Found 243 articles matching Toys, Dolls, Games and Puzzles category.
  • 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 […]

  • Apr 25 2013
  • 25 Apr 2013

Batman Board Games Show the Difference Between Players and Collectors

Wizkids, the makers of the popular comic-book-themed Heroclix tabletop game, just released a new Batman board game. In Batman: The Gotham City Strategy Game, two […]

  • Apr 23 2013
  • 23 Apr 2013

A Bad Video Game for an Ancient Gaming System Features an Outsized Price Tag

The world of collectible video games and video gaming equipment is a peculiar thing. Vast swaths of software and consoles are quite literally worthless, unusable […]

  • Apr 15 2013
  • 15 Apr 2013

‘Collect Them All!’ A History of the Action Figure, Part 2

In my previous installment of this two-part series, I outlined the history of action figures previous to the mid-1970s, which was dominated my companies like […]

  • Apr 10 2013
  • 10 Apr 2013

Eternal Appeal of French Bébé Dolls still Captivate Collectors

(This article first appeared in the March 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) Elizabeth awoke Christmas morning to an elaborate tree decorated with candles, silver icicles, […]