Investing in

Antique Silver Toys

and Miniatures

William G. Jackman

By the same author




Masonic Memorabilia for Collectors (2002)




The Freemasons Daughter (2009)

Playing Away (in preparation)

The Elusive Mr Hooper (in preparation)



aesop Collectables



AESOP Collectables

An imprint of AESOP Publications

Martin Noble Editorial / AESOP

28 Abberbury Road, Oxford OX4 4ES, UK


First paperback edition published by AESOP Publications

Copyright (c) 2011 William G. Jackman


The right of William G. Jackman to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of the copyright designs and Patents Act 1988.



A catalogue record of this book is

available from the British Library.


First paperback edition 2011


Condition of sale:

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording or any information storage and retrieval system, without prior permission in writing from the publisher. This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, sold or hired out or otherwise circulated in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without a similar condition including this condition being imposed on the subsequent purchaser.


ISBN: 978-0-9569098-0-0


The author is grateful to all who have kindly made their photographs available for printing in this book. Wherever possible he has made known the source of the photographs in the captions



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