Skateboarding: Collecting the New Olympic Sport
Of the five new sports expected at the 2020 Summer Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan, apart from the usual basketball, mountain bike racing, equestrian, and […]
Collecting: Halloween Revisited
It was called Samhein, Calan Gaef, the Feast of Pomona, Parentalia, and All Hallows Eve. What is it? It’s Hallowe’en. And, pagan or not, everyone […]
Collecting: Collections from Collectors
What if you could begin a collection with a collection? Pocket watches, lace handkerchiefs, handbags, thimbles, and even coins and currency have already been collected […]
Collecting: Padlocks–The Key to Your Next Collection?
Clothing, currency, shoes, cell phones, and car keys can be easily secured inside the toe of your sneakers at the beach. No one will ever […]
Collecting: Faith or Religion?
Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism are the top five religions in the world today encompassing about 75% of believers around the world. Yet there are […]
When is a Coin not Really a Coin?
When is a Coin Not Legal Tender? When It’s a Token. Presented below are three different varieties of definitely not legal tokens intended for commercial […]
Pope Francis is one, but then so was the Buddha. Elvis was one, too, along with the Beatles. Today every baseball and sports player […]
Collecting the Promotional Standee
It’s been said that advertising is an art form. But what happens to the art form that is advertising? I’m referring to the oversized, usually […]
What Does a Museum Want?
Want to see your collection in a museum? It’s possible, maybe. A piece of an old flag, a ceramic cup and saucer, gilded silverware, […]
Can You Live in a Collectible? If It Is a 100-year-old Catalog Home, You Can
Furniture, glassware, paintings, ceramics, toys, everything inside your home can and is collectible. But the house itself? Turns out “home sweet home” has a collectible […]