Valentine’s Warm and Fuzzy Story
The obligatory giving of flowers, candy and cards often makes Valentine’s Day—supposedly a holiday for celebrating true love—seem like just another example of consumerism gone […]
What Makes a Hobby Board Game Valuable?
Many board games found in antiques shops and other secondhand retailers may not be as valuable as some might hope. More specifically, there exists a […]
Licensed Board Games: Junk or Jewels?
By Michael Barnes What is a licensed board game? Chances are you’ve seen plenty and probably played several in your time. They’re the board games […]
Collectible Cribbage Boards
By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist Cribbage is a game that is more than four centuries old. It’s a card game, but most recognize it by […]
How Much Is That Game in the Window?
The first thing I look for when I stroll up someone’s driveway to a yard sale or as I’m rummaging through the detritus of material […]
Hot Wheels’ Goodwill Ambassador
At first glance, Bruce Pascal looks exactly like what he is: a respectable middle-aged commercial real-estate agent with a wife and family. But get him […]
Hot Wheels—Still Blazing at 40
Mattel’s Hot Wheels, the ultimate stocking stuffer, turned 40 this year and is still the king of die-cast collectibles, with a staggering two cars sold […]
Disney’s Magic Kingdom of Collectibles
Editor’s Note: There are collectibles, and then there are Disney collectibles. Mickey, Cinderella, Lady and the Tramp, Little Mermaid—these keepsakes go across so many generations and bring such happiness to them. Learn more about Disney collecting.
A Life Well Lived
A Life Well Lived
By Laurie McGill
On June 18, 2008 I turned on my computer to find an email from the Tudor Family:
This Schuco Pig Violinist is a Pre World War Two example made by Schuco in the 1930’s, values for these depends a great deal on their condition. The famous German toy maker Schuco had it’s start in the Schreyer & Co , formed by Heinrich Muller and Heinrich Schreyer in 1912, the company was renamed “Schuco” in 1921.