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.
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...
A joint auction slated for Dec. 2-3, featuring an array of vintage toys, banks, advertising items and memorabilia marks the first of a unique collaboration.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
One of the first Mickey Mouse dolls ever produced, including Walt Disney's signature, is one of the lots coming before bidders June 18 through Van Eaton Galleries.
Transcending race and culture, Transformers enjoy global appeal. Uber-collector Mark Bellomo shares the stories behind his toy obsessions, as well as some practical advice.
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.
One of known two boxed sets of Britain Boer War Army Service Supply Column toy soldiers commanded $22,800 during a recent Old Toy Soldier Auctions' sale.
Although stories and values vary, passion and resolve are two aspects all contestants of the 7th Annual Antique Trader Favorite Finds Contest have in common.