Q & A with Harry Rinker: ‘Bone’ Picture Book, Honeywell Kangaroo Paperweight
QUESTION: I own a copy of the “Bone Picture Book,” published by McGraw-Hill in 1968. Before listing it on eBay, I tried to research its […]
Q & A with Harry Rinker: ‘Early Junk’ Chair, Dale Earnhardt Die-Cast Car
QUESTION: Between 40 and 50 years ago, when my mother was collecting “early junk,” she purchased a rush-seat arm chair that has arms, legs and […]
Vintage Sports Pennants Provide Historical and Collectible Value
While still produced and available at stadiums around the country, the team pennant as we know them today are more of fan shop novelties than […]
Indianapolis 500 Push Collectibles into High Gear
The Indianapolis 500, often referred to, as the Indy 500, is an annual race held on Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motors Speedway (IMS). […]
Collecting Danica Patrick: Options For Everyone
This weekend, the Daytona 500 will have a lot of extra attention on it because of one driver: Danica Patrick. As the first woman to […]
Indy 500 Driver Collectibles
You can buy hundreds of collectibles including die-cast miniatures of the world’s fastest cars, emblems, patches, lighters, t-shirts, flags and the like, but there’s nothing quite like having an extensive collection of memorabilia from the race’s greatest drivers behind panels of glass.
Bob Swanson’s Indianapolis 500 Collection
With many people planning some rest and recreation along with family BBQs, the Indy 500 stands out as the highlight of the Memorial Day weekend and this year’s event is jammed packed with festivities any race fan would love to attend.
San Diego’s Indy 500 Collectibles
Where there is a sport, there are fans, collectors and museums. Tomorrow the world’s greatest racecar drivers will compete hoping to win the Indianapolis 500.
In San Diego (two thousand miles from Indianapolis) a passion for everything about automobiles permeates the San Diego Automotive Museum.