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Golden Hours

The Golden Hours Magazine was "Produced in Australia every now and then" by Syd Smith, a keen collector of Hamiltonia.

This scarce magazine was edited and published in Sydney and over a four-year period seven issues were produced. It dealt with the old pre-war juvenile British comic papers, story papers and annuals, with a concentration on the works of Charles Hamilton.

Many well-known Australian, British and New Zealand juvenile collectors and Amalgamated Press journalists of the 1920 - 1960 period wrote for 'The Golden Hours Magazine'. These included George Samways, H W Twyman, Bill Lofts, Derek Adley, V Colby, B Pate, E C Carter and of course Syd Smyth.

Visit the Collecting Books and Magazines site for more detail on Golden Hours and its successor Golden Years.

The issues are available for download from the links below.

Golden Hours issue 1    

Golden Hours issue 2     

Golden Hours issue 3     

Golden Hours issue 4

Golden Hours issue 5

Golden Hours issue 6

Golden Hours issue 7