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  • Jan 9 2017
  • 9 Jan 2017

Rinker on Collectibles: Top Ten Changes in the Last Five Years – Part I

Shortly after “Rinker on Collectibles” turned 20 in 2006, I wrote two columns entitled “Top 10 Changes in the Last 20 Years.” Following “Rinker on […]

  • Jan 6 2017
  • 6 Jan 2017

Collecting Memorabilia from a Non-Event

The 2016 election was a sure thing. Hillary Rodham Clinton was to be elected the 45th president of the United States with one of the […]

  • Dec 29 2016
  • 29 Dec 2016

Royal Vienna Porcelain or 20th Century Knockoffs: Deciphering the ‘Bee Hive Mark’

One of the first rules one learns about buying, selling and collecting is “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” Appraisers and dealers are very […]

  • Dec 29 2016
  • 29 Dec 2016

Collecting Calendars: Fun New Year After New Year

This time of year, walk into any bookstore or retailer and you’ll be bombarded by a mind-boggling assortment of calendars for virtually every subject or […]

  • Dec 28 2016
  • 28 Dec 2016

Cheers! Champagne & Bottles offer the Ultimate Bubbly Collectible

The New Year is upon us, once again. Soon you will hear “Auld Lang Syne” being played from the cold midnight streets of Times Square […]

  • Dec 27 2016
  • 27 Dec 2016

2016 Antiques & Collectibles Retrospective: Who Got it Right?

This time of year journals and tabloids alike offer up predictions of what the coming year may hold for its readers. Experts’ phones are ringing […]

  • Dec 27 2016
  • 27 Dec 2016

Hard-to-Find Vintage New Year’s Memorabilia Makes for a Unique Collection

Vintage holiday memorabilia are a popular collectible genre, probably because there are so many different types of items available on the secondary market. There’s always […]

  • Dec 26 2016
  • 26 Dec 2016

Our CEO Looks Back with Pride, and Forward with Intention

I hated the Christmas cards that we used to get from our friends that used to tell all the great things that the family members […]

  • Dec 19 2016
  • 19 Dec 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: To Infinity and Beyond—30 Years and Still Going

“Rinker on Collectibles” was nearing its ninth anniversary when Walt Disney’s “Toy Story” premiered in general release on Nov. 22, 1995. I researched the date […]

  • Dec 14 2016
  • 14 Dec 2016

Must-Have Collectible Christmas Vinyl Records

If I were a songwriter, I’d make a special effort to compose a catchy Christmas tune. Think about it: they get played year after year, […]