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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.
Marble Pictures and Prices
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices!
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?
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!
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.
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.
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.
Christensen Agate Swirl Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 7.
Machine-Made Swirl Marbles
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 6.
End of Day Onion Skin Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 11.
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.
Two-sided Sulphide Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 12.
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.
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Prices
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values
Ribbon Core Swirl Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 14.
Boxed Marble Games
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 9.
Marble King Marbles w/Original Box
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 16.
Christensen Agate Banded Transparent Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 5.
Marble Tournament Medal
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 13.
Online Auction Websites
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Solid Core Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 3.
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.
Avon Bishop II Chess Bottle
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values. Page 8.
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.
Check Out How Much Diecast Vehicles Go for at...
Hallmark diecast, hot wheels, collecting diecast vehicles.
Sulphide Frog Marble
Glass marbles are hot collectibles, just check out these prices! Page 4.
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!
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.
Single Pontil Birdcage Marble
A single pintail birdcage marble sold at Morphy's for almost $8000. Page 21.
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.
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 Pottery Marks
An index of McCoy Pottery marks.
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.
Are the Guys On "Auction Hunters" Just Actors?
Allen Haff and Ton Jones in Auction Hunters. Page 2.
Avon Cape Cod Plate
A sampling of Avon collectibles and current values.
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.
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!
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.
McCoy Happy Face Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 5.
The Boyds Collection Ltd
Boyds Collection Ltd
Sad Iron Pictures and Prices
Collectible Sad Irons - pictures and prices
Best Place to Sell Online for Antiques/Collecti...
Readers' Choice Awards -- Readers' Choice for Best Place to Sell Collectibles
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 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.
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.
Perfume Bottle Pictures and Values
Beautiful perfume bottles auction with pictures and prices.
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!
Shirley Temple Black
Shirley Temple Black (4/23/28 - 2/10/14) has lead a quiet press-free life over the past decade or two, which was probably a relief to her after being in the
Shawnee Pottery: Facts, Trivia and Collectibles
Shawnee pottery was in business form 1937 though 1961 and is a favorite pick of pottery collectors.
Eight Uses for those Old TY Beanie Babies
Collecting Beanie Babies, not quite the lucrative hobby it once was.
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.
Collecting Ideas for Kids of all Ages
kids collectibles toy happy meals stamps coins rocks
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.
Frankoma Pottery
Frankoma Pottery -- an American pottery made in Oklahoma and started in 1933.
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
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.
Antique Tools and Unusual Items Prices/ Values
Pictures and price for antique tools, unusual items and weird stuff!
Identifying Marks on Collectibles - Identify...
How to search for and identify your collectibles. Figure out values and what an items is worth
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.
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.
McCoy Globe Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 6.
Top 10 Beginner Tips to Smart Collecting!
The beginners guide to collecting, what to buy to start a collection.
McCoy Squirrel Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 7.
Robert Raikes Collectibles Bears and Dolls
Adorable Robert Raikes Collectible bears and dolls are popular with bear and doll collectors.
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.
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.
Prices Realized: Pillsbury Doughboy
Poppin Fresh collectibles, prices realized online and in antique shops. Find out what they're worth and what's available.
Kitchen Tools Pictures and Prices
Pictures and Prices of Antique Kitchen Tools and Utensils
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 Barnum Animal Crackers
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 8.
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.
Hall Crocus Football Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Hall Crocus Football Teapot. Page 6.
Hot Wheels 40 Years
Finally a book that captures the passion and spirit of Hot Wheels.
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.
Compare Cast Iron Mammy Banks
Black Memorabila Collectibles Index. Page 8.
McCoy Clown in a Barrel Cookie Jar - RARE
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 2.
Hall's Autumn Leaf Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Autumn Leaf Teapot. Page 8.
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.
Puss 'n Boots
Puss 'n Boots is another jar that comes in numerous variations, decals and gold trims. There are two
eBay: Proxy Bidding Explained
People often complain about being outbid by only fifty cents or a dollar, regretting that they did not bid a little more to win it. Yes, they might have won it with a little more, but not necessarily.
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.
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction...
The Real McCoys Cookie Jars vs Reproduction or Fake McCoy Cookie Jars
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.
Prices Realized: Shirley Temple Dolls
Dress in stowaway outfit. Needs to be restrung, but otherwise in excellent condition. $2047. 35" Ideal
G.I. Joe Pictures and Prices
Have some old GI Joes in the closet? Maybe you've hit the jackpot?
Santa Bank Head Cookie Jar
McCoy Santa Bank Cookie Jar from the Charlie Snyder Cookie Jar Auction Prices and Pictures. Page 17.
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.
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.
McCoy Hamms Bear Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 10.
A Beginners Guide to Sports Card Collecting
Sports Card Collecting -- An Beginners Guide to Sports Card Collecting
Shawnee Pottery Jars
Although everything "Shawnee" is collectible, the cookie jars are especially popular. The Smiley pig,
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.
J.W. McCoy Willow Ware
Collecting J.W. McCoy Willow Ware. Page 15.
Walt Disney Auction Prices Realized
Prices Realized: Mickey Mouse Collectibles and Memorabilia including illustrations, ceramic and tin toys.
McCoy Pottery Resources
The top resources for McCoy Pottery
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.
Belleek Limpet Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values, Belleek Limpet Teapot. Page 7.
Corning Ware Cookware Pictures and Price Guides
Corning Ware has been a staple in the American kitchen since the late 1950s. In the sixties and seventies when got married or started setting up a kitchen you got Corning Ware, it's as simple as that.
Shawnee Granny Ann Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 3.
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
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.
McCoy Carousel Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 13.
Stawberry Shortcake, My Little Pony and Care...
Child of the eighties? These are your toys -- My Little Pony, Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake dolls and collectibles. Find out more about their values.
McCoy Mac Dog Cookie Jar
McCoy Mac Dog Cookie Jar. Collectibles. Page 11.
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.
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.
Corning Ware Prices Realized
More about Corning Ware and prices realized online.
Aunt Jemima Cookie Jar
Collecting Black cookie jars. Collectibles. Page 5.
McCoy Quaker Oats Cookie Jar
McCoy Cookie Jar Gallery: Pictures and Values. Page 9.
Mike Wolfe of American Pickers
Meet Mike Wolfe of American Pickers on the History Channel
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,
Free Halloween Clip Art
Free Printables and clip art to use for Halloween crafts and collectibles
Hall Red Poppy Airflow Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 5.
Meissen Flowered Antique Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 4.
King Corn
Think Shawnee and you can't help but think of the Corn Ware dinnerware products, their most successful
Shawnee Tom the Piper's Son Teapot
A Gallery of Antique Teapot Pictures and Suggested Values. Page 2.
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.
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.
M.I.Hummel -- Merry Wanderer
M I Hummel Figurines Merry Wanderer Figurine is the most prolific of Goebel Figures. Page 2.
Raikes Bears, A Family Affair with Raikes...
Raikes Bears, It's a Family Affair Wiwth Collectible Bears
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.
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.
Learn more about Lofty!
A new game is in town for both buyers and sellers of high-end collectibles and antiques.
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
Rare Teddy Bears and Hot Prices
What's it worth? What did it sell for? Those are questions always asked about our collectibles. Shown are some interesting dolls and bears auctioned and the high prices they sold for.
Cookie Jars - Price Guide for Cookie Jars
An Easy to Use Guide of Cookie Jar Pictures, Pottery Companies and Value Guides Starting with D
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.
Christmas for Moore
Christmas collectors help out others have a better Christmas have a tornado rips through their neighborhood.

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