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Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Tony Summerfield » 05 Sep 2008, 15:59

I have just received the following email:-

"I have found a whole collection of Enid Blyton's Magazines, while clearing my parents' house. They were originally bought for my sister and myself in the 1950's and never thrown out. There are 85 of them altogether. The first 3 years are complete - (Vols 1, 2 & 3 - dating from March 18th 1953 to Dec 20th 1955) Then there are 12 issues from Vol 4 up to Sept 11th 1956, but not continuous, as No's 3,10,12 and 15 are missing.

My sister and I are mainly concerned with getting them to those who would appreciate them, as they have narrowly escaped the recycle box more than once. It would also seem a pity to split up the first 3 volumes."

If anyone is interested I can put them in touch with the person who sent it to me.
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby audreysim » 07 Dec 2009, 23:38

How much would you be looking for? I used to be an avid collector of the Enid Blyton magazine and somehow they all disappeared - never knew where. I would love them if they weren't too expensive.

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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby ennerywills04 » 19 Oct 2011, 06:30

Any idea how much would that cost? I would like to buy some for my son's collection.
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Moonraker » 19 Oct 2011, 12:03

I wonder what the job satisfaction is in trawling forums just to plug your sofa business?
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Tony Summerfield » 19 Oct 2011, 14:52

I have actually removed the signature now, so I'm afraid that makes a nonsense of your post. If anyone is interested in these magazines I'm afraid I can't help as the original email was sent three years ago and not surprisingly I haven't got a clue who sent it! :roll:
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Moonraker » 20 Oct 2011, 13:12

Tony Summerfield wrote:I have actually removed the signature now, so I'm afraid that makes a nonsense of your post.


I'm sure no-one would notice - nonsense is my speciality!
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Spiffygirl » 12 Nov 2013, 15:21

Does anyone know where we could buy older items like this. I would love to get my hands on some of the magazines? I keep an eye on eBay but they never seem to come up.
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby pete9012S » 12 Nov 2013, 18:00

I did spot some on ebay just now if this helps you at all...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/enid-blyton-magazine

One quick question that just occurred to me if I may:

Did the content of the Books; ENID BLYTON'S MAGAZINE ANNUAL No. 3 etc contain stories from the Enid Blyton magazines etc or were these books contents totally separate???

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ENID-BLYTONS- ... 1070927038
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby tix » 12 Nov 2013, 22:54

On Nov. 12 'pete9012S' wrote:

Did the content of the Books; ENID BLYTON'S MAGAZINE ANNUAL No. 3 etc contain stories from the Enid Blyton magazines etc or were these books contents totally separate???

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Quote (Tony): Only the first annual contained reprints.
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby pete9012S » 14 Nov 2013, 00:22

Thanks for that swift reply! :D

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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby pete9012S » 10 Oct 2016, 08:50

Fiona recently recently asked a very good question about the best way to store the Enid Blyton Magazines.
How do you store yours?

This is how I keep my complete set:

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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Lucky Star » 10 Oct 2016, 10:17

Looks like a good and sensible way to keep them.
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby John Pickup » 10 Oct 2016, 10:23

I agree. I have some old football programmes that I keep in pocket display folders like that.
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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Rob Houghton » 10 Oct 2016, 13:03

I store mine in plastic boxes with lids, which stack together. Not very space-saving - but it suits me. One box for each volume of magazines, labelled by year/volume. - sorry about the terrible photos!

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Re: Enid Blyton's Magazines

Postby Fiona1986 » 10 Oct 2016, 17:12

I'm thinking about buying the type of sleeves people put on comic books (the acid-free sort of thing) and then putting them in a box. Might sound like over-kill but I've already torn a cover just by sifting through a small pile to reach one, and a few have covers that are no longer attached. Just wish I could find some the right size, as they are all standard/comic dimensions it seems.
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