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  • Jul 11 2008
  • 11 Jul 2008

Baseball Collectibles Can Benefit from Media Hype

The baseball-card market can be difficult to predict sometimes. (click here to read about investing in baseball cards.) Sure, factors such as a player’s statistics, team popularity and the card’s age all play a role in determining a collectible’s value, but sometimes cards become hot for other reasons. Collectibles may go hot because of media hype.

  • Jul 11 2008
  • 11 Jul 2008

Remembering Michael Turner

Saturday morning brought sad news for the comic collecting community. Fan favorite artist Michael Turner passed away late Friday night. Vince Hernandez of Aspen Comics, Turner’s company, issued this statement late last night:

Hello all,

  • Jul 8 2008
  • 8 Jul 2008

The Comic Speculator: Hellboy

When I began reading comics as a child it was the heroes and villains that drew me to the monthly books. I lost myself in Spider-man’s high-flying battle scenes with the Vulture and Wolverine slashing his way through Sentinels.

  • Jul 8 2008
  • 8 Jul 2008

FBI Internet Alert: Be Wary of Autographed Collectibles

Autographed collectibles are a staple in most sports memorabilia collections. They are valuable, and they hold personal meaning for the collector. However, there is a dark underbelly to the world of autographed collectibles, and the FBI wants you to be aware of it. According to the bureau, 70% of all autographed sports memorabilia sold over the Internet are fake.

  • Jul 8 2008
  • 8 Jul 2008

Baseball Collectibles—Relic Cards Carry History

The baseball-card collectibles market has undergone major changes in recent years. The ups and downs of the market have made it difficult for some collectors to make wise investments. While some cards may not be worth as much as they used to be, many card companies are doing their part to provide some valuable collectibles in their sets. One highly coveted card is the relic card.

  • Jul 7 2008
  • 7 Jul 2008

How To Add Images in “Ask a Question”

Adding Images In “Ask A Question”

1. After you have typed your question and clicked “submit”, click on your question title link.

2. There should be 5 tabs below your question title marked, View, Edit, Image, Track, and Votes. Click the “Image” tab.

3. Click the “Browse” button. This will take you to your desktop. Locate the image you want to post and select “Open”.

  • Jul 7 2008
  • 7 Jul 2008

Roycrofters Commune Source of Desirable Collectibles

Ever since three nine- and ten-year-old chums and I (unbeknown to our parents, of course) ventured to walk the four or five miles through terra-incognita streets to Boston‘s Museum of Fine Arts, guided only by a Gulf Oil Co. street map, I was smitten by the antiquities, travel and collectibles “bug,” seeking the unusual.

  • Jul 7 2008
  • 7 Jul 2008

Makeover for Sacagawea Dollar – 2009 Heralds New Reverse

A new design for the reverse of the Sacagawea dollar coin is mandated by Congress. The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee viewed many designs in June and selected a female Indian planting maze (corn) in a field. This design is intended for use on the 2009 dollar coin, the first featuring a Native American theme. Each year thereafter a different Native American design will appear.

  • Jul 7 2008
  • 7 Jul 2008

ANTIQUE NAILS

TEARING DOWN 1850ISH HOUSE..WONDERING IF OLD NAILS ARE OF VALUE AND WHETHER TO PULL OR THROW AWAY?

  • Jul 6 2008
  • 6 Jul 2008

what is my camera worth

i have a wooden korona camera with different lenses and the black film plates and would like to know something about it. if anyone could help i would appreciate it.