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Collectibles: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Price and Value Guides for Collectibles and...
Free prices and values of collectibles, memorabilia and antiques online.
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?
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.
Marble Pictures and Prices
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices!
Avon Collectibles
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
What Do Ty Beanie Babies Sell for on eBay?
A sampling of prices for Ty Beanie Babies. Page 2.
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.
Assortment of Oxblood Marbles
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 10.
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.
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Prices
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values
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.
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.
Black and White Navarre Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 8.
These Collectible Baseball Cards Still Bring In...
A sampling of prices realized at online auctions for rare and hard-to-find baseball cards.
Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Values
An assortment of teapot pictures and prices for antique collectors.
Onionskin Swirl Marble
toys boat train marble collecting antique toys. Page 17.
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.
Ribbon Core Swirl Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 14.
Marble King Marbles w/Original Box
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 16.
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.
Marble Boxes
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 15.
Avon Bishop II Chess Bottle
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 8.
Marble Tournament Medal
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 13.
Boxed Marble Games
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 9.
Avon Skater's Waltz
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 7.
Avon Cable Car Cologne
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 6.
Avon Cape Cod Sugar & Creamer
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 3.
Christensen Agate Banded Transparent Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 5.
Single Pontil Birdcage Marble
A single pintail birdcage marble sold at Morphy's for almost $8000. Page 21.
Avon Sharing The Christmas Spirit
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 4.
Solid Core Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 3.
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.
Your Price and Value Guide for Toy Collectibles
Toy Miscellaneous Collectibles Value Guides
Onion Skin Mica Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 2.
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.
Onion Skin Blizzard Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices!
Sulphide Frog Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! 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.
McCoy Pottery Marks
An index of McCoy Pottery marks.
Enjoying the Night Before Christmas
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 5.
Are the Guys On "Auction Hunters" Just Actors?
Allen Haff and Ton Jones in Auction Hunters. Page 2.
Collecting Crayola Tins and Collectibles
these tins include the tins produced since 1990, with only a few missing. The Price Guesstimate are just that, a guess and estimate combined! Prices of course depend on the market, where it is being purchased and condition
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.
Avon Cape Cod Bowl
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 2.
Check Out How Much Diecast Vehicles Go for at...
Hallmark diecast, hot wheels, collecting diecast vehicles.
McCoy Mammy
Collecting Black McCoy Mammy Cookie jars. Page 4.
Online Auction Websites
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Best Place to Sell Online for Antiques/Collecti...
Readers' Choice Awards -- Readers' Choice for Best Place to Sell Collectibles
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!
Sad Iron Pictures and Prices
Collectible Sad Irons - pictures and prices
10 Ways to Ruin Your Garage or Tag Sale
Selling stuff at a garage sale and wonder why you don't make much money? Perhaps your strategy is all wrong.
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.
Collecting Ideas for Kids of all Ages
kids collectibles toy happy meals stamps coins rocks
Avon Cape Cod Plate
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values.
McCoy Happy Face Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 5.
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.
The Boyds Collection Ltd
Boyds Collection Ltd
Shawnee Pottery: Facts, Trivia and Collectibles
Shawnee pottery was in business form 1937 though 1961 and is a favorite pick of pottery collectors.
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.
Perfume Bottle Pictures and Values
Beautiful perfume bottles auction with pictures and prices.
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
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.
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.
Antique Tools and Unusual Items Prices/ Values
Pictures and price for antique tools, unusual items and weird stuff!
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.
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.
Tips for Having a Successful Garage Sale or Tag...
My top tips for having a successful Garage or Tag Sale. Selling online is not always the best answer.
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!
Roseville Pottery
This page includes a timeline and description of Roseville Pottery, including prices (as of March 2006), how to detect fakes, and a list of relevant books.
Top 10 Beginner Tips to Smart Collecting!
The beginners guide to collecting, what to buy to start a collection.
Little Red Riding Hood Jars
There are many variations of Hull and Regal Little Red Riding Hood jars, the value of the jar depends on the decoration.
Frankoma DEM and GOP Mugs
Collectibles and Antiques Pictures and prices. Shown is a miscellaneous assortment of pictures showcasing Antiques and Collectibles sold on eBay: Frankoma Pot and Puma. Page 4.
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.
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
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.
Puss 'n Boots
Puss 'n Boots is another jar that comes in numerous variations, decals and gold trims. There are two
Frankoma Pottery
Frankoma Pottery -- an American pottery made in Oklahoma and started in 1933.
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.
McCoy Globe Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 6.
G.I. Joe Pictures and Prices
Have some old GI Joes in the closet? Maybe you've hit the jackpot?
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
Hall's Autumn Leaf Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Autumn Leaf Teapot. Page 8.
Heritage Auction Galleries: Anna Nicole Smith...
Anna Nicole Smith Personal Journal up for auction
Hall Crocus Football Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Hall Crocus Football Teapot. Page 6.
Selling on Lofty
High dollar collections, fine art paintings, jewelry and fashion items -- including Prada and Louis Vuitton, all items currently being shown on Lofty.com.
Ten Challenging Mystery Antiques
Ten Most Challenging Mystery Antiques
Prairie Green Wagon Wheel Pitcher
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.
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.
Fake McCoy Mark on Uncle Sam Vase
An index of McCoy Pottery marks. Page 10.
Belleek Limpet Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Belleek Limpet Teapot. Page 7.
Popular Pages on Collectibles
As I wind down my last few days on About.com I thought share some of the more popular articles on the Collectibles site. They're not in any particular order,
AuctionBytes Blog
It takes me leaving, but I finally got to be a subject of a blog on AuctionBytes Blog. Thanks for the writeup!
Take the Disney Tough Movie Trivia Quiz
How well do you know your Disney Movies? Take the Tough Trivia Test
Thanks for the memories . . .
It's a little bittersweet for me, but Friday, February 28th, will be my last day on About. It's been a terrific seventeen years and a long way from the days of
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction...
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction or Fake McCoy Cookie Jars
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.
McCoy Squirrel Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 7.
Identifying Marks on Collectibles - Identify...
How to search for and identify your collectibles. Figure out values and what an items is worth
Prices Realized: Shirley Temple Dolls
Shirley Temple dolls are still sought eagerly by collectors today, find out some recent prices.
Kitchen Tools Pictures and Prices
Pictures and Prices of Antique Kitchen Tools and Utensils
McCoy Clown in a Barrel Cookie Jar - RARE
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 2.
Warman's Little Golden Books Identification and...
Warman's Little Golden Books Identification and Price Guide -- Little Golden Books are one of my top picks for folks looking for a fun and affordable collectible.
McCoy Pottery Resources
The top resources for McCoy Pottery
Muggsy
This particular Shawnee Muggsy was sold in August 2006 for $1,825. The jar belonged to the seller's mother,
J.W. McCoy Willow Ware
Collecting J.W. McCoy Willow Ware. Page 15.
McCoy Barnum Animal Crackers
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 8.
Meissen Flowered Antique Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 4.
Hot Wheels 40 Years
Finally a book that captures the passion and spirit of Hot Wheels.
McCoy Mac Dog Cookie Jar
McCoy Mac Dog Cookie Jar. Collectibles. Page 11.
Free Wizard Bookmarks
Harry Potter Collectibles -- Free Wizard Bookmarks
McCoy Hamms Bear Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 10.
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.
8 Things You Should Know When Collecting...
The key to collecting autographs by mail is constantly educating yourself, whether it is learning about fakes or keeping up to date on who is signing through the mail.
Prices Realized: Pillsbury Doughboy
Poppin Fresh collectibles, prices realized online and in antique shops. Find out what they're worth and what's available.
Shawnee Pottery Jars
Although everything "Shawnee" is collectible, the cookie jars are especially popular. The Smiley pig,
The History of Treasure Craft
Learn more about Treasure Craft Pottery
Hall Red Poppy Airflow Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 5.
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.
Shawnee Tom the Piper's Son Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 2.
McCoy Quaker Oats Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 9.
Walt Disney Auction Prices Realized
Prices Realized: Mickey Mouse Collectibles and Memorabilia including illustrations, ceramic and tin toys.
Shawnee Granny Ann Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 3.
Prairie Green Bulbous Vase
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. Page 2.
Dutch Boy Jack
Just like other Shawnee jars, the Dutch Boy is done in numerous variations. This jar was officially called
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 Carousel Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 13.
Original G.I. Joe Set
Prices and Values for G.I. Joe Collectibles. Page 2.
Santa Bank Head Cookie Jar
McCoy Santa Bank Cookie Jar from the Charlie Snyder Cookie Jar Auction Prices and Pictures. Page 17.
Hallmark, Your New Coin Shop?
state quarters coins commemorative new jersey, delaware STATE QUARTERS ornament US mint uncirculated coins figurines MINT COINS
Compare Cast Iron Mammy Banks
Black Memorabila Collectibles Index. Page 8.
Occupied Japan
Occupied Japan - Definition of the Term OCCUPIED JAPAN - Collectibles Glossary
Aunt Jemima Cookie Jar
Collecting Black cookie jars. Collectibles. Page 5.
Mike Wolfe of American Pickers
Meet Mike Wolfe of American Pickers on the History Channel
G.I. Joe Jeep
Prices and Values for G.I. Joe Collectibles. Page 3.
McCoy Mammy Mark
An index of McCoy Pottery marks. Page 13.
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.
King Corn
Think Shawnee and you can't help but think of the Corn Ware dinnerware products, their most successful

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