At one time, porcelain signs were the work horses of promotion for businesses and products. Today, those same signs are nearly as good as gold to collectors.
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.
Many remember the day The Beatles arrived on U.S. soil, officially launching the start of Beatlemanaia, but as Noah Fleisher, author of "The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four" explains, Beatlemania continues to influence society.
As some of the most popular products of the 2016 holiday season demonstrated, the interest in vintage video games and consoles is on the rise, both among collectors and gamers. In this article by Eric Bradley, as part of his book Picker's Pocket Guide -- Toys, the market for vintage video games is growing...
Eric Bradley, new Director of Public Relations for Heritage Auctions, fields questions from Paul Kennedy, Behind the Spine columnist, about working his way up the ranks, and evolution of the antiques and collectibles marketplace.
There's no question that The Beatles' popularity is something of legend, and auction results of Beatles-used gear confirms popularity among collectors. Noah Fleisher, author of The Beatles: Fab Finds of the Fab Four explores this facet of Beatles memorabilia with collecting expert Andy Babiuk.
Although ginger beer breweries have all but disappeared, popularity of various ginger beer bottles continues among collectors, reports Mike Polak.
The genre of graphic novels continues to engage readers of all ages and interests. In the recently published "100 Greatest Graphic Novels", authors Katrina Hill and Alex Langley lead a unique exploration into some of the best books this genre has to offer.
Today's American art market is healthy and is being driven by interest in a variety of segments (Western, illustration, and regional art), reports Noah Fleisher, editor of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2017, in a review of the market.
Rocks, gems and minerals are more than simply topics covered in science classes, they are part of an expanding collecting interest, explored by esteemed agate collector Patti Polk, in the new edition of her book, "Collecting Rocks, Gems & Minerals."