Ask 10 farm toy collectors what they collect and you’re likely to get 10 different answers – ask 100 and don’t be surprised if there are 100 unique answers.
What makes a Western film a Western? Is it just good guys in white hats vs. bad guys in black hats? Is it just the presence of horses, six-shooters and a fight in the town saloon? I hope not.
Greeting cards, stamps, paper money, post cards, correspondence and stock certificates aren’t the only paper products appealing to collectors in today’s antiques market.
Welcome to the first installment of “Leave it to Karen” in Antique Trader! It’s a pleasure to “talk toys” with such a knowledgeable group of collectors, and as always, I encourage an open dialogue on future toy topics.
Throughout the year, radio talk show hosts invite me to be a guest on their broadcasts to discuss the nostalgia of collecting toys, and it’s a happy task. Interviews are a great opportunity to share this hobby with wide audiences and are fun, especially when the host opens up the telephone lines to the...
How were you first introduced to Roy Rogers?