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Playing around with vintage toys.

People collect vintage and antique toys for a variety of reasons. Some people like the reminder of their childhood days. Others admire the quality that was once a hallmark of American manufacturing. Still others appreciate the way history was depicted … Continue reading

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History in Your Hands: Book Collecting is for Everyone!

Collecting rare early or First Edition books doesn’t have to be a hobby reserved for multi-millionaires. To be sure, books such as signed First Editions of Fitzgerald’s “Great Gatsby” can have prices in the $300,000 range. But there are very … Continue reading

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A flea market find? Not if I can help it.

Thinking of selling your unwanted stuff at a flea market? Do your homework first – and DON’T GIVE UP until you have all of the answers. When it comes to antiques and collectibles, persistence does pay off. For years, I’ve … Continue reading

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