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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Identifying Marks on Collectibles - Identify...
How to search for and identify your collectibles. Figure out values and what an items is worth
Assortment of Oxblood Marbles
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 10.
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.
Machine-Made Swirl Marbles
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 6.
Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Values
An assortment of teapot pictures and prices for antique collectors.
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.
Avon Skater's Waltz
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 7.
Christensen Agate Swirl Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 7.
Avon Bishop II Chess Bottle
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 8.
End of Day Onion Skin Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 11.
These Collectible Baseball Cards Still Bring In...
A sampling of prices realized at online auctions for rare and hard-to-find baseball cards.
Avon Cable Car Cologne
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 6.
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Prices
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values
Check Out How Much Diecast Vehicles Go for at...
Hallmark diecast, hot wheels, collecting diecast vehicles.
Ribbon Core Swirl Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 14.
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.
Avon Cape Cod Sugar & Creamer
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 3.
Two-sided Sulphide Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 12.
Black and White Navarre Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 8.
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.
Onionskin Swirl Marble
toys boat train marble collecting antique toys. Page 17.
Marble Boxes
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 15.
Avon Cape Cod Bowl
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 2.
Marble Tournament Medal
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 13.
Marble King Marbles w/Original Box
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 16.
Boxed Marble Games
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 9.
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 Plate
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values.
Christensen Agate Banded Transparent Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 5.
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.
Solid Core Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 3.
Indian Mag Lite Marble
Monumental Indian “Mag Lite” marble. Page 18.
Avon Sharing The Christmas Spirit
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 4.
Learn More about Morton
I've been dedicated the month of February to updating the numerous pottery and cookie jar pages on this website. After all cookie jars is where this all started
Sulphide Frog Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 4.
Enjoying the Night Before Christmas
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 5.
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.
Onion Skin Blizzard Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices!
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.
McCoy Pottery Marks
An index of McCoy Pottery marks.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Online Auction Websites
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McCoy Mammy
Collecting Black McCoy Mammy Cookie jars. Page 4.
Red Wing Pottery Profile
Red Wing Pottery from Minnesota is well known among antiquers and collectors, the salt-glazed pottery can command prices in the thousands.
Best Place to Sell Online for Antiques/Collecti...
Readers' Choice Awards -- Readers' Choice for Best Place to Sell Collectibles
Top 10 Beginner Tips to Smart Collecting!
The beginners guide to collecting, what to buy to start a collection.
Single Pontil Birdcage Marble
A single pintail birdcage marble sold at Morphy's for almost $8000. Page 21.
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
McCoy Happy Face Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 5.
Sad Iron Pictures and Prices
Collectible Sad Irons - pictures and prices
Shawnee Pottery: Facts, Trivia and Collectibles
Shawnee pottery was in business form 1937 though 1961 and is a favorite pick of pottery collectors.
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!
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.
M.I.Hummel -- Merry Wanderer
M I Hummel Figurines Merry Wanderer Figurine is the most prolific of Goebel Figures. Page 2.
Eight Uses for those Old TY Beanie Babies
Collecting Beanie Babies, not quite the lucrative hobby it once was.
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.
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.
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.
Are the Guys On "Auction Hunters" Just Actors?
Allen Haff and Ton Jones in Auction Hunters. Page 2.
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.
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.
Frankoma Pottery
Frankoma Pottery -- an American pottery made in Oklahoma and started in 1933.
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.
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.
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.
Collecting Ideas for Kids of all Ages
kids collectibles toy happy meals stamps coins rocks
Perfume Bottle Pictures and Values
Beautiful perfume bottles auction with pictures and prices.
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.
Company Profile: Wade Ceramics, Ltd.
A profile of the ceramics and pottery company Wade Ceramics, Ltd., which has been associated with fine pottery since the early 1800s.
Disneyland Sign Up For Auction
Disney Auctions celebrates Disneyland's 48th anniversary by offering official Disneyland sign and ride and parade vehicles from the park
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.
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.
Antique Tools and Unusual Items Prices/ Values
Pictures and price for antique tools, unusual items and weird stuff!
Belleek Limpet Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Belleek Limpet Teapot. Page 7.
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.
Hall Crocus Football Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Hall Crocus Football Teapot. Page 6.
Meissen Flowered Antique Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 4.
Hall's Autumn Leaf Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Autumn Leaf Teapot. Page 8.
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.
Prices Realized: Shirley Temple Dolls
Shirley Temple dolls are still sought eagerly by collectors today, find out some recent prices.
Prices Realized: Pillsbury Doughboy
Poppin Fresh collectibles, prices realized online and in antique shops. Find out what they're worth and what's available.
W. Britain Miniature Toy Soldiers
Going back well over a century Britains miniature toy soldiers were once a child's toy, but no more.
Hall Red Poppy Airflow Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 5.
M.I.Hummel --Farewell
M I Hummel Figurines Farewell Retired in 1993. Page 10.
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,
How To Find Out What It's Worth
A simple How-To to on finding value of your collectibles, from your About.com Guide to Collectibles.
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.
McCoy Globe Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 6.
Shawnee Granny Ann Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 3.
M.I.Hummel -- Sad Song
M I Hummel Figurines Collectibles. Page 6.
Hot Wheels 40 Years
Finally a book that captures the passion and spirit of Hot Wheels.
Collecting Elvis Presley Memorabilia and...
Elvis Presley was not only popular when he was alive, his popularity after his death skyrocketed. Vintage and authentic Elvis memorabilia is crazy collectible, which has spurred current companies to take advantage of that interest to produce current collectibles. How well do you know your Elvis, take the trivia test . . Read more
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
AuctionBytes Blog
It takes me leaving, but I finally got to be a subject of a blog on AuctionBytes Blog. Thanks for the writeup!
Mike Wolfe of American Pickers
Meet Mike Wolfe of American Pickers on the History Channel
Prices Realized -- 75 Years of Mickey Mouse...
Sotheby's and The Walt Disney Company recently concluded the celebration of Mickey Mouse's 75th anniversary
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.
McCoy Squirrel Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 7.
Shawnee Tom the Piper's Son Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 2.
Walt Disney Auction Prices Realized
Prices Realized: Mickey Mouse Collectibles and Memorabilia including illustrations, ceramic and tin toys.
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.
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction...
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction or Fake McCoy Cookie Jars
Corning Ware Prices Realized
More about Corning Ware and prices realized online.
McCoy Clown in a Barrel Cookie Jar - RARE
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 2.
Shawnee King Corn Individual Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values
Collecting Community Comes Together
One of achievements I am most proud of from my years here on About happened just a few months ago. In 2012 - 2013 there were several weather related
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
McCoy Barnum Animal Crackers
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 8.
M.I.Hummel - Puppy Love
M I Hummel Figurines Puppy Love is the figurine that started it all.
G.I. Joe Pictures and Prices
Have some old GI Joes in the closet? Maybe you've hit the jackpot?
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.
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.
Kitchen Tools Pictures and Prices
Pictures and Prices of Antique Kitchen Tools and Utensils
Beatles Prices and Values
If it's Beatles, it's collectible. Were you lucky enough to stash some stuff in the closet from the sixties?
McCoy Hamms Bear Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 10.
Sell Your Stuff: Online Malls - TIAS, R...
As a buyer, when looking for something specific, I always check online malls, along with eBay. And as a buyer, I have my favorites to browse -- I like a clean page, an easy search format and I don't like like to see mis-represented items.
Frankoma Pacing Puma
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 3.
Comic Book Price Resources
Find out more about comic books are selling for over the past few years of listings.
Tips on Caring for, Buying and Authenticating...
Hummel figurines are adorable, but there is nothing adorable when one breaks or gets chipped! Be sure to take care of your Hummels and other fine ceramic figurines with these hints.
Compare Cast Iron Mammy Banks
Black Memorabila Collectibles Index. Page 8.
McCoy Quaker Oats Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 9.
Puss 'n Boots
Puss 'n Boots is another jar that comes in numerous variations, decals and gold trims. There are two
McCoy Pottery Resources
The top resources for McCoy Pottery
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.
Robert Raikes Collectibles Bears and Dolls
Adorable Robert Raikes Collectible bears and dolls are popular with bear and doll collectors.
Fake McCoy Mark on Uncle Sam Vase
An index of McCoy Pottery marks. Page 10.
McCoy Mac Dog Cookie Jar
McCoy Mac Dog Cookie Jar. Collectibles. Page 11.
Halloween Games from the Roaring Twenties
Vintage Halloween Party Book games and graphics
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.
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
G.I. Joe Jeep
Prices and Values for G.I. Joe Collectibles. Page 3.
Who's Who in California Pottery Companies, Part...
The list of California Potteries numbers well over 1000, this list helps with a short brief on some of the more popular ones from I to Z
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.

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