Patience aids both seller and buyer when online deals go awry

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Your collectible arrives from the latest online auction and you’re disappointed. There’s a problem. What do you do now? Try patience, courtesy and diplomacy, says guest columnist and military collector P.H. Tuttle. He writes, “In my own dealings as a buyer, nearly all of my bad experiences have resulted from deals where I thought I was somehow beating the system. I ignored all of my internal alarms because I thought I was ‘getting a Rolex for the price of a Timex.'” Read More +

SOLD! Unusual multifunction tools

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For tool collectors, Black Friday can mean many things, like cast iron! In this photo spread we present a selection of unusual multifunction tools and their recent prices. These would make perfect stocking stuffers for the collector on your list, but be careful – it will be difficult to keep the stocking pinned to the mantle. Read More +