Disney’s Magic Kingdom of Collectibles
Editor’s Note: There are collectibles, and then there are Disney collectibles. Mickey, Cinderella, Lady and the Tramp, Little Mermaid—these keepsakes go across so many generations and bring such happiness to them. Learn more about Disney collecting.
Stars of Hollywood Royalty Auction
The Pickfair auction, held at the Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, Calif., this past weekend was filled with art, antiques and movie memorabilia collected over the years by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks.
Leaping from IT to Antiques
The economy may be coming to a screeching halt and consumer spending plummeting, but there are still good buys and opportunities in the antiques-and-collectibles market, according to David Malbuff, proprietor of the Great Strasburg Emporium and a WorthPoint expert.
Pilchuck Auction a Dazzling Success
On the evening of October 29, the famous Pilchuck Glass School held its 30th annual fundraising auction at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle. And it was a beautiful night for beautiful art-glass collectibles. This was a black-tie event where guests were invited to bid for world-class art produced by international students and teachers of the Pilchuck Glass School.
Mining for Book Treasures
Why amass book collectibles? What drives some of us to fill our homes from floor to ceiling with books, to haunt bookshops, book fairs and auctions to acquire more and then cast forth again to seek yet more? Well, mainly, many of us who collect do so because we love books, and we like to have them around us within easy reach.
Gift Annuity: You Give, Then Receive
Editor’s Note: CPA Jim Sturgill always gives sound advice to antiques-and-collectibles dealers and collectors. Here he suggests a win-win way for anyone to make charitable contributions in this down economy.