Spring - Issue 45
REBEL EMPERORS OF BRITANNIA: CARAUSIUS AND ALLECTUS
At the end of third century AD, Carausius and Allectus successively ruled Britain, and parts of the Continental coast, as rebel emperors for a period of ten years. And yet despite extraordinary achievements, they remain largely unknown to most people.
LIEUTENANT WILLIAM PILCH RN – FROM THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR TO WINDSOR CASTLE
The Man Behind The Medal
A SEVENTEENTH CENTURY MAGPIE: DOWAGER QUEEN HEDWIG ELEONORA OF SWEDEN
Hidden in the lines of these meticulously detailed inventories we find the story of a seventeenth century woman with a passion for collecting.
A WORD FROM OUR CHAIRMAN
In our annual letter from our Chairman, Olivier Stocker discusses Spink’s largest number of auctions in its 357 year history, and the return of the Chinese Collector on the international scene.