Posts tagged “Collectible”

APR
24
2015

Nostalgia & Values for Collectibles and Antiques

By mwilcox

Superman2

Often what can drive values up is pure nostalgia, the most modern occurrence appeared in the 1980's as nostalgic Baby Boomers came into their "Productive Years" and bought up the memories of their childhood. Things like Coke machines, Lone Ranger...

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AUG
07
2014

Antiques, Vintage or Collectibles?

By mwilcox

Coketarzan

The word antique has almost become generic term for anything grandma or grandpa owned. "Vintage" covers anything older than its owner and "collectibles" has been used to describe just about anything else. Truth be told the term "antique" should...

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SEP
12
2013

Flooded Markets

By admin

Beamnewyork

When ever there is a generational shift markets often flood with items once deemed "Collectible" and possibly worth more money "One Day" by their former owners. Judging by the huge amounts of 1960's-80's collectibles on the market these days with...

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JUL
24
2013

CITIES IN CRISIS HOLDING MEMORABILIA AUCTIONS

By admin

Annieoakley

July 24, 2013

A new phenomenon has appeared on the auction scene - cities in dire financial straits are holding memorabilia auctions to raise money.

Recently the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania held an auction of Western memorabilia, including a...

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JUL
09
2013

Should I Call an Appraiser?

By admin



As an Appraiser I love being the bearer of good news, such as telling a client their ratty old recliner that Grandpa won in a poker game in 1942 is a Gustav Stickley piece worth $5000.00 or that old mantel clock is only one of six known to exist...

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