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What are the current Market Trends? Hot Wheels, Childhood Favorites Are Popular Collectibles

Hot Wheels collector Dennis Schrage was drawn to the collectible, realistic-looking mini cars about 10 years after they were introduced by Mattel Inc., in 1968. He caught the collecting bug in his 30s after spending most of his young adulthood in the late 1960s and early ‘70s loving the muscle cars and California custom car scene. Continue reading What are the current Market Trends? Hot Wheels, Childhood Favorites Are Popular Collectibles

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World War I Propaganda Posters

Uncle Sam Recruiting Poster

American illustrator James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960) utilized Lord Kitchener as incentive regarding his well-known recruiting poster, “I Want You for U.S. Army.”

Flagg was successful with numerous well-known periodicals during the early twentieth century and also would make contributions with regard to forty six posters towards the war effort.

Flagg’s most well-known as well as significant work had been his Kitchener-derived poster, showcasing a white-haired, really serious Uncle Sam using a pointed finger. Continue reading World War I Propaganda Posters

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Vintage Dolls

Collectible Barbie Dolls

In the contemporary and vintage segment, dolls belonging to the 1950s and 1960s enjoy a robust following. Numerous dolls out of this time period possessed substantial wardrobes, dresses as well as accessories with regard to dolls including Revlon, Cissy, Chatty Cathy family, Barbie family, Ginny, Muffy, or even virtually any fashion dolls which continue to be in great demand. Continue reading Vintage Dolls

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Northwood Glass

Northwood Glass

The Northwood Glass Company was founded by English-born Harry Northwood, son of a talented glass manufacturer.

Harry left England to work in America in 1880, when he was twenty years old, and founded his own factory in 1887 in Ohio, before eventually moving to Wheeling, West Virginia. Many people believe that it was Harry who brought the technique of iridizations to the USA, having seen it at his father’s glassworks. Continue reading Northwood Glass