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Determining the Collectibility of Valuable Matchbox Cars

Matchbox, a popular toy brand introduced by Lesney Products in 1953 but is now owned by Mattel, Inc, has always been a perpetual favourite among vintage toy car collectors, with its large varieties of diecast toy vehicles, plastic model kits and action figurines. Collectors were fascinated by the intricate details that went into the making

The 6 Best Things about Vintage Schwinn Bikes

The name ‘Schwinn’ has been synonymous with high quality bicycles for more than a century. Schwinn Bicycle Company, established in 1895, started with two partners named Ignaz Schwinn and Adolph Arnold. However, Arnold sold his stake in the company later and it was Schwinn who made the company a market leader in the bicycle industry.

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

A to Z of the Collectible Rock-Ola Jukebox

Jukeboxes were essential sources of entertainment in public places especially teenager hangouts in the 1950s and 1960s. These mechanical devices were colourful works of art with lots of flashy lights, chrome and glass and allowed people to view the spinning and whirring of machines as they hear their favorite music. Today, some of the classic

The Ultimate Secret of Antique Curio Cabinets

Antique curio cabinets are an artistic piece of furniture mainly handmade by skilled artisans and are designed to exhibit and enhance the look of artful collectables. They are made mainly from wood and glass. The wood is handpicked and put together using hand tools. The exquisite craftsmanship of the skilled artisans brings life to this

Little Known Facts about Antique Trunks and Why They Matter

Antique trunks are associated with wonderful pieces of history and have traveled over centuries to still hold a place of importance among the antique enthusiasts today. Some of these on proper restoration can fetch a very high selling price. The trunks furniture was normally used for storage of clothing during travel since the last many

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