Author Archives: Collector

Turning Antique and Collectible In the New Year 1919-2019

Turning Antique and Collectible In the New Year 1919-2019

By Maxine Carter-Lome One hundred years is the age when items officially become antiques, and sometimes more valuable as a collectible. As we ring in 2019, we look back on […]

10 Things You Didn't Know Were Collectible

10 Things You Didn't Know Were Collectible

By Richard Davies, AbeBooks Photo albums The biggest growth area in the rare book world is vintage photo albums. Collectors and institutions want unique items, and personal photo albums fill […]

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

What's Selling on eBay: December 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $342 (16 bids, 6 bidders): Antique Vintage Celluloid Santa Flying Zeppelin Airship Christmas Aviation Ornament. The piece is about 5 1/4 inches long, 2 […]

Library of Congress Launches First Exhibit of Geppi Collection

Library of Congress Launches First Exhibit of Geppi Collection

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C.Vaughn Selections from The Stephen A. Geppi Collection of Comics and Graphic Arts went on display in the Great Hall of the Thomas Jefferson Building at […]

A Galaxy Full of Star Wars Collectible Memorabilia

A Galaxy Full of Star Wars Collectible Memorabilia

by Amanda Sheriff The wonderful thing about Star Wars collecting is the multitudinous trove of material that spans across entertainment mediums and collecting focuses, centered around one series. Star Wars […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2018

What's Selling on eBay: November 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,805 (55 bids, 14 bidders): Antique American 1833 Ladies Anti-Slavery Society Broadside Hamilton Penn. You can imagine my reaction when a good friend and […]

Publisher’s Corner: December 2018

Publisher's Corner: December 2018

Past, Present, & Future Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome Hard to believe we are at the end of yet another year! December issues give us an opportunity to reflect on a […]

Great Collections: November 2018

Great Collections: November 2018

The National Scouting Museum at Philmont Scout Ranch by Maxine Carter-Lome Founded in 1910 by Chicago publisher William Boyce, and inspired by and modeled on the Boy Scout Association established […]