It’s Got a Good Beat and You can Dance to It: ‘American Bandstand’ Collectibles
Promotional merchandise has become such a part of American media marketing that many new movies launch simultaneously with a merchandising push. Disney is a master of such promotion, along with Lucasfilms and Pixar. Most of the merchandise comes and goes quickly, but dolls representing cultural and pop icons linger on year after year, moving from […]
Upcoming Legends Auction Retells the Story of JFK and Camelot One item at a Time
With the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy later this month, several high-level auctions of personal, campaign and presidential items associated with his time at the White House have recently been conducted. Even personal effects of Lee Harvey Oswald have been auctioned. Now comes the Kennedy-Hollywood connection. John McInnis Auctioneers is […]
Whimsical Tammis Keefe Handkerchiefs
By Lynda Kolski WorthPoint Worthologist If you’re a collector of handkerchiefs, scarves or printed kitchen textiles, then you’ve probably come across some of Tammis Keefe’s wonderful and whimsical designs. Keefe was an American textile print designer who produced a large number of designs that are characterized by her vivid colors, fun and innovative designs and […]
Turnipseed Reaps Diverse Collecting Crop
It started with a cardboard box at a garage sale purchased for $1. In the box was a plastic jewelry set—a bracelet, ring and earrings—all in polka dots. That was the beginning of Maggie Turnipseed’s collecting Bakelite plastics. “There is something about the quality of the pieces. They are very smooth, and they come in […]
BRASS BELT BUCKLES FOR SALE
I have an inscribed 1974 Dorothy of the WIZARD OF OZ BRASS belt buckle and a Bicentennial 1776-1976 Belt Buckle up for sale. Would Like to sell to collector.
Japan auction watch
Here are a couple of inro that are going up for auction at the Kogirekai auction house in Kyoto on the 15th. and 16th. of this month.
The first one is a two compartment inro that comes with a box. The size is 3.5cm by 1.2cm by 5cm. The minimum price is 45,000 yen.