Warman's 49th edition offers outlook on collecting trends
IOLA, Wis. — The 49th edition of Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles is available now. The 2016 edition of America’s longest-running antiques and collectibles identification and price guide does what this popular guide has always done best; provide a detailed, informative and entertaining review of the current marketplace.
Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles 2016 by Noah Fleisher features 69 sections of antiques and collectibles (including sub-sections in glass, pottery and art); 2,500 detailed photographs; extensive descriptions (including color, dimensions, design features and year of production when known) for each item featured; and historic details and market insights presented in category introductions. It is one of the best-selling collecting guides on the market.
Within the category introductions readers will find one, some or all of these elements: assessment of current trends within the marketplace from experts in the field, examples of pieces that fared well at auction and some of the contributing factors of their appeal among bidders, historic production details, and tips and hints about where to look, and what to look for when identifying items within the category.
As a guide that keeps a finger on the pulse of today’s antiques and collectibles marketplace, Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles is always evolving, and the 2016 edition demonstrates that by providing 88% new information over the last edition. The new elements of this edition include new sections such as: Animation art, Beatles-related memorabilia, celebrity memorabilia, children’s literature, mantiques, and vintage fashion.
Turn to Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles 2016 for information, entertainment and inspiration.
Softcover • 800 pages • 7 x 10
2,500 color photographs
(Also available in eBook format)
Bellomo pens 20th edition of fan-favored Toys & Prices
IOLA, Wis. — The landscape of toy collecting is evolving as classic or vintage toys gain more attention in today’s mainstream entertainment culture. Helping make good sense of post-war toys, just as previous editions have for two decades, is the new edition of Toys & Prices.
As Bellomo states in the introduction, “the best weapon in the battle for equitable prices for toys and collectibles is obtaining an education: acquiring knowledge of the item and its back-story, knowing its manufacturer and the collectible’s date-of-production, as well as the artifact’s value and importance in the realm of popular culture is all very useful.”
The just-released 20th edition, captained by renowned toy expert Mark Bellomo, contains extensive introductions for each chapter, including top 10 action figures sold at auction, and commentary about trends. Plus, the listings are arranged by brand, include two to three grades of pricing and concise descriptions. In all, readers will find more than 35,000 listings and 100,000 secondary-market prices for post World War II toys in this popular guide.
Included in the 21 categories (with 20 additional sub-categories within toy vehicles) in this 20th edition are: action figures, battery-operated toys, board games, Hot Wheels, robots, space toys, and western toys.
Turn your trust and attention to the ultimate guide to post-World War II toys.
Softcover • 810 pages • 8-1/8 x 6-1/2
1,200 b&w photos
(Also available in eBook format)