Collecting JFK: Do the Kennedy Things Grandmother Saved Have Any Value
There are events in our lives that stand out like no others. Most of us in my generation know where we were and what we were doing on Nov. 22, 1963 when we learned that John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
For Video Game Collectors, Acquiring Atari’s E.T. is the Ultimate Dumpster Dive
Back in April, an excavation crew dug up the fabled “Atari landfill” in Alamogordo, N.M., where supposedly thousands of unsold copies of the “E.T.: The […]
The Postcard Time Machine: Postcard Producers Played on Leather’s Uniqueness
What do you do when there’s lots of competition? Make something completely different! That’s what publishers did during the postcard boom of the early 1900s. […]
American Estates are Gaining Momentum: Will Yours Keep Pace?
Freedom of speech; freedom of religion; freedom to peaceably assemble. The American Bill of Rights was created as a framework for American Society. But the […]
Comics Speculator: McFarlane-Signed Amazing Spider-Man #300 Cover Art to be Sold
This week on the Comic Speculator we’re taking a look at a couple of stories bouncing around the Internet that will be sure to upset […]
‘Stay Extraordinary’ Coke Bottles may be Unique, but are they Collectible?
When Coca-Cola of Israel announced it was packaging more than two million bottles of Diet Coke, each in a differently patterned shrink-wrap coating, I thought […]
Curse You, Red Baron! Rare Snoopy Flying Ace Sunday Strip up for Auction
An extremely rare original comic strip featuring Snoopy as the Flying Ace could realize a record auction price. Charlie Brown and the “Peanuts” gang are […]
Three Ghostly Board Games that are both Collectible and Great for the Kids
Being a dad with two small children, Halloween has thankfully been reclaimed from the netherworld of “adult” fun that generally includes binge drinking and embarrassing […]
Horror Comic Books: When Bad Things Happen to Good (and Bad) People
Horror comic books, like horror movies, aren’t for everyone. I think you have to be a little bit twisted to enjoy reading about bad things […]
Celebrating Halloween with Steiff’s Creatures of the Night
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… if you like ghosts and goblins and candy, for sure! The word “Halloween” literally means “hallowed evening” […]