Category: Advice

  • How to repair items

    If you, unfortunately, damage a piece whilst dusting or your recent eBay purchases arrive damaged, do not panic as depending on the extent of the damage pieces can be repaired. First, find a stable clean work space and assess the extent of the damage and check you have all the pieces.  An item showing a…

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  • Should I insure my collection?

    For many of us, our collections can be some of our most prized possessions but do we need to get specialist insurance to protect them? If you want peace of mind, you may wish to consider insurance either through your home contents insurance policy or through specialist collectors insurance. Like most insurance, collector’s insurance is…

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  • Taking care of your collection 

    Items produced by Peter are cast from a ceramic/resin mix which makes them very durable.  However, they still need to be handled with care to avoid chips and more serious damage.  If any of your pieces suffer any damage there is no need to panic as Peter does offer a repair service, for more details…

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  • How to Display your Collection

    To help eliminate damage and the amount of time spent dusting your collection it is advisable to display items behind glass and away from direct sunlight to ensure the vibrancy of the paint does not fade or degrade over time. Due to the sheer number of pieces Peter has produced over the years then it…

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  • Identifying Colour Box Miniatures and the work of Peter Fagan

    This document is to act as a guide to help identify pieces by giving details of base labels and markings that can be found on pieces. 

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  • Valuations of Colour Box Miniatures

    Like most collectables, the value of pieces can fluctuate over the years and the work of Peter is no different.  A valuation service is offered by lifelong collector and website curator Rachael Fretter.  Rachael has extensive knowledge of all the collections Peter produces and checks eBay daily to get a feel for the market.  The…

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  • Selling Colour Box Miniatures

    If you’ve built up a section of duplicate pieces or you’ve decided to sell your collection there are a number of options open to you. You can either try to sell items individually or as a job lot.  Depending on how quickly you wish to sell, selling individually typically takes time but yields more income…

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  • Buying Colour Box Miniatures

    Growing and adding to a collection is now easier than ever due to the multitude of offline and online shopping outlets. Direct from Peter Peter is still sculpting pieces and when a new item is launched it will feature in the news section of this site and on the dedicated Facebook group.  Alternatively, sign up…

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