2011 is not the first time the Newspaper industry in the UK has been on the rocks. From the mid-eighties through the nineties most of the UK’s newspapers were relocating their printing operations to Wapping or Canary Wharf. Much of that involved updating technology, so what do you do with your old printing press?
We continue our look at stuff in store at probably the best storage facility in Britain – the Science Museum’s large object store – at Wroughton in Wiltshire. The De Havilland Comet started a global travel revolution. As the first commercial jetliner to enter service it set the benchmark for inter-continental travel.
When the News of the World newspaper closed recently, it brought to an end 168 years of publishing, with many people buying the very last copy in July as a collector’s item. But newspapers aren’t the only type of collectable paper around; magazines, stamps, autographs, movie posters etc. can all be worth storing away for […]
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