Collecting Antique Dolls ….How Do I Start?
Whenever someone visits my home I frequently hear “Oh you collect dolls” followed by “Where do you find them”. I have always loved antiques and have collected a variety of things beginning in my early 20’s, my love affair with dolls began with a visit to a local historical building that is a hotel and also features a wonderful restaurant.
From Manmade to Machine Manufactured, Transitional Marbles Were Homemade
From 1880 to 1915 glass marbles were manufactured in the US by machine for the first time – or at least they were machine manufactured in part. A part of the process was still done by hand and the marbles made in this way are known as Transitional Marbles. They represent a bridge between manmade and machine manufactured marbles.
Kate Moss, Latin Art, a Gold Rush Coin, & Insuring Collectibles
In eccentric collectibles, model Kate Moss drops a hair extension in Berlin that results in bids on eBay and in fine art, a contested painting sets a new record for a Latin work. Iowan floods that brought the heartbreaking loss of a baseball legend’s memorabilia prompts an article on sports collectibles insurance, a Gold Rush-era coin is put on display, and a doll hits the big screen.
More new webkinz
Hey veiwers it’s the three sisters telling you all the new kind of webkinz coming out this year. Just in case you don’t know whst webkinz is it is a website where you can have pets on. You can make food, play games, buy things, like clothes, food, books,and many more. You can wash your pet or you can wash your pets teeth and fase. You can garden too. Plus there is sooo much more.
l950’s Disney Walking Dolls
I have two Mickey Mouse dolls that move their legs forward and walk when you hold their hands. Does anyone know if they are worth anything?
Model Car and Toy Car Collectibles
As auto companies lay off employees and reduce the models they produce, and the price of gas has us wondering if that van or SUV was worth buying, we might begin to ponder where the auto industry is headed. It seems like fuel efficiency will be the priority in modern car design.
Webkinz :) Collectibles for Kids
We collect webkinz because the web site is fun to play with and they are adorable.You can look at our slides and learn about them. You have to be careful where you buy them as some sometimes they could be dangerous if you use your real name and address. (explain that)
some of the questions you might want to answer….
who collects webkinz
why they collect them
what you do with them
Francisco Vargas wax dolls
i am looking fo9r someone whose is knowlegeable in Fransico Vargas wax dolls. ABOUT THE ARTIST: Born in 1825, Francisco Vargas Sr. was a native of Mexico who arrived in the United States by covered wagon in 1864 and found his way to New Orleans several years later. By 1875, he had set up shop on Royal Street, making wax sculptures, a trade he had learned as a boy from a Jesuit priest.
A Very Brief History of Toys
Toys have been around since the dawn of mankind. No doubt after the invention of the wheel, there was a kid demanding a miniature version.