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 a twist on a collector show, dealers in search of antique and vintage toys will be on hand for the Antique Toy Buying Show, March 18-21 in Akron, Ohio. The show provides an opportunity for people to come and sell toys to dealers.
In an Ask the Experts appraisal, A.I.A "Certified Appraiser" Dr. G. Marchelos points out distinct history of a vase, and something that cuts into its value.
Hands down,Coca-Cola is the champion of brand marketing. Key examples of this are the games and toys used to market the soda, and now they are among the most popular of all Coca-Cola collectibles.