Found 243 articles matching Toys, Dolls, Games and Puzzles category.
  • Jun 17 2009
  • 17 Jun 2009

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Tin Soldiers, M1 Helmet, Semaphore Light, ‘Family Circle’

QUESTION: I have five lead figures that my mother acquired from her grandfather when living in Macedonia around 1950. Her grandfather was born before 1890s, […]

  • Mar 24 2009
  • 24 Mar 2009

Reproduction or Antique? How Best to Enhance a Doll Collection

When talking with a doll collector, the conversation inevitably turns to those dolls that make up our “dolly dreams.” We secretly envision going to a […]

  • Feb 24 2009
  • 24 Feb 2009

How Much Is That Dolly In The Window?

In the world of antiques, just because something is old does not make it particularly valuable. Likewise, just because a doll is old does not […]

  • 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 […]