Found 240 articles matching Toys, Dolls, Games and Puzzles category.
  • Feb 12 2009
  • 12 Feb 2009

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 […]

  • Feb 11 2009
  • 11 Feb 2009

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 […]

  • Feb 4 2009
  • 4 Feb 2009

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 […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Jan 14 2009
  • 14 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Jan 6 2009
  • 6 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Dec 22 2008
  • 22 Dec 2008

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 […]

  • Nov 30 2008
  • 30 Nov 2008

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.

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

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:

  • Nov 10 2008
  • 10 Nov 2008

Schuco Toys

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.