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  • 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, […]

  • Apr 8 2013
  • 8 Apr 2013

Steiff Worthologist Rebekah Kaufman to Speak, Offer Appraisals at IDEX Show

Our Steiff Worthologist and forums moderator Rebekah Kaufman will be attending the annual IDEX doll and Teddy bear show April 11-14 in Orlando, Fla., giving […]

  • Apr 2 2013
  • 2 Apr 2013

Teddy Bear Hospital: Helping Childhood Friends back to Loving Condition

(This article first appeared in the March 2013 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends magazine) I have been very busy lately, as there have been […]

  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

Toy Museum Opens Mechanical Toy Exhibit in April

(This article first appeared in DOLLS magazine) A special exhibit of moving toys of the past century  will be on display at Toy Worlds Museum […]

  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

Advertising & Country Store Collectibles to pace Huge Showtime Auction

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – More than 2,400 lots from three major collections of country store, pedal cars, toys and firefighting memorabilia will be offered at […]

  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

The Curious Collector: Gene Doll Stewardess; Brazilian ‘Barbie and the Rockers’

(This article first appeared in the April 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) QUESTION: I purchased this amazing Mel Odom/Ashton-Drake Galleries 16-inch Gene doll at a […]

  • Mar 28 2013
  • 28 Mar 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Curtis-Lee Mansion Lithograph, Nabisco Pro Face Cards

QUESTION: I own a lithograph print of the Curtis-Lee Mansion, also known as Arlington House, located in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. John Ross […]

  • Mar 28 2013
  • 28 Mar 2013

Hare and Tortoise adds Strategy to Fairy Tale Racing Concept Board Game

It’s springtime again, and soon Peter Cottontail will be hoppin’ on down that bunny trail delivering his bounty of plastic, candy-filled eggs to children everywhere. […]