Found 247 articles matching Toys, Dolls, Games and Puzzles category.
  • Mar 5 2014
  • 5 Mar 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: 1960s S. Salvadori Metal End Table Lamp

QUESTION: I own a gilded/painted table lamp which I rescued from a basement in Conshohocken, Pa. It has a stepped pedestal base. The standard features […]

  • Feb 18 2014
  • 18 Feb 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Royal Doulton Copy, B. David Jewelry

QUESTION: I have a Royal Doulton “Lavinia” figure that I received from my grandmother. The logo on the bottom does not match the logo I […]

  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

These Early Steiff Treasures Have a Presidential Seal of Approval

With today being the President’s Day holiday, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at Oval Office-inspired Steiff creations from the turn […]

  • Feb 17 2014
  • 17 Feb 2014

New Ogre Designer Edition is a Monstrously Detailed Board Game

Fans of classic hobby games, rejoice! Steve Jackson Games, one of the oldest and most successful companies in the business, recently shipped the Ogre Designer’s […]

  • Feb 11 2014
  • 11 Feb 2014

A Gamer’s Valentine’s Day Question: What Board Games are there about Love?

Valentine’s Day is here again, and somewhere between the flocks of half-naked, infantile archers, mountains of terrible chocolate packed in heart-shaped boxes and overpriced long-stem […]

  • Feb 10 2014
  • 10 Feb 2014

A Valentine’s Love Story Through Steiff Dolls

Every enthusiast has extra-special items in his or her collection—certain items that just take a gold medal for their rarity, design or the story behind […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Rinker on Collectibles: At 55, is Barbie Over the Hill?

In March of 2014, Barbie will celebrate her 55th birthday. G.I. Joe turns 50 in February. Both were born (introduced) at a New York Toy […]

  • Feb 5 2014
  • 5 Feb 2014

Bring the Exciting Winter Olympic Sport of Curling to Your Gaming Table!

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are just about to start. Between concerns over terrorism, confusion over choosing a site in a rather mild climate, […]

  • Feb 4 2014
  • 4 Feb 2014

Awesome Toys of the ’80s: First Generation Jetfire

Several years ago, I walked into one of Atlanta’s most awesome stores—the Book Nook, a veritable treasure trove of used books, comics, movies, music and […]

  • Jan 29 2014
  • 29 Jan 2014

Heroquest Kickstarter Controversy Highlights Dungeoncrawl Games’ Collector Value

There’s been a lot of controversy in the hobby gaming and game collecting world recently due to a Spanish publisher, Gamezone, announcing a quite possibly […]