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Barbara Gair has been trading in quality Antiques for over 40 years. For many years specializing in Staffordshire Figures, Fairings. Mason and other Ironstonewares. During the early years Barbara worked the local fair circuits, where she traded in high quality Furniture, Fine Silver. Glass and Ceramics. There after she acquired a stall at the Famous "Bermondsey  Barbara made many lifelong friends and customers.

In 1986, Barbara met John Gair, they decided to join forces in their businesses. In 1990 both Barbara and John opened their well known Antique Shop in the Broadway, LEIGH-ON-SEA.  Here they traded in Furniture, Staffordshire Figures,  Silver, Glass, Militaria. Tribal Art and Taxidermy.

They started up their first Web Site in 1995.  They both felt that the Antique market was moving quickly in this direction.  After selling their shop, Barbara continued to specialize in Staffordshire Figures, Fairings,  Masons and other Ironstonewares. 


John continued with the Taxidermy, Tribal Art, Ethnic Weapons plus Airship Memorabilia.
John now has his own specialist website

Multiple gallery's can be viewed. Offering exclusive pieces for sale.
Tribal Artifacts
Airship & Zeppelin Memorabilia
Exciting New Gallery for 

John can also be contacted at

Reference books
Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840
by Myrna Schkolne 

Can be purchased from 


The Staffordshire Figure Association (SFA) is an organization that promotes the enjoyment and study of pottery figures made in Staffordshire, England and other regions of Gt. Britain during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. By sharing interests and knowledge with each other as well as with curators, historians and the general public, our members ensure that Staffordshire figures will be appreciated for generations to come.

To join the S.F.A. please follow the link below to their website. 

The website address is as follows: 


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