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  • 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 […]

  • May 10 2013
  • 10 May 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: Will Articulated Comic Book Art Drive Up Action Figure Values?

Will, who lives in Bristol, Tenn., is a regular caller into WHATCHA GOT?, my syndicated antiques and collectibles call-in radio show. He collects 1980s and […]

  • May 9 2013
  • 9 May 2013

Are You Game for a Game of Thrones?

When I tried to read George R. R. Martin’s “A Game of Thrones” some years ago, I found it to be turgid, soapy and overwhelmingly […]

  • May 9 2013
  • 9 May 2013

Teddy Bear Hospital: Two Bears Saved from Uncertain End

(This article first appeared in the April 2013 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends magazine) As the days roll into the spring here in the […]

  • May 3 2013
  • 3 May 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Whitney Reed Rocking Horse, Hindenburg Ephemera

QUESTION: Several years ago I purchased a Whitney Reed, glider base, rocking horse for $600. The horse is 33-inches long and 31-inches to the top […]

  • May 1 2013
  • 1 May 2013

A Tiny Classic Steiff Design with a Big Identification Mystery

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 […]