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Expert opinion [The Ipswich Advertiser]

3 May 2012

[from article in The Ipswich Advertiser, published 5th May 2012]

Centre welcomes antiques guru

Antiques expert Alan Carter and his photographer Leon O'Neil spent the day at Ipswich Antique Centre recently to photograph items for his latest publication, Guide to Antiques and Collectables in Australia.

Mr Carter is the pre-eminent authority on antiques in Australia, having published and edited mroe than 45 books on antiques and collectables.

He has been in the antiques industry in both England and Australia for 50 years as a dealer, publisher, TV presenter, author, speaker and event organiser.

The ABC TV program Treasure Hunt made him a familiar face, and he is also the regular antiques expert for several ABC radio programs.