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The New 10£ Note Increases Jane Austen Collectibles Values

The New 10£ Note Increases Jane Austen Collectibles Values
By Vida Cunningham September 15, 2017 No comments

The announcement of the launch of the new British 10£ note on September 14, 2017 with the image of Jane Austen prominently displayed is a fantastic and welcome news to all Jane Austen fans across the globe. What an honor to be bestowed on this greatly beloved novelist; as apart from the Queen, Jane Austen is the only woman to be featured on an English bank note.

This great honor and recognition not only increases Jane Austen’s worldwide fame by leaps and bounds, it will certainly affect the value of all collectibles representing and related to Jane Austen. Of special note is the highly collectible Jane Austen French Limoges boxes . This collection of highly-prized hand-painted miniature art pieces is created in limited quantities which are greatly treasured by all Jane Austen fans.

Collectible Jane Austen Set of Books Limoges Box by Beauchamp |

The new 10£ bank note was unveiled at Winchester Cathedral as part of commemorating the 200 th anniversary of Austen’s untimely death at age 41. The note features images of Queen Elizabeth II, Jane’s famous writing desk, her brother’s manor house, Godmersham Park, which is said to have inspired several of her books, and last but not least, Elizabeth Bennet, the beloved heroine of Austen’s most famous novel “Pride and Prejudice”. The note also includes a quote from “Pride and Prejudice”: “I declare, after all there is no enjoyment like reading!”

Jane Austen has touched the lives of millions of readers and has become a close friend to many. Undoubtedly, every Jane Austen fan has read her books and watched the movie adaptations numerous times. Her fans not only love her books and films, but also love collecting objects that symbolizes this beloved author and her works.

Pride and Prejudice”, perhaps her most famous novel, has been captured on film numerous times and has inspired other film adaptations and TV productions during the 20 th and 21st centuries. This beloved story portrays how its heroine, Elizabeth Bennett, can win the heart of the handsome yet serious and arrogant Mr. Darcy, whose 20,000£ annual income adds greatly to his good looks. The vivacity, humor and strength of character of Elizabeth Bennett has inspired us all with every read or movie viewing.

Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" collectible Limoges box by Beauchamp |

The beautifully hand-painted “Pride and Prejudice” open book Limoges box is an absolute MUST-HAVE for every Jane Austen fan. The exquisite Limoges box art piece features an image of Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy walking side by side, perhaps in the beautiful grounds of Pemberley. Inside is an inscription from Pride and Prejudice: “A single man of good fortune, must be in want of a wife”!!!

Sense and Sensibility ” is another masterpiece by Austen with a more somber tone depicting young love, loss, survival through financial difficulties and a happy ending. This touching story is captured in an adorable collectible Limoges box in the form of an illustrated book with an image of Mr. Willoughby carrying Marianne in his arms after her fall.

Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" Book Limoges Box by Beauchamp |

Emma”, a novel that exhibits Austen’s great talent at the art of writing, is a story full of humor. The character of Emma portrays a young lady busily attempting to play match-maker for others, to only discover that she herself loves Mr. Knightly, the man who has been a lifelong friend of the family, neighbor and brother-in-law.

Jane Austen's Novel "Emma" Limoges Box by Beauchamp |

Own these magnificent and adorable collectibles Limoges boxes that Jane Austen would heartily approve of and recommend. Buy them before they are sold out!

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