November
21

Tips for Identifying Counterfeit Coins

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Coins are one of the more popular items that collectors like to search for, always hoping for that one ancient coin that will bring them riches beyond their wildest dreams. When you put it that way, coin collecting sounds rather romantic, and for some collectors it is. But like anything that is potentially worth vast sums of ...

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November
19

How to Tell if Your Vintage Banjo is Worth a Fortune

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No two models of banjos sound alike. Older banjos are highly prized for their unique tones that evoke the late great artists of blues, bluegrass, and folk. This handy guide lets you know if you’re picking on a goldmine. Age With a few exceptions, older banjos are more sought-after. This is because older models use ...

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November
16

Tips for Finding Collectibles at Garage Sales

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Ever since collectibles and antiques became so mainstream, and the popularity of collector-type reality shows has taken off, garage sales have taken on an entirely new meaning. It certainly isn’t difficult to draw a crowd to almost any garage sale, and while not every one has hidden treasures to find, they are out ...

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November
13

How to Know if Your Jimi Hendrix Memorabilia is Worth Any Money

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Many types of Hendrix memorabilia are valuable. Since Hendrix fans are all about the music, and not the image, the most valuable items on eBay are limited-edition vinyl records. However, virtually anything Hendrix-related will mean something to a fan, and there are few truly worthless items. Categories that hold a lot of value ...

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November
10

Should I Store Valuable Collectibles in Self Storage?

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Here’s the scenario, you’ve come into possession of some valuable collectibles but you’re not sure where to store them. Whether you paid good money for them or they were left to you in a family member’s will, keeping them safe is a high priority. If you don’t have the space in your own home, the idea of using ...

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November
6

5 Valuable Houdini Props

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Modified Handcuffs, $4000 Houdini was the real deal. If he was ever arrested, he would be out of handcuffs in a second. He rarely prepared his own props, preferring to instead use commercially purchased irons and handcuffs. However, Houdini made an exception for his most dangerous trick, the Chinese Water Torture ...

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November
3

Is There a Difference Between a Sports Collectible and Sports Memorabilia?

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If you have ever taken an interest in collecting sports cards or jerseys, or even been a fan for any length of time, you’ve undoubtedly heard the words memorabilia and collectible. These words are often used interchangeably, but there is technically a difference between them. Sports Memorabilia Something is generally ...

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