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Valuation and Identification of Vintage Teddy Bears

If you go down to the woods todayYou’re sure of a big surpriseIf you go down to the woods todayYou’d better go in disguise. For every bear that ever there wasWill gather there for certain, becauseToday’s the day the Teddy Bears have their picnic. Every Teddy Bear who’s been goodIs sure of a treat today.There’s

10 Places to get the Best Deals on Antique Wedding Dresses

Every bride would want to make her wedding day as memorable as ever and one of the most important items that can make her an instant sensation is her wedding dress. The long flowing yards of silk, chiffon, taffeta, lace and tulle can dazzle the audience like nothing ever. Wedding dresses can range from the

Vintage Radios – My Personal Favourite Collectibles

Sure, current generations prefer their smartphones to vintage radios, but some 100 years ago, this invention was one of the best that happened to mankind. Seriously speaking, vintage radios are among my favourite, because they not only add a touch of class to your interior design, some are even workable. Radio waves were discovered in

8 Places You Can Get Really Authentic Vintage Band Tees

Vintage band tee shirts are not just style statements. Genuine vintage band tees are a tribute to yester year bands who blazed the rock scene and imprinted their music in the minds of millions of fans. They are an important part of a culture that laid the foundation of the modern world’s pop culture. But

The History of Collectible Pens and What You Should Know

Vintage collectible pens such as fountain pens, elaborated pens with jewel casings, cigar-shaped pens, branded pens etc. are often considered much loved items of collectible value. Collectors like vintage pens for their history and technical interest, and vintage nibs are also smoother and more responsive than the modern ones as more skilled labour went into

Antique Wash Stands and How to Refurnish Them For Your New Home

Antique wash stands are some of the most popular pieces of furniture that modern dwellers want to make as part of their decorations in their new house nowadays, because besides acting as a talking point during meal gatherings, they also add a mysterious charm to the entire house and can be used as other types of

How To Identify Authentic Antique Hummel Figurines

Do you collect antique Hummel figurines, most simply referred to as Hummels, which are porcelain figurines based on the drawings of Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel, a famous German Franciscan Sister and artist? Antique Hummel figurines, first made in 1935 by the W.Goebel Pozellanfabrik in Germany, have been made for almost every occasion in life, from children