It’s Time to Sell Your Sports Collection… Now What?
There are many reasons and numerous potential life-changing events that may provide the catalyst for selling your treasured sports memorabilia collection. Financial hardship, college tuition, […]
Ringside Collectibles: Boxing Memorabilia Packs a Punch
Pugilism: (pu·gi·lism) The skill, practice and sport of fighting with the fists; boxing.—Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary. The sport of boxing has a long and divisive history. […]
Collectible Posters from the 1969-70 ‘American Invasion’ of the U.K.
The Beatles were at the vanguard of the “British Invasion” of America in the 1960s, a movement that embraced a slew of British bands that […]
Bysouth’s U.K. Versions of Disney Movie Posters an Affordable Variant for U.S. Collectors
Disney movies are popular worldwide, and Britain has long had an avid appetite for Disney products. Posters for these movies were re-designed for the British […]
The Collector’s Minute: Who is Fougasse?
One of the joys of the antique and appraisal business is running into wonderful things you’ve never seen before, each one a new mystery to be […]
Rinker on Collectibles: Global Hollywood & Its Impact on American Collectors
In 2005, Jane and Robert Kahn and their daughter Anna invited Linda and me to join them during their vacation in Florence, Italy. It was […]
Hitting a Circus Jackpot at Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair
This year I hit the jackpot in my on-going quest to add to my collection of circus memorabilia. Each March, for most of the past […]
Collecting the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ — A Look at King Kong Memorabilia
It was 80 years ago this month that movie-going audiences were first introduced to one of filmdom’s most iconic—and arguably tragic—characters: the gargantuan-sized gorilla, King […]
Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales
LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted by Phillip Weiss Auctions. The […]
Know Your America: Geography through Souvenir Pottery, Plates and the Rest
From lovely plates and delicate pitchers to decorative trinket boxes and figural animals, souvenir pottery was proudly displayed in American homes for decades. Today, many […]