Found 240 articles matching Toys, Dolls, Games and Puzzles category.
  • 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 […]

  • Feb 18 2013
  • 18 Feb 2013

French Bébé Doll Soars Past Estimate, Sells for $18,000 at Dolls & Teddy Auction

(This article first appeared in the February 2013 issue of DOLLS magazine) DENVER, Pa. – A Japanese collector paid $18,000 for a 23-inch French bisque […]

  • Feb 12 2013
  • 12 Feb 2013

Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales

LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted by Phillip Weiss Auctions. The […]

  • Jan 31 2013
  • 31 Jan 2013

Kickstarter Craze Causing Chaos in Board Game Collectors’ Corners

Back in 2010, a tiny board-game publisher called Clever Mojo put its first title, a sci-fi dice game called Alien Frontiers, up as a Kickstarter […]

  • Jan 24 2013
  • 24 Jan 2013

If You’re Hearing that Metal Buzz, it Must be Time for Electric Football

As a games journalist, I am beholden to be completely honest with my readers. And I will be completely frank: I know next to nothing […]

  • Jan 18 2013
  • 18 Jan 2013

Doll Fetches Record $212,000 in Theirault’s Auction

(This article first appeared in DOLLS magazine) SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA—A German-made character doll sold for $212,000 at a Jan. 12 auction held by Theirault’s auction house, setting a […]

  • Jan 16 2013
  • 16 Jan 2013

Charlie Bears May Be Young but They’re Growing

Just seven years since Charlie Bears was founded, the British maker of artist-designed bears and friends is preparing to launch its biggest collection yet—about 60 […]

  • Jan 3 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

Steiff’s Jackie Bears Issued to Mark the Golden Anniversary of the Teddy Bear

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 […]