Candice and her Santas
Candice loves Christmas and Santa... And she shares it all year long...
Incredible, Incurable and Passionate Collectors
Are you an incredible and passionate collector? See how you compare to these folks who love their stuff. The Collector Spotlight
The fun collection of Daniel Darwish will have you looking at taxis with a new appreciation.
Blue Pottery: Rachael Armstrong
Walking into Rachel Armstrong's Mystic, CT, parlor is like walking into a sea of cornflowers. For more than 25 years, Rachel has collected blue American pottery dating from around 1900 to the early 1940s.
Casino Chips: Harry Levin
This year when thousands of eBay buyers and sellers gather in Las Vegas for the fifth annual eBay Live! conference, eBay will offer each enthusiast a commemorative eBay Live! pin featuring casino chip designs.
Collecting Friends -- Meeting Friends Through Collecting
What's Your Story -- Meeting Friends Through Collecting
Christmas Antique Ornaments: John Lightner
Recently I had a chance to talk with John Lightner about his collection and his recently published book, Christmas Rarities.
Cookie Jar Collector: Nancy Allen
How many days do you think it would take to clean/dust 900+ cookie jars? Cookie jar collector Nancy can tell you exactly, since that is what she did before the TV cameras started to roll. Personal FX: The Collectibles Show went to Tulsa the week of November 10th. Spotlighted collections included Readers, Beer Cans, Advertising Signs and our favorite -- Cookie Jars!
Cookie Jars: My Most Expensive Cookie Jar
My first cookie jar was one that my Dad bought for my Mother and me when I was about six weeks old, in 1938. He told Mom she needed to begin learning to bake cookies for her Grandchildren! Speaking once for the grandchildren twice for himself.
Donald Kaufman 1930-2009
Donald researched every toy he ever bought and was known as a "completist." According to Richard Bertoia, who cataloged the collection prior to auction.
Drag Racing Collectibles: Chuck and Michelle Walker
Few fathers encourage their children to drive fast, but Chuck Walker is no ordinary dad. His passion for racing cars began at age 13 when he attended his first drag race and today, he and his daughter Michelle, age 14, share a passion for both drag racing and collecting diecast drag racing cars.
John Kardos shares his Easter Collection
Easter Collector John Kardos shares his Easter Collection
Dukes of Hazzard Collectibles: Glen Moore
There may be a lot of new Dukes of Hazzard stuff out, but for one collector -- his stuff is vintage and collected the hard way, in person!
Fine Art : Steve Smith
As he is apt to do, Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl wide receiver/return specialist Steve Smith was surfing eBay recently in search of vintage Air Jordan sneakers and throwback jerseys.
Hippo Collecting: The Voellers
Incredible Collectors: Sheila and John Voeller share their love of hippos.
Holiday Catalog Collecting: Mark Podmore
Podmore took on a daunting task. Scan and copy hundreds of holiday catalogs. It just makes it easier for us to research a product.
Lawrence Welk Memorabilia: Susie Dowdy
Susie Dowdy's Lawrence Welk Collection
Lightning Rod Collecting: Joshua Sapan's Collection
Another incredible collection, this one is on exhibit at the Franklin Institute Science Museum.
Lunchboxes : Retro-Deb
Collecting Lunchboxes is the hobby of Deb and hubby Duane. She say's it makes for a fantastic marriage, the couple who collects together stays together.
M & M Collector: Ginny Wolfe
Ginny Wolfe has been an avid collector of M & M items for about twelve years. It was an innocent little topper that started her collecting journey. She thought it was really cute, it could be hung on the Christmas tree PLUS you even got to eat the candy! That was about 400 toppers ago, with apparently no end in sight.
Medical Antique Instruments Dr. Laurie Slater
Who collects medical instruments? No doubt the majority of collectors are doctors and pharmacists! Dr. Slater says "Rediscovering and collecting these instruments is becoming an increasingly common pastime within the medical field". And many times physicians will specialize in tools of their particular trade.
Movie Posters: Kyle Hall
When Kyle Hall was 10 years old, he saw the MGM movie, The Long, Long Trailer, starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Now, 31 years later, Hall collects The Long, Long Trailer movie posters from around the world. “The posters are big, colorful and cheerful, and they’re a major part of my décor,” says Hall.
My Little Pony: Michelle & Veronica
Incredible Collectors! What else would you call someone who has over two thousand My Little Pony collectibles. Over a thousand Ponies, along with another 1000 accessories and go-withs. More than enough to fill an entire room!
New England Patriots: Pat Young
In January 2004, the Brady family of Bellemead, NJ, welcomed a new son and named him after his grandfather, Thomas. Young Tom’s mother, Pat, was well aware of the New England Patriots’ quarterback by the same name – all her other four children, ages 12 to 20, played football – so she decided to surround the newborn with items that sported his name.
Nutty over Nutcrackers: Roy Judelson
When New Yorker Roy Judelson and his wife Mary were just married, they put up their Christmas tree and began searching for one more decorative accent to extend the holiday mood around their home. What they found was a beautiful Steinbach nutcracker. Bringing it home, they wrote the month and year on the bottom.
Political Memorabilia: Mike Neal
It was only a year ago that Mike Neal of Fort Mill, SC, began collecting political ephemera, but in the intervening time he has amassed well over 200 items, some of which he is beginning to resell on eBay.
Radko Ornaments: Susan Schneider
It was a Christmas gift from her step-mother that sent Susan Schneider on the Radko trail, just an innocent Rosie O'Hare that started it all. Now seven years and 500 ornaments later, Schneider is still looking for great pieces at reasonable prices.
Snowdomes: Andy Zito
Freelance illustrator Andy Zito shows off his incredible collection of snowdomes.
Yogi Berra Collector: Kathryn Nuttall
Kathryn Nuttall, one of the winners of the eBay "Crazy for Collecting" Contest, is really into collecting. She collects numbers for her job as a statistician for a Wall Street information publisher and when the work day is done -- it's Yogi Berra memorabilia!
Cookie Jar Mania on A & E
Over thirteen hours of setting up, moving jars, lights, cameras, filming and talking, all boils down to just a few minutes on a TV show. It seemed to take forever, but sure was fun. Why? Because like many of you out there, I am an Incurable Collector!
Nude figurines can be a little bit of a risqué collection, but that doesn't matter to JCD. His collection is both impressive and diverse.