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.
Collecting High-Valued Baseball Cards
While prices for the basic living necessities keep rising faster, the market for high end baseball cards seem to be growing more and more. Unlike when times were tough back in the early 1980’s when high end sports cards prices were at their lowest, this time around the baseball card market is just the opposite.
Then and Now
A FORTUNE FROM THE KITCHEN TABLE
“KITCHEN TABLE” ANTIQUE PISTOLS SET RECORDS AT ROCK ISLAND AUCTION
Three world records result from sale of a collection by man trying to buy a car for his elderly mother.
The Quintessential Union Firearm
Over the last twenty years I keep getting one question asked over and over again. What was THE CIVIL WAR FIREARM? In a war right at the cusp of the industrial revolution that is a more difficult question then it may seem. With the use of every arm ever made in American Arsenals and Imports from almost every country in Europe, the total of Arms used in our Civil War is over 600 distinct types!
Fly Fishing with Grass
Bamboo (or cane), a grass, was the material of choice used in the construction of fishing rods from the third quarter of the 19th Century to the middle of the 20th Century until the introduction of fiberglass.