Hollow, Light-Weight Decoys Valued on the Jersey Coast and Delaware Valley
The distinctive style of coastal New Jersey decoys was shaped by the method of hunting used in the area. The sneak box was used as […]
Kentucky Rifles: How to Gauge the Quintessential American Firearm
Surprisingly, one of America’s earliest triumphs in artistic and functional design, the “Kentucky rifle,” was not invented or generally fashioned in Kentucky. The name, instead, […]
Big Ben or Kurt: Who Wins Collectibles Bowl?
If six months ago you predicted Arizona Cardinals would be facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl, raise your hand. I’m guessing your hand […]
Super Super-Bowl Collectibles
By Eric Brantner Move over Christmas. You, too, Thanksgiving. There’s a new holiday that brings families and friends closer together than all the rest. Sure, […]
Collecting Winning Football Coaches
There’s always talk and hype about great football players and their collectibles. Not so much about the sport’s great coaches. Head coaches are the driving […]
Decoys: What Should I Collect and How Much Should I Pay?
When asked “What should I collect?” the answer every dealer and collector will give is: “Collect what you like.” In my case, that means decoys. […]
Score TDs with QBs’ Memorabilia
Throughout its illustrious history, the NFL has brought fans some exciting superstar quarterbacks. I’ve already devoted articles to a few of them (Favre, the Mannings), […]
Collecting Baseball Cards: 1948 Bowman Baseball Card Set
For the baseball card industry, 1948 is considered the start of the modern or post-war era of baseball card collecting. The Bowman Gum Company of […]
Sports Dealers: Turn Maelstrom to Money
It seems you can’t go five minutes without hearing the doom-and-gloom talk about our economy. Companies are going out of business. Workers are getting laid […]
Verdict Puts Squeeze on O.J. Collectibles
Editor’s Note: Has the market for O.J. Simpson collectibles disappeared since his recent conviction on 12 felony counts? Or will there always be interest in this fallen sports hero?