Head Case Curios (HCC) was born in the year of our lord 2009, based in the historic port of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

Buyers and sellers of the unusual and the unique, we travel the highways and byways, sail the seven seas and fly to faraway lands on magic carpets to discover new ideas for items to enhance your lives and homes.

A Duke is an artisan who creates items that may be functional or purely decorative and sees treasures when others can't see the full potential. Head Case Curiosities challenges the way we look at everyday things: why follow someone's tastes, likes and dislikes when we are all individuals?


This world is all about political correctness to the level of madness, so we help you escape the grey world that's defined as 'normal'.

At Head Case Curios, we provide our loyal shoppers with a broad assortment of ever-changing inventory, the only thing that remains the same is our low prices. We also have helpful sales associates to assist in finding the right item at the right price to fit your budget and shopping needs. Always ensuring that your purchase or commission is unique to you and your shopping experience with us is both pleasant and satisfactory. Part of our latest inventory is our ever growing fine hand made cigars from around the world.

Our service to you is experiential retail therapy full of the unique and alternative, found within our Southsea shop.