One of the most valuable pieces of collecting advice (besides collect what you love) is: If an item grabs your attention, pick it up before it's gone. Such was the case for Trader subscriber Lynn Weitz, who shares the tale of missing Superman's call.
Approximately 10,000 LEGO sets have been created over the past 50 years. Brothers Ed and Jeff Maciorowski have written a new book that examines their investment potential.
Phyllis Baskerville is hoping to spread the word about her Dolly Mama's Museum of Dolls & Toys, with the hope that she can find a new home for the collection.
Morphy Auctions continues its expansion efforts, with the recent acquisition of the Advertising, Toy, Doll Division of James D. Julia. The move allows Julia's the opportunity to grow other areas of their business, while ensuring their loyal consignors will be in good hands, explained James D. Julia.
The late William "Bill" Johnson's lifelong acquisition of unique, eclectic and ordinary items, will come to market July 10-11 and July 24-25. During the two session auction, to be presented by John McInnis Auctioneers, items including Americana, toys, banks, clocks, abandoned railroad cars, and a 1776 tavern will be up for bid.
A seldom-seen large-version Old South Church 'still' bank is expected to be a standout among more than 1,250 lots of banks and toys coming before bidders July 11-12. About half of the items in the sale, which is being presented by RSL Auction Co., is from the extensive antique toy and bank collection of...
The schedule of events at the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, in Spencer, N.C., for the rest of 2015 include a magic performance, a beauty pageant, an appraisal fair and a birthday bash, just to name a few special activities.
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Do you recall those days of youth when you'd pour over the pages of the holiday catalogs, circling items, referring to specific pages while making your holiday wish lists (and checking it twice)? If so, you're not alone. We posed a question about memories of holiday catalogs (wishbooks) and a few readers shared their...
Learn how a decades-long friendship between two men brought together by collectible bears lead to one of the men completing the work of his dear friend, all in the name of assisting someone looking for information about bears.