across Australia

in the beautiful and historic

St Kilda City Hall1

St Kilda Town Hall


Bona Fide antiques.

Genuine vintage.

Dealers have agreed to accurate labelling and no reproductions.

No items manufactured after 1985.

Items such as you’ve seen on The Antiques Roadshow: Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian antiques. Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces of the type that can be seen in museums, and also a large selection for the family collector and the Retro and Vintage folks!

Retro, Vintage and Kitsch. A selection of boy’s toys and weaponry. Jewellery, furniture, ceramics, china, antique prints, vintage clothing, kitchenalia and kitsch.

Truly a fair collectors shouldn’t miss!