• 11
    Mar

Toys, Glass, Petroliana Fetch Top Dollar in Auction

RAYMOND, Ill. — A standard-glaze portrait vase bearing the likeness of a cocker spaniel sold for $2,640 on the last day of a three-day auction held Feb. 15 thorough 17 hosted by Matthews Auctions. The 13-inch vase, signed “M. Timberlake,” was in good condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs. It was the top achiever […]

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  • 12
    Feb

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 sales represent the return to live sales for the firm, which was displaced when its Oceanside, N.Y., building was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy and the company was forced to vacate […]

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  • 28
    Oct

Fans Go Batty for Lousiville Slugger Museum

Editor’s Note: Some of the most sought-after collectibles are sports related. And near the top of that list are Louisville Sluggers. Here is a look at a museum dedicated to the official bat of Major League Baseball.

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  • 28
    Oct
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    Oct

Phillies Collectibles To Get You Ready For The World Series

As the 104th World Series gets underway, I thought it was time to pay my respect to the teams who’ve made it this far. Last week, I did a piece on Tampa Rays collectibles. Now, it’s time to honor the rich history of the Philadelphia Phillies.

 

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  • 15
    Oct

Buy “Cinderella” Rays Collectibles Now

Since their inception in 1998, the Tampa Bay Rays have suffered through some of the worst seasons in MLB history. Not a good record for collectibles. Every year, the team would finish with one of the worst records in the entire league. It seemed the franchise would never be able to turn things around.

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  • 29
    Sep

Yankee Stadium Farewell

Editor’s Note: Dan Borsey is a collector, and baseball is his passion. In Farewell to Yankee Stadium, he writes about his most precious collectibles—memories.

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  • 24
    Sep

More great baseball stories

Here is a host of stories that tell the background of collectibles and most importantly, how you can add to the value of your collection.

Yankee Stadium Farewell

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  • 23
    Sep

Sultan of Swat Collectibles: As Great as the Babe

Every once in a while, an athlete comes along who transcends his or her sport. These precious few are bigger than the game, and they become the embodiment of their country. People search incessantly for their collectibles.

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  • 16
    Sep

Historic Dodgers Collectibles—Forever Popular

The Dodgers are a historic baseball franchise whose origins extend back to 1883. Originally, the team was located in Brooklyn, New York. However, in 1958, owner Walter O’Malley made a business decision to move the franchise across the country to Los Angeles. The City of Angels instantly took the team and its collectibles, and they set a franchise record for attendance in their first year.

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