A late 19th century Germania Exchange cast-iron mechanical bank, featuring a goat sitting atop a beer cask, commanded intense bidding before one bidder took it for $51,000 during Bertoia Auction's Spring auction, June 2-3.
Sixty years is a long time. However, as we all know, some things definitely get better with time. Although not many sixty-year-old toys may still have the shine of newness, the nostalgia they evoke is timeless. Take these six toys turning 60...
In Southwestern Wisconsin, at the highest point overlooking the Mississippi River, you'll find an uncommon and totally engrossing destination devoted to collectibles and nostalgia, at Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum.
Wonder Woman's wait to receive global appreciation and acknowledgement of the message she possesses is over. On the heels of the blockbuster film featuring the super heroine I chat with a couple experts and share my own insight about the influence and relevance of Wonder Woman.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles' summer sale, July 11-13, will feature a heroic selection of scarce comic books, original comic art and story pages, among other pop culture collectibles.
In a recent Knowing Your Business column, I connected with Ted Hake and Alex Winter, founder and president, respectively of Hake's Americana, to discuss Hake's marking 50 years in business.
Paint job, tires, size and driver figure of a toy race car are clues to the age of the toy, but the conflicting information leads more questions than answers.
Did you know the GI Joe line of action figures included a GI Nurse? This action figure came on the scene in the 1960s and will come to auction April 23.
The heroes and outlaws of Western toys once garnered much attention and appreciation from youth and collectors alike. To regain that level of popularity, Western toys need a media makeover of sorts, suggests toy authority Mark Bellomo.
In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column Karen Knapstein examines Magic: The Gathering. The popular role playing card game marks 25 years in 2018.