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Collectibles: Most Popular Articles

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Price and Value Guides for Collectibles and...
Free prices and values of collectibles, memorabilia and antiques online.
Everything You Need to Know About Ty Beanie...
From the hot phenomena of the 1990s to the still popular plush toys, Beanie Babies still have their avid fans and collectors.
Everything You Need to Know About Avon...
One of the more popular collectible searches continues to be Avon and Avon collectibles. Here are some links that will help you in your search to find out more.
Where to Sell Your Beanie Babies
I have quite a few of mint condition beanie babies, who can i sell them to for the best price for me?
Marble Pictures and Prices
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices!
Ty Beanie Babies, Twenty Years Later
Do you have any of the original nine beanie babies, do you even know what they are? Check out this list for the name of the now twenty year old beanie babies.
Check Auction Prices for Vintage Elvis Records
According to the official Elvis Presley web site he sold over one billion records, with 150 albums and singles. Presley had 14 Grammy nominations to his credit and starred in 33 films.
Avon Collectibles
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values.
M.I.Hummels Marks of Authenticity -- Dating...
M.I.Hummels Marks of Authenticity, figure out when your pieces were made by using the chart marks to identify your figurines.
13 Ways to Sell Your Collection
Getting the best price depends on the venue chosen, e.g. don't sell autographs on a site that is heavy into toys or vice-versa. Do some research and find out where your type of collectors are hanging out and where they are buying.
What Do Ty Beanie Babies Sell for on eBay?
Find out prices realized for online auctions of Ty Beanie Babies, a sampling of sold prices.
Assortment of Oxblood Marbles
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 10.
Do You Collect Cookie Jars? Check These...
Everyone smiles when they see a cookie jar collection! Many are transported back to their grandma's kitchen and getting home baked cookies from that special jars. And that's how many jar collections get started, collecting their childhood memories!
End of Day Onion Skin Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 11.
Christensen Agate Swirl Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 7.
Black and White Navarre Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 8.
Machine-Made Swirl Marbles
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 6.
Two-sided Sulphide Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 12.
Two Blue Marbles
Marbles are part of a wide variety (865 Lots) of toys, trains, die cast vehicles and figures was auctioned Live on eBay October 26, 2003. Page 20.
Ribbon Core Swirl Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 14.
Printable Gift Tags for Collectors
An assortment of free printable gift tags and placecards specifically made with collectors in mind.
Onionskin Swirl Marble
toys boat train marble collecting antique toys. Page 17.
Exhibit of Early Marbles at GEM
Geppi's Entertainment Museum, A Photo Tour of the Pop Culture Museum Early Toys in American History. Page 19.
Indian Mag Lite Marble
Monumental Indian “Mag Lite” marble. Page 18.
Boxed Marble Games
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 9.
Marble Tournament Medal
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 13.
Marble Boxes
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 15.
Marble King Marbles w/Original Box
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 16.
Teapots Are Collectible, Too: Check Here for...
Teapots are both collectible and functional, check out these great pieces! Prices shown are suggested online sale prices.
These Collectible Baseball Cards Still Bring In...
A sampling of prices realized at online auctions for rare and hard-to-find baseball cards.
Christensen Agate Banded Transparent Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 5.
Avon Cable Car Cologne
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 6.
The Lefton Company
The Lefton Company has always enjoyed a wonderful reputation amongst collectors and the company's different lines have been as diverse as collectors are.
Hobby Lobby -- Company Profile
From a humble beginning to a huge family enterprise today Hobby Lobby is always an adventure. There is always something to look for and usually something to buy. As my tastes have changed, so has the company. Although they have never lost sight of their beginnings and still have the largest, most complete crafts supplies anywhere, they have also evolved in a store for those that are no longer doing those crafts.
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Prices
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values
Onion Skin Mica Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 2.
Solid Core Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 3.
Avon Skater's Waltz
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 7.
Check Out How Much Diecast Vehicles Go for at...
Hallmark diecast, hot wheels, collecting diecast vehicles.
Avon Cape Cod Sugar & Creamer
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 3.
Sulphide Frog Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 4.
Fleece Throw No-Sew Free Pattern -- Use a...
Make a no sew fleece throw for your favorite collector. It's quick, easy and inexpensive. Page 2.
Avon Sharing The Christmas Spirit
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 4.
Enjoying the Night Before Christmas
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 5.
Avon Cape Cod Bowl
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 2.
Onion Skin Blizzard Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices!
Single Pontil Birdcage Marble
A single pintail birdcage marble sold at Morphy's for almost $8000. Page 21.
Online Auction Websites
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Aluminum Trees, What are they worth?
Aluminum trees, you can't use lights on them and they're too lightweight to put a heavy ornament on, but the look is amazing for those that want a vintage look.
Your Price and Value Guide for Toy Collectibles
Toy Miscellaneous Collectibles Value Guides
Aluminum and Tinsel Christmas Trees
Interested in an aluminum tree for your holiday decorating? Choices are plentiful, both old and new.
Avon Cape Cod Plate
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values.
Beanie Baby Prices Update and the Internet
Don't believe everything you read on the Internet about beanie babies, unfortunately they are not always worth thousands of dollars, in fact they rarely are!
What is Mid-Century Modern?
Mid-Century modern is a period in design history that describes the post-World War II period of exuberant, sleek, elegant and functional furniture, architecture and home accessories that filled suburban homes. Top designers include Ray and Charles Eames, George Nelson and others.
McCoy Mammy
Collecting Black McCoy Mammy Cookie jars. Page 4.
Beanie Babies Price Updates
Interested in selling a few Beanie Babies, check out some of the sold prices for the months September and October 2013.
Top 10 Beginner Tips to Smart Collecting!
The beginners guide to collecting, what to buy to start a collection.
Avon Bishop II Chess Bottle
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 8.
Are the Guys On "Auction Hunters" Just Actors?
Allen Haff and Ton Jones in Auction Hunters. Page 2.
Ornament Hangers and Hooks for the Tree
Best Ornament Hangers / Hooks for the Christmas Tree
McCoy Happy Face Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 5.
Limited Edition
Limited Edition - Definition of the Term LIMITED EDITION - Collectibles Glossary
Kaleidoscope Christmas Tree Skirt
An amazing tree skirt offered for sale with proceeds benefiting the Chicago community, the quilted tree skirt is made of recycled men's ties.
M.I. Hummel and Goebel
There is no doubt what a Hummel is. And even though there have been hundreds of pieces with numerous figurines made in different sizes over the years and many other companies trying to cash in on their popularlity by making copies --the popularity of these charming Bavarian children has not diminished.
Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Values
An assortment of teapot pictures and prices for antique collectors.
The New LED Warm Clear Christmas Lights
Energy saving LED Christmas lights have been on the scene for several years, but until the last year they've left a lot to be desired.
Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Value Guide
Need to find out more about your Hallmark ornaments, this is the book for you.
Blow Mold Values and Prices
Tacky? Probably. Fun? Definitely. You won't see usually see these gracing the outside of the expensive neighborhoods, but they're in front of my house.
The Boyds Collection Ltd
Boyds Collection Ltd
Who's Who in California Pottery Companies, Part I
The list of California Potteries numbers well over 1000, this list helps with a short brief on some of the more popular ones from A to H.
Collecting Ideas for Kids of all Ages
kids collectibles toy happy meals stamps coins rocks
Big Bang Theory Batman Cookie Jar
It's the perfect storm in collecting. A cookie jar from a well-known manufacturer, one of the most popular shows on TV and a super-hero all rolled into one.
Eight Uses for those Old TY Beanie Babies
Collecting Beanie Babies, not quite the lucrative hobby it once was.
Learn About Collecting G.I. Joe, the Original...
G. I. Joe, G. I. Joe, Fight man from head to toe. On the land, on the sea, in the air
Take the Disney Tough Movie Trivia Quiz
How well do you know your Disney Movies? Take the Tough Trivia Test
Free Christmas Gift Tags
Free printable Christmas gift tags for collectors.
Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley Trivia Quiz
Do You Know Your Elvis? Take the Elvis Trivia Quiz! Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
McCoy Clown in a Barrel Cookie Jar - RARE
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 2.
Free Printable Gift Tags for Chanukah Gifts
Free printable gift tags for your Chanukah Gifts.
Collecting Nativity and Creches
Setting up the nativity and creche under the tree is an honored ritual of the holiday season for many families. Often folks will talk about, as a child, arranging and endlessly arranging the little pieces during the holiday season.
M.I.Hummel Figurines
M I Hummel Figurines The M.I.Hummel club is probably the longest running collector club in existence and no wonder, look at many of the great pieces available as club exclusives.
G.I. Joe Jeep
Prices and Values for G.I. Joe Collectibles. Page 3.
McCoy Cauliflower Mammy
There were only two black Mammy style cookie jars made by McCoy, but you would be hard pressed to prove it by looking online. Page 3.
Dreidel Gift Tag
Free printable gift tags for your Chanukah Gifts. Page 2.
Rare Collectibles and Hot Prices on eBay
Find out what was hot in the Collectibles Categories over the years. Shown are a sampling of prices paid and date sold on eBay.
Mike Wolfe of American Pickers
Meet Mike Wolfe of American Pickers on the History Channel
Twenty Gifts for Under Twenty Dollars
It's not hard to find inexpensive gifts for holiday gifting in the antiques and collecting world, take a look at some of my suggestions for great gifts for little money.
McCoy Globe Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 6.
Little Red Riding Hood Cookie Jars
Little Red Riding Hood jars are some of the most popular jars among collectors. But it starts getting pretty confusing when trying to figure out values or just what you have.
Lionel Train Top Auction Prices on eBay
Find out what was hot in the Lionel Train Categories for 2005. Shown are a sampling of prices paid and date sold for Lionel Trains.
Robert Raikes Collectibles Bears and Dolls
Adorable Robert Raikes Collectible bears and dolls are popular with bear and doll collectors.
Hall's Autumn Leaf Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Autumn Leaf Teapot. Page 8.
Ronald McDonald Collectibles Prices and Values
Instantly recognizable to kids world-wide, Ronald McDonald is more than a smiling face, which makes him -- a collecting icon!
Disney Collectibles: Online Price and Value...
How can you not smile when looking at a Disney piece of art, collectible or cartoon? The entire Disney market is a collecting dream, everything is collectible with vintage pieces becoming more valuable every year.
Sarabella Creations, Extravagant Ornaments for...
There are several extravagant ornament companies, but Sarabella is near the top of the list with embellished and adorned glass balls.
Company Profile: McCoy Pottery
McCoy Pottery never patented their designs, which today has opened a floodgate of copycats and fake-makers! The popular company's name is also used to sell auction items, not everything is a McCoy piece. Although it would be hard to prove to sellers.
McCoy Squirrel Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 7.
Hot Wheels 40 Years
Finally a book that captures the passion and spirit of Hot Wheels.
G.I. Joe Pictures and Prices
Have some old GI Joes in the closet? Maybe you've hit the jackpot?
GI Joe Prototype
Geppi's Entertainment Museum, A Photo Tour of the Pop Culture Museum, GI Joe Prototype. Page 4.
McCoy Barnum Animal Crackers
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 8.
Fitz and Floyd: Profile, Facts and Collectibles
When it comes to ceramic giftware and products, Fitz and Floyd set the standard a long time ago with quality and design that other companies strive to attain.
Belleek Limpet Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Belleek Limpet Teapot. Page 7.
Best Place to Sell Online for Antiques/Collecti...
Readers' Choice Awards -- Readers' Choice for Best Place to Sell Collectibles
Prices Realized: Disney Snowglobes
Although I am not sure when the first Disney snowglobe was produced, they're very popular as evidenced by these prices realized at online auctions.
Holt Howard Ceramics – Who is Holt Howard?
The whimsical Pixieware, cats, roosters and Christmas ceramics produced by Holt-Howard during the post-World War II years have become increasingly hot items for collectors, even during the Great Recession. Why? Maybe it’s their atomic-modern shapes, comical painted faces or all-around charm and rarity for a near-mint piece. Let’s find out more about the company and the man or men behind the name: Holt Howard.
Free USPS eBay Boxes
Order free priority mail boxes from the post office free. You can even get them with an eBay logo!
How to Date Antique and Collectible Porcelain
Figuring out antique items is like being in a mystery, learning how to decipher all those little marks and numbers is the key to figuring out exactly what you have.
Christmas Crackers - Tom Smith and the History...
What do you know about Christmas Crackers, does the name Tom Smith mean anything to you? It should! Here is a complete story of the Christmas Cracker by Peter Kimpton, king of crackers.
Raikes Bears, A Family Affair with Raikes...
Raikes Bears, It's a Family Affair Wiwth Collectible Bears
Mickey Mouse Driedel Gift Tag
Free printable Mickey Mouse gift tags for your Chanukah Gifts. Page 3.
Prices Realized: Shirley Temple Dolls
Dress in stowaway outfit. Needs to be restrung, but otherwise in excellent condition. $2047. 35" Ideal
Shawnee Pottery: Facts, Trivia and Collectibles
Shawnee pottery was in business form 1937 though 1961 and is a favorite pick of pottery collectors.
Hall Crocus Football Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Hall Crocus Football Teapot. Page 6.
Vintage T-Shirts Prices Realized
Who would have thought those t-shirts we picked up at concerts years ago would be worth so much now? That is if you didn't turn them into dustrags or horrors -- something to wash the car!Today the vintage shirtsfrom rock concerts in the seventies and eighties are hot, make that very hot! So it's time to dig through the closet and see if you still have one or two left. Or perhaps it's time to re-live those days with by buying back those carefree days.
Hallmark, The Christmas Ornament Company
It doesn't matter what you collect, what your hobby is or even what your job is. There is most likely a Hallmark ornament that celebrates your particular passion. That's why ornaments make such great gifts, you can find one that will fit everyone on the gift list.
Perfume Bottle Pictures and Values
Beautiful perfume bottles auction with pictures and prices.
Santa Bank Head Cookie Jar
McCoy Santa Bank Cookie Jar from the Charlie Snyder Cookie Jar Auction Prices and Pictures. Page 17.
Prices Realized: Mr. Peanut Collectibles
A favorite among advertising collectors, the Mr. Peanut icon will soon be celebrating 100 years and he still looks great.
Antique and Tin Toys Price / Value Guides
Vintage tin toys can be pricey to downright expensive. Find out more about the prices for these amazing and rare toys.
McCoy Raggedy Ann
A look at licensed Raggedy Ann and Andy jars, as well as other Rag Doll jars available over the years. Page 14.
Original G.I. Joe Set
Prices and Values for G.I. Joe Collectibles. Page 2.
Frankoma Pottery Prices and Values
Frankoma Pottery has had it's ups and downs in business, but 75 years later it's still around with a new owner with new visions for the historical company.
M.I.Hummel -- Merry Wanderer
M I Hummel Figurines Merry Wanderer Figurine is the most prolific of Goebel Figures. Page 2.
Prices Realized: Pillsbury Doughboy
Poppin Fresh collectibles, prices realized online and in antique shops. Find out what they're worth and what's available.
Sad Iron Pictures and Prices
Collectible Sad Irons - pictures and prices
Fake vs Real Winnie Pigs
Although the jar on the left looks pretty good in the picture, it is a fake jar and probably worth $25
McCoy Coalby Cat
If there is one cookie jar you need for Halloween, I think it should be a black cat jar! And this is one of the best, a vintage McCoy Coalby Cat. Page 16.
Meet the American Pickers
Meet the American Pickers -- Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. Page 2.
McCoy Quaker Oats Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 9.
Selling Gold Jewelry
Should You Sell Your Gold Jewelry?
The Christopher Radko Company
More about Christopher Radko Ornaments and collecting Christmas ornaments.
The Real McCoys: Is it Authentic or is it a Fake?
McCoy and Cookie Jars go together and because they do, many unscrupulous sellers try to take advantage of collectors. This is especially prevalent through Internet sales when buyers think they are bidding or purchasing an authentic jar from the real McCoy company.
Faberge Eggs
Faberge Eggs from Carl Faberge, Imperial eggs were the gifts of the Czars and while we can't afford the real thing, reproductions are available, albeit still costly.
McCoy Pottery Marks
An index of McCoy Pottery marks.
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction...
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction or Fake McCoy Cookie Jars
Frankoma Pottery
Frankoma Pottery -- an American pottery made in Oklahoma and started in 1933.
J.W. McCoy Willow Ware
Collecting J.W. McCoy Willow Ware. Page 15.
M.I.Hummel - Puppy Love
M I Hummel Figurines Puppy Love is the figurine that started it all.
A Beginners Guide to Sports Card Collecting
Sports Card Collecting -- An Beginners Guide to Sports Card Collecting
McCoy Hamms Bear Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 10.
Hall Red Poppy Airflow Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 5.
Snoopy Doghouse McCoy Cookie Jar
McCoy Snoopy Doghouse Cookie Jar made for Sears, Roebuck & Co. Page 12.
Antique Tools and Unusual Items Prices/ Values
Pictures and price for antique tools, unusual items and weird stuff!
McCoy Carousel Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 13.
McCoy Pottery Resources
The top resources for McCoy Pottery
Masters of the Universe, He-Man Prices/Values
Mattel's Masters of the Universe's He-Man was a popular action figure produced from the early eighties through 1992 and again in 2002 for three years.
Aunt Jemima Cookie Jar
Collecting Black cookie jars. Collectibles. Page 5.
Kitchen Tools Pictures and Prices
Pictures and Prices of Antique Kitchen Tools and Utensils
"Fake" Non-Edible Gingerbread Ornaments
Making fake gingerbread cookies for your tree.

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