Found 242 articles matching Toys, Dolls, Games and Puzzles category.
  • Jun 20 2013
  • 20 Jun 2013

The Lost Art—and Value—of Early Video Game Manuals

I’ve reported on a number of breathtaking auction closes for exceptionally rare video-game paraphernalia and massive collections, but I think this fairly modest $1,377 item […]

  • Jun 4 2013
  • 4 Jun 2013

Star Wars-Themed ‘X-Wing’ Miniatures Game a Collectible in the Making

The biggest blockbuster to come out of the relatively tiny hobby games business last year was the Star Wars-themed miniatures game, X-Wing. Published by Fantasy […]

  • May 31 2013
  • 31 May 2013

Music-Box Bellies make Steiff’s 1950s-Era Teddy & Jocko Musical Treasures

Every enthusiast has extra-special items in their collections—certain items that just take a gold medal for their rarity, design or the story behind them. Here […]

  • May 31 2013
  • 31 May 2013

Space, the Final Collecting Frontier: ‘Star Trek’ Toys and Memorabilia

The second half of the 1960s was a memorable time for American television programming. Audiences were introduced to numerous shows that would become revered classics, […]

  • May 24 2013
  • 24 May 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Arcade Cast Iron Farm Toy, Uncle Sam & Hitler Button

QUESTION: I own an cast iron, Arcade blue corn planter toy. I acquired it as part of a boxed lot at an auction. What is […]

  • May 21 2013
  • 21 May 2013

The Curious Collector: Readers Get Answers on Porcelain Dolls

(This article first appeared in the May 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) Carl Knoll Bisque QUESTION: I was wondering if you could help identify my […]

  • May 21 2013
  • 21 May 2013

Massive Collection of Elvis Presley Memorabilia to Headline Memorial Day Auction

ST. LEONARD, Md. – A huge single-owner lifetime collection of Elvis Presley items promises to be the centerpiece offering in a Memorial Day antiques and […]

  • May 18 2013
  • 18 May 2013

Curious Collector: Dolls Large and Small

(This article first appeared in the May 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) QUESTION: I have a chance to buy this amazing Mattel doll with her […]

  • May 16 2013
  • 16 May 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: Global Hollywood & Its Impact on American Collectors

In 2005, Jane and Robert Kahn and their daughter Anna invited Linda and me to join them during their vacation in Florence, Italy. It was […]

  • May 11 2013
  • 11 May 2013

Bonhams to Auction Sheldon Doll Collection in June

LOS ANGELES — The doll collection of noted author Sidney Sheldon and his wife, Alexandra, heads to auction on June 24 at a sale sponsored […]