Found 237 articles matching category.
  • Mar 18 2013
  • 18 Mar 2013

Antique Dolls Question Session: Turn of the Century J.D. Kestner Bisque Mold 154

(This article first appeared in the March 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) QUESTION: I was cleaning out my attic and came across what seems to […]

  • Mar 16 2013
  • 16 Mar 2013

Collecting Die Cast Cars in French Blue, 1937 to 1997

By Doug Breithaupt French cars are not often represented in miniature compared to those of other nations. Even more of a rarity is those done […]

  • Mar 15 2013
  • 15 Mar 2013

Collecting the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ — A Look at King Kong Memorabilia

It was 80 years ago this month that movie-going audiences were first introduced to one of filmdom’s most iconic—and arguably tragic—characters: the gargantuan-sized gorilla, King […]

  • Mar 14 2013
  • 14 Mar 2013

Serious Toyz Auction Features 1,300 Quality Lots in Wide Range of Categories

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Serious Toyz will seek to cement its reputation one of the leading vintage toy and collectible auction houses in the United States […]

  • Mar 11 2013
  • 11 Mar 2013

Teddies Reviewed: Spreading Joy for More Than a Century

(This article first appeared in the February 2013 issue of Teddy Bear & Friends magazine) As we begin another Teddy Bear year, it is an excellent idea […]

  • Mar 11 2013
  • 11 Mar 2013

Madame Alexander Celebrates 90 Years of Making Beautiful Dolls

(This article first appeared in the March 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) The words Madame Alexander and beauty are inseparable. From the time she was […]

  • Mar 11 2013
  • 11 Mar 2013

Toys, Glass, Petroliana Fetch Top Dollar in Auction

RAYMOND, Ill. — A standard-glaze portrait vase bearing the likeness of a cocker spaniel sold for $2,640 on the last day of a three-day auction […]

  • Mar 1 2013
  • 1 Mar 2013

Googly Eyes Help Place Mid-Century Steiff U.S. Military Academy Mascot Mule

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 […]

  • Feb 21 2013
  • 21 Feb 2013

‘Collect Them All!’ A History of the Action Figure: Part 1

Action figures—those small, poseable, usually plastic representations of various comic-book superheroes, professional sports figures and film, television and video game characters—are among the toy industry’s […]

  • Feb 20 2013
  • 20 Feb 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Weather Bird Shoes Box of Marbles Premium

QUESTION: I have a box of five marbles I received as a premium when purchasing a pair of Weather Bird Shoes. The top of the […]